UMIACS PhD student Jayant Kumar wins Best Student Paper award

Oct 31, 2012

Jayant Kumar, a UMIACS PhD student will receive the Best Student Paper award for the "Document Analysis" track at the upcoming International Conference on Pattern Recognition in Tsukuba Japan. The paper, entitled "Learning Document Structure for Retrieval and Classification" involves a statistical approach to represent document image page characteristics and provide retrieval at various levels. The paper is co-authored by fellow graduate students Peng Ye, and their advisor David Doermann.