The 11th IAPR International Conference on Biometrics


Best Paper Awards

The top papers in ICB 2018 were evaluated by the IAPR TP4 Awards Committee in order to determine the recipients of the best paper awards. The top papers were selected based on the comments, ratings and recommendations of the reviewers.

IAPR Best Biometrics Student Paper Award (BBSPA)
Fingerprint Distortion Rectification using Deep Convolutional Neural Networks
Ali Dabouei, Hadi Kazemi, Seyed Mehdi Iranmanesh, Nasser Nasrabadi, Jeremy Dawson

Best Paper Award (Silver)
Semi-Adversarial Networks: Convolutional Autoencoders for Imparting Privacy to Face Images
Vahid Mirjalili, Sebastian Raschka, Anoop Namboodiri, Arun Ross

Best Paper Award (Bronze)
Multi-sample Compression of Iris Images using High Efficiency Video Coding
Christian Rathgeb, Torsten Schlett, Nicolas Buchmann, Harald Baier, Christoph Busch

Honorable Mention 1
Person Recognition Beyond The Visible Spectrum: Combining Body Shape and Texture from mmW images
Ester Gonzalez-Sosa, Rubén Vera Rodríguez, Julian Fierrez, Vishal Patel

Honorable Mention 2
Improving Face Recognition by Exploring Local Features with Visual Attention
Yichun Shi, Anil K. Jain

Honorable Mention 3
Conformal Mapping of a 3D Face Representation onto a 2D Image for CNN-based Face Recognition
Josef Kittler, Willem Koppen, Philipp Kopp, Patrik Huber, Matthias Rätsch

Best Presentation Awards

Conference attendees voted for the best presented papers based on the oral and poster presentations on each day of the conference.

Best Presentation Award (21 Feb 2018)
Predicting Eye Color From Near Infrared Iris Images
Denton Bobeldyk, Arun Ross

Best Presentation Award (22 Feb 2018)
The Impact Of Age And Threshold Variation On Facial Recognition Algorithm Performance Using Images of Children
Dana Michalski

Best Presentation Award (23 Feb 2018)
Shedding Light on the Veins – Reflected Light or Transillumination in Hand-Vein Recognition
Christof Kauba, Andreas Uhl