Weixiao Gao won the 2nd prize in the CLGE Young Surveyors' Contest
Oct 25, 2022

The CLGE Young Surveyors’ Contest took place on Oct. 19th at INTERGEO in Essen (DE). The Chair of the CLGE Vetting Committee opened the well-attended Awarding Ceremony and announced that Weixiao Gao, a Ph.D. candidate of our group, has won the second prize (€1,000) in the Ph.D. category of the contest for his excellent research paper SUM: A benchmark datasets of Semantic Urban Meshes. His paper presents the first large-scale benchmark dataset of semantic urban meshes, a semi-automatic mesh annotation framework, and a comprehensive evaluation of the state-of-the-art semantic segmentation methods. This research has also inspired follow-ups and interesting applications in 3D Geoinformation and computer vision. Many thanks also to the funders of this research, including Cyclomedia and EuroSDR.

Congratulations to Weixiao!