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KDIR 2010 : International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval


Conference Series : International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval
When Oct 25, 2010 - Oct 28, 2010
Where Valencia, Spain
Submission Deadline May 20, 2010
Notification Due Jul 9, 2010
Final Version Due Jul 27, 2010
Categories    information retrieval

Call For Papers

KDIR 2010 (International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval - has currently an open call for papers, whose deadline is on May 20, 2010. We hope you can participate in this prestigious conference by submitting a paper reflecting your current research.

Organized by the Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication (INSTICC), KDIR 2010 will be held in Valencia, Spain, next October 25 - 28, and it aims at becoming a top reference for researchers and practitioners in its area.

Knowledge Discovery is an interdisciplinary area focusing upon methodologies for identifying valid, novel, potentially useful and meaningful patterns from data, often based on underlying large data sets. A major aspect of Knowledge Discovery is data mining, i.e. applying data analysis and discovery algorithms that produce a particular enumeration of patterns (or models) over the data. Knowledge Discovery also includes the evaluation of patterns and identification of which add to knowledge. This has proven to be a promising approach for enhancing the intelligence of software systems and services. The ongoing rapid growth of online data due to the Internet and the widespread use of large databases have created an important need for knowledge discovery methodologies. The challenge of extracting knowledge from data draws upon research in a large number of disciplines including statistics, databases, pattern recognition, machine learning, data visualization, optimization, and high
-performance computing, to deliver advanced business intelligence and web discovery solutions.

Information retrieval (IR) is concerned with gathering relevant information from unstructured and semantically fuzzy data in texts and other media, searching for information within documents and for metadata about documents, as well as searching relational databases and the Web. Automation of information retrieval enables the reduction of what has been called "information overload".
Information retrieval can be combined with knowledge discovery to create software tools that empower users of decision support systems to better understand and use the knowledge underlying large data sets.

This meeting will take place yearly, bringing together top researchers and practitioners in knowledge technologies, especially those related to KDIR main topic areas. The conference is co-located with two related conferences in a joint conference format, namely:
- Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development (
- Knowledge Management and Information Sharing (
Registration to one conference allows free access to all conferences.

The conference program will include a number of Keynote Lectures delivered by distinguished world-class researchers. Their names will be announced soon at the conference website (

Submitted papers will be subject to a double-blind review process. All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on CD-ROM support.
A short list of presented papers will be selected so that revised and extended versions of these papers will be published by Springer-Verlag in a CCIS Series book.
The proceedings will be indexed by several major international indexes. We are awaiting confirmation of Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index, INSPEC, DBLP and EI.

Best paper awards will be distributed during the conference closing session.

All published papers will be also available at the SciTePress' Digital Library, which will be made available shortly.

Should you have any question please don't hesitate contacting me.

Kind regards,
Vera Coelho
KDIR Secretariat

Av. D. Manuel I, 27A 2. esq.
2910-595 Setubal, Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 100 033
Fax: +44 203 014 8639


KDIR website:

Regular Paper Submission: May 20, 2010
Authors Notification (regular papers): July 09, 2010
Final Regular Paper Submission and Registration: July 27, 2010


Ana Fred, Technical University of Lisbon / IT, Portugal


Organized by INSTICC
In cooperation with AAAI

Proceedings indexed by INSPEC, DBLP, Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index and EI (awaiting the confirmation of indexation)
Best papers published by Springer-Verlag in a CCIS Series book
All papers will be available at the SciTePress' Digital Library

- Information extraction
- Machine learning
- Foundations of knowledge discovery in databases
- Data analytics
- Data mining in electronic commerce
- Interactive and online data mining
- Process mining
- Integration of data warehousing and data mining
- Data reduction and quality assessment
- Mining high-dimensional data
- Mining text and semi-structured data
- Mining multimedia data
- Structured data analysis and statistical methods
- BioInformatics & pattern discovery
- Clustering and classification methods
- Pre-processing and post-processing for data mining
- Visual data mining and data visualization
- High performance implementations
- Privacy protection and ethics
- Software development
- Business intelligence applications

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