The Royal Society Milner Award 2017

The Royal Society has just announced that Professor Andrew Zisserman FRS will receive the 2017 Milner award ‘for his work on computational theory and commercial systems for geometrical images and as a pioneer in machine learning for vision’. Professor Zisserman is the Professor of Computer Vision Engineering in the Department of Engineering Science.

The Milner award, supported by Microsoft Research, is given annually for outstanding achievement in computer science by a European researcher, chosen by the Council of the Royal Society on the recommendation of the Milner Award Committee. The Committee is made up of Fellows of the Royal Society, Members of the Académie des sciences (France) and Members of Leopoldina (Germany). It is named in honour of Professor Robin Milner FRS (1934-2010), a pioneer in computer science.

Professor Andrew ZissermanProfessor Zisserman will receive a medal and a personal prize of £5,000 and has been invited to deliver a public lecture on his research at the Royal Society in 2017. 

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