SIGKDD Awards

2016 SIGKDD Best Paper Award Winners

2016 SIGKDD Best Research Paper Awards Award

ACM SIGKDD is pleased to announce the winners of the best paper awards from the set of papers submitted to the KDD 2016 conference.

Research Track

BEST PAPER AWARD

Winner

FRAUDAR: Bounding Graph Fraud in the Face of Camouflage
Bryan Hooi (Carnegie Mellon University), Hyun Ah Song (Carnegie Mellon University), Alex Beutel (Carnegie Mellon University), Neil Shah (Carnegie Mellon University), Kijung Shin (Carnegie Mellon University), Christos Faloutsos (Carnegie Mellon University)

Runner Up

Ranking Causal Anomalies via Temporal and Dynamical Analysis on Vanishing Correlations
Wei Cheng (NEC Laboratories America), Kai Zhang (NEC Laboratories America), Haifeng Chen (NEC Laboratories America), Guofei Jiang (NEC Laboratories America), Zhengzhang Chen (NEC Laboratories America), Wei Wang (UCLA)
 

BEST STUDENT PAPER AWARD

Winner

TRIÈST: Counting Local and Global Triangles in Fully-Dynamic Streams with Fixed Memory Size
Lorenzo De Stefani (Brown University), Alessandro Epasto (Google), Matteo Riondato (Two Sigma Investments), Eli Upfal (Brown University)
 

Runner Up

Predicting matchups and preferences in context 
Shuo Chen (Cornell ) andThorsten Joachims (Cornell University)
 

Applied Data Science Track

BEST PAPER AWARD

Winner

Ranking Relevance in Yahoo Search
Dawei Yin (Yahoo! Inc.), Yuening Hu (Yahoo! Inc.), Jiliang Tang (Michigan State University), Tim Daly (Yahoo! Inc.), Mianwei Zhou (Yahoo! Inc.), Hua Ouyang (Apple), Jianhui Chen (Yahoo! Inc.), Changsung Kang (Yahoo! Inc.), Hongbo Deng (Google), Chikashi Nobata (Apple), Jean-Marc Langlois (Yahoo! Inc.), Yi Chang (Yahoo! Inc.)

Runner Up

Matrix Computations and Optimization in Apache Spark
Reza Zadeh (Stanford University), Xiangrui Meng(Databricks), Alexander Ulanov (HP Labs), Burak Yavuz (Databricks), Li Pu (Twitter), Shivaram Venkataraman(UC Berkeley),Evan Sparks(Evan Sparks), Aaron Staple(Aaron Staple), Matei Zaharia (MIT and Databricks)
 

BEST STUDENT PAPER AWARD

Winner

Contextual Intent Tracking for Personal Assistants
Yu Sun (University of Melbourne), Nicholas Jing Yuan (Microsoft Corporation), Yingzi Wang (University of Science and Technology of China & Microsoft Research), Xing Xie (Microsoft Research), Kieran McDonald (Microsoft Corporation), Rui Zhang (University of Melbourne)
 

Runner Up

Firebird: Predicting Fire Risk and Prioritizing Fire Inspections in Atlanta
Michael Madaio (Carnegie Mellon University), Shang-Tse Chen (Georgia Institute of Technology), Oliver L. Haimson (University of California, Irvine), Wenwen Zhang (Georgia Institute of Technology), Xiang Cheng (Emory University), Matthew Hinds-Aldrich (Atlanta Fire Rescue Department), Duen Horng Chau (Georgia Institute of Technology), Bistra Dilkina (Georgia Institute of Technology)
 

 

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