Month: July 2010

Texton Theory Revisited. A computational colour approach

Place: Large Lecture Room, Computer Vision Center Affiliation: Computer Vision Center/ Univ. Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain   Colour and texture are important visual cues for image understanding. The definition of computational descriptors that combine both features is still an open problem. The

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Motion Priors for Efficient Bayesian Tracking in Human Sequence Evaluation

Place: Large Lecture Room, Computer Vision Center Affiliation: Computer Vision Center / Univ. Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain   Recovering human motion by visual analysis is a challenging computer vision research area with a lot of potential applications. Model-based tracking approaches, and in

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Foreground Object Segmentation and Shadow Detection for Video Sequences in Uncontrolled Environments

Place: Large Lecture Room, Computer Vision Center Affiliation: Computer Vision Center / Univ. Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain   This Thesis is mainly divided in two parts. The first one presents a study of motion segmentation problems. Based on this study, a novel

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Understanding Image Sequences: the Role of Ontologies in Cognitive Vision

Place: Large Lecture Room Affiliation: Computer VIsion Centre and Dep. of Computer Science, UAB.   The increasing ubiquitousness of digital information in our daily lives has positioned video as a favored information vehicle, and given rise to an astonishing generation of social media and

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