Category Archives: Academia

The PAKDD 2017 conference (a brief report)

This week, I have attended the PAKDD 2017 conference in Jeju Island, South Korea, this week, from the 23 to 26th May.  PAKDD is the top data mining conference for the asia-pacific region. It is held every year in a … Continue reading

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How to publish in top conferences/journals? The Blue Ocean Strategy

A question that many young researchers ask is how to get your papers published in top conferences and journal.  There are many answers to this question. In this blog post, I will discuss a strategy for carrying research called the “Blue Ocean … Continue reading

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Write more papers or write better papers? (quantity vs quality)

In this blog post, I will discuss an important question for young researchers, which is: Is it better to try to write more papers  or to try to write fewer but better papers?  In other words, what is more important: quantity … Continue reading

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Using LaTeX for writing research papers

Many researchers are using Microsoft Word  for writing research papers. However, Microsoft Word has several problems or limitations.  In this blog post, I will discuss the use of LaTeX as an alternative to Microsoft Word for writing research papers. What is LaTeX? … Continue reading

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What is the job of a university professor?

In this blog post, I will discuss the job of university professor. And, I will discuss why I have chosen to become one. This post is especially aimed at students who are considering working in academia after their Ph.D. What is … Continue reading

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Plagiarism at Ilahia College of Engineering and Technology by Nasreen Ali A and Arunkumar M

I have found that two professors from the Ilahia College of Engineering and Technology  named Nasreen Ali A ( arunpvmn@gmail.com )  and Arunkumar M have plagiarized one of my paper. The plagiarized paper is the following: asreen Ali A.1 , Arunkumar M. Mining … Continue reading

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How to design memory-efficient data mining algorithms in Java?

A while ago, I had written a blog post about How to measure the memory usage of algorithms in Java. Today, I will discuss the topic of optimizing the memory usage of algorithms written in Java to design memory-efficient data mining algorithms. … Continue reading

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Report of the PAKDD 2014 conference (part 3)

This post continue my report of the PAKDD 2014 in Tainan (Taiwan). The panel about big data Friday, there was a great panel about big data with 7 top researchers from the field of data mining.  I will try to faithfully report some … Continue reading

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Report of the PAKDD 2014 conference (part 2)

This post will continue my report of the PAKDD 2014 in Tainan (Taiwan). About big data Another interesting talk at this conference was given by Jian Pei. The topic was Big Data. Some key ideas in this talk was that to make … Continue reading

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How to answer reviewers for a journal paper revision?

Today, I will discuss how to prepare the revision of a journal paper after receiving the editor’s decision that the paper will be accepted with minor or major modifications. As most people should know, when submitting a paper to a … Continue reading

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