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1,237 News items, Awards, Events and Talks related to MERL and its staff.


  •  NEWS   IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications: 2 publications by Paul Beardsley, Jeroen van Baar, Ramesh Raskar and Clifton Forlines
    Date: January 17, 2005
    Where: IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications
    MERL Contact: Jeroen van Baar
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The articles "Interaction Using a Handheld Projector" by Beardsley, P., van Baar, J., Raskar, R. and Forlines, C. and "Harnessing Real-World Depth Edges with Multiflash Imaging" by Tan, K.-H., Feris, R.S., Turk, M., Kobler, J., Yu, J. and Raskar, R. were published in IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications
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  •  NEWS   SPIE Conference on Storage and Retrieval Methods and Applications for Multimedia 2005: publication by Ajay Divakaran and others
    Date: January 15, 2005
    Where: SPIE Conference on Storage and Retrieval Methods and Applications for Multimedia
    Brief
    • The paper "Modeling Sports Highlights Using a Time-Series Clustering Framework and Model Interpretation" by Radhakrishnan, R., Otsuka, I., Xiong, Z. and Divakaran, A. was presented at the SPIE Conference on Storage and Retrieval Methods and Applications for Multimedia
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  •  NEWS   IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics: publication by Ajay Divakaran and others
    Date: January 8, 2005
    Where: IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics
    Brief
    • The article "A Highlight Scene Detection and Video Summarization System Using Audio Feature for a Personal Video Recorder" by Otsuka, I., Nakane, K., Divakaran, A., Hatanaka, K. and Ogawa, M. was published in IEEE Transactions on Consumer Electronics
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  •  NEWS   ICCE 2005: 3 publications by Kent Wittenburg, Anthony Vetro, Ajay Divakaran, Samuel Shipman and Clifton Forlines
    Date: January 8, 2005
    Where: IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE)
    MERL Contact: Anthony Vetro
    Brief
    • The papers "Implementation of Edge Map Guided Fuzzy Filtering for Artifact Reduction in Highly Compressed Video" by Nie, Y., Hong, H.-S., Vetro, A., Shimada, T. and Minegishi, N., "Augmenting Fast-Forward and Rewind for Personal Digital Video Recorders" by Divakaran, A., Forlines, C., Lanning, T., Shipman, S. and Wittenburg, K. and "A Highlight Scene Detection and Video Summarization System Using \'Audio\' Feature for a Personal Video Recorder" by Otsuka, I., Nakane, K., Divakaran, A., Hatanaka, K. and Ogawa, M. were presented at the IEEE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE)
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  •  NEWS   PETS 2005: publication by Christopher R. Wren and others
    Date: January 7, 2005
    Where: IEEE International Workshop on Performance Evaluation of Tracking and Surveillance (PETS)
    Research Area: Machine Learning
    Brief
    • The paper "Waviz: Spectral Similarity for Object Detection" by Wren, C.R. and Porikli, F. was presented at the IEEE International Workshop on Performance Evaluation of Tracking and Surveillance (PETS)
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  •  NEWS   Mitsubishi Electric Demonstrates Wireless Ultrawideband Technology at CES
    Date: January 6, 2005
    MERL Contact: Kieran Parsons
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    • Mitsubishi Electric is demonstrating its wireless ultrawideband technology for home theater at the 2005 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Jointly developed by corporate research and development labs in the US and Japan, Mitsubishi Electric's demonstration is based on the emerging standard from the MultiBand OFDM Alliance (MBOA).
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  •  NEWS   IEEE Computer Society Workshop on Motion and Video Computing 2005: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: January 5, 2005
    Where: IEEE Computer Society Workshop on Motion and Video Computing
    Research Area: Machine Learning
    Brief
    • The paper "Multiplicative Background-Foreground Estimation Under Uncontrolled Illumination using Intrinsic Images" by Porikli, F. was presented at the IEEE Computer Society Workshop on Motion and Video Computing
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  •  NEWS   Transactions on Electronics (IEICE): publication by Charles Rich and others
    Date: December 31, 2004
    Where: Transactions on Electronics (IEICE)
    Brief
    • The article "Man-Computer Symbiosis Revisited: Achieving Natural Communication and Collaboration with Computers" by Lesh, N., Marks, J., Rich, C. and Sidner, C.L. was published in Transactions on Electronics (IEICE)
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  •  NEWS   PCS 2004: 3 publications by Anthony Vetro, Huifang Sun and others
    Date: December 15, 2004
    Where: Picture Coding Symposium (PCS)
    MERL Contacts: Anthony Vetro; Huifang Sun
    Brief
    • The papers "Efficient Macroblock Coding-mode Decision for H.264/AVC Video Coding" by Xin, J., Vetro, A. and Sun, H., "Coding Approaches for End-to-End 3D TV Systems" by Vetro, A., Matusik, W., Pfister, H. and Xin, J. and "Video Coding Without Motion Compensation Using a 3-D Dual-tree Wavelet Transform" by Wang, B., Wang, Y., Selesnick, I. and Vetro, A. were presented at the Picture Coding Symposium (PCS)
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  •  NEWS   NIPS 2004: publication by Christopher R. Wren and others
    Date: December 6, 2004
    Where: Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) Workshop on Activity Recognition and Discovery
    Research Area: Data Analytics
    Brief
    • The paper "Activity Mining in Sensor Networks" by Wren, C.R. and Minnen, D.C. was presented at the Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) Workshop on Activity Recognition and Discovery
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  •  NEWS   NIPS 2004: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: December 6, 2004
    Where: Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS)
    Research Area: Machine Learning
    Brief
    • The paper "The Power of Feature Clustering: An Application to Object Detection" by Avidan, S. and Butman, M. was presented at Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS)
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  •  NEWS   PCM 2004: 2 publications by Anthony Vetro, Ajay Divakaran and Huifang Sun
    Date: November 30, 2004
    Where: IEEE Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM)
    MERL Contacts: Anthony Vetro; Huifang Sun
    Brief
    • The papers "Converting DCT Coefficients to H.264/AVC Transform Coefficients" by Xin, J., Vetro, A. and Sun, H. and "Audio-Assisted Video Browsing for DVD Recorders" by Divakaran, A., Otsuka, I., Radhakrishnan, R., Nakane, K. and Ogawa, M. were presented at the IEEE Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM)
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  •  NEWS   ICAT 2004: publication by Jeroen van Baar and Ramesh Raskar
    Date: November 30, 2004
    Where: International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT)
    MERL Contact: Jeroen van Baar
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The paper "Flexible Calibration of Multiple Projectors for Low-Cost Curved SAcreen Displays" by van Baar, J. and Raskar, R. was presented at the International Conference on Artificial Reality and Telexistence (ICAT)
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  •  NEWS   GLOBECOM 2004: 5 publications by Anthony Vetro, Zafer Sahinoglu and Jinyun Zhang
    Date: November 29, 2004
    Where: IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM)
    MERL Contacts: Jinyun Zhang; Anthony Vetro
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    • The papers "Energy Efficient JPEG 2000 Image Transmission Over Wireless Sensor Networks" by Yu, W., Sahinoglu, Z. and Vetro, A., "Spatial Multiplexing and Channel Statistics-Based RF Pre-Processing for Antenna Selection" by Sudarshan, P., Mehta, N.B., Molisch, A.F. and Zhang, J., "On the Performance of Transmitted-Reference Impulse Radio" by Gezici, S., Tufvesson, F. and Molisch, A.F., "UWB Channel Measurements in an Industrial Environment" by Karedal, J., Wyne, S., Almers, P., Tufvesson, F. and Molisch, A.F. and "Combining Orthogonal Space Time Block Codes with Adaptive Sub-Group Antenna Encoding" by Wu, J., Horng, H., Zhang, J., Olivier, J.C. and Xiao, C. were presented at the IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (GLOBECOM)
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  •  NEWS   CSCW 2004: 2 publications by MERL researchers and others
    Date: November 6, 2004
    Where: ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)
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    • The papers "Beyond Social Protocols: Multi-User Coordination Policies for Co-located Groupware" by Ringel-Morris, M., Ryall, K., Shen, C., Forlines, C. and Vernier, F. and "Exploring the Effects of Group Size and Table Size on Interactions with Tabletop Shared-Display Groupware" by Ryall, K., Forlines, C., Shen, C. and Ringel-Morris, M. were presented at the ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)
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  •  NEWS   IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control: publication by Matthew Brand and Daniel Nikovski
    Date: October 31, 2004
    Where: IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control
    MERL Contacts: Matthew Brand; Daniel Nikovski
    Research Area: Optimization
    Brief
    • The article "Exact Calculation of Expected Waiting Times for Group Elevator Control" by Nikovski, D. and Brand, M. was published in IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control
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  •  NEWS   IEEE Communications Letters: publication by Zafer Sahinoglu and others
    Date: October 31, 2004
    Where: IEEE Communications Letters
    Research Area: Signal Processing
    Brief
    • The article "The Cramer-Rao Bounds of Hybrid TOA/RSS and TDOA/RSS Location Estimation Schemes" by Catovic, A. and Sahinoglu, Z. was published in IEEE Communications Letters
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  •  NEWS   UIST 2004: 2 publications by William Yerazunis, Paul Dietz, Ramesh Raskar and others
    Date: October 24, 2004
    Where: ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST)
    MERL Contact: William Yerazunis
    Research Area: Data Analytics
    Brief
    • The papers "Automatic Projector Calibration with Embedded Light Sensors" by Lee, J.C., Dietz, P.H., Maynes-Aminzade, D., Raskar, R. and Hudson, S.E. and "Haptic Pen: A Tactile Feedback Stylus for Touch Screens" by Lee, J.C., Dietz, P.H., Leigh, D., Yerazunis, W.S. and Hudson, S.E. were presented at the ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST)
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  •  NEWS   ITW 2004: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: October 24, 2004
    Where: IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW)
    Brief
    • The paper "Distributed Source Coding Using Serially-Concatenated-Accumulate Codes" by Chen, J., Khisti, A., Malioutov, D.M. and Yedidia, J.S. was presented at the IEEE Information Theory Workshop (ITW)
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  •  NEWS   ICIP 2004: 6 publications by Anthony Vetro, Ajay Divakaran and Huifang Sun
    Date: October 24, 2004
    Where: IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP)
    MERL Contacts: Anthony Vetro; Huifang Sun
    Brief
    • The papers "Nonlinear Warping Function Recovery by Scan-Line Search Using Dynamic Programming" by Porikli, F.M., "A Hidden Markov Model Framework for Traffic Event Detection Using Video Features" by Li, X. and Porikli, F.M., "Adaptive Fuzzy Post-Filtering for Highly Compressed Video" by Kong, H.S., Nie, Y., Vetro, A., Sun, H. and Barner, K., "An Investigation of 3D Dual-Tree Wavelet Transform for Video Coding" by Wang, B., Wang, Y., Selesnick, I. and Vetro, A., "Video Mining: Pattern Discovery Versus Pattern Recognition" by Divakaran, A., Peker, K.A., Chang, S.-F., Radhakrishnan, R. and Xie, L. and "Discovering Meaningful Multimedia Patterns with Audio-Visual Concepts and Associated Text" by Xie, L., Kennedy, L., Chang, S.-F., Divakaran, A., Sun, H. and Lin, C.-Y. were presented at the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP)
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