Research team

Current students/researchers

Name Level Project title Start Date Role Publication(s)

Saqib Nawaz
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Associate researcher
Biological sequence analysis / Proof searching / Pattern mining

 

2022 - ...
(associate researcher)

2019 - 2021 (postdoc)

Supervisor

1 journal papers as first author in IEEE Access (SCI)
1 journal papers as first author in Applied Intelligence (SCI, Q1)

1 journal paper in Applied Soft Computing

1 journal paper as co-author in Kybernetes
1 journal paper as co-author in IEEE Access (SCI)

1 conference paper as co-author in ACM SAC 2020 (EI)

1 conference paper in ACIIDS 2021 (EI)

1 conference paper in ICSI 2021 (EI)

2 papers in PKDD workshops

Jiawei Huang
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M.Sc. Graph learning 2021 Supervisor  

Yuechun Li
weimin

M.Sc. Graph pattern mining 2021 Supervisor  

Yang Hongyang
Yang Hongyang

M.Sc. Cryptography 2021 Supervisor  

Min Wei
weimin

M.Sc. Machine learning for software engineering 2021 Supervisor  

O. Ouarem
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Ph.D.
(Algeria)
Discovering patterns in sequences 2019-... Co-supervisor 1 conference paper in IEA AIE 2021 (EI)
Other articles in preparation

M. Lefkir.
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Ph.D.

(Algeria)

Discovering patterns in uncertain data 2019-... Co-supervisor articles in preparation

Rodrigue Govan
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Ph.D.
(New Caledonia)
Analysis of dynamic graphs from satellite images 2021- ...

Co-supervisor


(University of New Caledonia)

 

Di Zhao
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Ph.D.
(New Zealand)
Data Stream Analysis with Drifts 2021-... Co-supervisor

(University of Auckland)
1 article submitted

I. Doukoure
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Ph.D.

(Canada)

Data mining techniques to extract expertise for intergenerational knowledge transfer 2015 -... Co-Supervisor

(U. of Quebec in Montreal)
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Former students/researchers

Name Level Project title / Topics End Date Role Publication(s)


Mourad Nouioua

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Post-doc Pattern mining 2021 Supervisor

1 book chapter
3 workshop papers at ICDM, DASFAA ...
1 journal paper in APIN (SCI, Q2)
1 conference paper as co-author in ICDE (CCF-A)

...

Yangming Chen
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M.Sc. Algorithms for episode rule discovery with applications to sequence prediction 2021 Supervisor

1 conference paper - ACIIDS 2021 - EI (best paper award)

1 conference paper - DAWAK 2021 - EI

1 workshop paper in ICDM Workshop (EI)

Jiahong Liu
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M.Sc. Algorithms to discover representative patterns in dynamic attributed graphs 2021 Supervisor

1 conference paper in ICDE 2022 (EI, CCF-A)

1 journal paper submitted

1 workshop paper at NeurIPS 2021

Excellent thesis award (top 5% at Harbin Inst. of Techn.)

Yanjun Yang
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M.Sc.

Algorithms for mining trending patterns

 

Keywords: itemsets, episodes, pattern mining, temporal patterns, trends

 

 

2020 Supervisor

1 conference paper in PAKDD 2020 (EI, CCF: C)

1 conference paper in IEA AIE 2020 (EI)

Ying Wang
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M.Sc.

 

Algorithms for high utility pattern mining

 

Keywords: itemset mining, pattern mining, taxonomy, cross-level patterns,

2020 Supervisor

1 conference paper in IEA AIE 2020 (EI)

1 journal paper in Applied Intelligence (SCI JCR:Q2)

1 workshop paper in ICDM workshops proceeding (EI)

Ganghuan He
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M.Sc. Algorithms for analyzing dynamic attributed graphs

Keywords: dynamic attributed graphs, pattern mining, graph mining
2020 Supervisor

1 survey journal paper in Wiley WIRES DMKD (EI, SCI, JCR: Q2)
1 conference paper in DAWAK 2020 (EI)
1 workshop paper in AIOPS 2020
1 chapter in springer book

Chao Cheng
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M.Sc.

 

Algorithms for mining trend sequences in dynamic graphs

 

Keywords: frequent subgraph mining, trend sequences

2019 Supervisor

1 journal paper (SCI) in KBS (Q1, CCF-C)

2 conference papers
- DAWAK 2019 (EI)
- BDA 2019 (EI)

1 journal paper as co-author in WIRES DMKD (EI, SCI, JCR: Q2)


Peng Yang
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M.Sc.

Algorithms for Mining Periodic Patterns

 

Keywords: stable periodic patterns, high utility episodes

2019 Supervisor

3 journal papers (SCI)
- DKE (Q2, CCF-B)
- AEEE
- KBS (Q1, CCF-C )

3 conference papers accepted:

- IEA AIE 2020 (EI)
- IEA AIE 2019 (EI) - best paper award
- ADMA 2019 (EI)

Jiaxuan Li
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M.Sc.

Algorithms for Discovering Cost-Efficient Patterns

 

Keywords: low-cost high utility patterns, cost-efficient patterns

2019 Supervisor

1 journal paper in KBS (SCI, Q1, CCF-C)

1 conference paper (EI) in DAWAK 2019

1 workshop paper in UDM 2018 at KDD 2018

1 journal paper as co-author in WIRES DMKD (EI, SCI, JCR: Q2)
1 journal paper as co-author in IEEE Access (EI, SCI)

Zhitian Li
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M.Sc.

Algorithms for Discovering Periodic Patterns in Multiple Sequences

 

Topics: periodic patterns in multiple sequences

2018 Supervisor

1 conference paper (EI) in DAWAK 2018

1 journal paper in Information Sciences (SCI, Q1, CCF-B)

Yimin Zhang
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M.Sc.

 

 

Algorithms for Discovering Local and Peak High utility patterns

 

Keywords: local high utility patterns, peak high utility patterns

2018 Supervisor

2 journal paper accepted (SCI):
- Logic Journal of the IGPL
- Information Science (Q1, CCF-B)

2 conference papers (EI):
- DEXA 2018 (CCF-C)
- ADMA 2018

Xiang Li
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M.Sc. Interactive Mining of Statistically Significant Itemsets

Keywords: productive itemsets, itemset-tree
2018 Supervisor 1 paper in IEEE Access (SCI)
1 paper in IEA AIE 2018 (EI)

Kevin De Souza
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M.Sc.

Intelligent Algorithms for Sensor Networks

 

Keywords: sensor network, electricity consumption

2018 Co-supervisor

2 conference papers:
- WICON 2017
- IWCMC 2018

 

Jean-Marc Pokou
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M.Sc.

Algorithms for Automatic Authorship Attribution

 

Keywords: Authorship attribution, Skip-grams, Sequential patterns

2016 Supervisor


3 conference papers:
- FLAIRS-29,
- ICAART 2016
- AIAI 2016 (EI)

Thesis

Ted Gueniche
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M.Sc.

Compact Prediction Tree: A Lossless Model for Accurate Sequence Prediction

 

Keywords: sequence prediction

2015 Co-Supervisor

5 conference papers (EI):
- PAKDD 2015 (acceptance rate : 6 %)
- EGC 2015 (nominated for best paper award)
- ISMIS 2014 (more than 200 citations)
- ADMA 2013 (acceptance rate : 14 %)
- ADMA 2012 (acceptance rate : 19 %)

1 journal paper (SCI):
- JMLR (Q1, CCF-A)

Thesis

Souleymane Zida
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M.Sc.

Algorithm for the discovery of high-utility itemsets and rules

 

Keywords: high utility itemset mining

2015 Supervisor

2 conference papers (EI):
- MLDM 2015 (nominated for best paper award)
- MICAI 2015

1 journal paper (SCI):
- KAIS (SCI, Q2 journal)

Thesis

Yapan Raissa Dougnon
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M.Sc.

Algorithms for the discovery of information about social network users

 

Keywords: social network, inferring user profile on social networks

2015 Supervisor

3 conference papers (EI):
- AI 2015 (acceptance rate : 18 %)
- KI 2015,
- MICAI 2015,

1 journal paper (SCI):
- JIIS (Q4 journal)

Thesis

Eric Snow
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M.Sc.

Assessing Procedural Knowledge in Free-text Answers through a Hybrid Semantic Web Approach

 

Keywords: Free-text answer evaluation

2015 Co-supervisor

2 conference papers:
- AOW2012,
- ICTAI 2013,

1 book chapter

Thesis

Esperance Mwamikazi
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M.Sc.

Automatic Assessment of Learning Styles

 

Keywords: dynamic questionnaires, learning styles

2015 Co-supervisor

2 conference papers (EI):
- AIAI 2014,
- IEA AIE 2014

Thesis

 

Totally, I have (co)-supervised 18 master degree students.

Many graduate students from my team have found jobs in top technology companies after their studies, such as:

Collaborators

My team is collaborating with high-level researchers from all over the world. A partial overview of some past/present collaborations is given below:

international collaboration

Facilities

My research team utilizes state-of-the-art research facilities and equipment, including numerous servers equiped with high-end GPUs.

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