Service, Awards and
- Two new grants from the NSF:
- One under the Robust Intelligence program on "Uncertainty-driven Dynamic 3D Reconstruction" with me as the single PI.
- One under the Major Research Instrumentation program on "Acquisition of a Large Volume, Real-time, High Resolution, Motion Capture System for an Interdisciplinary Research Facility" with Dave Cappelleri as PI and several Stevens faculty on the team.
- Three new papers accepted to 3DIMPVT 2012 and the ECCV 2012 workshop on "Unsolved Problems in Optical Flow and Stereo Estimation". See my publications page.
- Martial Hebert, Florent Lafarge and I are organizing the International Workshop on Point Cloud Processing that will be held with CVPR 2012. More details on the submission deadline etc. will be available soon.
- A paper on confidence measures for stereo matching by Xiaoyan Hu and me was accepted to the IEEE Transaction on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence.
- I have received outstanding reviewer awards from ACCV 2010, CVPR 2011, ICCV 2011, CVP 2012 and ECCV 2012. Not sure what this means for my priorities in time allocation...
- I received a Google Research Award, with George Kamberov and Gerda Kamberova as coPIs, to develop novel computer vision techniques for scene understanding
in large-scale urban environments. Click here for more details.
- The list of papers presented at the weekly computer vision reading group can be found
here. (VERY outdated.)
Office hours: Tuesday 5-6pm and by appointment. You can also email me your signed study plan or other forms for approval.
- I cannot help with issues related to admissions, finances or student visas. Please contact the appropriate office for these matters.
- I do not waive prerequisites for courses without the consent of the instructor. (This is because I do not claim to know which specific background material is required for each class.)
If you think that you have covered all the prerequisites for a class, please email the instructor or bring a completed change of enrollment form to class for him or her to sign. These forms are
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- I strongly prefer that you contact me by email instead of telephone for record-keeping and other purposes.
- Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at the University of Southern California (2005).
- Master of Science in Electrical Engineering at the University of Southern California (2000).
- Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (1998).
- Binocular, multiple-view and video-based 3D reconstruction
- Perceptual organization
- 3D shape representation and object recognition
- Machine learning
- Xiaoyan Hu (Ph.D.), 2009-
- Iraklis Tsekourakis (Ph.D.), 2012-
- Aristotle Spyropoulos (Ph.D.), 2012-
- Charlie Freundlich (Ph.D. Mech. Eng. co-advised with Michael Zavlanos), 2012-
- Benjamin Abruzzo (Ph.D. Mech. Eng. co-advised with Dave Cappelleri and Michael Zavlanos), 2012-
- Yizhou Lin (M.S. co-advised with Gang Hua), 2012-
- Liefei (Lucy) Xu (Ph.D. co-advised with H. Quynh Dinh), ``Vector Field Analysis for Flow Pattern Detection and Video Analysis", 2011
- Qiuxia Han (M.S.), 2009-2011
- Konstantinos Batsos (M.S.), 2011
- Morgan Baron (M.S. co-advised with G. Kamberov), 2011
- Wei Jiang (M.S.), 2010
CS 677: Parallel Programming for Many-core Processors (Spring 2013)
CS 284: Data Structures (Fall 2012)
Class notes etc. are available on Moodle.
CS 559: Machine Learning: Fundamentals and Applications (Fall 2012)
Class webpage. The class meets 6:15-8:45 on Thursdays in Pierce 120.
WORDS OF WISDOM
By Jacob August Riis: "I go and look at a stonecutter hammering away at his rock perhaps a hundred times without as much as a crack showing in it.
Yet at the hundred and first blow it will split in two, and I know it was not that blow that did it, but all that had gone before."