The Best Paper Award Committee for Micro-45 have selected papers/presentations/posters for the best paper/presentation/poster award recognitions.
The committee followed a rigorous procedure to select the best paper. They
rigorously evaluated all papers before, during, and after the conference,
focusing on eight candidates specifically (which were determined by the
Program Committee, the reviewers, and the shepherds). None of the
committee members had a conflict of interest with the eight candidate
papers, although all of the 40 Micro-45 papers were eligible for the best
During the conference, the committee evaluated all the papers in multiple ways, based on:
After the conference, the committee members continued discussions via
email and arrived at the decisions via multiple rounds of voting
You can find more information on the selection process in the following presentations on the Micro website:
Program Chair's Remarks
PDF: Includes a discussion of and statistics on the selection procedure of all papers
Program Chair's Closing Remarks
PDF: Includes a discussion of the selection procedure of the best lightning session presentation
You can also find a video of the lightning session along with the slides:
The following recognitions were decided by the Best Paper Award Committee.
The committee, in consultation with the Program Chair, decided not to give a Best Poster Award this year as it was not possible to reach a fair decision.