ECML/PKDD 2004: Call for Participation
ECML/PKDD 2004 Announcement
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Call for Participation
Pisa, Italy, September 20-24, 2004
ecmlpkdd at isti.cnr.it
EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE: JULY 31st
REGISTRATION AND HOTEL ACCOMMODATION:
The 15th European Conference on Machine Learning (ECML) and
the 8th European Conference on Principles and Practice of
Knowledge Discovery in Databases (PKDD) will be held
co-located in PISA, ITALY, September 20-24, 2004.
VENUE: The conference will be held at the university conference
center "Polo Didattico G. Carmignani", adjacent to Scuola Normale
Superiore, in the historical center of the town of Pisa
(Piazza dei Cavalieri). Blocks of rooms have been reserved at
various hotels, most at a walking distance from the conference site.
Please make your registration and hotel arrangements as early as
possible: hotel booking is available together with the online
TRAVEL INFO: http://ecmlpkdd.isti.cnr.it/localArrangements.html
EARLY REGISTRATION: There is an early registration fee of 420 euros
that includes conference attendance, workshops and tutorials attendance,
Springer LNCS/LNAI proceedings of ECML and PKDD (2 separate volumes),
coffee breaks, a welcome party, an excursion to the historical town
of Lucca with associated conference banquet, a CD-ROM with workshops
proceedings and tutorial notes. The early registration deadline has
been fixed to JULY 31st.
There is a wide WORKSHOP/TUTORIAL program, consisting of ten workshops,
the DISCOVERY CHALLENGE workshop, and seven tutorials, to be held on
Sunday 19 (afternoon), Monday 20 and Friday 24 September.
DISCOVERY CHALLENGE: http://lisp.vse.cz/challenge/ecmlpkdd2004
The ECML/PKDD MAIN PROGRAM starts with a plenary session on Monday 20
in the evening, and closes with another plenary session on Friday 24
September. 84 full papers have been accepted for presentation in the
technical sessions, while other 18 papers have accepted as posters,
and will be exhibited collectively in a poster session.
The program also comprises a DEMO SESSION, where 12 selected demonstrators
exhibit innovative applications or successful experiences/prototypes that
show the integration of new Data Mining and Machine Learning technologies.
ACCEPTED PAPERS, POSTERS AND DEMOS: http://ecmlpkdd.isti.cnr.it/accepted.html
There will be five INVITED TALKS:
- Dimitris Achlioptas (Microsoft Research, Redmond)
"Algorithms for data mining: theory meets practice (in a chat room)"
- Rakesh Agrawal (IBM Almaden Research Center)
"Privacy and data mining"
- Soumen Chakrabarti (Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay)
"Breaking through the syntax barrier: Searching with entities and relations"
- Pedro Domingos (University of Washington, Seattle)
"Real-world learning with Markov logic networks"
- David J. Hand (Imperial College, London)
"Strength in diversity: the advance of data analysis"
INVITED TALK ABSTRACTS: http://ecmlpkdd.isti.cnr.it/invited.html
ECML/PKDD PROGRAM CHAIRS are Jean-Francois Boulicaut (INSA-Lyon, France),
Floriana Esposito (University of Bari, Italy), Fosca Giannotti (ISTI-CNR,
Pisa, Italy), and Dino Pedreschi (University of Pisa, Italy).
Early Registration Deadline July 31st, 2004
Conference Dates September 20-24, 2004
Workshops and Tutorials Dates September 19, 20 and 24, 2004
Machine Learning Journal
Provincia di Pisa
Provincia di Lucca
Comune di Pisa
University of Pisa
University of Bari
with the patronage of Regione Toscana
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