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George Awad (Fed)

Computer Scientist/Project Leader

George Awad has been supporting the TRECVID project at NIST since 2007. He has a Ph.D. in computer science from Dublin City University (DCU), Ireland. His current main research activities includes evaluating video search engines using real-world datasets. He previously co-organized international tutorials and workshops and has several publications in international conferences and academic journals. He jointly received the 57th Niwa-Takayanagi Best Paper Prize awarded by the Institute of Image Information and Television Engineers (ITE) and the 2018 IEEE Computer Society PAMI Mark Everingham Prize.


2018 IEEE Computer Society PAMI Mark Everingham Prize

2017 Excellent Paper Award, The ITE Transactions on Media Technology and Applications vol. 4 No 3


International Workshop on Deep Video Understanding

Keith Curtis, George Awad, Shahzad K. Rajput, Ian Soboroff
This is the introduction paper to the International Workshop on Deep Video Understanding. In recent years, a growing trend towards working on understanding
Created August 2, 2019, Updated December 8, 2022