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  •  NEWS   CVPR 2009: 6 publications by Amit Agrawal and others
    Date: June 20, 2009
    Where: IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The papers "3D Pose Estimation and Segmentation using Specular Cues" by Chang, J.-Y., Raskar, R. and Agrawal, A., "Coded Exposure Deblurring: Optimized Codes for PSF Estimation and Invertibility" by Agrawal, A. and Xu, Y., "Enforcing Integrability by Error Correction using $l_1$-minimization" by Reddy, D., Agrawal, A. and Chellappa, R., "Multi-Class Active Learning for Image Classification" by Joshi, A.J., Porikli, F. and Papanikolopoulos, N., "Optimal Single Image Capture for Motion Deblurring" by Agrawal, A. and Raskar, R. and "Geometric Sequence (GS) Imaging with Bayesian Smoothing for Optical and Capacitive Imaging Sensors" by Sengupta, K. and Porikli, F. were presented at the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)
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  •  NEWS   ICC 2009: 4 publications by Zhifeng Tao, Jinyun Zhang and Philip Orlik
    Date: June 14, 2009
    Where: IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC)
    MERL Contacts: Jinyun Zhang; Philip Orlik
    Brief
    • The papers "Analysis, Insights and Generalization of a Fast Decentralized Relay Selection Mechanism" by Shah, V., Mehta, N.B. and Yim, R., "Optimization of Split-and-Combine Relaying" by Yim, R., Molisch, A.F. and Zhang, J., "Pilot Matrix Design for Interim Channel Estimation in Two-Hop MIMO AF Relay Systems" by Ma, J., Orlik, P., Zhang, J., Kuze, T., Iura, H. and Li, G.-Y. and "A Graph Approach to Dynamic Fractional Frequency Reuse (FFR) in Multi-Cell OFDMA Networks" by Chang, R.Y., Tao, Z., Zhang, J. and Kuo, J. were presented at the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC)
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  •  NEWS   ACC 2009: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: June 10, 2009
    Where: American Control Conference (ACC)
    Research Area: Control
    Brief
    • The paper "Nonlinearly Parameterized Adaptive PID Control for Parallel and Series Realizations" by El Rifai, K. was presented at the American Control Conference (ACC)
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  •  NEWS   IEEE Transactions on Image Processing: publication by Anthony Vetro, Sehoon Yea and others
    Date: June 1, 2009
    Where: IEEE Transactions on Image Processing
    MERL Contact: Anthony Vetro
    Research Area: Digital Video
    Brief
    • The article "Adaptive Fuzzy Filtering for Artifact Reduction in Compressed Images and Videos" by Vo, D.T., Nguyen, T.Q., Yea, S. and Vetro, A. was published in IEEE Transactions on Image Processing
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  •  NEWS   MVA 2009: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: May 20, 2009
    Where: IAPR Conference on Machine vision Applications (MVA)
    Research Area: Machine Learning
    Brief
    • The paper "A New Approach for In-Vehicle Camera Traffic Sign Detection and Recognition" by Ruta, A., Porikli, F., Li, Y., Watanabe, S., Kage, H. and Sumi, K. was presented at the IAPR Conference on Machine vision Applications (MVA)
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  •  NEWS   CWIT 2009: publication by Wei Sun and Shantanu Rane
    Date: May 13, 2009
    Where: Canadian Workshop on Information Theory (CWIT)
    Research Area: Information Security
    Brief
    • The paper "On Information Leakage during Secure Verification of Compatibility between Signals" by Sun, W. and Rane, S. was presented at the Canadian Workshop on Information Theory (CWIT)
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  •  NEWS   BMSB 2009: publication by Jinyun Zhang and others
    Date: May 13, 2009
    Where: IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting (BMSB)
    MERL Contact: Jinyun Zhang
    Research Area: Communications
    Brief
    • The paper "QoS/QoE Techniques for IPTV Transmissions" by Zhang, J., Wang, Y. and Rong, B. was presented at the IEEE International Symposium on Broadband Multimedia Systems and Broadcasting (BMSB)
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  •  NEWS   ICEIS 2009: publication by Daniel Nikovski, Alan Esenther and others
    Date: May 6, 2009
    Where: International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS)
    MERL Contact: Daniel Nikovski
    Research Area: Data Analytics
    Brief
    • The paper "Semi-Supervised Information Extraction from Variable-Length Web-Page Lists" by Nikovski, D., Esenther, A. and Baba, A. was presented at the International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS)
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  •  NEWS   PCS 2009: 2 publications by Anthony Vetro, Sehoon Yea and others
    Date: May 6, 2009
    Where: Picture Coding Symposium (PCS)
    MERL Contact: Anthony Vetro
    Brief
    • The papers "Hole-Filling Method Using Depth Based In-Painting for View Synthesis in Free Viewpoint Television (FTV) and 3D Video" by Oh, K.-J., Yea, S. and Ho, Y.-S. and "Multi-layered Coding of Depth for Virtual View Synthesis" by Yea, S. and Vetro, A. were presented at the Picture Coding Symposium (PCS)
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  •  NEWS   IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: May 1, 2009
    Where: IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
    Research Area: Communications
    Brief
    • The article "Opportunistic Collaborative Beamforming with One-Bit Feedback" by Pun, M.-O., Brown, D.R. and Poor, H. was published in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
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  •  NEWS   IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics: publication by Anthony Vetro and others
    Date: May 1, 2009
    Where: IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics
    MERL Contact: Anthony Vetro
    Research Area: Digital Video
    Brief
    • The article "A Multi-Standards HDTV Video Decoder for Blu-Ray Disc Standard" by Minegishi, N., Sato, H., Izuhara, F., Koyama, M. and Vetro, A. was published in IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics
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  •  NEWS   VTC 2009: publication by Jinyun Zhang, Philip Orlik and others
    Date: April 26, 2009
    Where: IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC)
    MERL Contacts: Jinyun Zhang; Philip Orlik
    Research Area: Communications
    Brief
    • The paper "Static Power Allocation in Two-Hop MIMO Amplify-and-Forward Relay Systems" by Ma, J., Orlik, P., Zhang, J., Kuze, T., Iura, H. and Li, G.-Y. was presented at the IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC)
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  •  NEWS   INFOCOM 2009: publication by Jinyun Zhang and others
    Date: April 19, 2009
    Where: IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM)
    MERL Contact: Jinyun Zhang
    Research Area: Communications
    Brief
    • The paper "Distributed Opportunistic Scheduling with Two-Level Channel Probing" by Thejaswi, C., Pun, M.-O., Zhang, J. and Poor, H.V. was presented at the IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM)
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  •  NEWS   ICASSP 2009: 4 publications by Anthony Vetro, Shantanu Rane and others
    Date: April 19, 2009
    Where: IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP)
    MERL Contact: Anthony Vetro
    Brief
    • The papers "A Joint Decoding Algorithm for Multiple-Example-Based Addition of Words to a Pronunciation Lexicon" by Bansal, D., Nair, N., Singh, R. and Raj, B., "One-Handed Gesture Recognition Using Ultrasonic Doppler Sonar" by Kalgaonkar, K. and Raj, B., "A New Method for Tracking Performance Evaluation Based on a Reflective Model and Perturbation Analysis" by Pan, P., Porikli, F. and Schonfeld, D. and "Data Hiding in Hard-Copy Text Documents Robust to Print, Scan, and Photocopy Operations" by Varna, A.L., Rane, S. and Vetro, A. were presented at the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP)
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  •  NEWS   IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems: publication by Chunjie Duan and others
    Date: April 15, 2009
    Where: IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems
    Brief
    • The article "Efficient On-Chip Crosstalk Avoidance CODEC Design" by Duan, C., Calle, V.H.C. and Khatri, S.P. was published in IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems
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  •  NEWS   IPSN 2009: publication by Petros Boufounos and others
    Date: April 13, 2009
    Where: International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN)
    MERL Contact: Petros Boufounos
    Research Area: Computational Sensing
    Brief
    • The paper "Near-Optimal Bayesian Localization via Incoherence and Sparsity" by Cevher, V., Boufounos, P., Baraniuk, R.G., Gilbert, A.C. and Strauss, M.J. was presented at the International Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN)
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  •  NEWS   CHI 2009: 2 publications by Clifton Forlines and others
    Date: April 9, 2009
    Where: ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI)
    Brief
    • The papers "WeSpace: The Design Development and Deployment of a Walk-up and Share Multi-surface Visual Collaboration System" by Wigdor, D., Jian, H., Forlines, C., Borkin, M. and Shen, C. and "Improving Visual Search with Image Segmentation" by Forlines, C. and Balakrishnan, R. were presented at the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI)
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  •  NEWS   ECIR 2009: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: April 6, 2009
    Where: European Conference on Informaiton Retrieval (ECIR)
    Research Area: Speech & Audio
    Brief
    • The paper "Word Particles Applied to Information Retrieval" by Gouvea, E.V. and Raj, B. was presented at the European Conference on Informaiton Retrieval (ECIR)
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  •  NEWS   IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: April 1, 2009
    Where: IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
    Research Area: Communications
    Brief
    • The article "Fast Multiple Access Selection through Variable Power Transmissions" by Yim, R., Mehta, N.B. and Molisch, A.F. was published in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
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  •  AWARD   INFOCOM 2009 Best Paper Award
    Date: April 1, 2009
    Awarded to: Chandrashekhar Thejaswi P.S., Junshan Zhang and Vincent Poor
    Awarded for: "Distributed Opportunistic Scheduling with Two-Level Channel Probing"
    Awarded by: IEEE Conference on Computer Communications (INFOCOM)
    Research Area: Communications
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