An introduction to SIGKDD and a reflection on the term 'data mining'

@article{PiatetskyShapiro2012AnIT,
  title={An introduction to SIGKDD and a reflection on the term 'data mining'},
  author={G. Piatetsky-Shapiro and U. Fayyad},
  journal={SIGKDD Explor.},
  year={2012},
  volume={13},
  pages={102-103}
}
The primary focus of SIGKDD is to provide the premier forum for advancement and adoption of the "science" of knowledge discovery and data mining. SIGKDD main activity is to organize KDD, the leading conference on data mining and knowledge discovery , held since 1995. KDD conference is top-ranked in Data Mining, according to Microsoft Research Asia. KDD-2011 was held in San Diego, CA, USA was the largest data-mining meeting in the world, with over 1,100 participants from around the world. 
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