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Please ask your students to consider submitting to the Student Research
Competition at Hypertext 2012 conference, deadline is February 21.
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
Current ACM student membershipCurrent "student" status as of February 1, 2012, either graduate or
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.
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.
Any queries regarding the Hypertext 2012 SRC should be sent to
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