KDD 2020 Honors Career Achievements in Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- KDD 2020, the premier interdisciplinary conference in data science, today announced the recipients of the 2020 ACM SIGKDD Awards for exemplary individuals and research teams in data science, machine learning, big data and artificial intelligence. Ahead of the organization's annual conference on Aug. 23-27, the awards recognize those who have made a lasting impact in the industry as a whole.
"Since the inception of the conference 26 years ago, research conducted by the SIGKDD community and presented at KDD conferences has made a lasting impact in academia and industry and the lives of billions of global citizens," said Dr. Jian Pei, chair of ACM SIGKDD and professor of Computing Science at Simon Fraser University. "The outstanding scientists honored today are recognized not only for their advancements in a specialized field but for their significant contributions to the world."
ACM SIGKDD Innovation Award
"I am greatly honored by this recognition from the KDD community," said Joachims. "KDD is known for innovation — not only as an academic endeavor, but also with an eye towards real-world impact and social good."
ACM SIGKDD Service Award
"As a longtime member of ACM SIGKDD, I am always incredibly impressed by the contributions of our volunteers," said Zeller. "Without their dedication and belief in our mission, we would never have been able to create such a vibrant data science community, let alone organize a conference of this magnitude and quality year after year."
ACM SIGKDD Dissertation Award
ACM SIGKDD Rising Star Award
SIGKDD Test of Time Award for Research
SIGKDD Test of Time Award for Applied Science
KDD 2020 is being held virtually on Aug. 23-27, 2020. For more information on this year's event, please visit: www.kdd.org/kdd2020.
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