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Alphabetical List of IAPR Fellows

Recipients of the IAPR Fellow Award listed alphabetically by last name.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M
N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
A

Professor Keiichi Abe
Japan
For contributions to structural pattern recognition and for service to IAPR

Professor Sergey V. Ablameyko
Republic of Belarus
For contributions to document image analysis and for service to IAPR

Professor Narendra Ahuja
USA
For contributions to computer vision, including texture analysis, dot pattern clustering, and image segmentation

Professor Jake K Aggarwal
USA
For contributions to computer vision and outstanding leadership of IAPR

Dr. Carlo Arcelli
Italy
For contributions to digital geometry and mathematical morphology in image analysis

B

Professor Dr. Eric Backer
The Netherlands
For contributions to fuzzy clustering and service to the IAPR

Dr. Henry S. Baird
USA
For contributions to document analysis and for service to IAPR

Professor Eduardo Jose Bayro-Corrochano
México
For contributions to geometric computing for perception action systems

Professor Bir Bhanu
USA
For contributions to pattern recognition and computer vision

Dr. Prabir Bhattacharya
USA
For contributions to image understanding and processing.

Professor Josef Bigun
Sweden
For contributions to image understanding and for service to IAPR

Professor Alberto Del Bimbo
Italy
For contributions to image database management and for service to IAPR

Dr. Ruud M Bolle
USA
For contributions to industrial computer vision and for service to IAPR

Professor Gunilla Borgefors
Sweden
For contributions to digital geometry and for outstanding service to IAPR

Kevin Wilson Bowyer
For contributions to computer vision, pattern recognition and biometrics

Professor Kim L. Boyer
USA
For contributions to computer vision and for service to IAPR.

Professor Horst Bunke
Switzerland
For contributions to structural pattern recognition and for service to IAPR

Professor Hans Burkhardt
Germany
For contributions to the theory and application of invariants to pattern recognition and for service to IAPR.

C

Professor Terrence M. Caelli
Canada
For contributions to pattern recognition, image processing and machine learning.

Professor Virginio Cantoni
Italy
For contributions in architectures for computer vision and service to the IAPR

Professor Serge G. Castan
France
For contributions in computer vision, image understanding and parallel architecture for image processing and service to the IAPR

Professor Bhabatosh Chanda
India
For contributions to the theory and practice of digital image processing and analysis.

Professor Bidyut Baran Chaudhuri
India
For contributions to character recognition and speech synthesis in Indian language

Santanu Chaudhury
India
For contributions to the field of image analysis and recognition

Professor Ramalingam Chellappa
USA
For contributions to theory and applications of Markov Random Fields and computer vision

Professor Chi Hau Chen
USA
For contributions to pattern recognition and its applications to geophysical and underwater acoustics problems

Professor Zen Chen
Taiwan
For contributions to computer vision and related applications, and for service to IAPR

Professor Timothy Cootes
UK
For contributions to the development of statistical models of shape and appearance.

Professor Luigi Cordella
Italy
For contributions to image analysis and for service to IAPR

Professor Rita Cucchiara
Italy
For contributions to pattern recognition for video-surveillance

D

Professor Per-Erik Danielsson
Sweden
For contributions to image processing and service to the IAPR

John Gustav Daugman
For contributions to computer vision, pattern recognition and biometrics

Professor Emlyn Roy Davies
UK
For contributions to the theory and practice of machine vision and its promotion through education, authorship and society activities.

Professor Larry S. Davis
USA
For contributions to computer vision and image understanding.

Professor Dr. Andreas Dengel
Germany
For contributions to document understanding and for service to IAPR.

Professor Pierre A. Devijver
France
For contributions in pattern recognition and image processing and outstanding leadership in the IAPR

Professor Vito Di Gesú
Italy
For contributions to fusion methodologies, architectures for machine vision, and segmentation techniques and service to the IAPR

Professor Xiaoqing Ding
China
For contributions to OCR, face recognition, biometric technology and document image analysis

David Doermann
USA
For contributions to the field of document image analysis and in recognition of service to the IAPR

Professor Dov Dori
Israel
For contributions to document analysis recognition

Mohamed Doudi
France
For contributions to 3D shape analysis and retrieval and related applications

Professor Michael J. B. Duff
UK
For contributions to architectures for parallel processing, and outstanding leadership in the IAPR

Dr. Robert P.W. Duin
The Netherlands
For contributions to statistical pattern recognition and for service to IAPR.

Professor Charles R. Dyer
USA
For contributions to computer vision and image processing.

E

Professor Jan-Olof Eklundh
Sweden
For contributions to computer vision and for service to IAPR.

Dr. Masakazu Ejiri
Japan
For contributions to the development of machine vision technology and for outstanding service to IAPR

F

Professor Michael C. Fairhurst
UK
For contributions to pattern recognition.

Professor Marco Ferretti
Italy
For contributions to parallel architectures for image processing and for service to IAPR

Professor Mário A. T. Figueiredo
Portugal
For contributions to unsupervised and supervised learning, image analysis, and wavelet-based image restoration.

Professor Robert B. Fisher
UK
For contributions to 3D computer vision and the development of online resources important to the research community.

Andrew William Fitzgibbon
For contributions to 3D computer vision research and its applications

Professor Leila De Floriani
Italy
For contributions to geometric modeling and algorithm design for computer vision applications

Professor Patrick J. Flynn
USA
For contributions to research in three-dimensional object recognition systems and biometrics

Professor Gian Luca Foresti Italy

For contributions to image processing and pattern recognition in video surveillance systems

Professor Herbert Freeman
USA
For outstanding contributions in image analysis and map data processing and leadership in the IAPR

Dr. Hiromichi Fujisawa
Japan
For contributions to document analysis and for service to IAPR

G

Professor Edzard S. Gelsema
The Netherlands
For contributions to pattern recognition and service to the IAPR

Professor Dmitry B. Goldgof
USA
For contributions to Computer Vision Pattern Recognition and Biomedical Engineering

Marco Gori
Italy
For contributions to neural networks and machine learning models for pattern recognition

Professor Venu Govindaraju
USA
For contributions to advances in handwriting recognition.

Igor B. Gurevich
Russian Federation
For contributions to mathematical theory of image analysis and recognition, and for service to IAPR.

H

Professor Michal Haindl
Czech Republic
For contributions to the theory and practice of model-based pattern recognition and for service to IAPR.

Xiaofei He
China
For contributions to pattern recognition and manifold learning

Professor Lawrence O'Higgins Hall
USA
For contributions to approximate knowledge integration into learning

Professor Edwin Hancock
UK
For contributions to structural and statistical pattern recognition, and to computer vision

Professor Robert M. Haralick
USA
For contributions to computer vision, image processing, and mathematical morphology and service to the IAPR

Professor Jean Paul Haton
France
For contributions to speech recognition

Vaclav Hlavac
Czech Republic
For contributions to pattern analysis and image processing.

Dr. Tin Kam Ho
USA
For contributions to multiple classifier systems, statistical pattern recognition, document image analysis and recognition, and for service to IAPR.

David Crossland Hogg
For contributions to learning in activity analysis and computer vision

Dr. Jianying Hu
USA
For contributions to pattern recognition methodologies and applications and service to IAPR

De-Shuang Huang
China
For contributions to neural networks and biological data processing

Professor Thomas S. Huang
USA
For contributions to computer vision and image processing, including motion analysis and image compression and service to the IAPR

Dr. Jonathan J Hull
USA
For contributions to document image analysis and for service to IAPR

I

Professor John Illingworth
UK
For contributions to image processing and computer vision

Professor Atsushi Imiya
Japan
For contributions to randomized model fitting approaches in pattern recognition and computer vision, and to discrete geometry.

Professor Sebastiano Impedovo
Italy
For contributions to handwriting recognition and document analysis, and for service to IAPR

Professor Seiji Inokuchi
Japan
For contributions to 3D computer vision and service to IAPR

Professor Horace H.S. Ip
Hong Kong
For contributions to theory and application of deformable model for image segmentation and pattern recognition, and for service to IAPR.

J

Professor Anil K. Jain
USA
For contributions to statistical pattern recognition and range data analysis and for service to IAPR

Professor Ramesh C. Jain
USA
For contributions to machine vision research.

Qiang Ji
For contributions to face image analysis and applications

Professor Xiaoyi Jiang
Germany
For contributions to range image analysis and structural pattern recognition, and for service to IAPR

Dr. Ir Pieter P. Jonker
The Netherlands
For contributions to special purpose architectures and service to IAPR

K

Professor Mohamed S. Kamel
Canada
For contributions to fundamental, applied and industrial problems in pattern recognition and neural networks.

Professor Laveen N. Kanal
USA
For outstanding contributions to Markov random field models, search strategies, hybrid linguistic-statistical models and reasoning in uncertain domains

Professor Rangasami L. Kashyap
USA
For outstanding contributions to pattern classification and computer vision

Professor Rangachar Kasturi
USA
For contributions to document analysis and for service to IAPR

Professor Masatsugu Kidode
Japan
For contributions to new architectures for pattern recognition and service to the IAPR

Professor Jin H Kim
Korea
For contributions to handwritten oriental scripts recognition

Professor Fumitaka Kimura
Japan
For contributions to handwriting recognition and its applications

Professor Josef Kittler
UK
For contributions to computer vision and pattern recognition, and for Outstanding leadership in IAPR

Professor Walter G. Kropatsch
Austria
For contributions to image processing and remote sensing and service to the IAPR

Professor Mineichi Kudo
Japan
For contributions to pattern classification and feature extraction.

Professor B.V.K. Vijaya Kumar
USA
For contributions to frequency domain pattern recognition methods

Ludmila Ilieva Kuncheva
For contributions to multiple classifier systems

Professor Malay Kumar Kundu
India
For outstanding contributions in the development of theory, techniques and applications of image processing using soft computing and related mathematical methods

L

Professor Seong-Whan Lee
Korea
For contributions to document understanding and for service to IAPR

Professor Ales Leonardis
Slovenia
For contributions to computer vision and for service to IAPR.

Professor Stefano Levialdi
Italy
For contributions to architectures for parallel image processing and and service to the IAPR

Professor Martin D Levine
Canada
For contributions in computer vision and biomedical image processing and outstanding leadership in the IAPR

Professor Ching-Chung Li
USA
For contributions to biomedical pattern recognition and multiresolution image processing

Professor Xuelong Li
UK
For contributions to pattern recognition and image analysis

Cheng-Lin Liu
For contributions to character recognition and document analysis, and services to the IAPR

Dr. Wenyin Liu
Hong Kong
For contributions to graphics recognition, performance evaluation, document analysis, approaches to anti-phishing, and services to IAPR

Professor Brian C. Lovell
Australia
For contributions to video and medical image analysis and service to the IAPR.

Professor Jiebo Luo
USA
For contributions to contextual inference in semantic understanding of images and video

M

Dr. Gerd Maderlechner
Germany
For contributions to pattern recognition, interpretation technologies and their applications and service to the IAPR

Professor Dwijesh Kr. Dutta Majumder
India
For contributions to pattern recognition, image processing, computer vision and artificial intelligence and service to the IAPR

Professor Davide Maltoni
Italy
For contributions to Biometrics and Fingerprint Recognition

Professor Takashi Matsuyama
Japan
For contributions to image understanding and for service to IAPR

Professor Gerard G. Medioni
USA
For contributions to pattern recognition and computer vision.

Professor Majid Mirmehdi
UK
For contributions to Image Understanding and Computer Vision and services to IAPR

Professor Vittorio Murino
Italy
For contributions to the design of probabilistic (graphical) methods for pattern recognition

Professor Fionn Murtagh
UK
For contributions to clustering and analysis of massive and high dimensional data, with applications to astronomy.

Professor Piero Mussio
Italy
For contributions to image description and interpretation, and for service to IAPR

N

Professor Makoto Nagao
Japan
For contributions to image analysis and recognition and service to the IAPR

Professor Hans-Hellmut Nagel
Germany
For contributions to image sequence analysis

Professor George Nagy
USA
For contributions to document image analysis and for service to IAPR

Professor Masaki Nakagawa
Japan
For contributions to handwriting recognition and its applications.

Professor Yasuaki Nakano
Japan
For contributions to recognition of handwritten characters, document analysis and for service to IAPR

Professor Heinrich Niemann
Germany
For contributions to pattern recognition with applications to speech processing and image understanding, and for service to IAPR.

Dr. Hirobumi Nishida
Japan
For contributions to structural pattern recognition and for service to IAPR

Professor Mark Nixon
UK
For contributions to biometrics and computer vision.

O

Dr. Lawrence O'Gorman
USA
For contributions to document analysis

Professor Yuichi Ohta
Japan
For contributions to computer vision and vision-based approach to image media, and for service to IAPR.

Professor Erkki Oja
Finland
For contributions to pattern recognition and image processing and and service to the IAPR

Professor B. John Oommen
Canada
For contributions to fundamental and applied problems in syntactic and statistical pattern recognition

Professor Shinji Ozawa
Japan
For contributions to motion analysis and for service to IAPR

P

Professor Sankar K. Pal
India
For contributions to pattern recognition and image processing using soft computing.

Umapada Pal
India
For contributions to Indian multi-script document processing and handwriting recognition and for service to the IAPR

Sharathchandra Pankanti
USA
For contributions to the application of computer vision and pattern recognition technologies to video analytics, public safety and security

Professor Jussi P.S. Parkkinen
Finland
For contributions to color and multispectral image processing, and for service to IAPR.

Professor Theo Pavlidis
USA
For contributions to computer graphics and image processing and service to the IAPR

Professor Shmuel Peleg
Israel
For contributions to image analysis and computer vision and service to the IAPR

Professor Marcello Pelillo
Italy
For contributions to graph-theoretic and optimization-based approaches in pattern recognition and computer vision.

Professor Petra Perner
Germany
For contributions to image interpretation by developing methods for case-based reasoning, machine learning and data mining, and for service to IAPR

Professor Maria Petrou
UK
For contributions to image processing and for service to IAPR

Dr. P. Jonathon Phillips
USA
For contributions to face recognition and evaluation methodologies.

Professor Matti K. Pietikainen
Finland
For contributions to machine vision and its applications in industry and service to the IAPR

Professor Re'jean Plamondon
Canada
For contributions to handwriting and document recognition and service to the IAPR

Salil Prabhakar
For contributions to biometrics technology

Andrea Prati
Italy
For contributions to low- and high-level algorithms for video surveillance

Dr. Pavel Pudil
Czech Republic
For contributions to statistical pattern recognition and for service to IAPR

Q
R

Dr. Nalini K. Ratha
USA
For contributions to biometric authentication.

Professor Fabio Roli
Italy
For contributions to pattern recognition and its applications and multiple classifier systems.

Professor Azriel Rosenfeld
USA
For outstanding contributions to pattern recognition and image processing and leadership in the IAPR

Yong Rui
For contributions to visual pattern analysis, recognition and retrieval

Jose Ruiz-Shulcloper
For contributions to pattern recognition and data mining, and services to the IAPR

S

Professor Toshiyuki Sakai
Japan
For contributions to pattern recognition and outstanding leadership in the IAPR

Professor Katsuhiko Sakaue
Japan
For contributions to computer vision and its applications

Professor Hiroshi Sako
Japan
For contributions to the development and application of machine vision technology for factory and office automation.

Professor H Samet
USA
For contributions to hierarchical data structures for image analysis and representation

Professor Alberto Sanfeliu
Spain
For contributions to syntactic and structural pattern recognition and service to the IAPR

Dr Gabriella Sanniti di Baja
Italy
For exceptional service to IAPR and for contributions to image analysis

Professor Sudeep Sarkar
USA
For contributions to computer vision, particularly perceptual organization, segmentation and grouping, and to the evaluation of vision algorithms.

Dr Shigeru Sasaki
Japan
For contributions to image processing and its applications in industry

Professor Raimondo Schettini
Italy
For contributions to pattern recognition research and color image analysis

Professor Jürgen Schürmann
Germany
For contributions to character recognition and polynomial classifiers, and for the service to IAPR

Nicu Sebe
For contributions to human behaviour understanding and multimedia

Professor Mubarak Shah
USA
For contributions to motion-based recognition and shape from shading in computer vision

Professor Linda G Shapiro
USA
For contributions to computer vision and structural pattern recognition

Professor Yoshiaki Shirai
Japan
For contributions to three-dimensional object recognition and for service to IAPR

Professor Jean-Claude Simon
France
For contributions in pattern recognition and outstanding leadership in the IAPR

Professor Jack Sklansky
USA
For contributions to pattern recognition, machine vision and medical imaging and service to the IAPR

Professor Arnold W M Smeulders
The Netherlands
For contributions to image analysis and content-based image database retrieval

Professor Franc Solina
Slovenia
For contributions to interpretation of range images and for service to IAPR.

Professor A. Lawrence Spitz
New Zealand
For contributions to document recognition and for service to IAPR.

Professor Sargur N. Srihari
USA
For contributions to character recognition and for service to IAPR

Anuj Srivastava
USA
For contributions to statistical techniques on nonlinear manifolds for applications in pattern recognition, and to shape analysis of curves and surfaces

Professor David G. Stork
USA
For contributions to pattern recognition education, machine learning, speech recognition, and the application of computer vision to the study of art.

Professor Ching Y. Suen
Canada
For contributions to optical character recognition and document understanding and service to the IAPR

Professor Tamás Szirányi
Hungary
For contributions to stochastic models and learning methods for video event analysis, and to energy optimization-based image and video segmentation.

T

Dr Johji Tajima
Japan
For contributions to color image processing and 3D vision.

Professor Mikio Takagi
Japan
For contributions to image processing and pattern recognition and service to the IAPR

Chew Lim Tan
For contributions to document analysis, and services to the IAPR

Professor Tieniu Tan
China
For contributions to computer vision and pattern recognition

Professor Yuan Y. Tang
Hong Kong
For contributions to wavelet analysis, pattern recognition and document analysis.

Professor Steven L Tanimoto
USA
For contributions to image processing

Dacheng Tao
For contributions to pattern recognition and image understanding

Dr Torfinn Taxt
Norway
For contributions to multispectral image analysis

Professor Christopher J. Taylor
UK
For contributions to the theory and practice of computer vision and medical image analysis, and for service to IAPR.

Jie Tian
China
For contributions to fingerprint recognition and medical imaging

Professor Massimo Tistarelli
Italy
For contributions to computer vision, and biometrics research and education.

Professor Jun-ichiro Toriwaki
Japan
For contributions to medical image analysis and for service to IAPR

Philip Hilaire Torr
For contributions to robust computer vision

Professor Mohan Manubhai Trivedi
USA
For contributions to vision systems for situational awareness, intelligent robotics and human-centered vehicle safety systems

Professor Saburo Tsuji
Japan
For contributions to computer vision and for outstanding service to IAPR

Matthew Turk
USA
For contributions to computer vision and vision¿based interaction

U
V

Professor Ventzeslav Valev
Bulgaria
For contributions to pattern recognition theory and for service to IAPR

Professor Svetha Venkatesh
Australia
For contributions to the formulation and extraction of semantics in multimedia data.

Professor Mario Vento
Italy
For contributions to graph based learning and matching techniques, and for service to IAPR.

Professor Gianni L. Vernazza
Italy
For contributions to image processing and pattern recognition.

Professor Enrique Vidal-Ruis
Spain
For contributions to syntactic pattern recognition

Professor Max A. Viergever
The Netherlands
For contributions to biomedical applications of computer vision and pattern recognition, and for service to IAPR.

Juan Jose Villanueva
Spain
For contributions to research and the transfer of innovation and technology in computer vision.

W

Liang Wang
UK
For contributions to video understanding and pattern recognition

Jun Wang
For contributions to neurodynamics and its applications

Professor Patrick S. P Wang
USA
For contributions to pattern recognition, optical character recognition and service to the IAPR

Professor Harry Wechsler
USA
For contributions to computer vision and pattern recognition, and for service to IAPR

Professor Richard Charles Wilson
UK
For contributions to structural pattern recognition

X

Changsheng Xu
China
For contributions to multimedia content analysis

Professor Lei Xu
Hong Kong
For contributions to studies on Randomized Hough Transform and combination of multiple classifiers.

Y

Professor Kazuhiko Yamamoto
Japan
For contributions to character recognition and for service to IAPR

Professor Hong Yan
Hong Kong
For contributions to document image analysis

Shuicheng Yan
Singapore
For contributions to computer vision and pattern recognition

Qiang Yang
For contributions to data mining and transfer learning

Professor Ian T Young
The Netherlands
For contributions to image analysis and pattern recognition

Z

Professor David Zhang
Hong Kong
For contributions to biometrics technologies and systems

Zhi-Hua Zhou
For contributions to machine learning, data mining and pattern recognition

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