The joint paper by Jiang Jiaxin (left) and international researchers receives global recognition.


蔣家鑫(左)的合著論文獲得表揚。

Date: 19 Jun 2017 (Monday)

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Computer Science PhD student wins best paper award through international collaboration

計算機科學系博士生合著論文獲最佳論文獎

Computer Science PhD student Jiang Jiaxin won the Best Paper Award for his paper “Parallelising Sequential Graph Computations” at the 2017 ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data.

The paper is the result of collaboration by Jiaxin with researchers from the University of Edinburgh, Beihang University and Washington State University. In the paper, the team suggested a model that is capable of parallelising existing sequential graph algorithms as a whole, without the need for recasting the entire algorithms into distributed models.

Jiaxin said, “I am honored to receive this award. I would like to thank the HKBU Database Group, my PhD supervisor Dr Byron Choi, and project leader Professor Fan Wenfei of the University of Edinburgh for providing me the opportunity to take part in the project with international researchers. I would also like to thank the Department for providing the excellent research environment. Through this project, I have gained invaluable experience for conducting high quality research.”

The annual ACM SIGMOD conference is a leading international forum for database researchers, practitioners, developers and users to explore cutting-edge ideas and results, and to exchange techniques, tools and experiences.

浸大計算機科學系博士生蔣家鑫與愛丁堡大學、北京航空航天大學及華盛頓州立大學研究人員合著的論文〈Parallelising Sequential Graph Computations〉,在數據管理研究領域中的頂級國際會議「ACM SIGMOD2017」中發表並獲頒發「最佳論文獎」。

得獎論文提出的模型不需要把現有順序圖算法針對分佈式模型重新設計,即可將該算法並行化。

蔣家鑫對於獲得最佳論文獎感到非常榮幸,他說:「我要感謝浸大數據庫小組、我的導師蔡冠球博士和愛丁堡大學樊文飛教授讓我參與此項目,與國際研究員合作。此外,我亦感謝計算機科學系提供了優秀的研究環境。透過項目,我參與高質素的研究,是非常寶貴的經驗。」

ACM SIGMOD 會議是一年一度數據管理研究的主要國際會議,為數據庫研究員、從業員、開發員及用戶發掘最尖端的想法和結果,互相交流技術、工具和經驗。