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38 Awards were found.


  •  AWARD   GLOBECOM 2009 Best Paper Award
    Date: November 1, 2009
    Awarded to: Toshiaki Koike-Akino, Andreas Molisch, Zhifeng Tao, Philip Orlik and Toshiyuki Kuze
    Awarded for: "Unified Analysis of Linear Block Precoding for Distributed Antenna Systems"
    Awarded by: Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM)
    MERL Contacts: Toshiaki Koike-Akino; Philip Orlik
    Research Areas: Electronics & Communications, Wireless Communications
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  •  AWARD   INFOCOM 2009 Best Paper Award
    Date: April 1, 2009
    Awarded to: Chandrashekhar Thejaswi P.S., Junshan Zhang and Vincent Poor
    Awarded for: "Distributed Opportunistic Scheduling with Two-Level Channel Probing"
    Awarded by: IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM)
    Research Areas: Electronics & Communications, Wireless Communications
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  •  AWARD   SICE 2008 Best Paper Award
    Date: July 1, 2008
    Awarded to: Nishiuma, N.; Goto, Y.; Kumazawa, H.; Komaya K.; Nikovski, D. and Brand, M.
    Awarded for: "Travel Time Prediction using Singular Value Decomposition"
    Awarded by: Journal of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers of Japan
    MERL Contact: Daniel Nikovski
    Research Area: Data Analytics
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  •  AWARD   ADESAQ Prize of Excellence for best PhD dissertation
    Date: May 1, 2008
    Awarded to: Amine Maaref
    Awarded for: "Applications of Random Matrix Theory to the Performance Analysis of Wireless MIMO Communication Systems"
    Awarded by: National Institute for Scientific Research, Montreal Canada
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  •  AWARD   ICCE 2007 Best Paper Award
    Date: January 1, 2008
    Awarded to: I. Otsuka, H. suginohara, Y. Kushunoki and A. Divakaran
    Awarded for: "Detection of Music Segment Boundaries using Audio-Visual Features for a Personal Video Recorder"
    Awarded by: IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE)
    Research Area: Multimedia
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  •  AWARD   ICCE 2008 Best Paper Award
    Date: January 1, 2008
    Awarded to: Jun Xin, Anthony Vetro and Shun-ichi Sekiguchi
    Awarded for: "A Study of MPEG-2 to H.264/AVC Transcoding with Half-Horizontal Resolution"
    Awarded by: IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE)
    MERL Contact: Anthony Vetro
    Research Areas: Multimedia, Digital Video
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  •  AWARD   Professor Alexander Hessel Award
    Date: July 1, 2007
    Awarded to: Jeffrey Tao
    Awarded for: Outstanding PhD Dissertation in Electrical Engineering
    Awarded by: Polytechnic University.
    Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    Brief
    • MERL researcher Jeff Tao received the "Professor Alexander Hessel Award for the Outstanding PhD Dissertation in Electrical Engineering" at Polytechnic University.
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  •  AWARD   ISCAS 2007 Outstanding performance as Associate Editor
    Date: May 1, 2007
    Awarded to: Huifang Sun
    Awarded for: Outstanding performance as Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology
    Awarded by: IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS)
    MERL Contact: Huifang Sun
    Research Area: Electronics & Communications
    Brief
    • MERL researcher Huifang Sun received an award for outstanding performance as Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology in ISCAS.
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  •  AWARD   IEEE Young Author Best Paper Award
    Date: March 16, 2007
    Awarded to: Michael Seltzer
    Awarded for: "Likelihood-Maximizing Beamforming for Robust Hands-free Speech Recognition"
    Awarded by: IEEE Signal Processing Society
    Research Areas: Multimedia, Speech & Audio
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  •  AWARD   VIS 2007 Best Paper Award
    Date: January 1, 2007
    Awarded to: Yuri Ivanov, Christopher Wren, Alexander Sorokin and Ishwinder Kaur
    Awarded for: "Visualizing the History of Living Spaces"
    Awarded by: IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, IEEE Visualization Conference (VIS)
    Research Area: Computer Vision
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  •  AWARD   CVPR 2007 Best Paper Runner Up of 1,300 submitted.
    Date: January 1, 2007
    Awarded to: Oncel Tuzel, Fatih Porikli and Peter Meer
    Awarded for: "Human Detection via Classification of Riemannian Manifolds"
    Awarded by: IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)
    Research Areas: Computer Vision, Machine Learning
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  •  AWARD   LoCA 2006 Best Presentation Award
    Date: May 1, 2006
    Awarded to: Christopher Wren and Emmanuel Munguia Tapia
    Awarded for: "Toward Scalable Activity Recognition for Sensor Networks"
    Awarded by: Second International Workshop in Location and Context-Awareness (LoCA)
    Brief
    • MERL researcher Christopher Wren received the Best Presentation award for his talk on "Toward Scalable Activity Recognition for Sensor Networks".
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  •  AWARD   PerGames 2006 Best Paper Award
    Date: January 1, 2006
    Awarded to: Edward Tse, Saul Greenberg, Chia Shen and Clifton Forlines
    Awarded for: "Multimodal Multiplayer Tabletop Gaming"
    Awarded by: International Workshop on Pervasive Gaming Applications (PerGames)
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  •  AWARD   Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Best 10 New Products Prize
    Date: January 1, 2006
    Awarded to: MERL Staff
    Awarded for: The Dome Projector
    Awarded by: Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The Dome Projector, which was developed by MERL staff and productized by Mitsubishi Electric, was recognized by Nikkan Kogyo Simbun's Best 10 New Products Prize.
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  •  AWARD   SEGD 2005 Best New Product
    Date: June 1, 2005
    Awarded to: MERL Staff
    Awarded for: MERL's Digital Merchandising technology
    Awarded by: Viaro (a Herman Miller company) at Society for Environmental Graphic Design (SEGD)
    Brief
    • MERL's Digital Merchandising technology as presented by Viaro (a Herman Miller company) won the "Best New Product 2005" award at the annual conference of the Society for Environmental Graphic Design.
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  •  AWARD   Finalist in two international design competitions
    Date: April 1, 2005
    Awarded to: Diamond Help Team
    Awarded for: DiamondHelp: Collaborative Help for Networked Home Products
    Awarded by: Third International Conference on Appliance Design (3AD) and INDEX: Award 2005
    Brief
    • DiamondHelp was selected as a finalist for the international design competition associated with the Third International Conference on Appliance Design (3AD) and a finalist for the "INDEX: Award 2005" international design competition.
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  •  AWARD   Top 100 innovator under the age of 35 worldwide (TR35)
    Date: September 1, 2004
    Awarded to: Ramesh Raskar
    Awarded for: Large computer display systems that seamlessly combine images from multiple projectors.
    Awarded by: MIT Technology Review
    Research Area: Computer Vision
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  •  AWARD   ICIP 2004 Best Student Paper Award
    Date: January 1, 2004
    Awarded to: L. Xie, L. Kennedy, S.-F. Chang, A. Divakaran, H. Sun, and C.-Y. Lin
    Awarded for: "Discovering Meaningful Multimedia Patterns with Audio-Visual Concepts and Associated Text"
    Awarded by: IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP)
    MERL Contact: Huifang Sun
    Research Area: Multimedia
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