Category: Awards

Sep 29

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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May 19

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 will develop software packages enabling companion robots to robustly interact with multiple users.

Apr 06

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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Dec 15

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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May 24

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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Oct 30

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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Oct 22

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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Sep 29

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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Jun 24

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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Oct 28

ERC Advanced Grant Awarded to Radu Horaud

The PERCEPTION team is pleased to announce that Radu Horaud was awarded an ERC Advanced Grant for his project “Vision and Hearing in Action” (VHIA). VHIA investigates the fundamentals of audio-visual perception for human-robot interaction. Read an interview (in French) about the concept of social robot that is being developed during the lifetime of the …

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