Best Short Paper Award in the 15th International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL2016)
Mr LI Chen Richard, a CS PhD student, together with his supervisor Prof Horace IP and other authors, received the Best Short Paper Award in the 15th International Conference on Web-based Learning (ICWL2016) held in Rome, Italy on 26-29 October 2016. Among the authors there are academic staff from the Department of Chinese and History, and alumni from the School of Creative Media. The achievement demonstrates synergy and multidisciplinarity through fruitful inter-departmental collaboration.
The co-authored paper titled "Delivering Immersive Learning Experience for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)" featuring the theme of "Virtual Hong Kong: New World, Old Traditions" presents the design, production and delivery techniques for smart phone enabled Virtual Reality (VR) educational content that provides impactful immersive learning experience to MOOC learners.
Best Student Paper Award in the 10th International Conference on Network and System Security (NSS 2016)
Ms Wenjuan LI, a CS PhD student, together with her supervisor Dr L F KWOK, Prof Horace IP and Dr Weizhi MENG, a CS PhD graduate, received the Best Student Paper Award for their co-authored paper titled "PMFA: Toward Passive Message Fingerprint Attacks on Challenge-based Collaborative Intrusion Detection Networks" in the 10th International Conference on Network and System Security (NSS 2016) held in Taipei, Taiwan on 28-30 September 2016.
NSS provides a leading edge forum to foster interaction between researchers and developers with the network and system security communities, and to give attendees an opportunity to interact with experts in academia, industry, and governments.
Best Paper Award in the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Software Quality, Reliability and Security (QRS 2016)
Mr Chung-Man Tang, a CS PhD student, together with his supervisors Dr Y.T. Yu and Dr W.K. Chan as well as another CS faculty member Dr Jacky Keung, received the Best Paper Award for their co-authored paper titled "DFL: Dual-service Fault Localization" in the 2016 IEEE International Conference on Software Quality, Reliability and Security (QRS 2016) held in Vienna, Austria on 1-3 August, 2016.
QRS 2016 is sponsored by the IEEE Reliability Society as one of the main international conferences for engineers and scientists to present their ongoing work, relate their research outcomes and experiences, and discuss the best and most efficient techniques for the development of reliable, secure, and trustworthy systems. The best papers of QRS 2016 are invited to be extended to IEEE Transactions on Reliability special section on QRS 2016.
Best Paper Award in the 25th International Conference on Computer Communication and Networks (ICCCN) 2016
Mr Wen QI and Miss Hermine HOVHANNISYAN, CS PhD students, together with their supervisor Dr Jianping WANG, received the Best Paper Award for their co-authored paper titled 'A Generic Mitigation Framework against Cross-VM Covert Channels' in the 25th International Conference on Computer Communication and Networks (ICCCN) 2016, held in Hawaii, USA in August 2016.
ICCCN is one of the leading international conferences for presenting novel ideas and fundamental advances in the fields of computer communications and networks.