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45 Awards were found.


  •  AWARD   MMSP 2012 Top 10% Paper Award
    Date: September 1, 2012
    Awarded to: Mu Li, Shantanu Rane and Petros Boufounos
    Awarded for: "Quantized Embeddings of Scale-Invariant Image Features for Mobile Augmented Reality"
    Awarded by: IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP)
    MERL Contact: Petros Boufounos
    Research Areas: Digital Video, Computational Sensing
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  •  AWARD   AVSS 2011 Best Paper Award
    Date: September 2, 2011
    Awarded to: Fatih Porikli and Huseyin Ozkan.
    Awarded for: "Data Driven Frequency Mapping for Computationally Scalable Object Detection"
    Awarded by: IEEE Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS)
    Research Area: Machine Learning
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  •  AWARD   CVPR 2011 Longuet-Higgins Prize
    Date: June 25, 2011
    Awarded to: Paul A. Viola and Michael J. Jones
    Awarded for: "Rapid Object Detection using a Boosted Cascade of Simple Features"
    Awarded by: Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)
    MERL Contact: Michael Jones
    Research Area: Machine Learning
    Brief
    • Paper from 10 years ago with the largest impact on the field: "Rapid Object Detection using a Boosted Cascade of Simple Features", originally published at Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2001)
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  •  AWARD   TELECOM Systems Technology Award
    Date: January 1, 2011
    Awarded to: Toshiaki Koike-Akino
    Awarded for: his recent papers
    Awarded by: Telecommunications Advancement Foundation of Japan
    MERL Contact: Toshiaki Koike-Akino
    Research Area: Communications
    Brief
    • MERL researcher Toshiaki Koike was granted a "TELECOM Systems Technology Award" for by the Telecommunications Advancement Foundation of Japan
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  •  AWARD   ITS 2010 Outstanding Paper Award
    Date: October 29, 2010
    Awarded to: Jianlin Guo and Jinyun Zhang
    Awarded for: "Safety Message Transmission in Vehicular Communication Networks"
    Awarded by: ITS World Congress (ITS)
    MERL Contact: Jianlin Guo
    Research Area: Communications
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  •  AWARD   OTCBVS 2010 Best Paper Award
    Date: June 1, 2010
    Awarded to: Vijay Venkataraman and Fatih Porikli
    Awarded for: "RelCom: Relational Combinatorics Features for Rapid Object Detection"
    Awarded by: IEEE Workshop on Object Tracking and Classification Beyond and in the Visible Spectrum (OTCBVS)
    Research Area: Machine Learning
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  •  AWARD   DEIM 2010 Best Paper Award
    Date: February 1, 2010
    Awarded to: Hideya Shibata, Mamoru Kato, Mitsunori Kori and William Yerazunis
    Awarded for: "An Automatic Training Data Collection Method for Confidential E-mail Detection"
    Awarded by: The Forum on Data Engineering and Information Management (DEIM)
    MERL Contact: William Yerazunis
    Research Area: Data Analytics
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  •  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 Area: 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 Area: 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 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 Area: Digital Video
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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)
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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.
    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
    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 Area: Speech & Audio
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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 Area: Machine Learning
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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   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   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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