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- At the Canadian Image Processing and Pattern Recognition Meeting
held in Kelowna, BC, in May 1997, Professor Martin Levine was
awarded the 1997 CIPRS Service Award for his outstanding
contribution to research and education in Computer Vision.
- At the IRIS/Precarn Conference held in Ottawa on June 8-10,
1997, Ioannis Rekleitis (Ph.D. candidate supervised by
Prof. Gregory Dudek) won a Best Poster Award for his submission
entitled ``Multirobot Exploration of an Unknown World: Efficiently
Reducing Odometry Error''. The criteria were scientific merit and
originality, quality of presentation, and relevance.
- In July 1997, McGill/CIM's Martian Explorer, ``Invader'', won an
impressive first place at the Mobile Robot Competition of the
American Association for Artificial Intelligence held in Providence
Rhode Island. The team consisted
of Francois Bélair, Eric Bourque, Deep Jugessur and Robert Sim
under the supervision of Professor Gregory Dudek and the help and
support of all the members of the Mobile Robotics Lab.
- Michael Glaum (Ph.D. candidate), was awarded the 1998
O. Hugo Schuck Best Paper Award of the American Automatic Control
Council for the paper which he co-authored with his supervisor
G. Zames, ``A Function Calculus for Identification and System
Analysis'' published in the Proceedings of the 1997 American Control
Conference, Albuquerque, NM, June 1997.
Fri Nov 26 23:00:32 GMT 1999