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1,238 News items, Awards, Events and Talks related to MERL and its staff.


  •  NEWS   IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics: publication by Ajay Divakaran and others
    Date: February 1, 2007
    Where: IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics
    Brief
    • The article "Detection of Music Segment Boundaries using Audio-visual Features for a Personal Video Recorder" by Otsuka, I., Suginohara, H., Kusunoki, Y. and Divakaran, A. was published in IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics
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  •  NEWS   SPIE Conference on Multimedia Content Access: Algorithms and Systems 2007: publication by Kent Wittenburg and others
    Date: January 31, 2007
    Where: SPIE Conference on Multimedia Content Access: Algorithms and Systems
    Brief
    • The paper "Assessment of End-User Response to Sports Highlights Extraction for Personal Video Recorders" by Shubin, H., Divakaran, A., Wittenburg, K., Peker, K.A. and Radhakrishnan, R. was presented at the SPIE Conference on Multimedia Content Access: Algorithms and Systems
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  •  NEWS   EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing: publication by Anthony Vetro, Huifang Sun and others
    Date: January 30, 2007
    Where: EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing
    MERL Contacts: Anthony Vetro; Huifang Sun
    Research Area: Digital Video
    Brief
    • The article "Efficient MPEG-2 to H.264/AVC Transcoding of Intra Coded Video" by Xin, J., Vetro, A., Sun, H. and Su, Y. was published in EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing
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  •  NEWS   ITA 2007: publication by Anthony Vetro and others
    Date: January 29, 2007
    Where: IEEE Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA)
    MERL Contact: Anthony Vetro
    Research Area: Information Security
    Brief
    • The paper "Secure Storage of Fingerprint Biometrics Using Slepian-Wolf Codes" by Draper, S.C., Khisti, A., Martinian, E., Vetro, A. and Yedidia, J.S. was presented at the IEEE Information Theory and Applications Workshop (ITA)
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  •  NEWS   VCIP 2007: 3 publications by Derek Schwenke, Anthony Vetro and others
    Date: January 29, 2007
    Where: SPIE Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP)
    MERL Contact: Anthony Vetro
    Brief
    • The papers "Tracking People in Mixed Modality Systems" by Ivanov, Y., Sorokin, A., Wren, C. and Kaur, I., "Collaborative Tracking of Objects in EPTZ Cameras" by Bashir, F. and Porikli, F. and "Surveillance System with Mega-Pixel Scalable Transcoder" by Hata, T., Kuwahara, N., Schwenke, D. and Vetro, A. were presented at the SPIE Conference on Visual Communications and Image Processing (VCIP)
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  •  NEWS   IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing: 2 publications by Petros T. Boufounos and others
    Date: January 15, 2007
    Where: IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing
    MERL Contact: Petros Boufounos
    Brief
    • The articles "Position and Trajectory Learning for Microphone Arrays" by Smaragdis, P. and Boufounos, P. and "Convolutive Speech Bases and their Application to Supervised Speech Separation" by Smaragdis, P. were published in IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing
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  •  NEWS   ICCE 2007: publication by Samuel Shipman and others
    Date: January 10, 2007
    Where: IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE)
    Research Area: Digital Video
    Brief
    • The paper "Highlight Scene Detection and Video Summarization for PVR-Enabled High-Definition Television Systems" by Shipman, S., Divakaran, A. and Flynn, M. was presented at the IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE)
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  •  NEWS   EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing: publication by Anthony Vetro and others
    Date: January 5, 2007
    Where: EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing
    MERL Contact: Anthony Vetro
    Research Area: Digital Video
    Brief
    • The article "Video Coding Using 3D Dual-Tree Wavelet Transform" by Wang, B., Wang, Y., Selesnick, I. and Vetro, A. was published in EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing
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  •  AWARD   VIS 2007 Best Paper Award
    Date: January 1, 2007
    Awarded to: Yuri Ivanov, Christopher Wren, Alexander Sorokin and Ishwinder Kaur
    Awarded for: "Visualizing the History of Living Spaces"
    Awarded by: IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, IEEE Visualization Conference (VIS)
    Research Area: Computer Vision
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  •  AWARD   CVPR 2007 Best Paper Runner Up of 1,300 submitted.
    Date: January 1, 2007
    Awarded to: Oncel Tuzel, Fatih Porikli and Peter Meer
    Awarded for: "Human Detection via Classification of Riemannian Manifolds"
    Awarded by: IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)
    Research Area: Machine Learning
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  •  NEWS   Advances in Multimedia: publication by Derek Schwenke, Anthony Vetro and others
    Date: December 19, 2006
    Where: Advances in Multimedia
    MERL Contact: Anthony Vetro
    Research Area: Digital Video
    Brief
    • The article "Scalable Video Streaming Based on JPEG2000 Transcoding with Adaptive Rate Control" by Vetro, A., Schwenke, D., Hata, T. and Kuwahara, N. was published in Advances in Multimedia
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  •  NEWS   NIPS 2006: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: December 8, 2006
    Where: Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS)
    Research Area: Speech & Audio
    Brief
    • The paper "A Probabilistic Latent Variable Model for Acoustic Modeling" by Smaragdis, P., Raj, B. and Shashanka, M. was presented at Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS)
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  •  NEWS   WAMICON 2006: publication by Zafer Sahinoglu and others
    Date: December 4, 2006
    Where: IEEE Wireless and Microwave Technology Conference (WAMICON)
    Research Area: Signal Processing
    Brief
    • The paper "Ranging in the IEEE 802.15.4a Standard" by Sahinoglu, Z. and Gezici, S. was presented at the IEEE Wireless and Microwave Technology Conference (WAMICON)
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  •  NEWS   IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications: 5 publications by Jinyun Zhang and others
    Date: December 1, 2006
    Where: IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
    MERL Contact: Jinyun Zhang
    Brief
    • The articles "Channel Statistics-Based RF Pre-Processing with Antenna Selection" by Sudarshan, P., Mehta, N.B., Molisch, A.F. and Zhang, J., "Macrocell-Wide Behavior of the Orthogonality Factor in WCDMA Downlinks" by Mehta, N.B., Molisch, A.F. and Greenstein, L.J., "Keyhole Effect in MIMO Wireless Channels: Measurements and Theory" by Almers, P., Tufvesson, F. and Molisch, A.F., "The COST 259 Directional Channel Model - Part 11: Macrocells" by Asplund, H., Glazunov, A.A., Molisch, A.F., Pedersen, K.I. and Steinbauer, M. and "The COST259 Directional Channel Model - Part I: Overview and Methodology" by Molisch, A.F., Asplund, H., Heddergott, R., Steinbauer, M. and Zwick, T. were published in IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
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  •  NEWS   IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting: publication by Jinyun Zhang and others
    Date: December 1, 2006
    Where: IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting
    MERL Contact: Jinyun Zhang
    Research Area: Communications
    Brief
    • The article "Applying Antenna Selection in WLANs for Achieving Broadband Multimedia Communications" by Zhang, H., Molisch, A.F. and Zhang, J. was published in IEEE Transactions on Broadcasting
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  •  NEWS   GLOBECOM 2006: 4 publications by Jinyun Zhang and others
    Date: November 27, 2006
    Where: IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM)
    MERL Contact: Jinyun Zhang
    Brief
    • The papers "Energy-Efficient Cooperative Relaying over Fading Channels with Simple Relay Selection" by Madan, R., Mehta, N.B., Molisch, A.F. and Zhang, J., "Progressive Accumulative Routing in Wireless Networks" by Yim, R., Mehta, N., Molisch, A.F. and Zhang, J., "WLC41-6: Cooperative Relay Networks Using Fountain Codes" by Molisch, A.F., Mehta, N.B., Yedidia, J.S. and Zhang, J. and "WEC11-2: Propagation Channel Characteristics for Peer-to-Peer Multiple Antenna Systems at 300 MHz" by Eriksson, G., Tufvesson, F. and Molisch, A.F. were presented at the IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM)
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  •  NEWS   AVSS 2006: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: November 22, 2006
    Where: IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS)
    Research Area: Machine Learning
    Brief
    • The paper "Robust License Plate Detection Using Covariance Descriptor in a Neural Network Framework" by Porikli, F. and Kocak, T. was presented at the IEEE International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance (AVSS)
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  •  NEWS   IECON 2006: publication by Ajay Divakaran, Daniel Nikovski and others
    Date: November 7, 2006
    Where: Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics (IECON)
    MERL Contact: Daniel Nikovski
    Research Area: Data Analytics
    Brief
    • The paper "A Comparison between Polynomial and Locally Weighted Regression for Fault Detection and Diagnosis of HVAC Equipment" by Radhakrishnan, R., Nikovski, D., Peker, K.A. and Divakaran, A. was presented at the Conference on IEEE Industrial Electronics (IECON)
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  •  NEWS   European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP) 2006: publication by Kathy Ryall, Darren Leigh and others
    Date: November 6, 2006
    Where: European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP)
    Brief
    • The paper "Very Fast Subarray Position Calculation for Minimizing Sidelobes in Sparse Linear Phased Arrays" by Lee, C., Leigh, D., Ryall, K., Miyashita, H. and Hirata, K. was presented at the European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP)
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  •  NEWS   CSCW 2006: publication by Chia Shen, Clifton Forlines and others
    Date: November 4, 2006
    Where: ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)
    Research Area: Data Analytics
    Brief
    • The paper "Exploring the Effects of Group Size and Display Configuration on Visual Search" by Forlines, C., Shen, C., Wigdor, D. and Balakrishnan, R. was presented at the ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)
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