Announcing the new Interdisciplinary Research Center for Machine Learning at Georgia Tech (ML@GT)

Thursday, October 6th, 2016 Posted in In The News, Interesting, Machine Learning | No Comments »

Announcement from Georgia Tech's College of Computing about a new Interdisciplinary Research Center for Machine Learning (ML@GT) that I will be serving as the Inaugural Director for. Machine Learning @ Georgia ... 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..

Paper in Ubicomp 2015: “A Practical Approach for Recognizing Eating Moments with Wrist-Mounted Inertial Sensing”

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 »

Paper [bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2015-Thomaz-PAREMWWIS] Abstract 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..

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..

Paper in ACM IUI15: “Inferring Meal Eating Activities in Real World Settings from Ambient Sounds: A Feasibility Study”

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 »

Paper [bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2015-Thomaz-IMEARWSFASFS] Abstract 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..