Following the hosting by the British, German and Polish Classification Societies
of ECDA 2015, see below, the British Classification Society is jointly hosting
ECDA 2017, Fourth European Conference on Data Analysis, 27-29 September 2017,
Wroclaw University of Economics, Poland.
Call for Papers.
(IMPORTANT DATES: Registration and submission of abstracts starts: March 1, 2017.
Abstract submission deadline: June 10, 2017.
Notification of abstract acceptance: July 10, 2017.
Early registration deadline: July 31, 2017.
Registration deadline: September 10, 2017.
Full paper submission: November 20, 2017.)
Cluster Benchmark Data Repository: A New Call,
Clustering Data Submission Challenge Call:
Contributing Data Sets to Cluster Benchmark Data Repository.
Link to the recently launched Cluster
Benchmark Data Repository. In this challenge, the deadline for dataset
submissions is January 15, 2017. Taskforce members include Nema Dean and
Christian Hennig. Chair, Iven Van Mechelen.
ECDA2018, European Conference on Data Analysis (ECDA2018) in Paderborn, Germany, 3rd July
to 6th July 2018. The British Classification Society is a joint organising society for this
The conference venue is the Heinz Nixdorf Forum, conference chair and local organiser
Prof. Eyke Huellermeier.
Scientific program chairs: Profs. Eyke Huellermeier, Sabine Krolak-Schwerdt, Myra Spiliopoulou.
Session: Benchmarking in Clustering
(Thursday 8 September, 14:00-15:20), Royal Statistical Society
Conference, Manchester, 5-8 September 2016.
Essex Big Data and Analytics
Summer School, 5-16 September 2016. Institute for Analytics and Data Science,
University of Essex. Announcement from:
Professor Berthold Lausen (Committee Member, BCS; and President, GfKl Data Science Society),
blausen at essex.ac.uk
Medal awarded to Fionn Murtagh,
Outstanding Contributions to Astrostatistics Award,
2016 IAA Awards, International Astrostatistics Association.
For his long time contributions to astroinformatics and related areas in the computational
sciences; advancing scientific knowledge in classification theory and image analysis; for
his contributions to the success of the Hubble Space Telescope; for his role on the organizing
committee of the IAU Commission B3 on Astroinformatics & Astrostatistics; and for his long time
efforts in dealing with the statistical analysis of "Big Data".