SIGWEB - Hypertext, Hypermedia and the Web
SIGWEB Douglas Engelbart Best Paper Award
Presented annually at the ACM SIGWEB Hypertext Conference to promote excellence in hypertext/hypermedia research and in the reporting of research results, and includes a prize of $1,000.
SIGWEB/SIGIR Vannevar Bush Award
The Digital Library conference series offers an annual award for best paper at the DL conference called the ACM Vannevar Bush Award.
SIGWEB Ted Nelson Newcomer Award
For the best newcomer paper presented at the annual ACM SIGWEB Hypertext Conference. Papers that are rated among the best papers overall and are written solely by authors who have never published in earlier Hypertext proceedings are eligible. The award is named after Theodor H. Nelson, in recognition of his numerous contributions to the field of hypertext and hypermedia over the past 35 years. The award carries a $1,000 cash prize.
SIGWEB DocEng Best Paper Award
Presented annually at the ACM Symposium on Document Engineering (DocEng). Authors of the winning paper will share a $1000 honorarium and each will receive 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.