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About ComSoc

Prize
$1,000 to be split equally among co-authors of the awarded paper. Each author and co-author will
receive a Plaque. At most one paper may be selected annually. 

Description
To honor the author(s) of an outstanding technical paper in the areas of interest and scope of the IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc).

Eligibility
Author(s) of an impactful technical manuscript in the areas of interest of the Society, which has been published (i.e., assigned to an issue) in the previous 3 calendar years in Transactions or Journals solely/primarily owned/managed by ComSoc where no dedicated award exists at the time of publication of the paper. There are no restrictions for the Authors to be IEEE/ComSoc Members. Previous recipients of this award are eligible, for a different paper. The list of journals and Transactions is provided before the end of each calendar year on the webpage of the Society.

Basis for Judging
Originality, overall impact, and clarity of presentation.

Presentation
Annually, preferably at ICC or GLOBECOM (as soon as possible after recommendation), or at a ComSoc Conference with very high visibility and attendance.

Deadline
Nominations due 15 February unless otherwise noted.