Award Name : Benjamin Franklin Medal
Year of Award : 2012
Award for : Computers and Internet
Location : Riverside, New York, United States
Vladimir Naumovich Vapnik (born 6 December 1936) is one of the main developers of Vapnik–Chervonenkis theory, the father of statistical learning theory, and the co-inventor of the Support Vector Machine method.In 2012,He received Benjamin Franklin Medal in Computer and Cognitive Science from the Franklin Institute.