CVC at the organising committee of the IEEE PBVS 2022 workshop

The Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition conference (CVPR) is the world’s biggest event on Computer Vision Science. The event, which took place this year from June 19 to June 24, comprised several co-located workshops and courses besides the main conference. In fact, there were over a hundred workshops organized in conjunction with CVPR. There is one, though, the workshop series on Perception Beyond the Visible … Read more

CVC at CVPR 2022 (with an Oral!)

The IEEE / CVF Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference (CVPR) 2022, took place on 19-24 June in New Orleans and online. The Computer Vision Center contributed with the following papers:  CVPR Oral. An important milestone for CVC’s history!  LaTr: Layout-Aware Transformer for Scene-Text VQA, by Ali Furkan Biten, Ron Litman, Yusheng Xie, Srikar Appalaraju, and … Read more

Several CVC papers were presented at WACV 2022

The Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision, WACV 2022, took place on 4-8 January. CVC contributed with several papers:   Class-Balanced Active Learning for Image Classification (Javad Zolfaghari Bengar, Joost van de Weijer, Laura Lopez Fuentes, Bogdan Raducanu)  One-shot Compositional Data Generation for Low Resource Handwritten Text Recognition (Mohamed Ali Souibgui, Ali Furkan Biten, Sounak … Read more

CVC participates in Deep Learning Barcelona as a key sponsor and contributes with several CVC researchers

CVC is participating in the 3rd Deep Learning Barcelona Symposium (DLBCN) as a key sponsor and is contributing with several CVC researchers. CVC is present on the organizing committee as well as on talks and posters. This DLBCN edition expands its categories by adding a life sciences area as it is key in the current artificial intelligence … Read more

Large participation of CVC researchers in ICDAR2021 Conference

The 16th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, (ICDAR 2021), will be held at Lausanne (Switzerland) with a hybrid format (onsite and online) from 5th to 10th September. This year’s utter programme is composed of top-notch oral sessions, workshops and competitions, among others, in which a large number of CVC researchers are participating. It is worth noting … Read more

Three CVC papers selected for the ICCV2021 Conference

CVC is more than happy to announce that three of its papers have been selected for the ICCV2021 Conference, the premier international computer vision event. Two of them were from Joost van de Weijer’s group and the other one from Sergio Escalera’s. Hereafter you can find them with a summary. – TransferI2I: Transfer Learning for Image-to-Image Translation … Read more

CVC researchers at CVPR 2021

Several CVC researchers have attended this year’s Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition conference (CVCPR 2021), the world’s biggest gathering on Computer Vision Science. Like other events impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s edition has taken place virtually from June 19th to June 25th. CVC’s presence at CVPR 2021 has been the following: Accepted Paper at … Read more

10 CVC papers presented at ICPR2020

Several CVC researchers attended the 25th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR’2020), which took place fully virtual on January 10-15th, 2021 due to the pandemic. ICPR is the flagship conference of IAPR the International Association of Pattern Recognition and the premiere conference in pattern recognition, covering computer vision, image, sound, speech, sensor patterns processing and … Read more

New advances in the detection of bias in face recognition algorithms

A team from the Computer Vision Center (CVC) and the University of Barcelona has published the results of a study that evaluates the accuracy and bias in gender and skin colour of automatic face recognition algorithms tested with real world data. Although the top solutions exceed the 99.9% of accuracy, researchers have detected some groups … Read more