Best Paper Awards

As in previous years, the Best Paper and the Best Student Paper gets awarded. The candidates are nominated by the Program Committee during the review process. A two person adjudication panel selects the winners who are announced during the Closing Session of the conference.

ACM Best Paper Award

The Best Paper Award is issued by the ACM and comes with a 1,000USD reward. The ACM SIGWEB Best Paper Award goes to Joshua Hailpern, Niranjan Damera-Venkata and Marina Danilevsky for their paper entitled "Truncation: All the News that Fits We'll Print".

DocEng Best Student Paper Award

The Best Student Paper Award is issued by DocEng and comes with a 600USD reward. This year, the Best Student Paper Award goes to Seyednaser Nourashrafeddin, Evangelos Milios and Dirk Arnold for their paper "An Ensemble Approach for Text Document Clustering using Wikipedia Concepts".

Best Paper Award Candidates
  • On Automatic Text Segmentation
    Boris Dadachev, Alexander Balinsky and Helen Balinsky
  • Truncation: All the News that Fits We'll Print
    Joshua Hailpern, Niranjan Damera-Venkata and Marina Danilevsky
  • Humanist-centric tools for Big Data: Berkeley Prosopography Services
    Patrick Schmitz and Laurie Pearce
  • Paper Stitching using Maximum Tolerant Seam under Local Distortions
    Wei Liu, Wei Fan, Jun Sun and Naoi Satoshi
Best Student Paper Award Candidates
  • Extracting web content for personalized presentation
    Rodrigo Chamun, Daniele Pinheiro, Diego Jornada, João Oliveira and Isabel Manssour
  • Transforming Graph-based Sentence Representations to Alleviate Overfitting in Relation Extraction
    Rinaldo Lima, Jamilson Batista, Rafael Ferreira, Fred Freitas, Rafael Lins,  Steven Simske and Marcelo Riss
  • An Ensemble Approach for Text Document Clustering using Wikipedia Concepts
    Seyednaser Nourashrafeddin, Evangelos Milios and Dirk Arnold
  • ARTIC: Metadata Extraction from Scientific Papers in PDF using Two-Layer CRF
    Alan Souza, Viviane Moreira and Carlos Heuser
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