Leman Akoglu wins the ‘best paper’ award in PKDD09

Posted: September 24, 2010 | Posted in Awards

We are delighted to announce that Leman AKOGLU attracted the Best Knowledge Discovery Paper award in PKDD 2009, out of 105 papers that were accepted in the conference, and out 422 submissions. The paper was also accepted for publication in the Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery journal, for the ECML PKDD 2009 special issue.

The paper is titled RTG: A Recursive Realistic Graph Generator using Random Typing by Leman Akoglu and Christos Faloutsos, ECML PKDD, Bled, Slovenia, Sep. 2009.

ECML/PKDD is one of the top data mining conferences. The paper presents an intuitive and fast method of generating realistic graphs. It also proves analytically or empirically that the generated graphs match 11 properties of real graphs, making it the most realistic generator so far.

Congratulations, Leman!