A Management Tool for Distributed Heterogeneous Process Logs

  • Gui-yuan Yuan
  • Qing-tian ZengEmail author
  • Hua Duan
  • Fa-ming Lu
  • Chang-hong Zhou
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 602)


Process logs present the characteristics of distribution and heterogene in today’s process aware information systems, which causes lots of difficulties in log management and integration. To address this problem, a management tool for distributed heterogeneous process logs is designed and developed. The tool supports the sharing of cross-organizational processes logs under privacy protection, and provides functional operations such as integration of distributed heterogeneous process log files, format standardization of heterogeneous process logs, visual presentation of case trajectory, clustering analysis of process cases attributes, pre-processing of process logs and so on. Compared with existing management tools for process logs, this tool is capable of facilitating the horizontal and vertical integration of distributed and heterogeneous logs, which has benefit the privacy protection of cross-organizational business processes logs and cross-organizational business process mining.


Process mining Event logs Log integration 



This work was supported in part by NSFC (61472229, 61170079 and 61202152), by the Sci. & Tech. Development Fund of Shandong (2014GGX101035 and ZR2015FM013), by the Scientific Research Award Foundation for Outstanding Young Scientists of Shandong Province (BS2014DX013), by the open project of the Key Laboratory of Embedded System and Service Computing, Ministry of Education, Tongji University (ESSCKF201403), the Group-Star project of SDUST (qx2013113, qx2013354).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gui-yuan Yuan
    • 1
  • Qing-tian Zeng
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Hua Duan
    • 3
  • Fa-ming Lu
    • 1
    • 4
  • Chang-hong Zhou
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Information Science and EngineeringShandong University of Science and TechnologyQingdaoChina
  2. 2.College of Electronic Communication and PhysicsShandong University of Science and TechnologyQingdaoChina
  3. 3.College of Mathematics and System ScienceShandong University of Science and TechnologyQingdaoChina
  4. 4.The Key Laboratory of Embedded System and Service Computing, Ministry of EducationTongji UniversityShanghaiChina

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