IJCARS-MICCAI 2021 Best Paper Awards Announced

Tuesday 6th June 2023

The MICCAI Society and the International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (IJCARS) are pleased to announce the recipients of the IJCARS-MICCAI 2021 Special Issue Best Paper Awards. Submissions to the IJCARS-MICCAI 2021 Special Issue (Volume 17, issue 12) were invited by the MICCAI Society from publications presented at the MICCAI 2021 conference.

This year, the award is recognizing three papers:

1st Prize (CARS-D-22-00287): Yueming Jin, Yonghao Long, Xiaojie Gao, Danail Stoyanov, Dou Qi, Pheng-Ann Heng
Trans-SVNet: Hybrid Embedding Aggregation Transformer for Surgical Workflow Analysis

2nd Prize (CARS-D-22-00316): Jinglu Zhang Yinyu Nie, Jian Chang, Jian Jun Zhang
SIG-Former: Monocular Surgical Instruction Generation with Transformers

3rd Prize (CARS-D-22-00317): David Owen, Maria Grammatikopoulou, Imanol Luengo, Danail Stoyanov
Automated identification of critical structures in laparoscopic cholecystectomy

“Congratulations to the authors on being awarded for their excellent work.”, said Caroline Essert, President of the MICCAI Society. “These papers represent the high calibre of publications presented at a MICCAI Conference.”

Historically, one, and possibly two, awards, are presented each year. However, three awards were selected given the high quality of the papers, based on the IJCARS review process. The final selection was based on the overall impression gained by the IJCARS reviewers.

About the IJCARS-MICCAI Best Paper Award

The IJCARS-MICCAI Best Paper Awards recognize the highest quality papers in the MICCAI Conference Special Issue, published in the International Journal for Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (IJCARS). The award is sponsored by the International Foundation of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (IFCARS).