The AES recognizes and honors those who have made outstanding
contributions to the field of audio in engineering, technology,
service, and the arts through its Awards Program.
In 1994, John Vanderkooy was presented with the
AES Publications Award was presented with the AES Publications Award for their paper "Quantization and Dither: A Theoretical Survey," vol. 40, no. 5 (1992 May). This years award is given without regard to age.