Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining - Highlights/External Recognition


2012 Awards

  • Best Paper Award at 1st International Workshop on Big Data, Streams and Heterogeneous Source Mining (BigMine), associated with KDD 2012, Delta-SimRank Computing on MapReduce Liangliang Cao, Hyun Duk Kim, Min-Hsuan Tsai, Brian Cho, Zhen Li, Indy Gupta, ChengXiang Zhai, and Thomas S. Huang
  • Best Paper Award at CIKM 2012, Gelling, and Melting, Large Graphs by Edge Manipulation. Hanghang Tong, B. Aditya Prakash, Tina Eliassi-Rad, Michalis Faloutsos, Christos Faloutsos

2012 Notable achievements

  • Amol Ghoting, Sponsorships Chair, CIKM 2012.
  • Amol Ghoting, Invited Speaker, GraphLab Workshop, 2012.
  • Peder Olson, Invited speaker at NIPS log-linear modeling workshop (along with Francis Bach and Martin Wainwright).
  • Hanghang Tong, Program co-chair of MLG'12, in ICML'12
  • Fei Wang, "Distance Metric Learning in Data Mining", SDM 2012 Conference Tutorial
  • Fei Wang, Guest Editor: DMKD special issue on Data Mining Technologies for Computational Social Science
  • Fei Wang, Guest Editor: Information Retrieval Special issue on Information Retrieval for Social Media
  • Qi He, General Co-chair, the 22nd ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2013)
  • Qi He, Guest Editor, ACM Transactions on Intelligent Systems and Technology special issue on Linking Social Granularity and Functions: From Links, Communities and Social Patterns to their Functions, 2013.
  • Qi He, Publicity Chair, the 21st ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2012)
  • Qi He, Founding Co-chair, the 1st Large Scale Network Analysis workshop (LSNA-WWW) held in conjunction with WWW 2012
  • Qi He, Workshop Co-chair, the 6th SNA-KDD (Social Network Mining and Analysis) workshop held in conjunction with SIGKDD 2012
  • Qi He, Panelist: NSF (National Science Foundation), Division of Information and Intelligent Systems Panel, 2012.
  • T. Ide, "Machine Learning Research and Applications in IBM", 10th Workshop of IBIS ML 2012 (in Japanese) – Invited talk
  • T. Ide, "Industrial Applications of Analytics Technology: The Latest Trend of IBM Business Strategy and Research", 56th Seminar of Control Informatics (SCI) 2012, Kyoto, Japan (in Japanese) – Invited talk