TST Best Paper Award

Winning material: Optimizing Flow Thinning Protection in Multicommodity Networks with Variable Link Capacity”, Operations Research , Vol. 64, No. 2, 2016 , pp. 273 279

Purpose of the Award

The INFORMS Technical Section on Telecommunications and Network Analytics Best Paper Award will be given to an outstanding paper applying OR techniques in the context of telecommunications. The paper must have been published in a refereed journal and written in English.  The paper must present innovative OR approaches to complex problems in all topics related to the field of telecommunications including, but not being limited to: telecommunications modeling, policy, and technology, network economics, network design, algorithms, and optimization, sensor networks, wireless and broadband networks, vehicle and mobile computing, semantic networks, network survivability and reliability, information security and privacy, quality of service, internet and multimedia, data mining applications in telecommunications networks. The best paper award will be judged at the biennial Telecommunications and Network Analytics Conference and presented during the annual business meeting.

TST Best Paper Award Application Process

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Past Awardees

2016 Winner(s)
Si Chen Ivana Ljubić S. Raghavan, University of Maryland, Robert H Smith School of Business