Best Paper Awards will be conferred upon authors of outstanding papers contributed to the main track of WI 2017.
In addition, two Best Student Paper Awards will be given to students who are first authors of outstanding papers.

The awards will be presented to the winners at the conference gala.

Best Paper

“Topical Term Weighting based on Extended Random Sets for Relevance Feature Selection”
Abdullah Alharbi, Yuefeng Li, and Yue Xu

Best Student Paper

“Preference-driven Similarity Join”
Chuancong Gao, Jiannan Wang, Jian Pei, Rui Li, and Yi Chang
“An Evaluation of Models for Runtime Approximation in Link Discovery”
Kleanthi Georgala, Michael Hoffmann, and Axel-Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo