Graduate student, faculty members receive Marr Prize

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Clockwise from top: Vicente Ordonez, Alex Berg, Tamara Berg

Graduate student Vicente Ordonez and assistant professors Alex Berg and Tamara Berg were awarded the 2013 Marr Prize at the Fourteenth International Conference on Computer Vision in Sydney, Australia.

Their award-winning paper, “From Large-Scale Image Categorization to Entry-Level Categories,” was also co-authored by Jia Deng of Stanford University and Yejin Choi of Stony Brook University. It is the 20th paper to be awarded the Marr Prize since 1987.

The Marr Prize, given biennially, is one of the most prestigious honors in computer vision research. It is named for British neuroscientist and psychologist David Courtnay Marr.

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