Jan. 22nd, 10:00--11:30am, EST
Writing Research Papers for Premier Forums in Knowledge and Data Engineering
Xindong Wu is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of Vermont (USA), and a Fellow of the IEEE and the AAAS. He holds a PhD in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Edinburgh, Britain. His research interests include data mining, Big Data analytics, knowledge engineering, and Web systems. He has published over 370 refereed papers in these areas in various journals and conferences, including IEEE TPAMI, TKDE, ACM TOIS, KAIS, DMKD, IJCAI, AAAI, ICML, KDD, ICDM, and WWW, as well as 40 books and conference proceedings. He is Steering Committee Chair of the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM), Editor-in-Chief of Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS, by Springer), and Editor-in-Chief of the Springer Book Series on Advanced Information and Knowledge Processing (AI&KP). He was the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering (TKDE, by the IEEE Computer Society) between January 1, 2005 and December 31, 2008. He has served as Program Committee Chair/Co-Chair for ICDM '03 (the 2003 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining), KDD-07 (the 13th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining), CIKM 2010 (the 19th ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management), and ASONAM 2014 (the 2014 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Network Analysis and Mining). Professor Wu is the 2004 ACM SIGKDD Service Award winner and the 2006 IEEE ICDM Outstanding Service Award winner. He received the 2012 IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award "for pioneering contributions to data mining and applications", and the 2014 IEEE ICDM 10-Year Highest-Impact Paper Award.