Dissertation Award Winners


Modeling Content and Users: Structured Probabilistic Representation and Scalable Inference Algorithms
Amr Ahmed, Yahoo! Research

Runner up

Exact Primitives for Time Series Data Mining
Abdullah Al Mueen, Microsoft

Fast Algorithms for Mining Co-evolving Time Series
Lei Li, UC Berkeley

Honorable mention

Efficient Algorithms for Detecting Genetic Interactions in Genome-Wide Association Study
Xiang Zhang, Case Western Reserve University