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Best Paper Awards to SCS

received by three of their PhD students

Published Aug 21, 2019

Congratulations to the three PhD students at the division of Software and Computer Systems recently received three best paper awards: Negar Safinianaini, Theo Vasiloudis and Mahmoud Ismail

Negar Safinianaini received the Mario Stefanelli award for the best student paper at the 17th Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Medicine ( AIME 2019 ) for the paper – N. Safinianaini, H. Boström, V. Kaldo:
​​​​​​​Gated Hidden Markov Models for Early Prediction of Outcome of Internet-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy ​​​​​​​ 

Theo Vasiloudis received the best short paper award at the 42nd International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval ( SIGIR 2019 ​​​​​​​) for the paper T. Vasiloudis, H. Cho, H. Boström: Block-distributed Gradient Boosted Trees ​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​​​​​​Mahmoud Ismail received the best student paper award at the IEEE BigData Congress 2019 ​​​​​​​ for the paper M. Ismail, A. Bonds, S. Niazi, S. Haridi, J. Dowling: Scalable Block Reporting for HopsFS.