Best Paper Awards

ENNS sponsors Best Paper Awards at the yearly International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks ICANN.

You can find the names of the awardees of recent years below.

2021

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2020

  • 1st Springer and ENNS Best Paper Award (1000 EUR)
    Exploration via Progress-Driven Intrinsic Rewards, by Nicolas Bougie, Ryutaro Ichise
  • 2nd ENNS Best Paper Award (500 EUR)
    From Geometries to Contact Graphs, by Martin Meier, Robert Haschke, Helge Ritter
  • 3rd ENNS Best Paper Award (500 EUR)
    Two-Step FORCE Learning Algorithm for Fast Convergence in Reservoir Computing, by Hiroto Tamura, Gouhei Tanaka

2019

Two ENNS Best Paper Awards (500 EUR each) were awarded to:

  • Bidirectional associative memory with block coding: A comparison of iterative retrieval methods by A. Knoblauch and G. Palm
  • Bistable perception in conceptor networks by F. Meyer zu Driehausen, R. Busche, J. Leugering, G. Pipa

Two ICANN Best Paper Awards (500 EUR each) were awarded to:

  • Prototypes within Minimum Enclosing Balls by Christian Bauckhage, Rafet Sifa, Tiansi Dong
  • Gradient-Based Learning of Compositional Dynamics with Modular RNNs by Sebastian Otte, Patricia Rubisch, Martin Butz

2018

Two Best Paper Awards (500 EUR each) were awarded to:

  • Towards End-to-End Raw Audio Music Synthesis by Manfred Eppe, Tayfun Alpay, Stefan Wermter
  • An STDP Rule for the Improvement and Stabilization of the Attractor Dynamics of the Basal Ganglia-Thalamocortical Network by Jérémie Cabessa, Alessandro Villa