Author Archives: Philippe Fournier-Viger

The Upcoming 3rd Utility Mining and Learning Workshop (UDML 2020!) at IEEE ICDM 2020

Today, I just want to talk a little bit about the upcoming 3rd UDML 2020 workshop on utility mining and learning that I am co-organizing at the IEEE ICDM 2020 conference. This workshop was previously held at KDD 2018 and … Continue reading

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The Imposter Syndrome in Academia

In this blog post, I will talk about something that many students or researchers have or are experiencing in academia, which is called the imposter syndrome. It is the feeling of not being worthy of having achieved some success or … Continue reading

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Big problem!

Hi all, A bad news is that the database of this blog seems to have been reverted to 3 years ago due to some technical problem. I have used 1and1 as hosting service for my websites for the last 10 … Continue reading

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Unethical Reviewers in Academia!

In this blog post, I will talk about a common problem in academia, which is the unethical behavior of some reviewers that ask authors to cite several of their papers. It is quite common that some reviewer will ask authors to cite his papers to increase his citation count. I have encountered this problem many times … Continue reading

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How to Improve Work Efficiency for Researchers?

In this blog post, I will talk about the topic of increasing work efficiency for researchers. This is an important topic as during a researcher’s career, the workload tend to increase over time but there is always only 24 hours every day. Thus, becoming … Continue reading

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Call for chapters on periodic pattern mining

Hi all, I have not written much on the blog in the last month because I have been very busy with numerous projects and deadlines. I thus took a small break to focus on other things. Now that I have … Continue reading

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Call for chapters on Tracking and Preventing Diseases with AI

Hi again, I am happy to announce that I am also co-editing an upcoming book about “Tracking and Preventing Diseases with Artificial Intelligence“, to be published by Springer in 2021. This book is open to a wide varieties of topics related to health and artificial intelligence, including: Artificial … Continue reading

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How to convert Latex to HTML?

In this blog post, I will explain a simple way of transforming a Latex document to HTML. Why doing this? There are many reasons. For example, you may have formatted some text in Latex and would like to quickly integrate it in a webpage. The … Continue reading

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Academic misconduct by Sandeep Kautish from LBEF / APU

In this blog post, I will talk about a recent case of serious academic misconduct by Sandeep Kautish from LBEF / APU that I experienced when submitting a book proposal to CRC Press. In that book proposal, I am a collaborator (co-editor). The full story is below. On June 4th … Continue reading

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Datasets of 30 English novels for pattern mining and text mining

Today, I want to announce that I have just made public datasets of 30 novels from English Novels from 10 authors of the XIX century. These datasets can be used for testing algorithms for sequential pattern mining, sequential rule mining, as well as for some text … Continue reading

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