Visualizing the process of process modeling with PPMCharts

J. Claes, I.T.P. Vanderfeesten, J. Pinggera, H.A. Reijers, B. Weber, G. Poels

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Abstract

In the quest for knowledge about how to make good process models, recent research focus is shifting from studying the quality of process models to studying the process of process modeling (often abbreviated as PPM) itself. This paper reports on our efforts to visualize this specific process in such a way that relevant characteristics of the modeling process can be observed graphically. By recording each modeling operation in a modeling process, one can build an event log that can be used as input for the PPMChart Analysis plug-in we implemented in ProM. The graphical representation this plug-in generates allows for the discovery of different patterns of the process of process modeling. It also provides different views on the process of process modeling (by configuring and filtering the charts).
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBusiness Process Management Workshops : BPM 2012 International Workshops, Tallinn, Estonia, September 3, 2012. Revised Papers
EditorsM. La Rosa, P. Soffer
Place of PublicationBerlin
PublisherSpringer
Pages744-755
ISBN (Print)978-3-642-36284-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Event1st International Workshop on Theory and Applications of Process Visualization (TAProViz 2012) - Tallinn, Estonia
Duration: 3 Sep 20123 Sep 2012

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Business Information Processing
Volume132
ISSN (Print)1865-1348

Workshop

Workshop1st International Workshop on Theory and Applications of Process Visualization (TAProViz 2012)
Abbreviated titleTAProViz 2012
Country/TerritoryEstonia
CityTallinn
Period3/09/123/09/12
OtherWorkshop held in conjunction with the 10th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2012)

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