Best Paper Awards

A) Best Paper Awards in International Journals

  • IEEE Computational Intelligence Society, 2009 - Outstanding Paper Award for the paper:
    M. Mavroforakis, S. Theodoridis “A geometric approach to support vector machine (SVM) classification, IEEE Trans. on Neural Networks, Vol. 17(3), pp.671-683, 2006.
  • IEEE Signal Processing Magazine Best Paper Award, 2014 for the paper:
    S. Theodoridis, K. Slavakis, I. Yamada, “Adaptive learning in a world of projections: A unified framework for linear and nonlinear regression and classification tasks”, IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Vol. 28(1), pp. 97-123, 2011.


B) Best Paper Awards in International Conferences/Workshops and Conference Competitions

  • HiPEAC paper award για τον καθηγητή του τμήματος Δημήτρη Γκιζόπουλο και τους υποψήφιους διδάκτορες του Γ.Παπαδημητρίου και Α.Χατζηδημητρίου για την εργασία Adaptive Voltage/Frequency Scaling and Core Allocation for Balanced Energy and Performance on Multicore CPUs”, στο συνέδριο IEEE International Symposium on High-Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA 2019), Washington, DC, USA, February 2019.
  • Best Paper award 33rd International Conference on Logic Programming, 2017, for the paper: P. Rondogiannis and I. Symeonidou. "The Intricacies of 3-Valued Extensional Semantics for Higher-Order Logic Programs".
  • Best student paper award Adam Ji Dou, Vana Kalogeraki, Dimitrios Gunopulos, Taneli Mielikäinen, Ville H. Tuulos, Sean Foley, Curtis Yu: Data Clustering on a Network of Mobile Smartphones. SAINT 2011: 118-127. Best Student Paper Award.
  • Best Paper Award at the 25th IEEE International Power and Timing Modeling, Optimization and Simulations workshop, 2015 for the paper:
    “Efficient Parallelization of the Discrete Wavelet Transform Algorithm using Memory-oblivious Optimizations”, A.Keliris, V.Dimitsas, O.Kremmyda, D.Gizopoulos, M.Maniatakos.
  • Best paper Award at the 8th International Conference on Universal Access in Human-Computer Interaction (UAHCI), 2014, for the paper:

    D. Tsonos, G. Kouroupetroglou, D. Deligiorgi "Regression Modeling of Reader's Emotions Induced by Font Based Text Signals".

  • Best Student Paper Award at the 13th IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and BioEngineering, 2013, for the paper:
    S. Katsigiannis, E. Zacharia, D. Maroulis, “Enhancing the Performance of a Microarray Gridding Algorithm via GPU Computing Techniques”.
  • 10-Year Best Paper Award, at the 29th Int'l Conf. on Very Large Databases (VLDB), 2003, for the paper:

Y. Ioannidis, “Universality of Serial Histograms", Proc. 19th Int’l VLDB Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 1993, pp. 256-267, 1993.

  • Best paper Award at the International Symposium on Software Testing and Analysis (ISSTA), 2012, for the paper:

K. Li, C.  Reichenbach, C. Csallner and Y. Smaragdakis “Residual Investigation: Predictive and Precise Bug Detection”.

  • Best Student paper Award at the Real-Time Image and Video Processing Conference, SPIE, 2012, for the paper:

S. Katsigiannis, G. Papaioannou, D. Maroulis, “A contourlet transform based algorithm for real-time video encoding”.

  • Best Student Paper Award at the Hellenic Conference on Artificial Intelligence 2012 for the paper:

V. Anastassiou, P. Diamantopoulos, S. Vassos and M. Koubarakis. "iThink: A Library for Classical Planning in Video-games".

  • Best Paper Award, at the 3rd International Conference on Advances in  Satellite and Space (ICASS), 2011, for the paper:

P. Thompson, B. Evans, L. Castenet, M. Bousquet, P. T. Mathiopoulos, “Concepts and technologies for a Terrabit/s Satellite”.

  • Distinguished Paper Award at ACM International Symposium on Symbolic & Algebraic Computation, 2010, for  the paper:

I.Z. Emiris, B. Mourrain, and  E.P.Tsigaridas  “The DMM bound: multivariate (aggregate) separation bounds.”

  • Best Scientific Paper Award at 20th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, ICPR, 2010, for the paper:

P. Bouboulis, S. Theodoridis, K. Slavakis “Edge preserving image denoising in Reproducing Kernel Hilbert Spaces”.

  • Best Student Paper Award at the  2nd Intl. Workshop on Cognitive Information Processing,  CIP, 2010, for the paper:

S. Chouvardas, K. Slavakis, S. Theodoridis “A novel adaptive algorithm for diffusion networks using projections on hyperslabs”.

  • Best Paper Award at the 3rd International Symposium on Communications, Control and Signal Processing (ISCCSP), 2008, for the paper:

Z. Papadimitriou, P. T. Mathiopoulos, N. C. Sagias and L. Merakos, “On the Weibull distribution with arbitrary correlation”.

  • Best Paper Award at the Intl. Workshop on Multimedia Metadata Applications (M3A), 2007, for the paper:

T. Perperis, S. Tsekeridou, S. Theodoridis, “An Ontological Approach to Semantic Video Analysis for Violence Identification”.

  • Best Paper Award at the IEEE Workshop on Multimedia and Signal Processing, 2007, for the paper:

T. Giannakopoulos, A. Pikrakis, S. Theodoridis, “A multiclass audio classification method with respect to violent content in movies using Baeysian networks”.

  • Best Student Paper Award at the European Conference on Signal Processing (EUSIPCO), 2005, for the paper:

M. Mavroforakis, S. Theodoridis “Support Vector Machine classification through geometry”.

  • Best Paper Award at the 38th Hawaii International Conference on  System Sciences, HICSS-38, 2005, for the paper:

K. Oikonomou, I. Stavrakakis, “Power Efficiency Analysis for  Topology-Unaware TDMA MAC Policies in Ad-Hoc Networks”.

  • A. Eleftheriadis, D. Hong, Winners of the ACM Multimedia Open Source Software Competition (for the Flavor language), 2004, in ACM Multimedia 2004 Conference.


  • Best Paper Award at the 19th ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (SOSP), 2003, for the paper:

P. Maniatis, M. Roussopoulos, T.J. Giuli, D. S. H. Rosenthal, M. Baker, and Y.  Muliadi, “Preserving Peer Replicas By Rate-Limited Sampled Voting”.
The paper also ranked second at the ACM Research Competition Grand Finals of 2003.

  • Distinguished Paper Award at the Annual ACM International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation, 2002, for the paper:

A. Dickenstein, I.Z. Emiris  “Multihomogeneous resultant matrices”.

  • Best Student Paper Award at the 2nd International Workshop on Quality of Future Internet Services (QofIS’2001), 2001, for the paper:

N. Laoutaris, G. Boukeas, I. Stavrakakis, “Design of Optimal Playout Schedulers for Packet Video Receivers”.

  • Best Paper Award at the 9th European Conference on Information Systems, ECIS, 2001, for the paper:

D. S. Stamoulis, D. Gouscos, P. Georgiadis, D. Martakos “Re-Orienting Information Systems for Customer-Centric Service: The Case of the Greek Ministry of Finance - Case Study”.

  • Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Information Society in the 21st Century, IS, 2000, for the paper:

J. Veijalainen, A. Tsalgatidou “Electronic Commerce Transactions in a Mobile Computing Environment”.

  • Best Student Paper Award at the Fifth International Workshop on Mobile Multimedia Communication, 1998, for the paper:

C. Santivanez, I. Stavrakakis, “Achievable Dropping Rates under Variable  Frame TDMA Schemes in the presence of Deadlines Overhead”.