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Constructs competition miner: process control-flow discovery of BP-domain constructs

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Constructs competition miner : process control-flow discovery of BP-domain constructs. / Redlich, David; Molka, Thomas; Gilani, Wasif; Blair, Gordon S.; Rashid, Awais.

Business Process Management: 12th International Conference, BPM 2014, Haifa, Israel, September 7-11, 2014. Proceedings. ed. / Shazia Sadiq; Pnina Soffer; Hagen Völzer. Springer, 2014. p. 134-150 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 8659).

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Redlich, D, Molka, T, Gilani, W, Blair, GS & Rashid, A 2014, Constructs competition miner: process control-flow discovery of BP-domain constructs. in S Sadiq, P Soffer & H Völzer (eds), Business Process Management: 12th International Conference, BPM 2014, Haifa, Israel, September 7-11, 2014. Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 8659, Springer, pp. 134-150. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-10172-9_9

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Redlich, D., Molka, T., Gilani, W., Blair, G. S., & Rashid, A. (2014). Constructs competition miner: process control-flow discovery of BP-domain constructs. In S. Sadiq, P. Soffer, & H. Völzer (Eds.), Business Process Management: 12th International Conference, BPM 2014, Haifa, Israel, September 7-11, 2014. Proceedings (pp. 134-150). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 8659). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-10172-9_9

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Redlich D, Molka T, Gilani W, Blair GS, Rashid A. Constructs competition miner: process control-flow discovery of BP-domain constructs. In Sadiq S, Soffer P, Völzer H, editors, Business Process Management: 12th International Conference, BPM 2014, Haifa, Israel, September 7-11, 2014. Proceedings. Springer. 2014. p. 134-150. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-10172-9_9

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Redlich, David ; Molka, Thomas ; Gilani, Wasif ; Blair, Gordon S. ; Rashid, Awais. / Constructs competition miner : process control-flow discovery of BP-domain constructs. Business Process Management: 12th International Conference, BPM 2014, Haifa, Israel, September 7-11, 2014. Proceedings. editor / Shazia Sadiq ; Pnina Soffer ; Hagen Völzer. Springer, 2014. pp. 134-150 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science).

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