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Nomination for APRS Early Career Researcher Award 2023

Award Guideline

Australian Pattern Recognition Society (APRS) founded in 1990 is the Australian national member of the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR). The purpose of APRS Early Career Researcher (ECR) Award established in 2020 is to recognise Australian ECRs who have made significant contributions in pattern recognition and broader areas of artificial intelligence.
The following general guidelines apply to an APRS ECR award nomination and selection:

  1. A nominee must be within five years of their PhD award date and is a full-time employee in an Australian university or a research institution at the deadline of nomination.
  2. A nominee must have made a national or international impact in pattern recognition and artificial intelligence research.
  3. The nominee must be nominated by an academic staff or equivalent from an Australian university or a research institution, and agree with the nomination.
  4. Membership in APRS is not a prerequisite for a nominee.
  5. The award winner will be selected by the APRS Award Committee.
  6. The award will be presented at the APRS premier conference International Conference on Digital Image Computing: Techniques and Applications (DICTA) in the same year of nomination. The award recipient will receive:
    • An APRS ECR Award certificate,
    • An opportunity to deliver a short presentation, and
    • A free full non-author registration.

Award Timeline

Deadline for submission 31 August 2023. Nominations emailed to me ajmal.mian@uwa.edu.au with the subject “APRS ECR Award Nomination”.

Nomination Deadline:  31 August 2023 (Pacific Time)

Nomination Confirmation: Each nomination submission will be acknowledged within 5 working days.

Nomination Outcome: All nominees will be notified of the award selection outcome in Mid November 2023 .

Nomination Submission

A nomination for this award must be submitted to the APRS President ajmal.mian@uwa.edu.au) by the nomination deadline. The following information shall be included in order in the nomination as one PDF file:

  1. A nomination letter in no more than 500 words, including justification to eligibility.
  2. A short CV of the nominee (up to 2 pages). Publication list is not counted into the page limit.
  3. A referee report on the nominee’s achievements and contributions.