Best student paper competition:For the sixth year, the Best Student Paper will be selected among papers whose first authors are full-time students.
This year the “Best Student Paper Award” is sponsored by Google.
The following are the competition rules:
- A paper is eligible if the first author is a full-time student (enrolled in Undergraduate, Masters or Ph.D. program) at the time of submission or has completed a graduate program no more than a year before submitting the paper.
- The student must be the first author.
- To be considered in the competition, the author and his/her advisor (if any) must confirm eligibility for the Award according to Rules 1-2 by sending an email to: before September 15, 2011.
- An award committee will be formed using program committee members who do not have students involved and who do not have any other conflict of interest.
- The award committee will select and rank up to three candidate papers from the pool of participating papers based on the review comments of the initial submission and the final full paper.
- The winning paper(s) will be decided by the award committee among selected candidates who present their paper at the conference.
- The Award will be announced and presented at the conference.
- The competition may be canceled if there are fewer than three eligible participating papers.
Past DRR best student paper awards:DRR 2007:
Derek Walvoord (Rochester Institute of Technology), Adding contextual information to improve character recognition on the Archimedes Palimpsest
P. Xiu (Lehigh University), Information-theoretic whole-book recognition
Tayo Obafemi-Ajayi (Illinois Institute of Technology) Ensemble LUT classification for degraded document enhancement
Sebastian Pena Saldarriaga (Universite de Nantes), On-line handwritten text categorization
Chen Huang (Tsinghua University), A word language-model-based contextual language processing on Chinese character recognition
Andre O. Maroneze (INSA/IRISA), Introduction of statistical information in a syntactic analyzer for document image recognition
To be announced soon in San Francisco
July 11, 2011:
July 29, 2011
September 12, 2011:
November 14, 2011:
Final manuscripts due