2017 SSTD BEST PAPER AWARD WINNERS

SSTD is pleased to announce the winners of the best paper awards from the set of papers submitted to the SSTD 2017 conference.

Best Paper Award

Towards Spatially- and Category-wise Diverse k-Nearest Neighbors Queries
Camila Costa (University of Alberta), Mario Nascimento (University of Alberta)

Best Demo Paper Award

Visualization of Range-Constrained Optimal Density Clustering of Trajectories
Muhammed Mas-Ud Hussain (Northwestern University), Goce Trajcevski (Northwestern University), Kazi Ashik Islam (Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology), Mohammed Eunus Ali (Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology)

Best Vision Paper Awards

Winner

A Unified Framework to Predict Movement
Olga Gkountouna (George Mason University), Dieter Pfoser (George Mason University), Carola Wenk (Tulane University), Andreas Z├╝fle (George Mason University)

First runner-up

Towards a Unified Spatial Crowdsourcing Platform
Christopher Jonathan (University of Minnesota), Mohamed Mokbel (University of Minnesota)

Second runner-up

On Designing a GeoViz-Aware Database System – Challenges and Opportunities
Mohamed Sarwat (Arizona State University), Arnab Nandi (Ohio State University)