Yandex Best Paper Awards

Each year since 2007, Yandex provides Best Paper Awards and Best Student Paper Awards to the authors of papers selected by the Program Committee from those accepted to the CSR conference. In the past years the recepients were
  1. Best Papers:
    Artur Jez and Alexander Okhotin: Conjunctive grammars over a unary alphabet: undecidability and unbounded growth,
    Yury Lifshits and Dirk Nowotka: Estimation of the click volume by large scale regression analysis.
    Best Student Paper:
    Maxim Babenko: A fast algorithm for path 2-packing problem.
  2. Best Papers:
    Marius Zimand: Two sources are better than one for increasing the Kolmogorov complexity of infinite sequences,
    Laura Kovács: Invariant generation for P-solvable loops with assignments.
    Best Student Paper:
    Vladimir Podolskii: A uniform lower bound on weights of perceptrons.
  3. Best Student Papers:
    Dmitry Itsykson: Structural complexity of AvgBPP,
    Yuri Pritykin and Julya Ulyashkina: Aperiodicity measure for infinite sequences.
  4. Best Paper:
    Dmitry Itsykson: Lower Bound on Average-Case Complexity of Inversion of Goldreich's Function by Drunken Backtracking Algorithms,
    Best Student Paper:
    Junhua Yu: Prehistoric Phenomena and Self-referentiality.
  5. Best Paper:
    Scott Aaronson: The Equivalence of Sampling and Searching,
    Best Student Paper:
    Daniil Musatov: Improving the Space-Bounded Version of Muchnik's Conditional Complexity Theorem via "Naive" Derandomization.
  6. Best Paper:
    Christos Kapoutsis and Giovanni Pighizzini: Two-way automata characterizations of L/poly versus NL,
    Best Student Paper:
    Evgeny Demenkov: A Lower Bound on Circuit Complexity of Vector Function in U2.
  7. Best Paper:
    Mark Braverman, Ankit Garg, Denis Pankratov, and Omri Weinstein: Information Lower Bounds via Self-Reducibility,
    Best Student Paper:
    Luke Friedman and Yixin Xu: Exponential Lower Bounds for Refuting Random Formulas Using Ordered Binary Decision Diagrams.
  8. Best Paper:
    Akinori Kawachi, Benjamin Rossman, Osamu Watanabe, The Query Complexity of Witness Finding,
    Best Student Paper:
    Konrad Schwerdtfeger, The Connectivity of Boolean Satisfiability: Dichotomies for Formulas and Circuits.
  9. Best Paper:
    Volker Diekert, Florent Martin, Gerard Senizergues, Pedro V. Silva, Equations over Free Inverse Monoids with Idempotent Variables,
    Best Student Papers:
    Alexey Milovanov, Some Properties of Antistochastic Strings,
    Vincent Penelle, Rewriting Higher-Order Stack Trees.
  10. Best Paper:
    Meena Mahajan and Nitin Saurabh, Some Complete and Intermediate Polynomials in Algebraic Complexity Theory,
    Best Student Paper:
    Alexander Kozachinskiy, On Slepian-Wolf Theorem with Interaction.
  11. Best Paper:
    Alexei Miasnikov, Svetla Vassileva, and Armin Weiss The Conjugacy Problem in Free Solvable Groups and Wreath Products of Abelian Groups is in TC0 ,
    Lukas Fleischer and Manfred Kufleitner, Green's Relations in Finite Transformation Group,
    Best Student Paper:
    Alexey Milovanov, On Algorithmic Statistics for Space-Bounded Algorithms.