Category Archives: Big data

The top journals and conferences in data mining / data science

A key question for data mining and data science researchers is to know what are the top journals and conferences in the field, since it is always best to publish in the most popular journals or conferences. In this blog post, … Continue reading

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An introduction to periodic pattern mining

In this blog post I will give an introduction to the discovery of periodic patterns in data. Mining periodic patterns is an important data mining task as patterns may periodically appear in all kinds of data, and it may be desirable to find them … Continue reading

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Full-time faculty positions at Harbin Institute of Technology (data mining, statistics, psychology, design…)

Full-time faculty positions at Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School, Shenzhen, China The Center of Innovative Industrial Design is currently looking to hire full-time faculty members at the rank of assistant professor, associate professor or professor, with expertise in … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Sequence Prediction

In this blog post, I will give an introduction to the task of sequence prediction,  a popular data mining/machine learning task, which consist of predicting the next symbol of a sequence of symbols. This task is important as it have many … Continue reading

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Finding a Data Scientist Unicorn or building a Data Science Team?

In recent months/years, many blog posts have been trending on the social Web about what is a “data scientist“, as this term has become very popular.  As there is much hype about this term, some people have even jokingly said that … Continue reading

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Brief report about the ACM SAC 2016 conference

Last week, I have attended the ACM SAC 2016 conference (31st ACM Symposium on Applied Computing). It was held in Pisa, Italy from the 4th to the 8th April 2016. In this blog post, I will briefly discuss this conference. About … Continue reading

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The ADMA 2015 conference has been cancelled

Recently I have submitted a few papers to the ADMA 2015 conference (11th conference on Advanced Data Mining and Applications, which was supposed to be held at Fudan university, China in January 2016 (despite being named 2015). The website of ADMA 2015 conference  ( … Continue reading

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Interview with the SPMF library founder

Today, I will just write a short blog post to let you know that I was recently interviewed on Rahaman’s blog.  The interview talks about various topics such as (1) why creating the SPMF data mining library, (2) why choosing to work in … 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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An Introduction to Sequential Rule Mining

In this blog post, I will discuss an interesting topic in data mining, which is the topic of sequential rule mining. It consists of discovering rules in sequences. This data mining task has many applications for example for analyzing the behavior of … Continue reading

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