SIGKDD Call for Proposals for  KDD Impact Program

SIGKDD Call for Proposals for KDD Impact Program

SIGKDD is announcing a funding opportunity through its newly established KDD Impact Program. The SIGKDD community has expanded its reach dramatically over the past few years and the KDD conference has grown into a major event. SIGKDD would like to direct its success towards a broader positive

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KDD Cup 2018 Call for Proposals

KDD Cup 2018 Call for Proposals

This Call for Proposals invites industrial or academic institutions to submit their proposals for organizing the 2018 KDD Cup competition. Since 1997, KDD Cup has been the premier annual Data Mining competition held in conjunction with the ACM SIGKDD conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data

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2017 SIGKDD Test of Time Award Winners

The 2017 Test of Time award recognizes the following influential contributions to SIGKDD that have withstood the test of time.

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2017 SIGKDD Service Award: Dr. Qiang Yang

Dr. Qiang Yang has an outstanding history of serving and promoting the fields of data mining and the artificial intelligence. He has served as the PC Co-chair for ACM KDD 2010, General Chair for ACM KDD 2012 in Beijing and PC Chair for IJCAI 2015.  He was the General Co-Chair for conferences such as ACM IUI 2009, ACM RecSys 2013, and IEEE Big Data 2013. He has chaired many committees in data mining and AI, including the 2017 ACM SIGKDD Test-of-Time Paper Award Committee, 2017 IJCAI Award Committee, and 2017 IEEE AI Ten-to-Watch Committee.  He is the founding editor in chief of ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology (ACM TIST), which has become one of the most cited journals under ACM in recent history.  He has also founded the journal IEEE Transactions on Big Data, for which he is the Editor in Chief.  He serves on the AAAI Executive Council and is a member of the Board of Trustees for IJCAI.  

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