Category: Awards

ACM SIGMM Rising Star Award 2018

The 2018 winner of the prestigious ACM Special Interest Group on Multimedia (SIGMM) Rising Star Award is our colleague Dr. Xavier Alameda-Pineda. The award is given in recognition of his contribution to multimodal social behavior understanding. Congratulations Xavi!

IEEE/RSJ IROS’17: Novel Technology Paper Award Finalist!

Yutong Ban (PhD student) and his co-authors, Xavier Alameda-Pineda, Fabien Badeig, and Radu Horaud, were among the five finalists of the “Novel Technology Paper Award for Amusement Culture” at the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Vancouver, Canada, September 2017, for their paper Tracking a Varying Number of People with a Visually-Controlled …

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ERC Proof of Concept (PoC) Grant Awarded to Radu Horaud

As an ERC Advanced Grant holder, Radu Horaud was awarded a Proof of Concept grant for his project Vision and Hearing in Action Laboratory (VHIALab). The project develops software packages enabling companion robots to robustly interact with multiple users.

IEEE HSCMA’17: Best Paper Award!

Israel Dejene Gebru (PhD student) and his co-authors, Christine Evers, Patrick Naylor (both from Imperial College London) and Radu Horaud, received the best paper award at the IEEE Fifth Joint Workshop on Hands-free Speech Communication and Microphone Arrays, San Francisco, USA, 1-3 March 2017, for their paper Audio-visual Tracking by Density Approximation in a Sequential …

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IEEE ICPR’16: Best Scientific Paper Award!

Xavier Alameda-Pineda and his co-authors from the University of Trento received the Intel best scientific paper award (INTEL BSPA), track image, speech, signal, and video processing, at the 23rd IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR’16), Cancun, Mexico, 4-8 December 2016, for their paper Multi-Paced Dictionary Learning for Cross-Domain Retrieval and Recognition. IEEE ICPR is …

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2016 Award for Outstanding Contributions in Neural Systems!

Antoine Deleforge (former team member, now with the PANAMA team, INRIA Bretagne-Atlantique), Florence Forbes (MISTIS team) and Radu Horaud received the 2016 Hojjat Adeli Award for Outstanding Contributions in Neural Systems for their paper: A. Deleforge, F. Forbes,  and R. Horaud (2015), “Acoustic Space Learning for Sound-source Separation and Localization on Binaural Manifolds,” International Journal of Neural …

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ACM MM’15: Former Team Member Received the Best Paper Award!

Xavier (Xavi) Alameda-Pineda, former Ph.D student in the PERCEPTION group (2010-2013) and his co-authors,Yan Yan (University of Trento, Italy), Elisa Ricci, Oswald Lanz (Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Italy), and Nicu Sebe (University of Trento, Italy), received the “Best Paper Award” at ACM MULTIMEDIA 2015 for the paper Analyzing Free-standing Conversational Groups: A Multimodal Approach. The conference took place …

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IEEE WASPAA’15: Best Student Paper Award!

Dionyssos Kounades-Bastian (PhD student) and his co-authors received the “Best Student Paper Award” at IEEE WASPAA’15 for the paper A Variational EM Algorithm for the Separation of Moving Sound Sources. The conference took place in New Paltz, NY, USA, October 2015. There were six papers nominated for the award, out of a total of 80 (oral and …

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IEEE ICIP’15: Best Student Paper Award!

Vincent Drouard (PhD student) and his co-authors received the “Best Student Paper Award” (second place) at IEEE ICIP’15 for the paper Head Pose Estimation via High-Dimensional Regression. The conference took place in Quebec City, Canada, September 2015. There were five papers awarded, two “Best Paper” and three “Best Student Paper” out of a total of 1033 (oral …

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Antoine Deleforge Received the “Signal, Image, Vision” Best PhD Thesis Award!

Antoine Deleforge, Master and Ph.D student in the PERCEPTION team (2009-2013) received the 2014 “Signal, Image, Vision” best PhD thesis award for his thesis entitled “Acoustic Space Mapping: A Machine Learning Approach to Sound Source Separation and Localization”. For more information about Antoine’s work, please click here. Since January 2014 Antoine is a postdoctoral researcher at …

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