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Bridge

Internet of visual "things" and cloud computing: models, research advances, and practical testbeds
Yiannis Andreopoulos, University College London

When: Thursday 06 April 2017, 3:30pm
Where: Fogg Lecture Theatre
Host: Andrea Cavallaro


Advances in gait recognition
Nikolaos Boulgouris, Brunel University London

When: Thursday 02 March 2017, 3pm
Where: BR 4.02 (BR=Bancroft Road Teaching Rooms)
Host: Andrea Cavallaro


Computer vision and robotics at Ocado
Marco Paladini, Ocado Technology

When: Monday 13 February 2017, 2pm
Where: France House Ground Floor
Host: Andrea Cavallaro


Sensing well-being using heterogeneous smartphone data and stance identification in social media conversations
Maria Liakata, University of Warwick

When: Tuesday 06 December 2016, 5pm
Where: ITL top floor meeting room
Host: Matthew Purver


Phenotyping, computer vision, and sensing – a match made in heaven
Sotirios A Tsaftaris, University of Edinburgh [flyer]

When: Thursday 17 November 2016, 2pm
Where: Laws 2.09
Host: Andrea Cavallaro


The computational face for behaviomedics - using face analysis in medicine
Michel Valstar, University of Nottingham

When: Tuesday 15 November 2016, 2pm
Where: Bancroft 3.18
Host: Ioannis Patras


Cities as playgrounds for IoT technology
Alex Gluhak, Digital Catapult

When: Friday 22 April 2016, 2pm
Where: Eng 209
Host: Hamed Haddadi


The Internetable of anything to everything in my pocket
Patricia Charlton, Creative Digital Solutions

When: Tuesday 08 March 2016, 11am
Where: Maths lecture theatre
Host: Stefan Poslad


Sensing drama: theatre as a lab for Ubicomp
Jamie A. Ward, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence

When: Thursday 12 November 2015, 12.15pm
Where: BR 4.01 (BR=Bancroft Road Teaching Rooms)
Host: Stefan Poslad


Social robot avatars
Paul Bremner, University of West England

When: Thursday 15 October 2015, 2pm
Where: Laws 1.12
Host: Hatice Gunes


Objective image quality assessment - what's beyond
Zhou Wang, University of Waterloo

When: Friday 02 October 2015, 3pm
Where: ITL top floor meeting room
Host: Hatice Gunes


The application of visual saliency models in objective image quality assessment
Hantao Liu, Cardiff University

When: Friday 02 October 2015, 3.30pm
Where: ITL top floor meeting room
Host: Hatice Gunes


Wide area surveillance and camera networks
Mubarak Shah, University of Central Florida

When: Monday 14 September 2015, 1.30pm
Where: ITL top floor meeting room
Host: Sean Gong


TV white space networking and video streaming
Luca Bedogni, University of Bologna

When: Wednesday 08 July 2015, 11.30am
Where: ITL top floor meeting room
Host: Yue (Frank) Gao


Towards fine-grained social behaviour analysis in dense crowded settings
Hayley Hung, Delft University of Technology

When: Tuesday 30 June 2015, 3.00pm
Where: Eng 324
Host: Hatice Gunes


Digital humanitarians
Patrick Meier, QCRI

When: Thursday 4th June 2015, 11.00am
Where: Eng 209
Host: Andrea Cavallaro


(Higher-order) Graphical models & visual perception
Nikos Paragios, CentraleSupelec/INRIA

When: Friday 15th May 2015, 11.00am
Where: BR 3.02 (BR=Bancroft Road Teaching Rooms)
Host: Ioannis Patras


What large-scale computational models teach us about the visual cortex
Robert Shapley, New York University

When: Wednesday 29th April 2015, 3.00pm
Where: Fogg Lecture Theatre
Host: Isabelle Mareschal


Robot learning of motor skills
Petar Kormushev, Italian Institute of Technology

When: Monday 4th March 2015, 4.00pm
Where: ITL top floor meeting room
Host: Timothy Hospedales


wide.io: How rapid research exchange fosters the deployment intelligent computer vision pipelines
Bertrand Nouvel, Wide io Ltd.

When: Thursday 12th February 2015, 3.00pm
Where: ITL top floor meeting room
Host: Andrea Cavallaro


Making sense in schools
Danaë Stanton Fraser, University of Bath

When: Thursday 12th February 2015, 2.00pm
Where: ITL top floor meeting room
Host: Hatice Gunes


Motion analysis with spatiotemporal descriptors
Guoying Zhao, University of Oulu

When: Wednesday 11th February 2015, 2.00pm
Where: ITL top floor meeting room
Host: Yi-Zhe Song


Non-photorealistic rendering of images
Paul Rosin, Cardiff University

When: Friday 28th November 2014, 1.30pm
Where: ITL top floor meeting room
Host: Yi-Zhe Song


Novel techniques towards free viewpoint video conferencing
Bruno Macchiavello and Edson Mintsu Hung, University of Brasilia

When: Wednesday 5th November 2014, 5.00pm
Where: ITL top floor meeting room
Host: Ebroul Izquierdo


Machine learning for autonomous systems and knowledge extraction from big data
Lyudmila S Mihaylova, University of Sheffield

When: Thursday 23rd October 2014, 3.15pm
Where: Eng 209
Host: Andrea Cavallaro


Summaries on mobile phones: context learning and data simplification
Rik Sarkar, University of Edinburgh

When: Friday 3rd October 2014, 11.15am
Where: ITL top floor meeting room
Host: Hamed Haddadi


Face and people identification
Stan Li, Chinese Academy of Sciences

When: Monday 1st September 2014, 3pm
Where: ITL top floor meeting room
Host: Shaogang Gong


New challenges in multi-camera systems
Yael Moses, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya

When: Friday 29th August 2014, 12pm
Where: BR 4.02 (BR=Bancroft Road Teaching Rooms)
Host: Andrea Cavallaro


Where chemistry meets wireless technology: Air Quality Networks have arrived
John Saffell, Alphasense Ltd.

When: Thursday 31st July 2014, 11am
Where: Eng 209
Host: Russell Binions


Automated mobility: how environment awareness technologies will 'drive' intelligent transportation of the future
Xin Chen, HERE/Nokia

When: Thursday 10th July 2014, 1pm
Where: ITL top floor meeting room
Host: Shaogang Gong


Flying insects and multicopters
Wolfgang Stuerzl, German Aerospace Center (DLR)

When: Tuesday 03rd June 2014, 11am
Where: Fogg Lecture Theatre
Host: Lars Chittka


Computer vision applied to the monitoring of people
Sergio Velastin, Universidad de Santiago de Chile

When: Tuesday 20th May 2014, 3pm
Where: Eng 207
Host: Ebroul Izquierdo


Wearable algorithms != electronics + algorithms
Alex Casson, The University of Manchester

When: Thursday 1st May 2014, 4pm
Where: BR 3.02 (BR=Bancroft Road Teaching Rooms)
Host: Miles Hansard


The delights and dilemmas associated with sending audio over networks
Richard Foss, Rhodes University

When: Thursday 1st May 2014, 2pm
Where: Eng 209
Host: Joshua Reiss


Speech recognition with neural networks
Andrew Senior, Google

When: Monday 28th April 2014, 4pm
Where: BR 4.01 (BR=Bancroft Road Teaching Rooms)
Host: Andrea Cavallaro


Brain-computer interfaces and interactive media
Marc Cavazza, Teesside University

When: Friday 21st February 2014, 3pm
Where: BR 3.02 (BR=Bancroft Road Teaching Rooms)
Host: Andrea Cavallaro


Rapid prototyping of embedded VLSI systems
Joseph Cavallaro, Rice University

When: Tuesday 10th December 2013, 4pm
Where: ITL Top floor meeting room
Host: Andrea Cavallaro


Modeling dynamics in 3D video production and human communication
Takashi Matsuyama, Kyoto University

When: Tuesday 19th November 2013, 4pm
Where: ITL Top floor meeting room
Host: Andrea Cavallaro


Multi-modal sensing and analysis of poster conversations
Tatsuya Kawahara, Kyoto University

When: Monday 18th November 2013, 4pm
The Curve building
Where: People's Palace LG01
Host: Andrea Cavallaro


An engineering approach to conversational informatics –
towards conversational intelligence

Toyoaki Nishida, Kyoto University

When: Monday 23rd September 2013, 4pm
Where: ITL Top floor meeting room
Host: Andrea Cavallaro


The emergence of autocatalysis in prebiotic systems
Nathaniel Virgo, Tokyo University

When: Friday 24th May 2013, 2pm
Where: ITL Top floor meeting room
Host: Chrisantha Fernando


Video visualization and fusion - new tasks for computer vision
Kai Berger, Oxford e-Research Centre

When: Wednesday 8th May 2013, 12pm
Where: BR 3.01 (BR=Bancroft Road Teaching Rooms)
Host: Miles Hansard


Component analysis for human sensing
Fernando de la Torre, Carnegie Mellon University

When: Tuesday 19th February 2013, 11am
Where: ITL Top floor meeting room
Host: Chris Russell


Field robotics in industrial environments: navigation and
safety using computer vision

Paulo V. K. Borges, CSIRO

When: Monday 4th February 2013, 1pm
Where: ITL Top floor meeting room
Host: Andrea Cavallaro


Sparse prediction and first-order optimization
Andreas Argyriou, Ecole Centrale Paris

When: Monday 26th November 2012, 11am
Where: ITL Top floor meeting room
Host: Tony Xiang


Multimodal (audio-visual) speech separation for multiple
moving sources within a room environment

Syed Mohsen Naqvi, Loughborough University

When: Monday 5th November 2012, 4pm
Where: ITL Top floor meeting room
Host: Andrea Cavallaro


Visual 3D/4D modeling of urban places and events
Marc Pollefeys, ETH Zurich

When: Wednesday 19th September 2012, 3pm
Where: Skeel Lecture Theatre
Host: Lourdes Agapito


Self-calibration of heterogeneous sensor networks
Alessio Del Bue, Italian Institute of Technology

When: Friday 7th September 2012, 11am
Where: ITL Top floor meeting room
Host: Andrea Cavallaro


Slow-dimensional subspaces: models and algorithms
Roland Angst, ETH Zurich

When: Friday 13th July 2012, 11am
Where: Eng 216
Host: Lourdes Agapito


Perceptual video coding: fundamentals and applications in the
emerging High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) standard

Matteo Naccari, BBC R & D

When: Friday 29th June 2012, 3.30pm
Where: Eng 207
Host: Andrea Cavallaro


REWIND: REVerse engineering audio-VIsual coNtent Data
Marco Tagliasacchi, Politecnico di Milano

When: Monday 14th May 2012, 4pm
Where: BR 4.02 (BR=Bancroft Road Teaching Rooms)
Host: Andrea Cavallaro


Segment-based SVMs for time series analysis
Minh Hoai Nguyen, University of Oxford

When: Thursday 19th April 2012, 1pm
Where: BR 4.02 (BR=Bancroft Road Teaching Rooms)
Host: Lourdes Agapito


Dynamic facial capture and processing from both
computational and psychological perspectives

Darren Cosker, University of Bath

When: Monday 27th February 2012, 12pm
Where: ITL Top floor meeting room
Host: Lourdes Agapito


Towards 3D immersive+interactive TV
Oliver Grau, BBC R & D

When: Friday 6th January 2012, 2:30pm
Where: BR 3.01 (BR=Bancroft Road Teaching Rooms)
Host: Andrea Cavallaro




Past semester activities


2016/17 Semester A activities [here]

2015/16 Semester A activities [here] and Semester B activities [here]

2014/15 Semester A activities [here] and Semester B activities [here]

2013/14 Semester B activities [here]