Bragging Rights: Students Win Best Paper Awards

Posted: November 8, 2011 at 1:03 am, Last Updated: November 7, 2011 at 4:37 pm

Several students in the Volgenau School of Engineering recently won best paper awards.

Chun-Kit Ngan, a PhD in information technology student, and his advisors, computer science professors Alexander Brodsky and Jessica Lin, received a Best Student Paper Award at the 14th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS 2011), which took place in Beijing. The awarded paper is titled “A Service Framework for Learning, Querying and Monitoring Multivariate Time Series.” This award was given to three papers co-written by students. ICEIS 2011 received 402 submissions, of which 56 were accepted as full papers.

Faisal Sibai, a PhD in information technology student, and computer science professor Daniel Menasc√© received one of the six best paper awards presented at the SECURWARE 2011 conference held in August in Saint Laurent du Var, France.¬†The paper was titled “A Scalable Architecture for Countering Network-Centric Insider Threats.”

Bo Zhang, a PhD in computer science student, and his advisors, computer science professors Bob Simon and Hakan Aydin, won the best paper award at the 14th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems on Nov. 2 in Miami. The title of the paper is “Maximal Utility Rate Allocation for Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Networks.” There were 190 papers submitted to the conference; 160 were reviewed and 45 were accepted.


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