Lei Chen, M. Tamer Özsu, Vincent Oria win the 2015 SIGMOD Test of Time award

For their Paper Entitled “Robust and Fast Similarity Search for Moving Object Trajectories”. Robust and Fast Similarity Search for Moving Object Trajectories Lei Chen, M. Tamer Özsu, Vincent Oria Original Abstract: An important consideration in similarity-based retrieval of moving object trajectories is the definition of a distance function. The existing distance functions are usually sensitive to […]

Christopher Ré Named a 2015 MacArthur Fellow

  Christopher Ré is a computer scientist democratizing big data analytics through theoretical advances in statistics and logic and groundbreaking data-processing applications for solving practical problems. Ré has leveraged his training in databases and deep knowledge of machine learning to create an inference engine, DeepDive, that can analyze data of a kind and at a […]

Jennifer Widom named the ACM-W 2015-6 Athena Lecturer

The ACM-W Athena Lecturer Award celebrates women researchers who have made fundamental contributions to Computer Science. Jennifer received the award “For pioneering foundations, architecture, and applications of database systems.” About this Award The ACM-W Athena Lecturer Award celebrates women researchers who have made fundamental contributions to Computer Science. Each year ACM will honor a preeminent […]