CHRISTOPH F. EICK
Associate Professor, and
Data Analysis and Intelligent Systems Lab (UH-DAIS)
Department of Computer Science
University of Houston, Houston, TX
Office: 573 Philip G. Hoffman (PGH)
Phone: (713) 743-3345 (leave message)
Fax: (713) 743-3335
Email: ceick at uh dot edu
Spring 2017: TU 1:15-2p TH 9:45-11a (starting
January 17, 2017)
Areas of Expertise:
Discovery and Data Mining
Data Analysis and Making Sense of Data
Current Research Projects
Intelligent Scoping Algorithms
for the Analysis of Spatial and Spatio-temporal Datasets
Using Mixture Models for Anomaly Detection and
Taxonomy Generation: Learning Class
Hierarchies from Training Data
Algorithms with Plug-in Fitness Functions and Other Non-Traditional Clustering
Spatial and spatio-temporal Clustering Algorithms
Predicting, Understanding, and Preventing of
I have the privilege of working with the following students
in 2016 and 2017:
PhD Students: Yongli Zhang, Fatih Akdag, Romita Banerjee and Chong Wang.
Master Students: Christariny Hutapea, Yue Cao, Karthik Bibireddy, and
Undergraduate Students: Alex Lam.
Visiting/Exchange Students: Karima Elgarroussi.
Contributing Alumni: Sujing Wang and Paul Amalaman.
- List of Dr. Eick's Recent Publications
- External Collaborators: Abraham Bagherjeiran (Yahoo!,
California), Germain Forestier (Universite
de Haute Alsace, Mulhouse, France), Anne Puissant (University of Strasbourg,
Jiamthakthapsin (Assumption University, Thailand),
Ruth Huang Miller (Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis),
Jean-Philippe Nicot (Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin).
- Interested in
collaborating with UH-DMML?
Recent and Current Service
2011-2013, I served as the Associate Chairman for the Deparment of Computer
Science. I served on the Faculty Search Committee 2005-2006 and 2007-2010 and 2014-...
I also served as the Director of Graduate Studies for the Computer Science
Department from September 2001 to November 2004.
In recent years I served on the
program committee for the
Conference on Data Mining 2006-2013 and 2016-... (ICDM, to be held in Barcelona, Spain in
December 2016), for the International
Symposium on Methodologies for Intelligent
Systems (ISMIS, to be held in Lyon, France in October 2015),
for the International
Conference on Machine Learning
and Data Mining (MLDM, to be held in New York City in July 2016),
and for the Pacific Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining to be
held in Auckland, New Zealand in April 2016.
UH-DMML 2015 Slideshow
Irvine (ACM-GIS) Talk 11/06/2008
UL Lafayette Talk 5/01/2009
Bangalore Talk 6/29/2010
Ghent (ParCo) Talk 8/31/2011
Chicago UrbanComp Talk 8/13/2013
Dallas ACM BigSpatial Talk 11/04/2014
Lyon ISMIS 2015 Talk 10/22/2015
Newark MLDM Talk 7/20/2016
Supervised Clustering Survey Talk 7/18/2016
Spatial Data Mining
Recent Publications and Submissions
last updated: January 17, 2017