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Awards

Best paper awardsA golden medal with two blue traps

2016

2015

  • Professor Mohamed Kamel has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the IEEE Canada A.G.L. McNaughton Gold Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Pattern Recognition and Intelligent Systems. Established in 1969, the McNaughton Gold Medal is IEEE Canada's highest honour and is awarded to outstanding Canadian engineers recognized for their exemplary contributions to the engineering profession.
  • Most Cited and Downloaded Article in Information Fusion:   Article by CPAMI members, which is most downloaded and most cited  in the Elsevier's Journal “Information Fusion” since 2011:   Multisensor data fusion: A review of the state-of-the-art
  • Professor Mohamed Kamel has been elected as fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Please read the full article.

2013

  • IEEE International Conference on Data Mining Best Paper Award Runner–up:

Ahmed Farahat, Ahmed Elgohary, Ali Ghodsi, and Mohamed Kamel, “Distributed Column Subset Selection on MapReduce”, 2013 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM'13), pp. 171-180.

  • 16th International Conference on Information FUSION Best Paper Award Runner-Up:

K. Golestan, F. Karray, M. S. Kamel, “High Level Information Fusion Through a Fuzzy Extension to Multi-Entity Bayesian Networks in Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks”, the 16th International Conference on Information FUSION (ICIF2013), pp. 1180-1187, 2013.

  • NIPS 2013 Workshop on Transfer Learning and Multi-Task Best Abstract Award:

 Yun-Qian Miao, Ahmed Farahat, and Mohamed Kamel, “Class-wise Density-ratios for Covariate Shift”, NIPS 2013 Workshop on Transfer Learning and Multi-Task, 2013.

2012 

  •  Pattern Recognition Journal Best Paper Award Honorable Mention for papers published in 2009:

    Kong, A., Zhang, D., and Kamel, M., “A Survey of Palmprint Recognition” Pattern Recognition, Vol. 42, No.7, pp. 1408-1418, 2009 

2011

  • Pattern Recognition Journal Best Paper Award for papers published in 2011:

    •  Moataz ElAyadi, M. S. Kamel, F. Karray, ““Survey on speech emotion recognition: Features, classification schemes, and databases”, PatternRecognition,Volume 44, Issue3, Pages 572–587, March 2011.

2009

  • 2nd International Workshop on Semantic Aspects in Data Mining part of ICDM 2009 Best Paper Award:

    • Ahmed K. Farahat and Mohamed S. Kamel, “Document clustering using semantic kernels based on term-term correlations”, Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Semantic Aspects in Data Mining, ICDM, 2009, pp. 459-464