BMS Phase II Student Martin Hanik received a MICCAI Student Travel Award for the paper "Nonlinear Regression on Manifolds for Shape Analysis using Intrinsic Bézier Splines" (co-authors: Christoph von Tycowicz, Hans-Christian Hege) that has been produced in the framework of the MATH+ research project EF2-3 (Spline Models for Shape Trajectory Analysis). The prize is awarded for the highest scored papers with a young researcher as the first author. The annual MICCAI is the leading international conference for computer assisted medicine.

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