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Please ask your students to consider submitting to the Student Research Competition at Hypertext 2012 conference, deadline is February 21.




Alvin Chin
Publicity Chair
Hypertext 2012 Conference

Student Research Competition
        Hypertext 2012 will be participating in the ACM Student Research
        Competition sponsored by Microsoft Research. The SRC, which is held at
        selected ACM conferences, will provide an opportunity for graduate and
        undergraduate students attending Hypertext 2012 to receive a $500 travel
        grant from Microsoft Research to present their research at Hypertext
        2012. All invited students will compete in a conference competition for
        the best presentations, with the winners eligible for a spot in the SRC
        Grand Finals. The SRC is a valuable opportunity for students to
        participate in Hypertext 2012 and to receive recognition from ACM for
        the quality of their research.
        The Hypertext 2012 SRC consists of two rounds: a poster session and a
        presentation session. A panel of judges will select a number of
        finalists from the poster session, who will be invited to the
        presentation session. Winners are selected from the presentation session.
        The top three undergraduate and graduate winners will receive prizes
        of $500, $300, and $200, respectively.
        The Hypertext 2012 SRC winners will be invited to participate in the SRC
        Grand Finals, an online round of competitions among the winners of
        individual conference-hosted SRCs. The winners of the Grand Finals are
        invited to the ACM awards banquet together with their advisors, for an
        all-expenses-paid trip.
    Eligibility Requirements
    Current ACM student membershipCurrent "student" status as of February 1, 2012, either graduate or
    Submission Details
    Students who wish to participate must submit the following information:
    An abstract of up to 800 words explaining the content of the poster.Presenter's email address, phone number and surface mail address.Indicate whether you are an undergraduate or graduate student.Name of department and school.Name of academic advisor.The abstract must describe the student's individual research and must
            be first-authored by the student.
        If the work is collaborative with others and/or part of a larger group
        project, the abstract should make clear what the student's role was and
        should focus on that portion of the work.
        Submissions of short or full technical papers are not eligible for
        consideration of the SRC. A submission to the Student Research
        Competition should describe recently completed or ongoing student
        research in any of the topic areas covered by HT2012.
    Important Dates
    February 21, 2012 Deadline for submissionMarch 21, 2012 Notification of acceptance
        All submissions should be formatted according to the official ACM SIG
        proceedings template and submitted via
        Up to ten undergraduate and twenty graduate abstracts will be selected
        for competition at the conference.
    Further Information
        Any queries regarding the Hypertext 2012 SRC should be sent to
        Denis Helic.
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