Month: March 2011

A multimodal interactive image information retrieval system for smartphones

Place: Large Lecture Room – CVC Affiliation: Universitat d’Alacant. Spain   Advanced smartphones can provide specific metadata to reduce the search space in computer vision tasks. For instance, local time can be used to search only those available pictures with similar light

Colour constancy in natural scenes: a computational look

Place: Large Lecture Room – CVC Affiliation: Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University, UK   Colour plays an important role in human and computer vision, for image segmentation, material identification and object recognition. Colour constancy , the  phenomenon by which object colours remain