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Encyclopedia of Machine Learning still most downloaded Springer Reference

It is good to see that the first edition of our Encyclopedia of Machine Learning is still serving the community. #SpringerRefCountdown! #1 most downloaded entry last month: https://t.co/hZ2j7FJQmN from our …

Two awards in one week!

I am honoured to have received the Australian Computer Society’s ICT Researcher of the Year Award and the Australasian Artificial Intelligence Distinguished Research Contributions Award.

Fun KDD video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBlhhebFhTI

Statistical testing of hypothesis streams and cascades

Statistical hypothesis testing was developed in an age when calculations were performed by hand and individual hypotheses were considered in isolation. In the modern information era, it is often desirable …

Did you realise that it is dangerous to assume data are interval scale?

Many machine learning algorithms make an implicit assumption that numeric data are interval scale, specifically, that a unit difference between values has the same meaning irrespective of the magnitude of …

Variety in recent publications

I have had a nice variety of recent papers! Concept drift: Characterizing Concept Drift. Webb, G. I., Hyde, R., Cao, H., Nguyen, H. L., & Petitjean, F.Data Mining and Knowledge …

Francois Petitjean wins Research Impact Award

Congratulations to my colleague Francois Petitjean for winning the Victorian Young Achiever Awards Research Impact Award.

Grant successes

The Australian Research Council has funded the following two projects: Electronic skin nanopatches for continuous blood pressure monitoring Investigators: Prof Wenlong Cheng (Chief Investigator) Prof Andrew Tonkin (Chief Investigator) A/Prof …

ECMLPKDD2015 Tutorial on Scalable Learning of Graphical Models

Our tutorial introduces the key theory and techniques required for creating scalable techniques for learning graphical models.

Magnum Opus joins BigML

Since 1999, Magnum Opus has been a leading data mining tool making association discovery better and faster for everyone. BigML is the best platform for Machine Learning on the internet. …

SDM15 paper award

We are delighted to receive the SDM15 Best Research Paper Honorable Mention award. The Society for Industrial and Applied Math (SIAM) International Conference on Data Mining (SDM15) Awards Committee selected …