CFP: Fourt SIAM International Conference on Data Mining (fwd)

Aleksandar Lazarevic aleks at cs.umn.edu
Sat Aug 2 17:20:20 EST 2003



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                CALL FOR PAPERS
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    FOURTH SIAM INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DATA MINING
         Hyatt Orlando Near Walt Disney Resort, 
        Orlando, Florida, USA, April 22-24, 2004
         URL: http//www.siam.org/meetings/sdm04
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The Third SIAM International Conference on Data Mining, which was held in 
San Francisco, CA, was a great success. We are very pleased to present the 
on-line proceedings at the conference Web site:

http://www.siam.org/meetings/sdm03/


The field of Data Mining has seen a tremendous increase of interest in
recent months. Applications of Data Mining are mentioned often in the
daily press, especially in the fields of security and forensics. Thus,
these are exciting times for researchers and practitioners in the area. We
hope that the research captured by these proceedings helps in advancing
this important field.

The next conference will be held in Orlando, FL, April 22-24, 2004.
This conference will provide a forum for the presentation of recent 
results in data mining, including applications, algorithms, software, 
and systems. There will be peer reviewed, contributed papers as well as 
invited talks and tutorials. Best paper awards will be given in different 
categories. Proceedings of the conference will be available both online 
at the SIAM Web site and in hard copy form. In addition, several workshops 
on topics of current interest will be held on the final day of the 
conference.

Hope to see you in Orlando next year.


TOPICS OF INTEREST:
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Methods and Algorithms:

        Query/constraint-based data mining
        Probabilistic/statistical methods
        Mining spatial, temporal and heterogeneous data
        Trend and periodicity analysis
        Parallel/distributed/agent techniques
        Scalable algorithms
        Integration: mining, warehousing and OLAP
        Mining of data streams
        Data reduction/pre-processing
        Feature extraction and selection
        Post-processing
        Collaborative filtering/personalization
        Cost-based decision making
        Visual data mining


Applications:

        Intelligence analysis
        Genomics, bioinformatics and biometrics
        Medical and health industry
        Text, video, and multi-media mining
        E-commerce and web data
        Financial data analysis
        Intrusion detection
        Remote sensing and earth sciences
        Astronomy
        Non-destructive evaluation
        Case studies / benchmarks
        Novel applications


Human Factors and Social Issues:

        Languages/user interface for data mining
        Security / privacy of information
        Intellectual ownership
        Risk analysis



STEERING COMMITTEE:
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V. Kumar, Chair, AHPCRC, University of Minnesota 
S. Ashby, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory 
U. Dayal, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories 
U. Fayyad, Digimine
R. Grossman, Magnify, Inc. & University of Illinios at Chicago 
J. Han, Simon Fraser University
D. Hand, Imperial College, UK
H. Mannila, Nokia Research, Finland
T. Mitchell, Carnegie Mellon University
A. Odlyzko, Digital Technology Center, University of Minnesota
N. Radhakrishnan, Army Research Laboratory
J. Ullman, Stanford University


CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS:
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Chandrika Kamath, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
David Skillicorn, Queens University

PROGRAM CHAIRS:
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Umeshwar Dayal,   Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
Michael W. Berry, University of Tennessee

TUTORIAL CHAIR:
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Srinivasan Parthasarathy, Ohio State University

WORKSHOP CHAIR:
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Hillol Kargupta, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

SPONSORSHIP CHAIR:
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Sanjay Ranka, University of Florida

PUBLICITY CHAIR:
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Aleksandar Lazarevic, AHPCRC, University of Minnesota
Saso Dzeroski, Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
John Roddick,  Flinders University, Australia


IMPORTANT DATES:
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Paper Due Date:                 September 15, 2003
Author Notification:            December  15, 2003
Camera-ready Version Due Date:  January    9, 2004


SUBMISSION GUIDELINES:
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Papers submitted to this conference must not have been accepted or 
be under review by another conference with a published proceedings 
or by a journal. The work may be either theoretical or applied, but 
should make a significant contribution to the field. Papers should 
have a maximum length of 12 pages (single-spaced, 2 column, 10 point 
font, and at least 1 margin on each side). Authors should use US 
Letter (8.5 x 11) paper size. Papers must have an abstract with a 
maximum of 250 words and a keyword list with no more than 6 keywords. 
Authors are strongly encouraged to submit their papers electronically 
in PDF or PostScript format. For LaTeX users, please use the template 
available at http://www.siam.org/tex/books/booktex.htm. For Microsoft 
Word users, please convert your document to the PDF format. Papers can
be submitted at the following Web site 4 weeks prior to the paper due 
date: http://msrcmt.research.microsoft.com/SIAMDM04


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