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.
ACM SIGKDD announced seven recipients for its inaugural KDD Impact Program, which aims to fund projects that have the potential for maximum impact on society. The proposals covered training data scientists; a hackathon; use of algorithms by government; women data science leaders; a summer school for high school students; data science for social good; and promoting community understanding of Big Data.
The ACM Multimedia Systems Conference provides a forum for researchers to present and share their latest research findings in multimedia systems, including networking, operating systems, real-time systems, databases, mobile computing, distributed systems, and middleware domains. Keynotes will be delivered by Jordi Cenzano, Director of Engineering for Advanced Technologies at Brightcove; Weidong Mao Senior Fellow at Comcast Cable; and Nimesha Ranasinghe, Assistant Professor and Director of the Multisensory Interactive Media Lab at University of Maine.