ECML PKDD 2011 – Call for Demonstrations

We invite submissions for demos of working systems based on
state-of-the-art machine learning and data mining technology.

At ECML PKDD 2011 a special demonstration session will be held, an
exciting and highly interactive way to showcase the state of the art
in machine learning and knowledge discovery software. Accepted
demonstration papers (4 pages) will be included in the conference
proceedings, published by Springer Verlag in the “Lecture Notes in
Artificial Intelligence Series.”

The focus will be on innovative prototype implementation or systems
that apply machine learning techniques and knowledge discovery process
in practical settings. We especially encourage submissions in the
fields of web, medicine, biology, neuroscience, engineering, and

Submissions will be judged by a committee of technical experts with
expertise in machine learning, data mining, and software engineering.
Selection criteria include the relevance of the contribution, its
interest and usefulness for attendees, and its technical difficulty.

Accepted contributions: At least one of the authors must register for
and attend the conference in order to present the demonstration (details
about demonstrations to be given with the acceptance notification).


Each demonstration should be accompanied by a short paper of at most 4
pages (including figures and screenshots, if needed). The paper must be
in English and must be formatted according to the Springer-Verlag
Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence guidelines. Authors instructions
and style files can be downloaded at

Please submit your paper electronically by May 6 to demos(at)

In this accompanying paper, please try to answer the following questions:
What makes your piece of software unique and special? What are the
aspects or in what way/area does it represent the state of the art? For
whom is it most interesting/useful? (an ML or KDD researcher, a graduate
or undergraduate student in these areas, an industrial practitioner, etc.).
If there are similar/related pieces of software: What are the advantages
and disadvantages compared to related software?

Important Dates

Submission deadline: 6 May 2011
Notifications: 6 June 2011
Final versions due: 12 June 2011

Demo Track Organisation

Michelangelo Ceci (Univ. Bari, Italy)
Spiros Papadimitriou (Google Research, USA)


If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Demo
Michelangelo Ceci and Spiros Papadimitriou, via demos(at)

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