Entries tagged with 2011

2011 SIGKDD Service Award: Dr. Bharat Rao

2011 SIGKDD Service Award: Dr. Bharat Rao: 2011 SIGKDD Service Award Winner

Dr. Rao is being recognized for his pioneering applications of data mining to develop healthcare products that reduce costs and improve the quality of patient care. Dr. Rao and his group have developed and deployed data mining products that analyze millions of patient records, impacting major areas in healthcare. Dr. Rao has a long history of serving the data mining community. He has organized several workshops and conferences, including chairing KDD-2010, mentored several PhD students, and been a member of many editorial boards. 

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2011 SIGKDD Innovation Award: Dr. J. Ross Quinlan

2011 SIGKDD Innovation Award: Dr. J. Ross Quinlan: 2011 SIGKDD Innovation Award Winner

Dr. Ross Quinlan is recognized for his seminal contributions to rule induction and decision tree algorithms and for participating in laying the foundation of data mining, particularly with the invention of ID3 and C4.5, algorithms pivotal in myriad applications. Dr. Ross Quinlan is best known for the development of programs for machine learning and data mining. 

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