AVSS-2013 was the 10-th edition of the conference. Carlo Regazzoni of the University of Genova, Italy is considered the "father" of this conference. His contributions were recognized at the AVSS-2013 banquet with a plaque containing the following citation:

Certificate of Appreciation

presented to


For creation of and longstanding service to the IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal-Based Surveillance (AVSS)

Six papers were nominated by reviewers and Area Chairs for the Best Paper Award. The following committee evaluated the nominated papers:

  • Fatih Porikli, MERL, USA

  • Nicu Sebe, University of Trento, Italy

  • Christian Wolf, Université de Lyon, France

  • Krystian Mikołajczyk, University of Surrey, UK

  • Adam Krzyżak, Concordia University, Canada

The results were announced at the conference banquet:

AVSS-2013 Best Paper Award:

"Reference-based person re-identification"

Le An, Mehran Kafai, Songfan Yang, Bir Bhanu

University of California, Riverside, USA

AVSS-2013 Best Paper Finalist:

"Structured learning for detection of social groups in crowd"

Francesco Solera, Simone Calderara, Rita Cucchiara

University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy

AVSS-2013 Best Poster Award:

“Video segmentation with spatio-temporal tubes"

Remi Trichet, Ram Nevatia

University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA

A thorough and unbiased work of reviewers is essential in preparing a high-quality program of each conference. AVSS-2013 Program Chairs have recognized the effort and quality work of the following reviewers with the Best Reviewer Award:

  • Dima Damen, University of Bristol

  • Andrea Fossati, ETH Zurich

    • Guillaume Lavoue, INSA Lyon

    • Marius Leordeanu, Romanian Academy

  • Massimo Piccardi, University of Technology, Sydney

  • Falk Schubert, EADS Munich

Finally, the following students have been awarded Student Participation Support Awards at AVSS-2013:

  • Hao-Jen Wang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

  • Dong Liang, Hokkaido University, Japan

  • Riccardo Mazzon, Queen Mary University of London, UK

  • Simone Chiappino, University of Genoa, Italy