ACM SIGKDD 2002 Call for Participation

Osmar Zaiane zaiane at
Fri Jun 14 19:35:11 EST 2002

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The Eighth ACM SIGKDD International Conference on
Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
July 23-26, 2002
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

The 8th  International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
welcomes participants during the four days between 23rd and 26th of July
2002. The Conference will take place in Edmonton few days apart from other 
conferences such as AAAI, ISMB and other events 

         The Early Registration Fee deadline is June 19, 2002

Registration on-line at

This year the SIGKDD conference will have three parallel tracks: two tracks 
of research papers in addition to the industrial track, a total of 44 papers 
and 44 posters. 

In addition, 6 workshops will be organized on July 23:
-2nd BIOKDD: Workshop on Data Mining in Bioinformatics 
-4th WEBKDD: Web Mining for Usage Patterns and User Profiles 
-3rd MDM/KDD: Workshop on Multimedia Data Mining 
-MRDM Multi-Relational Data Mining 
-2nd Workshop on Temporal Data Mining 
-Fractals and Self-similarity in Data Mining: Issues and Approach

Six tutorials will be given during the conference:
-Multivariate Density Estimation and Visual Clustering
 David W. Scott
-Text Mining for Bioinformatics
 Hinrich Schuetze, Russ Altman
-Link Analysis : Current State of the Art
 Ronen Feldman
-Common Reasons Data Mining Projects Fail
 Monte F. Hancock
-Querying and Mining Data Streams: you only get one look
 Rajeev Rastogi, Minos Garofalakis, Johannes Gehrke
-Visual Data Mining: Background, Techniques, and Drug Discovery Applications
 Georges Grinstein, Mihael Ankerst, Daniel A. Keim

Two invited Speekers
-Daryl Pregibon
-Geoffrey Hinton

Preliminary program and Accepted papers can be found at

Please book your hotel room and register for ACM SIGKDD Early! 

Hotels fill-up quickly, especially that 8 conferences (AAAI, ISMB,
etc.) are taking place in Edmonton in the same period.
Check conference web page for accommodation.


Osmar R. Zaiane (SIGKDD 2002 Publicity Chair)


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