9th International World Wide Web Conference

WWW9 Awards

For WWW9, certificates were awarded for Best Paper, Best Presentation and Best Poster. The Program Committee wishes to thank IBM, O'Reilly & Associates and Foretec Seminars for the prizes they generously supplied to supplement the award certificates.

Best Paper

The Program Committee used votes by the paper reviewers to select the Best Paper. The award was presented to:

"Graph Stucture in the Web"

by Andrei Broder, Ravi Kumar, Farzin Maghoul, Prabhakar Raghavan, Sridhar Rajagopalan, Raymie Stata, Andrew Tomkins and Janet Wiener.

Prizes: WWW10 Passport courtesy of Foretec Seminars, Travel Bursary courtesy of IBM, book selection courtesy of O'Reilly and Associates


Best Presentation

The Best Presentation award was decided by a volunteer panel of delegates. The winner was:

Ronny Lempel, presenting

"The Stochastic Approach for Link-Structure Analysis (SALSA) and the 'TKC Effect' "
by Ronny Lempel and Shlomo Moran

Prizes: WWW10 Passport courtesy of Foretec Seminars, Travel Bursary courtesy of IBM, book selection courtesy of O'Reilly and Associates


Best Poster

The Best Poster award was decided by a ballot of the delegates during the Poster Reception. The winner was:

"WebMelody: Sonification of Web Servers"

by Maria Barra, Tania Cillo, Antonio De Santis, Umberto Ferraro Petrillo, Alberto Negro, Vittorio Scarano

Prizes: WWW10 Passport courtesy of Foretec Seminars, Travel Bursary courtesy of IBM, book selection courtesy of O'Reilly & Associates

Also commended was:

"CharToon Faces for the Web"

by Zsofi Ruttkay, Han Noot, Bhr de Ruiter, Paul ten Hagen


Participant Prizes

At the closing plenary session, ballot papers from the Best Presentation and Best Poster ballots were drawn by the Awards Chair, Simon Phipps, and the winners given Amsterdam memorabilia and books donated by Prentice-Hall, Inc.