• 2022 Prof. Dr. Jadran Lenarčič
  • 2021 Prof. Dr. Jernej Kozak
  • 2020 Prof. Dr. Lidija Zadnik Stirn
  • 2019 Prof. Dr. Marjan Mernik
  • 2018 Prof. Dr. Saša Divjak
  • 2017 Prof. Dr. Marjan Krisper
  • 2016 Prof. Dr. Tomaž Pisanski
  • 2015 Prof. Dr. Jurij Tasič
  • 2014 Prof. Dr. Janez Grad
  • 2013 Prof. Dr. Dušan Kodek
  • 2012 Prof. Dr. Franc Solina
  • 2011 Prof. Dr. Vladimir Batagelj
  • 2010 Prof. Dr. Tomaž Kalin
  • 2009 Prof. Dr. Vladislav Rajkovič
  • 2008 Prof. Dr. Ivan Rozman
  • 2007 Acad. Prof. Dr. Ivan Bratko
  • 2006 Prof. Dr. Cene Bavec
  • 2005 Dr. Anton P. Železnikar

Nomination and Selection of the Donald Michie and Alan Turing Prize for Life Achievements in Slovenian Information Society

A nomination for the Donald Michie and Alan Turing Prize for Life Achievements in Slovenian Information Society (short Michie-Turing prize) may be submitted by any person who meets the Eligibility criteria. A nomination will consist of details of the named candidate together with a written case of at most one page summarising the candidates key achievements in the field of Information Sciences. Candidates may not nominate themselves. A letter of invitation to submit is not required.

The names of the nominees and other information about the nominations cannot be revealed to the public. Process of Nomination and Selection The Organising Committee of the Information society multi-conference is responsible for the selection of eligible candidates.

The Organising Committee and the Programming Committee of the Information society multiconference are responsible for the choice of the Michie-Turing Prize recipients. The Michie-Turing Prize is awarded at the Opening Ceremony of the yearly multi-conference Information society. Who is eligible for the Prize The candidates eligible for the Miche-Turing Prize are those submitted by qualified nominators fulfilling the Eligibility criteria (see below). No one can nominate himself or herself.

How are the Michie-Turing Recipients selected?

1. Till the annual summer meeting of the Programming and the Organising Committee, the President of the Organising Committee of the Information Society multi-conference accepts proposals of all members of the Programming and Organising Committee of the IS conference.

2. At the annual summer meeting of the Programming and the Organising Committee, any member of the Programming and the Organising Committee can propose additional candidates.

3. Any present member of the Programming and the Organising Committee can object with veto to any of the proposals if there exists a reasonable argumentation.

4. Each proposed nominee has to be confirmed by the present members of the Programming and the Organising Committee with majority of votes.

5. A list of potential nominees is formed at the annual summer meeting of the Programming and the Organising Committee. The list should consist of at least three and less than seven nominees.

6. The Programming Committee also names a Review board that reviews the nominees.

7. Each nominee is asked for agreement with the candidature in less than one month. The Organising Committee is delegated for asking the nominees.

8. The Review board is asked to analyze whether the candidates are eligible for the award. The Review board can eliminate nominees not meeting the desired scientific and development criteria and report the modified list in one month to the Organising Committee. The Review board cannot propose less than two candidates to the Organising Committee.

9. The Organising Committee and the Review board organize an argumentation for the proposed candidates.

10. The list of nominees and the argumentation highlighting their contributions is submitted by a member of the OC to all members of the Programming Committee and Organising Committee through electronic mail for voting. One member of the Organising committee (the president excluded) receives votes through email.

11. Voting is anonymous in the sense that only the chosen member of the Organising Committee sees the voting. Reporting can be performed as to regard the number of votes submitted for each candidate. In case of complaint, a special board can be named to verify the voting.

Are the nominations made public?

Disclosure of information about the nominations is restricted. The restriction concerns the nominees and nominators, as well as investigations and opinions related to the award of a prize.

Eligibility criteria

Candidates for nominations are those that contributed significantly to the information society in Slovenia and abroad.

In particular, they should be

  • Active in information society
  • Slovenians by citizenship
  • Established researchers
  • Established professors
  • Established developers/engineers in industry
  • Potentially of other professions related to information society.

The candidates are not to be

  • Active professional politicians
  • Members of political and capital elites
  • Employed in the governmental sector.

  • 2022 NIJZ for Electronic Health Portal zVEM
  • 2021 Members of the Department of Intelligent Systems, Institute “Jožef Stefan”
  • 2020 Programme Committee of the ACM Beaver contest
  • 2019 Members of the Department of Intelligent Systems, Jožef Stefan Institute
  • 2018 Assist. Prof. Dr. Marinka Žitnik
  • 2017 Assist. Prof. Dr. Andrej Brodnik
  • 2016 Prof. Dr. Blaž Zupan
  • 2015 Assist. Prof. Dr. Domen Mongus
  • 2014 Prof. Dr. Janez Demšar
  • 2013 Prof. Dr. Marko Bajec
  • 2012 Dr. Jure Leskovec
  • 2011 Janez Brank, MSc
  • 2010 Marko Grobelnik

  • 2022 Legends of computing and informatics: Rudi Bric, Matjaž Gams, Tomaž Gornik, Tomaž Kalin, Robert Leskovar, Domen Mongus, Niko Schlamberger, Franc Solina, Tone Stanovnik, Denis Trček, Žiga Turk
  • 2021 Pioneers of Computer Science in Slovenian High Schools: Branko Roblek, Jernej Virant, Milan Kac, Bogomir Horvat, Cveto Trampuž, Egon Zakrajšek, Milan Adamič, Janez Grad, Ivan Bratko, Vladislav Rajkovič, Iztok Lajovic, Franc Savnik, Mira Volk, Janez Lesjak, Izidor Hafner
  • 2018 Award for the best teacher or professor in primary or secondary school: Gregor Anželj
  • 2018 Special recognition: prof. dr. Anton P. Železnikar
  • 2018 Lifetime Achievement ‘First Lady of the Slovenian Internet’: prof. dr. Borka Džonova Jerman Blažič

  • 2022 the Electronic personal ID Card
  • 2021 Covid-19 Tracker / Covid-19 sledilnik
  • 2020 Bioinformatics Laboratory, Faculty of Computer and Information Science, University of Ljubljana
  • 2019 Mobile Application “Do you know what you eat?!”
  • 2018 Yaskawina robot factory Kočevje
  • 2017 Electronic medical prescription in Slovenia
  • 2016 Information system of the Pediatric Clinic, University Medical Center Ljubljana
  • 2015 Supervisor application for supervision of public finances
  • 2014 Google Street View
  • 2013 VIDEOLECTURES.NET portal for the best product in the category “e-science and technology”
  • 2012 Urbana payment card and Bicikelj bike rental network of Ljubljana
  • 2011 Abolition of self-service terminals for the certification of health cards in Slovenia

  • 2022 The censorship on social networks and Web
  • 2021 Claim that the mobile application for tracking Covid-19 contacts will harm information privacy
  • 2020 Slow development of electronic health records in Slovenia
  • 2019 National e-health system in Slovenia
  • 2018 Reduction of public funding for research in Slovenia
  • 2017 Reduction of public funding for research in Slovenia
  • 2016 Slovenia’s drop on the information society ladder
  • 2015 Lack of informatization of Slovenian justice system
  • 2014 Implementation of regulation concerning browser cookies
  • 2013 The absence of new information technology achievements at the national level in the last year
  • 2012 ACTA trade agreement
  • 2011 Real estate inventory in Slovenia

  • 2022
      Gašper Slapničar, Peter Us, Erna Alukić, Nejc Mekiš, Miha Mlakar, Janez Žibert: IMF Quality Assurance of Mammograms Using Deep Convolutional Neural Networks and Transfer Learning
  • 2021
      • Carlo Maria De Masi, Simon Stankoski, Vincent Cergolj, Mitja Luštrek: Intent Recognition and Drinking Detection For Assisting kitchen-based Activities
      • Jakob Jelenčič, Dunja Mladenić: Modeling stochastic processes by simultaneous optimization of latent representation and target variable
      • David Kocman, Miha Pratneker, Jure Ftičar, Tina Vrabec, Johanna A. Robinson, Rok Novak: Involvement of Citizens in Environmental Epidemiology Studies: Some Experience from the CitieS-Healht Ljubljana Pilot
      • Tadej Todorović, Janez Bregant: AI Art: Merely a Possibility or Already a Reality?
      • Tine Kolenik, Urša Klun, Primož Kocuvan, Matjaž Gams: Intelligent cognitive assistant technology for (mental) health in the ISE-EMH project
      • Janez Tomšič, David Susič, Matjaž Gams: Effectiveness of non-pharmaceutical interventions in handling the COVID19 pandemic: Review of related studies
  • 2020
      Martin Gjoreski, Vladimir Kuzmanovski, Marko Bohanec
      »Generating Alternatives for DEX Models using Bayesian Optimization«
      Patrik Zajec, Dunja Mladenić
      »Learning to fill the slots from multiple perspectives«
      Maj Smerkol, Žan Počkar, Alina Machidon, Matjaž Gams
      »Traffic Simulation Software in the Context of Mobility Policy Support System«
      Janez Malačič
      »Kako so predvidevale razvoj prebivalstva Slovenije tri izbrane projekcije prebivalstva Slovenije v preteklosti«
      dr. Tea Tušar
      »Interaktivna vizualizacija proračuna Republike Slovenije s Sankeyevim diagramom«
      Matija Lokar, Maja Mujkić
      »Uporaba Sistema Pišek pri pouku neobveznega izbirnega predmeta računalništvo« (»Teaching elective subject Computing using system Pišek«
      Urška Fric, Nina Tomić Starc
      »Status quo of computer-implemented inventions in Slovenia and EU«
  • 2019
    • Marko Katrašnik, Junoš Lukan, Mitja Luštrek, Vitomir Štruc: “Razvoj postopka diarizacije govorcev z algoritmi strojnega učenja”