Call for Nominations

SIAG/IS Best Paper Prize

The SIAG on Imaging Science (SIAG/IS) will present the award at the SIAM Conference on Imaging Science (IS16), to be held May 23-26, 2016, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

The SIAG on Imaging Science Best Paper Prize, established in 2010, is awarded biennially to the authors of the best paper, as determined by the prize committee, on mathematical and computational aspects of imaging, broadly interpreted. Imaging includes image formation, inverse problems in imaging, image processing, image analysis, image interpretation and understanding, computer graphics, and visualization



Candidate papers must be published in English, in a peer-reviewed journal, with a publication date in the four (4) calendar years preceding the year prior to the year of the SIAG/IS meeting. For the 2016 award, the paper must bear a publication date in the period from January 1, 2011, through December 31, 2014.

Description of the Award

Each author will receive a plaque and a certificate containing the citation. At least one of the awardees is expected to attend the ceremony and to present the paper as a plenary lecture at the meeting. One of the plenary lecture slots will be reserved at the meeting for this purpose. Travel expenses will be available to reimburse one author (selected by the authors) for attending the conference and presenting the talk.


Nominations should be sent to by September 15, 2015. Attach a letter of nomination and a copy of the paper. The letter should be addressed to:

Professor Peter Kuchment, Chair
SIAG/IS Paper Prize Committee
c/o J. M. Littleton
3600 Market Street, 6th Floor
Philadelphia, PA   19104-2688

Telephone:  +1-215-382-9800 ext. 303
Fax:  +1-215-386-7999

Selection Committee

Click here to see a list of selection committee members by year.

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