Advanced Topics in Computer
Instructor: Lihi Zelnik-Manor
Time: Thursday 14:30-16:30
Location: Mayer 351
Office hours: Tue. 9:30-11:00
Welcome to the seminar on "Advanced Topics in Computer Vision". In this
course, every week we will study a different topic, presented by one or
two students. Each participant in the course is required to present one
or two topics as a seminar. Additionally, every week all students are
expected to read one of the relevant papers and submit a one-paragraph
summary, prior to the seminar.
The topics we will cover include some of latest work in this area of
About the class
Since this is a seminar, attending
the class is obligatory. If you cannot attend a certain lecture, please
send me an email in advance.
The final grade will be based on:
The quality of your presentation
2) Sending it to me in time
(Thursday, the week before your talk)
4) Sending me a one-paragraph summary
By Saturday November 5th, send me a list of three topics you would like
to present to class (with priorities). The topics will be allocated to
students on the first-come-first-serve strategy (the site will be
You may also suggest a topic of interest to you.
You should wait for my formal confirmation before starting to work on a
The presentation of the paper should include not only a summary of the
relevant papers but also your personal evaluation of them. You should
discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the presented approaches by
considering the following issues:
- Does the paper make reasonable
- How novel is the solution?
- Is the solution technically
- How convincing is the
- Writing level: is the paper
clearly written? Is it self-contained?
- Most importantly: any ideas for
interesting future directions?