The LMS group congratulated Prof Chua Tat Seng for winning the ACM SIGMM 2015 award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications. The award was given in recognition of his pioneering contributions to multimedia, text and social media processing.
Nie Liqiang and Zhang Hanwang got Dean's Graduate Research Excellence and Research Achievement Awards respectively. Congratulations to the winners! The recipients for the Dean's Graduate Research Excellence award will each receive a certificate and $1,000 cash prize for their meritorious performance, while the Research Achievement Award recipients will be presented with a certificate and $250 cash prize. The awards will be presented during the upcoming graduate students' Orientation Day on 10 January 2013.
The paper entitled “Generating Representative Views of Landmarks via Scenic Theme Detection” written by Professor Chua Tat-Seng, his PhD student Zhao Yi-Liang, NUS School of Computing PhD candidate Zheng Yan-Tao, and Associate Professor Zhou Xiangdong from Fudan University, China, won the Best Paper Award at the 17th International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling (MMM). The conference was held in Taipei, Taiwan from 5 to 7 January 2011.
The paper is entitled "Dynamic Captioning: Video Accessibility Enhancement for Hearing Impairment".