Awards

Honors

PhD theses

  • Best PhD thesis UPV award: Multimodal Interactive Structured Prediction
    Author: V. Alabau
    May 2015
  • Best PhD thesis LRC award: On the Effective Deployment of Machine Translation Technology
    Author: J. González-Rubio
    November 2014
  • Best PhD thesis UPV award: Diverse Contributions to Implicit Human-Computer Interaction
    Author: L. A. Leiva
    November 2012
  • Best PhD thesis UPV award: Multimodal Interactive Transcription of Handwritten Text Images
    Author: V. Romero
    May 2011

Research papers

  • EAMT Best Paper Award in the 19th Annual Conference of the European Association for Machine Translation
    Authors: F. Casacuberta , Á. Peris , M. Domingo
    May 2016
  • IAPR Best Paper Award in the 3rd International Workshop on Historical Document Imaging and Processing
    Authors: A. H. Toselli , E. Vidal
    August 2015
  • ACM SRC semifinalist: Revisiting the K-Means Algorithm for Fast Trajectory Segmentation at SIGGRAPH conference
    Authors: E. Vidal , L. A. Leiva
    August 2011
  • Best paper award for Phrase-level alignment generation using a smoothed loglinear phrase-based statistical alignment model presented in the XII European Association for Machine Translation (EAMT) conference
    Authors: D. Ortiz , F. Casacuberta
    September 2008
  • Best student-paper award for N-Best Reordering in Statistical Machine Translation presented in IV Jornadas en Tecnología del Habla
    Authors: F. Casacuberta , G. Sanchis-Trilles
    November 2006
  • Best communication award presented in the IX Symposium Nacional de Reconocimiento de Formas y Análisis de Imágenes for the project Combining an automata and n-grams
    Author: F. Casacuberta
    May 2001
  • Best communication award presented in the VIII Symposium Nacional de Reconocimiento de Formas y Análisis de Imágenes for the project A Relative Approach to Hierarchical Clustering
    Author: E. Vidal
    May 1999
  • Best communication award presented in the VII Symposium Nacional de Reconocimiento de Formas y Análisis de Imágenes for the project Computation of the Probability of the Best Derivation of an Initial Substring from a Stochastic Context-Free Grammars
    Authors: J. A. Sánchez , J. M. Benedí
    April 1997
  • Acesit (ex-aequo) for the best communication award presented in the VI Symposium Nacional de Reconocimiento de Formas y Anáisis de Imágenes for the project An Acoustic-Phonetic Decoder for Spanish Continuous Recognition based on a Continuous Recognition based on a Connectionist-Hidden Markov Modeling
    Author: F. Casacuberta
    April 1995

Research contests and demos

  • Best system trained on CROHME dataset in the Competition on Recognition of Online Handwritten Mathematical Expressions (CROHME) organized during the ICFHR 2014 conference
    Authors: J. A. Sánchez , J. M. Benedí , F. Álvaro
    September 2014
  • Best system using training set in the Competition on Recognition of Online Handwritten Mathematical Expressions (CROHME) organized during the ICDAR 2013 conference
    Authors: J. A. Sánchez , J. M. Benedí , F. Álvaro
    August 2013
  • First Place Prize in the Competition on Recognition of Online Handwritten Mathematical Expressions (CROHME) organized during the ICDAR 2011 conference
    Authors: J. A. Sánchez , J. M. Benedí , F. Álvaro
    August 2011
  • Selected as one of the two top performing systems in the ICB 2009 Face Verification Competition whose extended results are presented in an IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security paper
    Authors: M. Villegas , R. Paredes
    November 2010
  • Best demo award for A Web-based demo to Interactive Multimodal Transcription of Historic Text Images presented in the 13th European Conference on Digital Libraries (ECDL)
    Authors: A. H. Toselli , E. Vidal , L. A. Leiva , V. Romero , V. Alabau
    September 2009
  • Best Performing Face Verification Algorithm (Automatic Registration) presented in The Fourth International Conference on Audio- and Video-Based Biometric Person Authentication (AVBPA2003)
    Authors: E. Vidal , R. Paredes
    May 2003
  • First Place of Performance in ICDAR 2011 – 1st Arabic Recognition Competition: Multi-font Multi-size Digitally Represented Text
    Author: A. Juan
    September 2011

Industry awards

  • Winner of the I Translation Technologies Research Prize for Un sistema de ayuda a la traducción basado en tecnologías de estados finitos
    Authors: E. Cubel , E. Vidal , F. Casacuberta
    June 2005
  • First Prize Premio de Estímulo a la Investigación en Programas Europeos de I+D for the participation in the project ACCOR. Universidad Politécnica de Valencia
    Author: PRHLT
    May 1992
  • Honorable Mention for CORAL: Traducción Selectiva para Optimizar Coste y Calidad presented in the Valencia Idea 2015 competition, funded by the Valencia city council in the category of Information and Communications Technologies
    Authors: J. Puigcerver , L. A. Leiva , G. Sanchis-Trilles , V. Alabau
    December 2015
  • First prize at Innovation and Commercial Excelence awards Consum-UPV
    Author: L. A. Leiva
    April 2014
  • Accesit (ex-aequo) for Nuevas Tecnologías Interactivo-Predictivas Multimodales para el Procesamiento de Lenguaje Natural sobre Internet presented in the Valencia Idea 2010 competition, funded by the Valencia city council in the category of Information and Communications Technologies
    Authors: A. H. Toselli , D. Ortiz , E. Cubel , E. Vidal , F. Casacuberta , J. A. Sánchez , J. M. Benedí , L. A. Leiva , V. Romero , G. Sanchis-Trilles , V. Alabau
    September 2010
  • First Prize Mundo Electrónico for the best book about Professional Electronics: Reconocimiento Automático del Habla
    Authors: E. Vidal , F. Casacuberta
    May 1985