Heba Aly, Samet Ayhan, and Hanan Samet Sweep Runners-up Categories in SIGSPATIAL Best Paper Competition

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Researchers from the University of Maryland have swept the runners-up categories for the SIGSPATIAL best paper competition. The authors include Heba Aly, Samet Ayhan, and Professor Hanan Samet.

Aly’s paper, written with John Krumm (Microsoft Research), Gireeja Ranade (UC Berkeley), and Eric Horvitz (Microsoft Research) is entitled On the value of spatiotemporal information: principles and scenarios.

Ayhan’s paper was written with Samet as well as Pablo Costas (Boeing Europe) and is entitled ),“Prescriptive analytics system for long-range aircraft conflict detection and resolution.”

Both papers are published in Proceedings of the 26th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems.

Full information about the papers:


 Heba Aly (University of Maryland), John Krumm (Microsoft Research),
 Gireeja Ranade (UC Berkeley), and Eric Horvitz (Microsoft
 Research), "On the value of spatiotemporal information:
 principles and scenarios," Proceedings of the 26th ACM
 SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic 
 Information Systems, pp. 179-188, Seattle, WA, November 2018.



Samet Ayhan (University of Maryland), Pablo Costas (Boeing Europe), and
  H. Samet (University of Maryland), "Prescriptive analytics system for long-range
 aircraft conflict detection and resolution, Proceedings of the  26th ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in
 Geographic Information Systems, pp. 239-248, Seattle, WA,
  November 2018.


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