BTAS 2010 Awards



 The Honeywell Best Student Paper Award.

Š      Local Ordinal Contrast Pattern Histograms for Spatiotemporal, Lip-based Speaker Authentication” by Budhaditya Goswami, Chi Ho Chan Josef Kittler, and William Christmas (all of University of Surrey)

Š      On a Taxonomy of Facial Features” by Brendan Klare and Anil Jain (both of Michigan State University)

The Most Innovative Topic Award.

Š      Subject Identification from Electroencephalogram (EEG) Signals During Imagined Speech” by Katharine Brigham and VijayaKumar Bhagavatula (both of Carnegie-Mellon University)

Best Poster Paper Awards, Selected by Attendees.

Š      Monday – “Massively Parallelized CUDA Accelerated Iris Template Matching on Graphical Processing Units (GPUs)” by Nicholas Vandal and Marios Savvides (both of Carnegie Mellon University) (click here for pdf of poster)

Š      Tuesday – “Face Recognition for Newborns: A Preliminary Study” by Samarth Bharadwaj, Himanshu Bhatt, Richa Singh, Mayank Vatsa (all of Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, Delhi), and Sanjay Singh (Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University) (click here for pdf of poster)

Š      Wednesday – “Gender Classification from Infants to Seniors” by Yishi Wang, Karl Ricanek, Cuixian Chen, and Yaw Chang (all from University of North Carolina Wilmington) (click here for pdf of poster)

The Invited Paper Prize.

Š      For the invited presentation “Face and Ocular Challenges” by Dr. P. Jonathon Phillips (National Institute of Standards and Technology)