ECML/PKDD 2004: Final Call for Participation

ECML/PKDD 2004 Announcement ruggieri at di.unipi.it
Sat Sep 11 10:35:45 EST 2004


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Final Call for Participation

ECML/PKDD-2004
Pisa, Italy, September 20-24, 2004
http://ecmlpkdd.isti.cnr.it
ecmlpkdd at isti.cnr.it


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. 

REGISTRATION AND HOTEL ACCOMMODATION: 
    http://ecmlpkdd.isti.cnr.it/registration.html

The registration fee of 480 euros includes conference attendance, 
workshops and tutorials attendance,  Springer LNCS/LNAI proceedings 
of ECML and PKDD (2 separate volumes),  a CD-ROM with workshops 
proceedings and tutorial notes, coffee breaks, a welcome party, 
an excursion to the historical town  of Lucca with associated 
conference banquet, and a farewell party with buffet.

VENUE:
    http://ecmlpkdd.isti.cnr.it/localArrangements.html

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).

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM:
    http://ecmlpkdd.isti.cnr.it/programDetail.html

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 15 papers have been 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.

There is a wide WORKSHOP/TUTORIAL program, consisting of ten workshops, 
the DISCOVERY CHALLENGE workshop, and seven tutorials, to be held on 
Monday 20 and Friday 24 September. 


INVITED TALKS:
    http://ecmlpkdd.isti.cnr.it/invited.html

-  Dimitris Achlioptas (Microsoft Research, Redmond, USA)
   "Algorithms for data mining: theory meets practice (in a chat room)"
-  Rakesh Agrawal (IBM Almaden Research Center, USA)
   "Data privacy"
-  Soumen Chakrabarti (Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India)
   "Breaking through the syntax barrier: Searching with entities and relations"
-  Pedro Domingos (University of Washington, Seattle, USA)
   "Real-world learning with Markov logic networks"
-  David J. Hand (Imperial College, London, UK)
   "Strength in diversity: the advance of data analysis"

DISCOVERY CHALLENGE:
    http://lisp.vse.cz/challenge/ecmlpkdd2004/

WORKSHOPS:
    http://ecmlpkdd.isti.cnr.it/workshops.html

W1 Statistical Approaches for Web Mining
W2 Symbolic and Spatial Data Analysis: Mining Complex Data Structures
W3 Workshop on Knowledge Discovery in Inductive Databases
W4 Data Mining and Adaptive Modelling Methods for Economics and Management
W5 Privacy and Security Issues in Data Mining
W6 Knowledge Discovery and Ontologies
W7 Mining Graphs, Trees and Sequences
W8 Advances in Inductive Rule Learning
W9 Data Mining and Text Mining for Bioinformatics
W10 Knowledge Discovery in Data Streams

TUTORIALS:
     http://ecmlpkdd.isti.cnr.it/tutorials.html

T1 Evaluation in Web Minig
T2 Symbolic Data Analysis
T3 Distribute DM for Sensor Networks
T4 Radial Basis Functions: an algebraic approach
T5 Mining Unstructured Data
T6 Statistical Bases of Machine Learning
T7 Rule-Based DM Methods for Classification Problems in Biomedical Domain


ECML/PKDD PROGRAM CHAIRS:

Jean-Francois Boulicaut (INSA-Lyon, France)
Floriana Esposito (University of Bari, Italy)
Fosca Giannotti (ISTI-CNR,  Pisa, Italy)
Dino Pedreschi (University of Pisa, Italy)

ORGANIZING INSTITUTIONS:

Insa-Lyon
ISTI CNR
University of Bari
University of Pisa

SPONSORS:

KDNet
Pascal Network
ERCIM
Machine Learning Journal - Kluwer
Springer
Provincia di Pisa
Provincia di Lucca
Comune di Pisa
Microsoft Research
COOP Toscana-Lazio
Exeura
Talent
Intel Corporation
With the patronage of Regione Toscana

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