July 23, 2014: Congratulations to CS Prof. Bing Liu on a data mining test-of-time best paper award
The top data mining conference, KDD, has just established a ?test of time? award, a best paper award given in retrospect for what turns out to have been the most important paper.
For this initial award, all KDD papers from the 1995 through 2004 KDD conferences were considered.
The award has been given to Prof. Bing Liu and his coauthors for their KDD 1998 paper:
Bing Liu, Wynne Hsu, and Yiming Ma, "Integrating Classification and Association Rule Mining"
Google Scholar shows it currently has been cited 1,962 times.