International Conference on Machine Learning and Data Analysis (ICMLDA'14)

  San Francisco, USA, 22-24 October, 2014  
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The International Conference on Machine Learning and Data Analysis 2014 will take place in San Francisco, USA, 22-24 October, 2014.
The conference ICMLDA'14 is held under the World Congress on Engineering and Computer Science WCECS 2014. The WCECS 2014 is organized by the International Association of Engineers (IAENG), a non-profit international association for the engineers and the computer scientists. The congress has the focus on the frontier topics in the theoretical and applied engineering and computer science subjects. The last IAENG conference has attracted more than five hundred participants from over 30 countries. All submitted papers will be under peer review and accepted papers will be published in the conference proceeding (ISBN: 978-988-19252-0-6). The abstracts will be indexed and available at major academic databases. The accepted papers will also be considered for publication in the special issues of the journal Engineering Letters, in IAENG journals and in edited books by publishers like Springer.

Important Dates:
Draft Paper Submission Deadline (extended): 23 July, 2014
Camera-Ready Papers Due & Registration Deadline (extended): 16 August, 2014 new
ICMLDA 2014: 22-24 October, 2014

The topics of the ICMLDA'14 include, but not limited to, the following:

Machine Learning:
artificial neural networks
Bayesian networks
case-based reasoning
computational models of human learning
computational learning theory
cooperative learning
decision tree
discovery of scientific laws
evolutionary computation
statistical relational learning
grammatical inference
incremental induction and on-line learning
inductive logic programming
information retrieval and learning
instance based learning
kernel methods
knowledge acquisition and learning
knowledge base refinement
knowledge intensive learning
learning from text and web
evaluation metrics and methodologies
machine learning of natural language
meta learning
multi-agent learning
multi-strategy learning
planning and learning
reinforcement learning
revision and restructuring
statistical approaches
unsupervised learning
vision and learning

Data analysis and databases
database integration
inductive databases
data mining query languages
data mining query optimization

Foundations of data analysis
complexity issues
knowledge (pattern) representation
global vs. local patterns
logic for data mining
statistical inference and probabilistic modelling

Data pre-processing
dimensionality reduction
data reduction
uncertain and missing information handling

Innovative applications
mining bio-medical data
web content, structure and usage mining
semantic web mining
mining governmental data, mining for the public administration
adaptive data mining architectures
invisible data mining

Algorithms and techniques:
frequent patterns
rule discovery
statistical techniques and mixture models
constraint-based mining
incremental algorithms
scalable algorithms
distributed and parallel algorithms
privacy preserving data mining
multi-relational data mining

KDD process and process-centric data analysis
models of the KDD process
standards for the KDD process
background knowledge integration
collaborative data mining
vertical data mining environments

Analysis of different forms of data
graph, tree, sequence mining
semi-structured and XML data mining
text mining
temporal, spatial, and spatio-temporal data mining
data stream mining
multimedia miningPattern post-processing
Pattern post-processing
quality assessment
knowledge interpretation and use

The WCECS Program Committee

As the WCECS 2014 is organized by the International Association of Engineers and the Engineering Letters, some of the editorial board members of the Engineering Letters and the IAENG journals and the committee members of IAENG Societies are taking part in the WCECS International Program Committee.

WCECS Congress Co-chairs

Prof. Craig Douglas ( WCECS Co-chair)
School of Energy Resources Distinguished Professor, Departments of Mathematics &
Director, Institute for Scientific Computation, University of Wyoming, USA
Former Senior Research Scientist (corresponding to nonteaching full professor),
Computer Science Department, Yale University, USA




Prof. Warren S. Grundfest, Fellow, AIMBE, SPIE (WCECS co-chair)
Co-Chair, Biomedical Engineering IDP
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Professor of Surgery
The Henry Samueli School of Engineering & Applied Science
University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Former Chair, SPIE Health Care Engineering & Technology Policy
Former Vice Chair, Health Care Engineering Policy Committee, IEEE




Prof. Jon Burgstone (ICIMT honorary co-chair)
Faculty Chair
Center for Entrepreneurship & Technology
College of Engineering
University of California, Berkeley, USA
Board Member of the Rock Center for Entrepreneurship at Harvard Business School, Harvard University




Prof. Burghard B. Rieger (ICMLDA honorary co-chair)
Professor of Computational Linguistics
Former Dean (1999-2001) of Faculty of Languages and Literature
Former Head of Department of Linguistic Computing, University of Trier, Germany
President (1989-93) of the German Society for Linguistic Computing (GLDV)
Vice-President (1990-94) of the International Society for Terminoly and Knowledge Engineering (GTW)




Prof. Lei Xu (ICSCA honorary co-chair)
IEEE Fellow and IAPR Fellow,
Member of European Academy of Sciences,
Chair Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong





ICMLDA Conference Committee:

Dr. William B. Agassounon (PhD Caltech)
Principle Engineer, Autonomy and Networking group part of the Advanced Solutions Center,
Textron Defense Systems, Advanced Solutions Center, USA

Prof. Yang Dai
Assistant Professor, Bioengineering Department (MC 063), University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Prof. Pi-Sheng Deng
Professor, Computer Information Systems, California State University, Stanislaus, USA

Prof. Irene Yu-Hua Gu (co-chair)
Professor, Signal Processing Group, Department of Signals and Systems, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden;
Former Associate Editor, IEEE transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics;
Chair-Elect, Jan. 2002 - Dec. 2004, IEEE Swedish Signal Processing Chapter, Sweden

Dr. Shehzad Khalid
Research scientist, University of Manchester, UK

Prof. Robert Levinson (co-chair)
Associate Professor, Machine Intelligence Lab., Department of Computer and Information Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA

Prof. Layuan Li
Professor, Department of Computer Science and Technology, Wuhan University of Technology, China;
Editor in Chief of the Journal of Wuhan University of Technology

Dr. Alessandra Lumini
Associate Researcher at the II Faculty of Engineering of University of Bologna, Italy

Prof. Clara Pizzuti
Senior Researcher, Italian National Research Council (CNR), Institute for High-Performance Computing and Networking (ICAR), Italy;
Professor in the department of Computer Science at the University of Calabria

Prof. Xiaojun Qi
Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department, Utah State University, USA

Prof. Jishou Ruan
Associate Professor, Key Laboratory of Pure Mathematics and Combinatorics, Nankai University, China

Prof. Ventzeslav Valev (co-chair)
Professor, IAPR Fellow, School of Computing, University of North Florida, USA

Dr. Gang Wu
Research Software Engineer, Microsoft, Redmond, USA

Prof. Zhongfei Mark Zhang
Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, Watson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Binghamton University, USA

Prof. Dan Zhu (Ph.D. Carnegie Mellon)
Dean's Faculty Fellow; Associate Professor of Information Systems; Associate Professor of Computer Science, Iowa State University, USA