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This video was recorded at Practical Theories for Exploratory Data Mining (PTDM), Brussels 2012. The goal of this ICDM 2012 workshop is to help closing the gap between data mining practice and theory. To this end, we intend to explore what is the essence of exploratory data mining and how to formalize it in a useful but theoretically well-founded way. The workshop is motivated by a widely perceived discrepancy between theoretical data mining prototypes and practitioners' requirements. A notable example is frequent pattern mining. Despite its attractive theoretical foundations, the practical use of frequent pattern mining methods has been limited. This is due to a difficulty to overcome issues, such as the pattern explosion problem and a discrepancy between usefulness and frequency. These... Show More


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