ISSNIP Research Collaboration Awards (2008)

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The ARC Research Network on ISSNIP is now accepting applications for ISSNIP Research Collaboration Awards. These awards are being made available for ISSNIP members and their research teams, to support the undertaking of collaborative research activities with research partners from another institution or industry partner (Australian or International). This program is directed towards research activities and meetings with a view to producing joint publications. Awards are available in separate categories for CIs, early career researchers and post-grad students 

Amount: Up to $2,500 per person 

Application Closing Date: August 15th 2008 

Application Procedure: Send the project description (Max 4 pages) to Ms. Georgi Cahill (, Executive Assistant, ARC RN ISSNIP. 

The document should contain the following details:

1) Applicant (name, institution, contact details)

2) ISSNIP Supervisor (for student applications)

3) Collaborators (name, institution, contact details)

4) Motivation of the project

5) Proposed networking/collaborative activity

6) Brief budget on how the money would be spent

7) Other funding sources supporting the project

 Conditions of the Award:

1) Applicant/Supervisor should be a member of ARC Research Network on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing.

2) Projects must include at least one collaborator form another institution.

2) Justification of the budget should be given.

3) Awardees should present their work at the 2008 ISSNIP CIs meeting (December 2008).

4) Funds can be spent on networking activities and visits. Some overseas conference travel may also be funded depending on the quality of the conference and the accepted paper.

The 2008 Awardees of the above award are as follows:

Hong Suk Lee Central Queensland University “Knowledge-based Advanced Segmentation Technique for Off-Line Cursive Handwritten Text Recognition,” working with Brijesh Verma (CQU) and Dr. John Zakos, MYCyberTwin, Australia
Dr. Siddhivinayak
University of Ballarat “Biometric Systems based on Computational Intelligence Techniques,” working with Brijesh Verma (CQU)
Dr. Md. Rafiul
University of Melbourne “A robust and scalable process to select features for high dimensional gene expression data based on Receiver Operating Characteristics,” working with Professor Mohammed Atiquzzaman, University of Oklahama and Prof. Rao Kotagiri.
Peter Pong University of Melbourne /
 Jacobs Australia
“Heterogeneous Fusion” working with Subhash Challa (NICTA), Mark Morelande (UniMelb) and Bill Moran (UniMelb)
Peter McLeod Central Queensland University “Fusion of clustering and neural network for the classification of benign and malignant patterns in digital mammograms”, working with Dr. Rinku Panchal, Thales Group, Sydney, Australia and Brijesh Verma (CQU)
Pubudu Pathirana Deakin University “SLAM for a Distributed Swarm” working with
Gamini Dissanayake (UTS) and Kate Smith-Miles
University of Melbourne “Robust Communications for GBR Sensor Network  Deployment,” working with M. Palaniswami (UniMelb), Scott Bainbridge (AIMS)
Dr A. Khandoker University of Melbourne "Automated assessment of diabetes disease progression", working with Dr Herbert F. Jelinek (Charles Sturt University), Dr R. Xu (Charles Sturt University); A/Prof I. Spence (University of Sydney); Prof J. Russell (Northside Clinic: Eating Disorders Program, Greenwich, Australia and University of Sydney); M. Palaniswami (UniMelb); Dr M. Prinz (Medical University of Vienna); Dr N. Melosevic (University of Belgrade, Serbia)
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