Author Archives: Philippe Fournier-Viger

600,000 visitors on the SPMF website

Today, the SPMF data mining software  website has passed the milestone of 600,000 visitors. In recent years, SPMF has also been used in more than 500 research papers. All this success is thanks to the users and many contributors who have … Continue reading

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Program of the first Utility-Driven Mining Workshop (UDM 2018 at KDD 2018)

As you may know, I am one of the four co-organizers of the first international Workshop on Utility-Driven Mining (UDM2018), which will be held at KDD 2018 in London, England this August. I am quite excited about this workshop, and in … Continue reading

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Redesigning the user interface of SPMF

In this blog post, I will offer a glimpse of my plan for improving the user interface of the SPMF data mining sofware.  I have designed a sketch of an improved user interface using the open-source Pencil prototyping software.  Here is … Continue reading

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Why attending academic conferences is important?

In this blog post, I will talk about the importance of attending academic conferences for researchers. I will answer two important questions: Why it is important to attend conference?  and What one should do at an academic conference to get … Continue reading

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PAKDD 2018 Conference (a brief report)

In this blog post, I will discuss the PAKDD 2018 conference (Pacific Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining), in Melbourne Australia, from the 3rd June to the 6th June 2018. About the PAKDD conference PAKDD is an important conference … Continue reading

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China International BigData Industry Expo 2018 (a brief report)

This week I have attended the China International Big Data Industry Expo 2018 in Guiyang, China. I will describe this event and some of the key things that I have observed so far. What is the China International Big Data Industry … Continue reading

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The Semantic Web and why it failed.

In this blog post, I will talk about the vision of the Semantic Web that was proposed in the years 2000s, and why it failed. Then, I will talk about how it has been replaced today by the use of … Continue reading

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招收数据挖掘领域博士后,地点:中国,深圳

哈尔滨工业大学(深圳)工业设计研究中心正在招聘两名博士后研究人员进行数据挖掘/大数据方向的研究。 招聘条件: 计算机科学博士学位, 在数据挖掘或人工智能领域有着深厚的研究背景, 在数据挖掘或人工智能领域的优秀会议或期刊上发表过论文, 对数据挖掘算法的开发和应用有浓厚兴趣, 211/ 985大学或国外优秀学校博士学位优先考虑。 成功申请人将: 工作在与时间序列和空间序列相关方面或者其它与数据挖掘领域相关的理论或者工业应用。(确切的主题会根据申请人的优势讨论后确定)。 加入由Philippe Fournier-Viger教授领导的优秀研究团队,Philippe Fournier-Viger教授是流行数据挖掘库SPMF的创始人,并且与其他领域的优秀研究人员有密切合作。 工作在具有先进设备的实验室(实验室配备高端的工作站,用于大数据研究的服务器集群,GPU服务器,虚拟现实设备,身体传感器等)。 以年薪17.6万元人民币聘用两年(其中51600来自学校,120,000来自深圳市政府)。请注意,博士后研究员不需要对工资支付任何税费,学校会提供低价格的租赁公寓(大约1500/月,很大地节省了住宿费用)。 工作在全球计算机科学领域排名前50的大学之一,以及中国排名前10的大学之一。 工作在中国东南部增长最快的城市之一深圳,这里污染低,全年气候温暖,接近香港。 如果您对此职位感兴趣,请尽快发送您的详细简历(包括出版物和参考文献清单)至Philippe Fournier-Viger教授(philfv8@yahoo.com ),可以申请2018年或2019年的博士后名额。 Related posts:How to auto-adjust the minimum support threshold according to the data sizeThe conference that tolerates up to 20 % plagiarismTop 10 … Continue reading

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How to run SPMF without installing Java?

The SPMF data mining software is a popular open-source software for discovering patterns in data and for performing other data mining tasks. Typically, to run SPMF, Java must have been installed on a computer. However, it is possible to run … Continue reading

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KDD 2018 workshop on utility-driven mining

In this blog post, I will present the upcoming 1st International Workshop on Utility-Driven Mining, which will be held  in conjunction with the 24th ACM SIGKDD Conference (KDD 2018), on the 20th August 2018 in London (United Kingdom). This KDD workshop … Continue reading

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