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1,226 News items, Awards, Events and Talks related to MERL and its staff.


  •  NEWS   ECML PKDD 2008: publication by Daniel Nikovski and others
    Date: September 15, 2008
    Where: European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML PKDD)
    MERL Contact: Daniel Nikovski
    Research Area: Data Analytics
    Brief
    • The paper "Incremental Exemplar Learning Schemes for Classification on Embedded Devices" by Jain, A. and Nikovski, D. was presented at the European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML PKDD)
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  •  NEWS   ICUWB 2008: publication by Zafer Sahinoglu and others
    Date: September 10, 2008
    Where: IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband (ICUWB)
    Research Areas: Communications, Signal Processing
    Brief
    • The paper "Ultra-wideband Range Estimation: Theoretical Limits and Practical Algorithms" by Guvenc, I., Gezici, S. and Sahinoglu, Z. was presented at the IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband (ICUWB)
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  •  NEWS   Turbo Coding 2008: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: September 1, 2008
    Where: Turbo Coding
    Brief
    • The paper "Construction of High-Girth QC-LDPC Codes" by Wang, Y., Yedidia, J.S. and Draper, S.C. was presented at Turbo Coding
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  •  NEWS   SENSORCOMM 2008: publication by Chunjie Duan, Jinyun Zhang, Jianlin Guo and others
    Date: August 25, 2008
    Where: International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications (SENSORCOMM)
    MERL Contacts: Jinyun Zhang; Jianlin Guo
    Research Area: Communications
    Brief
    • The paper "Efficient Medium Access Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks" by Guo, J., Duan, C., Bhatti, G. and Zhang, J. was presented at the International Conference on Sensor Technologies and Applications (SENSORCOMM)
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  •  NEWS   IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications: publication by Jinyun Zhang and others
    Date: August 19, 2008
    Where: IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
    MERL Contact: Jinyun Zhang
    Research Area: Communications
    Brief
    • The article "Energy-Efficient Cooperative Relaying over Fading Channels with Simple Relay Selection" by Madan, R., Mehta, N.B., Molisch, A.F. and Zhang, J. was published in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
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  •  NEWS   International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques 2008: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: August 11, 2008
    Where: International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The paper "Towards Passive 6D Reflectance Field Displays" by Fuchs, M., Raskar, R., Seidel, H.-P. and Lensch, P.A.L. was presented at the International Conference on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques
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  •  NEWS   SPIE Conference on Applications of Digital Image Processing 2008: publication by Anthony Vetro, Sehoon Yea and others
    Date: August 11, 2008
    Where: SPIE Conference on Applications of Digital Image Processing
    MERL Contact: Anthony Vetro
    Research Area: Digital Video
    Brief
    • The paper "Towards a 3D Video Format for Auto-Stereoscopic Displays" by Vetro, A., Yea, S. and Smolic, A. was presented at the SPIE Conference on Applications of Digital Image Processing
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  •  NEWS   IWCMC 2008: publication by Zhifeng Tao, Jinyun Zhang, Philip Orlik and others
    Date: August 6, 2008
    Where: International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC)
    MERL Contacts: Jinyun Zhang; Philip Orlik
    Research Area: Communications
    Brief
    • The paper "Enhanced HARQ Technique Using Self-Interference Cancellation Coding (SICC)" by Matsumoto, W., Kuze, T., Uchida, S., Hideo, Y., Orlik, P.V., Molisch, A.F., Tao, Z. and Zhang, J. was presented at the International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC)
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  •  NEWS   ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG): 2 publications by Jay Thornton, Amit K. Agrawal and others
    Date: August 1, 2008
    Where: ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG)
    MERL Contact: Jay Thornton
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The articles "Improved Seam Carving for Video Retargeting" by Rubinstein, M., Shamir, A. and Avidan, A. and "Glare Aware Photography: 4D Ray Sampling for Reducing Glare Effects of Camera Lenses" by Raskar, R., Agrawal, A., Wilson, C. and Veeraraghavan, A. were published in ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG)
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  •  NEWS   IHCI 2008: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: July 25, 2008
    Where: IADIS International Conference Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction (IHCI)
    Research Area: Speech & Audio
    Brief
    • The paper "Display Style Considerations for In-Car Multimodal Music Search" by Weinberg, G. and Kondili, D. was presented at the IADIS International Conference Interfaces and Human Computer Interaction (IHCI)
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  •  NEWS   ISIT 2008: publication by Anthony Vetro, Shantanu D. Rane and others
    Date: July 6, 2008
    Where: IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT)
    MERL Contact: Anthony Vetro
    Research Area: Information Security
    Brief
    • The paper "Feature Extraction for a Slepian-Wolf Biometric System Using LDPC Codes" by Sutcu, Y., Rane, S., Yedidia, J.S., Draper, S.C. and Vetro, A. was presented at the IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT)
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  •  AWARD   SICE 2008 Best Paper Award
    Date: July 1, 2008
    Awarded to: Nishiuma, N.; Goto, Y.; Kumazawa, H.; Komaya K.; Nikovski, D. and Brand, M.
    Awarded for: "Travel Time Prediction using Singular Value Decomposition"
    Awarded by: Journal of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers of Japan
    MERL Contact: Daniel Nikovski
    Research Area: Data Analytics
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  •  NEWS   CVPR 2008: 8 publications by Jay Thornton, Shantanu D. Rane, Oncel Tuzel, Matthew Brand, Anthony Vetro and Amit K. Agrawal
    Date: June 28, 2008
    Where: IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)
    MERL Contacts: Matthew Brand; Jay Thornton; Anthony Vetro
    Brief
    • The papers "Non-Refractive Modulators for Encoding and Capturing Scene Appearance and Depth" by Veeraraghavan, A., Agrawal, A., Raskar, R., Mohan, A. and Tumblin, J., "Feature Transformation of Biometric Templates for Secure Biometric Systems based on Error Correcting Codes" by Sutcu, Y., Rane, S., Yedidia, J.S., Draper, S.C. and Vetro, A., "Constant Time O(1) Bilateral Filtering" by Porikli, F., "Learning on Lie Groups for Invariant Detection and Tracking" by Tuzel, O., Porikli, F. and Meer, P., "Kernel Integral Images: A Framework for Fast non-Uniform Filtering" by Hussein, M., Porikli, F. and Davis, L., "A Conditional Random Field for Automatic Photo Editing" by Brand, M. and Pletscher, P., "Boosting Adaptive Linear Weak Classifiers for Online Learning and Tracking" by Parag, T., Porikli, F. and Elgammai, A. and "Sensing Increased Image Resolution Using Aperture Masks" by Mohan, A., Huang, X., Tumblin, J. and Raskar, R. were presented at the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)
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  •  NEWS   ICEIS 2008: publication by Daniel Nikovski
    Date: June 12, 2008
    Where: International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS)
    MERL Contact: Daniel Nikovski
    Research Area: Data Analytics
    Brief
    • The paper "Workflow Trees for Representation and Mining of Implicitly Concurrent Business Processes" by Nikovski, D. was presented at the International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS)
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  •  NEWS   ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference 2008: publication by Chunjie Duan and others
    Date: June 8, 2008
    Where: ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference
    Brief
    • The paper "Forbidden Transition Free Crosstalk Avoidance CODEC Design" by Duan, C., Zhu, C. and Khatri, S.P. was presented at the ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference
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  •  NEWS   AVI 2008: 5 publications by Kent Wittenburg, Clifton Forlines and others
    Date: May 28, 2008
    Where: International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI)
    Brief
    • The papers "Multiview User Interfaces with an Automultiscopic Display" by Matusik, W., Forlines, C. and Pfister, H., "Adapting a Single-user, Single-display Molecular Visualization Application for Use in a Multi-user, Multi-Display Environment" by Forlines, C. and Lilien, R., "Content Aware Video Presentation on High-Resolution Displays" by Forlines, C., "Visualizing Antenna Design Spaces" by Wittenburg, K., Lanning, T., Leigh, D. and Ryall, K. and "Combining and Measuring the Benefits of Bimanual Pen and Direct-Touch Interaction of Interfaces" by Brandl, P., Forlines, C., Wigdor, D., Haller, M. and Shen, C. were presented at the International Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI)
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  •  NEWS   3DTV-CON 2008: publication by Anthony Vetro and Sehoon Yea
    Date: May 28, 2008
    Where: 3DTV-Conference (3DTV-CON)
    MERL Contact: Anthony Vetro
    Research Area: Digital Video
    Brief
    • The paper "View Synthesis Prediction for Rate-Overhead Reduction in FTV" by Yea, S. and Vetro, A. was presented at the 3DTV-Conference (3DTV-CON)
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  •  NEWS   Cambridge University Press: publication by Zafer Sahinoglu and others
    Date: May 27, 2008
    Where: Cambridge University Press
    Research Areas: Communications, Signal Processing
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  •  NEWS   IEEE Workshop on Human Detection from Mobile Platforms 2008: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: May 19, 2008
    Where: IEEE Workshop on Human Detection from Mobile Platforms
    Research Area: Machine Learning
    Brief
    • The paper "Towards Practical Evaluation of Pedestrian Detectors" by Hussein, M., Porikli, F. and Davis, L. was presented at the IEEE Workshop on Human Detection from Mobile Platforms
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  •  NEWS   ICC 2008: 9 publications by Koon Hoo Teo, Zhifeng (Jeffrey) Tao, Philip Orlik, Chunjie Duan, Jinyun Zhang and Zafer Sahinoglu
    Date: May 19, 2008
    Where: IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC)
    MERL Contacts: Philip Orlik; Jinyun Zhang; Koon Hoo Teo
    Brief
    • The papers "Narrowband Interference Resilient Receiver Design for Unknown UWB Signal Detection" by Ozdemir, O., Sahinoglu, Z. and Zhang, J., "Localization via TDOA in a UWB Sensor Network using Neural Networks" by Ergut, S., Rao, R.R., Dural, O. and Sahinoglu, Z., "On the Performance of Linear Least-Squares Estimation in Wireless Positioning Systems" by Gezici, S., Guvenc, I. and Sahinoglu, Z., "Best Node Selection through Distributed Fast Variable Power Multiple Access" by Yim, R., Mehta, N.B. and Molisch, A.F., "Antenna Selection for Next Generation IEEE 802.16 Mobile Stations" by Nie, C., Tao, Z., Mehta, N.B., Molisch, A.F., Zhang, J., Kuze, T. and Panwar, S., "Routing in Cooperative Wireless Networks with Mutual-Information Accumulation" by Draper, S.C., Liu, A., Molisch, A.F. and Yedidia, J.S., "A Low-Complexity Synchronization Design for MB-OFDM Ultra-Wideband Systems" by Ye, Z., Duan, C., Orlik, P. and Zhang, J., "A Game-Theoretic Framework for Interference Management through Cognitive Sensing" by Chen, Y., Teo, K.H., Kishore, S. and Zhang, J. and "Inter-Cell Interference Management in WiMAX Downlinks by A Stackelberg Game between BSs" by Chen, Y., Teo, K.H., Kishore, S. and Zhang, J. were presented at the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC)
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