Annual Southeastern Small College Student Research Contest will be held in 2018. It promises to be
larger and more interesting than ever.
See the details below, and please contact
Student Research Contest Chair Chris Healy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
with any questions.
Sponsorship provided by
- Students who are undergraduates, or were
undergraduates in the spring immediately preceding the conference are eligible to
- Submissions are to be in the form of 1-2 page extended abstracts, not full
papers. (However, students are invited to submit full papers through the regular submission process.)
- A member of the faculty
from the student's institution must be listed as a reference with every submission.
authorship is permitted, however a maximum of one entry per student is allowed.
- A faculty
member may not be listed as co-author.
- There is no charge to enter. However, authors of
accepted submissions must register for the conference at the
- Send a 1-2 page extended abstract (not a full
Dr. Chris Healy
Student Research Contest Chair
Dept. of Computer Science
Greenville, SC 29613
E-mail submission preferred
deadline for receipt is September 24, 2018
- Please do not submit an abstract if you
cannot attend the conference.
Note: Please do not send
submissions to the Program Co-chairs. Judging and Awards
- A panel of referees will evaluate all
submissions prior to the contest for basic acceptance (much the same way that regular papers are
refereed). Evaluation criteria will include significance of the research, thoroughness and accuracy
of the research, as well as written expression of the work.
- The authors of all accepted
abstracts will be invited to make poster presentations during and in between the Friday afternoon
conference sessions. Invited authors will be notified by the last day of September prior to the
conference. All invited authors are expected to attend the conference to make the poster
- Based on the poster presentation as well as the original criteria, the
referees will select five finalists. These five students will give a full presentation of their work
during the morning session on Saturday of the conference (prior to the programming
- The top three winners will be announced in a ceremony at the conclusion of the
- In addition to prizes arranged by the conference committee through local sponsorship, the first place
winner will receive a prize of $75, the second place winner $50 and the third place winner
$25. Cash prizes are provided through the generous sponsorship of Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE).
- Accepted abstracts will be published in an addendum to the conference proceedings,
and at the conference web site. They will not appear in the Journal of Computing Sciences in
Participants whose submissions are
selected for the poster display must register for the conference at the student rate, giving them
access to all sessions, exhibits and keynote addresses. In addition, they receive a Saturday luncheon
ticket and a copy of an addendum to the proceedings containing all selected abstracts. A banquet
ticket is not included for student research contest participants, but may be purchased separately upon
registration. All participants (registered for the conference) are cordially invited to a pizza party
on Friday, November 2. This event will take place in TBD, and will run from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (overlapping with the conference banquet).
Drop in any time. The last batch of pizzas is scheduled to be delivered at 7:30. Accepted Abstracts from Previous Contests