CROPPOLA IS ON-LINE
CROPPOLA (croppola.com), the intelligent image cropping tool developed by Radhakrishna Achanta and Appu Shaji, is on-line. Try it out and give feedback!
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI)
Our superpixel and supervoxel methods “SLIC Superpixels Compared to the State-of-the-art Superpixels” was accepted for publication. Link to paper and code:
The 4th International Conference on Social Informatics (SocInfo), 5-7 December 2012, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland.
An interdisciplinary venue for researchers from Computer Science, Informatics, Social Sciences and Management Sciences to present work on studying the interplay between socially-centric platforms and social phenomena. More info at:
IS&T 6th European Conference on Colour in Graphics, Imaging, and Vision (CGIV 2012)
Albrecht Lindner presented our collaborative work with Océ Print Logic Technology (a Canon Group) on “What is the Color of Chocolate? – Extracting Color Values of Semantic Expressions”. Link to paper and code:
IEEE International Conference on Computational Photography (ICCP)
Dominic Rüfenacht presented a poster entitled “Automatic and Accurate Shadow Detection using Near-Infrared.”
IEEE Transaction on Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI)
Our collaborative work on “A New In-Camera Imaging Model for Color Computer Vision and its Application” with NUS was accepted for publication. Link to paper, code, and data:
Journal of the Optical Society of America A (JOSA A)
Our collaborative work with UEA and the Center of Computer Vision, Barcelona, on “Spectral Sharpening by Spherical Sampling” was accepted for publication.
NCCR Mobile Information and Communication Systems (NCCR MICS)
Sabine Süsstrunk talks about her experiences participating in the NCCR MICS as a researcher and as a project leader in the March 2012 newsletter.
7th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications (VISIGRAPP 2012), Rome, Italy
Sabine Süsstrunk gave a keynote entitled “Improving the Visible with the Invisible – Incorporating Near-Infrared Cues in Computational Photography and Computer Vision.”
January 26, 2012
OUR NEW WEBSITE IS ONLINE:
If you find flaws, please excuse us, check out our former website (http://ivrgwww.epfl.ch), or inform the webmaster (Albrecht.Lindner@epfl.ch).
IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging 2012
Zahra Sadeghipoor presented a paper on Optimum Spectral Sensitivity Functions for Single Sensor Color Imaging in the Digital Photography VIII conference, and Sabine Süsstrunk a keynote in Visual Information Processing and Communication III.
AdImpact, an IVRG Start-Up
Appu Shaji officially joins IVRG as a Postdoc to work with Radhakrishna Achanta on their start-up.
The 7th International Conference on Signal Image Technology & Internet Based Systems (SITIS 2011), Dijon, France
Sabine Süsstrunk gave a keynote entitled “RGB+ – Exploiting Near-Infrared to Advance Computational Photography and Computer Vision.” Check out the research here
13th International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Barcelona, Spain
Our collaborative research with NUS on Radiometric Calibration for Color Computer Vision was presented as a poster.
RIT Center of Imaging Science Seminar Series
Sabine Süsstrunk gave an invited lecture on “RGB+ – Exploiting Near-Infrared to Advance Computational Photography and Computer Vision.” (Video Link:
joins us as a Research Engineer after successfully defending his MS thesis at EPFL.
IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Bruxelles, Belgium
We presented three papers: “Correlation-based Joint Acquisition and Demosaicing of Visible and Near-infrared Images”, “Removing Shadows from Images Using Color and Near-infrared”, and “Multispectral Interest Points for RGB-NIR Image Registration”.
joins IVRG as PhD research assistant. Welcome, Wojciech!
successfully passed his PhD candidacy exam. Congratulations, Gökhan!
The 22nd British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), University of Dundee, UK
Neda Salamati presented her paper “Combining Visible and Near-Infrared Cues for Image Categorisation,” which is joint work with D. Larlus and G. Csurka from Xerox Research Europe.
AdImpact, an IVRG Start-Up
AdImpact, the start-up of Radhakrishna Achanta and Appu Shaji, receives the NCCR MICS Spin Fund support. Congratulations, RK and Appu!
Javier Vazquez Corral
joins IVRG for a three months Post-Doc.
Society of Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T)
Sabine Süsstrunk was elected Conference Vice-President and Member of the Board of the Society of Imaging Science and Technology (2011-2013).
IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Colorado Springs, USA
Matthew Brown presented our work on “Multispectral SIFT for Scene Category Recognition” and “Spatio-Chromatic Decorrelation by Shift-Invariant Filtering”.
won First Prize for her research and presentation at the Xerox Research Centre Europe intern day. Congratulations, Neda!
successfully passed her PhD candidacy exam. Congratulations, Zahra!
gave a keynote at the ICICS/ECE/IEEE Workshop on Future Communications and Multimedia Systems in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Neda Salamati started her internship at Xerox Research Centre Europe in Grenoble, France, Albrecht Lindner his internship at OCE Print Logic Technologies in Créteil, France, and Sabine Süsstrunk her one semester sabbatical in the US.
23rd IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging Symposium in San Francisco, CA
We presented three papers at the Color Imaging XVI, Human Vision and Electronic Imaging XVI, and the Digital Photography VII conferences. Sabine Süsstrunk was the General Chair of the Symposium.
successfully defended his thesis Finding Objects of Interest in Images using Saliency and Superpixels. Congratulations, Dr. RK!
gave an invited talk about the future of photography at the 10th anniversary of Image Engineering Gmbh in Cologne, Germany.