ACM Kolkata Chapter - ICACNI 2016 Best Paper Award:

The conference has identified 01 best article for each technical track and special session, which has been awarded with ACM Kolkata Chapter - ICACNI 2016 Best Paper Award.
The articles receiving this award have been announced in the closing session of the conference.

Each of the awards in this category has received a gift kit in the valedictory session.
First author of each best paper will get 50% discount in registration fee of the 5th ICACNI for one article, subject to their submission and selection by review process of 5th ICACNI.

The articles which won this award are:

ACM Kolkata Chapter - ICACNI 2016 Best Paper Award in Advanced Computing:

283 Design of Cerebrovascular Phantoms Using Fuzzy Distance Transform Based Geodesic Paths
Indranil Guha, Nirmal Das, Pranati Rakshit, Mita Nasipuri, Punam Saha, and Subhadip Basu

ACM Kolkata Chapter - ICACNI 2016 Best Paper Award in Networking track:

064 A Quality-centric Scheme for Web Service Ranking using Fuzzified QoS Parameters
Mandar Shaha and Sowmya Kamath S

ACM Kolkata Chapter - ICACNI 2016 Best Paper Award in Informatics track:

460 Review Spam Detection Using Semi-supervised Technique
Rohit Narayan, Jitendra Kumar Rout, and Sanjay Kumar Jena

ACM Kolkata Chapter - ICACNI 2016 Best Paper Award in Special Session on Biometrics Security Artifacts for Identity Management:

290 Probability Induced Distance Based Gesture Matching for Healthcare Using Microsoft’s Kinect Sensor
Monalisa Pal, Sriparna Saha, and Amit Konar


IEEE ComSoc Kolkata Chapter - ICACNI 2016 Student Paper Award :

The conference jointly with IEEE ComSoc Kolkata Chapter has identified 01 student paper which will be awarded with IEEE ComSoc Kolkata Chapter - ICACNI 2016 Student Paper Award.

The article receiving this award has been announced in the closing session of the conference. The award has been given away by Guest of Honor for the valedictory session, IEEE ComSoc Chairperson of Kolkata Chapter, Prof. Iti Saha Misra.

The following awardee received a gift kit in the valedictory session of the conference.

233 Irregular Shaped Event Boundary Estimation in Wireless Sensor Networks
Srabani Kundu, Nabanita Das, Sasanka Roy, and Dibakar Saha


INNS - India ICACNI 2016 Student Travel Award :

The conference, jointly with International Neural Network Society - India Regional Chapter, has identified 02 student papers which are awarded with INNS - India ICACNI 2016 Student Travel Award.

The articles receiving this award were announced in the closing session of the conference.

This award funded the first author of this article (who is a student) the to and fro 2A train travel cost for attending the conference upon production of tickets. Lowest distance between the institute of the awardee and venue of conference is considered. The student has to give declaration that he/she will not reimburse the travel cost from any other funding agency.

180 eCloud: An Efficient Transmission Policy for Mobile Cloud Computing in Emergency Areas
Bibudhendu Pati, Joy Lal Sarkar, Chhabi Rani Panigrahi, and Shibendu Debbarma

316 CMS: Checkpoint-based Multi-versioning System for Software Transactional Memory
Ammlan Ghosh, Rituparna Chaki, and Nabendu Chaki


ICACNI 2016 Distinguished Women Researcher Award :

The conference has identified 01 paper authored by a woman, and awarded with ICACNI 2016 Distinguished Women Researcher Award.
The researcher receiving this award has been announced in the closing session of the conference.

The awardee received a gift kit in the valedictory session of the conference. This award refunded the author her regular registration fee (INR 6000) of the article which she has already paid.

371 A Novel Image Steganography Methodology Based on Adaptive PMS Technique
Srilekha Mukherjee and Goutam Sanyal


IEEE ComSoc Kolkata Chapter Contest
for Best Communication Related Article at ICACNI 2016:

IEEE ComSoc Kolkata Chapter convened a Paper Contest related to Communication Engineering in the conference to identify 01 best paper to be awarded with a certificate from IEEE ComSoc Kolkata Chapter and a token of INR 2500.00 and a gift kit form the conference organizers. The following article received the award:
284 Intelligent Building Control Solution Using Wireless Sensor - Actuator Networking Framework
Anindita Mondal, Sagar Bose, and Iti Saha Misra

The second best article found through this paper contest was awarded with a certificate from IEEE ComSoc Kolkata Chapter and a token of INR 1500.00.The following article received the award:

305 FPGA Based Equalizer Design using a Novel Adaptive Reward-Punishment VSSLMS Algorithm for Rayleigh Fading Channel
Sudipta Bose and Iti Saha Misra

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