Advanced Topics in Computer Vision (048921)


Tentative list of topics

Below you may find a tentative list of topics. You may suggest to me (via email) other topics which are of interest to you and do not appear on the list below (please include a list of relevant papers).
You should wait for my formal confirmation before starting to work on a topic.



Analysis of solar images

 

·         Conference on solar information processing:  http://www.sipwork.org/

·          “Computer Vision for the Solar Dynamics Observatory”, Martens et al. http://www.springerlink.com/content/t27t647m2hx2701h/fulltext.pdf

Social networks [Idan & Saman]

 

·         Monitoring, Recognizing and Discovering Social Networks, Ting Yu Ser-Nam Lim Kedar Patwardhan Nils Krahnstoever, CVPR’09
http://www.umiacs.umd.edu/~sernam/papers/cvpr09-socialnet.pdf

·         Social Interactions: A First-Person Perspective, Alireza Fathi, Jessica K. Hodgins, James M. Rehg, CVPR’12
http://www.cc.gatech.edu/~afathi3/publication/CVPR12.pdf

·         Social behavior recognition in continuous video, Xavier P. Burgos-Artizzu, Piotr Dollar, Dayu Lin, David J. Anderson, Pietro Perona. CVPR’12
http://vision.ucsd.edu/~pdollar/files/papers/CVPR12behavior.pdf


·         Mapping the World’s Photos, David Crandall, Lars Backstrom, Daniel Huttenlocher and Jon Kleinberg, WWW’09
http://www.cs.cornell.edu/~dph/papers/photomap-www09.pdf

·         Placing Flickr Photos on a Map, P Serdyukov, V Murdock, R van Zwol, ACM SIGIR’09
http://www.research.yahoo.net/files/fp028-serdyukov.pdf

·         Landmark classification in large-scale image collections, Y Li, DJ Crandall, DP Huttenlocher, CVPR’09
http://www.cs.cornell.edu/~crandall/papers/landmark09iccv.pdf

 

 

 

 

Collective intelligence [Eran & Alice]

 

·         reCAPTCHA:
http://www.google.com/recaptcha
http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~biglou/reCAPTCHA_Science.pdf

 

·         Peekaboom:
http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~biglou/Peekaboom.pdf

·         The ESP game:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ESP_game

 

·         MARKERLESS MOTION CAPTURE IN THE CROWD, Ian Spiro, Thomas Huston, Christoph Bregler, CI’12
http://ianspiro.com/ci2012.pdf

·         Recognizing Objects in Adversarial Clutter: Breaking a Visual CAPTCHA, G Mori, J Malik, CVPR’03
https://www.cs.sfu.ca/research/groups/VML/pubs/mori-rec_obj-cvpr03.pdf

 

Sports  [Mingzi & Alex] 

·         Computer vision at the super-bowl
http://www.ri.cmu.edu/events/sb35/tksuperbowl.html

·         Computer vision system for tracking players in sports games, J Pers, S Kovacic, ISPA’00
http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.59.8949&rep=rep1&type=pdf
http://vision.fe.uni-lj.si/research/trackp/

·         A review of vision-based motion analysis in sport, S Barris, C Button, Sports Medicine, 2008
http://pdfs.journals.adisonline.com/sportsmedicine/2008/38120/A_Review_of_Vision_Based_Motion_Analysis_in_Sport.6.pdf

·         Sports TV Applications of Computer Vision, Graham Thomas, 2012
http://www.bbc.co.uk/rd/publications/whitepaper220.shtml
http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/rd/pubs/whp/whp-pdf-files/WHP220.pdf

·         Team Activity Recognition in Sports, Cem Direkoglu, Noel O’Connor, ECCV’12

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Animal behavior

 

·         High-Throughput Ethomics in Large Groups of Drosophilia, K. Branson, A. Robie, J. Bender, P. Perona and M. Dickinson, Nature Methods 2009
http://www.vision.caltech.edu/publications/Branson-Nature-Methods-05-2009.pdf

·         Motmot, an open-source toolkit for realtime video acquisition and analysis, AD Straw, MH Dickinson, 2009
http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1751-0473-4-5.pdf

Marine analysis - [Marina]

·         Automated Annotation of Coral Reef Survey Images, Beijbom O., Edmunds P.J., Kline D.I., Mitchell G.B., Kriegman D, CVPR’12
http://vision.ucsd.edu/sites/default/files/automated_coral_annotation.pdf

·         Coral reef habitat mapping: how much detail can remote sensing provide? PJ Mumby, EP Green, AJ Edwards, CD Clark - Marine Biology, 1997
http://www.marinespatialecologylab.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/Mumby-et-al-07-Marine-Biology.pdf


E-commerce - [Yael]

·         http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-642-24355-4_7?LI=true 

 

Spam

 

Health

 

Games

 

Kinect - [Avithal & Roy]

1) Controller-free exploration of medical image data: experiencing the Kinect, L Gallo, AP Placitelli, M Ciampi, CBMS'2011
    http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpls/abs_all.jsp?arnumber=5999138
2) 

Altitude control of a quadrotor helicopter using depth map from Microsoft Kinect sensor, J Stowers, M Hayes, and A Bainbridge-Smith,ICM'2011

 
3) Kinect identity: Technology and experience,  T Leyvand, C Meekhof, YC Wei, J Sun, B Guo, IEEE Computer, 2011
4) Human detection using depth information by Kinect, L Xia, CC Chen, JK Aggarwal, CVPR'2011
5) Using Kinect for hand tracking and rendering in wearable haptics, V Frati, D Prattichizzo, WHC'2011

6)
3D puppetry: a kinect-based interface for 3D animation,  R Held, A Gupta, B Curless, M Agrawala, ACM UI 2012

 

Computer vision on mobile devices [Mark & Danny]

- http://leafsnap.com/
   Leafsnap: A Computer Vision System for Automatic Plant Species Identification
- Deep Shot: A Framework for Migrating Tasks Across Devices Using Mobile Phone Cameras
- Online Creation of Panoramic Augmented-Reality Annotations on Mobile Phones

 

 

 

Computer vision in metric geometry - [Nir]

·         A Gromov-Hausdorff Framework with Diffusion Geometry for Topologically-Robust Non-rigid Shape Matching, Alexander M. Bronstein, Michael M. Bronstein, Ron Kimmel, Mona Mahmoudi, Guillermo Sapiro, IJCV’10
http://www.cs.technion.ac.il/~ron/PAPERS/BroBroKimMahSap_IJCV2010.pdf

 

 

 

Food analysis - [Ido]

·         Here is a link to a bubch of papers