Author Archives: Philippe Fournier-Viger

Sneak peak at the new user interface of SPMF

I am currently working on the next version of SPMF, which will be called 2.60. There will be several improvements to the user interface of SPMF. Here is an overview of some of the improvements to give you a sneak … Continue reading

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UDML 2024 Accepted papers

Today, I want to talk to you about the upcoming UDML 2024 workshop at the PAKDD 2024 conference. This year is the 6th edition of the UDML workshop. I am happy to say that this year, we received a record … Continue reading

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SPMF 2.60 is coming soon!

Today, I want to talk a little bit about the next version of SPMF that is coming very soon. Here is some highlights of the upcoming features: 1) A Memory Viewer to help monitor the performance of algorithms in real-time: … Continue reading

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The importance of using standard terminology in research papers

Today, I will talk about the importance of using standard terminology in research papers in computer science. The idea to talk about this on the blog came after reading an interesting letter about research on optimization called “Metaphor‑based metaheuristics, a … Continue reading

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UDML 2024 @ PAKDD 2024 (deadline extended)

This is a short blog post to let you know that the deadline for submitting your papers to the UDML 2024 workshop at the PAKDD 2024 conference has been extended to the 7th February. Website: https://www.philippe-fournier-viger.com/utility_mining_workshop_2024/ Note that this year, … Continue reading

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Your social network on DBLP as a graph

Today, I discovered an interesting function of DBLP which is to draw your social network as a graph (assuming that you have a DBLP page). To use that feature, it is simple. Open your DBLP webpage, and then click here … Continue reading

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Call for papers: UDML 2024 workshop @ PAKDD 2024

I am glad to announce that the 6th UDML 2024 workshop on Utility-Driven Mining and Learning will be held next year at the PAKDD 2024 conference. IMPORTANT DATES PUBLICATIONS All the accepted papers will be invited for publication in a … Continue reading

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A new survey paper on episode mining!

I am pleased to announce today that my collaborators and I have published a new survey paper about episode mining to give an introduction to this nice and interesting subfield of pattern mining. To our knowledge this is the most … Continue reading

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How to write answers to reviewers for a journal using LaTeX?

Today, I will explain how to write the answer to reviewers for an academic journal using Latex. The advantage of using Latex instead of a software like Microsoft Word to write answers to reviewers is that it allows using all … Continue reading

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TexWorks: How to add a command to change the text color (using a script)

In this blog post, I will show how to add a script (commands) to TexWorks for adding a color to your Latex document. This is easy and can be used also for other types of commands. 1) In TexWorks, go … Continue reading

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