IEEE CIS Task Force on Process Mining

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Special Issue of ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems on Business Process Intelligence

Recently, interesting and innovative concepts, technologies, and applications emerged from the cross-fertilization of BPM and BI/DM/KDD disciplines. Notable examples are process mining, automatic process discovery, intelligent process configuration, and advanced process analytics, which can be collectively referred to as Business Process Intelligence (BPI). Therefore, ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems (ACM TMIS) decided to organize a special issue on “Business Process Intelligence”.


Topics of interest include but not limited to:

  • Advanced knowledge management for BPM
  • Analytical process mapping
  • Automated business process discovery
  • Big data-based process analytics
  • Business process structural analytics
  • Case studies of business process intelligence
  • Cloud BPM
  • Conformance checking and compliance monitoring
  • Complex event processing for BPM
  • Distributed process mining
  • Domain applications of business process intelligence
  • Intelligent business operations
  • Internet of Things and BPM
  • Mobile analytics for process management
  • Privacy and security in process mining
  • Process mining algorithms
  • Process mining methodologies
  • Social process mining
  • Social network analysis for BPM
  • Theoretical development of BPM

Important Dates:

  • Submission Deadline: May 1, 2013
  • Notification of First Review: August 15, 2013
  • Submission of Revised Manuscript: September 30, 2013
  • Notification of Second Review: October 31, 2013
  • Submission of Second Revised Manuscript: November 18, 2013
  • Final Acceptance notification: December 2, 2013
  • Final Manuscript Due: December 18, 2013

Guest Editors:

  • Wil van der Aalst, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (TU/e), Netherlands
  • J. Leon Zhao, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
  • Harry Jiannan Wang, University of Delaware, USA

Online Submission: (please select “Special Issue: Business Process Intelligence” as the manuscript type). Details of the journal and manuscript preparation are available on the website: For more information, see and