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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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SPMF: upcoming feature: The Memory Viewer

Today, I would like to introduce an upcoming feature that will be released in the next version of SPMF (v. 2.60). It is a tool called the Memory Viewer. This tool is very simple yet useful for investigating the performance … 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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What is a Closed Itemset and Why is it Useful?

In this blog post, I will explain in simple terms what is a closed itemset and give some examples. I will also mention a few algorithms that can be used to find closed itemsets and that they can be found … Continue reading

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Discovering the Top-K Stable Periodic Patterns in a Sequence of Events

In this blog post, I will give a brief introduction to the TSPIN paper about how to find stable periodic patterns in a sequence of events. This algorithm was presented in this research paper: Fournier-Viger, P., Wang Y., Yang, P., … Continue reading

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How to Detect and Classify Metamorphic Malware with Sequential Pattern Mining (MalSPM)

Malware are malicious software that can harm computers and networks by stealing data, encrypting files, or damaging devices. Malware are a serious threat to cybersecurity, especially when they can change their appearance to evade detection by antivirus software. This is … Continue reading

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SPMF’s architecture (5) The Graphical User Interface

This is the fifth post of a series of blog posts about the architecture of the SPMF data mining library. Today, I will specifically talk about the graphical user interface of SPMF, its main components and how it interacts with … Continue reading

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SPMF 3.0: Towards even more efficiency

In this blog post, I will talk about the future of SPMF. I do this once in a while. Today, I will discuss on the performance of SPMF. Performance A main focus of SPMF is and has always been efficiency … Continue reading

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SPMF’s architecture (4) The MemoryLogger

Today, I will continue the series of blog posts to explain the architecture of the SPMF data mining library, and I will talk in particular about a module in SPMF called the MemoryLogger. This module is responsible for recording the … Continue reading

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