The Systems Journal Best Paper Award of the IEEE Systems Council will be given annually to the papers deemed the best among those published in the IEEE Systems Journal during the preceding calendar year.
The prize items for each best paper include a certificate presented to each author and $500 to be shared among the authors.
This award is funded by the IEEE Systems Council. The Council budget includes the amount for this award AND the Council budget is net positive with the inclusion of the award. The intent is such that any new award should not cause a budget to go negative.
The award will be given at the annual IEEE International Systems Conference.
The established paper review criteria are used as the basis for the selection of the award.
All papers published in the IEEE Systems Journal during the preceding calendar year are eligible for the award. Eligibility and Selection process shall comply with procedures and regulation established in IEEE and Society governing documents, particularly with IEEE Policy 4.4 on Awards Limitations.