Paper in AAAI’s ICWSM (2017) “Selfie-Presentation in Everyday Life: A Large-Scale Characterization of Selfie Contexts on Instagram”

Thursday, May 18th, 2017 Posted in Computational Journalism, Computational Photography and Video, Computer Vision, Face and Gesture, Julia Deeb-Swihart, Papers, Social Computing | No Comments »

Paper [bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2017-Deeb-Swihart-SELLCSCI] Abstract Carefully managing the presentation of self via technology is a core practice on all modern social media platforms. Recently, selfies have emerged as a new, pervasive genre of ... Read more..

Paper in IJCNN (2017) “Towards Using Visual Attributes to Infer Image Sentiment Of Social Events”

Thursday, May 18th, 2017 Posted in Computational Journalism, Computational Photography and Video, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Papers, Unaiza Ahsan | No Comments »

Paper [bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2017-Ahsan-TUVAIISSE] Abstract Widespread and pervasive adoption of smartphones has led to instant sharing of photographs that capture events ranging from mundane to life-altering happenings. We propose to capture sentiment information ... Read more..

Paper in IEEE WACV (2017): “Complex Event Recognition from Images with Few Training Examples”

Monday, March 27th, 2017 Posted in Computational Journalism, Computational Photography and Video, Computer Vision, PAMI/ICCV/CVPR/ECCV, Papers, Unaiza Ahsan | No Comments »

Paper [bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2017-Ahsan-CERFIWTE] Abstract We propose to leverage concept-level representations for complex event recognition in photographs given limited training examples. We introduce a novel framework to discover event concept attributes from the web and ... Read more..

Presentation at the Machine Learning Center at GA Tech on “The New Machine Learning Center at GA Tech: Plans and Aspirations”

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 Posted in Machine Learning, Presentations | No Comments »

Machine Learning at Georgia Tech Seminar Series Speaker: Irfan Essa Date/Time: March 1, 2017, 12n Abstract The Interdisciplinary Research Center (IRC) for Machine Learning at Georgia Tech (ML@GT) was established in Summer 2016 to ... Read more..