A panel, consisting of the four area chairs from the conference technical program committee, were asked to judge a short list of the best 11 papers according to the reviewer’s scores. based on the results of this judging process, the panel decided to present the following awards:

Best Paper

Improving Enhancement Layer Merge Mode for HEVC Scalable Extension

Xiem HoangVan, João Ascenso, Fernando Pereira, Instituto Superior Técnico/TU Lisbon – Instituto de Telecomunicações, Portugal

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Best Student Paper

Constrained NMF for Multiple Exhibition on a Single Display

Lihao Wang, Guangtao Zhai, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

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A Cloud-Assisted Dash-Based Scalable Interactive Multiview Video Streaming Framework

Mincheng Zhao, Xiangyang Gong, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China; Jie Liang, Simon Fraser University, Canada; Jia Guo, Wendong Wang, Xirong Que, Cheng Shiduan, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications,

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Highly Commended Student Paper

Lossless Image Compression Based on Kernel Least Mean Squares

Ruben Verhack, Ghent University – iMinds/Technische Universität Berlin, Belgium; Lieven Lange, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany; Peter Lambert, Rik Van de Walle, Ghent University – iMinds, Belgium; Thomas Sikora, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

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GTT: Graph Template Transforms with Applications to Image Coding

Eduardo Pavez, Hilmi Egilmez, Yongzhe Wang, Antonio Ortega, University of Southern California, United States

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