ITI Student Paper Competition is held each year to honor outstanding papers in the field of information technology and statistics written by a student. Up to two awards may be given upon recommendation of the selection committee

Application Process

Eligibility, Procedures and Award

  1. Only student authors are eligible. Co-authorship with other students and/or faculty advisers is permitted, but the competing student author must be the first author and identified as the lead author. Communication is with the lead student author. The lead student authors of each paper must be registered at a college or university, either as an undergraduate or graduate student, and must have written the paper while so registered. Lead Student authors will be requested to provide verification in this regard (e.g. a valid ID card), which also entitles them to the discounted student rate.
  2. Student paper must be prepared according to the ITI guidelines for submitting papers. The topic of the paper must be related to the field of one of ITI topics. The paper will be reviewed in accordance with the ITI review procedures. Comments from the reviewers will be forwarded to the lead author, responsible for all required communication. If the paper is accepted, it will be placed into the Student Paper Competition Sessions at the Conference.
  3. The final paper must be written in accordance with ITI Instructions for Authors, and all reviewer comments must be resolved. The final paper will be published in the Conference Proceedings.
  4. The lead student author must present the paper during their designated Student Paper Competition Session at the Conference. The paper will be judged, along with others in the sessions, based on written technical content (70%) and on presentation effectiveness (30%). The Competition Judges will select one Outstanding Student Paper. A special certificate and a prize (to be announced) will be awarded to the Lead Student Author of the winning paper.