General Chairs

Michelangelo Ceci

Univeristy of Bari

Italy

Sašo Džeroski

Jožef Stefan Institute

Slovenia

Contact the General Chairs at chairs@ecmlpkdd2017.org

Program Chairs

Michelangelo Ceci

University of Bari

Italy

Jaakko Hollmen

Aalto University

Finland

Ljupčo Todorovski

Univeristy of Ljubljana

Slovenia

Celine Vens

KU Leuven Kulak

Belgium

Contact the Program Chairs at pc_chairs@ecmlpkdd2017.org

Journal Track Chairs

Kurt Driessens

Maastricht University

The Netherlands

Dragi Kocev

Jožef Stefan Instiute

Slovenia

Marko Robnik-Šikonja

Univeristy of Ljubljana

Slovenia

Myra Spiliopoulu

Magdeburg University

Germany

Contact the Journal Track Chairs at jt_chairs@ecmlpkdd2017.org

Applied Data Science Chairs

Yasemin Altun

Google Research

Switzerland

Kamalika Das

NASA Ames Research Center

USA

Taneli Mielikäinen

Yahoo!

USA

Contact the Applied Data Science Chairs at industrial_chairs@ecmlpkdd2017.org

Nectar Track Chairs

Donato Malerba

University of Bari

Italy

Jerzy Stefanowski

Poznan University of Technology

Poland

Contact the Nectar Track Chairs at nectar_chairs@ecmlpkdd2017.org

Demonstration Track Chairs

Jesse Read

École Polytechnique

France

Marinka Žitnik

Stanford University

USA

Contact the Demonstration Track Chairs at demo_chairs@ecmlpkdd2017.org

Workshops & Tutorials Chairs

Nathalie Japkowicz

American University

USA

Panče Panov

Jožef Stefan Institute

Slovenia

Contact the Workshops & Tutorials Chairs at wt_chairs@ecmlpkdd2017.org

EU Projects Forum Chairs

Petra Kralj Novak

Jožef Stefan Institute

Slovenia

Nada Lavrač

Jožef Stefan Institute

Slovenia

Contact the EU Projects Forum Chairs at eu_projects@ecmlpkdd2017.org

PhD Forum Chairs

Tomislav Šmuc

Rudjer Bošković Institute

Croatia

Bernard Ženko

Jožef Stefan Institute

Slovenia

Contact the PhD Forum Chairs at phdt_chairs@ecmlpkdd2017.org

Discovery Challenge Chair

Dino Ienco

IRSTEA - UMR TETIS

France

Contact the Discovery Challenge Chair at challenges@ecmlpkdd2017.org

Production & Public Relations Chairs

Dragi Kocev

Jožef Stefan Institute

Slovenia

Nikola Simidjievski

Jožef Stefan Institute

Slovenia

Contact the Production & Public Relations Chairs at info@ecmlpkdd2017.org

Local Organization

Ivica Dimitrovski

Ss. Cyril & Methodious Univerisy

Macedonia

Chair

Tina Anžič

Jožef Stefan Institute

Slovenia

Mili Bauer

Jožef Stefan Institute

Slovenia

Gjorgji Madjarov

Ss. Cyril & Methodious Univerisy

Macedonia

Contact the Local Chair at local@ecmlpkdd2017.org

Sponsorship chairs

Albert Bifet

Télécom ParisTech

France

Panče Panov

Jožef Stefan Institute

Slovenia

Contact the Sponsorship Chairs at sponsor_chairs@ecmlpkdd2017.org

Proceedings Chairs

Jurica Levatić

Jožef Stefan Institute

Slovenia

Gianvito Pio

University of Bari

Italy

Contact the Proceedings Chairs at proceedings@ecmlpkdd2017.org

Guest Editorial Board

  • Annalisa Appice Universita degli studi di Bari Aldo Moro, Italy

  • Bettina Berendt K.U.Leuven, Belgium

  • Albert Bifet Institut Mines-Télécom, Télécom ParisTech , France

  • Hendrik Blockeel K.U.Leuven, Belgium

  • Ulf Brefeld University Lueneburg, Germany

  • Fabrizio Costa Albert-Ludwigs-Universität, Germany

  • Jesse Davis K.U.Leuven, Belgium

  • Ivica Dimitrovski University Ss Cyril and Methodius, Macedonia

  • Tapio Elomaa Tampere University of Technology, Finland

  • Floriana Esposito Universita degli studi di Bari Aldo Moro, Italy

  • Eibe Frank University of Waikato, New Zealand

  • Elisa Fromont Universite Jean Monnet Saint Etienne, France

  • Joao Gama INESC TEC, Portugal

  • Tias Guns K.U.Leuven, Belgium

  • Alipio Mario Guedes Jorge University Porto, Portugal

  • Geoff Holmes University of Waikato, New Zealand

  • Andreas Holzinger Medical University Graz, Austria

  • Kristian Kersting Technical University of Dortmund, Germany

  • Arno Knobbe Universiteit Leiden, The Netherlands

  • Georg Krempl University Magdeburg, Germany

  • Mark Last Ben-Gurion Univ. Negev, Israel

  • Nada Lavrač Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia

  • Gjorgji Madjarov University Ss Cyril and Methodius, Macedonia

  • Donato Malerba Universita degli studi di Bari Aldo Moro, Italy

  • Giuseppe Manco ICAR-CNR, Italy

  • Ernestina Menasalvas University Polytecnica de Madrid, CTB, Spain

  • Rosa Meo Università di Torino, Italy

  • Katharina Morik TU Dortmund, Germany

  • Mirco Nanni ISTI-CNR, Italy

  • Siegfried Nijssen LIACS, Leiden University, The Netherlands

  • Ann Nowe Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

  • Eirini Ntoutsi University Hannover, Germany

  • Panče Panov Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia

  • Panagiotis Papapetrou University Stockholm, Sweden

  • Mykola Pechenizkiy Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

  • Pedro Pereira Rodrigues University Porto, Portugal

  • Michele Sebag INRIA Saclay - Île-de-France, France

  • Larisa Soldatova Brunel University, United Kingdom

  • Jerry Spanakis Maastricht University, The Netherlands

  • Jerzy Stefanowski Poznan University of Technology, Poland

  • Joaquin Vanschoren Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands

  • Guy van den Broeck UCLA, USA

  • Matthijs van Leeuwen Universiteit Leiden, The Netherlands

  • Martijn van Otterlo Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • Jilles Vreeken Max Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany

  • Filip Zelezny Czech Technical University, Czech Republic

  • Albrecht Zimmermann University of Caen, France

  • Max Zimmermann Lufthansa, Germany

  • Marinka Žitnik Stanford University, USA

  • Indrė Žliobaitė University Aalto, Finland

Area Chairs

  • Michael Berthold Universitat Konstanz, Germany

  • Hendrik Blockeel KU Leuven, Belgium

  • Ulf Brefeld TU Darmstadt, Germany

  • Toon Calders Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgium

  • Bruno Cremilleux Universite de Caen Normandie, France

  • Tapio Elomaa Tampere University of Technology, Finland

  • Johannes Fuernkranz TU Darmstadt, Germany

  • Joao Gama FCUP, Univ. do Porto / LIAAD, INESC Porto L.A., Portugal

  • Alipio Mario Jorge FCUP, Univ. do Porto / LIAAD, INESC Porto L.A.,Portugal

  • Arno Knobbe Leiden University, The Netherlands

  • Stefan Kramer Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany

  • Ernestina Menasalvas Universidad Politecnica De Madrid, Spain

  • Siegfried Nijssen Leiden University, The Netherlands

  • Bernhard Pfahringer University of Waikato, New Zealand

  • Jesse Read Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France

  • Arno Siebes Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands

  • Carlos Soares University of Porto, Portugal

  • Einoshin Suzuki Kyushu University, Japan

  • Luis Torgo University of Porto, Portugal

  • Matthijs Van Leeuwen Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science, The Netherlands

  • Indre Zliobaite University of Helsinki, Finland

Program Committee Members

  • Prashanth A. University of Maryland, USA

  • Niall Adams Imperial College London

  • Mohammad Al Hasan Indiana University - Purdue Universitye

  • Yasemin Altun Google Research Switzerland

  • Carlos Alzate IBM Dublin

  • Aijun An York University

  • Aris Anagnostopoulos University of Rome

  • Fabrizio Angiulli DIMES, University of Calabria

  • Annalisa Appice University of Bari

  • Ira Assent

  • Martin Atzmueller University of Kassel

  • Antonio Bahamonde Universidad de Oviedo at Gijon

  • Jose Balcazar Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya

  • Nicola Barberi Yahoo Labs

  • Christian Bauckhage IAIS Fraunhofer

  • Roberto Bayardo Google Research

  • Martin Becker University of Wurzburg

  • Srikanta Bedathur IBM

  • Jessa Bekker KU Leuven

  • Vaishak Belle University of Edinburgh

  • Andras Benczur Hungarian Academy of Sciences

  • Petr Berka University of Economics, Prague

  • Michele Berlingerio IBM Ireland

  • Cuissart Bertrand University of Caen

  • Marenglen Biba University of New York in Tirana, Albania

  • Silvio Bicciato University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

  • Albert Bifet Télécom ParisTech

  • Paul Blomstedt Aalto University

  • Mario Boley University of Bonn

  • Gianluca Bontempi Universite Libre de Bruxelles

  • Henrik Bostrom Stockholm University

  • Marc Boulle Orange Labs

  • Dariusz Brzezinski Poznan University of Technology

  • Rui Camacho University of Porto

  • Longbing Cao University of Technology

  • Francisco Casacuberta Universidad Politecnica de Valencia

  • Peggy Cellier IRISA

  • Loic Cerf UFMG Belo Horizonte

  • Tania Cerquitelli Politecnico di Torino

  • Edward Chang HTC Corporation

  • Thierry Charnois University of Paris

  • Duen Horng Chau Georgia Tech

  • Keke Chen Wright State University

  • Silvia Chiusano Politecnico di Torino

  • Arthur Choi UCLA

  • Frans Coenen University of Liverpool

  • Vitor Santos Costa

  • Boris Cule University of Antwerp

  • Tomaz Curk University of Ljubljana

  • James Cussens York University

  • Alfredo Cuzzocrea University of Trieste

  • Claudia d'Amato University of Bari

  • Maria Damiani Universita di Milano

  • Stepanova Daria Max-Planck-Institute for Informatics

  • Jesse Davis KU Leuven

  • Tijl De Bie Ghent University

  • Martine De Cock University of Washington, Tacoma

  • Juan del Coz University of Oviedo

  • Anne Denton North Dakota State University

  • Christian Desrosiers Ecole de Technologie Superieure

  • Nicola Di Mauro University of Bari

  • Tom Diethe University of Bristol

  • Ivica Dimitrovski Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje

  • Ying Ding Indiana University

  • Stephan Doerfel University of Kassel

  • Carlotta Domeniconi George Mason University

  • Frank Dondelinger Lancaster University

  • Madalina Drugan Technical University Eindhoven

  • Wouter Duivesteijn TU Eindhoven

  • Robert Durrant University of Waikato

  • Ines Dutra University of Porto

  • Dora Erdos Brown University

  • Floriana Esposito Univesity of Bari Aldo Moro

  • Nicola Fanizzi University of Bari Aldo Moro

  • Elaine Faria Univeristy Uberlandia

  • Fabio Fassetti Universita della Calabria

  • Ad Feelders

  • Stefano Ferilli Universita degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro

  • Carlos Ferreira LIAAD-INESC TEC

  • Cesar Ferri Technical University of Valencia

  • Maurizio Filippone Eurecom France

  • Asja Fischer University Montreal

  • Peter Flach University of Bristol

  • Eibe Frank University of Waikato

  • Elisa Fromont Jean Monnet University

  • Fabio Fumarola Universita degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro

  • Esther Galbrun INRIA Nancy Grand-Est

  • Patrick Gallinari LIP6

  • Dragan Gamberger Rudjer Boskovic Institute

  • Byron Gao

  • Paolo Garza Politecnico di Torino

  • Eric Gaussier Universite Joseph Fourier

  • Rainer Gemulla Universitat Mannheim

  • Konstantinos Georgatzis University of Edinburgh

  • Pierre Geurts University of Liege

  • Dorota Glowacka University of Helsinki

  • Mehmet Gonen Koc University

  • Michael Granitzer University of Passau

  • Caglar Gulcehre University of Montreal

  • Francesco Gullo UniCredit R&D, Italy

  • Stephan Gunnemann Technical University of Munich, Germany

  • Tias Guns Vrije Universiteit Brussel

  • Sara Hajian Eurecat - Technology Centre of Catalonia

  • Maria Halkidi University of Pireaus

  • Jiawei Han University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Xiao He ETH Zurich

  • Denis Helic KMI, Graz

  • Jose Hernandez-Orallo Polytechnic University of Valencia

  • Thanh Lam Hoang IBM

  • Frank Hoeppner Ostfalia University of Applied Science

  • Arjen Hommersom University of Nijmegen

  • Frank Höppner

  • Tamas Horvath University of Bonn and Fraunhofer IAIS

  • Andreas Hotho Universitat Wurzburg

  • Yuanhua Huang University of Edinburgh

  • Eyke Huellermeier Universitat Paderborn

  • Dino Ienco Irstea Institute

  • Georgiana Ifrim University College Dublin

  • Bhattacharya Indrajit IBM Research India

  • Szymon Jaroszewicz Polish Academy of Science

  • Klema Jiri Czech Technical University

  • Giuseppe Jurman Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Trento

  • Toshihiro Kamishima National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Te

  • Bo Kang Ghent University

  • U Kang KAIST

  • Andreas Karwath University of Mainz

  • George Karypis University of Minnesota

  • Samuel Kaski Aalto University

  • Yoshinobu Kawahara Osaka University

  • Mehdi Kaytoue INSA Lyon

  • Latifur Khan

  • Frank Klawonn Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research

  • Dragi Kocev Jozef Stefan Institute

  • Levente Kocsis Hungarian Academy of Science

  • Yun Sing Koh University of Auckland

  • Alek Kolcz Twitter

  • Irena Koprinska University of Sydney

  • Frederic Koriche Univeristy d'Artois

  • Walter Kosters Leiden University

  • Lars Kotthoff UBC

  • Danai Koutra Univeristy Michigan

  • Georg Krempl The Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg

  • Tomas Krilavicius Vytautas Magnus University

  • Meelis Kull University of Bristol

  • Jorma Laaksonen Aalto Univeristy

  • Nicolas Lachiche University of Strasbourg

  • Helge Langseth Norwegian University of Science and Technology

  • Thomas Lansdall-Welfare University of Bristol

  • Christine Largeron

  • Pedro Larranaga Universidad Politecnica de Madrid

  • Silvio Lattanzi Google

  • Niklas Lavesson Blekinge Institute of Technology

  • Nada Lavrac Jozef Stefan Institute

  • Florian Lemmerich University of Wurzburg

  • Jiuyong Li University of South Australia

  • Limin Li Xi'an Jiaotong University

  • Jefrey Lijffijt Ghent University

  • Tony Lindgren DSV, Stockholms universitet

  • Daniel Hernandez Lobato Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

  • Corrado Loglisci Universita degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro

  • Peter Lucas

  • Gjorgji Madjarov Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje

  • Donato Malerba University of Bari

  • Giuseppe Manco ICAR CNR

  • Luca Martino Universitat de Valencia

  • Elio Masciari ICAR-CNR

  • Andres Masegosa Aalborg University

  • Wannes Meert KU Leuven

  • Rosa Meo Universita di Torino

  • Pauli Miettinen Max-Planck Institute for Informatics

  • Mehdi Mirza University Montreal

  • Dunja Mladenic Jozef Stefan Institute

  • Karthika Mohan UCLA

  • Joao Moreira LIAAD-INESC TEC

  • Mohamed Nadif University Paris Descartes

  • Ndapa Nakashole Carnegie Mellon University

  • Mirco Nanni ISTI CNR

  • Amedeo Napoli Inria Nancy Grand Est / LORIA

  • Sriraam Natarajan Indiana University

  • Benjamin Nguyen University of Versailles

  • Thomas Nielsen Aalborg University

  • Xia Ning iupui

  • Kjetil Norvag Norwegian University of Science and Technology

  • Eirini Ntoutsi Leibniz Universitaet Hannover

  • Andreas Nuernberger

  • Francesco Orsini KU Leuven

  • Nikunj Oza NASA

  • Pance Panov Jozef Stefan Institute

  • Apostolos Papadopoulos Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

  • Evangelos Papalexakis Carnegie Mellon University

  • Panagiotis Papapetrou Stockholm University

  • Ioannis Partalas VISEO

  • Gabriella Pasi Università di Milano Bicocca

  • Andrea Passerini University of Trento

  • Dino Pedreschi University of Pisa

  • Jing Peng Montclair State University

  • Ruggero Pensa University of Torino

  • Nico Piatkowksi TU Dortmund

  • Andrea Pietracaprina University of Padua

  • Gianvito Pio University of Bari

  • Susanna Pirttikangas Univeristy of Oulu

  • Marc Plantevit University Lyon

  • Pascal Poncelet University Montpelier

  • Miguel Prada Universidad de Leon

  • Philippe Preux University of Lille

  • Kai Puolamaki Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

  • Buyue Qian University of California - Davis

  • Chedy Raissi INRIA Nancy Grand Est

  • Jan Ramon INRIA Lille

  • Huzefa Rangwala George Mason University

  • Zbigniew Ras University of North Carolina

  • Chotirat Ratanamahatana

  • Jan Rauch University of Economics

  • Achim Rettinger Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

  • Fabrizio Riguzzi Universita di Ferrara

  • Matteo Riondato Two Sigma

  • Celine Robardet National Institute of Applied Science in Lyon

  • Pedro Rodrigues

  • Juan Rodriguez Universidad de Burgos

  • Fabrice Rossi Universite Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne

  • Celine Rouveirol Universite Paris-Nord

  • Stefan Rueping Fraunhofer IAIS

  • Salvatore Ruggieri University of Pisa

  • Yvan Saeys Ghent University

  • Alan Said University of Skövde

  • Lorenza Saitta Universita del Piemonte Orientale

  • Ansaf Salleb-Aouissi Columbia University

  • Claudio Sartori University of Bologna

  • Christoph Schommer University of Luxembourg

  • Matthias Schubert Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitet Munchen

  • Konstantinos Sechidis Manchester University

  • Giovanni Semeraro University of Bari

  • Sohan Seth University of Edinburgh

  • Vinay Setty Aalborg University

  • Junming Shao University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

  • Nikola Simidjievski Jozef Stefan Institute

  • Sameer Singh University of Washington, Seattle

  • Andrzej Skowron University of Warsaw

  • Dominik Slezak University of Warsaw

  • Kevin Small Amazon

  • Tomislav Smuc Rudjer Boshkovic Institute

  • Yangqiu Song University of Illinois

  • Mauro Sozio Telecom ParisTech

  • Papadimitriou Spiros Rutgers Univeristy

  • Jerzy Stefanowski Poznan University of Technology, Poland

  • Florian Stimberg Google DeepMind

  • Gerd Stumme University of Kassel

  • Mahito Sugiyama Osaka University

  • Stephen Swift Brunel Univeristy

  • Sandor Szedmak Aalto University

  • Andrea Tagarelli University of Calabria

  • Domenico Talia Universita' della Calabria

  • Letizia Tanca Politecnico di Milano

  • Jovan Tanevski Jozef Stefan Institute

  • Nikolaj Tatti Aalto University

  • Maguelonne Teisseire Irstea, France

  • Aika Terada University of Tokyo

  • Georgios Theocharous Adobe Research, USA

  • Kai Ming Ting Federation University, Australia

  • Hannu Toivonen Helsinki University

  • Roberto Trasarti ISTI-CNR

  • Volker Tresp Siemens

  • Isaac Triguero Nottingham University

  • Panagiotis Tsaparas University of Ioannina

  • Vincent Tseng National Chiao Tung University

  • Karl Tuyls University of Liverpool

  • Niall Twomey University of Bristol

  • Nikolaos Tziortziotis Ecole Polytechnique

  • Theodoros Tzouramanis University of the Aegean

  • Antti Ukkonen Finnish Institute of Occupational Health

  • Jan Van Haaren KU Leuven

  • Martijn Van Otterlo

  • Iraklis Varlamis Harokopio University of Athens

  • Julien Velcin University of Lyon ERIC LYON 2

  • Shankar Vembu University of Toronto

  • Deepak Venugopal University of Memphis

  • Vassilios Verykios Hellenic Open University

  • Ricardo Vigario FCT Universidade Nova de Lisboa

  • Herna Viktor

  • Christel Vrain University of Orleans

  • Jilles Vreeken Saarland University

  • Willem Waegeman Universiteit Gent

  • Jianyong Wang Tsinghua University

  • Ding Wei University of Massachusetts Boston

  • Cheng Weiwei Amazon

  • Zheng Wen Adobe Research, USA

  • Joerg Wicker University of Mainz

  • Marco Wiering University of Groningen

  • Pengtao Xie Carnegie Mellon University

  • Makoto Yamada Kyoto University

  • Philip Yu

  • Bianca Zadrozny IBM Research Brazil

  • Gerson Zaverucha Federal University of Rio de Janeiro

  • Filip Zelezny Czech Technical University in Prague

  • Bernard Zenko Jozef Stefan Institute

  • Junping Zhang Fudan Univ

  • Min-Ling Zhang School of Computer Science and Engineering

  • Shichao Zhang Guangxi Normal University

  • Ying Zhao Tsinghua University

  • Mingjun Zhong University of Edinburgh

  • Arthur Zimek University of Southern Denmark

  • Albrecht Zimmermann Université Caen Normandie

  • Marinka Zitnik University of Ljubljana

Nectar Track Program Committee

  • Annalisa Appice Universita degli studi di Bari Aldo Moro, Italy

  • Hendrik Blockeel KU Leuven, Belgum

  • Toon Calders Universiteit Antwerpen, Belgum

  • Tijl De Bie Ghent University, Belgum

  • Peter Flach University of Bristol, UK

  • Joao Gama FCUP, Univ. do Porto / LIAAD, INESC Porto L.A., Portugal

  • Kristian Kersting Technical University of Dortmund, Germany

  • Stan Matwin Dalhousie University, Canada

  • Pauli Miettinen Max-Planck Institute for Informatics, Germany

  • Ernestina Menasalvas Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain

  • Celine Robardet National Institute of Applied Science, Lyon, France

  • Bernhard Pfahringer University of Waikato, New Zealand