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User Guide


Siren and ReReMi resources

[1]Esther Galbrun and Pauli Miettinen. Interactive redescription mining. In SIGMOD Conference, 1079–1082. 2014. Preprint, Poster.
[2]Esther Galbrun and Pauli Miettinen. A Case of Visual and Interactive Data Analysis: Geospatial Redescription Mining. In Instant Interactive Data Mining Workshop @ ECML-PKDD. 2012. Preprint.
[3]Esther Galbrun and Pauli Miettinen. Siren: an interactive tool for mining and visualizing geospatial redescriptions. In KDD, 1544–1547. ACM, 2012. Preprint, Poster.
[4]Esther Galbrun and Pauli Miettinen. From black and white to full color: extending redescription mining outside the Boolean world. Statistical Analysis and Data Mining, 5(4):284–303, 2012. Preprint.
[5]Esther Galbrun and Pauli Miettinen. From Black and White to Full Colour: Extending Redescription Mining Outside the Boolean World. In SDM, 546–557. 2011. Preprint, Slides.
[6]Esther Galbrun. Methods for Redescription Mining. PhD thesis, University of Helsinki. 2014.

Other related resources

[BBDM+14]Moustafa Bensafi, Guillaume Bosc, Fabien De Marchi, Mehdi Kaytoue, Roland Kotto Kombi, and Marc Plantevit. Olfamining project. 2014. URL:
[Bos14]Guillaume Bosc. Associating odor qualities to their molecular properties with redescription mining. Master’s thesis, LIRIS UMR CNRS 5205, INSA de Lyon, 2014. URL:
[Zin14]Tetiana Zinchenko. Redescription Mining Over non-Binary Data Sets Using Decision Trees. Master’s thesis, Universität des Saarlandes, Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik, 2014.

Redescription mining and resources

[GMM08]Arianna Gallo, Pauli Miettinen, and Heikki Mannila. Finding Subgroups having Several Descriptions: Algorithms for Redescription Mining. In Proceedings of the 8th SIAM International Conference on Data Mining, SDM‘08, 334–345. SIAM, 2008.
[Kum07]Deept Kumar. Redescription mining: Algorithms and applications in bioinformatics. PhD thesis, Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech, 2007.
[NLW09]Petra Kralj Novak, Nada Lavrac, and Geoffrey I Webb. Supervised Descriptive Rule Discovery: A Unifying Survey of Contrast Set, Emerging Pattern and Subgroup Mining. Journal of Machine Learning Research, 10:377–403, 2009.
[PR05]Laxmi Parida and Naren Ramakrishnan. Redescription Mining: Structure Theory and Algorithms. In Manuela M Veloso and Subbarao Kambhampati, editors, Proceedings of the 20th National Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the 7th Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Conference, AAAI‘05, 837–844. AAAI Press / The MIT Press, 2005.
[RKM+04]Naren Ramakrishnan, Deept Kumar, Bud Mishra, Malcolm Potts, and Richard F Helm. Turning CARTwheels: An Alternating Algorithm for Mining Redescriptions. In Won Kim, Ron Kohavi, Johannes Gehrke, and William DuMouchel, editors, Proceedings of the 10th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, KDD‘04, 266–275. ACM, 2004.
[ZR05]Mohammed Javeed Zaki and Naren Ramakrishnan. Reasoning About Sets Using Redescription Mining. In Robert Grossman, Roberto J Bayardo, and Kristin P Bennett, editors, Proceedings of the 11th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, KDD‘05, 364–373. ACM, 2005.

Bioclimatic niche finding

[Gri17]Joseph Grinnell. The Niche-Relationships of the California Thrasher. The Auk, 34(4):427–433, 1917.
[HCP+05]Robert J Hijmans, S E Cameron, L J Parra, P G Jones, and A Jarvis. Very High Resolution Interpolated Climate Surfaces for Global Land Areas. International Journal of Climatology, 25:1965–1978, 2005. URL:
[MJAB+99]A J Mitchell-Jones, G Amori, W Bogdanowicz, B Krystufek, P J H Reijnders, F Spitzenberger, M Stubbe, J B M Thissen, V Vohralik, and J Zima. The Atlas of European Mammals. Academic Press, London, 1999. URL:
[PD03]Richard G Pearson and Terence P Dawson. Predicting the Impacts of Climate Change on the Distribution of Species: Are Bioclimate Envelope Models Useful? Global Ecology and Biogeography, 12:361–371, 2003.
[SoberonN09]Jorge Soberón and Miguel Nakamura. Niches and distributional areas: Concepts, methods, and assumptions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States, PNAS, 106(Supplement 2):19644–19650, 2009.
[SoberonP05]Jorge Soberón and A Townsend Peterson. Interpretation of models of fundamental ecological niches and species’ distributional areas. Biodiv. Inform., 2005.
[TLEAraujo09]Wilfried Thuiller, Bruno Lafourcade, Robin Engler, and Miguel B Araújo. BIOMOD – a platform for ensemble forecasting of species distributions. Ecography, 32(3):369–373, 2009.