Conference Awards

Best Demo Award

Integrating Event Camera Sensor Emulator
Andrew C. Freeman (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Ketan Mayer-Patel (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Best Grand Challenge Winner Team

Toward Accurate Person-level Action Recognition in Videos of Crowed Scenes
“MSF” team from YiTu & National University of Singapore
Li Yuan (NUS), Yichen Zhou (YiTu), Shuning Chang (NUS), Ziyuan Huang (NUS), Yupeng Chen (YiTu), Xuecheng Nie (YiTu), Tao Wang (NUS), Jiashi Feng (NUS), Shuicheng Yan (YiTu)

Best Grand Challenge Organizer

Human in Events: A Large-Scale Benchmark for Human-centric Video Analysis in Complex Events
Weiyao Lin (Shanghai Jiaotong University)
Guo-Jun Qi (Futurewei Technologies)
Nicu Sebe (University of Trento)
Ning Xu (Adobe)
Hongkai Xiong (Shanghai Jiaotong University)
Mubarak Shah (University of Central Florida)

Best Open Source Award

Cottontail DB: An Open Source Database System for Multimedia Retrieval and Analysis
Ralph Gasser (University of Basel)
Luca Rossetto (University of Zurich)
Silvan Heller (University of Basel)
Heiko Schuldt (University of Basel)

Best Student Paper Award

Learning from the Past: Meta-Continual Learning with Knowledge Embedding for Jointly Sketch, Cartoon, and Caricature Face Recognition
Wenbo Zheng (Xi'an Jiaotong University)
Lan Yan (Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Chao Gou (Sun Yat-sen University)
Fei-Yue Wang (Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Best Paper Award

PiRhDy: Learning Pitch-, Rhythm-, and Dynamics-aware Embeddings for Symbolic Music
Hongru Liang (Nankai University)
Wenqiang Lei (National University of Singapore)
Paul Yaozhu Chan (A*STAR)
Zhenglu Yang (Nankai University)
Maosong Sun (Tsinghua University)
Tat-Seng Chua (National University of Singapore)

2020 NICHOLAS GEORGANAS ACM TOMM Best Paper Award

Increasing Image Memorability with Neural Style Transfer
Aliaksandr Siarohin (University of Trento)
Gloria Zen (University of Trento)
Cveta Majtanovic (University of Trento)
Xavier Alameda-Pineda (Inria)
Elisa Ricci (University of Trento and FBK)
Nicu Sebe (University of Trento)

ACM SIGMM 2020 Test of Time Paper Award

Andrea Vedaldi and Brian Fulkerson. Vlfeat: An open and portable library of computer vision algorithms. In Proceedings of the 18th ACM International Conference on Multimedia, MM '10, page 1469-1472, New York, NY, USA, 2010.