"Awesome tutorial!! It's just wonderful... playful AND deep! I couldn't stop looking at it, even though I've got other things to do....but it was a well spent hour!" Ben Shneiderman, Founding Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Laboratory, University of Maryland at College Park.

  1. The notes for my AAAI 2011 tutorial are here.     
  2. If you want a copy of my general time series tutorial, including datasets/papers/slides etc. You can download this file, and ask me for the password. Note that this file is huge, over 500meg. If you don’t have that kind of bandwidth, send me your mailing address and I will send you it on CD-Rom.  If you just want classification/clustering data, look in the UCR Time Series Classification/Clustering Page instead. 
  3. If you want a copy of my SAX time series/Shape tutorial, download this (Warning, about 40 meg in size).

Tutorials presented from 2003 to 2008 were made possible by funding from a NSF Career Award. Tutorials presented from 2009 onwards are made possible by funding from NSF 0803410 and NSF 0808770.



Invited Talks (selected) 

NASA Ames, Tufts, Harvard, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, Monash, IBM. Yorktown, Stanford, University of Maryland, University of Toronto, Queensland Institute of Technology, UC Dublin. Australasian Workshop on Data Mining and Web Intelligence, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, ISCA Technologies, The Aerospace Corporation:, ChevronTexaco, Lawrence Livermore Lab, University of Aberdeen , UCSD AI Research Seminar, NASA, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, UCI/USC Pre-neuroscience Joint Symposium.


Comments from Industrial People/ Conference Organizers

Comments from Academics

  • "Your tutorial was excellent - I would not have minded another 3-5 hours of it. You should consider a full day tutorial - you have enough interesting stuff for sure". Sven F. Crone, Tutorial Chair for DMIN07

  • "Thanks for the great show -- I spoke to several people informally and they were very impressed with the polished presentation. I would be glad to write a letter of recommendation for this tutorial at any time". Dr. Dick Bulterman. Tutorial Chair for ACM Multimedia 2006.

  • “I found your tutorial on Time Series and Machine Learning at SIGKDD very interesting". Dr. Marcos Campos. Manager, Data Mining Technologies Oracle Corporation.

  • “I thought it was a phenomenal introduction to the material..” Neal J. Rothleder, Ph.D. | Microsoft - CRM Customer Profiling and Analysis.

  • “…an excellent tutorial… made a convincing case at the right level of detail for a tutorial”. Darren Vengroff. Amazon.com

  •  “It was one of the best seminars I've been to in months.” (2003) and later at SIGKDD07 "I thought that the tutorial was excellent. I look forward to attending more of your presentations in the future. Your talk was the high point of KDD for me" Ian Kaplan, Computer Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories.

  •  “The (SIGKDD tutorial) content is informative, technical and interesting, and lots of fun to read”. Raymond Tsang: Copperleaf Consulting Group

  •  “Dear Dr. Keogh, the following remarks about your tutorial were gathered by our feedback questionnaire: ‘Best tutorial I have been to during the last few years’, ‘Congratulations to Keogh, well presented’, ‘I found this very informative’ .” Carrie Manchuk, Conference Manager. Iasted.

  •  “I remember that many participants were very enthusiastic about your tutorial!”. Dr. Stefan Kramer, Tutorial Chair for ECML/PKDD 2003.

  •  “…yours is the most popular of all tutorials and workshops! It had 95 people "signed up" last time I looked (a few days ago). This is more than 1 in 7 of all attendees!”. Dr. Marina Meila. SIGKDD 2004 Registration Chair.

  • “ (I) was very impressed by your tutorial at KDD-04 on time series - great work!… … quite a few people who have attended your KDD-04 tutorial told me it was great!” Dr. Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro. Editor, KDnuggets.com

  •  “Some people registered (for IEEE  ICDM) just for your tutorial!”. Dr. Katharina Morik, University of Dortmund. Program Committee Chair ICDM 2004.

  •  “Thanks again for the tutorial, it was one of the highlights of the conference”. Dr. Padraig Cunningham. Chair of CBMS2005

  •  “Your tutorial session on InfoVis 2005 conference was great!”. Dr. Jin Chen Pennsylvania State University.

  •  …very interesting tutorial”. Dr. Petra Neumann. Interactions Lab. University of Calgary

  • “Thanks for the wonderful tutorial!”. Patricia Crossno. Sandia National Laboratories

  •  … excellent tutorial concerning temporal mining ...”. Dr. Margaret H. Dunham, in her book, Data Mining Introductory and Advanced Topics. pp 273

  • "I am an admirer of your tutorials... Again, I am a big fan, so I am more than happy to give you and your coauthors all of the credit and praise…" Brenda Wolfe. Product Manager, Forecasting & Econometrics SAS

  •  “I'm interested in using your slides as part of an introduction to machine learning talk for our QA group at Intelligent Results" Rob Jasper, VP Engineering. Intelligent Results

  • "I just wanted to share with you how impressed I am with your time series tutorial you sent to me. It is really good. Clear, concise, and easy to understand." and later "As I have found your slides to be such excellent introductory material about the major issues of data mining I wanted to share some of them with my ex-colleagues." Lee Rhodes, Rohba.com

  • "sensational set of data/presentation/papers/tutorial... I am sure this can help a lot.".  Jansle V. Rocha European Commission - Joint Research Centre

  • Wow! What can I say, but the tutorial is great!  Very informative…”. Ben Atkinson, Manager, Software Engineering, Impact Technologies. 

  • “May I use some of your (tutorial slides) in my teaching? They are very nice. I like them very much. In addition to the great technical stuff, the art work is amazing” Dr. Jian Pei Simon Fraser University

  •   “…your tutorials on time series are great”. Dr George Kollios, Boston University 

  •   “I have read your tutorial, great work!!”. Dr Paolo Capitani, University of Bologna - Italy

  •  “an excellent overview on Similarity Measures and Dimension Reduction”. Dr. Jun-Lin Lin. Yuan Ze University.

  •  “I read your excellent ECML/PKDD-2003 tutorial concerning "Data Mining and Machine Learning in Time Series Data Bases..". Kari Vasko, University of Helsinki

  •  “Your presentation tutorial on Data Mining and Machine Learning in Time Series Databases was very useful to me Dr. SeungJin Lim. Utah State University.

  •  “My students and I enjoyed your tutorials very much. They cover the important concepts in an easy to understand and entertaining way.” Dr. Yan Huang, University of North Texas

  •  “Your presentation on ICDM '01-A Tutorial on Indexing and Mining Time Series Data, helped me a lot in understanding time series data mining, they are the clearest slides I had ever seen.” Zengchang Qin, University of Bristol.

  •  “…I think its contents (SIGKDD tutorial) are FANTASTIC!” Magdiel Galan, Grad Student Arizona State University

  •  “Thanks very much for the excellent slides…I really enjoyed reading them.. it does help me clear many questions on time series clustering”.  Xiaozhe (Catherine) Wang, Grad Student Monash University

  •  “I really enjoyed your tutorial on time series mining and visualization. Besides the very clear presentation and the bright overview, I particularly liked the clear opinions on what to use and what not. It is so easy to spend hours discussing all subtle differences between various methods, while what one really wants are good advice what to use. Thanks!” . Dr. Jack van Wijk Dept. Mathematics and Computer Science. University Eindhoven

  •  “I found it very helpful to me in my work.”. Robert J. Stein Assistant Director, Visualization Lab

  •  “The tutorial is a fantastic resource. Your capacity for work is amazing!”. Howard J. Hamilton. University of Regina, Canada.

  • “I really appreciate the tutorial you sent me. I never see such a wonderful tutorial. It is amazing!” Xiaohui Wang (Sophie), Department of Statistics, Texas A&M University.

  • It was your tutorial that inspired me and brought me to read more papers”. Dr. Jonathan Qiao. Converse College

  • “ I am making very good use of your tutorial on time series data mining.” Rosa Basagoiti Astigarraga. Ph.d Student Universidad de Mondragon.

  • “Your tutorial session on InfoVis 2005 conference was great!” Dr. Jin Chen Pennsylvania State University.

  • "Your tutorial is very interesting"  Prof. I-Cheng Yeh, Dept. of Civil Engineering, Chung-Hua University.

  • "I got your tutorial  slides. They are great - I wish I had seen the talk!" Dr. Amy McGovern Director, IDEA lab School of Computer Science University of Oklahoma.

  • "...your tutorial at CBMS'05 very interesting" Dr. Vincent S. Tseng  DirectorDepartment of Medical Informatics, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Tainan, Taiwan

  • "I will use your slides in the course of Medical informatics provided by EuroMISE centrum". Dr. Jan Rauch.

  • "…very interesting… I will give a short course on Human Shape Perception I would like to ask for your permission to include some of your slides".  Dr. Longin Jan Latecki

  • "I read your time series tutorial and liked it a lot" . Delip Rao. IIT Madras

  • "the material is simply great.". Dr. Héctor Gabriel Acosta Mesa

  • "really great!" and "I am totally enamoured of your figures. They're absolutely beautiful,". Dr Judy Brown, Professor of Physics, Wellesley College, and Visiting Scientist, Music, Mind, and Machine Group at MIT Media Lab.

  • " (your KDD tutorial was very helpful, well explained and fun". Till Knorr, University of Freiburg

  • "I have seen one of your excellent tutorials. I just have to admit it is the most wonderful tutorial I have ever seen in my whole life. Awesome!" Jun Sun, Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences

  • " I was lucky to attend your excellent tutorial “Data Mining Large Medical Time Series Databases” at CBMS’05 in Dublin. It helps me a lot!". Dr. Mykola Pechenizkiy. University of Jyväskylä,

  • "I am very impressed by your thorough tutorial on the time series data mining...". Dr Hwanjo Yu, U of Iowa

  • "your time series tutorial is a classical  one and excellent. I attended it  in ICDM and really learned a lot" Xiaohua (Tony) Hu, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Editor-in-Chief, Int. Jour. of Data Mining & Bioinformatics

  • "...finally I got some of your lecture slides about time series and I liked them at once. The best slides I had seen since studying computer science. Thanks for this great introduction." Jochen Fischer.

  • "I truly enjoyed your tutorial at VLDB 2006...".  Dr. Junghoo "John" Cho. UCLA.

  • "Thank you very much the tutorial slides. They are very informative....". David Lo, National University of Singapore

  • "Your Powerpoint Presentation "A Tutorial on Indexing and Mining Time Series Data" was a great Introduction to the field of Time Series for me. .." Karsten Hentsch, Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany

  • "The slides are really great, my students had a lot of fun with them!" Bart Goethals, University of Antwerp

  • explanatory tour-de-force!   Urs Schwarz. Department of Neurology, University Hospital Zurich

  • "I have downloaded  your tutorial and can't stop reading! It's logic, clarity and wisdom are inspiring". David Cumin, Department of Anaesthesiology University of Auckland

  • "Your tutorials are really fantastic.. " Wagner Stein

  • "Wow! It is so amazing that I can't leave me eyes away from it. Thanks for providing such an excellent tutorial". Zhenzhi Huang

  • "I found your slides on times-series data are excellent. I could imagine how much time you have spent for making such wonderful slides" Wook-Shin Han, Kyungpook National University in Korea

  • Thanks again for a amazing tutorial and great slides,  Rikard König

  • I really enjoyed your Time Series Tutorial CD-ROM and can see many possibilities for applying several of the techniques you mentioned in my field. This was a great help to me. Thank you very much !! Susan Maxwell

  • "I downloaded the tutorial, it is really amazing!" Liping Wang.

Some randomly chosen sample slides  (c) Eamonn Keogh