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Special Sessions

All special sessions are open to attendees of all conferences held at WORLDCOMP'11.

DMIN'11 will be hosting the following special session:

Real-World Data Mining Applications, Challenges, and Perspectives


Special Session on Real-World Data Mining Applications, Challenges, and Perspectives

Call for Papers (Special Session)

Organizer: Dr. Mahmoud Abou-Nasr, Ford Motor Company - Research and Innovation Center, mabounas@ford.com

The past decade has witnessed a vast growth of the amount of data produced and the proliferation of specialized databases in a wide range of business, industrial, medical and scientific applications. Data mining is becoming an increasingly important tool in the process of knowledge discovery and the transformation of data into valuable information. The objective of this special session is to provide a forum for the data mining researchers and industrial practitioners to discuss data mining applications, issues, and the challenges that arise when addressing real-world problems.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Enterprise knowledge management/knowledge discovery

  • Corporate planning

  • Direct marketing

  • Credit scoring

  • Forecasting

  • Automotive applications

  • Medical decision making, diagnostics

  • Bioinformatics

  • Text and image recognition

Challenges to be addressed include but are not limited to:

  • Highly skewed data sets

  • Massive and high dimensional data sets

  • Non-stationary data

  • Unknown misclassification costs

  • Missing and noisy data

  • Business process issues

This special session of DMINí11 (the 7th International Conference on Data Mining) will cover all aspects of data mining applications. The special session will be held during the DMIN conference, July 18-21, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. All papers should be submitted using the standard procedures for DMIN papers. For your submission of the draft paper, please select the Track 'DMA - Special Session on Data Mining Applications, Challenges, and Perspectives'.

Any questions should be directed to the special session organizer or to one of the DMIN conference organizers.

Download Download CfP Special Session on Real World Data Mining Applications (pdf)

It is planned to publish a special issue consisting of extended papers on real world data mining applications within Annals of Information Systems (Springer), Guest Editors: M. Abou-Nasr, S. Lessmann, R. Stahlbock, G. M. Weiss.

Details of the Special Issue can be found here.



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Important Dates

DMIN'11 Call for Papers [download pdf]
DMIN'11 Special Session
Real-World DM Applications...
Call for Papers [download pdf]
10 February 2011
Deadline for proposals to  organize/chair sessions/workshops
10 March 2011
24 March 2011 (extended!)
Submission of draft papers
~12 April 2011
Notification of acceptance
24 April 2011
May 7, 2011
May 18, 2011
Camera-Ready conference papers & registration & copyright/consent due
18-21 July 2011
2011 International Conference on Data Mining (DMIN'11) & 21 joint conferences of WORLDCOMP'11


Robert Stahlbock
General Conference Chair

E-mail: conference-chair@dmin--2011.com

Nikolaos Kourentzes
Programme Chair

E-mail: programme-chair@dmin--2011.com


Gary M. Weiss

Special Session Chair

E-Mail: special-session-chair@dmin--2011.com


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