CCSICC Best Paper Award Regulations
The CCSICC establishes the Best Student Paper Award and the Best Paper Award to promote the academics, encourage young scientists to participate in academic activities, further to improve the paper quality and expand conference influence. Accompanying the
The considered papers must satisfy: 1) The paper is accepted by the CCSICC; 2) For Best Student Paper Award, the first author of the candidate paper must be a student, and the candidate paper is presented by the first author at the conference; 3) For Best Paper Award, the candidate must be the first author of the paper and is not a student; 4) For Best Poster Paper Award, the papers written in English or Chinese are eligible.
The paper should possess important topic, clear contention, correct and scientific argument, clarity of written paper, and explicit intellectual property. Under these premises, the best paper must conform to one of the following conditions: 1) The paper possesses a distinct idea or innovation recognized by the peers; 2) The paper precisely discusses the technological achievements in engineering with innovative content. It proposes new concepts, designs, technologies, and solutions, which cover the concerned issues and difficult problems in the field of swarm intelligence and cooperative control. The paper has a strong value to be referred and promoted; 3) The survey paper should include abundant contents and distinct understanding. It should possess potential impact and special value for the development of a specific field; 4) For Best Poster Paper Award, the authors of the candidates should make a well-illustrated poster and present the poster at CCSICC with oral interpretation in English.
1) The preliminary review committee of the best paper award is established. The chairman is appointed by the chairman of the procedure committee, with a secretary being allocated. Then the appointed chairman nominates committee members, who are valid with the approval of not less than two-thirds members of the procedure committee; 2) For Best Student Paper Award, no more than 6 papers are selected as candidates (The number of Chinese paper and English paper does not exceed 3, respectively.). For Best Paper Award and Best Poster Paper Award, no more than 12 papers are selected as candidates, respectively (The number of Chinese paper and English paper does not exceed 6, respectively.). All the candidates should be excellent scored by at least two reviewers. Note that papers not presented at the CCSICC will be disqualified from the award competition;
3) The final review committee of the best paper award is established. The chairman is appointed by well-recognized experts in related fields, with a secretary being allocated. The committee takes full responsibility of the defense. If a committee member is the co-author of the paper applying for the best paper award, then he or she must avoid the evaluation process; 4) For Best Poster Paper Award, the evaluating criteria consist of both the academic level and quality of exhibition of the candidates;
5) For Best Student Paper Award, no more than 2 paper is awarded at each CCSICC (The number of Chinese paper and English paper does not exceed 1, respectively.). For Best Paper Award and Best Poster Paper Award, no more than 4 papers are awarded at each CCSICC, respectively (The number of Chinese paper and English paper does not exceed 2, respectively.).
The best papers elected by these regulations are awarded: 1) A certificate of "CCSICC Best Student Paper Award" or "CCSICC Best Paper Award" or " CCSICC Best Poster Paper Award". The certificate is signed by the chairman of the conference, and sealed by Technical Committee on Swarm Intelligence and Cooperative Control of CICC; 2) Money award.
1) If any objection of the elected best papers exists, please contact with the CCSICC procedure committee; 2) For candidates with academic misconduct, the qualification for finalist should be canceled. The certificate and money award should be withdrawn. Moreover, an official notification will be sent to the authors’ affiliation; 3) The CCSICC procedure committee holds the authority to establish and explain these regulations.