[Computational-biology] Call for Participation: 8th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM08)

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The 8th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM'08)

Polo Didattico G. Carmignani — Piazza dei Cavalieri, Pisa, Italy
December 15-19, 2008


Sponsored by:

Yahoo! Research
IBM Research
IEEE Computer Society
Software Products Italia
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche
Istituto di Scienze e Tecnologie dell’Informazione
Università di Pisa

================= HIGHLIGHTS =========================

* 70 Regular Papers and 74 Short Papers
* 9 workshops
* 3 invited talks
* 4 tutorials
* 1 panel

All main conference and workshop proceedings will be published in
the conference proceedings by the IEEE Computer Society Press.

Best paper awards will be conferred at the conference on the authors of
(1) the best research paper and (2) the best application paper.

Several student travel grants will be available. Application details
will appear in the ICDM'08 website soon.

!!! Early Registration by 31st October!!!
On-line registration (and more information) at

Regular registration covers all the events of ICDM'08 during the five
conference days including workshops and tutorials, and covers
proceedings for the conference and the workshops.


Tutorials include:

 T1 – Integration of Classification and Pattern Mining: A Discriminative
and Frequent Pattern-based Approach
 Hong Cheng and Jiawei Han (UIUC), Xifeng Yan (IBM T.J. Watson Research
 Philip S. Yu (UIC)

 T2 – Privacy-Preserving Location Services
 Mohamed F. Mokbel (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)

 T3 – Sample Selection Bias – Covariate Shift: Problems, Solutions, and
 Wei Fan (IBM T.J. Watson Research), Masashi Sugiyama (Tokyo Institute of

 T4 – Mining Ubiquitous Data Streams: From Theory to Applications
 Joao Gama (University of Porto), Shonali Krishnaswamy and Mohamed Medhat
Gaber (Monash University)

Workshops include:

 RIKD’08 – Reliability Issues in Knowledge Discovery

 DDDM’08 – The Second International Workshop on Domain Driven Data Mining

 MCD’08 – Mining complex data

 SSTDM’08 – Spatial and Spatio-temporal data mining

 HPDM’08 – 10th International workshop on high performance data mining

 FDM’08 – Foundations of Data Mining

 SADM’08 – First International Workshop on Semantic Aspects in Data Mining

 DMDM’08 – Data Mining for Design and Marketing

 VM’08 – Video mining

 ADN’08 – Analysis of dynamic networks


ICDM'08 offers an exciting social program, including the conference
welcome reception, outdoor activities, and the conference banquet.

The conferences will be held at the Polo Didattico G. Carmignani — Piazza
dei Cavalieri, newly renovated conference center of the University of
Pisa, located in Piazza dei Cavalieri, in the historical center of Pisa
(200 m. from Piazza dei Miracoli and the tower). This beautiful square is
at walking distance from most hotels.

More information about attractions is available from the conference webpage:


*** Further Information ***

icdm08-chair from isti.cnr.it
icdm08-organizer from isti.cnr.it



Conference Co-chairs:

 Franco Turini (KDD Lab, Univ. Pisa, Italy)
 Carlo Zaniolo (UCLA, USA)
 Naren Ramakrishnan (Virginia Tech, USA)

Program Committee Chairs:

 Fosca Giannotti (KDD Lab, ISTI-CNR, Italy)
 Dimitrios Gunopulos (UC Riverside, USA)

Tutorials Chairs:

 Dino Pedreschi (KDD Lab, Univ. Pisa, Italy)
 Arno Siebes (Uthrecht Univ., The Netherlands)

Workshops Chairs:

 Francesco Bonchi (KDD Lab, ISTI-CNR, Italy)
 Bettina Berendt (Humbolt Univ. Berlin, Germany)

Award Chair:

 Katharina Morik (Univ. Dortmund, Germany)

Panels Chair:

 Jean-Francois Boulicaut (INSA Lyon, France)

ICDM Steering Committee Chair:

 Xindong Wu (Univ. Vermont, USA)

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