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..

Paper in IEEE WACV (2015): “Leveraging Context to Support Automated Food Recognition in Restaurants”

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 Posted in Activity Recognition, Computer Vision, Edison Thomaz, First Person Computing, Gregory Abowd, Mobile Computing, PAMI/ICCV/CVPR/ECCV, Papers, Ubiquitous Computing, Uncategorized, Vinay Bettadapura | No Comments »

Paper [bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2015-Bettadapura-LCSAFRR]   Abstract The pervasiveness of mobile cameras has resulted in a dramatic increase in food photos, which are pictures reflecting what people eat. In this paper, we study how taking ... Read more..

Paper in WACV (2015): “Egocentric Field-of-View Localization Using First-Person Point-of-View Devices”

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 Posted in Activity Recognition, Caroline Pantofaru, Computer Vision, First Person Computing, Mobile Computing, PAMI/ICCV/CVPR/ECCV, Papers, Vinay Bettadapura | No Comments »

Paper [bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2015-Bettadapura-EFLUFPD] Abstract We present a technique that uses images, videos and sensor data taken from first-person point-of-view devices to perform egocentric field-of-view (FOV) localization. We define egocentric FOV localization as ... Read more..

Four Papers at IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV 2015)

Monday, January 5th, 2015 Posted in Computational Photography and Video, Computer Vision, PAMI/ICCV/CVPR/ECCV, Papers, S. Hussain Raza, Steven Hickson, Vinay Bettadapura | No Comments »

Four papers accepted at the IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV) 2015. See you at Waikoloa Beach, Hawaii! [bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2015-Bettadapura-EFLUFPD,2015-Bettadapura-LCSAFRR,2015-Hickson-SILLHS,2015-Raza-FTCOBUSL] Last one was also the WINNER of Best ... Read more..

William Mong Distinguished Lecture at the University of Hong Kong on “Video Cameras are Everywhere: Data-Driven Methods for Video Analysis and Enhancement”

Thursday, December 11th, 2014 Posted in Computational Photography and Video, Computer Vision, Presentations | No Comments »

Video Cameras are Everywhere: Data-Driven Methods for Video Analysis and Enhancement Irfan Essa (prof.irfanessa.com) Georgia Institute of Technology School of Interactive Computing GVU and RIM @ GT Centers  Abstract  In this talk, I will start with ... Read more..