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1,244 News items, Awards, Events and Talks related to MERL and its staff.


  •  NEWS   MVIV 2005: publication by Oncel Tuzel and others
    Date: June 20, 2005
    Where: IEEE Workshop on Machine Vision for Intelligent Vehicles (MVIV)
    Research Area: Machine Learning
    Brief
    • The paper "A Bayesian Approach to Background Modeling" by Tuzel, O., Porikli, F. and Meer, P. was presented at the IEEE Workshop on Machine Vision for Intelligent Vehicles (MVIV)
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  •  NEWS   CVPR 2005: 5 publications by Matthew Brand, Ramesh Raskar and Jeroen van Baar
    Date: June 20, 2005
    Where: IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)
    MERL Contacts: Matthew Brand; Jeroen van Baar
    Brief
    • The papers "A Direct Method for 3D Factorization of Nonrigid Motion Observed in 2D" by Brand, M., "Integral Histogram: A Fast Way to Extract Histograms in Cartesian Spaces" by Porikli, F., "Why I Want a Gradient Camera" by Tumblin, J., Agrawal, A. and Raskar, R., "Videoshop: A New Framework for Spatio-Temporal Video Editing in Gradient Domain" by Wang, H., Xu, N., Raskar, R. and Ahuja, N. and "Handheld Projectors for Mixing Physical and Digital Textures" by Beardsley, P., Forlines, C., Raskar, R. and van Baar, J. were presented at the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)
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  •  NEWS   WIRELESSCOM 2005: publication by Jinyun Zhang and others
    Date: June 13, 2005
    Where: International Conference on Wireless Networks, Communications and Mobile Computing (WIRELESSCOM)
    MERL Contact: Jinyun Zhang
    Research Area: Communications
    Brief
    • The paper "Achieving Fair Scheduling Over Error-Prone Channels in Multirate WLANs" by Yuan, Y., Gu, D., Arbaugh, W. and Zhang, J. was presented at the International Conference on Wireless Networks, Communications and Mobile Computing (WIRELESSCOM)
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  •  NEWS   VSSN 2005: publication by Ali Azarbayejani, Christopher R. Wren and others
    Date: June 11, 2005
    Where: ACM International Workshop on Video Surveillance and Sensor Networks (VSSN)
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The paper "Automatic Pan-Tilt-Zoom Calibration in the Presence of Hybrid Sensor Networks" by Wren, C.R., Erdem, M. and Azarbayejani, A.J. was presented at the ACM International Workshop on Video Surveillance and Sensor Networks (VSSN)
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  •  NEWS   IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems Workshops 2005: publication by Charles Rich and others
    Date: June 10, 2005
    Where: IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems Workshops
    Brief
    • The paper "DiamondHelp: A Collaborative Interface Framework for Networked Home Appliances" by Rich, C., Sidner, C., Lesh, N., Garland, A., Booth, S. and Chimani, M. was presented at the IEEE International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems Workshops
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  •  NEWS   SPAWC 2005: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: June 5, 2005
    Where: IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC)
    Brief
    • The paper "Reduced Latency Turbo Decoding" by Wang, Y., Zhang, J., Fossorier, M. and Yedidia, J.S. was presented at the IEEE International Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC)
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  •  AWARD   SEGD 2005 Best New Product
    Date: June 1, 2005
    Awarded to: MERL Staff
    Awarded for: MERL's Digital Merchandising technology
    Awarded by: Viaro (a Herman Miller company) at Society for Environmental Graphic Design (SEGD)
    Brief
    • MERL's Digital Merchandising technology as presented by Viaro (a Herman Miller company) won the "Best New Product 2005" award at the annual conference of the Society for Environmental Graphic Design.
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  •  NEWS   VTC 2005: 4 publications by MERL researchers and others
    Date: May 30, 2005
    Where: IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC)
    Brief
    • The papers "Capacity Analysis for Compact MIMO Systems" by Lau, B.K., Ow, S.M.S., Kristensson, G. and Molisch, A.F., "Effect of Random Walk Phase Noise on MIMO Measurement" by Almers, P., Wyne, S., Tufvesson, F. and Molisch, A., "Statistical Evaluation of Outdoor-to-Indoor Office MIMO Measurements at 5.2 GHz" by Wyne, S., Molisch, A.F., Almers, P., Eriksson, G., Karedal, J. and Tufvesson, F. and "MIMO Channel Measurement for Personal Area Networks" by Johansson, A., Karedal, J., Tufvesson, F. and Molisch, A.F. were presented at the IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC)
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  •  NEWS   ISCAS 2005: 4 publications by Anthony Vetro, Zafer Sahinoglu, Huifang Sun and others
    Date: May 23, 2005
    Where: IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS)
    MERL Contacts: Anthony Vetro; Huifang Sun
    Brief
    • The papers "Image Transmission over IEEE 802.15.4 and ZigBee Networks" by Pekhteryev, G., Sahinoglu, Z., Orlik, P. and Bhatti, G., "Fast Region-of-Interest Transcoding for JPEG 2000 Images" by Kong, H.-S., Vetro, A., Hata, T. and Kuwahara, N., "A Study of Encoding and Decoding Techniques for Syndrome-Based Video Coding" by Wu, M., Vetro, A., Yedidia, J., Sun, H. and Chen, C. W. and "Efficient MPEG-2 to H.264/AVC Intra Transcoding in Transform-domain" by Su, Y., Xin, J., Vetro, A. and Sun, H. were presented at the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS)
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  •  NEWS   SID 2005: publication by Jeroen van Baar and others
    Date: May 22, 2005
    Where: Society for Information Displays International Symposium (SID)
    MERL Contact: Jeroen van Baar
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The paper "Low-Cost Multi-Projector Curved Screen Displays" by Raskar, R. and van Baar, J. was presented at the Society for Information Displays International Symposium (SID)
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  •  NEWS   Artificial Intelligence: publication by Charles Rich and others
    Date: May 17, 2005
    Where: Artificial Intelligence
    Brief
    • The article "Explorations in Engagement for Humans and Robots" by Sidner, C.L., Lee, C., Kidds, C.D., Lesh, N. and Rich, C. was published in Artificial Intelligence
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  •  NEWS   ICC 2005: publication by Jinyun Zhang and others
    Date: May 16, 2005
    Where: IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC)
    MERL Contact: Jinyun Zhang
    Research Area: Communications
    Brief
    • The paper "Layered Space-Time Structure with Statistical Rate Allocation" by Du, J., Gu, D., Molisch, A.F., Li, Y. and Zhang, J. was presented at the IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC)
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  •  NEWS   MVA 2005: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: May 16, 2005
    Where: IAPR Conference on Machine vision Applications (MVA)
    Research Area: Machine Learning
    Brief
    • The paper "Heli-Tele: Road Extraction from Helicopter Video" by Porikli, F., Shao, J. and Maehara, H. was presented at the IAPR Conference on Machine vision Applications (MVA)
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  •  NEWS   SIAM Conference on Optimization 2005: publication by Matthew Brand
    Date: May 15, 2005
    Where: SIAM Conference on Optimization
    MERL Contact: Matthew Brand
    Brief
    • The paper "A Random Walks Perspective on Maximizing Satisfaction and Profit" by Brand, M. was presented at the SIAM Conference on Optimization
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  •  NEWS   GI 2005: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: May 9, 2005
    Where: Conference on Graphics Interface (GI)
    Brief
    • The paper "Exploring Non-Speech Auditory Feedback at an Interactive Multi-User Tabletop" by Hancock, M.S., Shen, C., Forlines, C. and Ryall, K. was presented at the Conference on Graphics Interface (GI)
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  •  NEWS   EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing: publication by Ajay Divakaran and others
    Date: May 4, 2005
    Where: EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing
    Brief
    • The article "A Content-Adaptive Analysis and Representation Framework for Audio Event Discovery from Unscripted Multimedia" by Radhakrishnan, R., Divakaran, A., Xiong, Z. and Otsuka, I. was published in EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing
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  •  NEWS   KIMAS 2005: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: April 18, 2005
    Where: IEEE International Conference Integration of Knowledge Intensive Multi-Agent Systems (KIMAS)
    Research Area: Machine Learning
    Brief
    • The paper "Ambiguity Detection by Fusion and Conformity: A Spectral Clustering Approach" by Porikli, F. was presented at the IEEE International Conference Integration of Knowledge Intensive Multi-Agent Systems (KIMAS)
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  •  NEWS   Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services 2005: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: April 13, 2005
    Where: Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The paper "Change Detection by Frequency Decomposition: Wave-Back" by Porikli, F. and Wren, C.R. was presented at the Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services
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  •  NEWS   CHI 2005: 4 publications by Clifton Forlines, Darren Leigh and others
    Date: April 2, 2005
    Where: ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI)
    Brief
    • The papers "CoR2Ds: Context-Rooted Rotatable Draggables for Tabletop Interaction" by Shen, C., Hancock, M.S., Forlines, C. and Vernier, F.D., "Modal Spaces: Spatial Multiplexing to Mediate Direct-Touch Input on Large Displays" by Everitt, K., Shen, C., Ryall, K. and Forlines, C., "QueryLines: Approximate Query for Visual Browsing" by Ryall, K., Lesh, N., Lanning, T., Leigh, D., Miyashita, H. and Makino, S. and "Glimpse: A Novel Input Model for Multi-Level Devices" by Forlines, C., Shen, C. and Buxton, B. were presented at the ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI)
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  •  AWARD   Finalist in two international design competitions
    Date: April 1, 2005
    Awarded to: Diamond Help Team
    Awarded for: DiamondHelp: Collaborative Help for Networked Home Products
    Awarded by: Third International Conference on Appliance Design (3AD) and INDEX: Award 2005
    Brief
    • DiamondHelp was selected as a finalist for the international design competition associated with the Third International Conference on Appliance Design (3AD) and a finalist for the "INDEX: Award 2005" international design competition.
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