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Best Paper Awards at European Conferences

(Where papers have been published in proceedings in ACM Digital Library, links are provided)

2012

ASONAM 2012: IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining
Learning Rating Patterns for Top-N Recommendations
Yongli Ren, Gang Li, Wanlei Zhou
A Game Theoretic Framework for Community Detection
Kishan Mehrotra, Jae Oh, Patrick McSweeney
ASE 2012: IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering
Diagnosys: Automatic Generation of a Debugging Interface to the Linux Kernel
Tegawendé F. Bissyandé, Laurent Réveillère, Julia L. Lawall, and Gilles Muller (University of Bordeaux, France; INRIA, France)
CF 2012, ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers
Algorithmic Methodologies for Ultra-efficient Inexact Architectures for Sustaining Technology Scaling
Avinash Lingamneni (Rice Univ., CSEM SA, Switzerland), Kirthi Krishna Muntimadugu (Rice Univ.), Christian Enz (CSEM SA, EPFL, Switzerland), Richard M. Karp (Univ. of California, Berkeley), Krishna Palem (Rice Univ., Nanayang Technological Univ., Singapore), Christian Piguet (CSEM SA, Switzerland)
A Reconfigurable Optical/Electrical Interconnect Architecture for Large-scale Clusters and Datacenters
Diego Lugones (Rince Inst., Dublin City Univ.), Kostas Katrinis (Dublin Research Lab, IBM Research), Martin Collier (Rince Inst., Dublin City Univ.)
COMPARCH 2012 Federated Component-Based Software Engineering and Software Architecture Conference
    QoSA Best Paper:
DSL-based Support for Semi-automated Architectural Component Model Abstraction throughout the Software Lifecycle
Thomas Haitzer, Uwe Zdun (Univ. of Vienna)
    ISARCS Best Paper:
Early Safety Evaluation of Design Decisions in E/E Architecture according to ISO 26262
Vladimir Rupanov, Christian Buckl, Ludger Fiege, Michael Armbruster, Gernot Spiegelberg, Alois Knoll (TU Munich)
    CBSE Best Paper:
Learning from the Future of Component Repositories
Pietro Abate (Univ. Paris Diderot), Roberto Di Cosmo (INRIA), Ralf Treinen and Stefano Zacchiroli (Univ. Paris Diderot)
DATE 2012
Run-Time Deadlock Detection in Networks-on-Chip Using Coupled Transitive Closure Networks
R. Al-Dujaily, T. Mak, F. Xia and A Yakovlev (Newcastle Univ.), M. Palesi (Kore Univ.)
DEBS 2012: The 6th ACM International Conference on Distributed Event-based Systems
From a Calculus to Execution Environment for Stream Processing
Robert Soulé, Martin Hirzel, Bugra Gedik, Robert Grimm
DIS 2012, 9th ACM Conference on Designing Interactive Systems
A fieldwork of the future with user enactments
William Odom, John Zimmerman, Scott Davidoff, Jodi Forlizzi, Anind K. Dey, Min Kyung Lee (Carnegie Mellon Univ.)
Designing interaction with media facades: a case study
Alexander Wiethoff (Ludwig-Maximilians-Univ. Munich), Sven Gehring (German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI))
Magic Land: the design and evaluation of an interactive tabletop supporting therapeutic play with children
Olga Pykhtina, Madeline Balaam, Gavin Wood, Sue Pattison, Ahmed Kharrufa, Patrick Olivier (Newcastle Univ.)
    Best Papers (Short):
Expanding the design space for intimacy: supporting mutual reflection for local partners
Stacy M. Branham, Steve H. Harrison, Tad Hirsch (Virginia Tech.)
Interactive philanthropy: an interactive public installation to explore the use of gaming for charity
Tuduyen Annie Nguyen, David Kodinsky, William Skelton, Parminder Kaur, Yu Yin, Anijo Mathew, Santosh Basapur (Illinois Inst. of Technology)
    Honourable Mention:
Active aging in community centers and ICT design implications
Young S. Lee, Shirley Chaysinh, Santosh Basapur, Crysta J. Metcalf, Hiren Mandalia
Enhancing user eXperience during waiting time in HCI: contributions of cognitive psychology
Carine Lallemand, Guillaume Gronier
How learning works in design education: educating for creative awareness through formative reflexivity
Kathryn Rivard, Haakon Faste
Inspiring the design of longer-lived electronics through an understanding of personal attachment
Silke Gegenbauer, Elaine M. Huang
iSpace: interactivity expression for self-expression in an online communication environment
Da-jung Kim, Youn-kyung Lim
Movement qualities as interaction modality
Sarah Fdili Alaoui, Baptiste Caramiaux, Marcos Serrano, Frédéric Bevilacqua
Sonic Cradle: designing for an immersive experience of meditation by connecting respiration to music
Jay Vidyarthi, Bernhard E. Riecke, Diane Gromala
UX_Mate: from facial expressions to UX evaluation
Jacopo Staiano, María Menéndez, Alberto Battocchi, Antonella De Angeli, Nicu Sebe
DocEng 2012: ACM Symposium on Document Engineering
Optimal Guillotine Layout
Graeme Gange, Kim Marriott, Peter Stuckey
DS-RT 2012: IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real-Time Applications
Migration Delay Awareness in a Self-Adaptive Balancing Scheme for HLA-Based Simulations
Robson Eduardo De Grande, Azzedine Boukerche
EC 2012, 13th ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce
Payment Rules through Discriminant-Based Classifiers
Paul Dütting (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne), Felix Fischer (Univ. of Cambridge), Pichayut Jirapinyo and John Lai (Harvard Univ.), Benjamin Lubin (Boston Univ.), David Parkes (Harvard Univ.)
Improving the Effectiveness of Time-Based Display Advertising
Daniel Goldstein, Preston McAfee, Siddharth Suri (Yahoo! Research)
    Student:
Symmetries and Optimal Multi-Dimensional Mechanism Design
Seth Weinberg, Costis Daskalakis (Massachusetts Inst. of Technology)
ESEM 2012: ACM-IEEE International Symposium on Empirical Software Engineering and Measurement
Experimental Assessment of Software Metrics using Automated Refactoring
Mel Ó Cinnéide, Laurence Tratt, Mark Harman, Steven Counsell, Iman Hemati Moghadam
ESWEEK 2012: Eighth Embedded Systems Week
    SIGBED/EMSOFT Best Paper Award:
Programming Parallelism with Futures in Lustre
Albert Cohen, Léonard Gérard, Marc Pouzet
    CODES+ISSS 2012 Best Paper:
A Traffic-aware Adaptive Routing Algorithm on a Highly Reconfigurable Network-on-Chip Architecture
Zhiliang Qian, Paul Bogdan, Chi-Ying Tsui, Radu Marculescu, Guopeng Wei
    CASES 2012 Best Paper:
Power Agnostic Technique for Efficient Temperature Estimation of Multicore Embedded Systems
Devendra Rai, Hoeseok Yang, Iuliana Bacivarov, Lothar Thiele
EuroSys 2012, 7th ACM European Conference on Computer Systems
MadLINQ: Large-Scale Distributed Matrix Computation for the Cloud
Zhengping Qian and Xiuwei Chen (Microsoft Research Asia), Nanxi Kang and Mingcheng Chen (Shanghai Jiaotong University), Yuan Yu (Microsoft Research Silicon Valley), Thomas Moscibroda and Zheng Zhang (Microsoft Research Asia)
    Student:
Where is the energy spent inside my app? Fine Grained Energy Accounting on Smartphones with Eprof
Abhinav Pathak and Y. Charlie Hu (Purdue Univ.), Ming Zhang (Microsoft Research)
GPCE 2012: Generative Programming and Component Engineering
A Formal Foundation for Dynamic Delta-Oriented Software Product Lines
Ferruccio Damiani, Luca Padovani, Ina Schaefer
ICSE 2012, 34th International Conference on Software Engineering
(ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Papers)
Automated Detection of Client-State Manipulation Vulnerabilities
Anders Møller, Mathias Schwarz (Aarhus Univ.)
Using Dynamic Analysis to Discover Polynomial and Array Invariants
ThanhVu Nguyen, Deepak Kapur, Westley Weimer, Stephanie Forrest (Univ. of New Mexico, Univ. of Virginia)
Understanding Integer Overflow in C/C++
Will Dietz, Peng Li, John Regehr, Vikram Adve (Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Univ. of Utah)
How Do Professional Developers Comprehend Software?
Tobias Roehm, Rebecca Tiarks, Rainer Koschke, Walid Maalej (TU Munich, Univ. of Bremen)
Amplifying Tests to Validate Exception Handling Code
Pingyu Zhang, Sebastian Elbaum (Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln)
A Tactic-Centric Approach for Automating Traceability of Quality Concerns
Mehdi Mirakhorli, Yonghee Shin, Jane Cleland-Huang, Murat Cinar (DePaul Univ.)
Partial Models: Towards Modeling and Reasoning with Uncertainty
Michalis Famelis, Rick Salay, Marsha Chechik (Univ. of Toronto)
Characterizing and Predicting Which Bugs Get Reopened
Thomas Zimmermann, Nachiappan Nagappan, Philip J. Guo, Brendan Murphy (Microsoft Research)
IUI 2012, ACM International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces
Style by demonstration: teaching interactive movement style to robots
James Young (Univ. of Manitoba and JST ERATO, Tokyo), Kentaro Ishii and Takeo Igarashi (JST ERATO and Univ. of Tokyo), Ehud Sharlin (Univ. of Calgary)
Mobicom 2012: 18th Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking
Distinguishing Users with Capacitative Touch Communication
Tam Vu, Akash Baid, Simon Gao, Marco Gruteser, Richard Howard, Janne Lindqvist, Predag Spasojevic, Jeffrey Walling (Rutgers University)
MODELS 2012: ACM/IEEE 15th International Conference on Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems (formerly UML)
Bottom-up Meta-Modelling: an Interactive Approach
Juan de Lara, Jesus Sanchez-Cuadrado, Esther Guerra (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid)
MSWiM 2012: 15th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems
Influence of Spatial Statistics of Spectrum Use on the Performance of Cognitive Wireless Networks
J. Riihijärvi, J. Nasreddine, P. Mähönen
NANOARCH 2012: IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Nanoscale Architectures
Crossbar Architecture Based on 2R Complementary Resistive Switching Memory Cell
W.S. Zhao, Y. Zhang, J.O. Klein, D. Querlioz, D. Chabi, D. Ravelosona, C. Chappert, J.M. Portal, M. Bocquet, H. Aziza, D. Deleruyelle, C. Muller
Process/Design Co-optimization of Regular Logic Tiles for Double-Gate Silicon Nanowire Transistors
Shashikanth Bobba, Pierre-Emmanuel Gaillardon, Jian Zhang, Michele De Marchi, Davide Sacchetto, Yusuf Leblebici, Giovanni De Micheli
NOCS 2012, 6th ACM/IEEE International Symposium on Networks-on-Chip
An Optimal Control Approach to Power Management for Multi-VFI Platforms
Paul Bogdan (Carnegie Mellon Univ.), Rafa Tornero (Univ. of Valencia), Radu Marculescu (Carnegie Mellon Univ.)
PODC 2012: ACM Symposium on Principles of Distributed Computing
Brief announcement: A Tight RMR Lower Bound for Randomized Mutual Exclusion
George Giakkoupis, Philipp Woelfel
RecSys 2012: Sixth ACM Conference on Recommender Systems
    Best Paper:
CLiMF: Learning to Maximize Reciprocal Rank with Collaborative Less-is-More Filtering
Yue Shi, Alexandros Karatzoglou, Linas Baltrunas, Martha Larson, Nuria Oliver, Alan Hanjalic
    Best Short Paper:
Using Graph Partitioning Techniques for Neighbour Selection in User-Based Collaborative Filtering
Alejandro Bellogin, Javier Parapar
SAC 2012, 27th Symposium on Applied Computing
    AI & Agents category:
Affine Invariant Shape Matching using Radon Transform and Dynamic Time Wrapping Distance
Makoto Hasegawa and Salvatore Tabbone (LORIA, Univ. of Nancy 2)
    Distributed Systems category:
Context-oriented Programming for Customizable SaaS Applications
Eddy Truyen (IBBT-DistriNet and K.U.Leuven), Nicolas Cardozo (SOFT, Vrije Univ. Brussels), Stefan Walraven (IBBT-DistriNet and K.U.Leuven), Jorge Vallejos, Engineer Bainomugisha, Sebastian Gunther, and Theo D'Hondt (SOFT, Vrije Univ. Brussels), Wouter Joosen (IBBT-DistriNet and K.U.Leuven)
    Information Systems category:
Dependency-based Automatic Locking for Semantic Conflict Prevention in Real-Time Collaborative Programming
Hongfei Fan, Chengzheng Sun (Nanyang Technological Univ.)
    Software Development category:
Comparative Stability of Cloned and Non-cloned Code: An Empirical Study
Manishankar Mondal, Chanchal K. Roy, Md. Saidur Rahman, Ripon K. Saha, and Kevin A. Schneider (Univ. of Saskatchewan), Jens Krinke (Univ. College London)
    System SW & Security category:
Modelling session types using contracts
Giovanni Bernardi, Matthew Hennessy (Univ. of Dublin, Trinity College)
    Poster:
Yet Another Algorithm for Generalized Voronoi Diagrams
Ioannis Emiris (Univ. of Athens), Angelos Mantzaflaris (Johann Radon Inst. for Computational and Applied Mathematics), Bernard Mourrain (INRIA)
SCA 2012: ACM SIGGRAPH/Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation
Multiphase Flow of Immiscible Fluids on Unstructured Moving Meshes
Marek Krzysztof Misztal, Kenny Erleben, Adam Bargteil, Jens Fursund, Brian Bunch Christensen, Andreas Baerentzen, Robert Bridson
SIGMETRICS/PERFORMANCE 2012
    Best Paper:
Temperature Management in Data Centers: Why Some (Might) Like It Hot
Nosayba El-Sayed, Ioan Stefanovici, George Amvrosiadis, Andy A. Hwang, and Bianca Schroeder (Univ. of Toronto, Canada)
    Kenneth C. Sevcik Outstanding Student Paper:
Optimal Queue-Size Scaling in Switched Networks
Devavrat Shah (Massachusetts Inst. of Technology), Neil Walton (Univ. of Amsterdam, The Netherlands), and Yuan Zhong (Massachusetts Inst. of Technology)
    Best Poster:
FSP with Dynamic Speed Scaling
Maryam Elahi, Carey Williamson, and Philipp Woelfel (Univ. of Calgary, Canada)
WSC 2012: Winter Simulation Conference
    Best Theoretical Paper:
Ranking and Selection with Unknown Correlation Structures
Huashuai Qu, Ilya O. Ryzhov, Michael C. Fu (University of Maryland)
    Best Applied Paper:
Agent Based Model of the E-mini Future: Application for Policy Making
Roy Hayes, Mark Paddrik, Andrew Todd, Steve Yang, Peter Beling, William Scherer (University of Virginia)
    Best Student Papers:
Best OR/MS-Focused Paper:
A New Approach to Unbiased Estimation for SDE's
Chang-han Rhee, Peter W. Glynn (Stanford University)
    Best CS-Focused Paper:
Network Optimization Prior to Dynamic Simulation of AMHS
Christian Hammel, Thorsten Schmidt, Matthias Schöps (Technical University Dresden)