Best Paper Award

The candidates for the Best Paper Award were chosen by the TPC Chairs on the basis of the reviews.

The four nominated papers are listed in the alphabetical order (due to the first author name):

Iyad Katib, Deep Medhi (University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA)
A Network Protection Design Model and A Study for Three-Layer Networks
Tachun Lin (University of Oklahoma, USA); Zhili Zhou (IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, USA); Krishnaiyan Thulasiraman (University of Oklahoma, USA)
Logical Topology Survivability in IP-over-WDM Networks: Survivable Lightpath Routing for Maximum Logical Topology Capacity and Minimum Spare Capacity Requirements
Victor Yu Liu (Huawei Technologies, USA); David Tipper (University of Pittsburgh, USA)
Spare Capacity Allocation using Shared Backup Path Protection for Dual Link Failures
Gabor Retvari, Levente Csikor, Janos Tapolcai (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary); Gabor Enyedi, Andras Csaszar (Ericsson Research, Hungary)
Optimizing IGP Link Costs for Improving IP-level Resilience

Congratulations!

The winner was decided during the conference on the basis of the technical merit and the presentaion quality. The selection was done by the conference Chairs, Steering Board members present at the conference (without conflict of interest) and relevant Session Chairs.

The winner is:

Gabor Retvari, Levente Csikor, Janos Tapolcai (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary); Gabor Enyedi, Andras Csaszar (Ericsson Research, Hungary)
Optimizing IGP Link Costs for Improving IP-level Resilience