ACM SIGKDD dissertation awards recognize outstanding work done by graduate students in the areas of data science, machine learning and data mining. 

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2016 SIGKDD Test of Time Award Winners

The 2016 Test of Time award recognizes the following influential contributions to SIGKDD that have withstood the test of time.

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2016 SIGKDD Service Award: Wei Wang

ACM SIGKDD is pleased to announce that Wei Wang is the winner of its 2016 Service Award for her exceptional technical contributions to the foundation and practice of data mining and for her excellent services to the data mining community.

ACM SIGKDD Service Award is the highest service award in the field of knowledge discovery and data mining (KDD). It is conferred on one individual or one group for their outstanding professional services and contributions to the field of knowledge discovery and data mining

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2016 SIGKDD Innovation Award: Philip S. Yu

ACM SIGKDD is pleased to announce that Philip S. Yu is the winner of its 2016 Innovation Award.  He is recognized for his influential research and scientific contributions on mining, fusion and anonymization of big data.

The ACM SIGKDD Innovation Award is the highest award for technical excellence in the field of Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD). It is conferred on one individual or one group of collaborators whose outstanding technical innovations in the KDD field have had a lasting impact in advancing the theory and practice of the field. The contributions must have significantly influenced the direction of research and development of the field or transferred to practice in significant and innovative ways and/or enabled the development of commercial systems.

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