Albrecht successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled “Semantic Awareness for Automatic Image Interpretation”. Congratulations and all the best for 2013.
Congratulations to Neda and Albrecht for winning Silver Awards for best Teaching Assistants in IC/EPFL for the academic year 2011/2012.
Albrecht presented our work ” A Large-Scale Multi-Lingual Color Thesaurus ” and received the MERL best student paper award. Look at the project page and find your favorite color. Multi-lingual Color Thesaurus
Albrecht presented our long paper entitled ” Joint Statistical Analysis of Images and Keywords with Applications in Semantic Image Enhancement “. Go see the result images and download code. Semantic Image Enhancement
Neda Salamati presented our joint work with Xerox Research in Grenoble on “Semantic Image Segmentation Using Visible and Near-Infrared Channels.” Sabine Süsstrunk gave a keynote presentation.
Neda Salamati and Zahra Sadeghipoor Kermani presented our work on “Compression of Multispectral Images: Color (RGB) plus Near-Infrared (NIR).” Sabine Süsstrunk gave a keynote.
Appu Shaji won several awards for his project Insight at ICC 2012, an international startup competition held at IDIAP Martigny.
CROPPOLA (croppola.com), the intelligent image cropping tool developed by Radhakrishna Achanta and Appu Shaji, is on-line. Try it out and give feedback!
Our superpixel and supervoxel methods ” SLIC Superpixels Compared to the State-of-the-art Superpixels ” was accepted for publication.
The 4th International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo), 5-7 December 2012, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland.
An interdisciplinary venue for researchers from Computer Science, Informatics, Social Sciences and Management Sciences to present work on studying the interplay between socially-centric platforms and social phenomena.
Albrecht Lindner presented our collaborative work with Océ Print Logic Technology (a Canon Group) on ” What is the Color of Chocolate? – Extracting Color Values of Semantic Expressions“.
Our collaborative work on ” A New In-Camera Imaging Model for Color Computer Vision and its Application ” with NUS was accepted for publication.
Our collaborative work with UEA and the Center of Computer Vision, Barcelona, on ” Spectral Sharpening by Spherical Sampling ” was accepted for publication.
Sabine Süsstrunk talks about her experiences participating in the NCCR MICS as a researcher and as a project leader in the March 2012 newsletter.
7th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (VISIGRAPP 2012), Rome, Italy
Sabine Süsstrunk gave a keynote entitled “Improving the Visible with the Invisible – Incorporating Near-Infrared Cues in Computational Photography and Computer Vision.”
Zahra Sadeghipoor presented a paper on ” Optimum Spectral Sensitivity Functions for Single Sensor Color Imaging ” in the Digital Photography VIII conference, and Sabine Süsstrunk a keynote in Visual Information Processing and Communication III.