Author Archives: Philippe Fournier-Viger

2,000,000 visitors on this blog!

This blog has been created about 8 years ago (in 2013) for the purpose of talking about research, academia, and data mining. Today, I just saw that the counter of visitors to this blog has passed 2,000,000. This is of … Continue reading

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Paying to be a keynote speaker?

Recently, I received an e-mail from the organizer of an event in the UK called “International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning ” from a website called UnitedResearchForum, where the organizers asked me to participate as a keynote speaker: From … Continue reading

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The “Top 2% most influential scientists of 2020” according to Stanford

In recent days, I see many posts on Linkedin about researchers that mention that they are in the list of the top 2% most influential scientists of 2020 according to Stanford. Here is an example: I understand why people post … Continue reading

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Brief report about EITCE 2021

Today, I attended the EITCE 2021 conference, which was held in Xiamen, China from the 22nd to 24th October 2021. The conference was held virtually and I participated as an invited keynote speaker. In this blog post, I will talk … Continue reading

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CFP: The 1st Workshop on Pattern Mining and Machine Learning in Big Complex Database

This is to let you know about the upcoming 1st Workshop on Pattern mining and Machine learning in Big complex Databases (PMDB 2022) workshop that I co-organize at the DASFAA 2022 conference! PMDB 2022 aims at providing a place for researchers … Continue reading

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Travelling

Today, I will talk about something that I like very much, which is travelling. Being a researcher has allowed me to travel to numerous places around the world that I may not have discovered otherwise. In fact, I have attended … Continue reading

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Towards SPMF v3.0…

Today, I will talk a little bit about the recent improvements and future direction for the SPMF data mining library. How SPMF started? SPMF is a software project that I started around 2008 when I was a Ph.D student in … Continue reading

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Brief report about the DEXA 2021 and DAWAK 2021 conferences

In this blog post, I will talk about the DEXA 2021 and DAWAK 2021 conferences that I have attended, September 27–30, 2021. Those two conferences are co-located and co-organized every year in different countries of Europe. This year, these conferences … Continue reading

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Finding short high utility itemsets!

Today, I will talk about pattern mining. I will explain a topic that is in my opinion very important but has been largely overlooked by the research community working on high utility itemset mining. It is to integrate length constraints … Continue reading

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My webpage from 2006 to now…

Today, I will talk about the design of my personal research webpage, which has evolved over the years from 2006 (the first year of my PhD) til today (2021). It is around 2006 that I decided to buy a .com … Continue reading

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