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Google I/O 2011: Cloud Robotics, ROS for Java and Android

Article from http://www.ros.org/news/2011/05/google-io-2011-cloud-robotics-ros-for-java-and-android.html Yesterday at Google I/O, developers at Google and Willow Garage announced a new rosjava library that is the first pure-Java implementation of ROS. … → Read More: Google I/O 2011: Cloud Robotics, ROS for Java and Android

Call for ICPR Contest Proposals

The ICPR 2012 Contest Co-Chairs invite proposals for contests, whose results will be presented at the 21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition (www.icpr2012.org). The aim of the contests is to encourage better scientific development through… → Read More: Call for ICPR Contest Proposals

Sort by subject in Google Images

Article From http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2011/05/sort-by-subject-in-google-images.html When you’re searching for images, sometimes it can be hard to come up with exactly the right words to describe what you have in mind. For example, when you thin… → Read More: Sort by subject in Google Images

Leafsnap

By Columbia University, University of Maryland, and Smithsonian Institution Leafsnap is the first in a series of electronic field guides being developed by researchers from Columbia University, the University of Maryland, and the Smithsonian Institutio… → Read More: Leafsnap

CEDD descriptor for the ImageCLEF’s Wikipedia Retrieval task images

CEDD descriptor is available for the ImageCLEF’s Wikipedia Retrieval task images. Download the compressed file from here. For each image, a .cedd file contains the cedd descriptor. In order to calculate the distance between the descriptors you can use … → Read More: CEDD descriptor for the ImageCLEF’s Wikipedia Retrieval task images

Two papers at SIGIR2011 accepted

1: The TREC Files: the (ground) truth is out there (No kidding :) )The results of a retrieval system for a certain benchmark image database can be evaluated by several methods, each one employing various evaluation criteria. Traditional t… → Read More: Two papers at SIGIR2011 accepted

Hackers Turn a Gmail April Fool’s Joke Into a Reality

Article from http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/04/04/hackers-turn-a-gmail-april-fools-joke-into-a-reality/?partner=rss&emc=rss If you happened upon the Internet Friday, you would have been faced with what has now become an annual tradition onlin… → Read More: Hackers Turn a Gmail April Fool’s Joke Into a Reality

Comparative Performance Evaluation of Image Descriptors Over IEEE 802.11b Noisy Wireless Networks

My paper “Comparative Performance Evaluation of Image Descriptors Over IEEE 802.11b Noisy Wireless Networks” has been accepted for inclusion in the The 5th FTRA International Conference on Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering (MUE 2011) proceedings. I… → Read More: Comparative Performance Evaluation of Image Descriptors Over IEEE 802.11b Noisy Wireless Networks

2nd Summer School on Social Media Retrieval

The 2nd Summer School on Social Media Retrieval (http://www.s3mr.eu/) will be held during June 26 – 01 July, 2011 in Antalya, Turkey. The event is co-organized by the EU PetaMedia Network of Excellence and EIT ICT LABS.EXTENDED APPLICATION DEADLINE: … → Read More: 2nd Summer School on Social Media Retrieval

Kinect’s AI Breakthrough Explained

“Microsoft Research has just published a scientific paper (PDF) and a video showing how the Kinect body tracking algorithm works — it’s almost as impressive as some of the uses the Kinect has been put to. This article summarizes how Kinect does it. … → Read More: Kinect’s AI Breakthrough Explained