Prof. Liu honored with two awards for his research
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24th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD)
Prof. Liu was awarded with KDD’s highest honor, the Innovation Award which is awarded to researchers who have made significant technical contributions with lasting impact. Liu was honored “for his seminal contributions to the foundation of data mining and applications, particularly in opinion mining.” The annual conference took place in London from August 19-23.
Illinois Science & Technology Coalition (ISTC) Researchers to Know 2018
Prof. Liu was one of 22 people in five categories honored for their research. Liu was recognized for his research in the areas of sentiment analysis, machine learning and data mining. Some of his highlighted research includes using association rules to provide an innovate means for classification in data mining and applying his research to help detect fake online reviews.