[ecoop-info] Call for Student Research Competition at Modularity 2016

José María Conejero chemacm at unex.es
Wed Nov 18 19:28:38 CET 2015

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Call for Student Research Competition at Modularity 2016

# Quick Facts and Important Dates
Submission: 2016-01-19 (anywhere on earth)
Notification: 2016-02-09
Camera-ready copy: 2016-02-19 (anywhere on earth)

# About the Modularity 2016 Student Research Competition
Modularity 2016 will host an [ACM Student Research Competition (SRC)](
http://src.acm.org/) The ACM competition — sponsored by Microsoft Research
— recognizes and rewards outstanding student research. It wants to enable
students to meet with experienced researchers of their field and share
their research. The SRC is also intended as an opportunity for students to
improve their presentation and communication skills. Students can receive
feedback from distinguished judges from industry and academia.

# Prizes
The top three winners in each category (undergraduate and graduate) will be
recognized during the conference banquet and will receive prizes of US
$500, US $300, and US $200, respectively. The winners of the Modularity
2016 SRC are invited to compete with winners from other conferences in the
ACM Student Research Competition Grand Finals.

Accepted research abstracts will be published in the Modularity 2016

# Participation
The competition requires the submission of abstracts. There are separate
categories for undergraduate and graduate research. Undergraduate research
may be to the undergraduate category even if the student is a first-year
graduate student at the time of the conference.

# Research Abstract
Submit a research abstract of up to 800 words within the topic area of
Modularity 2016 describing the research problem, motivation, background,
related work, approach and uniqueness, results, and the contributions. It
must be original work that is neither in submission nor already published
at this or another conference or journal. Do not list supervisors of the
work as co-authors, submit a single-authored work only. Please submit a
**plain text** abstract to the submission system at [EasyChair

The abstracts are reviewed by a panel of experts, and are evaluated based
on the quality of work, novelty of the approach, significance of the
contributions and the clarity of writing. Note that submissions will be
simultaneously considered as poster submissions. Students who are not
selected to participate in the SRC will be considered for the poster event.

# First Round: Present a Poster
For each accepted abstract, the author is invited to present a poster.
Judges will review the posters and speak to participants about their
research. They will evaluate the research (quality, novelty, and
significance) and the presentation of their research (poster, discussion)
and select students to advance to the second round of the competition.

# Second Round — Give a Presentation
Selected students from the first round will give a short presentation of
their research with questions and answers before a panel of judges who
evaluate the presenter’s knowledge of their research area, contribution of
the research, and the quality of the oral and visual presentation. Three
winners will be chosen in each category, undergraduate and graduate, and
receive prizes.

# Requirements
Participants must be undergraduate or graduate students pursuing an
academic degree at the time of initial submission. To receive the travel
stipend support funding, participants must be student members of the ACM,
and must provide their ACM member number. Do not list supervisors of the
work as co-authors, submit a single-authored work only.

# Student Support
Students selected for the SRC posters session are entitled to a travel
expense stipend, up to a maximum of US $500, given they are ACM members at
that time.

# Contact
For all further questions feel free to contact the Student Event Co-Chairs:

Tobias Pape and Henrique Rebêlo
src at modularity.info

For more information about the ACM SRC, please visit the [FAQ](

The ACM Student Research Competition is sponsored by Microsoft Research.

José María Conejero Manzano
Quercus Software Engineering Group.
Assistant Professor, Universidad de Extremadura
Escuela Politécnica, Avda. de la Universidad, s/n. 10071 - Cáceres (Spain)
(  +34 927 257 100 (ext. 57563)
7 +34 927 257 202
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