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Charlotte Renauld - 5/11/2015

Aviz team rewarded for their work on vizualisation

Samuel Huron and Jeremy Boy - © Emmanuelle Marchadour

The dissertations of Samuel Huron and Jeremy Boy have received the "IEEE VGTC VPG doctoral dissertation award 2015" with a First Prize for Samuel for his dissertation "Constructive Visualization: A token-based paradigm allowing to assemble dynamic visual representation for non-experts" and an Honorable Mention for Jeremy.

Samuel Huron and Jeremy Boy are both Ph.D students in the Aviz team of Inria Saclay – Ile-de-France, associated with Université Paris Sud.

At the conference IEEE VIS 2015, the premier forum for advances in scientific and information visualization, which has been held in Chicago from 25 to 30 october, 2015, the VGTC (Visualization and Graphics Technical Committee) rewarded two students from Aviz team for their work on vizualisation. 

IEEE Visualization and Graphics Technical Committee (VGTC) sponsors the annual Best Doctoral Dissertation Award program to recognize outstanding academic research and development in visualization and visual analytics. The winners of this award will receive not only a monetary prize, but also a chance to describe the impact of the winning dissertation in an invited article that may be published by the Computer Graphics and Applications (CG&A) Dissertation Impact Department, which recognizes the best and brightest dissertation work nominated by different visualization, computer graphics, and virtual reality technical communities from around the world. 

Last year, Benjamin Bach from Aviz team received a mention for his dissertation "Connections Changes, and Cubes: Unfolding Dynamic Networks for Visual Exploration."

Keywords: Samuel Huron IEEE VIS INRIA Saclay - Île-de-France Aviz Jeremy Boy