A novel framework for recognizing actions from video proposed by three VIP members, PhD candidate Kai Guo, and Profs. Prakash Ishwar and Janusz Konrad, has won another award. The team’s research was recognized by the best paper award at the 7th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal-Based Surveillance held in Boston from Aug. 29 to Sep. 1, 2010. The paper was selected by a panel of experts from among 66 papers accepted for presentation at the conference. In addition to award certificates, the prize included a check for $1,000 presented to Kai Guo at the conference banquet on Aug. 31, 2010.