Author Archives: Philippe Fournier-Viger

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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The PAKDD 2020 conference (a brief report)

In this report, I will talk about the 24th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD 2020), from the 11th to 14th May 2020. The PAKDD conference PAKDD is a top international conference on data mining / big data in the Pacific-Asia part of the world. … Continue reading

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“Pattern Mining :Theory and Practice” (textbook in Thai, with SPMF)

Hi all, this is to announce that a new textbook in Thai has been published about pattern mining, which includes many examples using the SPMF software. The textbook named “Pattern Mining: Theory and Practice” is written by teacher Panida Songram from Mahasarakham University (Thailand) and can be used for … Continue reading

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(video) Mining Locally Trending High Utility Itemsets

Today, I want to share with you the video presentation that I have prepared for my paper at PAKDD 2020. It presents a new problem where we want to discover locally trending high utility itemsets (LTHUIs). A LTHUI is a set of items purchased by … Continue reading

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Success and Health for Researchers

Many researchers or students want to be successful researchers in their field. For this they make many sacrifices such as working long hours at the lab every day from morning to the evening. This is important because honestly, success comes with … Continue reading

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A few errors to avoid in research papers

Today, I will write a short blog post just to give a list of some common errors that I observed recently in some journal and conference research papers: Using a reference number as the subject of a verb. For example, … Continue reading

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