Best Paper Awards

Yr.AwardAuthors / Papers
2022FPLSahand Kashani, Mahyar Emami, James R. Larus. “Bitfiltrator: A General Approach for Reverse-Engineering Xilinx Bitstream Formats”. Michael Servit Best Paper Award (FPL’22)
2022ACM SIGGRAPHYael Vinker, Ehsan Pajouheshgar, Jessica Y. Bo, Roman Christian Bachmann, Amit Bermano, Daniel Cohen-Or, Amir Zamir, Ariel Shamir. “CLIPasso: Semantically Aware Object Sketching”. Best Technical Paper award (ACM SIGGRAPH 2022) [news]
2022ACM SIGGRAPHYingying Ren, Uday Kusupati, Julian Panetta, Florin Isvoranu, Davide Pellis,Tian Chen, Mark Pauly. “Umbrella Meshes: Volumetric Elastic Mechanisms for Freeform Shape Deployment”. Honorable mention (ACM SIGGRAPH 2022)
2022FSESubhadeep Banik, Khashayar Barooti, F. Betül Durak, Serge Vaudenay. “Cryptanalysis of LowMC instances using single plaintext/ciphertext pair”. Best Paper Award (FSE’22) [PDF]
2022ACM SIGMODIoannis Alagiannis, Renata Borovica-Gajic, Miguel Branco, Stratos Idreos, Anastasia Ailamaki. “NoDB: efficient query execution on raw data files”. Test of Time Award (ACM SIGMOD 2022) [PDF] [news]
2021NeurIPSMathieu Even, Raphaël Berthier, Francis Bach, Nicolas Flammarion, Pierre Gaillard, Hadrien Hendrikx, Laurent Massoulié, and Adrien Taylor. “Continuized Accelerations of Deterministic and Stochastic Gradient Descents, and of Gossip Algorithms”. Outstanding Paper Award (NeurIPS 2021) [PDF]
2021FPLStefan Nikolić and Paolo Ienne. “Turning PathFinder Upside-Down: Exploring FPGA Switch-Blocks by Negotiating Switch Presence”. “Michal Servit” Best Paper Award (FPL’21) [PDF]
2021ICWSMKiran Garimella, Tim Smith, Rebecca Weiss, and Robert West. “Political Polarization in Online News Consumption” Best Paper Award (ICWSM 2021) [PDF]
2021ICDCSAntoine Desjardins, Rachid Guerraoui, Vincent Gramoli, Igor Zablotchi, and Karolos Antoniadis. “Leaderless consensus” (ICDCS 2021) [PDF]
2021IEE MDMKarl Aberer, Mandred Hauswirth, Ali Salehi.
“Infrastructure for data processing in large-scale interconnected sensor networks”. Test of Time Award (IEEE MDM 2007) [PDF]. 
2020ACM CCSHenry Corrigan-Gibbs, Bryan Ford. “Dissent: accountable anonymous group messaging”. Test of Time Award (CCS 2010) [PDF].
2020MiddlewareGeorgios Damaskinos, Rachid Guerraoui, Anne-Marie Kermarrec, Vlad Nitu, Rhicheek Patra, Francois Taiani. “FLeet: Online Federated Learning via Staleness Awareness and Performance Prediction”. ACM/IFP Middleware 2020 [PDF].
2020ANRPGeorgia Fragkouli, Katerina Argyraki, and Bryan Ford. “MorphIT: Morphing Packet Reports for Internet Transparency”. Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies 2019 [PDF].
2019ICWSMRamtin Yazdanian, Leila Zia, Jonathan Morgan, Bahodir Mansurov, and Robert West. “Eliciting New Wikipedia Users’ Interests via Automatically Mined Questionnaires: For a Warm Welcome, Not a Cold Start”. Outstanding Paper Award (ICWSM 2019) [PDF]
2019Caspar Bowden PETHamza Harkous, Kassem Fawaz, Rémi Lebret, Florian Schaub, Kang G. Shin, and Karl Aberer. “Polisis: Automated Analysis and Presentation of Privacy Policies Using Deep Learning”. USENIX Security Symposium 2018 [PDF]
2020FPGALana Josipović, Shabnam Sheikhha, Andrea Guerrieri, Paolo Ienne, and Jordi Cortadella. “Buffer Placement and Sizing for High-Performance Dataflow Circuits”. 28th ACM/SIGDA International Symposium on Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA) 2020 [PDF].
2020FPLStefan Nikolić, Grace Zgheib, and Paolo Ienne. “Timing-Driven Placement for FPGA Architectures with Dedicated Routing Paths”. 30th International Conference on Field-Programmable Logic and Applications (FPL) 2020 [PDF].
2019IBM QFrédéric Gessler, Chun Lam Chan, and Nicolas Macris, with their co-authors from the Institute of Physics. “Bell Diagonal and Werner state generation: entanglement, non-locality, steering and discord on the IBM quantum computer”. 2nd Prize Winner. IBM Quantum Awards 2019 [PDF].