By Wai-Ki Ching, Michael Kwok-Po Ng
Facts mining and information modelling are lower than quick improvement. as a result of their large functions and learn contents, many practitioners and lecturers are drawn to paintings in those parts. with a purpose to selling communique and collaboration one of the practitioners and researchers in Hong Kong, a workshop on facts mining and modelling used to be held in June 2002. Prof Ngaiming Mok, Director of the Institute of Mathematical learn, The college of Hong Kong, and Prof Tze Leung Lai (Stanford University), C.V. Starr Professor of the collage of Hong Kong, initiated the workshop. This paintings comprises chosen papers awarded on the workshop. The papers fall into major different types: info mining and knowledge modelling. information mining papers care for development discovery, clustering algorithms, class and functional purposes within the inventory industry. info modelling papers deal with neural community versions, time sequence versions, statistical types and useful purposes.
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