Integrating Computer Log Files for Process Mining: a Genetic Algorithm Inspired Technique

Jan Claes, Geert Poels
Proceedings of CAiSE 2011 Workshops, LNBIP 83, p. 282-293, 2011 (proceedings acceptance rate: 42%) pdf
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Abstract. Process mining techniques are applied to single computer log files. But many processes are supported by different software tools and are by consequence recorded into multiple log files. Therefore it would be interesting to find a way to automatically combine such a set of log files for one process. In this paper we describe a technique for merging log files based on a genetic algorithm. We show with a generated test case that this technique works and we give an extended overview of which research is needed to optimise and validate this technique.

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