Entries tagged with Gregory Piatetsky-shapiro

The Age of Big Data: From KDD-89 to KDD-2012

The Age of Big Data: From KDD-89 to KDD-2012

We live in the age of Big Data - the Second major revolution in modern civilization after the Industrial revolution: the Information Revolution.  Big data is used to improve sales, reduce customer attrition, recommend movies, music, and people, reduce fraud, predict crime, find new drugs, develop

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2000 SIGKDD Service Award: Dr. Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro

2000 SIGKDD Service Award: Dr. Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro: 2000 SIGKDD Service Award Winner

Gregory Piatetsky-Shapiro has received the first ACM SIGKDD Service award for starting the KDD conferences and contributions to the KDD community, including KDnuggets newsletter. Dr. Piatetsky-Shapiro is the founder of the Knowledge Discovery in Database conference series (KDD, now the ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining). Dr. Piatetsky-Shapiro has over 60 publications, including two best-selling books and several edited collections on topics related to data mining and knowledge discovery.

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