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An introduction to frequent subgraph mining
In this blog post, I will give an introduction to an interesting data mining task called frequent subgraph mining, which consists of discovering interesting patterns in graphs. This task is important since data is naturally represented as graph in many domains (e.g. … Continue reading
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Tagged algorithm, big data, data mining, data science, frequent subgraphs, graph, pattern mining
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We are launching a new data mining journal
In this blog post, I will discuss one of my recent and current project. I have been recently working with my colleague ChunWei Lin on launching a new journal, titled “Data Science and Pattern Recognition“. This is a new openaccess journal, … Continue reading
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Tagged big data, data mining, data science, journal
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Introduction to clustering: the KMeans algorithm (with Java code)
In this blog post, I will introduce the popular data mining task of clustering (also called cluster analysis). I will explain what is the goal of clustering, and then introduce the popular KMeans algorithm with an example. Moreover, I will briefly explain how an opensource Java implementation of … Continue reading
Posted in Big data, Data Mining, Data science, Opensource
Tagged clustering, data mining, data science, java, kmeans, opensource, spmf
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Introduction to time series mining with SPMF
This blog post briefly explain how time series data mining can be performed with the Java opensource data mining library SPMF (v.2.06). It first explain what is a time series and then discuss how data mining can be performed on time series. What is … Continue reading
Posted in Big data, Data Mining, Opensource, Time series
Tagged big data, data mining, data science, java, opensource, pattern mining, SAX algorithm, spmf, time series
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Postdoctoral position in data mining in Shenzhen, China (apply now)
The Center of Innovative Industrial Design of the Harbin Institute of Technology (Shenzhen campus, China) is looking to hire a postdoctoral researcher to carry research on data mining / big data. The applicant must have: a Ph.D. in computer Science, a strong research … Continue reading
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The KDDCup 2015 dataset
The KDD cup 2015 dataset is about MOOC dropout prediction. I have had recently found that the dataset had been offline on the official website. Thus, I have uploaded a copy of the KDD cup 2015 dataset on my website. You can … Continue reading
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Discovering hidden patterns in texts using SPMF
This tutorial will explain how to analyze text documents to discover complex and hidden relationships between words. We will illustrate this with a Sherlock Holmes novel. Moreover we will explain how hidden patterns in text can be used to recognize the author of a … Continue reading
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Why I left Canada to work as a University Professor in China
One year and a half ago, I was working as a professor at a university in Canada. But I took the decision to not renew my contract and move to China. At that time, some people may have thought that I was crazy to leave my job … Continue reading
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Brief report about the Dexa 2016 and Dawak 2016 conferences
This week, I have been attending the DEXA 2016 and DAWAK 2016 conferences, in Porto, Portugal, from the 4th to 8th September 2016, to present three papers. In this blog post, I will give a brief report about these conferences. About these … Continue reading
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Brief report about the IEA AIE 2016 conference
This week, I have attended the IEA AIE 2016 conference, held at Morioka, Japan from the 2nd to the 4th August 2016. In this blog post, I will briefly discuss the conference. About the conference IEA AIE 2016 (29th International Conference on … Continue reading
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