The Second BJ-HK International Doctoral Forum 2007 will present 4 Best Paper Awards. The Best Paper Award honors the author(s) of a paper of exceptional merit. The cretiria is based on the quality of the paper and the presentation at the Forum.


The first author, of an accepted paper, who must register and present his/her paper in the Second Beijing-Hong Kong International Doctoral Forum 2007 is eligible for the award.


  1. The Program Committee will nominate a few candidate papers from each track according to the paper quality.
  2. Award decision will be made by the Awards Committee after the nomination’s presentation at the Forum.
  3. Awards and prizes will be presented at the banquet.



  • Winner:
    Min-Seok Choi, “A Soft-Decision Adaptation Mode controller for an Efficient Frequency-domain Generalized Sidelobe Calceller”
  • Honorable Mentions:
    Jun Xu, “Hierarachical Non-uniform Unit Selection based on Prosodic Structure”
    Pui-yu Hui, “Complementarity and Redundancy in Multimodal User Inputs with Speech and Pen Gestures”
    Yihsiang Chao, “Improved Methods for Characterizing the Alternative Hypothesis using Minimum Verification Error Training for LLR-based Speaker Verification”


  • Winner:
    Hao Wen, “Retransmission or Redundancy: Transmission Reliability Study in Wireless Sensor Networks”
  • Honorable Mention:
    Yi Xie, “Optimizing Energy Efficiency in Polling-based Wireless Network with Stability Constraints”


  • Winner:
    Pablo Rodriguez-Bacca, “Exploring Quality Issues in Multi-source Video Streaming”
  • Honorable Mention:
    Yue Suo, “Open Smart Classroom: Extensible and Scalable Smart Space using Web Service Technology”


  • Winnier:
    Kuo Zhang, “New Event Detection Based on Indexing-tree and Named Entity”
  • Honorable Mention:
    Zhenjiang Lin, “Extending Link-based Algorithms for Similar Web Pages with Neighborhood Structure”

Travel Grants

We have limited travel grants supported by the Croucher Foundation. First student author of an accepted paper can apply for the the travel grant. The grant will be given ONLY at the Forum site to the designated student after the presentation. The maximum possible amount for each travel grant will not exceed HKD $8,000. Preferences will be given to Ph.D. candidaes coming from France.

Students who are interested should send an email to with subject “Apply for travel grants” with the following information:

  1. Contact information of applicant, e.g., name, title, and email address, etc.
  2. The title of the accepted paper
  3. The affiliation
  4. Form of presentation of the paper
  5. Paper’s major area
  6. Place that the student traveling from
  7. A copy of valid current student ID card (scanned version is o.k.)
  8. A letter from the supervisor indicating the student’s status (scanned version is o.k.)
  9. Estimated traveling expenses from the institution’s city to Hong Kong

The deadline for submitting both student applications and advisor recommendations is June 10, 2007. The notification will be out by June 17, 2007.

awards_and_grants.txt · Last modified: 2007/07/12 13:10 by henry
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