BPM 2018
   Sydney, Australia. September 9-14, 2018


Accepted Papers

The accepted papers of the 16th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2018) are:

BPM 2018

Track I: Foundations

  • Open to Change: A Theory for Iterative Test-Driven Modelling
    Tijs Slaats, Søren Debois and Thomas Hildebrandt
  • Construction Process Modeling: Representing Activities, Items and their Interplay
    Elisa Marengo, Werner Nutt and Matthias Perktold
  • Feature-Oriented Composition of Declarative Artifact-Centric Process Models
    Rik Eshuis
  • Animating Multiple Instances in BPMN Collaborations: from Formal Semantics to Tool Support
    Flavio Corradini, Chiara Muzi, Barbara Re, Lorenzo Rossi and Francesco Tiezzi
  • Managing decision tasks and events in time-aware business process models
    Roberto Posenato, Francesca Zerbato and Carlo Combi
  • Interestingness of traces in declarative process mining: the Janus PLTLf approach
    Alessio Cecconi, Claudio Di Ciccio, Giuseppe De Giacomo and Jan Mendling
  • Unbiased, Fine-Grained Description of Processes Performance from Event Data
    Vadim Denisov, Dirk Fahland and Wil M.P. Van Der Aalst
  • Abstract-and-Compare: A Family of Scalable Precision Measures for Automated Process Discovery
    Adriano Augusto, Abel Armas-Cervantes, Raffaele Conforti, Marlon Dumas, Marcello La Rosa and Daniel Reißner
  • Correlating Activation and Target Conditions in Data-Aware Declarative Process Discovery
    Volodymyr Leno, Marlon Dumas and Fabrizio Maria Maggi

Track II: Engineering

  • Efficiently Computing Alignments using the Extended Marking Equation
    Boudewijn Van Dongen
  • BINet: Multivariate Business Process Anomaly Detection Using Deep Learning
    Timo Nolle, Alexander Seeliger and Max Mühlhäuser
  • Finding Structure in the Unstructured: Hybrid Feature Set Clustering for Process Discovery
    Alexander Seeliger, Timo Nolle and Max Mühlhäuser
  • Online Conformance Checking Using Behavioural Patterns
    Andrea Burattin, Sebastiaan van Zelst, Abel Armas-Cervantes, Josep Carmona and Boudewijn Van Dongen
  • Who is behind the Model? Classifying Modelers based on Pragmatic Model Features
    Andrea Burattin, Pnina Soffer, Dirk Fahland, Jan Mendling, Hajo A. Reijers, Irene Vanderfeesten, Matthias Weidlich and Barbara Weber
  • An Evolutionary Technique to Approximate Multiple Optimal Alignments
    Farbod Taymouri and Josep Carmona
  • Finding the "Liberos": Discover Organizational Models with Overlaps
    Jing Yang, Chun Ouyang, Maolin Pan, Yang Yu and Arthur Ter Hofstede
  • Maximizing Synchronization for Aligning Observed and Modelled Behaviour
    Vincent Bloemen, Sebastiaan van Zelst, Wil van der Aalst, Boudewijn van Dongen and Jaco van de Pol
  • act2vec, trace2vec, log2vec, and model2vec: Representation learning for Business Processes
    Pieter De Koninck, Seppe vanden Broucke and Jochen De Weerdt

Track III: Management

  • Assessing the Quality of Search Process Models
    Marian Lux, Stefanie Rinderle-Ma and Andrei Preda
  • On The Synergies Between Business Process Management And Digital Innovation.
    Amy Van Looy
  • Effective leadership in BPM implementations: A case study of BPM in a developing country, public sector context
    Rehan Syed, Wasana Bandara and Erica French
  • Conceptualizing a Framework to Manage the Short Head and Long Tail of Business Processes
    Florian Imgrund, Marcus Fischer, Christian Janiesch and Axel Winkelmann
  • Predictive Process Monitoring Methods: Which One Suits Me Best?
    Chiara Di Francescomarino, Chiara Ghidini, Fabrizio Maria Maggi and Fredrik Milani
  • Using Business Process Compliance Approaches for Compliance Management with regard to Digitization: Evidence from a Systematic Literature Review
    Stefan Sackmann, Stephan Kühnel and Tobias Seyffarth
  • Big Data Analytics as an Enabler of Process Innovation Capabilities: A Configurational Approach
    Patrick Mikalef and John Krogstie
  • How Context-aware are Extant BPM Methods and Tools?
    Marie-Sophie Denner, Maximilian Röglinger, Theresa Schmiedel, Katharina Stelzl and Charlotte Wehking
  • Process Forecasting: Towards Proactive Business Process Management
    Rouven Poll, Artem Polyvyanyy, Michael Rosemann, Maximilian Röglinger and Lea Rupprecht


  • Business Process and Rule Integration Approaches - An Empirical Analysis
    Tianwa Chen, Wei Wang, Marta Indulska and Shazia Sadiq
  • Storytelling Integration of the Internet of Things into Business Processes
    Zakaria Maamar, Mohamed Sellami, Noura Faci, Emir Ugljanin and Quan Z. Sheng
  • Business Process Activity Relationships: is there anything beyond arrows?
    Greta Adamo, Stefano Borgo, Chiara Di Francescomarino, Chiara Ghidini, Nicola Guarino and Emilio Sanfilippo
  • A Logical Formalization of Time-Critical Processes with Resources
    Carlo Combi, Francesca Zerbato and Pietro Sala
  • Process Mining Crimes - A Threat to the Validity of Process Discovery Evaluations
    Jana-Rebecca Rehse and Peter Fettke
  • iProcess: Enabling IoT Platforms in Data-Driven Knowledge-Intensive Processes
    Amin Beheshti, Francesco Schiliro, Samira Ghodratnama, Farhad Amouzgar, Boualem Benatallah, Jian Yang, Quan Z. Sheng, Fabio Casati and Hamid Reza Motahari-Nezhad
  • A Typology of different forms of Business Process Standardisation (BPS)
    Kanika Goel, Wasana Bandara and Guy Gable
  • Alarm-Based Prescriptive Process Monitoring
    Irene Teinemaa, Niek Tax, Massimiliano de Leoni, Marlon Dumas and Fabrizio Maria Maggi
  • How to Put Organizational Ambidexterity into Practice – Towards a Maturity Model
    Maximilian Röglinger, Lisa Schwindenhammer and Katharina Stelzl
  • Enriched modeling and reasoning on Business Processes with ontologies and Answer Set Programming
    Laura Giordano and Daniele Theseider Dupre
  • A Data Governance Framework for Platform Ecosystem Process Management
    Sung Une Lee, Liming Zhu and Ross Jeffery
  • Leveraging Unstructured Data to Analyze Implicit Process Context
    Renuka Sindhgatta, Aditya Ghose and Hoa Khanh Dam
  • Designing a Process Mining-Enabled Decision Support System for Business Process Standardization in ERP Implementation Projects
    Christian Fleig, Dominik Augenstein and Alexander Maedche
  • Advanced Simulation of Resources Constructs in Business Process Models
    Sander Peters, Remco Dijkman and Paul Grefen