IEEE ISI 2006 Awards
The Program Committee is pleased to announce the following award winners for the 2006 IEEE ISI Conference:
The Best Paper Award was presented to Laura Dugan, Gary LaFree, and Heather Fogg, for their paper, "A First Look at Domestic and International Global Terrorism Events, 1970–1997"
Two Honorable Mention Award winners were selected:
- Jeffrey Baumes, Mark Goldberg, Mykola Hayvanovych, Malik Magdon-Ismail, William Wallace, and Mohammed Zaki were recognized for their paper, "Finding Hidden Group Structure in a Stream of Communications"
- Young-Woo Seo and Katia Sycara also won, for their paper, "Cost-Sensitive Access Control for Illegitimate Confidential Access by Insiders."
The Research Leadership Award in Intelligence and Security Informatics was conferred on Dr. John R. Phillips.
General Information on Awards
The IEEE ISI Best Paper and Honorable Mention awards are conferred each year by the IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics Program Committee. The Best Paper award includes a cash prize of $500.00; the Honorable Mention award includes a cash prize of $300.00. Selections are made by the Program Committee. All papers submitted to ISI are eligible to be considered. Papers are selected based on the following criteria:
- Importance of the contribution and originality: Papers must contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field of intelligence and security informatics
- Methodology: Papers must exhibit a strong methodological grounding in terms of the conceptual framework and fieldwork
- Depth of research: Papers must be well-researched in terms of existing literature with sufficient referencing of all sources used
- Structure and Presentation: Papers should demonstrate clarity in language, be logically structured, and evidence excellent visualization presentation of information (e.g., use of tables and figures) if relevant
Leadership in Research Award: The IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society Technical Committee on Intelligence and Security Informatics in Transportation Systems, and the IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society Technical Committee on Homeland Security also recognize an outstanding individual for his or her leadership in the field of intelligence and security informatics research. The selection is made by the members of the ISI Organizing Committee.
Award winners will be recognized at the Awards ceremony, conducted during the Poster Session and Conference Reception, and will be listed here following the conference.