Journal article

Robotic Process Mining: Vision and Challenges

Volodymyr Leno, Artem Polyvyanyy, Marcello La Rosa, Marlon Dumas, Fabrizio Maggi

Business and Information Systems Engineering | Springer Verlag | Published : 2020

Abstract

Robotic process automation (RPA) is an emerging technology that allows organizations automating repetitive clerical tasks by executing scripts that encode sequences of fine-grained interactions with Web and desktop applications. Examples of clerical tasks include opening a file, selecting a field in a Web form or a cell in a spreadsheet, and copy-pasting data across fields or cells. Given that RPA can automate a wide range of routines, this raises the question of which routines should be automated in the first place. This paper presents a vision towards a family of techniques, termed robotic process mining (RPM), aimed at filling this gap. The core idea of RPM is that repetitive routines ame..

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Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

This research was funded by the Australian Research Council (Grant DP180102839) and the European Research Council (PIX Project).