Paper Awards

ISITA2020 Outstanding Early Career Researcher Paper Award

ISITA2020 presents the ISITA2020 Outstanding Early Career Researcher Paper Award to young researchers in order to promote research on information theory and its applications. The award is sponsored by Entropy, the media partner of ISITA2020.

  • Award candidates should:
    • be the main contributor of a paper accepted at ISITA2020,
    • present the paper at ISITA2020,
    • be born on or after April 10th, 1980, and
    • satisfy at least one of the following:
      1. obtained a doctorate degree after December 31st, 2014,
      2. obtained a master's degree after December 31st, 2011,
      3. obtained a bachelor's degree after December 31st, 2009.
      4. was a student for at least part of the period from April 11th, 2019 to April 10th, 2020.
  • Two winners will receive the award with a monetary prize (250 CHF each). Prize money will be paid in US dollars. The amount to be paid depends on currency exchange rate.
  • The award committee selects the award winners with the assistance ISITA2020 Technical Program Committee.
  • The award winners will be announced at the symposium banquet. Photos of the ceremony will be posted on the web.

ISITA2020 Best Student Paper Award

ISITA2020 presents the ISITA2020 Best Student Paper Award for students to encourage them to participate in the symposium.

  • Award candidates should:
    • be the main contributor of a paper accepted at ISITA2020,
    • present the paper at ISITA2020,
    • be born on or after April 10th, 1985, and
    • be a student for at least part of the period from April 11th, 2019 to April 10th, 2020.
  • At most five winners will receive the award. Winner(s) of the Outstanding Early Career Researcher Paper Award are not eligible to receive the ISITA2020 Best Student Paper Award.
  • The award committee selects the award winners with the assistance ISITA2020 Technical Program Committee.
  • The award winners will be announced at the symposium banquet. Photos of the ceremony will be posted on the web.

Award Related Questions

Questions regarding awards should be directed to isita2020-award@mm.ist.osaka-u.ac.jp.