Category Archives: Academia

Expensive Academic Conferences – the case of ICDM

I was recently thinking of attending IEEE ICDM 2018 (International Conference on Data Mining) in Singapore, next month. It is a top 5 data mining conference. According to my schedule, I could attend it for 2 days, and since Singapore is close to … Continue reading

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What I don’t like about academia

In this blog post, I will talk about academia. There are numerous things that I like about academia, and I really enjoy working in academia. But for this blog post, I will try to talk  about what I don’t like … Continue reading

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News about the data mining blog

This data mining blog has been created more than five years ago and has had a considerable success with more than 800,000 views. For this, I want to thank all the readers. Today, I will announce some important news related … Continue reading

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Top 10 mistakes made by young researchers

Today, I will discuss 10 mistakes that some researchers do in their early career. 1. Not building social relationships with other researchers. Although one can do research by himself, there are many advantages to collaborating with others such as: getting … Continue reading

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Writing a research paper (5) – the bibliography

This is the fifth blog post about writing research papers. Today, I will discuss how to select references and write the bibliography of a research paper. I will also explain some common errors and give additional tips. Why the bibliography is … Continue reading

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Writing a research paper (4) – the introduction

This is the fourth blog post on how to write research papers.  Today, I will discuss how to write the introduction of a scientific research paper, some common errors, and give some tips. Why the introduction is important? The introduction plays … Continue reading

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Writing a research paper (3) – the abstract

In this blog post, I will continue the discussion of how to write research papers.  I will discuss the importance of writing a good abstract for research papers, common errors, and give some tips. Why the abstract is important? The abstract is often … Continue reading

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Writing a research paper (2) – choosing a good title

Today, I will continue my series of blog posts about how to write research papers.  I will discuss the importance of choosing a good title for research papers, some common errors, and give some tips. Why the title is important? The … Continue reading

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IEA AIE 2018 conference (a brief report)

This week, I am attending the IEA AIE 2018 conference ( 31st International Conference on Industrial, Engineering & Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems) in Montreal, Canada. About the conference The IEA AIE conference is an international conference on artificial intelligence … Continue reading

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Writing a research paper (1) – keeping it simple

Today, I will give some advice about how to write research papers.  This will be the first post of a series of posts on this topic. In this post, I will focus on one aspect, which is to use simple … Continue reading

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