Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 Posted in Activity Recognition, Aneeq Zia, Eric Sarin, Mark Clements, Medical, MICCAI, Papers, Vinay Bettadapura, Yachna Sharma | No Comments »
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Surgical Skills Assessment Abstract: We present an automated framework for a visual assessment of the expertise level of surgeons using the OSATS (Objective Structured Assessment of Technical Skills) criteria. Video analysis ... Read more..
Sunday, September 13th, 2015 Posted in Activity Recognition, Behavioral Imaging, Computer Vision, Human Factors, Modeling and Animation, Presentations | No Comments »
Participated in the Dagstuhl Workshop on "Modeling and Simulation of Sport Games, Sport Movements, and Adaptations to Training" at the Dagstuhl Castle, September 13 - 16, 2015.
Computational modeling and simulation ... Read more..
Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 Posted in ACM UIST/CHI, Activity Recognition, Behavioral Imaging, Edison Thomaz, Gregory Abowd, Health Systems, Machine Learning, Mobile Computing, Papers, UBICOMP, Ubiquitous Computing | No Comments »
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Recognizing when eating activities take place is one of the key challenges in automated food intake monitoring. Despite progress over the years, most proposed approaches have been largely ... Read more..
Monday, September 7th, 2015 Posted in Activity Recognition, Daniel Castro, Gregory Abowd, Henrik Christensen, ISWC, Machine Learning, Papers, Steven Hickson, Ubiquitous Computing, Vinay Bettadapura | No Comments »
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We present a method to analyze images taken from a passive egocentric wearable camera along with the contextual information, such as time and day of a week, to ... Read more..
Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 Posted in ACM ICMI/IUI, Activity Recognition, Audio Analysis, Behavioral Imaging, Edison Thomaz, Gregory Abowd, Health Systems, Machine Learning, Multimedia | No Comments »
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Dietary self-monitoring has been shown to be an effective method for weight-loss, but it remains an onerous task despite recent advances in food journaling systems. Semi-automated food journaling ... Read more..
Sunday, September 14th, 2014 Posted in Activity Recognition, Behavioral Imaging, Computer Vision, Medical, MICCAI, Papers, Thomas Ploetz, Vinay Bettadapura, Yachna Sharma | No Comments »
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A fully automated framework for video-based surgical skill assessment is presented that incorporates the sequential and qualitative aspects of surgical motion in a data-driven manner. The Objective Structured ... Read more..
Friday, May 2nd, 2014 Posted in Affective Computing, Behavioral Imaging, Face and Gesture, PhD, Thad Starner, Zahoor Zafrulla | No Comments »
Title: Automatic recognition of American Sign Language Classifiers
School of Interactive Computing
College of Computing
Georgia Institute of Technology
Dr. Thad Starner (Advisor, School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Tech)
Dr. Irfan Essa (Co-Advisor, School ... Read more..
Monday, April 28th, 2014 Posted in Behavioral Imaging, Health Systems, Medical, Papers, Thomas Ploetz, Yachna Sharma | No Comments »
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The assessment of surgical skills is an essential part of medical training. The prevalent manual evaluations by expert surgeons are time consuming and often their outcomes vary substantially ... Read more..
Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 Posted in Activity Recognition, Computational Photography and Video, Health Systems, PhD, S. Hussain Raza, Students, Yachna Sharma | No Comments »
Today, two of my Ph. D. Students defended their Dissertations. Back to back. Congrats to both as they are both done.
Thesis title: Surgical Skill Assessment Using Motion Texture analysis
Student: Yachna ... Read more..
Saturday, September 14th, 2013 Posted in Activity Recognition, Computational Photography and Video, Edison Thomaz, Gregory Abowd, ISWC, Mobile Computing, Papers, UBICOMP, Ubiquitous Computing | No Comments »
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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..