IAN SNOOK PRIZES 2017

2017 IAN SNOOK PRIZE
 AND IAN SNOOK ADDITIONAL PRIZE

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE 2017 IAN SNOOK PRIZE:

  1. The Ian Snook Prize (the Prize) honors an Australian computational physicist (13 June 1945 – 7 April 2013) of the best sort: smart but modest, enthusiastic, tireless, supportive, and optimistic.

  2. The Prize is offered by Bill and Carol Hoover (the Organizers) in the amount of 500 USD.

  3. In 2017, the publisher of Computational Methods in Science and Technology (CMST) shall fund the additional reward (the Additional Prize) in the amount of 500 USD for the winner of Ian Snook Prize.

  4. The Prize and the Additional Prize shall be rewarded jointly to one author of the best work – an individual or a team.

  5. The 2017 Prize Problem is described by Wm. G. Hoover and C. G. Hoover in the paper “Instantaneous Pairing of Lyapunov Exponents in Chaotic Hamiltonian Dynamics and the 2017 Ian Snook Prizes”, CMST 23(1), pp. 73-79 (2017), doi:10.12921/cmst.2017.0000011.

  6. Solution papers should be contributed to CMST in the form of a paper of no more than thirty journal pages.

  7. The closing date of the Prize contest is 23:59 GMT on 31st December, 2017. Entries received outside this time period will not be considered.

  8. The evaluation whether and which work deserves the Prize and the Additional Prize shall be made at the Organizers’ discretion.

  9. The Organizers shall acquire the ownership of copyrights to rewarded work at the time the reward is paid.

  10. Computational Methods in Science and Technology (http://www.cmst.eu) is an interdisciplinary quarterly Journal publishing original papers from all areas of computational sciences and related information technologies. The Journal forms a platform to spread pioneering methods and applications among scientists working in many fields related to the areas covered by the journal. CMST is also open to publish monographs and review articles as well as the conference proceedings. See “Notes for Authors” on the Journal’s website.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE 2017 IAN SNOOK ADDITIONAL PRIZE:

  1. The organizer of the Ian Snook Additional Prize (hereinafter referred to as the Prize) is the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry Polish Academy of Sciences (Poznan Supercomputing and Networking Center), hereinafter referred to as the Promoter, with its registered office in Poznań, Poland, Z. Noskowskiego 12/14) the publisher of Computational Methods in Science and Technology (CMST). The Prize is provided additionally to Ian Snook Prize offered by Bill and Carol Hoover (hereinafter referred to as the Organizers).

  2. The Prize is offered in the amount of:
    1. 625.00 USD if the entry is provided by up to two authors. In such case the Promoter shall be responsible for paying all applicable mandatory taxes on the Prize and shall collect 20% of the Prize to fulfill this obligation. The amount of the Prize paid to the author/authors is 500 USD.
    2. 500.00 USD if the entry is provided by more than two authors. In such case the Promoter is not obliged to pay any taxes and the amount of Prize paid to the winners is 500 USD.

  3. Entrants into the Prize contest shall be deemed to have accepted these Terms and Conditions.

  4. To enter the Prize contest, the Entrants must contribute a solution papers of the Ian Snook Prize problem (as defined in the Ian Snook Prize Announcement) in the form of a paper of no more than thirty journal pages and submit their name, address and email address. In the case of a joint submission, the Entrants must submit their names, addresses and email addresses and appoint a team leader acting on behalf of the team.

  5. The solution papers must be sent to Promoter’s email address: editors@cmst.eu.

  6. Only one entry per person or team. Joint submissions are allowed.

  7. Promoter accepts no responsibility for entries that are lost, delayed, misdirected or incomplete or cannot be delivered or entered for any technical or other reason. Proof of delivery of the entry is not proof of receipt by the Promoter.

  8. The closing date of the Prize contest is 23:59 GMT on 31st December, 2017. Entries received outside this time period will not be considered.

  9. The evaluation whether and which work deserves the Prize shall be made at the Organizers’ and Promoter’s discretion.

  10. The one winner (individual or team) – author of the best work, will be notified by email by 28 February 2018, confirmed by written notification sent by registered mail. If the Prize is offered to a team, the notification will be sent to team leader’s email address, confirmed by written notification sent by registered mail to team leader.

  11. Additionally, the name or names of the winner(s) will be published on the websites http://www.williamhoover.info and http://www.cmst.eu/ian-snook-prize-2016/ not later than 31 May 2018.

  12. The winner must provide a bank account number to claim their prize. If the Prize is offered to a winning team, the team leader must provide bank account numbers of all team members. If a winner does not respond to Promoter within 14 days of being notified by Promoter by email, then the winner’s prize will be forfeited and Promoter shall be entitled to select another winner in accordance with the process described above (and that winner will have to respond to notification of their win within 14 days or else they will also forfeit their prize). If a winner rejects their prize or the entry is invalid or in breach of these Terms and Conditions, the winner’s prize will be forfeited and Promoter shall be entitled to select another winner.

  13. In the event of any dispute regarding the Terms and Conditions, the conduct, results and any other matters relating to this Prize contest, the decision of the Promoter shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.

  14. The Prize contest will be governed by Polish law and Entrants to the Prize submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Polish courts.

  15. The Prize will be transferred to the winner’s bank account by Promoter, not later than within one month after submission of bank account number or numbers by the winner.

  16. The Prize offered to a team will be divided into equal parts and the applicable amounts will be transferred to each team member’s bank account separately.

  17. The Prize is non-exchangeable, non-transferable, and is not redeemable for other prizes.

  18. Promoter shall use and take care of any personal information the Entrants supply to it pursuant to its privacy policy and in accordance with data protection legislation. By entering the Prize, Entrant agrees to the collection, retention, usage and distribution of personal information in order to process and contact the Entrant about Prize entry, and for the purposes outlined in paragraphs 10 and 11 above. Furthermore, the Entrants agree to publication of their names pursuant to the provisions of paragraph 11 above.

  19. Promoter accepts no responsibility for any damage, loss, liabilities, injury or disappointment incurred or suffered by Entrants as a result of entering the Prize or accepting the Prize.

  20. Promoter reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently this Prize contest with or without prior notice due to reasons outside its control (including, without limitation, in the case of anticipated, suspected or actual fraud). The decision of Promoter in all matters under its control is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.

  21. Promoter shall not be liable for any failure to comply with its obligations where the failure is caused by something outside its reasonable control. Such circumstances shall include, but not be limited to, weather conditions, fire, flood, hurricane, strike, industrial dispute, war, hostilities, political unrest, riots, civil commotion, inevitable accidents, supervening legislation or any other circumstances amounting to force majeure.

  22. In the event of any dispute regarding the Terms and Conditions, the conduct, results and any other matters relating to this Prize contest, the decision of the Promoter shall be final and no correspondence or discussion shall be entered into.

  23. The Prize contest will be governed by Polish law and Entrants to the Prize submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Polish courts.