IFCS 2006 Conference: Data Science and Classification
Ljubljana, Slovenia, July 25 - 29, 2006

Program Scheme

Tue, July 25, 2006 tutorials; registration
Wed, July 26, 2006 full day conference
Thu, July 27, 2006 half day conference; afternoon excursion
Fri, July 28, 2006 full day conference
Sat, July 29, 2006 full day conference, closing in the afternoon

Conference Program (PDF) (May 22, 2006 / last change July 11, 2006)

Keynote speaker

Adrian E. RAFTERY, University of Washington, USA

Invited speakers

Hamparsum BOZDOGAN, University of Tennessee, USA
Paula BRITO, University of Porto, Portugal
Patrick DOREIAN, University of Pittsburg, USA
Christian HENNIG, University College London, UK
Carlo LAURO, University of Napoli "Federico II", Italy
Jacqueline MEULMAN, Leiden University, The Netherlands
Boris MIRKIN, University of London, UK
John SHAWE-TAYLOR, University of Southampton, UK

Short Courses - Tutorials

  1. P. Doreian, V. Batagelj, A. Ferligoj:
    Blockmodeling with Pajek - Clustering of Relational Data
  2. P. Brito, E. Diday:
    organized by the IFCS Transversal Group on Symbolic Data Analysis
    Knowledge Mining by Symbolic Data Analysis and the Sodas Sofware
Abstracts of Tutorials


  1. D. Hand:
    President's invited session
  2. C. Hennig:
    Design and choice of similarity and dissimilarity measures
  3. P. Doreian:
  4. R. Rocci:
    Classification of complex data
  5. B. Fichet:
    Dissimilarity analysis and clustering
  6. P. Brito, F. De Carvalho, R. Verde:
    Exploratory and confirmatory analysis of interval data
  7. A. Okada:
    Multidimensional scaling of assymmetric relationships data
  8. L. Schmidt-Thieme:
    Web mining
  9. K. Jajuga:
    Classification in economics
  10. E. Diday and V. Batagelj:
    Spatial classification
  11. R. Verde and Y. Lechevallier
    (organized by the IFCS Transversal Group on Symbolic Data Analysis):
    Symbolic data analysis
  12. I. Van Mechelen:
    Clustering and classification of microarray gene expression data arrays
  13. C. Lauro and V.E. Vinzi:
    Latent class analysis and classification issues
  14. C. Weihs:

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