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Tuesday, September 10 • 12:00 - 13:00
Mine, Interact, Learn, Repeat - Discovering interesting patterns from data

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Over the past two decades many methods for discovering patterns from data have been developed. Although these methods make it easy to mine large numbers of patterns, finding interesting patterns is surprisingly hard. Further, although many people have data that they would like to analyse, many do not have the data mining expertise required to do so. In this talk I will present a framework, paraphrased by the slogan "Mine, Interact, Learn, Repeat", that aims to enable domain experts to find patterns that matter to them by learning their interests through user interaction. I will illustrate the approach with a case study in sports analytics, in which a journalist was asked to analyse a dataset concerning basketball games.

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Matthijs van Leeuwen

Leiden University, Netherlands
Matthijs van Leeuwen is assistant professor and group leader of the Explanatory Data Analysis group at the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science (LIACS), Leiden University, in the Netherlands. His primary research interest is exploratory data mining: how can we enable domain... Read More →

Tuesday September 10, 2019 12:00 - 13:00 CEST
Raum B15

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