SIGKDD - Knowledge Discovery in Data

SIGKDD Innovation Award

For outstanding and major technical contributions to the field of knowledge discovery in data and data mining that have had lasting impact in furthering the theory and/or development of commercial systems. The award includes a prize of $2,500.

SIGKDD Service Award

For outstanding and major services contributions to the field of knowledge discovery in data and data mining that include such professional services as the running of professional societies and conferences, educating students and professionals, and funding R&D activities. The award includes a prize of $2,500.

SIGKDD Doctoral Dissertation Award

Awarded annually to recognize excellent research by doctoral candidates in the field of data mining and knowledge discovery. The award includes a plaque and $2,500.

SIGKDD Test-of-Time Award

This award recognizes papers published at least 10 years ago in a SIGKDD sponsored conference which have made a sustained and significant impact in the KDD community. The award includes a $1000 honorarium for each paper and a plaque for each author.

 

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AAAI/ACM Conference on AI, Ethics, and Society, February 2 to 3, New Orleans, Louisiana

The ACM Special Interest Group on Artificial Intelligence (SIGAI) and AAAI are launching AIES 2018, a new conference to be co-located with AAAI-18. As AI becomes more pervasive in everyday life, its impact on society is raising concerns about issues such as value alignment, data handling and bias, regulations, and workforce displacement. AIES will tap experts from various disciplines, such as ethics, philosophy, economics, sociology, psychology, law, history, and politics, to address these issues.