J.K. Aggarwal Prize 2008 awarded to Prof. Song-Chun Zhu

It is our pleasure to announce that the recipient of the 2008 J.K. Aggarwal
Prize is Prof. Song-Chun Zhu from the University of California in Los Angeles.

The citation for the prize is:

“For fundamental and pioneering contributions to a unified foundation for visual
pattern conceptualization, modeling, learning, and inference with applications
in computer vision and pattern recognition.”

Professor Zhu will receive his prize at the next ICPR 2008 that will take place
at the Tampa Convention Center on December 8-11, 2008. The J.K. Aggarwal ceremony and lecture have been
scheduled at 09:00-10:030 on Wednesday December 10, 2008.

Congratulations to Professor Zhu on this achievement.


Denis Laurendeau

IAPR Secretary