Most Influential Paper over the Decade Award

This award recognizes MVA papers from 10 years ago (IAPR MVA 2005 for this time) with significant influence on machine vision technologies over the decade.

"Extraction of Finger-Vein Patterns Using Maximum Curvature Points in Image Profiles"

Naoto Miura, Akio Nagasaka, and Takafumi Miyatake

"Unsupervised Abnormality Detection in Video Surveillance"

Takuya Nanri, and Nobuyuki Otsu

"Human activity recognition using sequences of postures"

Vili Kellokumpu, Matti Pietikäinen, and Janne Heikkilä

Best Paper Award

This award honors the author(s) of the most outstanding paper of exceptional merit for machine vision applications.

"Lie Algebra-Based Kinematic Prior for 3D Human Pose Tracking"

Edgar Simo-Serra, Carme Torras, and Francesc Moreno-Noguer

Best Practical Paper Award

This award is presented to the author(s) of a paper of the most outstanding practical value which has already been or is close to be deployed in products.

"Automated Visual Inspection of Pharmaceutical Tablets in Heavily Cluttered Dynamic Environ-ments"

Gregor Podrekar, Blaz Bratanic, Bostjan Likar, Franjo Pernus, and Dejan Tomazevic

Best Poster Award

This award is selected by a vote of the participants and presented to the author(s) of the most outstanding poster papers for their technical contribution and excellent presentation.

"Transfer Learning Method Using Multi-Prediction Deep Boltzmann Machines for a Small Scale Dataset"

Yoshihide Sawada, and Kazuki Kozuka

"Multi-Genomic Curve Extraction"

Raphaël Labayrade, and Mathias Ngo

"Efficient Three Dimensional Rotation Estimation for Camera-Based OCR"

Kanta Kuramoto, Wataru Ohyama, Tetsushi Waka-bayashi, and Fumitaka Kimura