Apparatus and method for identifying process elements using request-response pairs, a process graph and noise reduction in the graph

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US Patent 7,761,398
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Abstract. An exemplary method for identifying process elements includes the steps of obtaining a plurality of relevant request-response pairs including request identifiers, mapping the request identifiers to corresponding artifacts, identifying actions based on the artifacts, and mapping the actions to process elements such that each given one of the process elements has an associated artifact.