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 2019

August 30th
13:30–3:00 p.m.
C320R PBB

Welcome/Logistics

September 6th
13:30–3:00 p.m.
C320R PBB

Xiangyu Wang
Information Science
TOPIC:Are All Successful Communities Alike? Characterizing and Predicting the Success of Online Communities

September 13th
13:30–3:00 p.m.
C320R PBB

John Rios
Business Analytics
TOPIC:Using Supply Chain and Competition Networks to Predict Firm Performance

September 20th
13:30–3:00 p.m.
C320R PBB

Maryam Rahmani Moghaddam
Business Analytics
TOPIC: AENet: Learning Deep Audio Features for Video Analysis

September 27th
13:30–3:00 p.m.
C320R PBB

Yunyi Li
Information Science
TOPIC: Piano Model: EmPower Interpretable Archetype with Orthogonal black boxes

October 4th
13:30–3:00 p.m.
C320R PBB

Xinwei Chen / Sadjad Anzabi Zadeh
Applied Math / Business Analytics
TOPIC 1: Deep Q-Learning for Same-Day Delivery with a Heterogeneous Fleet of Vehicles and Drones
TOPIC 2: Optimal Warfarin Dosing using Deep Reinforcement Learning

October 11th
13:30–3:00 p.m.
C320R PBB

Xiangyu Wang / Yichen Ding / Hassan Rafiq
Information Science / Business Analytics / Applied Math
TOPIC: 

October 18th
13:30–3:00 p.m.
C320R PBB

Sulyun Lee
Business Analytics 
TOPIC:

October 25th
13:30–3:00 p.m.
C320R PBB

Junho Yoon
Business Analytics 
TOPIC:

November 1st
13:30–3:00 p.m.
C320R PBB

Sena Chae / Yichen Ding
College of Nursing / Business Analytics 
TOPIC:

Novembr 8th
13:30–3:00 p.m.
C320R PBB

Ling Tong
Business Analytics 
TOPIC

Novembr 15th
13:30–3:00 p.m.
C320R PBB

John Rios
Business Analytics
TOPIC:

Novembr 22th
13:30–3:00 p.m.
C320R PBB

Shenghao Wang
Business Analytics
TOPIC:

Novembr 29th
13:30–3:00 p.m.
C320R PBB

Thanksgiving Break

December 6th
13:30–3:00 p.m.
C320R PBB

 

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
TOPIC:The 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 
TOPICPredicting High-Cost Patients at Point of Admission Using Network Science

 

May 3th
1:30–3:00p.m.
C320R PBB

Ling Tong/Yichen Ding
Business Analytics 
TOPIC:

 

May 10th

End of the Semester Party

 

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