Entries tagged with Service Award

2015 SIGKDD Service Award: Jian Pei

2015 SIGKDD Service Award: Jian Pei: 2015 SIGKDD Service Award Winner

Jian Pei is the winner of its 2015 Service Award for his significant technical contributions to the principles, practice and application of data mining and for his outstanding services to society and the data mining community. Pei has a long history of contributing to the frontier of data mining research and serving the data mining community. As one of the most cited authors in data mining, Pei is one of the key organizers of many KDD and data mining conferences and events, such as ACM KDD, IEEE ICDM, SIAM Data Mining, and ACM CIKM, in various roles, such as general co-chair, program committee co-chair, tutorial co-chair, workshop co-chair, and senior program committee member.

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2014 SIGKDD Service Award: Ted Senator

2014 SIGKDD Service Award: Ted Senator: 2014 SIGKDD Service Award Winner

Senator has a long history of serving the data mining community. His service has impacted the direction of major conferences that helped define distinctions between research and applications of KDD and led to recognition of the distinct challenges and accomplishments of those who apply KDD to solve problems with real business, government, and social value. 

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2013 SIGKDD Service Award: Dr. Gabor Melli

2013 SIGKDD Service Award: Dr. Gabor Melli: 2013 SIGKDD Service Award Winner

Dr. Gabor Melli is recognized for his substantial technical contributions to the practice and application of data mining and for his outstanding service to the global KDD community.

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2012 SIGKDD Service Award: Dr. Ying Li

2012 SIGKDD Service Award: Dr. Ying Li: 2012 SIGKDD Service Award Winner

Dr. Ying Li is recognized for her substantial technical contributions to the practice and application of data mining and for her outstanding service to the global KDD community. Over the last fifteen years, Dr. Li has actively served the data mining community as a leader, contributor, and mentor to many colleagues and up and coming scientists. 

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Dr. Ying Li Awarded the 2012 SIGKDD Service Award

Dr. Ying Li Awarded the 2012 SIGKDD Service Award

ACM SIGKDD is pleased to announce that Dr. Ying Li is the winner of its 2012 Service Award.  Dr. Ying Li is recognized for her substantial technical contributions to the practice and application of data mining and for her outstanding service to the global KDD community.

 
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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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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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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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2007 SIGKDD Service Award: Dr. Robert Grossman

2007 SIGKDD Service Award: Dr. Robert Grossman: 2007 SIGKDD Service Award Winner

Robert Grossman is recognized for his key role in the development of open and scalable architectures and standards for the SIGKDD and Global KDD Communities. Grossman was one of the Founders of the Data Mining Group in 1998, which develops the Predictive Model Markup Language (PMML). He has been its Chair since it was started; and, during this time, it has released nine versions of PMML.  Grossman has a long history of serving the KDD community. He was the Industrial Track Co-Chair for KDD 2006, the General Chair of KDD 2005, the Sponsorship Chair for KDD 2000 and 2001, and the co-chair of the First and Second SIAM International Conferences on Data Mining.

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2006 SIGKDD Service Award: Dr. Won Kim

2006 SIGKDD Service Award: Dr. Won Kim: 2006 SIGKDD Service Award Runner-Up

Won was instrumental in creating SIGKDD in 1999. He served as Interim Chair till the first election, was elected in 2001 as the Chair and guided SIGKDD through the ACM organization as its membership grew to over 1,800. He was excellent at ensuring strong fiscal discipline for SIGKDD. He managed the annual KDD conferences such that each conference had a surplus while keeping the registration fee fixed at a low level since 1999 and maintaining high quality.

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