Category Archives: Big data

An Overview of Pattern Mining Techniques

In this blog post, I will give an overview of some of the main pattern mining tasks, to explain what kind of patterns can be found in different types of symbolic data. I will describe some main types of data … Continue reading

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Analyzing the COVID-19 genome with AI and data mining techniques (paper + data + code)

Recently, my team has been working on analyzing COVID-19 genome sequences using pattern mining and other data mining and AI techniques. We have recently published a paper in the Applied Intelligence journal about this. In this blog post, I will … Continue reading

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An introduction to frequent subgraph mining

In this blog post, I will give an introduction to an interesting data mining task called frequent subgraph mining, which consists of discovering interesting patterns in graphs. This task is important since data is naturally represented as graph in many domains (e.g. social networks, chemical molecules, … Continue reading

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Sequential pattern mining vs Sequence prediction ?

In this blog post, I will answer a question that I have received in my e-mail about what is the difference between sequential pattern mining and sequence prediction. I think that this is a good question and sharing the answer … Continue reading

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The 10 most cited papers in our “Data Science and Pattern Recognition” journal!

As some of you know, I am editor-in-chief of the Data Science and Pattern Recognition (DSPR) journal. This journal has started in 2017 and four volumes have been published already with 28 papers, which I consider as a success. One … Continue reading

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The importance of explainable data science and machine learning models

In this blog post, I will talk about an important concept, which is often overlooked in data mining and machine learning: explainability. To discuss this topic, it is necessary to first remember what is the goal of data mining and machine learning. The goal of data mining is … Continue reading

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A Brief Report about the IEEE ICDM 2020 Conference

In this blog post, I will talk about the IEEE ICDM 2020 conference that I have attended virtually. The conference was supposed to be held in Italy but due to the coronavirus pandemic, it was held online. About the ICDM … Continue reading

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Brief Report about the PKDD 2020 conference

In this blog post, I will talk about the ECML PKDD 2020 conference, that was held from the 14th to 18th September 2020. This post will be a little bit brief because I did not attend the whole conference but … Continue reading

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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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An Introduction to Data Mining

In this blog post, I will introduce the topic of data mining. The goal is to give a general overview of what is data mining. What is data mining? Data mining is a field of research that has emerged in the 1990s, … Continue reading

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