Middleware 2014 and 10-Years Best Paper Award for Rachid Guerraoui
Professor Rachid Guerraoui earns two awards at Middleware: the Middleware Best Paper Award 2014 and the Middleware 10-Years Best Paper Award.
Professor Rachid Guerraoui, head of the Distributed Programming Laboratory at the School of Computer and Communication Sciences, won the Middleware Best Paper Award 2014 and the Middleware 10-Years Best Paper Award.
The winning paper of the Middleware Best Paper Award 2014 is called "Consensus Inside" and was written with Tudor David (PhD at the Distributed Programming Laboratory EPFL) and Maysam Yabandeh, who now works at Twitter.
"The Peer Sampling Service: Experimental Evaluation of Unstructured Gossip-Based Implementations" has won the 10 Year Best Paper Award 2014. The authors are Rachid Guerraoui, Anne-Marie Kermarrec, Marteen van Steen and Mark Jelasity. The 10-Years Best Paper Award seeks to reward those papers from the Middleware conference held exactly 10 years ago based on their impact on the academy and industry over the past 10 years.
The annual ACM/IFIP/USENIX Middleware conference is a major forum for the discussion of innovations and recent advances in the design, construction and use of middleware systems.
Further information: http://2014.middleware-conference.org/program/awards/.