Computer Vision

CVPR 2021 awards given to Facebook AI researchers

June 29, 2021

AI research is advancing at an extraordinary pace, and Facebook AI is pleased to play an important part in driving this progress. The scientific work being presented at research conferences today will have a significant impact across the tech industry.

We’d like to take a moment to recognize the Facebook AI researchers who have just received awards at the Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), which is widely regarded as one of the most important conferences in our field.

Georgia Gkioxari was awarded the Young Researcher Award, which is given to a researcher within seven years of completing their PhD for outstanding early career research contributions. Read more about her work in this Q&A. Gkioxari is the fifth Facebook AI researcher to win this award, following Kristen Grauman, Ross Girshick, Kaiming He, and Abhinav Gupta.

Alex Berg and Tamara Berg were awarded the Longuet-Higgins Prize, recognizing papers from 10 years ago that have had significant impact on computer vision research. Read their paper, “Baby talk: Understanding and generating simple image descriptions,” here.

Xinlei Chen and Kaiming He received the Best Paper Honorable Mention at CVPR. This award recognizes outstanding work appearing at the conference. Read more about their work.

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