Entries tagged with 2010

2010 SIGKDD Service Award: Prof. Osmar R. Zaïane

2010 SIGKDD Service Award: Prof. Osmar R. Zaïane: 2010 SIGKDD Service Award Winner

Prof. Zaïane has a long history of serving the KDD community. In addition to his dedicated service to SIGKDD and its flagship conferences and workshops, he has served the wider KDD community in a wide variety of roles and responsibilities. He has served as technical program co-chair, conference vice-chair, tutorials chair, technical program committee member, exhibits and demos chair, sponsorship chair, proceedings chair, registration chair, publicity chair, webmaster, and other volunteer positions. He currently serves on the steering committee of IEEE ICDM.

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2010 SIGKDD Innovation Award: Dr. Christos Faloutsos

2010 SIGKDD Innovation Award: Dr. Christos Faloutsos: 2010 SIGKDD Innovation Award Winner

Prof. Christos Faloutsos is recognized for his fundamental contributions to graph and multimedia mining, fractals, self-similarity and power laws; indexing for multimedia and bioinformatics data, and data base performance evaluation. His seminal cross-disciplinary works on power-law graphs, fractal-based analysis, time series, multimedia and spatial indexing are a rare combination of both impressive breadth as well as fundamental depth that set new research directions and inspired subsequent research impacting the KDD field.

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