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ACM SIGKDD Calls for Nominations for Top Awards in Data Science, Data Mining Awards


ACM SIGKDD, the premier global professional organization for data science and data mining, is calling for nominations for top awards in the field: Doctoral Dissertation Award, Test-of-time Award, Innovation Award (the "Nobel" prize of Data Science), and Service Award.



By Ankur Teredesai, Information Director, ACM SIGKDD

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ACM SIGKDD, ACM's Special Interest Group on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD)
, is the premier global professional organization for researchers and professionals dedicated to the advancement of the science and practice of knowledge discovery and data mining.

ACM SIGKDD hereby invites your nominations for the following awards:

2017 ACM SIGKDD Doctoral Dissertation Award
ACM SIGKDD dissertation awards recognize outstanding work done by graduate students in the areas of data science, machine learning and data mining. The nomination deadline is April 30, 2017.

2017 ACM SIGKDD Test of Time Paper Award
This award recognizes papers that have made a sustained and significant impact in the KDD community over at least a decade. The nomination deadline is May 1, 2017.

2017 ACM SIGKDD Innovation Award
The Innovation Award recognizes one individual or one group of collaborators whose outstanding technical innovations in the field of Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining have had a lasting impact in advancing the theory and practice of the field. The contributions must have significantly influenced the direction of research and development of the field or transferred to practice in significant and innovative ways and/or enabled the development of commercial systems. Nomination are due May 12, 2017

2017 ACM SIGKDD Service Award
The Service Award recognizes one individual or one group for their outstanding professional services contributions to the field of knowledge discovery and data mining. Services recognized include significant contributions to the activities of professional KDD societies and conferences, educating students, researchers and practitioners, funding R&D activities, professional volunteer services in disseminating technical information to the field, and contributions to society at large through applications of KDD concepts to improve global medical care, education, disaster/crisis management, environment, etc. Nomination are due May 12, 2017.

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