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Paper in Advanced Robotics (2009): “Human Action Recognition Using Global Point Feature Histograms and Action Shapes”

Thursday, October 29th, 2009 Posted in Activity Recognition, Franzi Meier, Intelligent Environments, Michael Beetz, Papers | No Comments »

Radu Bogdan Rusu, Jan Bandouch, Franziska Meier, Irfan Essa and Michael Beetz (2009) "Human Action Recognition Using Global Point Feature Histograms and Action Shapes", in Journal of Advanced ... Read more..

Paper ISMAR 2009: “Augmenting Aerial Earth Maps with Dynamic Information”

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009 Posted in Computational Journalism, Computational Photography and Video, Kihwan Kim, Modeling and Animation, Papers | No Comments »

Augmenting Aerial Earth Maps with Dynamic Information [bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2009-Kim-AAEMWDI] Abstract We introduce methods for augmenting aerial visualizations of Earth (from tools such as Google Earth or Microsoft Virtual Earth) with dynamic information ... Read more..

In the News (2009): CNN.com “Augmenting Earth Maps”

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 Posted in In The News, Kihwan Kim | 1 Comment »

Video - Breaking News Videos from CNN.com. Check out the media coverage of our new paper to appear in ISMAR 2009, in October. Also see "Latest videos makes Google Earth cities bustle" New ... Read more..

Event (2009): IEEE Workshop on Computer Vision for Humanoid Robots in Real Environment

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009 Posted in Events | No Comments »

IEEE Workshop on Computer Vision for Humanoid Robots in Real Environments. I am co-organizing the First IEEE Workshop on Computer Vision for Humanoids in conjunction with ICCV Conference in Kyoto, Japan. ... Read more..

Paper in Artificial Intelligence (2009): “A novel sequence representation for unsupervised analysis of human activities”

Sunday, September 20th, 2009 Posted in Aaron Bobick, Activity Recognition, Charles Isbell, Papers, Raffay Hamid, Siddhartha Maddi | No Comments »

A novel sequence representation for unsupervised analysis of human activities Raffay Hamid, Siddhartha Maddi, Amos Johnson, Aaron Bobick, Irfan Essaand Charles Isbell (2009) "A novel sequence representation for unsupervised analysis of ... Read more..

PERSONAL: Recently upgraded to Irfan v 1.1

Saturday, July 11th, 2009 Posted in Personal | No Comments »

See my personal weblog at http://personal.irfanessa.com/2009/07/13/irfan-updated-to-v1-1/ Read more..

N. Diakopoulos PhD Thesis (2009): Collaborative annotation, analysis, and presentation interfaces for digital video”

Monday, July 6th, 2009 Posted in Computational Journalism, Computational Photography and Video, Multimedia, Nick Diakopoulos, PhD, Students | No Comments »

Title: Collaborative annotation, analysis, and presentation interfaces for digital video Author: Diakopoulos, Nicholas A. Abstract Information quality corresponds to the degree of excellence in communicating knowledge or intelligence and encompasses aspects of validity, accuracy, reliability, ... Read more..

Paper (2009) In IEEE Transactions on Visualization and CG “Fluid Simulation with Articulated Bodies”

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009 Posted in Greg Turk, Modeling and Animation, Nipun Kwatra | No Comments »

Nipun Kwatra, Chris Wojtan, Mark Carlson, Irfan A. Essa, Peter J. Mucha, Greg Turk (2009), "Fluid Simulation with Articulated Bodies", IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 10 Jun. 2009. ... Read more..

Time Magazine (2009) Article “Can Computer Nerds Save Journalism?”

Monday, June 8th, 2009 Posted in Computational Journalism, In The News, Interesting | No Comments »

Can Computer Nerds Save Journalism?, TIME Magazine, by MATT VILLANO, June 8, 2009 EXCERPT "At the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, a three-year-old program in "computational journalism" helps computer-science majors study ... Read more..

Presentation at International Workshop on Video (2009): “Temporal Representations of Video for Analysis and Synthesis”

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009 Posted in Computational Photography and Video, Presentations | No Comments »

"Temporal Representations of Video for Analysis and Synthesis" at IWV09: International Workshop on Video, In Barcelona, SPAIN, May 25-27, 2009. (Slides, NO Video) Abstract I will present a variety of temporal models of video ... Read more..