Category Archives: Utility Mining

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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An Introduction to High Utility Quantitative Itemset Mining

Today, I will talk about pattern mining, a subfield of data science that aims at finding interesting patterns in data. More precisely, I will briefly describe a popular data mining task named high utility itemset mining. Then, I will describe … Continue reading

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High Utility Itemset Mining with a Taxonomy

Today, I will talk about discovering interesting patterns in data, what is called pattern mining, and in particular about how the concept of taxonomy can be useful to find interesting patterns. There has been a lot of research on pattern … Continue reading

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Key Papers about High Utility Itemset Mining

In this blog post, I will talk about the most important algorithms for high utility itemset mining. I will present a list of algorithms that is of course subjective (according to my opinion). I did not list all the papers of … Continue reading

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Approximate Algorithms for High Utility Itemset Mining

On this blog, I have previously given an introduction to a popular data mining task called high utility itemset mining. Put simply, this task aims at finding all the sets of values (items) that have a high importance in a … Continue reading

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UDML 2021 @ ICDM 2021

Hi all, This is to let you know that the UDML workshop on utility driven mining and learning is back again this year at ICDM, for the fourth edition. The topic of this workshop is the concept of utility in … Continue reading

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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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New version of SPMF (2.44): 4 new algorithms, datasets and features

Today, I am happy to announce that a new version of the SPMF open-source data mining software is released (v. 2.44). This is the download page. This new version was made possible due to several contributors. What is new? New … Continue reading

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(video) Top-K Cross-Level High Utility Itemset Mining

Today, I will share a video of our upcoming paper presentation about top-k cross-level high utility itemset mining that we will present at the UDML 2020 workshop at ICDM 2020. In this paper, we present a novel algorithm named TKC … 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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