The winner of the award is Bin Liu of Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, for his paper "A Live Multimedia Stream Querying System", co-authored by Amarnath Gupta and Ramesh Jain. This excellent paper presents a very novel system, and essentially opens up a new research area at the intersection of the computer vision and sensor database areas. The sum of $800, as well as free registration to both CVDB and SIGMOD is awarded to Bin Liu.
A Live Multimedia Stream Querying System
Bin Liu, Amarnath Gupta, Ramesh Jain