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  •  NEWS   AACC 2005: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: December 10, 2005
    Where: Asian Applied Computing Conference (AACC)
    Brief
    • The paper "Combadge: A Voice Messaging Device for the Masses" by Frankel, J. L. and Bromberg, D. was presented at the Asian Applied Computing Conference (AACC)
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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   Information Processing Letters: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: December 2, 2005
    Where: Information Processing Letters
    Brief
    • The article "BubbleSearch: A Simple Heuristic for Improving Priority-based Greedy Algorithms" by Lesh, N. and Mitzenmacher, M. was published in Information Processing Letters
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  •  NEWS   INTETAIN 2005: publication by Kent Wittenburg and Alan Esenther
    Date: November 30, 2005
    Where: Intelligent Technologies for Interactive Entertainment (INTETAIN)
    Research Area: Data Analytics
    Brief
    • The paper "Multi-User Multi-Touch Games on DiamondTouch with the FTFlash Toolkit" by Esenther, A. and Wittenburg, K. was presented at Intelligent Technologies for Interactive Entertainment (INTETAIN)
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  •  NEWS   GLOBECOM 2005: 7 publications by Jinyun Zhang, Zafer Sahinoglu and others
    Date: November 28, 2005
    Where: IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM)
    MERL Contact: Jinyun Zhang
    Brief
    • The papers "Reduced Latency Iterative Decoding of LDPC Codes" by Wang, Y., Zhang, J., Fossorier, M. and Yedidia, J.S., "Multiscale Energy Products for TOA Estimation in IR-UWB Systems" by Guvenc, I. and Sahinoglu, Z., "Flexible Lognormal Sum Approximation Method" by Wu, J., Mehta, N.B. and Zhang, J., "Spectral Efficiency Analysis of Cellular Systems with Channel-Aware Schedulers" by Wu, J., Mehta, N.B. and Zhang, J., "Orthogonality Factor in WCDMA Downlinks in Urban Macrocellular Environments" by Mehta, N.B., Molisch, A.F. and Greenstein, L.J., "Improved Min-Sum Decoding of LDPC Codes Using 2-Dimensional Normalization" by Zhang, J., Fossorier, M., Gu, D. and Zhang, J. and "A Comprehensive Model for Ultrawideband Propagation Channels" by Molisch, A.F., Balakrishnan, K., Cassioli, D., Chong, C.-C., Emami, S., Fort, A., Karedal, J., Kunisch, J., Schantz, H. and Siwiak, K. were presented at the IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM)
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  •  NEWS   ASRU 2005: 2 publications by MERL researchers and others
    Date: November 28, 2005
    Where: IEEE Workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding (ASRU)
    Brief
    • The papers "A Robust Voice Activity Detector Using an Acoustic Doppler Radar" by Hu, R. and Raj, B. and "Reconstructing Spectral Vectors with Uncertain Spectrographic Masks for Robust Speech Recognition" by Raj, B. and Singh, R. were presented at the IEEE Workshop on Automatic Speech Recognition and Understanding (ASRU)
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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   TREC 2005: publication by William Yerazunis and others
    Date: November 15, 2005
    Where: NIST Text REtrieval Conference (TREC)
    MERL Contact: William Yerazunis
    Research Area: Data Analytics
    Brief
    • The paper "CRM114 versus Mr. X: CRM114 Notes for the TREC 2005 Spam Track" by Assis, F., Yerazunis, W., Siefkes, C. and Chhabra, S. was presented at the NIST Text REtrieval Conference (TREC)
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  •  NEWS   SPIE Conference Optics East 2005: Communications, Multimedia & Display Technologies 2005: publication by Anthony Vetro and others
    Date: November 15, 2005
    Where: SPIE Conference Optics East 2005: Communications, Multimedia & Display Technologies
    MERL Contact: Anthony Vetro
    Research Area: Digital Video
    Brief
    • The paper "Development of MPEG Standards for 3D and Free Viewpoint Video" by Smolic, A., Kimata, H. and Vetro, A. was presented at the SPIE Conference Optics East 2005: Communications, Multimedia & Display Technologies
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  •  NEWS   IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: November 15, 2005
    Where: IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing
    Research Area: Communications
    Brief
    • The article "Variable-Phase-Shift-Based RF-Baseband Codesign for MIMO Antenna Selection" by Zhang, X., Molisch, A.F. and Kung, S.-Y. was published in IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing
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  •  NEWS   IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems 2005: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: November 7, 2005
    Where: IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems
    Brief
    • The paper "Wide-Area Long-Range Unidirectional Sensor (WALRUS) Network" by Vannucci, G., Leigh, D. and Katz, J. was presented at the IEEE International Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Systems
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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   Wireless Communications: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: November 4, 2005
    Where: Wireless Communications
    Research Area: Communications
    Brief
    • The article "Wireless Communications" by Molisch, A.F. was published in Wireless Communications
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  •  NEWS   MMSP 2005: publication by Derek Schwenke, Anthony Vetro and others
    Date: October 30, 2005
    Where: IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP)
    MERL Contact: Anthony Vetro
    Research Area: Digital Video
    Brief
    • The paper "Surveillance System with Object-Aware Video Transcoder" by Hata, T., Kuwahara, N., Nozawa, T., Schwenke, D.L. and Vetro, A. was presented at the IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing (MMSP)
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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   WASPAA 2005: 3 publications by Petros T. Boufounos, Ajay Divakaran and Paris Smaragdis
    Date: October 16, 2005
    Where: IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA)
    MERL Contact: Petros Boufounos
    Brief
    • The papers "Latent Variable Decomposition of Spectrograms for Single Channel Speaker Separation" by Raj, B. and Smaragdis, P., "Learning Source Trajectories Using Wrapped-Phase Hidden Markov Models" by Smaragdis, P. and Boufounos, P. and "Audio Analysis for Surveillance Applications" by Radhakrishnan, R., Divakaran, A. and Smaragdis, P. were presented at the IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics (WASPAA)
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  •  NEWS   SPIE Conference on Multimedia systems and Applications 2005: publication by Ajay Divakaran and others
    Date: October 15, 2005
    Where: SPIE Conference on Multimedia systems and Applications
    Research Area: Digital Video
    Brief
    • The paper "Browsing News and Talk Video on a Consumer Electronics Platform Using Face Detection" by Peker, K.A., Divakaran, A. and Lanning, T. was presented at the SPIE Conference on Multimedia systems and Applications
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  •  NEWS   ECML 2005: publication by Matthew Brand
    Date: October 3, 2005
    Where: European Conference on Machine Learning (ECML)
    MERL Contact: Matthew Brand
    Brief
    • The paper "Nonrigid Embeddings for Dimensionality Reduction" by Brand, M. was presented at the European Conference on Machine Learning (ECML)
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  •  NEWS   IEEE International Conference on Broadband Networks 2005: publication by Philip V. Orlik, Zafer Sahinoglu and others
    Date: October 3, 2005
    Where: IEEE International Conference on Broadband Networks
    MERL Contact: Philip Orlik
    Research Area: Signal Processing
    Brief
    • The paper "Non-coherent TOA Estimation in IR-UWB Systems with Different Signal Waveforms" by Guvenc, I., Sahinoglu, Z., Molisch, A.F. and Orlik, P. was presented at the IEEE International Conference on Broadband Networks
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