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Process Mining (Wintersemester 2021/2022)

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Henrik Leopold (Business Process Technology)

General Information

  • Weekly Hours: 2
  • Credits: 3
  • Graded: yes
  • Enrolment Deadline: 01.10.2021 - 22.10.2021
  • Teaching Form: Lecture / Exercise
  • Enrolment Type: Compulsory Elective Module
  • Course Language: English

Programs & Modules

IT-Systems Engineering MA
Data Engineering MA
  • CODS-Konzepte und Methoden
  • CODS-Techniken und Werkzeuge
  • CODS-Spezialisierung
Cybersecurity MA
Digital Health MA

Description

Process mining is a family of data analysis methods that aims to discover, monitor, and improve organizational processes by analyzing data from so-called event logs. These event logs are generated by various information systems that are used in an organization and, therefore, capture how organizational processes are actually executed. The main difference to traditional data analysis techniques is that process mining explicitly focuses on the process perspective. That is, it aims to reveal the complex order relations among the activities captured in the event log. This lecture gives an introduction into the field of process mining. After introducing basic formalisms, the lecture provides a detailed and algorithmic perspective on the three key process mining technologies: process discovery conformance checking, and enhancement. What is more, it shows how process mining is currently used in industrial environments. The core idea of the lecture is to combine lectures and exercises such that students can directly apply theoretical concepts in the context of small assignments.

Please refer to the Moodle page for more details, lecture materials, and links to the online sessions: https://moodle2.uni-potsdam.de/course/view.php?id=30042

Requirements

  • Completed Bachelor's studies.
  • Recommended:  Process-oriented Information Systems.

Literature

  • Wil van der Aalst: Process Mining: Discovery, Conformance, and Enhancement of Business Processes, Springer 2011
  • Josep Carmona et al.:  Conformance Checking Relating Processes and Models, Springer 2018.
  • Mathias Weske: Business Process Management: Concepts, Languages, Architectures, Springer 2007
  • Marlon Dumas et al.: Fundamentals of Business Process Management, Springer 2013

Learning

Lecture and Exercises.

Whether the lectures will be held onside or online depends on the number of enrollments.

Examination

Final Exam.

Dates

Thursdays from 13:30 to 15:00

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