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Award Recipients

2014 IEEE SIGNAL PROCESSING SOCIETY AWARDEES
(Receives in 2015)

The IEEE Signal Processing Society congratulates the following SPS members who will receive the Society's prestigious awards during ICASSP 2015 in Brisbane, Australia.

SOCIETY AWARD

K. J. Ray Liu for "influential technical contributions and profound leadership impact."

TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Moeness G. Amin for "fundamental contributions to signal processing algorithms for communications, satellite navigations, and radar imaging."

Richard G. Baraniuk for "contributions to the theory and applications of sparsity and compressive sensing."

MERITORIOUS SERVICE AWARD

V. John Mathews for "exemplary service to and leadership in the Signal Processing Society."

EDUCATION AWARD

Sergios Theodoridis for "sustained contributions to education in the area of machine learning for signal processing."

IEEE SIGNAL PROCESSING MAGAZINE BEST PAPER AWARD

Sergios Theodoridis, Konstantinos Slavakis and Isao Yamada, "Adaptive Learning in a World of Projections: A unifying framework for linear and nonlinear classification and regression tasks ", IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Volume: 28, No. 1, January 2011.

IEEE SIGNAL PROCESSING MAGAZINE BEST COLUMN AWARD

Göran Bergqvist and Erik G. Larsson, for "The Higher-Order Singular Value Decomposition: Theory and an Application", IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Volume: 27, No. 3, May 2010.

IEEE SIGNAL PROCESSING LETTERS BEST PAPER AWARD

Emanuël A. P. Habets, Sharon Gannot and Israel Cohen, "Late Reverberant Spectral Variance Estimation Based on a Statistical Model", IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Volume: 16, No. 9, September 2009.

OVERVIEW PAPER AWARD

No paper selected.

SUSTAINED IMPACT PAPER AWARD

Stephane G. Mallat and Zhifeng Zhang, "Matching Pursuits With Time-Frequency Dictionaries", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Volume 41, No. 12, December 1993.

BEST PAPER AWARDS

Namrata Vaswani and Wei Lu, "Modified-CS: Modifying Compressive Sensing for Problems With Partially Known Support", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Volume: 58, No. 9, September 2010.

Hiroshi Sawada, Shoko Araki and Shoji Makino, "Underdetermined Convolutive Blind Source Separation via Frequency Bin-Wise Clustering and Permutation Alignment", IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, Volume: 19, No. 3, March 2011.

Alexey Ozerov and Cédric Févotte, "Multichannel Nonnegative Matrix Factorization in Convolutive Mixtures for Audio Source Separation", IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, Volume: 18, No. 3, March 2010.

Stefania Sardellitti, Jr., Massimiliano Giona and Sergio Barbarossa, "Fast Distributed Average Consensus Algorithms Based on Advection-Diffusion Processes", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Volume: 58, No. 2, February 2010.

Federico S. Cattivelli and Ali H. Sayed, "Diffusion LMS Strategies for Distributed Estimation", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Volume: 58, No. 3, March 2010.

Rony Ferzli and Lina J. Karam, "A No-Reference Objective Image Sharpness Metric Based on the Notion of Just Noticeable Blur (JNB)", IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Volume: 18, No. 4, April 2009.

YOUNG AUTHOR BEST PAPER AWARD

Tomáš Filler, Jan Judas and Jessica Fridrich, "Minimizing Additive Distortion in Steganography Using Syndrome-Trellis Codes", IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, Volume 6, No. 3, September 2011.

Jort F. Gemmeke, Tuomas Virtanen and Antti Hurmalainen, "Exemplar-Based Sparse Representations for Noise Robust Automatic Speech Recognition", IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, Volume: 19, No. 7, September 2011.

Daniele Giacobello, Mads Græsbøll Christensen, Manohar N. Murthi, Søren Holdt Jensen and Marc Moonen, "Sparse Linear Prediction and Its Applications to Speech Processing", IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, Volume: 20, No. 5, July 2012.

Tiangao Gou, Chenwei Wang and Syed A. Jafar, "Aiming Perfectly in the Dark-Blind Interference Alignment Through Staggered Antenna Switching", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Volume: 59, No. 6, June 2011.

Meisam Razaviyayn, Gennady Lyubeznik and Zhi-Quan Luo, "On the Degrees of Freedom Achievable Through Interference Alignment in a MIMO Interference Channel", IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Volume: 60, No. 2, February 2012.

SIGNAL PROCESSING SOCIETY MEMBERS RECEIVE 2015 IEEE AWARDS.

The IEEE Edison Medal recognizes a career of meritorious achievement in electrical science, electrical engineering, or the electrical arts. James Julius Spilker (AOSense, Inc., Half Moon Bay, California, USA) was honored for "contributions to the technology and implementation of civilian GPS navigation systems."

The IEEE Jack S. Kilby Signal Processing Medal, awarded for outstanding achievements in signal processing, was presented to Harry L. Van Trees (George Mason University, Standardsville, Virginia, USA) for "fundamental contributions to detections, estimation, and modulation theory; sensor array processing; and Bayesian bounds."

The IEEE James H. Mulligan, Jr. Education Medal, distributed for a career of outstanding contributions to education in the fields of interest of IEEE, was awarded to Richard Gordon (Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA) for "fundamental contributions to open educational resources for electrical engineering and beyond."

IEEE James L. Flanagan Speech and Audio Processing Award presented to Stephen John Young for "pioneering contributions to the theory and practice of automatic speech recognition and statistical spoken dialogue systems."

IEEE Fourier Award for Signal Processing Presented to Georgios B. Giannakis for "contributions to the theory and practice of statistical signal processing and its applications to wireless communications."

IEEE Donald O. Pederson Award in Solid-State Circuits Presented to Robert Whitlock Adams for "contributions to noise-shaping data converter circuits, digital signal processing, and log-domain analog filters."

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