Entries tagged with Service Award

2005 SIGKDD Service Award: The WEKA Team

2005 SIGKDD Service Award: The WEKA Team: 2005 SIGKDD Service Award Winner

Weka is a landmark system in the history of the data mining and machine learning research communities, because it is the only toolkit that has gained such widespread adoption and survived for an extended period of time. The Weka team includes Ian H. Witten and Eibe Frank, and the following major contributors: Remco R. Bouckaert, John G. Cleary, Sally Jo Cunningham, Andrew Donkin, Dale Fletcher, Steve Garner, Mark A. Hall, Geoffrey Holmes, Matt Humphrey, Lyn Hunt, Stuart Inglis, Ashraf M. Kibriya, Richard Kirkby, Brent Martin, Bob McQueen, Craig G. Nevill-Manning, Bernhard Pfahringer, Peter Reutemann, Gabi Schmidberger, Lloyd A. Smith, Tony C. Smith, Kai Ming Ting, Leonard E. Trigg, Yong Wang, Malcolm Ware, and Xin Xu.

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2004 SIGKDD Service Award: Dr. Xindong Wu

2004 SIGKDD Service Award: Dr. Xindong Wu: 2004 SIGKDD Service Award Winner

In addition to his significant service contributions, Dr. Xindong Wu is also very active and productive in data mining research and has an excellent track record of publications including eight books (author of two, co-author of one and co-ed of five) and numerous journal and conference papers in data mining.

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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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2002 SIGKDD Service Award: Dr. Ramasamy Uthurusamy

2002 SIGKDD Service Award: Dr. Ramasamy Uthurusamy: 2002 SIGKDD Service Award Winner

Uthurusamy helped launch and sustain the KDD workshops and subsequent KDD conferences, which were the seeds that led to the formation of the KDD community and discipline. Dr. Uthurusamy has also been very active in the AI community.

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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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