SIGACCESS - Accessible Computing

SIGACCESS ASSETS Paper Impact Award

Presented in odd-numbered years to the authors of an ASSETS conference paper presented 10 or more years prior to the award year which has had a significant impact on computing and information technology that addresses the needs of persons with disabilities. The award includes a $500 prize and a plaque.

SIGACCESS Best Paper Award

Presented to the individual(s) judged by an awards committee to have written the best paper appearing in the ASSETS conference proceedings.

SIGACCESS Best Student Paper Award

Presented to the individual(s) judged by an awards committee to have written the best paper appearing in the ASSETS conference proceedings. To be considered for the Best Student Paper Award, the student must be the first author.

SIGACCESS Award for Outstanding Contributions to Computing and Accessibility

The award  recognizes individuals  who  have made significant and lasting contributions to the development of computing technologies which improve the accessibility of media and services to people with disabilities.The award includes a $1000 honorarium, an award certificate of  recognition, and  an invitation for the  recipient  to present a keynote talk at the ASSETS Conference. The award is presented every other year.

 

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SIGIR 2017, August 7 to 11, Tokyo, Japan

The 40th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval will feature keynotes by Yahoo VP of Research and ACM Fellow Yoelle Maarek, and Professor Emeritus at City University of London and ACM Fellow Stephen Robertson. The conference will explore aspects of IR including Evaluation, Retrieval Models and Ranking, Document Representation and Content Analysis, Search Interaction, Filtering and Recommending, and more.