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Saimir Bala

Saimir Bala Dott.mag.
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About me:
Saimir Bala is a PhD student in Economics and Social Sciences, currently involved in the [FFG SHAPE Project](http://ai.wu.ac.at/shape-project/). He obtained his BSc and MSc in Distributed Systems at Sapienza University of Rome. His master thesis dealt with the implementation of a fault tolerant web-service orchestrator for the [GreenerBuildings](http://www.greenerbuildings.eu/) EU project.
Contact information and photo taken from and editable at WU Directory.

CV

since 2015
PhD in Economics and Social Sciences
2014
MSc in Computer Engineering

Researcher Identifier

Awards and Honors

No awards found.

Classifications

  • 1105 Computer software (Details)
  • 1108 Informatics (Details)
  • 1109 Information and data processing (Details)
  • 1127 Information science (Details)
  • 1138 Information systems (Details)
  • 1140 Software engineering (Details)
  • 5367 Management information systems (Details)

Expertise

  • Business Process Management
  • Mining Software Repositories
  • Process mining

Activities

Reviewer for scientific organization
  since 2016 BPM Cases Book - PC member
Invitation to Research Seminar
  2018 Liechtenstein Workshop on AI: Design & Innovation - Workshop Participation
  2017 Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, UFRGS - Presentation in BPM Seminar
Reviewer for an international conference
  2019 ZEUS2019 (11th Central European Workshop on Services and their Composition) - PC member
  since 2018 CAiSE Forum - PC member
  2018 16th International Conference on Business Process Management, BPM 2018 - Subreviewer
  2018 10th Central-European Workshop on Services and their Composition (ZEUS) - PC Member
  2017 ACM Web Science 2016 - Subreviewer
  2017 9th Central European Workshop on Services and their Composition (ZEUS) - PC member
Supervisor dissertation
  2017 Master thesis: Process Monitor for Complex Engineering Processes - Co-Supervisor
  2016 Master thesis: Process Mining on Relational Databases - Co-Supervisor
Research and Teaching Stay
  2018-2019 Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, UNIRIO - Research Stay (Secondment)
  2018 Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, UNIRIO - Research Stay (Secondment)
  2017 Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, UNIRIO - Research Stay
  2016 Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, UNIRIO - Research Stay
Attendance scientific meeting (Conference etc.)
  2018 BMSD Session Chair - Session Chair
  2018 BMSD Conference - Presentation of Research Paper
  2017 8th International Workshop on Enterprise Modeling and Information Systems Architectures (EMISA) - Presentation of Research Proposal
  2017 15th International Conference on Business Process Management - Paper presentation
  2015 13th International Conference, BPM 2015, Innsbruck - Paper presentation
Other occupation
  2017 16th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) - Student helper

Publications

Chapter in edited volume

2018 Bala, Saimir, Woliński, Bartosz. 2018. Comprehensive Business Process Management at Siemens: Implementing Business Process Excellence. In: Business Process Management Cases: Digital Innovation and Business Transformation in Practice, Hrsg. vom Brocke, Jan and Mendling, Jan, 111-124. Cham: Springer International Publishing. (Details)

Contribution to conference proceedings

2018 Bala, Saimir, Mendling, Jan, Schimak, Martin, Queteschiner, Peter. 2018. Case and Activity Identification for Mining Process Models from Middleware. In The Practice of Enterprise Modeling, Hrsg. Robert Andrei Buchmann, Dimitris Karagiannis, Marite Kirikova, 86-102. PoEM, Vienna: Springer, Cham. open access (Details)
  Bala, Saimir, Mendling, Jan. 2018. Monitoring the Software Development Process with Process Mining. In Business Modeling and Software Design - 8th International Symposium, BMSD 2018, Vienna, Hrsg. Boris Shishkov, 432-442. Cham: Springer. (Details)
2017 Bala, Saimir, Revoredo, Kate, de Almeida Rodriguez Goncalves, Joao Carlos, Baiao, Fernanda, Mendling, Jan, Santoro, Flavia. 2017. Uncovering the Hidden Co-evolution in the Work History of Software Projects. In Business Process Management: 15th International Conference, BPM 2017, Hrsg. Carmona, Josep and Engels, Gregor and Kumar, Akhil, 164-180. Barcelona, Spain: Springer International Publishing. (Details)
2016 Agrawal, Kushal, Aschauer, Michael, Thonhofer, Thomas, Bala, Saimir, Solti, Andreas, Tomsich, Nico. 2016. Resource Classification from Version Control System Logs . In 20th IEEE International Enterprise Distributed Object Computing Workshop, EDOC Workshops 2016, Vienna, Austria, September 5-9, 2016, Hrsg. Remco Dijkman, Luís Ferreira Pires, Stefanie Rinderle-Ma, 1-10. Vienna, Austria: IEEE Computer Society Press. (Details)
  Bala, Saimir, Havur, Giray, Sperl, Simon, Steyskal, Simon, Haselböck, Alois, Mendling, Jan, Polleres, Axel. 2016. SHAPEworks: A BPMS Extension for Complex Process Management. In Proceedings of the BPM Demo Track 2016 Co-located with the 14th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM} 2016), Hrsg. Leonardo Azevedo and Cristina Cabanillas, 50-55. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: CEUR Workshop Proceedings. (Details)
2015 Bala, Saimir, Cabanillas Macias, Cristina, Mendling, Jan, Polleres, Axel, Rogge-Solti, Andreas. 2015. Mining Project-Oriented Business Processes. In Business Process Management - 13th International Conference, BPM 2015, Innsbruck, Austria, Aug 31 - Sept 3, Proceedings, Hrsg. Hamid Reza Motahari-Nezhad, Jan Recker, Matthias Weidlich, 425-440. Berlin, Deutschland: Springer. (Details)
  Bala, Saimir, Cabanillas Macias, Cristina, Haselböck, Alois, Havur, Giray, Mendling, Jan, Polleres, Axel, Steyskal, Simon. 2015. A Framework for Safety-Critical Process Management in Engineering Projects. In Data-Driven Process Discovery and Analysis, Hrsg. Ceravolo P., Rinderle-Ma S. 1-27. SIMPDA 2015 (Revised Selected Papers): Springer Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing (LNBIP). open access (Details)

Paper presented at an academic conference or symposium

2018 Bala, Saimir. 2018. Monitoring the Software Development Process with Process Mining. BMSD 2018, WU Vienna, Austria, 02.07-04-07. (Details)
2017 Bala, Saimir. 2017. Mining projects from structured and unstructured data. EMISA 2017, Essen, Germany, 2017. (Details)
2016 Bala, Saimir. 2016. Mining projects from structured and unstructured data. Doctoral Consortium at the 14th International Conference on Business Process Management (BPM-DC2016), Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 17.09-22.09. (Details)

Poster presented at an academic conference or symposium

2016 Bala, Saimir, Havur, Giray, Cabanillas Macias, Cristina, Polleres, Axel, Mendling, Jan, Steyskal, Simon. 2016. SHAPEworks: A BPMS Extension for Complex Process Management. BPM (Demos) 2016, Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 17.09-22.09. (Details)

Projects

2019
Knowledge Transfer and Digital Innovation between Austria and Albania (2019-2020) (Details)
2014
Safety-critical Human- and dAta-centric Process management in Engineering projects (SHAPE) (2014-2017) (Details)