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  •  NEWS   ICCVG 2006: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: September 25, 2006
    Where: International Conference on Computer Vision and Graphics (ICCVG)
    Research Area: Machine Learning
    Brief
    • The paper "Weighted Ensemble Boosting for Robust Activity Recognition in Video" by Ivanov, Y. and Hamid, R. was presented at the International Conference on Computer Vision and Graphics (ICCVG)
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  •  NEWS   ACM SIGGRAPH 2006: 7 publications by Paul Beardsley, Ron Perry, Darren Leigh, Ramesh Raskar and Jeroen van Baar
    Date: July 30, 2006
    Where: ACM SIGGRAPH
    MERL Contacts: Ronald Perry; Jeroen van Baar
    Brief
    • The papers "Cartoon Dioramas in Motion" by Raskar, R., Ziegler, R. and Willwacher, T., "Non-photorealistic Camera: Depth Edge Detection and Stylized Rendering Using Multi-flash Imaging" by Raskar, R., Feris, R., Yu, J. and Turk, M., "RFIG Lamps: Interacting with a Self-Describing World via Photosensing Wireless Tags and Projectors" by Raskar, R., Beardsley, P., van Baar, J., Wang, Y., Dietz, P., Lee, J., Leigh, D. and Willwacher, T., "Designing with Distance Fields" by Frisken, S.F. and Perry, R.N., "An Improved Representation for Stroke-based Fonts" by Jakubiak, E.J., Perry, R.N. and Frisken, S.F., "iLamps: Geometrically Aware and Self-configuring Projectors" by Raskar, R., van Baar, J., Beardsley, P., Willwacher, T., Rao, S. and Forlines, C. and "Natural Video Matting using Camera Arrays" by Joshi, N., Matusik, W. and Avidan, S. were presented at ACM SIGGRAPH
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  •  NEWS   ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG): 7 publications by Amit Agrawal, Ramesh Raskar and others
    Date: July 15, 2006
    Where: ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG)
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The articles "Coded Exposure Photography: Motion Deblurring Using Fluttered Shutter" by Raskar, R., Agrawal, A. and Tumblin, J., "Fast Separation of Direct and Global Components of a Scene Using High Frequency Illumination" by Nayar, S.K., Krishnan, G., Grossberg, M.D. and Raskar, R., "Analysis of Human Faces using a measurement-Based Skin Reflectance Model" by Weyrich, T., Matusik, W., Pfister, H., Bickel, B., Donner, C., Tu, C., McAndless, J., Lee, J., Ngan, A., Jensen, H. and Gross, M., "Inverse Shade Trees for Non-Parametric Material Representation and Editing" by Lawrence, J., Ben-Artzi, A., DeCoro, C., Matusik, W., Pfister, H., Ramamoorthi, R. and Rusinkiewicz, S., "A Compact Factored Representation of Heterogeneous Subsurface Scattering" by Peers, P., Berge, K., Matusik, W., Ramamoorthi, R., Lawrence, J., Rusinkiewicz, S. and Dutre, P., "Time-Varying Surface Appearance: Acquisition, Modeling and Rendering" by Gu, J., Tu, C., Ramamoorthi, R., Belhumeur, P., Matusik, W. and Nayar, S. and "A Statistical Model for Synthesis of Detailed Facial Geometry" by Golovinskiy, A., Matusik, W., Pfister, H., Rusinkiewicz, S. and Funkhouser, T. were published in ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG)
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  •  NEWS   PETS 2006: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: June 17, 2006
    Where: IEEE International Workshop on Performance Evaluation of Tracking and Surveillance (PETS)
    Research Area: Machine Learning
    Brief
    • The paper "Performance Evaluation of Object Detection and Tracking Systems" by Bashir, F. and Porikli, F. was presented at the IEEE International Workshop on Performance Evaluation of Tracking and Surveillance (PETS)
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  •  NEWS   CVPR 2006: 3 publications by Oncel Tuzel, Amit Agrawal and Ramesh Raskar
    Date: June 17, 2006
    Where: IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The papers "Covariance Tracking using Model Update Based on Lie Algebra" by Porikli, F., Tuzel, O. and Meer, P., "Covariance Tracker" by Porikli, F. and Tuzel, O. and "Edge Suppression by Gradient Field Transformation using Cross-Projection Tensors" by Agrawal, A., Raskar, R. and Chellappa, R. were presented at the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)
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  •  NEWS   SPIE Conference on Infrared Technology and Applications 2006: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: June 15, 2006
    Where: SPIE Conference on Infrared Technology and Applications
    Research Area: Machine Learning
    Brief
    • The paper "Pedestrian Tracking Using Thermal Infrared Imaging" by Goubet, E., Katz, J. and Porikli, F. was presented at the SPIE Conference on Infrared Technology and Applications
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  •  NEWS   International Workshop on Location- and Context-Awareness (LoCA) 2006: publication by Christopher R. Wren and others
    Date: May 10, 2006
    Where: International Workshop on Location- and Context-Awareness (LoCA)
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The paper "Toward Scalable Activity Recognition for Sensor Networks" by Wren, C.R. and Tapia, E.M. was presented at the International Workshop on Location- and Context-Awareness (LoCA)
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  •  NEWS   ECCV 2006: 2 publications by Oncel Tuzel, Amit Agrawal and Ramesh Raskar
    Date: May 7, 2006
    Where: European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV)
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The papers "Region Covariance: A Fast Descriptor for Detection and Classification" by Tuzel, O., Porikli, F. and Meer, P. and "What is the Range of Surface Reconstructions from a Gradient Field?" by Agrawal, A., Raskar, R. and Chellappa, R. were presented at the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV)
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  •  NEWS   Pervasive 2006: Workshop on Privacy Trust and Identity Issues for Ambient Intelligence 2006: publication by Christopher R. Wren and others
    Date: May 7, 2006
    Where: Pervasive 2006: Workshop on Privacy Trust and Identity Issues for Ambient Intelligence
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The paper "Worse is Better for Ambient Sensing" by Reynolds, C.J. and Wren, C.R. was presented at the Pervasive 2006: Workshop on Privacy Trust and Identity Issues for Ambient Intelligence
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  •  NEWS   PTA 2006: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: May 7, 2006
    Where: Pervasive: Workshop Pervasive Technology Applied Real-World Experiences with RFID and Sensor Networks (PTA)
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The paper "Toward Spatial Queries for Spatial Surveillance Tasks" by Ivanov, Y.A. and Wren, C.R. was presented at the Pervasive: Workshop Pervasive Technology Applied Real-World Experiences with RFID and Sensor Networks (PTA)
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  •  AWARD   Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun Best 10 New Products Prize
    Date: January 1, 2006
    Awarded to: MERL Staff
    Awarded for: The Dome Projector
    Awarded by: Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The Dome Projector, which was developed by MERL staff and productized by Mitsubishi Electric, was recognized by Nikkan Kogyo Simbun's Best 10 New Products Prize.
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  •  NEWS   Real-Time Vision for Human-Computer Interaction: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: December 6, 2005
    Where: Real-Time Vision for Human-Computer Interaction
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The article "Recognition of Isolated Fingerspelling Gestures Using Depth Edges" by Feris, R., Turk, M., Raskar, R., Tan, K.-H. and Ohashi, G. was published in the book Real-Time Vision for Human-Computer Interaction
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  •  NEWS   CVIIE 2005: publication by Paul Beardsley, Ramesh Raskar, Jeroen van Baar and others
    Date: November 17, 2005
    Where: Computer Vision for Interactive and Intelligent Environment (CVIIE)
    MERL Contact: Jeroen van Baar
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The paper "Tags are Coming: Exploiting Photosensing Wireless Tags for Assisting Geometric Procedures" by Raskar, R., Beardsley, P., Dietz, P. and van Baar, J. was presented at Computer Vision for Interactive and Intelligent Environment (CVIIE)
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  •  NEWS   VSSN 2005: publication by Oncel Tuzel and others
    Date: November 6, 2005
    Where: ACM International Workshop on Video Surveillance and Sensor Networks (VSSN)
    Research Area: Machine Learning
    Brief
    • The paper "Bayesian Background Modeling for Foreground Detection" by Porikli, F. and Tuzel, O. was presented at the ACM International Workshop on Video Surveillance and Sensor Networks (VSSN)
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  •  NEWS   UIST 2005: 3 publications by William S. Yerazunis, Bret A. Harsham, Jeroen van Baar and Clifton Forlines
    Date: October 23, 2005
    Where: ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST)
    MERL Contacts: Bret Harsham; Jeroen van Baar; William Yerazunis
    Brief
    • The papers "DTLens: Multi-user Tabletop Spatial Data Exploration" by Forlines, C. and Shen, C., "Zoom-and-Pick: Facilitating Visual Zooming and Precision Pointing with Interactive Handheld Projectors" by Forlines, C., Balakrishnan, R., Beardsley, P., van Baar, J. and Raskar, R. and "DT Controls: Adding Identity to Physical Interfaces" by Dietz, P.H., Harsham, B., Forlines, C., Leigh, D., Yerazunis, W., Shipman, S., Schmidt-Nielsen, B. and Ryall, K. were presented at the ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST)
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  •  NEWS   ICCV 2005: 3 publications by Jay Thornton and Ramesh Raskar
    Date: October 17, 2005
    Where: IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV)
    MERL Contact: Jay Thornton
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The papers "Shadow Flow: A Recursive Method to Learn Moving Cast Shadows" by Porikli, F. and Thornton, J., "An Algebraic Approach to Surface Reconstruction from Gradient Fields" by Agrawal, A., Chellappa, R. and Raskar, R. and "Discontinuity Preserving Stereo with Small Baseline Multi-Flash Illumination" by Feris, R., Raskar, R., Chen, L., Tan, K.-H. and Turk, M. were presented at the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV)
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  •  NEWS   AVSS 2005: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: September 15, 2005
    Where: IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS)
    Research Area: Machine Learning
    Brief
    • The paper "Performance Evaluation of Event Detection Solutions: The CREDS Experience" by Zilani, F., Velastin, S., Porikli, F., Marcenaro, L., Kelliher, T., Cavallaro, A. and Bruneaut, P. was presented at the IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS)
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  •  NEWS   Communications of the ACM: publication by Jeroen van Baar and others
    Date: September 15, 2005
    Where: Communications of the ACM
    MERL Contact: Jeroen van Baar
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The article "Photosensing Wireless Tags for Geometric Procedures" by Raskar, R., Beardsley, P., Dietz, P. and van Baar, J. was published in Communications of the ACM
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  •  NEWS   ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG): 2 publications by Matthew Brand, Amit K. Agrawal and others
    Date: July 31, 2005
    Where: ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG)
    MERL Contact: Matthew Brand
    Brief
    • The articles "Face Transfer with Multilinear Models" by Vlasic, D., Brand, M., Pfister, H. and Popovic, J. and "Removing Photography Artifacts Using Gradient Projection and Flash-Exposure Sampling" by Agrawal, A., Raskar, R., Nayar, S.K. and Li, Y. were published in ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG)
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  •  NEWS   ICME 2005: 2 publications by Oncel Tuzel, Ajay Divakaran and others
    Date: July 6, 2005
    Where: IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME)
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The papers "Highlights Extraction from Sports Video Based on an Audio-Visual Marker Detection Framework" by Xiong, Z., Radhakrishnan, R., Divakaran, A. and Husang, T.S. and "Multi-Kernel Object Tracking" by Porikli, F. and Tuzel, O. were presented at the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME)
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