Call for Papers

PAKDD 5TH workshop on "Biologically Inspired Techniques for Data Mining (BDM'16)",  is to be held in conjunction with 20th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD'16 ), 19-22 April, 2015, Auckland, New Zealand. PAKDD is one of the major conferences in knowledge discovery and data mining.


The workshop calls for high quality research papers outlining current research, literature surveys, theoretical and empirical studies, and other relevant work including but not limited to the following areas:


1. Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO)

  • PSO based clustering
  • PSO based classification
  • PSO based outlier detection
  • PSO based feature selection

2. Ant Colony Optimization (ACO)

  • ACO based clustering
  • ACO based classification
  • ACO based outlier detection
  • ACO based feature selection
  • ACO based rules mining
  • ACO based sequential patterns mining

3. Artificial Neural Networks (ANN)

  • ANN based pattern matching and discovery
  • Classification rules discovery using ANN
  • Forecasting and prediction analysis using ANN

4. Genetic Algorithms (GAs)

  • Clustering, classification and parameter tuning using GAs
  • GAs based feature extraction and selection
  • Learning Classifier Systems

5. Artificial Immune System(AIS)

  • AIS for intrusion detection
  • AIS for data clustering
  • AIS for decision support system

6.  Fuzzy Systems (FS) and biologically inspired techniques

  • Fuzzy clustering
  • Fuzzy classification
  • Fuzzy Association rules discovery

7. Bee Colony Optimization (BCO)

  • BCO for pattern matching
  • Clustering using BCO

8. Evolutionary Neural Nets, Evolutionary SVMs, and Evolutionary Decision Trees