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Classification Society of North America 2006 Meeting on Network Data
Analysis and Data Mining: Applications in Biology, Computer Science,
Intrusion Detection, and Other areas

May 10 - 13, 2006
DIMACS Center, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ

Organizer:
  Mel Janowitz, DIMACS, [log in to unmask]

Program Committee:
  David Banks, Duke University, [log in to unmask],edu
  William Shannon, Washington University School of Medicine, [log in to unmask]

This meeting will be held partly as a joint meeting with the DIMACS
workshop on Clustering Problems in Biological Networks May 9 - 11,
2006.

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Meeting Announcement

This is the annual meeting of the Classification Society of North
America. (CSNA). Further information about CSNA may be obtained from
its web site http://www.classification-society.org/csna/csna.html. The
theme of the meeting is Network Data Analysis and Data Mining:
Applications in Biology, Sociology, Computer Science, Intrusion
Detection, and Related Areas.

Further information about the meeting may be obtained by email from
[log in to unmask] Proposals for special sessions, contributed
papers and invited speakers are welcome and may be submitted via this
email address.

This meeting will be held partly as a joint meeting with the DIMACS
workshop "Clustering Problems in Biological Networks" that is being
held May 9-11, 2006 at DIMACS. See:
http://dimacs.rutgers.edu/Workshops/Clustering/. Both DIMACS and the
CSNA cordially invite you to participate in these
meetings. Registration for the CSNA meeting alone is welcome, and
there will also be a special combined rate available for people
wishing to attend both events.

The general theme involves data analysis of various types of networks,
and as is typical in DIMACS sponsored events, the meeting will involve
interdisciplinary approaches that will include ideas from discrete
mathematics, statistics, and computer science. Background material
will be provided by means of tutorials and expository talks, and there
will be a strong emphasis on the solution of real world problems. The
formation of research alliances for future work will be
encouraged. CSNA meetings are traditionally informal and
interdisciplinary. The annual meeting of CSNA will be held as part of
this meeting, as will the meeting of its Board of Directors.

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Call for Participation:

The organizers of the meeting are especially interested in the
inclusion of a wide variety of contributed papers involving
applications and theory for classification, clustering and related
methodologies as they might apply to topics related to the theme of
the meeting. There will be ample opportunity for informal discussions
and the exploration of new research ideas. Suggestions for invited
paper sessions, short courses, panel discussions and invited speakers
are encouraged, and may be directed by email to
[log in to unmask] Proposals for contributed talks or special
sessions should be directed to that same address.

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Registration:

 Pre-registration deadline: May 3, 2006

Please see website for additional registration information.

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Information on participation, registration, accommodations, and travel

  can be found at:

    http://dimacs.rutgers.edu/Workshops/CSNA/

  **PLEASE BE SURE TO PRE-REGISTER EARLY**

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