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AT UBICOMP 2012 Conference, in Pittsburgh, PA, September 5 – 7, 2012

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 Posted in Edison Thomaz, Grant Schindler, Gregory Abowd, Papers, Presentations, Thomas Ploetz, Ubiquitous Computing, Vinay Bettadapura | No Comments »

At ACM sponsored, 14th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp 2012), Pittsburgh, PA, September 5 - 7, 2012. Here are the highlights of my group's participation in Ubicomp 2012. E. Thomaz, V. Bettadapura, ... Read more..

AT Texas Instruments to give a Talk on “Video Stabilization and Rolling Shutter Removal on YouTube

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 Posted in Computational Photography and Video, Matthias Grundmann, Presentations, Vivek Kwatra | No Comments »

Video Stabilization and Rolling Shutter Removal on YouTube Abstract In this talk, I will over a variety of approaches my group is working on for video analysis and enhancement. In particular, I ... Read more..

Online (and Free) Course on Computational Photography via Coursera

Friday, August 17th, 2012 Posted in DVFX, Teaching | No Comments »

Check out the Computational Photography | Coursera Course I am working on now. This course is aimed at teaching you the basics of how computation has impacted the entire workflow of photography, from ... Read more..

AT IWCV 2012: “Videos Understanding: Extracting Content and Context from Video.”

Thursday, May 24th, 2012 Posted in Activity Recognition, Computational Photography and Video, Presentations, Visual Surviellance | No Comments »

Videos Understanding: Extracting Content and Context from Video. (Presentation at the International Workshop on Computer Vision 2012, Ortigia, Siracusa, Sicily, May 22-24, 2012.) Irfan Essa GEORGIA Tech Abstract In this talk, I will describe various efforts ... Read more..

Video Stabilization on YouTube

Sunday, May 6th, 2012 Posted in Computational Photography and Video, Google, In The News, Matthias Grundmann, Vivek Kwatra | No Comments »

Here is an excerpt from a Google Research Blog on our Video Stabilization on YouTube.  Now even more improved. One thing we have been working on within Research at Google is ... Read more..

Paper in IEEE ICCP 2012: “Calibration-Free Rolling Shutter Removal”

Saturday, April 28th, 2012 Posted in Computational Photography and Video, Daniel Castro, ICCP, Matthias Grundmann, Vivek Kwatra | No Comments »

Calibration-Free Rolling Shutter Removal [bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2012-Grundmann-CRSR] Abstract We present a novel algorithm for efficient removal of rolling shutter distortions in uncalibrated streaming videos. Our proposed method is calibration free as it does ... Read more..

Award (2012): Best Computer Vision Paper Award by Google Research

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012 Posted in Computational Photography and Video, Matthias Grundmann, Papers, Vivek Kwatra | No Comments »

Our following paper was just awarded the Excellent Paper for 2011 in Computer Vision by Google Research. [bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2011-Grundmann-AVSWROCP] Casually shot videos captured by handheld or mobile cameras suffer from significant ... Read more..

Teaching: Spring 2012

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012 Posted in CnJ, Computational Journalism, Computational Photography and Video, DVFX | No Comments »

In Spring 2012, I am teaching 2 classes. Advanced Computational Photography (CS 8803 PHO) [with Grant Schindler] This is an advanced topics class in Computational Photography, building on my intro class and ... Read more..

Kihwan Kim’s Thesis Defense (2011): “Spatio-temporal Data Interpolation for Dynamic Scene Analysis”

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 Posted in Computational Photography and Video, Kihwan Kim, Modeling and Animation, Multimedia, PhD, Security, Visual Surviellance, WWW | No Comments »

Spatio-temporal Data Interpolation for Dynamic Scene Analysis Kihwan Kim, PhD Candidate School of Interactive Computing, College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2011 Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST Location: Technology Square ... Read more..

In the News (2011): “Shake it like an Instagram picture — Online Video News”

Thursday, September 15th, 2011 Posted in Collaborators, Computational Photography and Video, Google, In The News, Matthias Grundmann, Vivek Kwatra, WWW | No Comments »

Our work, as described in the following paper, now showcased in youtube. [bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2011-Grundmann-AVSWROCP] YouTube effects: Shake it like an Instagram picture via YouTube effects: Shake it like an Instagram picture — ... Read more..