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Clark School Researchers Earns IEEE SPS Best Paper Award

Clark School Researchers Earns IEEE SPS Best Paper Award

A paper titled "Anti-Collusion Fingerprinting for Multimedia," co-authored by University of Maryland researchers Wade Trappe, Min Wu (ECE/UMIACS) , Jane Wang, and K.J. Ray Liu (ECE/ISR) , has won the IEEE Signal Processing Society’s (SPS) Best Paper Award for 2005. The paper documents the University of Maryland research team’s pioneering, interdisciplinary approach to digital fingerprinting research for multimedia content protection. Wade Trappe received his Ph.D. in 2002 and is now an Assistant Professor at Rutgers University. Jane Wang was a Postdoctoral Research Associate with ECE and ISR during 2002-2004 and is now an Assistant Professor at University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

Digital fingerprinting is an emerging technology that protects multimedia from unauthorized redistribution by embedding a unique ID into each user's copy, which can be extracted to help identify culprits when an unauthorized leak is found. The team’s research addresses a number of issues, including theory, design, attacks, and counter-attacks for fingerprinting multimedia and tracing unauthorized usage.

The SPS Best Paper Award honors authors who have contributed works of exceptional merit dealing with signal processing and related technical issues on the bases of general quality, originality, subject matter, and timeliness. The winners will receive a certificate and cash prize of $1500 to be split between each author.

The award-winning paper can be found on the IEEE Xplore database.

Read about the recent European Signal Processing Award for this research at:

http://www.ece.umd.edu/News/05_07_13_wu_liu.html

Read a press release about the research at:

http://www.ece.umd.edu/News/06_03_07_dig_fingerprint.html

January 9, 2006


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