Author Archives: Philippe Fournier-Viger

Comparing Two LaTeX documents with Latexdiff

Many researchers are using Latex to write research papers instead of using Microsoft Word. I previously wrote a blog post about the reasons for using Latex to write research papers. Today, I will go in more details about Latex and … Continue reading

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The conference that tolerates up to 20 % plagiarism

I often receives e-mails  about call for papers from unknown conferences and journals.  Usually, I ignore these e-mails. But sometimes, I open them just to have a look. Today, I received a very interesting e-mail from the ““International Conference on … Continue reading

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Subgraph mining datasets

In this post, I will provide two standard benchmark datasets that can be used for frequent subgraph mining. Moreover, I will provide a set of small graph datasets that I have created for debugging subgraph mining algorithms. The format of … Continue reading

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Plagiarism by Divvela Srinivasa Rao at Lakireddy Balireddy College of Engineering (LBRCE)

In this blog post, I will report on another serious case of plagiarism from India. I have recently found that Divvela SRINIVASA Rao and Kilaru Gowthami  from the Lakireddy Balireddy College of Engineering in Mylavaram, India have  plagiarized my work in a journal paper. … Continue reading

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Why doing a Ph.D.?

In this blog post, I will answer the question: Why doing a Ph.D.?  This is an important question for several students that are doing a bachelor or master degree,. Taking a good decision is important as doing a Ph.D requires … Continue reading

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How to review a research paper?

Today, I will discuss the task of reviewing papers in academia. I will discuss why it is important to review papers, and then give tips about how to review papers and also talk about what a reviewer should do and should not do. This topic … Continue reading

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On the Completeness of the CloSpan and IncSpan algorithms

In this blog post, I will briefly discuss the fact that the popular CloSpan algorithm for frequent sequential pattern mining is an incomplete algorithm.  This means that in some special situations, CloSpan does not produce the expected results that it has been designed for, and … Continue reading

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10 ways of becoming more efficient at doing research

Today, I will discuss 10 ways of becoming more efficient at doing research. This is an important topic for any researcher who wishes to be more productive in terms of research. For example, one may want to be able to … Continue reading

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IEEE and its language polishing service

Many researchers are not native English speakers but need to write research papers in English, as it is the common language for sharing ideas with other researchers worldwide.  Some papers are very well-written, others are not so well-written but are … Continue reading

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On the correctness of the FSMS algorithm for frequent subgraph mining

In this blog post, I will explain why the FSMS algorithm for frequent subgraph mining is an incorrect algorithm.  I will publish this blog post because I have found that the algorithm is incorrect after spending a few days to … Continue reading

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