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CEMSE Seminar| Advances in Video Understanding

Start Date: February 13, 2018
End Date: February 13, 2018

By Professor Bernard Ghanem (KAUST)
In this talk, I will give an overview of video understanding research done in the Image and Video Understanding Lab (IVUL) at KAUST. I will focus on a body of work related to human activity detection and visual object tracking in video. I will also highlight some of the core techniques developed in IVUL to solve fundamental problems that arise in image and video understanding.
Bio: Bernard Ghanem is currently an Assistant Professor in the CEMSE division and a theme leader at the Visual Computing Center at KAUST. Before that, he was a Senior Research Scientist at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in Singapore. His research interests lie in computer vision, machine learning, and optimization geared towards real-world applications. He received his Bachelor’s degree from the American University of Beirut (AUB) in 2005 and his MS/PhD in from UIUC in 2010. His work has received several awards and honors, including the Henderson Graduate Award from UIUC, CSE fellowship awards from UIUC, a Best Paper Award (CVPRW 2013), a two-year KAUST Seed Fund, and a Google Faculty Research Award in 2015. He has co-authored more than 50 peer reviewed conference and journal papers in his field. Visit and for more details.

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Date: Tuesday 13th Feb 2018
Time:03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Location: Location: Bldg. 9 – Level 2 - Hall 1 - Rm: 2322