ECE 893-5 Computer Vision Seminar
Spring 2005

In this course, we will review recent research publications related to visual detection, recognition, and tracking of people (or other objects), visual motion analysis, visual reconstruction, stereo vision, acoustic localization, robotic sensing, and other related topics. Each week we will meet to discuss one paper from the recent literature.  Students should read the paper beforehand and prepare questions and comments in order to participate fully in the discussion.  In addition, students are encouraged to volunteer to lead the discussion at least once during the semester.  All students are welcome to attend, whether or not they are signed up for the course. (For details on how to get credit, see the bottom of this page.)

Here are some miscellaneous computer vision resources.

Schedule

Week

Date

Paper

Discussion leader

1

1/12

Intro / overview

Stan Birchfield

2

1/19

D. Burschka and G. Hager, Vision-Based Control of Mobile Robots. In Proceedings of ICRA2001, May 2001, Seoul, pages 1707-1713

Zhichao Chen

3

1/26

Object Localization by Bayesian Correlation
by J.Sullivan, A.Blake, M.Isard, J.MacCormick, www.robots.ox.ac.uk/~vdg/abstracts/iccv99-bayes.html 

Dongbin Lee

4

2/2

Alexei A. Efros, Volkan Isler, Jianbo Shi, Mirko Visontai, Seeing Through Water, Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS 17), 2004
 

Brijesh Pillai

5

2/9

Denis Wolf and Gaurav S. Sukhatme, Online Simultaneous Localization and Mapping in Dynamic Environments, ICRA 2004 Abhishek Aneja

6

2/16

B. Wilburn, N. Joshi, V. Vaish, M. Levoy, and M. Horowitz, High Speed Video Using a Dense Camera Array, CVPR 2004 [ Images and movies: http://graphics.stanford.edu/papers/highspeedarray/index.html] Karl Rasche, Braga Natarajan

7

2/23

Olga Veksler, Fast Variable Window for Stereo Correspondence using Integral Images, CVPR 2003 http://www.csd.uwo.ca/faculty/olga/Papers/cvpr03-a.pdf Nikhil Rane

8

3/2

Kevin Wilson, Neal Checka, David Demirdjian and Trevor Darrell, Audio-Video Array Source Separation for Perceptual User Interfaces, ACM International Conference Proceeding Series - Proceedings of the 2001 workshop on Perceptive user interfaces. Prashant Oswall

9

3/9

Molton, Davison, and Reid, Parameterisation and probability in image alignment, ACCV 2004 http://www.robots.ox.ac.uk/ActiveVision/Papers/molton_etal_accv2004/molton_etal_accv2004.pdf Xiao Wang

10

3/16

D. R. Fischell and C. H. Coker, A speech direction finder.  ICASSP 1984. Rajitha Ganghishetty

11

3/23

[spring break]

 

12

3/30

David G. Lowe. Distinctive image features from scale-invariant keypoints. International
Journal of Computer Vision, 60(2):91110, 2004.

Sriram Rangarajan, Shrinivas Pundlik

13

4/6

Alvy Ray Smith and James F. Blinn. Blue Screen Matting. SIGGRAPH 1996 Sunil Guduru

14

4/13

Hua Zhong; Jianbo Shi; Visontai, M.  Detecting unusual activity in video. CVPR 2004, Volume 2, pages 819-826 http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/iel5/9183/29134/01315249.pdf?tp=&arnumber=1315249&isnumber=29134 Pramod Potluri
15 4/20 Anat Levin, Dani Lischinski and Yair Weiss, Colorization using Optimization, SIGGRAPH 2004 Li Yu

16

4/27 Alex Rav-Acha, Shmuel Peleg, Two motion-blurred images are better than one, Pattern Recognition Letters 26 (2005) pp. 311317  Guang Zeng

Potential future papers

Administrivia

Instructor: Stan Birchfield, 207-A Riggs Hall, 656-5912, email: stb at clemson
Meetings: 4 - 5 pm Wednesdays, 305 Riggs Hall

To receive the 1-hour credit, students must

One absence is allowed per semester, as well as five late summaries. (The summaries are checked once per week, so five late summaries could be five separate summaries each of which is one week late, or it could be one summary that is five weeks late, or any combination thereof.)