# CVPR Best Paper Award

These awards are picked by committees delegated by the program chairs of the conference. It recognizes the very best work appearing at the conference.

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2021 | “GIRAFFE: Representing Scenes as Compositional Generative Neural Feature Fields” | M. Niemeyer, A. Geiger |

2020 | “Unsupervised Learning of Probably Symmetric Deformable 3D Objects from Images in the Wild” | S. Wu, C. Rupprecht, A. Vedaldi |

2019 | “A Theory of Fermat Paths for Non-Line-of-Sight Shape Reconstruction” | S. Xin, S. Nousias, K. Kutulakos, A. Sankaranarayanan, S. G. Narasimhan, I. Gkioulekas |

2018 | “Taskonomy: Disentangling Task Transfer Learning” | A. R. Zamir, A. Sax, W. Shen, L. J. Guibas, J. Malik, S. Savarese |

2017 | “Densely Connected Convolutional Networks” | G. Huang, Z. Liu, L. van der Maaten, K. Q. Weinberger |

2017 | “Learning from Simulated and Unsupervised Images through Adversarial Training” | A. Shrivastava, T. Pfister, O. Tuzel, J. Susskind, W. Wang, R. Webb |

2016 | “Deep Residual Learning for Image Recognition” | K. He, X. Zhang, S. Ren, J. Sun |

2015 | “DynamicFusion: Reconstruction and Tracking of Non-rigid Scenes in Real-Time” | R. A. Newcombe, D. Fox, S. M. Seitz |

2014 | “What Camera Motion Reveals About Shape with Unknown BRDF” | M. K. Chandraker |

2013 | “Fast, Accurate Detection of 100,000 Object Classes on a Single Machine” | T. Dean, J. Yagnik, M. Ruzon, M. Segal, J. Shlens, S. Vijayanarasimhan |

2012 | “A Simple Prior-free Method for Non-Rigid Structure-from-Motion Factorization” | Y. Dai, H. Li, M. He |

2011 | “Real-time Human Pose Recognition in Parts from Single Depth Images” | J. Shotton, A. Fitzgibbon, M. Cook, T. Sharp, M. Finocchio, R. Moore, A. Kipman, A. Blake |

2010 | “Efficient Computation of Robust Low-Rank Matrix Approximations in the Presence of Missing Data using the L1 Norm” | A. Eriksson, A. van den Hengel |

2009 | “Single Image Haze Removal Using Dark Channel Prior” | K. He, J. Sun, X. Tang |

2008 | “Beyond Sliding Windows: Object Localization by Efficient Subwindow Search” | C. H. Lampert, M. B. Blaschko, T. Hofmann |

2008 | “Global Stereo Reconstruction under Second Order Smoothness Priors” | O. Woodford, I. Reid, P. Torr, A. Fitzgibbon |

2007 | “Dynamic 3D Scene Analysis from a Moving Vehicles” | B. Leibe, N. Cornelis, K. Cornelis, L. Van Gool |

2006 | “Putting Objects in Perspective” | D. Hoiem, A. Efros, M. Hebert |

2005 | “Real-Time Non-Rigid Surface Detection” | J. Pilet, V. Lepetit, P. Fua |

2004 | “Programmable Imaging Using a Digital Micromirror Array” | S. K. Nayar, V. Branzoi, T. E. Boult |

2003 | “Object Class Recognition by Unsupervised Scale-Invariant Learning” | R. Fergus, P. Perona, A. Zisserman |

2001 | “Morphable 3D Models From Video” | M. Brand |

2000 | “Real-Time Tracking of Non-Rigid Objects using Mean Shift” | D. Comaniciu, V. Ramesh, P. Meer |

1999 | “Robust Hierarchical Algorithm for Constructing a Mosaic from Images of the Curved Human Retina” | A. Can, C. V. Stewart, B. Roysam |

1998 | “Optimal Structure from Motion: Local Ambiguities and Global Estimates” | A. Chiuso, R. Brockett, S. Soatto |

1997 | “What is a Light Source?” | M. Langer, S. Zucker |

1997 | “Learning Bilinear Models for Two-factor Problems in Vision” | W. T. Freeman, J. B. Tenenbaum |

1996 | “What is the Set of Images of an Object Under All Possible Lighting Conditions?” | P. Belhumeur, D. Kriegman |

1991 | “Face Recognition Using Eigenfaces” | M. Turk, A. Pentland |

1991 | “Robust Dynamic Motion Estimation Over Time” | M. J. Black, P. Anandan |

1991 | “Determining 3-D object Pose Using the Complex Extended Gaussian Image” | S. B. Kang and K. Ikeuchi |

1988 | “Large Hierarchical Object Recognition Using Libraries of Parameterized Model Sub-Parts” | G. J. Ettinger |

# CVPR Best Paper Honorable Mention Award

The CVPR best paper honorable mention award is picked by a committee delegated by the program chairs of the conference. It recognizes outstanding work appearing at the conference.

2021 | “Exploring Simple Siamese Representation Learning” | X. Chen, K. He |

2021 | “Learning High Fidelity Depths of Dressed Humans by Watching Social Media Dance Videos” | Y. Jafarian, H. S. Park |

2021 | “Less is More: ClipBERT for Video-and-Language Learning via Sparse Sampling” | J. Lei, L. Li, L. Zhou, Z. Gan, T. L. Berg, M. Bansal, J. Liu |

2021 | “Binary TTC: A Temporal Geofence for Autonomous Navigation” | A. Badki, O. Gallo, J. Kautz, P. Sen |

2021 | “Real-Time High-Resolution Background Matting” | S. Lin, A. Ryabtsev, S. Sengupta, B. Curless, S. Seitz, I. Kemelmacher-Shlizerman |

2020 | “DeepCap: Monocular Human Performance Capture Using Weak Supervision” | M. Habermann, W. Xu, M. Zollhöfer, G. Pons-Moll, Christian Theobalt |

2019 | “A Style-Based Generator Architecture for Generative Adversarial Networks” | T. Karras, S. Laine and T. Aila |

2019 | “Learning the Depths of Moving People by Watching Frozen People” | Z. Li, T. Dekel, F. Cole, R. Tucker, C. Liu, B. Freeman and N. Snavely |

2018 | “Deep Learning of Graph Matching” | A. Zanfir and C. Sminchisescu. |

2018 | “SPLATNet: Sparse Lattice Networks for Point Cloud Processing” | H. Su, V. Jampani, D. Sun, S. Maji, E. Kalogerakis, M.-H. Yang, and J. Kautz |

2018 | “CodeSLAM — Learning a Compact, Optimisable Representation for Dense Visual SLAM” | M. Bloesch, J. Czarnowski, R. Clark, S. Leutenegger, and A. J. Davison |

2018 | “Efficient Optimization for Rank-Based Loss Functions” | P. Mohapatra, M. Rolinek, C.V. Jawahar, V. Kolmogorov, and M. Pawan Kumar |

2017 | “Annotating Object Instances with a Polygon-RNN” | L. Castrejon, K. Kundu, R. Urtasun, S. Fidler |

2017 | “YOLO9000: Better, Faster, Stronger” | J. Redmon, A. Farhadi |

2016 | “Sublabel-Accurate Relaxation of Nonconvex Energies” | T. Mollenhoff, E. Laude, M. Moeller, J. Lellmann, D. Cremers |

2015 | “Efficient Globally Optimal Consensus Maximisation with Tree Search” | T.-J. Chin, P. Purkait, A. Eriksson, D. Suter |

2015 | “Fully Convolutional Networks for Semantic Segmentation” | J. Long, E. Shelhamer, T. Darrell |

2015 | “Picture: A Probabilistic Programming Language for Scene Perception” | T. D. Kulkarni, P. Kohli, J. B. Tenenbaum, V. Mansinghka |

2014 | “3D Shape and Indirect Appearance by Structured Light Transport” | M. O’Toole, J. Mather, K. Kutulakos |

2013 | “Lost! Leveraging the Crowd for Probabilistic Visual Self-Localization” | M. Brubaker, A. Geiger, R. Urtasun |

2011 | “Discrete-Continuous Optimization for Large-scale Structure from Motion” | D. Crandall, A. Owens, N. Snavely, D. Huttenlocher |

2009 | “Understanding and evaluating blind deconvolution algorithms” | A. Levin, Y. Weiss, F. Durand, B. Freeman |

2007 | “Spectral Matting” | A. Levin, A. Rav-Acha, D. Lischinski |

2007 | “Human Detection via Classification on Riemannian Manifolds” | O. Tuzel, F. Porikli, P. Meer |

2006 | “Incremental learning of object detectors using a visual shape alphabet” | A. Opelt, A. Pinz, A. Zisserman |

2005 | “A Non-Local Algorithm for Image Denoising” | A. Buades, B. Coll, J.-M. Morel |

2005 | “Bi-Layer Segmentation of Binocular Stereo Video” | V. Kolmogorov, A. Criminisi, A. Blake, G. Cross, C. Rother |

2005 | “Video Epitomes” | V. Cheung, B. J. Frey, N. Jojic |

2003 | “Constraint on Five Points in Two Images” | T. Werner |

2001 | “Robust on-line appearance models for visual tracking” | A. Jepson, D. Fleet, T. F. El-Maraghi |

2000 | “In search of illumination invariants” | H. Chen, P. Belhumeur, and D. Jacobs |

# CVPR Best Student Paper Award

The CVPR best student paper award is picked by a committee delegated by the program chairs of the conference. It recognizes the very best work appearing at the conference where the first author was a student at the time of submission.

2021 | “Task Programming: Learning Data Efficient Behavior Representations” | J. J. Sun, A. Kennedy, E. Zhan, D. J. Anderson, Y. Yue, P. Perona |

2020 | “BSP-Net: Generating Compact Meshes via Binary Space Partitioning” | Z. Chen, A. Tagliasacchi, H. Zhang |

2019 | “Reinforced Cross-Modal Matching and Self-Supervised Imitation Learning for Vision-Language Navigation” | X. Wang, Q. Huang, A. Celikyilmaz, J. Gao, D. Shen, Y.-F. Wang, W. Y. Wang, L. Zhang |

2018 | “Total Capture: A 3D Deformation Model for Tracking Faces, Hands, and Bodies” | H. Joo, T. Simon, Y. Sheikh |

2017 | “Computational Imaging on the Electric Grid” | M. Sheinin, Y. Y. Schechner, K. N. Kutulakos |

2016 | “Structural-RNN: Deep Learning on Spatio-Temporal Graphs” | A. Jain, A. R. Zamir, S. Savarese, A. Saxena |

2015 | “Category-Specific Object Reconstruction from a Single Image” | A. Kar, S. Tulsiani, J. Carreira, J. Malik |

2014 | “Partial Optimality by Pruning for MAP-inference with General Graphical Models” | P. Swoboda, B. Savchynskyy, J. Kappes, C. Schnorr |

2013 | “Discriminative Non-blind Deblurring” | U. Schmidt, C. Rother, S. Nowozin, J. Jancsary, S. Roth |

2012 | “Max-Margin Early Event Detectors” | M. Hoai, F. De la Torre |

2011 | “Recognition Using Visual Phrases” | A. Farhadi, M. Amin Sadeghi |

2011 | “Separating Reflective and Fluorescent Components of An Image” (Honorable Mention) | C. Zhang, I. Sato |

2010 | “Visual Event Recognition in Videos by Learning from Web Data” | L. Duan, D. Xu, W.-H. Tsang, J. Luo |

2010 | “Modeling Mutual Context of Object and Human Pose in Human-Object Interaction Activities” (Honorable Mention) | B. Yao, L. Fei-Fei |

2009 | “Nonparametric Scene Parsing: Label Transfer via Dense Scene Alignment” | C. Liu, J. Yuen, A. Torralba |

2009 | “A Tensor-Based Algorithm for High-Order Graph Matching” (Honorable Mention) | O. Duchenne, F. Bach, I. S. Kweon, J. Ponce |

2008 | “Fast Image Search for Learned Metrics” | P. Jain, B. Kulis, K. Grauman |

2007 | “Tracking in Low Frame Rate Video: A Cascade Particle Filter with Discriminative Observers of Different Life Spans” | Y. Li, H. Ai, T. Yamashita, S. Lao, M. Kawade |

2006 | “Fast Image Search for Learned Metrics” | P. Jain, B. Kulis, K. Grauman |

2003 | “Vector-Valued Image Regularization with PDE’s: A Common Framework for Different Applications” | D. Tschumperle, R. Deriche |

2001 | “Tracking and modeling non-rigid objects with rank constraints” | L. Torresani, D. Yang, E. Alexander, C. Bregler |

2001 | “Dense image matching with global and local statistical criteria: a variational approach” (Outstanding Student Paper) | G. Hermosillo, O. Faugeras |

2001 | “JPDAF based HMM for real-time contour tracking” (Outstanding Student Paper) | Y. Chen, Y. Rui, T. Huang |

2001 | “Model-based curve evolution techniques for image segmentation” (Outstanding Student Paper) | A. Tsai, A. Yezzi, W. Wells, C. Tempany, D. Tucker, A. Fan, E. Grimson, A. Willsky |