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Image retrieval, Research Assistant (19 months)

This post offers the opportunity to work on an UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and a Technology Strategy Board funded project PhotoBrief. The project will create a platform to create briefs which specify the need for images as wel… → Read More: Image retrieval, Research Assistant (19 months)

Merry Christmas and a happy 2012

Personalize funny videos and birthday eCards at JibJab! → Read More: Merry Christmas and a happy 2012

2011 PhD Challenge Winner – "Dirty Old Man"

The goal of this year’s challenge was to get one of the nicknames “DIRTY OLD MAN” or “CRAZY CAT LADY”included in the byline for at least one author of a final, camera-ready version of a peer-reviewed academic paper And the winner is: Coheren… → Read More: 2011 PhD Challenge Winner – "Dirty Old Man"

ClustTour By CERTH-ITI

ClustTour is a better way to search, discover and browse interesting city areas, POIs and events. Whether you are planning a trip or just want to check out how a place looks like, ClustTour offers a large collection of photos, maps and descriptions. Yo… → Read More: ClustTour By CERTH-ITI

IBM Next 5 in 5: 2011

IBM unveils its sixth annual “Next 5 in 5″ — a list of innovations with the potential to change the way people work, live and play over the next five years. The Next 5 in 5 is based on market and societal trends expected to transform our lives, as wel… → Read More: IBM Next 5 in 5: 2011

Vision Algorithm to Automatically Parse Addresses in Google Street View

Reprinted from http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2011-12/google-wants-computer-vision-algorithms-can-read-addresses-street-view?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=pulsenews Extracting Door Numbers Building numbers come in a huge variety of shap… → Read More: Vision Algorithm to Automatically Parse Addresses in Google Street View

ICMR 2012

Effectively and efficiently retrieving information based on user needs is one of the most exciting areas in multimedia research. The Annual ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR) offers a great opportunity for exchanging leading-ed… → Read More: ICMR 2012

sFly: Search and Rescue of Victims in GPS-Denied Environments (no Vicon, no Laser, No GPS!)

Final demo of the sFly European Project (2009-2011). This demo simulate a search and rescue in an outdoor GPS-denied factory environment. No laser, no GPS are used for navigation and mapping, but just a single camera and IMU onboard each vehicle. All t… → Read More: sFly: Search and Rescue of Victims in GPS-Denied Environments (no Vicon, no Laser, No GPS!)

MPEG news: a report from the 98th meeting, Geneva, Switzerland

Re-Print from http://multimediacommunication.blogspot.com/ (Author: Christian Timmerer) MPEG news from its 98th meeting in Geneva, Switzerland with less than 140 characters and a lot of acronyms. The official press release is, as usual,here. As you can… → Read More: MPEG news: a report from the 98th meeting, Geneva, Switzerland

How accurate can manual review be?

One of the chief pleasures for me of this year’s SIGIR in Beijing was attending the SIGIR 2011 Information Retrieval for E-Discovery Workshop (SIRE 2011). The smaller and more selective the workshop, it often seems, the more focused and interesting the discussion. My own contribution was “Re-examining the Effectiveness of Manual Review”. The paper was [...] → Read More: How accurate can manual review be?