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September 2015: Six papers accepted at vision conferences this year:

  • Arridhana Ciptadi, and James M. Rehg, “Minimizing Human Effort in Interactive Tracking by Incremental Learning of Model Parameters,” ICCV’15
  • Chanho Kim, Fuxin Li, Arridhana Ciptadi, and James M. Rehg, “Multiple Hypothesis Tracking Revisited: Blending in Modern Appearance Model,” ICCV’15 oral
  • Ahmad Humayun, Fuxin Li, James M. Rehg, “The Middle Child Problem: Revisiting Parametric Min-cut for Robust Object Proposals,” ICCV’15
  • Zhengyang Wu, James M. Rehg and Fuxin Li. “Robust Video Segment Proposals with Painless Occlusion Handling,” CVPR’15
  • Yin Li, Zhefan Ye and James M. Rehg, “Delving into Egocentric Actions,” CVPR’15
  • Jia Xu, Lopamudra Mukherjee, Yin Li, Jamieson Warner, James M. Rehg and Vikas Singh, “Gaze-enabled Egocentric Video Summarization via Constrained Submodular Maximization,” CVPR’15

2015: Three researchers from our lab have accepted faculty positions this year:

May 2015: Zhefan Ye’s Eye Contact paper won the Best Student Paper Award in FG 2015. The paper was selected from the 84 papers presented at the conference.

November 2014: Our BioGlass paper with MIT won the Best Student Paper Award in Mobihealth 2014. The paper was selected from the 120 papers presented at the conference.

October 2014: The NIH announced the results of the Centers of Excellence in Big Data-to-Knowledge (BD2K) program, including our MD2K Center:

September 2014: BioGlass project received press coverage Wired UK | New Scientist | MIT Tech Review.

September 2014: Organized The First International Workshop on Video Segmentation with Thomas Brox, Fabio Galasso, Bernt Schiele and Fuxin Li, held in conjunction with ECCV 2014.

July 2014: Maithilee Kunda received a Rising Star in EECS award.

December 2013: Organized IEEE Workshop on Decoding Subtle Cues from Social Interactions with David Forsyth and Yin Li, held in conjunction with ICCV 2013.

December 2013: Face Tracking and Eye Contact Detection Using A Single Pair of Glasses demo given by Yin Li at ICCV 2013.

December 2013: Keynote speech at the workshop on Wearable Computer Vision Systems in conjunction with ICCV 2013.

September 2013: One oral and two posters accepted for ICCV 2013.

June 2013: The Multimodal Dyadic Behavior (MMDB) dataset (multimodal behavorial recordings of toddlers) has been released.

May 2013: Alireza successfully defended his thesis. He will be starting a post-doc with Fei-Fei Li in July 2013.

April 2013: Zhefan Ye wins second place in the UROC symposium for his research on “Detecting Eye Contact Using Wearable Eye-Tracking Glasses”.

March 2013: Akshay Gupta received the runners up and honorable mention to the IEEE & Eta Kappa Nu Alton B. Zerby and Carl T. Koerner Outstanding Electrical or Computer Engineering Student Award.

Dec. 2012: Method of the Year Award from Nature Methods: Paper with Matt Crane and Hang Lu was selected as a Method to Watch for 2012.

Nov. 2012: Fuxin Li joined our group as a research scientist

Sept. 12: Organizing Committee, AAAI 2013 Spring Symposium on Weakly Supervised Learning from Multimedia, Stanford, CA

Nov. 2012: Keynote Talk at ACML 2012, Singapore

Nov. 2012: Program co-Chair, ACCV 2012, Daejeon, Korea

June 2012: Organizing Committee, Second IEEE Workshop on Egocentric Vision, Providence, RI