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SPMF 2.62 is released!

This is a short blog post to announce that SPMF 2.62 is released, and can be downloaded from the SPMF website‘s download page. The previous version of SPMF (2.60) introduced a lot of new features, also with some code refactoring, … Continue reading

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Sneak peak at the new user interface of SPMF (part 3)

Today, I would like to talk to you about another upcoming feature of the next version of SPMF (2.60), which will be released soon. It will be a Workflow Editor that will allow the user to select multiple algorithms from … Continue reading

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SPMF 2.60 is coming soon!

Today, I want to talk a little bit about the next version of SPMF that is coming very soon. Here is some highlights of the upcoming features: 1) A Memory Viewer to help monitor the performance of algorithms in real-time: … Continue reading

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Test your knowledge of sequential rule mining!

Do you know about sequential rule mining? It is a popular task in pattern mining that aims at finding rules in sequences. In this blog post, I will give a list of 8 questions and answers to evaluate your knowledge … Continue reading

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An Interactive Demo of The Apriori algorithm

I have created a new website for students that provides an interactive demo of the Apriori algorithm. It allows to run Apriori in your browser and see the results step by step. The website is here: Apriori Algorithm Demo To … Continue reading

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Test your knowledge about sequential pattern mining!

Sequential pattern mining is a data mining technique used to discover frequent sequences or patterns in data. I have prepared a short test of 10 questions to evaluate your knowledge of sequential pattern mining. The test is not very hard. … Continue reading

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Visualizing the item frequency distribution of pattern mining datasets

In this blog post, I will explain a quick and easy way of visualizing the frequency distribution of items in a dataset in SPMF format for pattern mining. To do this, we will use a new online tool that I … Continue reading

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An Online Tool to Draw FP-Trees

This blog post is to introduce a new tool made of HTML5 and JavaScript for drawing FP-trees, which you can access here:¬†https://www.philippe-fournier-viger.com/tools/draw_fptree.php If you are not familiar with FP-trees, the FP-tree is a data structure used in the field of … Continue reading

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Free Pattern Mining Course

Hi all, this is to let you know that I have developed a free pattern mining course that you can watch online.  The course is designed to introduce students or researchers to the different topics of pattern mining and explain … Continue reading

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What are Generator Itemsets?

Today, I will briefly explain what is a generator itemset. I will give some example and explain why generator itemsets are interesting and useful for some applications. I will also mention that efficient implementations can be found in the SPMF … Continue reading

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