Entries tagged with 2009

2009 SIGKDD Service Award: Dr. Sunita Sarawagi

2009 SIGKDD Service Award: Dr. Sunita Sarawagi: 2009 SIGKDD Service Award Winner

Dr. Sunita Sarawagi is well known for her work on information extraction and integration based on statistical learning techniques and multidimensional data analysis. She has contributed open source software for information extraction using Conditional Random Fields, duplication elimination using active learning, and a toolkit called ICube for mining multidimensional OLAP products.

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2009 SIGKDD Innovation Award: Dr. Padhraic Smyth

2009 SIGKDD Innovation Award: Dr. Padhraic Smyth: 2009 SIGKDD Innovation Award Winner

Padhraic Smyth is recognized for his contributions to both the theory and application of probabilistic and statistical approaches to data mining. Smyth’s research is in the area of statistical data mining and machine learning. His research focuses on both the basic principles of inference from data (theory and algorithms), combined with applications to a variety of data-driven problems in the sciences, medicine, and engineering. 

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