Best Papers

Best Research Paper
Simple and Deterministic Matrix Sketching [Best Research Paper]
Authors: Edo Liberty, Yahoo! Labs

Best Research Paper Runner-Up
Querying Discriminative and Representative Samples for Batch Mode Active Learning
Authors: Zheng Wang, Arizona State University; Jieping Ye, Arizona State University

Best Student Paper
A space efficient streaming algorithm for triangle counting using the birthday paradox
Authors: Madhav Jha, Pennsylvania State University; C. Seshadhri, Sandia National Labs; Ali Pinar, Sandia National Labs

Best Student Paper Runner-Up
Recursive Regularization for Large-scale Classification with Hierarchical and Graphical Dependencies
Authors: Siddharth Gopal, CMU; Yiming Yang, CMU

Best Industry Government Paper

Amplifying the Voice of Youth in Africa via Text Analytics
Authors: Prem Melville, IBM Research; Vijil Chenthamarakshan IBM Research; Richard Lawrence, IBM Research; James Powell, UNICEF Uganda; Moses Mugisha, UNICEF Uganda; Sharad Sapra, UNICEF Uganda; Rajesh Anandan, US Fund for UNICEF; Solomon Assefa, IBM Research

Best Industry Government Paper Runner Up

Query Clustering based on Bid Landscape for Sponsored Search Auction Optimization
Authors: Ye Chen, Microsoft; Weiguo Liu; Jeonghee Yi; Anton Schwaighofer; Tak Yan, Microsoft