FIRST CALL FOR NOMINATIONS:
The EATCS-IPEC Nerode Prize 2014 for outstanding papers in the area of multivariate algorithmics.
Deadline for Nominations: January 1, 2014.
Decision: May 1, 2014.
The award is presented annually with the presentation taking place at IPEC (International Symposium on Parameterized and Exact Computation). IPEC 2014 takes place within ALGO 2014, September 10-12, 2014, Wroclaw, Poland.
The Prize is named in honor of Anil Nerode in recognition of his major contributions to mathematical logic, theory of automata, computability and complexity theory.
In 2013, the prize was awarded for the first time, see http://eatcs.org/index.php/nerode-prize.
The winning paper(s) is selected by a committee of three members. This year's committee consists of the following three people.
Georg Gottlob (Oxford University),
Jan Arne Telle (University of Bergen),
Peter Widmayer (ETH Zurich, chair),
The Award Committee is solely responsible for the selection of the winner of the award which may be shared by more than one paper or series of papers. The Award Committee reserves the right to declare no winner at all.
Any research paper or series of research papers by a single author or by a team of authors published in a recognized refereed journal. The year of publication should be at least two years and at most ten years before the year of the award nomination. The research work nominated for the award should be in the area of multivariate algorithms and complexity meant in a broad sense, and encompasses, but is not restricted to, those areas covered by IPEC. The Award Committee has the ultimate authority to decide on the eligibility of a nomination. Papers authored by a member of the Award Committee are not eligible for nomination.
Nominations may be made by any member of the scientific community including the members of the Award Committee. A nomination should contain a brief summary of the technical content of each nominated paper and a brief explanation of its significance. Nominations are done by an email to the Award Committee Chair with copies to the members of the committee.