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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: 9th International Conference on Data Mining, July 22-25, 2013, Las Vegas, USA

http://www.dmin-2013.com

DMIN'13

Paper Submission Deadline: March 18, 2013
 
You are invited to submit a full paper for consideration. All accepted
papers will be published in printed conference books/proceedings (ISBN)
and will also be made available online. The proceedings will be indexed
in science citation databases that track citation frequency/data for
each paper. Like prior years, extended versions of selected papers will
appear in journals and edited research books (publishers include:
Springer, Elsevier, BMC, and others).
 
In addition to the above, we have arranged two new book series; one with
Elsevier publishers (Transactions on Computer Science and Applied Computing)
and another with Springer publishers (Transactions of Computational Science
and Computational Intelligence). After the conference, a significant number
of authors of accepted papers of our congress, will be given the
opportunity to submit the extended version of their papers for publication
in these books. The web sites for the two book series will be made
available after the logistics are finalized between our committee and the
publishers (both book series projects have been approved.) We anticipate
having between 10 to 20 books a year in each of these book series projects.
Each book in each series will be subject to Elsevier and Springer science
indexing products (which includes: Scopus, Ei village, SCI, ...).
 
DMIN'13 is composed of a number of tracks, including: tutorials, sessions,
workshops, posters, and panel discussions. The conference will be held
July 22-25, 2013, Las Vegas, USA.
 
SCOPE: 
 
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:
 
   + Data Mining Tasks
     - Regression/Classification
     - Time series forecasting
     - Segmentation/Clustering/Association
     - Deviation and outlier detection
     - Explorative and visual data mining
     - Web mining
     - Mining text and semi-structured data
     - Temporal and spatial data mining
     - Multimedia mining (audio/video)
     - Others
 
   + Data Mining Algorithms
     - Artificial neural networks
     - Fuzzy logic and rough sets
     - Decision trees/rule learners
     - Support vector machines
     - Evolutionary computation/meta heuristics
     - Statistical methods
     - Collaborative filtering
     - Case based reasoning
     - Link and sequence analysis
     - Ensembles/committee approaches
     - Others
 
   + Data Mining Integration
     - Mining large scale data
     - Distributed and grid based data mining
     - Data and knowledge representation
     - Data warehousing and OLAP integration
     - Integration of prior/domain knowledge
     - Metadata and ontologies
     - Agent technologies for data mining
     - Legal and social aspects of data mining
     - Others
 
   + Data Mining Process
     - Data cleaning and preparation
     - Feature selection and transformation
     - Attribute discretisation and encoding
     - Sampling and rebalancing
     - Missing value imputation
     - Model selection/assessment and comparison
     - Induction principles
     - Model interpretation
     - Others
 
   + Data Mining Applications
     - Bioinformatics/Medicine
     - Business/Industrial
     - Engineering
     - Military/Security
     - Social science
     - Others
 
   + Data Mining Software
     We particularly encourage submissions of industrial applications and
     case studies from practitioners. These will not be evaluated using
     solely theoretical research criteria, but will take general interest
     and presentation stringer into consideration.
 
   + Alternative and additional examples of possible topics include:
     Data Mining for Business Intelligence; Emerging technologies in data
     mining; Computational performance issues in data mining; Data mining
     in usability; Advanced prediction modelling using data mining; Data
     mining and national security; Data mining tools; Data analysis;
     Data preparation techniques (selection, transformation, and
     preprocessing); Information extraction methodologies; Clustering
     algorithms used in data mining; Genetic algorithms and categorization
     techniques used in data mining; Data and information integration;
     Microarray design and analysis; Privacy-preserving data mining; Active
     data mining; Statistical methods used in data mining; Multidimensional
     data; Automatic data cleaning; Data visualization; Theory and practice
     (knowledge representation and discovery); Knowledge Discovery in
     Databases (KDD); Uncertainty management; Data reduction methods; Data
     engineering; Content mining; Indexing schemes; Information retrieval;
     Metadata use and management; Multidimensional query languages and
     query; Multimedia information systems; Search engine query processing;
     Pattern mining; Applications (examples: data mining in education,
     marketing, finance and financial services, business applications,
     medicine, bioinformatics, biological sciences, science and technology,
     industry and government, ...).
 
 
IMPORTANT DATES:
 
March 18, 2013:    Submission of full papers (about 7 pages)
April 18, 2013:    Notification of acceptance (+/- two days)
May 5, 2013:       Final papers + Copyright + Registration
July 22-25, 2013:  The 2013 International Conference on Data Mining
                   (DMIN'13)
 
 
CO-SPONSORS:
 
Currently being prepared - The Academic Sponsors of the last offering of
DMIN (2012) included research labs and centers affiliated with:
University of Minnesota, USA; Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois, USA;
George Mason University, Virginia, USA; Harvard University, Cambridge,
Massachusetts, USA; North Carolina A & T State University, USA;
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts, USA;
Texas A&M University, USA; UMIT, Institute of Bioinformatics and
Translational Research, Austria; University of Iowa, USA; Russian
Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia; Medical Image HPC and Informatics
Lab, Iowa, USA; P3P8PCTD80452 and many others.
Sponsors At-Large included (corporate, associations, organizations):
Intel Corporation; Super Micro Computer, Inc., California, USA; Altera
Corporation; The International Council on Medical and Care Compunetics;
International Society of Intelligent Biological Medicine; US Chapter of
World Academy of Science; High Performance Computing for Nanotechnology;
Luna Innovations; World Academy of Biomedical Sciences and Technologies;
Manx Telecom; Computer Science Research, Education, and Applications
Press; HoIP Telecom; Hodges Health; Leading Knowledge; OMG; Science
Publications and others.
 
 
SUBMISSION OF REGULAR PAPERS:
 
Prospective authors are invited to submit their papers by uploading them
to the evaluation web site at: 
http://dmin.confmaster.net/pages/login.php?Conf=DMIN . Detailed
information can be found on http://www.dmin-2013.com .
Submissions must be uploaded by March 18, 2013 and must be in either
MS doc or pdf formats (about 7 pages including all figures, tables,
and references - single space, font size of 10 to 12). All reasonable
typesetting formats are acceptable (later, the authors of accepted
papers will be asked to follow a particular typesetting format to
prepare their final papers for publication.) Papers must not have been
previously published or currently submitted for publication elsewhere.
The first page of the paper should include: title of the paper, name,
affiliation, postal address, and email address for each author. The
first page should also identify the name of the Contact Author and a
maximum of 5 topical keywords that would best represent the content
of the paper. The name of the conference (ie, DMIN) must also be
stated on the first page of the paper as well as a 100 to 150-word
abstract. The length of the final/Camera-Ready papers (if accepted)
will be limited to 7 (two-column IEEE style) pages.
 
Each paper will be peer-reviewed by two experts in the field for
originality, significance, clarity, impact, and soundness. In cases of
contradictory recommendations, a member of the conference program
committee would be charged to make the final decision (accept/reject);
often, this would involve seeking help from additional referees.
Papers whose authors include a member of the conference program
committee will be evaluated using the double-blinded review process.
(Essay/philosophical papers will not be refereed but may be considered
for discussion/panels).
 
The proceedings will be published in printed conference books (ISBN) and
will also be made available online. The proceedings will be indexed in
science citation databases that track citation frequency/data for each
published paper. Science citation databases include: Inspec / IET / The
Institute for Engineering & Technology; The French National Center for
Scientific Research, CNRS, INIST databases, PASCAL (accessable from
INIST, Datastar, Dialog, EBSCO, OVID, Questel.Orbit, Qwam, and STN
International); and others. Though, there is no guarantee that the
proceedings will also be included in SCI EI Compendex/Elsevier indexings;
in the past, the proceedings were included in these databases. Therefore,
we will also be sending the proceedings for indexing procedures to SCI EI
Compendex/Elsevier. The printed proceedings/books will be available for
distribution on site at the conference.
 
In addition to the above, we have arranged two new book series; one with
Elsevier publishers (Transactions on Computer Science and Applied Computing)
and another with Springer publishers (Transactions of Computational Science
and Computational Intelligence). After the conference, a significant number
of authors of accepted papers of our congress, will be given the
opportunity to submit the extended version of their papers for publication
in these books. We anticipate having between 10 to 20 books a year in each
of these book series projects. Each book in each series will be subject to
Elsevier and Springer science indexing products (which includes: Scopus,
Ei village, SCI, ...).
 
SUBMISSION OF POSTER PAPERS:
 
Poster papers can be 2 pages long. Authors are to follow the same
instructions that appear above (see, SUBMISSION OF REGULAR PAPERS) except
for the submission is limited to 2 pages. On the first page, the author
should state that "This paper is being submitted as a poster". Poster
papers (if accepted) will be published if and only the author of the
accepted paper wishes to do so.
 
 
MEMBERS OF PROGRAM AND ORGANIZING COMMITTEES:
 
The 2013 Program Committee for DMIN conference is currently being
compiled. Many who have already joined the committees are renowned
leaders, scholars, researchers, scientists and practitioners of the
highest ranks; many are directors of research labs., fellows of
various societies, heads/chairs of departments, program directors of
research funding agencies, as well as deans.
 
Program Committee members are expected to have established a strong and
documented research track record. Those interested in joining the
Program Committee should email programme-chair@dmin-2013.com 
the following information for consideration/evaluation: 
Name, affiliation and position, complete mailing address, email address, 
a one-page biography that includes research expertise in the field 
of data mining.
 
 
GENERAL INFORMATION:
 
DMIN is an international conference that serves researchers, scholars,
professionals, students, and academicians who are looking to both foster 
working relationships and gain access to the latest research results.
It is being held jointly (same location and dates) with a number of
other research conferences; namely, The 2013 World Congress in Computer
Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing (WORLDCOMP). The
Congress is the largest annual gathering of researchers in computer
science, computer engineering and applied computing. We anticipate to
have 2,100 or more attendees from over 85 countries.
 
The 2013 Congress will be composed of research presentations, keynote
lectures, invited presentations, tutorials, panel discussions, and
poster presentations. In recent past, keynote/tutorial/panel speakers
have included: Prof. David A. Patterson (pioneer, architecture, U. of
California, Berkeley), Dr. K. Eric Drexler (known as Father of
Nanotechnology), Prof. John H. Holland (known as Father of Genetic
Algorithms; U. of Michigan), Prof. Ian Foster (known as Father of Grid
Computing; U. of Chicago & ANL), Prof. Ruzena Bajcsy (pioneer, VR, U.
of California, Berkeley), Prof. Barry Vercoe (Founding member of MIT
Media Lab, MIT), Dr. Jim Gettys (known as X-man, developer of X Window
System, xhost; OLPC), Prof. John Koza (known as Father of Genetic
Programming, Stanford U.), Prof. Brian D. Athey (NIH Program Director,
U. of Michigan), Prof. Viktor K. Prasanna (pioneer, U. of Southern
California), Dr. Jose L. Munoz (NSF Program Director and Consultant),
Prof. Jun Liu (pioneer, Broad Institute of MIT & Harvard U.),
Prof. Lotfi A. Zadeh (Father of Fuzzy Logic), Dr. Firouz Naderi (Head,
NASA Mars Exploration Program/2000-2005 and Associate Director, Project
Formulation & Strategy, Jet Propulsion Lab, CalTech/NASA; Director,
NASA's JPL Solar System Exploration), Prof. David Lorge Parnas (Fellow
of IEEE, ACM, RSC, CAE, GI; Dr.h.c.: ETH Zurich, Prof. Emeritus,
McMaster U. and U. of Limerick), Prof. Eugene H. Spafford (Executive
Director, CERIAS and Professor, Purdue University), Dr. Sandeep
Chatterjee (Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, SourceTrace
Systems, Inc.), Prof. Haym Hirsh (Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA
and former director of Division of Information and Intelligent Systems,
National Science Foundation, USA), Dr. Flavio Villanustre (Vice-
President, HPCC Systems), and many other distinguished speakers. To
get a feeling about the Congress's atmosphere, see the 2012 delegates
photos available at: http://infinitydempsey.smugmug.com/WorldComp 
 
An important mission of the Congress is "Providing a unique platform for
a diverse community of constituents composed of scholars, researchers,
developers, educators, and practitioners. The Congress makes concerted
effort to reach out to participants affiliated with diverse entities
(such as: universities, institutions, corporations, government agencies,
and research centers/labs) from all over the world. The Congress also
attempts to connect participants from institutions that have teaching as
their main mission with those who are affiliated with institutions that
have research as their main mission. The Congress uses a quota system to
achieve its institution and geography diversity objectives."
 
One main goal of the Congress is to assemble a spectrum of affiliated
research conferences, workshops, and symposiums into a coordinated
research meeting held in a common place at a common time. This model
facilitates communication among researchers in different fields of
computer science, computer engineering, and applied computing. The
Congress also encourages multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary
research initiatives; ie, facilitating increased opportunities for
cross-fertilization across sub-disciplines.
 
 
MEASURABLE SCIENTIFIC IMPACT OF CONGRESS:
 
As of December 2012, papers published in the Congress proceedings have
received over 27,000 citations (includes about 2,000 self-citations).
Citation data obtained from http://academic.research.microsoft.com/ .
 
CONTACT:
 
Inquiries should be sent to: conference-chair@dmin-2013.com