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 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..

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..

Paper in CVPR 2014 “Efficient Hierarchical Graph-Based Segmentation of RGBD Videos”

Sunday, June 22nd, 2014 Posted in Computer Vision, Henrik Christensen, Papers, Steven Hickson | No Comments »

[bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2014-Hickson-EHGSRV] Abstract We present an efficient and scalable algorithm for seg- menting 3D RGBD point clouds by combining depth, color, and temporal information using a multistage, hierarchical graph-based approach. Our ... Read more..

Paper in CVIU 2013 “A Visualization Framework for Team Sports Captured using Multiple Static Cameras”

Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 Posted in Activity Recognition, Computational Photography and Video, Jessica Hodgins, PAMI/ICCV/CVPR/ECCV, Papers, Raffay Hamid, Sports Visualization | No Comments »

[bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2013-Hamid-VFTSCUMSC] Abstract We present a novel approach for robust localization of multiple people observed using a set of static cameras. We use this location information to generate a visualization of ... Read more..

Paper in ACM Ubicomp 2013 “Technological approaches for addressing privacy concerns when recognizing eating behaviors with wearable cameras”

Saturday, September 14th, 2013 Posted in Activity Recognition, Computational Photography and Video, Edison Thomaz, Gregory Abowd, ISWC, Mobile Computing, Papers, UBICOMP, Ubiquitous Computing | No Comments »

[bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2013-Thomaz-TAAPCWREBWWC]  Abstract First-person point-of-view (FPPOV) images taken by wearable cameras can be used to better understand people's eating habits. Human computation is a way to provide effective analysis of FPPOV ... Read more..

Paper in ACM KDD 2013 “Detecting insider threats in a real corporate database of computer usage activity”

Sunday, August 11th, 2013 Posted in AAAI/IJCAI/UAI, Josh Jones, Vinay Bettadapura | No Comments »

[bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2013-Senator-DITRCDCUA] Abstract This paper reports on methods and results of an applied research project by a team consisting of SAIC and four universities to develop, integrate, and evaluate new approaches ... Read more..

Paper in IEEE CVPR 2013 “Geometric Context from Videos”

Thursday, June 27th, 2013 Posted in Matthias Grundmann, PAMI/ICCV/CVPR/ECCV, Papers, S. Hussain Raza | No Comments »

[bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2013-Raza-GCFV] Abstract We present a novel algorithm for estimating the broad 3D geometric structure of outdoor video scenes. Leveraging spatio-temporal video segmentation, we decompose a dynamic scene captured by a ... Read more..

Paper in IEEE CVPR 2013 “Decoding Children’s Social Behavior”

Thursday, June 27th, 2013 Posted in Affective Computing, Behavioral Imaging, Denis Lantsman, Gregory Abowd, James Rehg, PAMI/ICCV/CVPR/ECCV, Papers, Thomas Ploetz | No Comments »

[bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2013-Rehg-DCSB] Abstract We introduce a new problem domain for activity recognition: the analysis of children's social and communicative behaviors based on video and audio data. We specifically target interactions between ... Read more..