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

# Tag Archives: data mining

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

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

Discovering interesting patterns in data is often referred as data mining, data science or big data. In the last few years, I have written several blog posts providing introduction to data mining and key topics in data mining: An Introduction to … Continue reading

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

In the data science and data mining communities, several practitioners are applying various algorithms on data, without attempting to visualize the data. This is a big mistake because sometimes, visualizing the data greatly helps to understand the data. Some phenomena are obvious … Continue reading

In this blog post, I will give an introduction to sequential pattern mining, an important data mining task with a wide range of applications from text analysis to market basket analysis. This blog post is aimed to be a short … Continue reading

In this blog post, I will introduce the topic of data mining. The goal is to give a general overview of what is data mining. What is data mining? Data mining is a field of research that has emerged in … Continue reading

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

In this blog post, I will discuss one of my recent and current project. I have been recently working with my colleague Chun-Wei Lin on launching a new journal, titled “Data Science and Pattern Recognition“. This is a new open-access journal, … Continue reading