CISG
AAG Cyberinfrastructure Specialty Group (CISG)

Awards

STUDENT PAPER MERIT COMPETITION: AAG Cyberinfrastructure Specialty Group

DESCRIPTION OF AWARD:

The Cyberinfrastructure Specialty Group (CISG) is pleased to announce their student paper award competition at the AAG Annual Meetings. Students pursuing M.S. or Ph.D. degrees are eligible and paper topics may cover any aspect of cyberinfrastructure research, including but not limited to: the semantic web (including ontologies), grid computing, middleware, parallel and distributed GIS, high-performance computing, distributed spatial analysis, collaborative knowledge sharing and decision-making, sensor networks, virtual organizations, and more. The student must be the sole or first author of the paper and deliver an oral presentation in the CISG student paper competition session. The student must also submit a 1500-word extended abstract of the project that follows the attached guidelines. The students selected for an award must be a member of the AAG and of the CISG and must not have graduated at the time the presentation is made.

The student must must first register individually for the AAG annual meeting and submit a 250-word AAG paper abstract. Please follow the instructions at http://www.aag.org/annualmeetings/2010/registration.htm . Upon registration you will be given a participant identification number (PIN).