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Towards SPMF v3.0…

Today, I will talk a little bit about the recent improvements and future direction for the SPMF data mining library. How SPMF started? SPMF is a software project that I started around 2008 when I was a Ph.D student in … Continue reading

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SPMF 2.48 + The Pattern Mining Wiki

Hi all, I have not been very active on the blog during the last month. This is because I had many thinsg going on in my personal and professional life that I will not reveal here. But I will be … 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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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 approximate high utility itemset mining using Artificial Bee Colony Optimization (thanks to Wei Song and Chaoming Huang for contributing … Continue reading

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Analyzing the source code of SPMF (5 years later)

Five years ago, I had analyzed the source code of the SPMF data mining software using an open-source tool called CodeAnalyzer ( http://sourceforge.net/projects/codeanalyze-gpl/ ). This had provided some interesting insights about the structure of the project, especially in terms of lines of codes and code to … Continue reading

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(video) Minimal High Utility Itemset Mining with MinFHM

This is a video presentation of the paper “Mining Minimal High Utility Itemsets” about high utility itemset mining using MinFHM. It is the first video of a series of videos that will explain various data mining algorithms. VIDEO LINK : http://www.philippe-fournier-viger.com/spmf/videos/minfhm.mp4 More information … Continue reading

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How to run SPMF without installing Java?

The SPMF data mining software is a popular open-source software for discovering patterns in data and for performing other data mining tasks. Typically, to run SPMF, Java must have been installed on a computer. However, it is possible to run SPMF on a computer that does not have Java installed. For example, … Continue reading

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Introduction to clustering: the K-Means algorithm (with Java code)

In this blog post, I will introduce the popular data mining task of clustering (also called cluster analysis).  I will explain what is the goal of clustering, and then introduce the popular K-Means algorithm with an example. Moreover, I will briefly explain how an open-source Java implementation of … Continue reading

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Introduction to time series mining with SPMF

This blog post briefly explain how time series data mining can be performed with the Java open-source data mining library SPMF (v.2.06).  It first explain what is a time series and then discuss how data mining can be performed on time series. What is … Continue reading

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SPMF data mining library 0.98: new pattern visualization window

This blog post is to let you know that I have just published a new version of the SPMF open-source Java data mining library (0.98) that offers a new window for visualizing the patterns found by data mining algorithms. This … Continue reading

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