ECML/PKDD 2004, Pisa, Italy, September 20-24, 2004
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Program Chairs

  • Jean-Francois Boulicaut, INSA-Lyon, France
  • Floriana Esposito, University of Bari, Italy
  • Fosca Giannotti, ISTI-CNR, Pisa, Italy
  • Dino Pedreschi, University of Pisa, Italy

Workshop Chairs

  • Donato Malerba, University of Bari, Italy
  • Mohammed J. Zaki, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,USA

Tutorial Chairs

  • Katharina Morik, University of Dortmund, Germany
  • Franco Turini, University of Pisa, Italy

Discovery Challenge Committee

  • Petr Berka, University of Economics of Prague, Czech Republic
  • Bruno Cremilleux, University of Caen, France

Publicity Chair

  • Salvatore Ruggieri University of Pisa, Italy

Demonstration Chairs

  • Rosa Meo, University of Torino, Italy
  • Elena Baralis, Politecnico of Torino, Italy
  • Ina Lauth, Fraunhofer Institute for Autonomous Intelligent Systems, Germany

Steering Committee

  • Peter Flach, University of Bristol, UK
  • Luc De Raedt, Albert-Ludwigs University Freiburg, Germany
  • Arno Siebes,Utrecht University, The Netherlands
  • Nada Lavrac, Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
  • Dragan Gamberger, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Croatia
  • Ljupco Todorovski, Jozef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
  • Hendrik Blockeel, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
  • Tapio Elomaa, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
  • Heikki Mannila, Helsinki Institute for Information Technology, Finland
  • Hannu T. T. Toivonen, University of Helsinki, Finland

Award Committee

  • Micheal May, Fraunhofer Institute for Autonomous Intelligent Systems, Germany (KDNet representative)
  • Floriana Esposito, (PC representative)
  • Foster Provost, Editor-in-chief of Machine Learning Journal, Kluwer

Organizing Committee

  • Maurizio Atzori KDDLab, ISTI-CNR, Pisa, Italy
  • Miriam Baglioni KDDLab, University of Pisa, Italy
  • Sergio Barsocchi KDDLab, ISTI-CNR, Pisa, Italy
  • Jeremy Besson INSA-Lyon, France
  • Francesco Bonchi KDDLab, ISTI-CNR, Pisa, Italy
  • Stefano Ferilli University of Bari, Italy
  • Tiziana Mazzone KDDLab, Pisa, Italy
  • Mirco Nanni KDDLab, ISTI-CNR, Pisa, Italy
  • Ruggero Pensa INSA-Lyon, France
  • Chiara Renso KDDLab, ISTI-CNR, Pisa, Italy
  • Salvatore Rinzivillo KDDLab, University of Pisa, Italy

ECML Program Committee

  • Blockeel Hendrik K.U.Leuven
  • Botta Marco Dipartimento di Informatica, Università di Torino
  • Boström Henrik Stockholm University and Royal Institute of Technology
  • Boulicaut Jean-Francois INSA Lyon, LIRIS CNRS FRE 2672
  • Bratko Ivan University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Computer and Information Science
  • Brazdil Pavel Uinversity of Porto, LIACC
  • Cristianini Nello Dept. of Statistics, UC Davis
  • Cussens James University of York, Dept of Computer Science
  • de Mantaras Ramon LopezIIIA - Artificial Intelligence Research Institute, CSIC - Spanish Scientific Research Council
  • De Raedt Luc Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg
  • Dehaspe Luc PharmaDM
  • del R. Millan Josè Dalle Molle Inst. for Perceptual Artificial Intelligence (IDIAP)
  • Dzeroski Saso Jozef Stefan Institute
  • Elomaa Tapio Institute of Sofware Systems, Tampere University of Technology
  • Esposito FlorianaUniversity of Bari, Dipartimento di Informatica
  • Flach Peter Deptartment of Computer Science, University of Bristol
  • Fürnkranz Johannes TU Darmstadt, Knowledge Engineering Group
  • Gama Joao LIACC, FEP - University of Porto
  • Gamberger Dragan Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Division of Electronics, Laboratory for Information Systems
  • Ganascia Jean-Gabriel LIP6 (Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris VI), Universitè Pierre et Marie Curie
  • Giannotti FoscaISTI - Institute of CNR
  • Giordana Attilio Dipartimento di Informatica, Università di Torino
  • Hirsh Haym Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University
  • Hofmann Thomas Department of Computer Science, Brown University
  • Horvath Tamas Department of Computer Science III, University of Bonn and Fraunhofer Institute for Autonomous intelligent Systems
  • Joachims Thorsten Cornell University, Department of Computer Science
  • Kazakov Dimitar Department of Computer Science, University of York, UK
  • Khardon Roni Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Tufts University
  • Kindermann Joerg Fraunhofer AiS, Institute for Autonomous intelligent Systems
  • Kodratoff Yves LRI, Universitè Orsay - Paris Sud
  • Kononenko Igor University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Computer and Information Science
  • Kramer Stefan Technische Universität München, Institut für Informatik
  • Kubat Miroslav University of Miami, Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Kwek Stephen University of Texas at San Antonio, Department of Computer Science
  • Lavrac Nada Jozef Stefan Institute
  • Ling Charles Department of Computer Science, The University of Western Ontario
  • Malerba Donato University of Bari, Dipartimento di Informatica
  • Mannila Heikki University of Helsinki and Helsinki University of Technology, Department of Computer Science
  • Matwin Stan University of Ottawa, SITE
  • Mladenic Dunja Jozef Stefan Institute
  • Morik Katharina University Dortmund, Computer Science 8
  • Motoda Hiroshi ISIR, Osaka University
  • Munos Remi CMAP,Ecole Polytechnique
  • Nock Richard Universitè Antilles-Guyane/Martinique (France)
  • Page David University of Wisconsin, Room 6743 Medical Sciences Center
  • Paliouras Georgios NCSR "Demokritos", Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications
  • Pedreschi Dino Dipartimento di Informatica, Università di Pisa
  • Pfahringer Bernhard University of Waikato
  • Plaza Enric IIIA-CSIC
  • Rousu Juho Royal Holloway University of London, Department of Computer Science
  • Rouveirol Celine LRI, Universite Paris Sud
  • Scheffer Tobias Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Institut für Informatik
  • Sebag Michele LRI, Universitè Orsay - Paris Sud
  • Semeraro Giovanni University of Bari, Dipartimento di Informatica
  • Siebes Arno Utrecht University, Institute of Information and Computing Sciences, Centrum Gebouw Noord, office B021
  • Sloan Robert H. University of Illinois at Chicago, Dept. of Computer Science
  • Stumme Gerd Universität Karlsruhe
  • Tirri Henry Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (HIIT)
  • Todorovski Ljupco Jozef Stefan Institute
  • Torgo Luis LIACC/FEP, University of Porto
  • Turney Peter National Research Council of Canada
  • van Someren Maarten University of Amsterdam
  • Vitanyi Paul CWI and University of Amsterdam
  • Weiss Sholom M. IBM Research, TJ Watson Labs
  • Wettschereck Dietrich The Robert Gordon University, UK
  • Widmer Gerhard Department of Medical Cybernetics and Artificial Intelligence, University of Vienna
  • Wiering Marco Utrecht University
  • Wirth Ruediger DaimlerChrysler AG
  • Wrobel Stefan Fraunhofer AIS & Univ. Bonn
  • Zeugmann Thomas Institute for Theoretical Informatics, University at Luebeck
  • Zhang Tong IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
  • Zupan Blaz University of Ljubljana, Faculty for computer science and engineering

PKDD Program Committee

  • Baralis Elena Politecnico di Torino
  • Berthold Michael R. University of Konstanz, department of computer and Information Systems
  • Bertino Elisa Dipartimento di Informatica e Comunicazione, University of Milan
  • Blockeel Hendrik K.U.Leuven
  • Boulicaut Jean-Francois INSA Lyon, LIRIS CNRS FRE 2672
  • Christopher W. Clifton Purdue University, Department of Computer Sciences
  • Cremilleux Bruno GREYC - CNRS UMR 6072, Departement informatique, Campus Cote de Nacre, Universite de Caen
  • De Raedt Luc Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg
  • Dehaspe Luc PharmaDM
  • Dzeroski Saso Jozef Stefan Institute
  • Elomaa Tapio Institute of Sofware Systems, Tampere University of Technology
  • Esposito Floriana University of Bari, Dipartimento di Informatica
  • Ester Martin Simon Fraser University, School of Computing Science
  • Feelders Ad Utrecht University, Institute of information and computing sciences
  • Feldman Ronen Bar-Ilan University, Dept. of Computer Science
  • Flach Peter Deptartment of Computer Science, University of Bristol
  • Frank Eibe Department of Computer Science, University of Waikato
  • Freitas Alex University of Kent at Canterbury, Computing Laboratory
  • Fürnkranz Johannes Knowledge Engineering Group, TU Darmstadt
  • Gamberger Dragan Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Division of Electronics, Laboratory for Information Systems
  • Garofalakis Minos N. Bell Labs
  • Giannotti Fosca ISTI - Institute of CNR
  • Giraud-Carrier Christophe ELCA Informatique SA, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Goethals Bart Helsinki Institute for Information Technology (HIIT)
  • Hamilton Howard J. University of Regina, Department of Computer Science
  • Hilderman Robert J. University of Regina, Dept. of Computer Science
  • Hirsh Haym Department of Computer Science, Rutgers University
  • Hoeppner FrankUniversity of Applied Sciences BS/WF
  • Hong Se June IBM T.J. Watson Research Center (emeritus)
  • Kaski Samuel Helsinki University of Technology, Neural Networks Research Centre
  • Keim Daniel Computer Science Institute, University of Konstanz
  • Kietz Jorg-Uwe KDlabs AG
  • King Ross D. Department of Computer Science, University of Wales
  • Kodratoff Yves LRI, Universitè Orsay - Paris Sud
  • Kok Joost N. Leiden University, LIACS
  • Kramer Stefan Technische Universität München, Institut für Informatik
  • Lakshmanan Laks V.S. Department of Computer Science, the University of British Columbia
  • Lavrac Nada Jozef Stefan Institute
  • Malerba Donato University of Bari, Dipartimento di Informatica
  • Manco Giuseppe National Research Council of Italy, ICAR-CNR
  • Mannila Heikki University of Helsinki and Helsinki University of Technology, Department of Computer Science
  • Matwin Stan University of Ottawa, SITE
  • May Michael Fraunhofer Institute for Autonomous Intelligent Systems
  • Meo Rosa Dipartimento di Informatica, Università di Torino
  • Mladenic Dunja Jozef Stefan Institute
  • Morik Katharina University Dortmund, Computer Science 8
  • Morishita Shinichi University of Tokyo
  • Motoda Hiroshi ISIR, Osaka University
  • Nakhaeizadeh Gholamreza DaimlerChrysler AG, Research & Technology, Information Mining
  • Nedellec Claire Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Laboratoire Mathèmatique, Informatique et Gènome
  • Page David University of Wisconsin, Room 6743 Medical Sciences Center
  • Pedreschi Dino Dipartimento di Informatica, Università di Pisa
  • Ras Zbigniew W.Department of Computer Science, University of North Carolina
  • Rauch Jan University of Economics, Prague
  • Rigotti Christophe INSA de Lyon, LIRIS CNRS FRE 2672
  • Ritschard Gilbert Dept of Econometrics, University of Geneva
  • Roddick John School of Informatics and Engineering, Flinders University
  • Saygin Yucel Sabanci University
  • Sebag Michele LRI, Universitè Orsay - Paris Sud
  • Sebban Marc Eurise, University Jean Monnet
  • Siebes Arno Utrecht University, Institute of Information and Computing Sciences, Centrum Gebouw Noord, office B021
  • Skowron Andrzej Institute of Mathematics, Warsaw University
  • Spiliopoulou Myra Otto-von-Guericke Universitaet Magdeburg, Institute of Technical and Business Information Systems
  • Spyratos Nicolas LRI, Universitè Orsay Paris-Sud
  • Stolle Reinhard Xerox PARC
  • Suzuki Einoshin Yokohama National University
  • Tan Ah-Hwee School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University
  • Todorovski Ljupco Jozef Stefan Institute
  • Toivonen Hannu University of Helsinki, Department of Computer Science
  • Torgo Luis LIACC/FEP, University of Porto
  • Tsumoto Shusaku Shimane Medical University
  • Turini Franco Dipartimento di Informatica, Università di Pisa
  • van Someren Maarten University of Amsterdam
  • Wang Ke School of Computing Science, Simon Fraser University
  • Wehenkel Louis University of Liège, Institut Montefiore
  • Wettschereck DietrichThe Robert Gordon University, UK
  • Widmer Gerhard Department of Medical Cybernetics and Artificial Intelligence, University of Vienna
  • Wirth Ruediger DaimlerChrysler AG
  • Wrobel Stefan Fraunhofer AIS & Univ. Bonn
  • Zaiane R. Osmar University of Alberta
  • Zaki Mohammed J. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Computer Science Department
  • Zaniolo Carlo UCLA Computer Science Department
  • Zighed Djamel A. Universitè Lyon 2, ERIC
  • Zupan Blaz University of Ljubljana, Faculty for computer science and engineering