Sig·K·D·D \ˈsig-kā-dē-dē\ Noun (20 c) The Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining.

Our Mission

SIGKDD's mission to provide the premier forum for advancement, education, and adoption of the "science" of knowledge discovery and data mining from all types of data stored in computers and networks of computers.

What we Do

SIGKDD promotes basic research and development in KDD, adoption of "standards" in the market in terms of terminology, evaluation, methodology and interdisciplinary education among KDD researchers, practitioners, and users.

What You Get

SIGKDD membership includes the chance to participate in shaping the Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery field through research meetings, innovation and service awards, and other SIGKDD activities.


The mission of KDD is to promote the rapid maturation of the field of knowledge discovery in data and data-mining.
Membership benefits include:

KDD Discounts

You receive discounts on the annual KDD conference registration.

KDD Partner Discounts

You get discounts on KDD partner conferences, including the ASA Statistical Computing Section, Interface, SIGMOD and SIGART conferences.

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About ACM

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) is widely recognized as the premier membership organization for computing professionals, delivering resources that advance computing as a science and profession; enabling professional development; and promoting policies and research that benefit society.

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