MultiClust 2011 Workshop at ECML PKDD 2011


The 2nd Workshop on Discovering, Summarizing and Using Multiple Clusterings (MultiClust 2011) was held on September 5, 2011, in conjunction with the European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML PKDD 2011) in Athens, Greece. Some 40+ attendants listened two invited talks given by Prof. Michael Houle, NII Tokyo, Japan, and by Prof. Bart Goethals, U Antwerp, Belgium, and could enjoy seven very inspiring scientific talks carefully selected by a peer review process.

Award - Best Student Paper Award


Anca Maria Ivanescu received a Recognition of Best Student Paper Award for the paper Employing Correlation Clustering for the Identification of Piecewise Affine Models presented at the International Workshop on Knowledge Discovery, Modeling and Simulation (KDMS 2011) in conjunction with the 17th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD 2011) on August 21st, 2011 in San Diego, California.

Demonstration of the UMIC HealtNet Project at Lousberglauf 2011


At this year's Aachener Lousberg Run also a team of the UMIC (Ultra Highspeed Mobile Information and Communication) HealthNet project of the RWTH Aachen University participated. The interdisciplinary team was constituted of five runners (Dr. Christoph Quix, Xiang Li, and Sandra Geisler of the Information Systems chair, Saim Kim of the Philips chair for Medical Information Technology (MedIT), and Marwan Hassani of the Data Management and Data Exploration chair) who started in a field of about 2000 runners.




Read more about this demo here

MultiClust Workshop: deadline June 14th approaches


2nd MultiClust Workshop: Discovering, Summarizing and Using Multiple Clusterings

held in conjunction with ECML PKDD 2011 on Sept 5, 2011, in Athens,


The deadline for the MultiClust Workshop approaches: Submissions are welcome until June 14, 2011 at


Important Dates:

  • June 14, 2011 - submissions
  • July 1, 2011 - notifications of acceptance
  • July 21, 2011 - camera ready papers due
  • September 5, 2011 - workshop


Organizing institutions:

  • UMIC cluster of excellence
  • RWTH Aachen University
  • Aarhus University
  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology



Award - Informatiktage 2011: Best paper award


Herr Cand.-Inform. Steffen Kirchhoff hat bei den GI-Informatiktagen 2011 unter mehr als 70 Einreichungen eine Auszeichnung für das "Best Paper" erhalten. Die Informatiktage 2011 fanden als fachwissenschaftlicher Kongress der Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI) im B-IT Bonn-Aachen Center for Information Technology statt. Die Arbeit von Herrn Kirchhoff trägt den Titel "Quadratische Form-Distanz für Wahrscheinlichkeitsverteilungen zur inhaltsbasierten Suche" und fasst seine am Lehrstuhl für Informatik 9 der RWTH Aachen durchgeführte Diplomarbeit zusammen.