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WMWA '08
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Organized by:


I.S.I.R., Osaka University
Co-organized by:

School of Science & Technology, Kwansei Gakuin University

Faculty of Commerce, Kansai University

In Cooperation with:

The Japanese Society of Artificial Intelligence



PAKDD'08 Workshops

Four exciting workshops will be held in conjunction with PAKDD'08. These pre-conference workshops shall offer an excellent forum for researchers and industry practitioners to share their research positions, original research results and practical development experiences on specific challenges and emerging issues of knowledge discovery and data mining.

  • Algorithms for Large-Scale Information Processing in Knowledge Discovery (ALSIP '08)
    Workshop Chair:
        Shin-ichi Minato, Hokkaido University, Japan

  • Workshop on Web Mining andWeb-based Application (WMWA '08)
    Steering Chairs:
        Feng Xiong, Ningbo University, China
        Bing Wu, Loughborough University, UK
        Yaoming Luo, The University of Manchester, UK

  • Workshop on Data Mining for Decision Making and Risk Management (DMDRM '08)
    Workshop Chairs:
        Shusaku Tsumoto, Shimane University, Japan
        Hiroe Tsubaki, Tsukuba University, Japan
        Tzung-Pei Hong, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan

  • Workshop on Interactive Data Mining (IDM '08)
    Workshop Chairs:
        Takashi Onoda, Central Research Institute of Electric Power Industry, Japan
        Seiji Yamada, National Institute of Informatics, Japan

Check out the individual workshop web sites for details.

* Workshop on Noise Tolerant Mining in Databases (NTMD '08) was canceled.