The two Awards (one for Track 1, one for Track 2) will be assigned to papers identified after the review process. The TPC Co-Chairs will select three papers per Track; these nominations will be made public through the website at the end of July. During ISWCS the General Chairs and the TPC Chair will choose the two best papers. Each winner will receive a check of 500 EUR and a certificate, during a ceremony that will be held at the Gala Dinner.
The winner is: “Finite Blocklength Performance of a Multi-Relay Network with Best Single Relay Selection” by Yulin Hu, Christopher Schnelling, Yassine Amraue and Anke Schmeink (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)
The winner is “A Traffic Prediction Algorithm Based on Bayesian Spatio-Temporal Model in Cellular Network” by Zhen Zhang, Fangfang Liu, Zhimin Zeng and Wen Zhao (Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, P.R. China)
Best Student Papers
The two Awards (one for Track 1, one for Track 2) will be assigned to papers identified after the review process. Authors of papers that will be presented at ISWCS by a PhD student and whose first Author is the student, are eligible as candidates. Nominations can be done by the Authors themselves or anyone else, via email (to the General Chairs) before July 28. Nominations will be made public through the website at the end of July. During ISWCS the General Chairs and the TPC Chair will choose the two best student papers. Each winner will receive a check of 500 EUR and a certificate, during a ceremony that will be held at the Gala Dinner.
The candidates for the Best Student Paper Award are the following
For Track 1 the winner is “Evaluating Massive MIMO Precoding based on 3D-Channel Measurements with a Spider Antenna” by Maximilian Arnold, Marc Gauger and Stephan ten Brink (University of Stuttgart, Germany)
For Track 2 the winner is “On the Effective Energy Efficiency of Ultra-reliable Networks in the Finite Blocklength Regime” by Mohammad Shehab, Endrit Dosti and Hirley Alves (University of Oulu, Finland); Matti Latva-aho (UoOulu, Finland)
A special mention as Best Scientific Contribution goes to “On the Scalability of Uncoordinated Multiple Access for the Internet of Things” by Giovanni Chisci, Hesham ElSawy, Andrea Conti, Mohamed-Slim Alouini, and Moe Z. Win
Best PhD Student Pitch
One Award will be assigned during the Welcome Reception. Please check the call at this page. The Award will consist of a check of 300 EUR and a certificate.
The winner is Giovanni Chisci (University of Ferrara, Italy), “Context-Aware Design for Next Generation Wireless Networks”
The Award will be defined during ISWCS based on the assessment of participants. Questionnaires to this purpose will be distributed and collected before the Gala Dinner.
The winner will receive a gift and a certificate, during a ceremony that will be held at the Gala Dinner.
The winner is Slavica Tomovic (University of Montenegro), “QoS-aware software-defined architecture for NFV management in Internet of Things environment”