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  •  NEWS    ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG): 6 publications by Ashok Veeraraghavan, Jay Thornton, Amit Agrawal, John Barnwell and others
    Date: July 15, 2007
    Where: ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG)
    Brief
    • The articles "Prakash: Lighting Aware Motion Capture using Photosensing Markers and Multiplexed Illuminators" by Raskar, R., Nii, H., deDecker, B., Hashimoto, Y., Summet, J., Moore, D., Zhao, Y., Westhues, J., Dietz, P., Barnwell, J., Nayar, S., Inami, M., Bekaert, P., Noland, M., Branzoi, V. and Bruns, E., "Dappled Photography: Mask Enhanced Cameras for Heterodyned Light Fields and Coded Aperture Refocusing" by Veeraraghavan, A., Raskar, R., Agrawal, A., Mohan, A. and Tumblin, J., "Seam Carving for Content-Aware Image Resizing" by Avidan, S. and Shamir, A., "Factored Time-Lapse Video" by Sunkavalli, K., Matusik, W., Pfister, H. and Rusinkiewicz, S., "Post-production Facial Performance Relighting using Reflectance Transfer" by Peers, P., Tamura, N., Matusik, W. and Debevec, P. and "Multi-scale Capture of Facial Geometry and Motion" by Bickel, B., Botsch, M., Angst, R., Matusik, W., Otaduy, M., Pfister, H. and Gross, M. were published in ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG).
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  •  NEWS    CVPR 2007: 3 publications by Oncel Tuzel, Amit Agrawal and Ramesh Raskar
    Date: June 17, 2007
    Where: IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The papers "Resolving Objects at Higher Resolution from a Single Motion-blurred Image" by Agrawal, A. and Raskar, R., "Human Detection via Classification on Riemannian Manifolds" by Tuzel, O., Porikli, F. and Meer, P. and "Statistics of Infrared Images" by Morris, N., Avidan, S., Matusik, W. and Pfister, H. were presented at the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR).
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  •  NEWS    IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: March 1, 2007
    Where: IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The article "Exploring Defocus Matting: Nonparametric Acceleration, Super-Resolution and Off-Center Matting" by Joshi, N., Matusik, W., Avidan, S., Pfister, H. and Freeman, W.T. was published in IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications.
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  •  NEWS    SPIE Conference on Real-Time Image Processing 2007: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: February 7, 2007
    Where: SPIE Conference on Real-Time Image Processing
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The paper "Fast Distance Transform Computation Using Dual Scan Line Propagation" by Porikli, F. and Kocak, T. was presented at the SPIE Conference on Real-Time Image Processing.
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  •  NEWS    IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications: publication by Zhifeng (Jeffrey) Tao and others
    Date: February 1, 2007
    Where: IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The article "CoopMAC: A cooperative MAC for Wireless LANs" by Liu, P., Tao, Z., Narayanan, S., Korakis, T. and Panwar, S.S. was published in IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications.
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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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  •  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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  •  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    Pattern Recognition: publication by Christopher R. Wren and others
    Date: October 15, 2006
    Where: Pattern Recognition
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The article "Similarity-based Analysis for Large Networks of Ultra-Low Resolution Sensors" by Wren, C.R., Minnen, D.C. and Rao, S.G. was published in Pattern Recognition.
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  •  NEWS    SIBGRAPI 2006: publication by Ramesh Raskar and others
    Date: October 8, 2006
    Where: Brazilian Symposium on Computer Graphics and Image Processing (SIBGRAPI)
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The paper "Dealing with Multi-Scale Depth Changes and Motion in Depth Edge Detection" by Feris, R., Tuk, M. and Raskar, R. was presented at the Brazilian Symposium on Computer Graphics and Image Processing (SIBGRAPI).
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  •  NEWS    ICIP 2006: 3 publications by Oncel Tuzel, Anthony Vetro, Huifang Sun and others
    Date: October 8, 2006
    Where: IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP)
    MERL Contacts: Anthony Vetro; Huifang Sun
    Brief
    • The papers "Extensions of H.264/AVC for Multiview Video Compression" by Martinian, E., Behrens, A., Xin, J., Vetro, A. and Sun, H., "Fast Construction of Covariance Matrices for Arbitrary Size Image Windows" by Porikli, F. and Tuzel, O. and "A Cascading Framework of Contour Motion and Deformation Estimation for Non-Rigid Object Tracking" by Shao, J., Porikli, F. and Chellappa, R. were presented at the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP).
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  •  NEWS    Journal of Real-time Image Processing: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: October 1, 2006
    Where: Journal of Real-time Image Processing
    Research Area: Machine Learning
    Brief
    • The article "Achieving Real-Time Object Detection and Tracking Under Extreme Conditions" by Porikli, F. was published in Journal of Real-time Image Processing.
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  •  NEWS    SPIE Conference on Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems Technology and Applications 2006: publication by MERL researchers and others
    Date: September 29, 2006
    Where: SPIE Conference on Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems Technology and Applications
    Research Area: Computer Vision
    Brief
    • The paper "Fast Image Registration via Joint Gradient maximization: Application to Multimodal Data" by Mei, X. and Porikli, F. was presented at the SPIE Conference on Electro-Optical and Infrared Systems Technology and Applications.
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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
    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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