Awards

Best Paper Award and Best Student Paper Award

These awards are intended to recognize exceptional contributions and encourage new entrants into the fields within the technical scope of the conference. Winners will be selected using paper reviews and additional study by an Awards Committee. Two papers will be selected for the Best Paper Award and three for the Best Student Paper Award. Winners receive a cash prize (split among authors for the Best Paper Award and among student authors for the Best Student Paper Award) and a certificate presented during IEEE ICIP 2018.

Best Student Paper Award Recipients

1st Best Student Paper Award

Adrian Shajkofci, Idiap Research Institute, Martigny, CH-1920, Switzerland
Michael Liebling, Idiap Research Institute, Martigny, CH-1920, Switzerland

For the paper WP.P9.1 entitled:
SEMI-BLIND SPATIALLY-VARIANT DECONVOLUTION IN OPTICAL MICROSCOPY WITH LOCAL POINT SPREAD FUNCTION ESTIMATION BY USE OF CONVOLUTIONAL NEURAL NETWORK


2nd Best Student Paper Award

Zhao Wang, Institute of Digital Media, Peking University, Beijing, 100871, China
Shiqi Wang, Department of Computer Science, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Xinfeng Zhang, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
Shanshe Wang, Institute of Digital Media, Peking University, Beijing, 100871, China
Siwei Ma, Institute of Digital Media, Peking University, Beijing, 100871, China

For the paper number TP.P3.3 entitled:
FAST QTBT PARTITIONING DECISION FOR INTERFRAME CODING WITH CONVOLUTION NEURAL NETWORK


3rd Best Student Paper Award

Joshua Rapp, Boston University, Boston, MA
Robin Dawson, Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Cambridge, MA
Vivek Goyal, Boston University, Boston, MA

For the paper number MP.P5.6 entitled:
IMPROVING LIDAR DEPTH RESOLUTION WITH DITHER

Best Paper Award Recipients

1st Best Paper Award

Michael Blot, CNRS, Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris 6, Sorbonne Universite, LIP6, Paris, F-75005, France
Thomas Robert, CNRS, Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris 6, Sorbonne Universite, LIP6, Paris, F-75005, France
Nicolas Thome, CEDRIC, Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers, 292 Rue St Martin, Paris, F-75003, France
Matthieu Cord, CNRS, Laboratoire d'Informatique de Paris 6, Sorbonne Universite, LIP6, Paris, F-75005, France

For the paper number WP.L2.1 entitled:
SHADE: INFORMATION-BASED REGULARIZATION FOR DEEP LEARNING


2nd Best Paper Award

Marjaneh Safaei, Department of Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA
Pooyan Balouchian, Department of Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA
Hassan Foroosh, Department of Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA

For the paper number WA.P9.4 entitled:
TICNN: A Hierarchical Deep Learning Framework For Still Image Action Recognition Using Temporal Image Prediction

Best Paper Award for Industry

The Best Paper Award for Industry will be given to author(s) of an ICIP 2018 paper exhibiting exceptional industrial merit and industrial impact dealing with a subject related to the Signal Processing Society’s technical scope. The candidate(s) are not required to be IEEE members or to be working in industry. The prize shall consist of a monetary amount and a certificate. The award will be presented at ICIP’s Opening Ceremony and announced via the conference website. The award will not be conferred in case no suitable candidates can be identified.

Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award for Industry Recipient

Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award for Industry

Shiquan Zhang, Department of Automation, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Xu Zhao, Department of Automation, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Liangji Fang, Department of Automation, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Haiping Fei, Industrial Internet Innovation Center (Shanghai) Co., Ltd, China
Haitao Song, Industrial Internet Innovation Center (Shanghai) Co., Ltd, China

For the paper number TQ.L2.2 entitled:
LED: LOCALIZATION-QUALITY ESTIMATION EMBEDDED DETECTOR