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AISB event Bulletin Item

CF Participation: 8th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM08)


The 8th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM'08)

Polo Didattico G. Carmignani  Piazza dei Cavalieri, Pisa, Italy
December 15-19, 2008

Sponsored by:

Yahoo! Research
IBM Research
IEEE Computer Society
Software Products Italia
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
Istituto di Scienze e Tecnologie dellInformazione
Universit  di Pisa

================= HIGHLIGHTS =========================

* 70 Regular Papers and 74 Short Papers
* 9 workshops
* 3 invited talks
* 4 tutorials
* 1 panel

All main conference and workshop proceedings will be published in
the conference proceedings by the IEEE Computer Society Press.

Best paper awards will be conferred at the conference on the authors of
(1) the best research paper and (2) the best application paper.

Several student travel grants will be available. Application details
will appear in the ICDM'08 website soon.

!!! Early Registration by 31st October!!!
On-line registration (and more information) at

Regular registration covers all the events of ICDM'08 during the five
conference days including workshops and tutorials, and covers
proceedings for the conference and the workshops.


Tutorials include:

T1  Integration of Classification and Pattern Mining: A Discriminative
and Frequent Pattern-based Approach
Hong Cheng and Jiawei Han (UIUC), Xifeng Yan (IBM T.J. Watson Research
Philip S. Yu (UIC)

T2  Privacy-Preserving Location Services
Mohamed F. Mokbel (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)

T3  Sample Selection Bias  Covariate Shift: Problems, Solutions, and
Wei Fan (IBM T.J. Watson Research), Masashi Sugiyama (Tokyo Institute of

T4  Mining Ubiquitous Data Streams: From Theory to Applications
Joao Gama (University of Porto), Shonali Krishnaswamy and Mohamed Medhat
Gaber (Monash University)

Workshops include:

RIKD08  Reliability Issues in Knowledge Discovery

DDDM08  The Second International Workshop on Domain Driven Data Mining

MCD08  Mining complex data

SSTDM08  Spatial and Spatio-temporal data mining

HPDM08  10th International workshop on high performance data mining

FDM08  Foundations of Data Mining

SADM08  First International Workshop on Semantic Aspects in Data Mining

DMDM08  Data Mining for Design and Marketing

VM08  Video mining

ADN08  Analysis of dynamic networks


ICDM'08 offers an exciting social program, including the conference
welcome reception, outdoor activities, and the conference banquet.

The conferences will be held at the Polo Didattico G. Carmignani  Piazza
dei Cavalieri, newly renovated conference center of the University of
Pisa, located in Piazza dei Cavalieri, in the historical center of Pisa
(200 m. from Piazza dei Miracoli and the tower). This beautiful square is
at walking distance from most hotels.

More information about attractions is available from the conference webpage:


*** Further Information ***



Conference Co-chairs:

Franco Turini (KDD Lab, Univ. Pisa, Italy)
Carlo Zaniolo (UCLA, USA)
Naren Ramakrishnan (Virginia Tech, USA)

Program Committee Chairs:

Fosca Giannotti (KDD Lab, ISTI-CNR, Italy)
Dimitrios Gunopulos (UC Riverside, USA)

Tutorials Chairs:

Dino Pedreschi (KDD Lab, Univ. Pisa, Italy)
Arno Siebes (Uthrecht Univ., The Netherlands)

Workshops Chairs:

Francesco Bonchi (KDD Lab, ISTI-CNR, Italy)
Bettina Berendt (Humbolt Univ. Berlin, Germany)

Award Chair:

Katharina Morik (Univ. Dortmund, Germany)

Panels Chair:

Jean-Francois Boulicaut (INSA Lyon, France)

ICDM Steering Committee Chair:

Xindong Wu (Univ. Vermont, USA)