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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..

Paper in IEEE CVPR 2013 “Augmenting Bag-of-Words: Data-Driven Discovery of Temporal and Structural Information for Activity Recognition”

Thursday, June 27th, 2013 Posted in Activity Recognition, Behavioral Imaging, Grant Schindler, PAMI/ICCV/CVPR/ECCV, Papers, Sports Visualization, Thomas Ploetz, Vinay Bettadapura | No Comments »

[bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2013-Bettadapura-ABDDTSIAR] Abstract We present data-driven techniques to augment Bag of Words (BoW) models, which allow for more robust modeling and recognition of complex long-term activities, especially when the structure and ... Read more..

Paper in AISTATS 2013 “Beyond Sentiment: The Manifold of Human Emotions”

Monday, April 29th, 2013 Posted in AAAI/IJCAI/UAI, Behavioral Imaging, Computational Journalism, Numerical Machine Learning, Papers, WWW | No Comments »

[bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2012-Kim-BSMHE] Abstract Sentiment analysis predicts the presence of positive or negative emotions in a text document. In this paper we consider higher dimensional extensions of the sentiment concept, which represent ... Read more..

Paper in ECCV Workshop 2012: “Weakly Supervised Learning of Object Segmentations from Web-Scale Videos”

Sunday, October 7th, 2012 Posted in Activity Recognition, Awards, Google, Matthias Grundmann, Multimedia, PAMI/ICCV/CVPR/ECCV, Papers, Vivek Kwatra, WWW | No Comments »

Weakly Supervised Learning of Object Segmentations from Web-Scale Videos [bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2012-Hartmann-WSLOSFWV] Abstract We propose to learn pixel-level segmentations of objects from weakly labeled (tagged) internet videos. Speci cally, given a large collection of ... Read more..

AT UBICOMP 2012 Conference, in Pittsburgh, PA, September 5 – 7, 2012

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 Posted in Edison Thomaz, Grant Schindler, Gregory Abowd, Papers, Presentations, Thomas Ploetz, Ubiquitous Computing, Vinay Bettadapura | No Comments »

At ACM sponsored, 14th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp 2012), Pittsburgh, PA, September 5 - 7, 2012. Here are the highlights of my group's participation in Ubicomp 2012. E. Thomaz, V. Bettadapura, ... Read more..

Paper in ICCV 2011: “Gaussian Process Regression Flow for Analysis of Motion Trajectories”

Friday, October 28th, 2011 Posted in Activity Recognition, DARPA, Kihwan Kim, PAMI/ICCV/CVPR/ECCV, Papers | No Comments »

Gaussian Process Regression Flow for Analysis of Motion Trajectories Kim, Lee, and Essa (2011), “Gaussian Process Regression Flow for Analysis of Motion Trajectories,” in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision ... Read more..

Paper in CVPR (2010): “Motion Field to Predict Play Evolution in Dynamic Sport Scenes

Sunday, June 13th, 2010 Posted in Activity Recognition, Jessica Hodgins, Kihwan Kim, Matthias Grundmann, PAMI/ICCV/CVPR/ECCV, Papers, Sports Visualization | No Comments »

Kihwan Kim, Matthias Grundmann, Ariel Shamir, Iain Matthews, Jessica Hodgins, Irfan Essa (2010) "Motion Field to Predict Play Evolution in Dynamic Sport Scenes" in Proceedings of IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference ... Read more..

Paper in CVPR (2010): “Discontinuous Seam-Carving for Video Retargeting”

Sunday, June 13th, 2010 Posted in Computational Photography and Video, Matthias Grundmann, PAMI/ICCV/CVPR/ECCV, Papers, Vivek Kwatra | No Comments »

Discontinuous Seam-Carving for Video Retargeting Matthias Grundmann, Vivek Kwatra, Mei Han, Irfan Essa (2010) "Discontinuous Seam-Carving for Video Retargeting" in Proceedings of IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference (CVPR), San Francisco, CA, USA, ... Read more..

Paper in CVPR (2010): “Efficient Hierarchical Graph-Based Video Segmentation

Sunday, June 13th, 2010 Posted in Computational Photography and Video, Matthias Grundmann, PAMI/ICCV/CVPR/ECCV, Vivek Kwatra | No Comments »

Matthias Grundmann, Vivek Kwatra, Mei Han, Irfan Essa (2010) "Efficient Hierarchical Graph-Based Video Segmentation" in Proceedings of IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference (CVPR), San Francisco, CA, USA, June 2010 [PDF][Website][DOI][Video ... Read more..

Paper in Advanced Robotics (2009): “Human Action Recognition Using Global Point Feature Histograms and Action Shapes”

Thursday, October 29th, 2009 Posted in Activity Recognition, Franzi Meier, Intelligent Environments, Michael Beetz, Papers | No Comments »

Radu Bogdan Rusu, Jan Bandouch, Franziska Meier, Irfan Essa and Michael Beetz (2009) "Human Action Recognition Using Global Point Feature Histograms and Action Shapes", in Journal of Advanced ... Read more..