This table lists the top three most cited papers published in each ACM SIGMOD conference during 2000-2010.  It was generated in July 12, 2014 and latest updated in July 1, 2016. It may contain errors, comments are more than welcome!   

# Author list Title July 12, 2014 July 1, 2016

SIGMOD 2000

1 Jiawei Han, Jian Pei, Yiwen Yin Mining Frequent Patterns without Candidate Generation Cited by 5404 Cited by 6659
2 Rakesh Agrawal, Ramakrishnan Srikant Privacy-Preserving Data Mining Cited by 2515 Cited by 3109
3 Markus M. Breunig, Hans-Peter Kriegel, Raymond T. Ng, Jörg Sander LOF: Identifying Density-Based Local Outliers Cited by 1894 Cited by 2619

SIGMOD 2001

1 Chun Zhang, Jeffrey F. Naughton, David J. DeWitt, Qiong Luo, Guy M. Lohman On Supporting Containment Queries in Relational Database Management Systems Cited by 1007 Cited by 1091
2 AnHai Doan, Pedro Domingos, Alon Y. Halevy Reconciling Schemas of Disparate Data Sources: A Machine-Learning Approach Cited by 855 Cited by 922
3 Charu C. Aggarwal, Philip S. Yu Outlier Detection for High Dimensional Data Cited by 785 Cited by 989
SIGMOD 2002
1 Nicolas Bruno, Nick Koudas, Divesh Srivastava Holistic twig joins: optimal XML pattern matching Cited by 1097 Cited by 1189
2 Igor Tatarinov, Stratis Viglas, Kevin S. Beyer, Jayavel Shanmugasundaram, Eugene J. Shekita, Chun Zhang Storing and querying ordered XML using a relational database system Cited by 950 Cited by 1089
3 Hakan Hacig¨ım¨ıs, Balakrishna R. Iyer, Chen Li, Sharad Mehrotra Executing SQL over encrypted data in the database-service-provider model Cited by 858 Cited by 1105
SIGMOD 2003
1 Samuel Madden, Michael J. Franklin, Joseph M. Hellerstein, Wei Hong The Design of an Acquisitional Query Processor For Sensor Networks Cited by 1096 Cited by 1201
2 Lin Guo, Feng Shao, Chavdar Botev, Jayavel Shanmugasundaram XRANK: Ranked Keyword Search over XML Documents Cited by 878 Cited by 996
3 Arvind Arasu, Hector Garcia-Molina Extracting Structured Data from Web Pages Cited by 735 Cited by 884

SIGMOD 2004

1 Rakesh Agrawal, Jerry Kiernan, Ramakrishnan Srikant, Yirong Xu Order-Preserving Encryption for Numeric Data Cited by 594 Cited by 890
2 Xifeng Yan, Philip S. Yu, Jiawei Han Graph Indexing: A Frequent Structure-based Approach Cited by 449 Cited by 563
3 Robin Dhamankar, Yoonkyong Lee, AnHai Doan, Alon Y. Halevy, Pedro Domingos iMap: Discovering Complex Mappings between Database Schemas Cited by 426 Cited by 475

SIGMOD 2005

1

Kristen LeFevre, David J. DeWitt, Raghu Ramakrishnan

Incognito: Efficient Full-Domain K-Anonymity

Cited by 828 Cited by 1052

2

Lei Chen, M. Tamer Özsu, Vincent Oria

 Robust and Fast Similarity Search for Moving Object Trajectories

Cited by 570

Cited by 795

3

Yu Xu, Yannis Papakonstantinou

 Efficient Keyword Search for Smallest LCAs in XML Databases

Cited by 514

Cited by 606

SIGMOD 2006

1

Eugene Wu, Yanlei Diao, Shariq Rizvi High-performance complex event processing over streams Cited by 575 Cited by 753

2

Xiaokui Xiao, Yufei Tao  Personalized privacy preservation Cited by 411 Cited by 516

3

Naga K. Govindaraju, Jim Gray, Ritesh Kumar, Dinesh Manocha GPUTeraSort: high performance graphics co-processor sorting for large database management Cited by 358 Cited by 439
SIGMOD 2007

1

Hung-chih Yang, Ali Dasdan, Ruey-Lung Hsiao, Douglas Stott Parker Jr. Map-reduce-merge: simplified relational data processing on large clusters Cited by 579 Cited by 804

2

Jae-Gil Lee, Jiawei Han, Kyu-Young Whang  Trajectory clustering: a partition-and-group framework Cited by 508 Cited by 799

3

Hao He, Haixun Wang, Jun Yang, Philip S. Yu BLINKS: ranked keyword searches on graphs Cited by 337 Cited by 451
SIGMOD 2008

1

Christopher Olston, Benjamin Reed, Utkarsh Srivastava, Ravi Kumar, Andrew Tomkins Pig latin: a not-so-foreign language for data processing Cited by 1185 Cited by 1721

2

Kurt D. Bollacker, Colin Evans, Praveen Paritosh, Tim Sturge, Jamie Taylor Freebase: a collaboratively created graph database for structuring human knowledge Cited by 428 Cited by 1051

3

Gabriel Ghinita, Panos Kalnis, Ali Khoshgozaran, Cyrus Shahabi, Kian-Lee Tan Private queries in location based services: anonymizers are not necessary Cited by 361 Cited by 578

SIGMOD 2009

1

Andrew Pavlo, Erik Paulson, Alexander Rasin, Daniel J. Abadi, David J. DeWitt, Samuel Madden, Michael Stonebraker A comparison of approaches to large-scale data analysis Cited by 635 Cited by 969

2

Frank McSherry Privacy integrated queries: an extensible platform for privacy-preserving data analysis Cited by 221 Cited by 404

3

Hasso Plattner A common database approach for OLTP and OLAP using an in-memory column database Cited by 196 Cited by 304

SIGMOD 2010

1

Grzegorz Malewicz, Matthew H. Austern, Aart J. C. Bik, James C. Dehnert, Ilan Horn, Naty Leiser, Grzegorz Czajkowski Pregel: a system for large-scale graph processing Cited by 816 Cited by 1799

2

Michael Mathioudakis, Nick Koudas TwitterMonitor: trend detection over the twitter stream Cited by 287 Cited by 549
3 Rares Vernica, Michael J. Carey, Chen Li Efficient parallel set-similarity joins using MapReduce Cited by 216 Cited by 369