The best scientific paper in 2013 of the journal IEEE-JSTARS in the Awards Banquet from IGARSS2014

The article titled «A Web-Based System for Classification of Remote Sensing Data» whose authors are Ángel Ferrán, Sergio Bernabé, Pablo García Rodríguez and Antonio Plaza (members of research groups «Hiperspectral Computing – HyperComp» e «Media Engineering Group» on University of Extremadura) has been distinguished with the award for best scientific paper in 2013 in the journal IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing (JSTARS).

The IGARSS (International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium) 2014 this year was held in Quebec (Canada) from Sunday 13 July to Saturday 19 July

 

 

… and prizes were given during the awards banquet in the Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac on Thursday July 18th at night.

The link «Social and Professional Events«:

http://igarss2014.org/SocialEvents.asp

 

 

We can see pictures from the event at the following link:

http://igarss2014.org/Photos/

 

Picking up the award with Antonio Plaza and Melba Crawford (President of IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Society):

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Just before collecting diplomas:

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Here the distinction, this is the paper for one of 4 authors:

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The salon dinner in the castle:

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Before starting dinner, when we were sitting:

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The performance after dinner:

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In cocktail before dinner in one of the halls of the castle:

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In the next picture we can see the castle hotel in Quebec (Canada):

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The Exhibition Room in the IGARSS meeting in the middle of the presentations:

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The opening ceremony with about 2000 attendees:
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We arrived in Quebec (Canada) through Philadelphia:

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In the next entry of this blog we will see photos of a visit to the St. Lawrence River to see whales in freedom:

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NOTE: Sergio Bernabé is not working now at the University of Extremadura. Currently he is working in Lisbon (Portugal) with a contract as a researcher at the Institute of Telecommunications (www.it.pt) of the Instituto Superior Técnico thanks to José Nascimento.

Acknowledgements:
«The work of the award was supported by the computing facilities of Extremadura Research Centre for Advanced Technologies (CETA-CIEMAT), funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). CETA-CIEMAT belongs to CIEMAT and the Government of Spain.»


Links of this blog related to this post (in Spanish):

http://gim.unex.es/blogs/pablogr/2014/05/02/mapa-de-accesos-a-nuestra-herramienta-hypergim-para-integrar-algoritmos-de-clasificacion-de-imagenes-hiperespectrales/

http://gim.unex.es/blogs/pablogr/2013/01/13/articulo-aceptado-en-revista-con-indice-de-impacto-jcr-a-partir-del-1er-tfm-en-el-master-en-ingenieria-informatica-uex/

 

In the Ceta-Ciemat web (also in Spanish):

http://www.ceta-ciemat.es/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=599%3Apremio-al-mejor-articulo-en-la-revista-ieee-jstars&catid=40%3Anoticias&Itemid=64&lang=es

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Pablo García Rodríguez Dpto. de Ingeniería de Sistemas Informáticos y Telemáticos Escuela Politécnica Universidad de Extremadura 10071 Cáceres E-mail: pablogr@unex.es Respecto al área temática de especialización, soy Titular de Universidad (TU) con un sexenio en el área de Lenguajes y Sistemas Informáticos en la Universidad de Extremadura, donde comencé en el año 1997. Colaboro activamente en la empresa de base tecnológica Sicubo SL desde hace más de seis años, siendo uno de los socios fundadores, la cual es la primera spin-off de la Universidad de Extremadura, desarrollado software en bases de datos con información multimedia. Imparto docencia fundamentalmente en Estructuras de Datos y Algoritmos. Y mi línea de investigación está centrada sobre todo en Reconocimiento de Patrones y Análisis de Imagen, en el campo de las Bases de Datos y Sistemas de Información.

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