INFORMS NEWS: INFORMS Workshop on Data Mining and Health Informatics

The Data Mining (DM), Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Health Applications (HA) sections of INFORMS will sponsor a workshop on Oct. 5 in conjunction with the 2013 INFORMS Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minn. On behalf of the INFORMS DM-HI 2013 Organizing Committee, workshop organizers invite you to submit an abstract, not exceeding 200 words, for review. Authors of accepted abstracts will be expected to give a presentation at the workshop and submit a short paper, not exceeding six pages, for the Workshop Proceedings, which will be available online on the INFORMS Data Mining Section website. The workshop fee is $120 for regular registration and $50 for students.

July 15 is the deadline for abstracts for the workshop. For a complete list of topic areas, instructions on how to submit your paper and important dates, go to For inquiries, contact Program Co-Chairs Onur Seref of Virginia Tech (, Nicoleta Serban of Georgia Tech ( or Daniel Zeng of University of Arizona (