The 15th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (PAKDD 2011) was held in Shenzhen, China, May 21-24, 2011. The following awards were presented during the conference. Congratulations to all the recipients. Further details are available from the PAKDD web site.
PAKDD 2011 Best Research Paper Award:
Zhongwu Zhai, Bing Liu, Hua Xu and Peifa Jia.
Constrained LDA for Grouping Product Features in Opinion Mining.
Best research paper runner up:
Nenad Tomasev, Milos Radovanovic, Dunja Mladenic and Mirjana Ivanovic.
The Role of Hubness in Clustering High-Dimensional Data.
PAKDD 2011 Best Application Paper Award:
U Kang, Brendan Meeder and Christos Faloutsos.
Spectral Analysis for Billion-Scale Graphs: Discoveries and Implementation.
PAKDD Most Influential Paper Award 2011 (from PAKDD 2001):
Evaluation of Interestingness Measures for Ranking Discovered Knowledge
by Robert J. Hilderman and Howard J. Hamilton. Lecture Notes In Computer Science, Vol 2035. Proceedings of the 5th Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, 2001. Pages 247 - 259.
PAKDD Distinguished Contribution Award 2011:
Graham Williams of the Australian Taxation Office for his significant ongoing support and contributions to the PAKDD conference series.