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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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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
Posted in Big data, Data Mining, Data science, Research
Tagged opensource, prediction model, sequence, sequence prediction
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SPMF data mining library 0.98: new pattern visualization window
This blog post is to let you know that I have just published a new version of the SPMF opensource Java data mining library (0.98) that offers a new window for visualizing the patterns found by data mining algorithms. This … Continue reading
Posted in Data Mining, General, Opensource, Research
Tagged big data, data mining, GPL, library, opensource, spmf
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The SPMF data mining library: a brief history and what’s next?
In this blog post, I will talk about the wellknown opensource library of data mining algorithms implemented in Java, which I am the founder of. I will give a brief overview of its history, discuss some lessons learned from the development of … Continue reading
Posted in Data Mining, Programming, Research
Tagged data mining, library, opensource, spmf
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An Introduction to HighUtility Itemset Mining
In this blog post, I will give an introduction about a popular problem in data mining, which is called “highutility itemset mining” or more generally utility mining. I will give an overview of this problem, explains why it is interesting, and provide source code of … Continue reading
Posted in Data Mining, Research, Utility Mining
Tagged data mining, datasets, frequent pattern mining, highutility mining, itemset mining, java, opensource, source code, spmf, utility mining
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How to encourage data mining researchers to share their source code and datasets?
A few months ago, I wrote a popular blog post on this blog about why it is important to publish source code and datasets for researchers“. I explained several advantages that researchers can get by sharing the source code of … Continue reading
Posted in Data Mining, Research
Tagged data mining, dataset, opensource, source code
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Analyzing the source code of the SPMF data mining software
Hi everyone, In this blog post, I will discuss how I have applied an opensource tool that is named Code Analyzer ( http://sourceforge.net/projects/codeanalyzegpl/ ) to analyze the source code of my opensource data mining software named SPMF. I have applied … Continue reading
A Map of Data Mining Algorithms (offered in SPMF v092c)
Hi, I have made a map to visualize the relationship between the 52 different data mining algorithms offered in the SPMF data mining software. You can view it in PNG format by clicking on the picture below: Or you can … Continue reading
Posted in Data Mining, Programming
Tagged algorithms, data mining, java, map, opensource, spmf
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Why it is important to publish source code and datasets for researchers?
Today, I will discuss about why it is important that researchers share their source code and data. As some of you know, I’m working on the design of data mining algorithms. More specifically, I’m working on algorithms for discovering patterns … Continue reading
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Tagged algorithms, data mining, datasets, opensource, Research, software, source code
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