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                             KDD CUP 2000

                           KDD-2000:
          The Sixth ACM SIGKDD International Conference
             on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining

              August 20-23, 2000, Boston, MA, USA

               http://www.acm.org/sigkdd/kdd2000

                  KDD CUP 2000 Information:
              http://www.ecn.purdue.edu/KDDCUP/

KDD CUP 2000 Co-Chairs:  Carla Brodley, Purdue University,
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                             Ronny Kohavi, Blue Martini Software,
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KDD Cup 2000 will be the Fourth International Knowledge Discovery
and Data Mining Tools Competition, held in conjunction with KDD-2000.

This year's domain contains clickstream and purchase data from
Gazelle.com, a legwear and legcare web retailer.  You are required
to sign a non-disclosure agreement (NDA) in order to receive a
password to access the data.  The top three winners will be expected
to give a short talk at KDD-2000.

We will have two question periods during the competition (the first
runs from 5/20 - 5/30).  During these question periods, you may ask
technical questions or business questions, similar to real-life
interaction with a real client.

The data will be available as of 5/20.  It is crucial that you sign
the NDA as soon as possible in order to utilize the first question
period.

Please direct all questions to:  [log in to unmask]