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Marie Collin - 7/07/2016

Cordelia Schmid wins the 2016 Longuet-Higgins Prize

Cordélia Schmid Inria / H.Raguet

Cordelia Schmid, Thoth team leader, has won the 2016 Longuet-Higgins Prize for her work on scene recognition. The prize was awarded at CVPR 2016, the IEEE conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition held in June 2016.

The research paper entitled "Beyond Bags of Features: Spatial Pyramid Matching for Recognizing Natural Scene Categories", co-authored with Svetlana Lazebnik (University of Illinois) and Jean Ponce (ENS Paris), was presented at CVPR'06 and has been cited by researchers in the field of computer vision more than 5,800 times since it was published ten years ago.

Cordelia Schmid won the Longuet-Higgins Prize for the third time in ten years.

Keywords: Cordelia Schmid - Scene recognition - THOTH team - Computer Vision