The Twelfth International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

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Sunday, August 20, 2006 - Wednesday, August 23, 2006
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ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Philadelphia, PA
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**** FINAL CALL FOR Participation with Early Registration ****

Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining Conference
Early registration deadline is July 14.
The Twelfth ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
will take place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA from August 20 through 23, 2006
ACM/SIGKDD members ought to act NOW to save $225 on their registration expenses and sign up no later than July 14. Others who register later will be faced with an increase of $100 or more in registration fees.
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KDD is the premier international meeting on knowledge discovery and data mining. The conference provides a forum for academic researchers, industry and government innovators to share their results and experiences. The 2006 program includes the best of research track and industrial paper presentations, implemented software demos, posters, workshops, and tutorials followed by the esteemed KDD Cup competition.

- This year's competition is chaired by Dr Terran Lane, Univ of New Mexico. The challenge is to analyze 3-D computed tomography data collected from medical clinics to identify pulmonary embolisms. All entries are to be submitted July 10-July 17, 2006.
Technical papers
- Research track: 45 paper presentations and 53 posters
- Industry/Gov. track: 23 organizations presenting
- Data Mining for Business Applications (DMBA)
- Second Utility-Based Data Mining (SUBDM)
- Data Mining Standards, Services and Platforms (DM-SSP05)
- Knowledge Discovery on the Web (WEBKDD)
- Link Analysis: Dynamics and Statics of Large Networks (LADSLN)
- MDM/KDD2006:7th International Workshop on Multimedia DM(SIWMDM)
- 6th Workshop on Data Mining in Bioinformatics (BIOKDD06)
- 4th workshop on Temporal Data Mining (4WTDM)
- Theory and Practice of Temporal Data Mining (TPTDM)
- Clustering Under Constraints
- Scalable Information Extraction
- Data Mining for Software Engineering
- Mining and Searching Graphs and Structures
- Data Analytics for Marketing Decision support
- Sensor Mining in Practice : A Water Quality case study
- Mining High-throughput Biological Data
- Models and Methods for privacy preserving DMing & Data Publishing
Come and join us at KDD and enjoy your stay in Philadelphia.
The conference will take place at the Loews Hotel, a National Historic Landmark in Downtown Philadelphia. Area attractions include: Penn's Landing, Franklin Institute, Academy of Music, Rittenhouse Square, Society Hill and gorgeous city murals. Philly is home to seven professional sports teams and boasts the nation's first art school and art museum, USA's first stock exchange, first national zoo and botanical garden. In fact, it's a city of endless historical and cultural significanc