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Wil van der Aalst is a Professor and head of the Process and Data Science (PADS) group at RWTH Aachen University in Aachen, Germany. He has often been called “the Godfather of Process Mining,” an emerging field that bridges the gap between traditional business management techniques and modern data science techniques. He is the author of the definitive textbook Process Mining, as well as over 250 journal papers, 22 books (as author or editor), 550 refereed conference/workshop publications, and 80 book chapters. Van der Aalst is a Fellow of ACM, IEEE and IFIP.
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