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2008 SIGKDD Innovation Award: Raghu Ramakrishnan

2008 SIGKDD Innovation Award: Raghu Ramakrishnan: 2008 SIGKDD Innovation Award Winner

Ramakrishnan's contributions span foundational technical innovation on algorithmic and systems aspects of data mining. His work on scalable data mining algorithms started with BIRCH, the first truly scalable clustering algorithm. BIRCH introduced the groundbreaking idea of a cluster feature, a concise summary of a cluster, which was then used in many subsequent clustering algorithms as an integral component.

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