Category Archives: Data Mining

(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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Brief report about the ADMA 2019 conference

This week, I am also attending the 14th International Conference on Advanced Data Mining and Applications (ADMA 2019) conference in Dalian, China, from the 21st to 23rd November at Dalian Neusoft University of Information. About ADMA The ADMA conference is focused on data mining and its applications, and is … Continue reading

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Brief report about the MIWAI 2019 conference

In this blog post, I will report about the MIWAI 2019 conference (13th Multi-disciplinary International conference on Artificial Intelligence), which was held from the 17th to 19th November 2019 at the EDC hotel in Kuala Lampur Malaysia. About the MIWAI conference This is the 13th edition of the MIWAI conference. The conference is called MIWAI since originally, it started as a … Continue reading

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The SPMF data mining library v.2.40 is released!

Hi all, I am please to announce that a new version of SPMF has just been published (v 2.40). It contains 9 novel algorithms: the HUIM-ABC algorithm for mining high utility itemsets using Artificial Bee Colony Optimization (thanks to Wei Song and Chaoming Huang for contributing the code) … 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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Correlation does not imply causation

There is a well known principle in statistics that correlation does not imply causation. It means that even if we observe that two variables behave in the same way, we should not conclude that the behavior of one of those variables … Continue reading

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The review speed of academic journals

Today, I will talk about the review speed of academic journals. Review speed is an important criterion for selecting a journal to submit a paper when researchers face time constraints. For example, it is common that some students need to publish a paper quickly … Continue reading

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