[Coin-announce] Call for 2011 INFORMS Computing Society Prize

Sam Burer samuel-burer at uiowa.edu
Thu Jun 2 10:47:07 EDT 2011

*****          2011 INFORMS Computing Society Prize            *****

Deadline for nominations: July 31, 2011

The INFORMS Computing Society (ICS) Prize is an annual award for the
best English language paper or group of related papers dealing with the
Operations Research/Computer Science interface. The award is accompanied
by a certificate and a $1,000 honorarium. The winner will be invited
to briefly present his or her paper in an ICS-sponsored session at the
INFORMS Annual Meeting in Charlotte (Nov 13-16 2011), and the award will
be presented at the ICS Business Meeting.

The goals of the prize are:

  * To promote the development of high-quality work advancing the state
    of the art in the operations research/computer science interface;
  * To publicize and reward the contributions of those
    authors/researchers who have advanced the state of the art; and
  * To increase the visibility of excellent work in the field.

Conditions for eligibility:

  * Published in the open literature;
  * Pertinent to the interface of operations research and computer
  * Written in English.

Application Process:

The nomination package should consist of a cover letter and a copy
of each nominated work. The cover letter should provide the title,
author's name, place and date of publication as well as a justification
for the nomination. Self-nominations are allowed but discouraged. All
nominations should be made electronically to

  icsprize at mail.informs.org

All submissions will be acknowledged by the committee chair.

Hard-to-reproduce works, such as books, may be submitted in hard copy
form to the mailing address below. In the case of hard copy submission,
four copies of each item in the nomination packet should be submitted,
and an e-mail indicating a hardcopy submission should be sent to
icsprize at mail.informs.org.

INFORMS Computing Society:

The ICS exists to support research and practice activity on the
interface of operations research and computer science. The congenial
and active organization of over 500 members welcomes members
and their involvement in all aspects of the organization. See
http://www.informs.org/Community/ICS for more information.

2011 ICS Prize Committee

  Samuel Burer, chair (University of Iowa)
  David Kelton (University of Cincinnati)
  Pascal Van Hentenryck (Brown University)

Hard copies may be mailed to

Samuel Burer
Department of Management Sciences
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA  52242-1994

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