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The IEEE Communications Society William R. Bennett Prize

Given annually to the best original paper published in any journal financially sponsored or co-sponsored by the Communications Society in the previous 3 calendar years

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Prize
Plaque and honorarium up to $500 for each author (total awards not to exceed $1000).

Eligibility
Publication of original paper, in the category of Communications Networking, published in any journal financially sponsored or co-sponsored by the Communications Society in the previous 3 calendar years; author need not be an IEEE member.

Basis for Judging
Quality, originality, utility, timeliness, clarity of presentation.

Nominee Solicitation
Nominations solicited by Transactions Editor-in-Chief from the Editorial Board, guest Editors, and readership (through published notice).

Selection Process
Nominations screened and reduced to a short list by a committee of the Editorial Board and submitted to the Communications Society Awards Committee for final selection.

Presentation
Annually (as soon as possible after recommendation). Note: award may not be given if a paper of high quality is not uncovered.

(first presented in 1975)

 


 

AWARDEES

2014 Minghong Lin
Adam Wierman
Lachlan L. H. Andrew
Eno Thereska
“Dynamic Right-Sizing for Power-Proportional Data Centers,” IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 21, No. 5, October 2013, pp. 1378-1391.
     
2013 Injong Rhee
Minsu Shin
Seongik Hong
Kyunghan Lee
Seong Joon Kim
Song Chong
"On the Levy-Walk Nature of Human Mobility," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 19, No. 3, June 2011, pp. 630-643.
     
2012 Alberto Rabbachin
Tony Q.S. Quek
Hyundong Shin
Moe Z. Win
"Cognitive Network Interference," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 29, No. 2, February 2011, pp. 480-493.
     
2011 Murali Kodialam
T. V. Lakshman
James B. Orlin
Sudipta Sengupta
"Oblivious Routing of Highly Variable Traffic in Service Overlays and IP Backbones," IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 17, No. 2, pp. 459-472, April 2009
     
2010 No Award  
     
2009 Sachin Katti
Hariharan Rahul
Wenjun Hu
Dina Katabi
Muriel Medard
Jon Crowcroft
"XORs in the Air: Practical Wireless Network Coding", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 497–510, June 2008
     
2008 Božidar Radunović
Jean-Yves Le Boudec
"A Unified Framework for Max-Min and Min-Max Fairness With Applications", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 15, No. 5, pp. 1073 – 1083, October 2007
     
2007

David Applegate
Edith Cohen

"Making Routing Robust to Changing Traffic Demands: Algorithms and Evaluation", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 1193-1206, December 2006
     
2006 João Luís Sobrinho

"An Algebraic Theory of Dynamic Network Routing", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 13, No. 5, pp. 1160 – 1173, October 2005

     
2005

Neil Spring
Ratul Mahajan
David Wetherall
Thomas Anderson

"Measuring ISP Topologies With Rocketfuel", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 2-16, February 2004
     
2004

Ion Stoica
Robert Morris
David Liben-Nowell
David R. Karger
M. Frans Kaashoek
Frank Dabek
Hari Balakrishnan

"Chord: A Scalable Peer-to-Peer Lookup Protocol for Internet Applications", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 11, No. 1, pp. 17-32, February 2003
     
2003

Wu-chang Feng
Kang G. Shin
Dilip D. Kandlur
Debanjan Saha

"The BLUE Active Queue Management Algorithms", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 10, No. 4, pp. 513-528, August 2002
     
2002 Sally Floyd
Vern Paxson
"Difficulties in Simulating the Internet", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 9, No. 4, pp. 392-403, August 2001
     
2001 Chung Kei Wong
Mohamed G. Gouda
Simon S. Lam
“Secure Group Communications Using Key Graphs”, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 16 – 30, February 2000
     
2000 Sally Floyd
Kevin Fall
"Promoting the Use of End-to-End Congestion Control in the Internet", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 7. No. 4, August 1999, pp. 458-472
     
1999 Jorg Nonnenmacher
Ernst W. Biersack
Don Towsley
"Parity-Based Loss Recovery for Reliable Multicast Transmission", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol 6, No 4, Aug 1998, pp. 349-361
     
1998 Vern Paxson "End-to-end Routing Behavior in the Internet", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, October 1997
     
1997 S. H. Low
N.F. Maxemchuk
S. Paul
"Anonymous Credit Cards and Their Collusion Analysis", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, December 1996, Volume 4, Number 6, pp. 809-816
     
1996 R. Ramaswami
K. Silvarajan
"Routing and wavelength assignment in all-optical networks", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Oct, 1995
     
1995 Will E. Leland
Murad S. Taqqu
Walter Willinger
Dan V. Wilson
"On the Self-Similar Nature of Ethernet Traffic", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol. 2, No. 1, February 1994
     
1994 Abhay K. Parekh
Robert G. Gallager
"A Generalized Processor Sharing Approach to Flow Control in Integrated Services Networks: The Single Node Case", IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking, Vol 1, No. 3, June 1993