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Congratulations to Annie T.T. Ying and Martin P. Robillard of McGill University, Canada for winning the Distinguished Paper Award at the 22nd ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on Foundations of Software Engineering in Hong Kong (16-21 November 2014). Annie Ying was member of the research staff at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center before going to McGill to pursue her PhD. Their paper was titled "Selection and Presentation Practices for Code Example Summarization".