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

# Tag Archives: data science

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

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 K-Means algorithm with an example. Moreover, I will briefly explain how an open-source Java implementation of … Continue reading

This blog post briefly explain how time series data mining can be performed with the Java open-source 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

ADMA 2015 is a failed conference that was organized by a professor of Fudan University. People submitted papers, and then the website was shut down, and the conference was cancelled without notifying the authors or answering e-mails. In this blog post I … Continue reading

I have attended the 19th PAKDD 2015 conference in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam from the 19th to 22nd May. In this blog post, I give some brief comments about the PAKDD 2015 conference. PAKDD ( Pacific-Asia Conference series on … Continue reading

In this blog post, I will discuss my current trip to the ADMA 2014 conference (10th Intern. Conf. on Advanced Data Mining and Applications in China (December 19-21 2014 in Guilin, China). Note that the views expressed in this post are my personal opinion/interpretation … Continue reading