The Applied Probability Society of INFORMS invites nominations for its 2013 Best Publication Award. The Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to Applied Probability, consists of a plaque and $1000. It will be presented at the INFORMS Annual Meeting, Minneapolis (6-9 October 2013). Nominations are being solicited until 1 August 2013.
To be eligible for the Award, the contribution (a book, paper, or set of papers) must meet the following criteria:
- the contribution must be in Applied Probability;
- it must have been published (in the case of a set, at least one member of the set) in the open literature during the interval 1 January 2010 – 30 April 2013;
- it must be written in English, or have an accurate English translation available.
The contribution will be judged according to:
- the extent to which it advances the state of the art of Applied Probability;
- the originality of the theory or methodology, or the degree to which it simplifies or unifies the existing theory or methodology;
- the new areas of application that it opens;
- and the clarity and excellence of the exposition.
Nominations may be made by anyone, including the nominee. A nomination package consists of: a detailed description of the contribution and its significance, and a copy of the nominated publication(s).
The nominator should send a separate nomination package to each of the Award committee members below. (Electronic submissions are encouraged when possible.)
Christian Gromoll, Chair, (firstname.lastname@example.org), Department of Mathematics University of Virginia
Assaf Zeevi, (email@example.com), Graduate School of Business Columbia University
Bert Zwart, (Bert.Zwart@cwi.nl), CWI The Netherlands