Philippe Fournier-Viger, Ph.D. is a data mining researcher and professor. He use this blog as a personal website to discuss his thoughts, opinions and ideas about data mining and research in general.
He is the founder and main author of the SPMF data mining software, an open-source software offering more than 140 algorithms for discovering itemsets, association rules, sequential patterns and rules in sequences and transactions. The SPMF software has been cited in more than 450 papers and was visited by more than 520,000 visitors since 2010. He has also written or participated in more than 170 research papers which have received more than 1850 citations. He is one of the two editor-in-chief of the Data Science and Pattern Recognition journal.
Google Scholar profile: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=QG_7KjoAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=sra
DBLP profile: http://dblp.uni-trier.de/pers/hd/f/Fournier=Viger:Philippe