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We invite you to attend DMIN'08, the 2008 International Conference on Data Mining! DMIN'08 offers a 4 day single-track conference, keynote speeches by world renowned scientists, special sessions and free tutorials on all aspects of data mining. In the past, DMIN'08 has attracted over 50 high-quality presentations in 10 formal sessions plus keynotes, posters and tutorials, with over 100 attendees plus many more visitors from other WORLDCOMP conferences.

DMIN'08 is part of WORLDCOMP'08. DMIN'08 is an international conference for academics and practitioners, held simultaneously with 24 other joint conferences as part of the 2008 World Congress in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, and Applied Computing (WORLDCOMP'08). With over 1500 attendees and over 20 simultaneous tracks of presentations, multiple tutorials and a strong social programme in the past years, WORLDCOMP is one of the largest annual conferences and promises many opportunities to present your work to an large, interdisciplinary audience and to extend our professional network.

DMIN'08 attracts quality papers & presentations. DMIN accepts only high-quality papers for its conference proceedings, which are subject to a thorough & objective review process of at least 2 independent reviewers. The proceedings and all accepted papers are considered for inclusion in major database indexes (in the past 3 years these included ISI Thomson Scientific, IEE INSPEC, DBLP and many more). The DMIN conference has been highly ranked in the past - do not mistake it with other Multi-conferences [more information]  

Topics of interest encompass all aspects of Data Mining, Knowledge Discovery in Databases, Machine Learning and Computational Intelligence. These include (but are not limited to) all aspects of Data Mining, Machine Learning, Artificial and Computational Intelligence, including: (see [topics] for details)

  • Data Mining Methods & Algorithms
  • Data Mining Tasks & Processes
  • Data Mining Applications
  • Data Mining Tools & Software
  • Data Warehousing

We welcome contributions through research papers and industrial reports / case studies on applications in form of regular papers of up to 7 pages, double-column IEEE style, which will be presented in plenary presentations and poster sessions. In addition, we welcome short research papers & industry reports of 4 pages which will be presented in informal poster sessions. Accepted submissions include:

  • regular research papers (7 pages IEEE style, formal presentation)
  • regular industry & application reports (7 pages IEEE style, formal presentation)
  • short research papers (4 pages IEEE style, poster presentation)
  • short industry & application reports (max. 4 pages IEEE style, poster presentation)


5th Int. Conf. on DM 2009


Thank you for your attendance and feedback! We look forward to seeing you at DMIN'09.


About DMIN'08


Sponsored by:

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Important Dates

31 January  2008
31 January  2008
Deadline for proposals to  organize/chair sessions
25 February 2008
23 March 2008 passed
Draft paper submissions for publication in the conference proceedings due
22 April 2008  passed
Notification of acceptance
3 May 2008
16 May 2008! extended ! passed
Camera-Ready conference papers & registration due
14-17 July 2008
2008 International Conference on Data Mining (DMIN'08) & 24 joint conferences of WORLDCOMP'08


General Enquiries: Robert Stahlbock & Sven F. Crone
General Conference Chairs



Conference Programme & Submissions Chair: Robert Stahlbock & Sven F. Crone
Conference Programme Chairs



Student Funding:  Stefan Lessmann
Student Chairs



Tutorials: Philippe Lenca
Tutorial Chair



Special Sessions: Gary Weiss
Special Session Chair



Exhibitors & Corporate Sponsors : Wolfram Lippe
Exhibit Chair


DMIN'08 News

Best Paper Awards
2008 DMIN Best Research Paper Award:
Olvi Mangasarian, Edward Wild
Privacy-Preserving Classification of Horizontally Partitioned Data
via Random Kernels

2008 DMIN Best Student Paper Award:
Wei Li, Cindy Chen, Jie Wang
PCS: An Efficient Clustering Method for High-Dimensional Data

High number of submissions!
April 29, 2008
DMIN has received a high number of high-quality submissions with over 100 papers accepted.
Overall acceptance rate for WORLDCOMP conferences remained with 28% at a low level however.
Submission deadline extended!
February 27, 2008
Due to numerous requests we have extended the paper submission deadline by 3 weeks. To date, we have received over 100 full paper submission - so you may look forward to an exciting conference!
Call for Special Sessions
January 1, 2008                      
You are invited to organise and chair a special session, workshop or tutorial at DMIN'08.
The names of technical session / workshop organizers will appear on the cover of the proceedings/books as Associate Editors. [more]
Call for Programme Committee
January 1, 2008                      
You are invited to contribute to  DMIN'08 through reviewing papers as member of the programme committee. [more]
Call for Tutorials
January 1, 2008                      
You are invited to organise and present a tutorial at DMIN'08.



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