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Zhifeng Bao
Zhifeng Bao

Managing and Exploiting Massive Geolocation Data

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The sheer volume, variety, and velocity of data in this modern era have enabled significant advancements in many research areas. However, the advancements in the research community thanks to Big Data do not necessarily translate to the benefit of society; of ordinary people living ordinary lives. There is indeed a gap between breakthroughs in the […]

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Vanessa Braganholo and Wolfgang Lehner

ACM SIGMOD Jim Gray Doctoral Dissertation Award

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The annual ACM SIGMOD Doctoral Dissertation Award, inaugurated in 2006, recognizes excellent research by doctoral candidates in the database field. Jim Gray was a prolific database researcher who won the Turing Award in 1998 “for seminal contributions to database and transaction processing research and technical leadership in system implementation”. Jim Gray had a passion for […]

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Georgia Koutrika
Georgia Koutrika

ACM SIGMOD Blog is 10 years old

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This year, ACM SIGMOD Blog celebrates its tenth anniversary. During this decade, it has hosted over 60 prominent researchers and professionals from the industry and academia, with an ACM Turing Award recipient, three ACM Fellows, four winners of the ACM SIGMOD Innovations Award, and two recipients of VLDB 10-Years Best Paper Award, among the many […]

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SIGMOD EC on diversity and inclusion

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Dear SIGMOD members, We are committed to ensuring that all SIGMOD activities are carried out in an inclusive and diverse environment and we do not tolerate discrimination, harassment, or any other form of misconduct as defined in the ACM code of conduct. We appreciate ACM’s confirmation of these commitments in response to the controversy surrounding […]

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Alon Halevy, Arun Kumar and Nesime Tatbul

Scalable Data Science: A New Research Track Category at PVLDB Vol 14 / VLDB 2021

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This post introduces and explains the newly created category of “Scalable Data Science” within the Research Track of PVLDB. This category comes into effect for volume 14, i.e., submissions starting April 1, 2020, which will be evaluated by the Review Board of PVLDB vol 14 for presentation at VLDB 2021. The Growth of Data Science […]

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