UBC Computer Science M.Sc. student Xue Bin Peng, together with his supervisor, Professor Michiel van de Panne, won the Best Student Paper Award at the ACM SIGGRAPH / EG Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA), for their paper "Learning Locomotion Skills Using DeepRL: Does the Choice of Action Space Matter?".
The conference was held in Los Angeles, July 28-30, 2017.
Congratulations, Xue Bin and Michiel!
Further details can be found at https://www.cs.ubc.ca/~van/papers/2017-SCA-action/index.html .