Deadline for Submission of Nomination and Endorsement Forms is April 30, 2016.
The International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR) is pleased to announce a call for nominations for the King-Sun Fu Prize in honor of the memory of Professor King-Sun Fu. (Professor Fu's biography appeared in the IEEE Trans. PAMI, May 1986 and is also available in pdf form at http://dataclustering.cse.msu.edu/KSFu_Biography.pdf.)
Videos and slides of talks given by the most recent recipients of the KS Fu Prize can be retrieved from this website.
Professor Fu was instrumental in the founding of IAPR, served as its first president, and is widely recognized for his extensive contributions to the field of pattern recognition.
This biennial prize is given to a living person in recognition of an outstanding technical contribution to the field of pattern recognition, and consists of a cash amount and a suitably inscribed certificate. The prize is derived from interest income from a special fund set up for this purpose.
The nomination must be made by a member of a national member society of IAPR and by endorsement of at least five members, representing at least two member societies different from that of the nominator. The prize recipient shall be selected by the Prize Committee, subject to approval by the IAPR Governing Board. Members of the IAPR Executive Committee, as well as of the Prize Committee, shall be ineligible for the prize and may not serve as nominators or endorsers.
The 2016 prize will be presented at the
23nd International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR)
December 4-8, 2016
The prize recipient is expected to present an invited talk at the conference and to provide a contribution to the special issue of Pattern Recognition Letters, which will include extended versions of all papers that received an IAPR award at the ICPR 2016.
The nomination must be made on special nomination and the endorsement forms, and must be received no later than April 30 2016. Both completed nomination and endorsement forms must be submitted in electronic form. The nominator as well as endorsers should email their completed forms directly to the Appointed Chairman of the K . S. Fu Prize Committee at the specified email address:
Prof. Jitendra Malik
Chairman, K. S. Fu Prize Committee
King-Sun Fu Prize Nomination Forms:
Professor Robert Haralick
For contributions in image analysis including remote sensing, texture analysis, mathematical morphology, consistent labeling, and system performance evaluation.
Professor Jitendra Malik
For contributions to fundamental algorithms and their theoretical underpinnings in computer vision.
Professor Rama Chellappa
Professor Horst Bunke
Professor Anil K. Jain
Professor Josef Kittler
Professor J. K. Aggarwal
Professor Thomas S. Huang
Professor Theo Pavlidis
Professor Jean-Claude Simon
Professor Teuvo Kohonen
Professor Herbert Freeman
Professor Leveen Kanal
Professor R.L. Kashyap
Professor Azriel Rosenfeld