Paper (WACV 2016) “Discovering Picturesque Highlights from Egocentric Vacation Videos”

Monday, March 7th, 2016 Posted in Computational Photography and Video, Computer Vision, Daniel Castro, PAMI/ICCV/CVPR/ECCV, Vinay Bettadapura | No Comments »

Paper [bibtex file=IrfanEssaWS.bib key=2016-Castro-DPHFEVV] Abstract We present an approach for identifying picturesque highlights from large amounts of egocentric video data. Given a set of egocentric videos captured over the course of a vacation, ... 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 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..

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 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..

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, 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..