SIGEVO - Genetic and Evolutionary Computation
SIGEVO GECCO Impact Paper Award
Presented annually to the author(s) of 1 to 3 papers presented at the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) held 10 years prior to the award year.
SIGEVO Best Dissertation Award
Recognizes excellent thesis research by doctoral candidates in the field of evolutionary computing. Given annually to a maximum of 1 winner and a maximum of 2 honorable mentions at the GECCO awards ceremony. Includes a $1,000 honorarium and a plaque for the award winner.
SIGEVO Outstanding Contribution Award
Recognizes truly distinctive contributions to the field of Evolutionary Computation (EC) when evaluated over an extended period of at least 15 years. Given annually to a maximum of 2 individuals at the GECCO awards ceremony. Each award will carry a monetary value of $1,000 and a plaque.
ACM SIGKDD announced seven recipients for its inaugural KDD Impact Program, which aims to fund projects that have the potential for maximum impact on society. The proposals covered training data scientists; a hackathon; use of algorithms by government; women data science leaders; a summer school for high school students; data science for social good; and promoting community understanding of Big Data.
The ACM Multimedia Systems Conference provides a forum for researchers to present and share their latest research findings in multimedia systems, including networking, operating systems, real-time systems, databases, mobile computing, distributed systems, and middleware domains. Keynotes will be delivered by Jordi Cenzano, Director of Engineering for Advanced Technologies at Brightcove; Weidong Mao Senior Fellow at Comcast Cable; and Nimesha Ranasinghe, Assistant Professor and Director of the Multisensory Interactive Media Lab at University of Maine.