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AISB event Bulletin Item

IEEE ICDM Data Mining Contest (ICDM DMC 2007)

IEEE ICDM Data Mining Contest (ICDM DMC 2007)


 Submissions by September 26, 2007

 The IEEE ICDM Data Mining Contest (ICDM DMC) is set
up to meet the challenges of novel, difficult and
high-impact  real-world data mining  problems. We
strive to make this contest series an important and
attractive component of the IEEE ICDM conference.

 This year's inaugural contest provides a
location-estimation problem in an indoor wireless
network environment.  The problem is to accurately
predict a mobile user's location from the received
radio signal strength values in a wireless

 For more information, please visit the contest


 ICDM DMC07 Contest Co-Chairs:

Qiang Yang, Hong Kong University of Science and
Technology (China)

Gang Kou, Thomson Corporation (USA)

Chris Ding, University of Texas at Arlington  (USA)

 Important Dates


  - Aug. 16, 2007:   Task description, training
datasets and registration available online

  - Sept. 16, 2007:  Test data available

  - Sept. 26, 2007:  Submissions of estimation
results (by midnight PST)

  - Oct. 1, 2007:     Submission of brief algorithm
description (by midnight PST)

  - Oct. 28-31, 2007:  Contest Winner Presentation(s)
at ICDM '07