Entries tagged with Usama Fayyad

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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2003 SIGKDD Service Award: Dr. Usama M. Fayyad

2003 SIGKDD Service Award: Dr. Usama M. Fayyad: 2003 SIGKDD Service Award Winner

Dr. Fayyad is one of the pioneers in data mining research and one of the initiators of the KDD community as we know it today. In addition to his excellent research and development achievements in data mining and machine learning, he has actively served the KDD community since the days of the first KDD workshop at IJCAI-1989, and he plays a leading role in KDD community ever since.

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