Sven Dickinson was awarded the Award for Research Excellence from the Canadian Image Processing and Pattern Recognition Society (CIPPRS) at the annual Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision (CRV). The award recognizes leadership and outstanding performance in research related to computer vision and/or robotics over the span of the recipient's career. CIPPRS noted: "Sven, with over 100 publications, a NSF career award in 1996, and a Premiere's Research Excellence Award from the Government of Ontario was a worthy recipient of this distinguished award."
Description of CIPPRS: The Canadian Image Processing and Pattern Recognition Society (CIPPRS) is a special interest group of the Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS) and is the national representative organization of the International Association of Pattern Recognition (IAPR). CIPPRS was established in the 1970's. Its key annual activity is the sponsorship of the Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision (CRV), formerly known as Vision Interface (VI). CRV (and previously VI) have a tradition of being co-located with AI and GI, a pair of conferences focused on artificial intelligence and on computer graphics and human-computer interfaces. The CIPPRS website can be found here.
The CRV website can be found here.