Journal of Complexity Best Paper Award

In 1996 the Journal of Complexity instituted an annual Best Paper Award consisting of a prize of three thousand dollars ($3,000) and a plaque. Beginning with 2015 the prize is four thousand dollars ($4000) and a plaque.

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About the award

In 1996 the Journal of Complexity instituted an annual Best Paper Award to celebrate outstanding research. Each year a two person selection committee is chosen by the Editor-in-Chief and the senior Editors (Currently Erich Novak, Ian Sloan, Joseph Traub (EIC), and Henryk Wozniakowski).

A list of all the committees and the chosen papers and authors may be found on the Journal's homepage.



Application process

A selection committee, which changes annually, choses the best paper out of all of the papers published in a given year in the Journal of Complexity. Every author who has a paper published in the journal is a candidate for the award in a given year.

Read more about submitting a paper


Ceremony

A prize of four thousand dollars ($4,000) and a plaque is awarded to winning author/s. If a best paper has multiple authors, or more than one winning paper is chosen, the prize money is divided and each author receives a plaque.

Each year the names of the winners are published in the Journal. The award is presented at an appropriate conference/workshop in the field each year.