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