SIGMOD AWARDS

Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award

Jeffrey D. Ullman (Stanford University)

Contributions Award

Tamer Özsu (University of Waterloo)

Test of Time Award

BIRCH: An Efficient Data Clustering Method for Very Large Databases
Tian Zhang (IBM), Raghu Ramakrishnan (University of Wisconsin at Madison), Miron Livny (Universit of Wisconsin at Madison)
Implementing Data Cubes Efficiently
Venky Harinarayan (Kosmix), Anand Rajaraman (Kosmix), Jeffrey D. Ullman (Stanford University)

Dissertation Award

Gerome Miklau (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

Honorable Mentions
Marcelo Arenas (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile)
Yanlei Diao (University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

Best Paper Award

To Search or to Crawl? Towards a Query Optimizer for Text-Centric Tasks
Panagiotis Ipeirotis (New York University), Eugene Agichtein (Microsoft Research), Pranay Jain (Columbia University), Luis Gravano (Columbia University)

Honorable Mentions

Interactive Query Formulation over Web Service-Accessed Sources
Michalis Petropoulos (SUNY Buffalo), Alin Deutsch (UC San Diego), Yannis Papakonstantinou (UC San Diego)

A Geometric Approach to Monitoring Threshold Functions over Distributed Data Streams
Izchak Sharfman (Technion), Assaf Schuster (Technion), Daniel Keren (Haifa University)