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LOR Centre student and lecturer receive the best paper award at EG-ICE 2014

last modified Aug 05, 2015 01:02 PM

Stefania C. Radopoulou, PhD student at the CIT lab, and Dr Ioannis Brilakis, Laing O'Rourke Lecturer of Construction Engineering, were awarded the best paper award of the 21st International Workshop: Intelligent Computing in Engineering (EG-ICE2014) that was held on 16-18 July, in Cardiff, UK.

The paper is entitled "Improving Patch Defect Detection using Vision Tracking on Video Data". It proposes a method for automatically detecting and tracking patches in surface pavement videos. This piece of work is part of a project towards the automation of pavement surface monitoring, the results of which are of great interest to road owners and authorities responsible for pavement maintenance.