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INTERESTING: “Deep Throat Meets Data Mining”

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008 Posted in Computational Journalism, In The News, Interesting | No Comments »

"Deep Throat Meets Data Mining" by JOHN MECKLIN Dec 23, 2008 in Miller-McCune "If you pay passing attention to the media landscape, you know that most mainstream news outlets have had their business models ... Read more..

Paper: ICPR (2008) “3D Shape Context and Distance Transform for Action Recognition”

Monday, December 8th, 2008 Posted in Activity Recognition, Aware Home, Face and Gesture, Franzi Meier, Matthias Grundmann, PAMI/ICCV/CVPR/ECCV, Papers | 1 Comment »

M. Grundmann, F. Meier, and I. Essa (2008) "3D Shape Context and Distance Transform for Action Recognition", In Proceedings of International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR) 2008, Tampa, FL. [Project ... Read more..

Disney Research, Pittsburgh

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008 Posted in Jessica Hodgins | No Comments »

This academic year, I am spending some time working with the newly formed Disney Research, Pittsburgh, (Directed by Jessica Hodgins) formed next to CMU.  The press release is announcing this ... Read more..

Paper: ACM Multimedia (2008) “Audio Puzzler: Piecing Together Time-Stamped Speech Transcripts with a Puzzle Game”

Saturday, October 18th, 2008 Posted in ACM MM, Computational Journalism, Multimedia, Nick Diakopoulos, Papers | No Comments »

N. Diakopoulos, K. Luther, I. Essa (2008), "Audio Puzzler: Piecing Together Time-Stamped Speech Transcripts with a Puzzle Game." In Proceedings of  ACM International Conference on Multimedia 2008. Vancouver, BC, CANANDA ... Read more..

Research: Videolyzer (Online DEMO, try it out!)

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008 Posted in Collaborators, Computational Journalism, Nick Diakopoulos, Projects | No Comments »

An Online DEMO of Videolyzer, a project by my PhD Student, Nick Diakopolous. Videolyzer is a tool designed to help journalists and bloggers collect, organize, and present information about the quality ... Read more..

Paper: ISWC (2008) “Localization and 3D Reconstruction of Urban Scenes Using GPS”

Sunday, September 28th, 2008 Posted in ISWC, Kihwan Kim, Mobile Computing, Papers, Thad Starner | No Comments »

Kihwan Kim, Jay Summet, Thad Starner, Daniel Ashbrook, Mrunal Kapade and Irfan Essa  (2008) "Localization and 3D Reconstruction of Urban Scenes Using GPS" In Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on ... Read more..

Paper: Pragmatic Web (2008) “An Annotation Model for Making Sense of Information Quality in Online Videos”

Sunday, September 28th, 2008 Posted in Computational Journalism, Multimedia, Nick Diakopoulos, Papers | No Comments »

N. Diakopoulos, I. Essa. (2008) "An Annotation Model for Making Sense of Information Quality in Online Videos." Proceedings of the International Conference on the Pragmatic Web. 28–30 Sept. 2008, Uppsala, ... Read more..

Presentation: At Qualcomm Research in San Diego, CA (2008) “From Computational Photography and Video to Computational Journalism”

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008 Posted in Computational Journalism, Computational Photography and Video, Presentations | No Comments »

From Computational Photography and Video to Computational Journalism   Abstract Digital image capture, processing, and sharing has become pervasive in our society. This has had significant impact on how we create novel ... Read more..

Funding (2007): NSF “Web on Demand – Bridging the Gap Between Social Networks and Ad Hoc Networking”

Monday, September 1st, 2008 Posted in Computational Journalism, Kishore Ramachandran, Mobile Computing | No Comments »

Award#0834545 - CSR-DMSS, SM: Web on Demand - Bridging the Gap Between Social Networks and Ad Hoc Networking Investigator(s): Umakishore Ramachandran, (Principal Investigator), Irfan Essa (Co-Principal Investigator) Dates: September 1, ... Read more..

Event: ACM Siggraph 2008 Class on Computional and Journalism

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008 Posted in Computational Journalism, Events | 3 Comments »

ACM Siggraph 2008 Class on Computional and Journalism Date and Time: Wednesday, 13 August 2008 | 1:45 pm - 5:30 pm Location: Room 502 A, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA, ... Read more..