Call for nominations for the CIPPRS John Barron Doctoral Dissertation Award. The Canadian Image Processing and Pattern Recognition Society (CIPPRS) John Barron Doctoral Dissertation Award is given annually to the top Ph.D. thesis in the areas covered by the Conference on Robotics and Vision (CRV). The PhD graduate award winners will be invited to present their thesis work as an Invited Talk at the next CRV conference. 

Nominees must have completed their thesis from a Canadian institution, and it must be successfully defended during the calendar year of the award, i.e. between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2020. The topics of the thesis must be within the scope of the CRV conference — e.g. computer vision, robot vision, robotics, medical imaging, image processing or pattern recognition.

The nomination must be made by the thesis supervisor(s). Nominations must include:

• a recommendation letter from the thesis supervisor(s) 
• a URL linking to the complete thesis
• the student’s Curriculum Vitae including a list of publications. 

The deadline for nominations for the 2021 award is March 1, 2021. Nominations should be sent to the Awards Committee chair, Prof. Michael Jenkin jenkin@eecs.yorku.ca. The committee also includes Program Chairs for the CRV 2021 conference.

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