Prof. Roumen Kountchev Best Paper Award

In memory of Prof. Roumen Kountchev, the organising committee of ICCVR-2024 has installed an award in the name of “Prof. Roumen Kountchev Best Paper Award” from the year 2024. Prof. Roumen Kountchev was associated with ICCVR series from very beginning and he has contributed a lot to the efforts of Interscience Research Network. The winner of the best paper award shall receive a citation and reimbursement of the registration fee for the paper presentation.


Short Bio-Data of Prof. Roumen Kountchev:

Prof. Roumen Kountchev, Ph.D., D. Sc. was a professor at the Faculty of Telecommunications, Department of Radio Communications and Video Technologies at the Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria. His scientific areas of interest were: digital signal and image processing, image compression, multimedia watermarking, video communications, pattern recognition and neural networks. Prof. Kountchev has contributed 341 papers published in magazines and conference proceedings (71 international); 15 books; 46 book chapters; 20 patents (3 international). He had been principle investigator of 38 research projects (6 international). At present he is a member of Euro Mediterranean Academy of Arts and Sciences (EMAAS) and President of Bulgarian Association for Pattern Recognition (member of Intern. Association for Pattern Recognition). Editorial board member of: Intern. Journal of Reasoning-based Intelligent Systems; Intern. Journal Broad Research in Artificial Intelligence and Neuroscience; KES Focus Group on Intelligent Decision Technologies; Egyptian Computer Science Journal; Intern. Journal of Bio-Medical Informatics and e-Health, and Intern. Journal Intelligent Decision Technologies. He has been a plenary speaker at: WSEAS Intern. Conf. on Signal Processing 2009, Istanbul; WSEAS Intern. Conf. on Signal Processing, Robotics and Automation, University of Cambridge 2010, UK; WSEAS Intern. Conf. on Signal Processing, Computational Geometry and Artificial Vision 2012, Istanbul, Turkey; Intern. Workshop on Bioinformatics, Medical Informatics and e-Health 2013, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt; Workshop SCCIBOV 2015, DjillaliLiabès University, Sidi Bel Abbès, Algérie; Intern. Conf. on Information Technology 2015 and 2017, Al Zayatoonah University, Amman, Jordan; WSEAS European Conf. of Computer Science 2016, Rome, Italy.
He was a mentor of Interscience Research Network (IRNet) and pioneered to start conference series in the area of 3D Vision, AI and Virtual Reality and Image Processing. Interscience Research Network (IRNet) honored the efforts of Prof. Roumen Kountchev by installing an award for the best paper award in ICCVR conference series.

Best Paper Award for ICCVR-2023 goes to:

Paper Title: Research on Distributed Storage and Efficient Distribution Technology of High Resolution Optical Remote Sensing Data.
Name of Authors: Guozhu Yang, Wei Du, Wei Hu, Chao Gao, Enhui Wei and Bangbo Zhao

Jury of the Award Committee:

Dr. Roumiana Kountcheva
Vice president,
TK Engineering, Sofia

Short Bio-data:

Dr. Kountcheva has completed her M.Sc. in Computer Science in 1973 from Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria and Ph.D. in 1977;she joined as a Senior Researcher TIE in 1992. Presently, Dr. Kountcheva is working as the Vice president of TK Engineering, Sofia. Her main scientific interests: Image processing, Image compression and digital watermarking, Image tensor representation, CNCs, Programmable controllers. Her total number of publicationsincludes176 (30 Journal papers, 18 Book chapters). She has delivered plenary speeches at international scientific conferences and scientific events: 15. Also Dr. Kountcheva has handled about 45 scientific research projects (PI and Co-PI). Again she has filed 5 Patents(2 USA and 3 EU). She has been a member of Bulgarian Association for Pattern Recognition (member of IAPR), member of International Research Institute for Economics and Management(IRIEM), member of Institute of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (IDSAI), She is also an honorary Member of the Honorable Editorial Board of the nonprofit peer reviewed open access IJBST Journal Group

Prof. Jacek Lukasz Wilk-Jakubowski
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Automatic Control and Computer Science

Short Bio-data:

Jacek Lukasz Wilk-Jakubowski is an Associate Professor at the Kielce University of Technology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Automatic Control and Computer Science,Department of Information Systems. He was awarded the doctor of technicalscience degree (with the specialization in ICT, teleinformatics, data transmission and signal processing) and doctor of science (habilitation) degree in the informatics and computer science discipline. He is the author of several inventions that have been granted protection by the Patent Office, participant of many national and international conferences and projects, and laureate of several awards, among others for patents. He is the author more than 60 scientific publications (including 5 monographs, 5 chapters in monographs, as well as more than 50 papers).

Dr. Yonghang Tai
Color & Image Vision Lab.,
Yunnan Normal University, Kunming, China

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From 2009-2012, Dr.Yonghang Tai studied in Yunnan Normal University and got his bachelor’s degree. He has received his Ph. D on Computer Science from Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. He has hosted 4 Fund projects including Deakin University Postgraduate Research Full Scholarship, Yunnan Education Commission, Yunnan Natural Science Foundation, and Yunnan Education Commission. He has published more than 30 papers, 5 of which have been indexed by SCI. He is the Co-Editor of International Journal of Telemedicine and Clinical Practices and Machine learning and data analytics. His research interests include VR/AR/MR in surgical simulation, Physic-based rendering, Medial image processing.