Spring 2016 Teaching

Sunday, January 10th, 2016 Posted in Computational Photography, Computational Photography and Video, Computer Vision, Computer Vision | No Comments »

My teaching activities for Spring 2016 are CS 4475 / 6475 Computational Photography (On-Campus, in Atlanta), Tue-Thu 1:35 pm-2:55 pm, KACB 2443, supported by TAs, Unaiza Ahsan, Huda Alamri, Amit Agarwal, ... Read more..

Paper in MICCAI (2015): “Automated Assessment of Surgical Skills Using Frequency Analysis”

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 Posted in Activity Recognition, Aneeq Zia, Eric Sarin, Mark Clements, Medical, MICCAI, Papers, Vinay Bettadapura, Yachna Sharma | No Comments »

Paper [bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2015-Zia-AASSUFA] 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 technique for extracting motion quality ... Read more..

Presentation at Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik in Saarbrücken (2015): “Video Analysis and Enhancement”

Monday, September 14th, 2015 Posted in Computational Journalism, Computational Photography and Video, Computer Vision, Presentations, Ubiquitous Computing | No Comments »

Video Analysis and Enhancement: Spatio-Temporal Methods for Extracting Content from Videos and Enhancing Video Output Irfan Essa (prof.irfanessa.com) Georgia Institute of Technology School of Interactive Computing Hosted by Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik in Saarbrucken (Bernt Schiele, Director ... Read more..

Dagstuhl Workshop 2015: “Modeling and Simulation of Sport Games, Sport Movements, and Adaptations to Training”

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. Motivation Computational modeling and simulation ... Read more..

Presentation at Max-Planck-Institute for Intelligent Systems in Tübingen (2015): “Data-Driven Methods for Video Analysis and Enhancement”

Thursday, September 10th, 2015 Posted in Computational Photography and Video, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Presentations | No Comments »

Data-Driven Methods for Video Analysis and Enhancement Irfan Essa (prof.irfanessa.com) Georgia Institute of Technology Thursday, September 10, 2 pm, Max Planck House Lecture Hall (Spemannstr. 36) Hosted by Max-Planck-Institute for Intelligent Systems (Michael Black, Director of Percieving ... Read more..

Paper in ISWC 2015: “Predicting Daily Activities from Egocentric Images Using Deep Learning”

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 »

Paper [bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2015-Castro-PDAFEIUDL] Abstract 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..

Fall 2015 Teaching: Computer Vision and Computational Photography for Online MSCS.

Saturday, August 15th, 2015 Posted in Aaron Bobick, Computational Photography, Computer Vision | No Comments »

In fall 2015 fall term, I am teaching two classes. Both for the Georgia Tech's Online MSCS program. CS 6475: Computational Photography CS 6476: Computer Vision (This class was originally developed and ... Read more..

Participated in the KAUST Conference on Computational Imaging and Vision 2015

Sunday, March 1st, 2015 Posted in Computational Photography and Video, Computer Vision, Daniel Castro, Presentations | No Comments »

I was invited to participate and present at the King Abdullah University of Science & Technology Conference on Computational Imaging and Vision (CIV) March 1-4, 2015 Building 19 Level 3, Lecture Halls Visual ... Read more..

Paper in WACV (2015): “Semantic Instance Labeling Leveraging Hierarchical Segmentation”

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 Posted in Computer Vision, Henrik Christensen, PAMI/ICCV/CVPR/ECCV, Papers, Robotics, Steven Hickson | No Comments »

Paper [bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2015-Hickson-SILLHS] Abstract Most of the approaches for indoor RGBD semantic labeling focus on using pixels or superpixels to train a classifier. In this paper, we implement a higher level segmentation ... Read more..

Paper in IEEE WACV (2015): “Finding Temporally Consistent Occlusion Boundaries using Scene Layout”

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 Posted in Computational Photography and Video, Computer Vision, Matthias Grundmann, PAMI/ICCV/CVPR/ECCV, Papers, S. Hussain Raza, Uncategorized | No Comments »

Paper [bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2015-Raza-FTCOBUSL] Abstract We present an algorithm for finding temporally consistent occlusion boundaries in videos to support segmentation of dynamic scenes. We learn occlusion boundaries in a pairwise Markov random field ... Read more..