About the Author
Jan Rauch is an associate professor at the Deptartment of Information and Knowledge Engineering, University of Economics and also works in the Centre of Biomedical Informatics, Institute of Computer Science, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. His main research interest is data mining.
Djamel Abdelkader Zighed received his Master in Computer and Automatic Science in 1982 and his PhD in computer science in 1985 both from University Lyon I. He was as assistant professor at University Lyon 1 in 1984-1987. In 1987, he joined the University Lyon II where he worked as lecturer (1987-1991), professor (1991-2000) and 1st class professor (2000 - present). He is interested in data mining (including mining complex data), machine learning and knowledge engineering. He is the founder and was director (1995-2002) of the ERIC laboratory (laboratory for development of methods and software for knowledge engineering, and more specifically automatic Knowledge Discovery in Databases).