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Paper in CVIU 2013 “A Visualization Framework for Team Sports Captured using Multiple Static Cameras”

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 Posted in Activity Recognition, Computational Photography and Video, Jessica Hodgins, PAMI/ICCV/CVPR/ECCV, Papers, Raffay Hamid, Sports Visualization | No Comments »

[bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2013-Hamid-VFTSCUMSC] Abstract We present a novel approach for robust localization of multiple people observed using a set of static cameras. We use this location information to generate a visualization of ... Read more..

Paper in ACM Ubicomp 2013 “Technological approaches for addressing privacy concerns when recognizing eating behaviors with wearable cameras”

Saturday, September 14th, 2013 Posted in Activity Recognition, Computational Photography and Video, Edison Thomaz, Gregory Abowd, ISWC, Mobile Computing, Papers, Ubiquitous Computing | No Comments »

[bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2013-Thomaz-TAAPCWREBWWC]  Abstract First-person point-of-view (FPPOV) images taken by wearable cameras can be used to better understand people's eating habits. Human computation is a way to provide effective analysis of FPPOV ... Read more..

Paper in ACM KDD 2013 “Detecting insider threats in a real corporate database of computer usage activity”

Sunday, August 11th, 2013 Posted in AAAI/IJCAI/UAI, Josh Jones, Vinay Bettadapura | No Comments »

[bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2013-Senator-DITRCDCUA] Abstract This paper reports on methods and results of an applied research project by a team consisting of SAIC and four universities to develop, integrate, and evaluate new approaches ... Read more..

At ICVSS (International Computer Vision Summer School) 2013, in Calabria, ITALY (July 2013)

Thursday, July 11th, 2013 Posted in Computational Photography, Computational Photography and Video, Daniel Castro, Matthias Grundmann, Presentations, S. Hussain Raza, Vivek Kwatra | No Comments »

Teaching at the ICVSS 2013, in Calabria, Italy, July 2013 (Programme) Computational Video: Post-processing Methods for Stabilization, Retargeting and Segmentation Irfan Essa (This work in collaboration withMatthias Grundmann, Daniel Castro, Vivek Kwatra, Mei ... Read more..

Paper in IEEE CVPR 2013 “Geometric Context from Videos”

Thursday, June 27th, 2013 Posted in Matthias Grundmann, PAMI/ICCV/CVPR/ECCV, Papers, S. Hussain Raza | No Comments »

[bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2013-Raza-GCFV] Abstract We present a novel algorithm for estimating the broad 3D geometric structure of outdoor video scenes. Leveraging spatio-temporal video segmentation, we decompose a dynamic scene captured by a ... Read more..

Paper in IEEE CVPR 2013 “Decoding Children’s Social Behavior”

Thursday, June 27th, 2013 Posted in Affective Computing, Behavioral Imaging, Denis Lantsman, Gregory Abowd, James Rehg, PAMI/ICCV/CVPR/ECCV, Papers, Thomas Ploetz | No Comments »

[bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2013-Rehg-DCSB] Abstract We introduce a new problem domain for activity recognition: the analysis of children's social and communicative behaviors based on video and audio data. We specifically target interactions between ... Read more..

Paper in IEEE CVPR 2013 “Augmenting Bag-of-Words: Data-Driven Discovery of Temporal and Structural Information for Activity Recognition”

Thursday, June 27th, 2013 Posted in Activity Recognition, Behavioral Imaging, Grant Schindler, PAMI/ICCV/CVPR/ECCV, Papers, Sports Visualization, Thomas Ploetz, Vinay Bettadapura | No Comments »

[bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2013-Bettadapura-ABDDTSIAR] Abstract We present data-driven techniques to augment Bag of Words (BoW) models, which allow for more robust modeling and recognition of complex long-term activities, especially when the structure and ... Read more..

Google I/O 2013: Secrets of Video Stabilization on YouTube

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 Posted in Computational Photography and Video, Google, In The News, Matthias Grundmann, Presentations, Vivek Kwatra | 1 Comment »

Presentation at Google I/0 2013 by Matthias Grundmann, John Gregg, and Vivek Kwatra on our Video Stabilizer on YouTube Video stabilization is a key component of YouTubes video enhancement tools and ... Read more..

Summer in Barcelona. Teaching classes and such.

Monday, May 13th, 2013 Posted in CnJ, Computational Photography, Daniel Castro, Study Abroad | No Comments »

I am here in Barcelona for my 4th summer, participating in the Georgia Tech, College of Computing's International Study Abroad Programs in Barcelona, ESP. Teaching two classes and spending time ... Read more..

Computational Photography MOOC on Coursera, comes to a close.

Tuesday, May 7th, 2013 Posted in Computational Photography, Computational Photography and Video, Coursera, Denis Lantsman | No Comments »

The Computational Photography MOOC offering in Coursera came to a close with the following final announcement (abridged here) on May 7, 2013. Computational photographers: Thanks for joining us for an engaging 5 ... Read more..