Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2000 11:24:44 +0100
Subject: Call for papers/problems: DDMI 2000 Workshop
Call for papers (deadline 10th July)
Call for problems (deadline 5th July)
DDMI 2000 Workshop
A forum for practical problem presentation and prospective solutions
Associated with PKDD-2000
12 September 2000
MotivationThe objective of this workshop is to provide a forum for interchange of ideas between researchers in the areas of Data Mining and Machine Learning and representatives of companies involved in applying the existing technologies in resolution of real problems.
The workshop will thus consist of two types of presentations. Some will be presented by researchers active in the areas of Data Mining, Decision Support, Machine Learning, Meta-Learning and Inductive Logic Programming (ILP) describing their experience in applying the methodologies to problems of commercial, industrial and social interest. The others will be done by representatives of companies describing not only their sucess stories, but also concerns about the direction the research should follow.
Currently there exist various European projects in this area, involving both acadamic partners and industrial partners. Among these are Esprit Projects METAL, Sol-Eu-Net and Network ILPNet2.
At the cutting-edge of modern techniques are the techniques based on meta-learning and Inductive Logic Programming (ILP), investigated in METAL and ILPNet2. So another objective of the workshop is to provide a meeting place for partners of related cluster of projects, enabling to disseminate early some of its results and establish new contacts with the community at large.
Program CommitteePavel Brazdil, University of Porto, Portugal
Saso Dzeroski, IJS, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Peter Flach, Univ. of Bristol, UK
Christophe Giraud-Carrier, Univ. of Bristol, UK
Melanie Hilario, Univ. of Geneva, Switzerland
Alipio Jorge, University of Porto, Portugal
Joerg Keller, DaimlerChrysler, Germany
Yves Kodratoff, LRI, France
Nada Lavrac, IJS, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Dunja Mladenic, IJS, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Katharina Morik, University of Dortmund, Germany
Reza Nakhaeizadeh, DaimlerChrysler, Germany
Olga Stepankova, Czech Technical University, Prague
Tanja Urbancic, IJS, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Diettrich Wettcherek, Dialogis, Germany
Gerhard Widmer, OEFAI, Austria
Program Co-ChairsPavel Brazdil
LIACC, University of Porto, Rua Campo Alegre 823, 4150 Porto, Portugal
SubmissionsThe prospective participants interested in giving a presentation concerning applications should contact the organizers by 5th July 2000.
Written submissions are required by 10th July.
Acceptance notices will be sent by 30th July.
Final versions are due by 15th August.
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