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Practice Makes Perfect: Featuring Leading Industry Experts and a Provocative Panel Discussion at the KDD Industry Practice Expo A lot has happened since our last blog post about the Industry Practice Expo (IPE)...
SIGKDD Welcomes New Chair, Treasurer and Members to Its Executive Committee The ACM SIGKDD election results were recently concluded. The new SIGKDD leadership team took office on July 1, 2013. The newly elected chair of SIGKDD is...
ACM SIGKDD is pleased to announce that Prof. Jon Kleinberg is the winner of the 2013 Innovation Award. He is recognized for his seminal contributions to the analysis of social and information networks, mining the web graph, study of...
KDD In the News
Saturday, September 24, 2011 - 21:00
Traditionally, scientists and researchers develop the latest and greatest techniques in computing, which then trickle down corporate data centers where they’re relevant. But with big data — the process of analyzing voluminous quantities of data in new, unique ways — it’s the industry that’s driving innovation.
Monday, August 15, 2011 - 21:00
...Twenty years ago, the only people who cared about so-called "big data"—the only ones who had enormous data sets and the motivation to try to process them—were members of the scientific community, says Usama Fayyad, executive chair of ACM's Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining and former chief data officer at Yahoo...