The Second Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD-98)

Melbourne Convention Centre, Melbourne, Australia
15-17 April 1998

Papers Due: 16 October 1997

Sponsored by:MAIC: Monash Artificial Intelligence Consortium,
Faculty of Computing and Information Technology, Monash University, and
ACSys: Cooperative Research Center for Advanced Computational Systems
Invited Speakers: Jiawei Han (ACSys Keynote Speaker, Simon Fraser University, Canada)
Chris Wallace (Monash University, Australia)
Bhavani Thuraisingham (MITRE Corporation, USA)

Call for Papers

The Second Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD-98) will provide an international forum for the sharing of original research results and practical development experiences among researchers and application developers from different KDD related areas such as machine learning, databases, statistics, knowledge acquisition, data visualization, software re-engineering, and knowledge-based systems. It will follow the success of PAKDD-97 held in Singapore in 1997 by bringing together participants from universities, industry and government.

Papers on all aspects of knowledge discovery and data mining are welcome. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to: Both research and applications papers are solicited. All submitted papers will be reviewed on the basis of technical quality, relevance to KDD, significance, and clarity. Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings by Springer-Verlag (in the Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence series). A selected number of the accepted papers will be expanded and revised for inclusion in a special issue of an international journal.

All submissions should be limited to a maximum of 5,000 words. Four hardcopies should be forwarded to the following address.
     Professor Ramamohanarao Kotagiri (PAKDD '98)
     Department of Computer Science
     The University of Melbourne
     Parkville, VIC 3052
     Phone: +61 3 9344 9100
     Fax: +61 3 9348 1184
Please include a cover page containing the title, authors (names, postal and email addresses), a 200-word abstract and up to 5 keywords. This cover page must accompany the paper.
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     * 4 copies of full papers received by:     October 16, 1997 *
     * acceptance notices:                     December 22, 1997 *
     * final camera-readies due by:             January 30, 1998 *

Conference Chairs:

        Ross Quinlan            RuleQuest Research Pty Ltd and UNSW
        Bala Srinivasan         Monash University
Program Chairs:

        Xindong Wu              Monash University
        Ramamohanarao Kotagiri  Melbourne University

Organising Committee Co-Chairs:

        Kevin Korb              Monash University
        Graham Williams         CSIRO
PAKDD-98 Publicity Chair:

        Lipo Wang               Deakin University
PAKDD-98 Tutorial Chair:

        Jon Oliver              Monash University
PAKDD-98 Treasurer: 

        Michelle Riseley        Monash University
Program Committee:

         See the program committee page

Further Information:

         Dr Xindong Wu
         Department of Software Development
         Monash University
         900 Dandenong Road
         Caulfield East, Melbourne 3145

         Phone: +61 3 9903 1025 
         Fax: +61 3 9903 1077