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Background information on the Heuristics miner

Note: this article provides pointers to extra material, beyond this course. Those interested are invited to inspect these resources, but this is not mandatory for the successful completion of this course.

The basic use of the Heuristics miner plug-in is also explained in this brief video (YouTube, 6 min). More advanced options are shown in this video (YouTube, 14 min).

The following scientific papers describe in great detail how the Heuristics miner works:

  1. A.J.M.M. Weijters, W.M.P. van der Aalst, and A.K. Alves de Medeiros. Process Mining with the Heuristics Miner-algorithm. BETA Working Paper Series, WP 166, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, 2006.
  2. Weijters, A. J. M. M., and J. T. S. Ribeiro. Flexible heuristics miner (FHM). Computational Intelligence and Data Mining (CIDM), 2011 IEEE Symposium on. IEEE, 2011.
  3. J.T.S. Ribeiro. Multidimensional process discovery. PhD thesis. (Heuristics miner is explained from p. 61)
  4. F. Mannhardt, M. de Leoni, and H.A. Reijers. Heuristic mining revamped : an interactive, data-aware, and conformance-aware miner. Proceedings of the BPM Demo Track and BPM Dissertation Award, co-located with 15th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2017), Barcelona, Spain, September 13, 2017.

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