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CCEC Award

Shahrzad Esmaili, a graduate student at Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ryerson University won the best student paper award at the Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE 2003) which took place from May 5th to 7th, in Montreal. CCECE is a prestigious conference held annually where Canadian peers in the area of both Electrical and Computer Engineering gather to share the latest innovations.

The award winning paper, A Novel Spread Spectrum Audio Watermarking Scheme Based on Time Frequency Characteristics, culminated from Dr. Sridhar Krishnan's research team. Dr. Krishnan, the second author of the paper, has been working in this area of watermarking and time-frequency signal analysis for few years and has number of publications. Watermarking schemes have been increasingly used to control the theft of music files over the internet.

CCECE 2003 was the largest Canadian IEEE conference with 730 submissions and 350 student papers. In total, four outstanding student papers out of 350, two in Electrical Engineering and two in Computer Engineering, were recognized at CCECE 2003. The other three papers were from the University of Ottawa and the University of Calgary.

This is another proud step towards Ryerson's transformation as a full fledge research institution. Congratulations to the award winners.

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