SIGMM Award for Outstanding PhD Thesis in Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications
This award is presented at most once per year to a researcher whose PhD thesis has the potential of very high impact in multimedia computing, communication and applications, or gives direct evidence of such impact. A selection committee will evaluate contributions towards advances in multimedia including multimedia analysis, processing, integration, systems, network services, applications, and interfaces. The committee will particularly value work which is at the core of the multimedia community so a thesis consisting of material for which ACM Multimedia is the primary venue for publication. To that end it is good to consult the . The award includes a US$500 honorarium, an award certificate of recognition, and an invitation for the recipient to receive the award at the ACM International Conference on Multimedia (ACM Multimedia). A public citation for the award will be placed on the SIGMM website, in the SIGMM Records e-newsletter as well as in the ACM e-newsletter.
The award honorarium, the award plaque of recognition and travel expenses to the ACM International Conference on Multimedia will be fully sponsored by the SIGMM budget.
Nominations will be solicited by July 31st, 2019 with an award decision to be made by September 1, 2019. This timing will allow a recipient to prepare for the award presentation at ACM Multimedia in Nice, France 21 - 25 October 2019. The initial nomination for a PhD thesis must relate to a dissertation deposited at the nominee’s Academic Institution in 2018. Some dissertations may be held for up to three years by the selection committee for reconsideration. If the original thesis is not in English, a full English translation must be provided with the submission. Nominations for the award should be uploaded at : ) using new submission.
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