Wednesday, November 19, 2008


As the first Open Source in Data Mining workshop, it will held with 13th PAKDD, 2009.
Open source software is becoming increasingly accepted in public and private sector organisations in many countries. There is a variety of open source data mining tools available to both researchers and practitioners, some being simple research prototypes while others are fully developed software tools.

This workshop aims to bring together data mining practitioners, researchers and educator, with the objectives to present open source data mining tools, discuss experiences and lessons learned using such tools, and exchange ideas on how to promote the use of open source tools in the field of data mining.

Important Dates
Submission of full papers: 22 December 2008
Notification of authors: 23 January 2009
Camera-ready version: 9 February 2009
OSMD Workshop date: 27 April 2009

Monday, November 03, 2008


The 32nd ACM SIGIR will be held in Boston.

Important dates:

Nov 17, 2008 Requests for mentoring must be submitted
Jan 19, 2009 Abstracts for full research papers due
Jan 26, 2009 Full research paper submissions due
Feb 2, 2009 Workshop proposals due
Feb 23, 2009 Posters, demonstration, and tutorial proposals due
Mar 2, 2009 Doctoral consortium proposals due
Mar 9, 2009 Notification of workshop acceptances
Apr 11, 2009 All other acceptance notification