Innovative analysis of a growing industry.

The Data Mining Iowa Group (DMIG) is an academic space for presenting, discussing, and improving cutting-edge research projects conducted by members and/or by leading experts in Data Mining, Information Systems, and Business Analytics. The research group is hosted by the Business Analytics Department and welcomes participation from students and faculty across the university.

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Fall 2018

August 24th
12:30–2:30p.m.
C320R PBB

Barrett Thomas PhD
Business Analytics 
TOPIC: From Models to Methods: MDPs, ADP, and Reinforcement Learning
August 31st
1:30–3:00p.m.
C320R PBB
Yuanyang Liu
Business Analytics 
TOPIC: The Effect of Skilled Immigrants and IT Skills on Employee Retention

September 7th
1:00–2:30p.m.
C320R PBB

John Rios
Business Analytics 
TOPIC: Multi-relational Inter-firm Network Embedding for the Prediction of Stock Price Movements

September 14th
12:30–2:00p.m.
C320R PBB
Amin Vahedian
Business Analytics 
TOPIC: Mining Big Mobility Data for Large Urban Event Analytics
September 21st
1:30–2:20p.m.
C320R PBB
Maryam Rahmani Moghaddam
Business Analytics 
TOPIC: Multi-Frequency Convolutional LSTM for Crime Prediction
September 28th
2:00–3:30p.m.
C320R PBB
Sadjad Anzabi Zadeh
Business Analytics 
TOPICNew Statistical Learning Methods for Estimating Optimal Dynamic Treatment Regimes
October
5th
12:30–2:30p.m.
C320R PBB
Yichen Ding
Business Analytics 
TOPICLearning to Navigate in Cities Without a Map
October
12th
1:30–3:00p.m.
C320R PB
Zhiya Zuo
Information Science
TOPIC: Systematic Investigation on Faculty Hiring
October
19th
12:30–2:00p.m.
C320R PBB
Kyle Peterson
Health Informatics
TOPIC: Belief Updating in the NCAA
 
October
26th
12:30–2:00p.m.
C320R PBB
Mike Lash (1st)/Yunyi Li (2nd)
Computer Science/Information Science
TOPIC (1st): Optimizing Patient Outcomes via Inverse Classification
TOPIC (2nd): Next Hit Predictor: Self-exciting Risk Modeling for Predicting Next Locations of Series Crimes
 
November
2nd
INFORMS Annual Meeting
November
9th
12:30–2:00p.m.
C320R PBB
Ronilo Ragodos
Math (AMCS)
TOPIC: Disjunctive Rule Lists for Interpretable Regression
 
November
16th
12:30–2:00p.m.
C320R PBB
Bhupesh Shetty
Business Analytics 
TOPIC: Process pattern mining: Identifying sources of assignable error using process event logs.
November
23rd
Thanksgiving Break
November
30th
12:30–2:00p.m.
C320R PBB
Yuanyang Liu
Business Analytics 
TOPIC: This presentation is a job talk practice
December
7th
1:30–3:00p.m.
C320R PBB
Ling Tong
Business Analytics 
TOPIC: Identify Susceptible Locations in Medical Records via Adversarial Attacks on Deep Predictive Models
November
14th
Room: TBD
End of the Semester Party

 

Spring 2019

January 18th
12:30–2:00p.m. C320R PBB

Welcome/Logistics
January 25th
12:25–1:25p.m.
C320R PBB

Runchao Ma
Business Analytics 
TOPICGenerative Adversarial Networks
Improved Training of Wasserstein GANs

February 1st
12:30–2:00p.m.
C320R PBB

Zhiya Zuo
Information Science
TOPIC:

February 8th
12:30–2:00p.m.
C320R PBB

Xiangyu Wang
Information Science
TOPIC: I Know You’ll Be Back: Interpretable New User Clustering and Churn Prediction on a Mobile Social Application

February 15th Spring 2019 Informatics Day
February 22th
12:30–2:00p.m.
C320R PBB

Amin Vahedian / Yichen Ding
Business Analytics 
TOPIC: A Tutorial on LSTM Networks

March 1st
1:30–3:00p.m.
C320R PBB

Maryam Rahmani Moghaddam
Business Analytics 
TOPIC: DeepCrime: Attentive Hierarchical Recurrent Networks for Crime Prediction

March 8th
12:30–2:00p.m.
C320R PBB

Ling Tong
Business Analytics 
TOPICTieNet: Text-Image Embedding Network for Common Thorax Disease Classification and Reporting in Chest X-rays

March 15th
12:30–2:00p.m.
C320R PBB

Yichen Ding
Business Analytics 
TOPICYou Are How You Drive: Peer and Temporal-Aware Representation Learning for Driving Behavior Analysis

March 22nd Spring Break
March 29th
12:30–2:00p.m.
C320R PBB
Sadjad Anzabi Zadeh 
Business Analytics 
TOPICThe Voice of Optimization
 
April 5th       
1:30–3:00p.m.
C320R PBB

Shenghao Wang
Business Analytics 
TOPICStructural Deep Network Embedding

April 12th       
12:30–2:00p.m.
C320R PBB
Sena Chae
College of Nursing
TOPIC: Comparison of Groups with Different Patterns of Symptom Cluster Intensity across the Cancer Treatment Trajectory
April 19th       
12:30–2:00p.m.
C320R PBB

John Rios
Business Analytics 
TOPICGATED GRAPH SEQUENCE NEURAL NETWORKS 

April 26th       
12:30–2:00p.m.
C320R PBB
Junho Yoon
Business Analytics 
TOPIC:
May 3th
1:30–3:00p.m.
C320R PBB
Junho Yoon
Business Analytics 
TOPIC: