SIGMETRICS - Measurement and Evaluation

SIGMETRICS Achievement Award

For long-lasting influential contributions to the theory and/or practice of computer/communication system performance evaluation. The contributions may be theoretical advances that have influenced the techniques used to evaluate computer system performance, techniques and/or software tools that have been widely used to evaluate system performance, and/or innovative applications of performance evaluation techniques that have had impact on the design of significant computer/communication systems. The award includes a plaque, a $2000 award, as well as expenses for travel to the ACM SIGMETRICS annual conference, where the award is presented. The recipient is also invited to give a technical talk at the conference.

Kenneth C. Sevcik Outstanding Student Paper Award

Awarded to an outstanding paper presented at the annual SIGMETRICS conference.

SIGMETRICS Rising Star Researcher Award

This award recognizes a rising star in the community who demonstrates outstanding potential in research in the field of computer and communication performance.   The award, granted annually, includes a plaque and travel honorarium for the SIGMETRICS conference.

SIGMETRICS Test of Time Paper Award

This award recognizes a paper published 10 to 12 years in the past in ACM SIGMETRICS conference proceedings based on the criterion of identifying the paper that has had the most impact. The prize includes a plaque and $1000 honorarium.


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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.