CALL FOR PAPERS
INFORMS 2021 Data Mining Best Paper Award Competition
The Data Mining (DM) Section of INFORMS announces the DM Best Paper Competition to recognize excellence among its members. The competition will have two tracks: General Track for the Best Paper Award and Student Track for the Best Student Paper Award. Four finalists will be selected for each track to make oral presentations at the 2021 INFORMS Annual Conference to be held virtually, Oct. 24-27, 2021.
The objective of the best paper competition is to recognize excellence among high-quality research works of DM section members and brings prestige to the DM Section as well as to the recipients. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:
All paper submissions will be evaluated by external referees using double-blind reviewing. Prospective authors should submit a blinded as well as an unblinded version of your paper in PDF format to the INFORMS Data Mining Best Paper Award Competition Co-Chairs with the email subject "LeadAuthorName-Affiliation-DM2021-WhichTrack" prior to the deadline of October 15, 2021, 11:59 PM, Pacific Time. Late submission will not be accepted. Four finalists for each track will be selected by external review evaluation. The winners of the Best Paper Award and the Best Student Paper Award will be decided upon the review evaluation and the oral presentation at the INFORMS Annual Conference.
If you have any questions, please contact the INFORMS Data Mining Best Paper Award Competition Co-Chairs:
Dr. Ali Dag (email@example.com), Dr. Asil Oztekin (firstname.lastname@example.org), and Dr. Shouyi Wang (email@example.com)
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
phone 1 443-757-3500
phone 2 800-4INFORMS (800-446-3676)