Category Archives: Big data

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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UDML 2020 – Utility Driven Mining and Learning Workshop

Hi all, This is to let you know the good news that the UDML workshop on Utility Driven Mining and Learning will be back this year, at IEEE ICDM 2020, for the third edition (UDML 2020). This is a good venue to submit your papers about data mining and machine … Continue reading

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(video) Mining Cost-Effective Patterns

In this blog post, I will share another talk that I have recorded recently. This time, I will explain a new paper from my team about discovering cost-effective patterns using some algorithms called CEPB and CEPN. Mining cost-effective patterns is a new topic in pattern mining … Continue reading

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(video) Discovering interpretable high utility patterns in databases

Today, I will share a short keynote talk (28 min) about discovering interpretable high utility patterns in data that I have presented at the CCNS 2020 conference. This talk gives an overview of techniques for finding interesting and useful patterns that can … Continue reading

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(video) Identifying Stable Periodic Frequent Patterns using SPP-Growth

Today, I present a video about finding stable periodic patterns in data, and discuss a new algorithm named SPP-Growth for this task. VIDEO LINK: http://www.philippe-fournier-viger.com/spmf/videos/SPPGrowth.mp4 The  SPP-Growth algorithm and datasets for evaluating its performance are available in the SPMF software, which is open-source and programmed in Java. Source code and … Continue reading

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(Video) Sequence prediction with the CPT and CPT+ Models

Today, I presents the CPT and CPT+ sequence prediction models in a video. Sequence prediction is an important task in data mining which consists of predicting the next symbols of a sequence. It can be used for example to predict the next word that someone will … Continue reading

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What is the difference between data mining and machine learning?

I n this short blog post, I will answer the question: what is the difference between Machine Learning and Data Mining? I will first explain what is artificial intelligence, machine learning and data mining. Then, I will answer the question. What is artificial … Continue reading

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25 years of pattern mining

This year, we are in 2019, and it is already 25 years since Agrawal wrote his seminal papers on frequent itemset mining and association rule mining in 1994. Since then, there has been thousands of papers published on this topic, some about algorithm design, new pattern mining … Continue reading

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Brief report about DAWAK 2019 / DEXA 2019

This week, I am attending the DAWAK 2019 and DEXA 2019 conferences in Linz, Austria from the 26th to the 29th August 2019. In this blog post, I will provide a report about these conferences. About the DAWAK and DEXA conferences DAWAK ( Intern. Conf. on Data Warehousing … Continue reading

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Funny pictures about data mining / machine learning

Today, I will share a few funny pictures related to data mining and machine learning that I have found online. These pictures comes from various sources (I don’t remember who created them). I will also perhaps add more later on that page Associations between … Continue reading

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