Eleventh International Workshop CIA 2007 on


Cooperative Information Agents

September 19 - 21, 2007

           Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands


In cooperation with ACM SIGWeb, ACM SIGArt, ACM SIGKDD, and ACM SIGCHI

The CIA 2007 workshop issues a best paper award and a system innovation award to acknowledge and honor highly innovative research and development, respectively, in the area of intelligent and cooperative information agents for the Internet and Web. Both awards will be given at the end of the workshop.(Past winners of the CIA workshop awards).

CIA 2007 Best Paper Award

Nominations: Only submissions to the CIA 2007 workshop are eligible for nomination and will be proposed and carefully evaluated by the program committee, the organisational board, and the sponsor of the award. The prize money is 300 euros.

CIA 2007 System Innovation Award

This award is sponsored by Whitestein Technologies with 500 euros.

Nominations: There are two ways of nomination for this award possible. First, regular paper submissions to the workshop can be nominated by the organisational board. Second, any system can be explicitly requested by anyone for being considered for nomination by submission of a request for nomination to the workshop co-chairs. This request should contain a brief (max. 4 pages, 10pt Times) description of the system, in terms of its

  • core functionalities,
  • main techniques used to implement them,
  • preliminary evaluation results (or publicly available reference to),
  • summary of the innovative system features in comparison to other existing systems.

After confidential voting by the PC, chairs, and sponsors of the award the top ranked nominees will be requested to demonstrate a running prototype of their system at the workshop to all participants for a final public voting.

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