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22nd ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
August 13 - 17, 2016 | San Fancisco, California


The 2016 KDD Cup workshop will be held in conjunction with the 22nd ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, to be held in San Francisco, CA from August 13-17.

The KDD Cup Workshop will be held on Sunday, August 14th from 9am – 5pm at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square in room Union Square 23/24.

9:00 - 9:15 Welcome
Alex Wade – Microsoft Research
9:15 - 10:00 Organizer’s Report
Hao Ma – Microsoft Research
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00 Full Papers (15 minutes each):
  • Finding Influential Institutions in Bibliographic Information Networks, Anubhav Gupta and Narasimha M. Murty (IISc Bangalore, India)
  • Heterogenous Graph Mining for Measuring the Impact of Research Institutions, Zeyu Qiu, Hanqing Lu, Jian Cheng (Chinese Academy of Sciences), Deqiang Kong, Zhenfeng Zhu (Beijing Jiaotong University)
  • Predicting Institution-Level Paper Acceptance at Conferences, Jianjun Xie (CoreLogic, USA)
  • Macro-Micro Scopic Temporal Regression of Academic Impact for Research Institutions, Wenming Xiao, Mingdong Ou, Zhinan Wang, Weiran Li and Jun Wang (Alibaba, China)
  • Ranking academic institutions on potential paper acceptance in upcoming conferences, Jobin Wilson, Ram Mohan, Muhammad Arif, Santanu Chaudhury (Flytxt, India) and Brejesh Lall (IIT Delhi, India)
  • Regressing to Regression - Predicting Conference Paper Acceptance, Erica Briscoe, Scott Appling, Joel Schlosser, Trevor Goodyear, Jason Poovey (Georgia Tech, USA) and Scott Brown (Cape Dory)
12:00 - 12:30 Short Papers (5 minutes each):
  • Prediction of Research Impact, Shu Takahashi, Akihiro Kawana, Keita Yokoyama, Akiya Inagaki, Keiichi Ochiai, Tsukasa Demizu, Toshiki Sakai, Toshiaki Sugimura and Yusuke Fukazawa (NTT DOCOMO, Japan)
  • A Simple Method to Predict Affiliation Ranking in KDDCup 2016, Ping-I Chou, Hsiu-Wen Hsueh and Yueh-Hsuan Chung (Trend Micro, Taiwan)
  • Ranking Research Institutions Based On Relative Academic Conferences, Yasin Orouskhani (Rahnema, Iran) and Leili Tavabi (Intel, USA)
12:30 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 3:30 Winners Panel (15 minutes each + 45 minutes Q&A discussion)
  • Predicting the future relevance of research institutions, Vlad Sandulescu (Adform, Denmark) and Mihai Chiru (Bitdevelop, Sweden)
  • Feature Engineering and Ensemble Modeling for Paper Acceptance Rank Prediction, Yujie Qian, Yinpeng Dong, Ye Ma, Hailong Jin and Juanzi Li (Tsinghua University, China)
  • Bibliometric Ranking of Research Institutions, Mohan Manivannan and Nachiappan Palaniappan (LatentView Analytics, India)
3:30 - 4:00 Coffee Break
4:00 - 5:00 What’s Next?
Open Academic Society (http://openacademic.ai)
5:00 Conclusion