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Funding (2011) NSF (1146352) “EAGER: Linguistic Task Transfer for Humans and Cyber Systems”

Thursday, September 1st, 2011 Posted in Activity Recognition, Mike Stilman, NSF, Robotics | No Comments »

EAGER: Linguistic Task Transfer for Humans and Cyber Systems (Mike Stillman, Irfan Essa) NSF/RI This project, investigating formal languages as a general methodology for task transfer between distinct cyber-physical systems such ... Read more..

Funding (2011): NSF (1059362): “II-New: Motion Grammar Laboratory”

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011 Posted in Henrik Christensen, Mike Stilman, NSF | No Comments »

II-New: Motion Grammar Laboratory (Stillman, Essa, Egerstadt, Christensen, Ueda) Division of Computer and Network Systems Instrumentation Grant. An anthropomorphic robot arm and a human capture system enable the autonomous performance of assembly tasks with ... Read more..

Paper (2009): ICASSP “Learning Basic Units in American Sign Language using Discriminative Segmental Feature Selection”

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009 Posted in 0205507, Face and Gesture, ICASSP, James Rehg, Numerical Machine Learning, Pei Yin, Thad Starner | No Comments »

Pei Yin, Thad Starner, Harley Hamilton, Irfan Essa, James M. Rehg (2009), "Learning Basic Units in American Sign Language using Discriminative Segmental Feature Selection" in IEEE Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and ... Read more..

Funding (2007): NSF “Web on Demand – Bridging the Gap Between Social Networks and Ad Hoc Networking”

Monday, September 1st, 2008 Posted in Computational Journalism, Kishore Ramachandran, Mobile Computing | No Comments »

Award#0834545 - CSR-DMSS, SM: Web on Demand - Bridging the Gap Between Social Networks and Ad Hoc Networking Investigator(s): Umakishore Ramachandran, (Principal Investigator), Irfan Essa (Co-Principal Investigator) Dates: September 1, ... Read more..

Paper: ICASSP (2008) “Discriminative Feature Selection for Hidden Markov Models using Segmental Boosting”

Thursday, April 3rd, 2008 Posted in 0205507, Face and Gesture, Funding, James Rehg, Numerical Machine Learning, PAMI/ICCV/CVPR/ECCV, Papers, Pei Yin, Thad Starner | No Comments »

Pei Yin, Irfan Essa, James Rehg, Thad Starner (2008) "Discriminative Feature Selection for Hidden Markov Models using Segmental Boosting", ICASSP 2008 - March 30 - April 4, 2008 - ... Read more..

Funding: NSF (2008) “Symposium on Computation and Journalism”

Saturday, March 8th, 2008 Posted in Computational Journalism, Funding | No Comments »

Award#0813831 - Symposium on Computation and Journalism ABSTRACT Fundamentally, journalism is aimed at collecting news information and disseminating that information with a layer of contextualization and understanding provided by journalists. Recent advances ... Read more..

Thesis: Mitch Parry PhD (2007), “Separation and Analysis of Multichannel Signals”

Tuesday, October 9th, 2007 Posted in 0205507, Audio Analysis, Funding, Mitch Parry, PhD, Thesis | No Comments »

Mitch Parry (2007), Separation and Analysis of Multichannel Signals PhD Thesis [PDF], Georgia Institute of Techniology, College of Computing, Atlanta, GA. (Advisor: Irfan Essa) Abstract This thesis examines a large and growing ... Read more..

Funding: NSF/SGER (2007) “Persistent, Adaptive, Collaborative Synthespians”

Saturday, September 15th, 2007 Posted in Charles Isbell, Numerical Machine Learning | No Comments »

Award#0749181 - SGER Collaborative Research: Persistent, Adaptive, Collaborative Synthespians ABSTRACT This project explores the development of methodologies for populating worlds with persistent, adaptive, collaborative, believable synthetic actors, referred to as Synthespians. These ... Read more..

Paper: IEEE ICASSP (2007) “Incorporating Phase Information for Source Separation via Spectrogram Factorization”

Sunday, April 15th, 2007 Posted in 0205507, Audio Analysis, Funding, Mitch Parry, Papers, Research | No Comments »

Parry, R.M. Essa, I. (2007) "Incorporating Phase Information for Source Separation via Spectrogram Factorization." In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, 2007. ICASSP 2007. 15-20 April 2007, Volume: 2, page(s): ... Read more..

Paper: J. Parallel Distrib. Computing (2005): “Experiences with optimizing two stream-based applications for cluster execution”

Saturday, September 30th, 2006 Posted in Computational Photography and Video, James Rehg, Kishore Ramachandran, Papers, Research | No Comments »

Experiences with optimizing two stream-based applications for cluster execution Angelov, Y., Ramachandran, U., Mackenzie, K., Rehg, J. M., and Essa, I. 2005. "Experiences with optimizing two stream-based applications for cluster ... Read more..