SipMask: New State-of-the-art Instance Segmentation Model

3 August 2020

SipMask: New State-of-the-art Instance Segmentation Model

A group of researchers has proposed a new instance segmentation method that achieves state-of-the-art performance on several popular benchmark datasets. Researchers’ main contribution is a novel spatial preservation module (SP)…

CelebA-Spoof: New Large-Scale Face Anti-Spoofing Dataset

28 July 2020

CelebA-Spoof: New Large-Scale Face Anti-Spoofing Dataset

A group of researchers has collected and released a novel anti-spoofing dataset built on top of the popular CelebA dataset. The novel dataset, named CelebA-Spoof is a large scale dataset…

Voila Lets You Create a Standalone App From Your Jupyter Notebook

24 July 2020

Voila Lets You Create a Standalone App From Your Jupyter Notebook

Voila is a new Python package and a recent addition to the Jupyter Notebook ecosystem, which can turn any Jupyter notebook into a standalone web application or a dashboard. A…

Semantic Data Augmentation Improves Neural Network’s Generalization

24 July 2020

Semantic Data Augmentation Improves Neural Network’s Generalization

A group of researchers from the University of Beijing has proposed a novel implicit semantic data augmentation method that improves the generalization capabilities of deep neural networks. Data augmentation has…

Facebook AI Research Has Developed A New Self-Supervised Method

22 July 2020

Facebook AI Research Has Developed A New Self-Supervised Method

Researchers from Facebook AI Research have proposed a new self-supervised method for image classification that allows reaching the same accuracy as state-of-the-art models in much fewer iterations. In their recent…

PyTorch3D Released: Accelerated 3D Deep Learning

19 July 2020

PyTorch3D Released: Accelerated 3D Deep Learning

The team behind PyTorch has announced the release of PyTorch3D – a modular and efficient library for 3D deep learning. PyTorch3D offers differentiable operators for 3D deep learning, a fast…

GAN Network Learns How To Manipulate an Image in a Realistic Way

19 July 2020

GAN Network Learns How To Manipulate an Image in a Realistic Way

A group of researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has developed a method that can successfully manipulate an input image based on the manipulated segmentation mask. The method, named…

AViD: New Large Video Dataset Collected From Different Countries

15 July 2020

AViD: New Large Video Dataset Collected From Different Countries

Researchers from Indiana University and Stony Brook University have collected and published a large, diverse dataset of videos for action recognition. The dataset, called AviD contains videos from many different…

Auto-Sklearn 2.0: The Next Generation Auto ML System

14 July 2020

Auto-Sklearn 2.0: The Next Generation Auto ML System

Auto-Sklearn 2.0 – is the new version of the popular automated machine learning toolkit Auto-Sklearn. Researchers from several universities in Germany have together created the updated version of this toolkit…

SegFix: New Method For Correcting Segmentation Masks

13 July 2020

SegFix: New Method For Correcting Segmentation Masks

Researchers from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, University of Science and Technology in China and Microsoft have joined forces on a project to develop a boundary refinement method…

Can Autonomous Vehicles Handle New, Unseen Situations?

12 July 2020

Can Autonomous Vehicles Handle New, Unseen Situations?

A group of researchers from the University of Oxford has published a paper in which they try to answer the question: Can Autonomous Vehicles identify and adapt to distribution shifts?…

DeepFaceDrawing: Generating Realistic Faces from Sketches

7 July 2020

DeepFaceDrawing: Generating Realistic Faces from Sketches

DeepFaceDrawing – a new method proposed by researchers from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences is able to generate realistic face images from freehand sketches. The method leverages the…

New Model Achieves Real-time Segmentation in Bad Weather Conditions

6 July 2020

New Model Achieves Real-time Segmentation in Bad Weather Conditions

Researchers from the University of Ulm have proposed a segmentation model that can perform well in adverse weather conditions. Their proposed method builds upon previous research in the direction of…

Disney Presents High-Resolution Face-Swapping Neural Network

6 July 2020

Disney Presents High-Resolution Face-Swapping Neural Network

A group of researchers from the Disney Research Studios and ETH University have proposed a new deep learning-based method for face swapping that is able to produce highly realistic high-resolution…

Google’s New “Context R-CNN” Uses Past Images to Improve Detection

2 July 2020

Google’s New “Context R-CNN” Uses Past Images to Improve Detection

Researchers from Google AI have presented an interesting novel method for object detection that takes into account the image context for improving detection performance. As part of a large project…

NVIDIA Released State-of-the-art StyleGAN2 Model

26 June 2020

NVIDIA Released State-of-the-art StyleGAN2 Model

NVIDIA researchers have presented their new project StyleGAN2 at this year’s CVPR 2020. The novel method behind StyleGAN2 is based on previous advancements in generative modeling and the wide known…

Facebook AI Released PointRend: Image Segmentation as Rendering

23 June 2020

Facebook AI Released PointRend: Image Segmentation as Rendering

Researchers from Facebook AI have presented a novel image segmentation method that can produce high-quality, precise segmentation masks. The method is based on a new neural network module called PointRend,…

PULSE: New Deep Network Learns How to Upscale Low-resolution Images

19 June 2020

PULSE: New Deep Network Learns How to Upscale Low-resolution Images

A group of researchers from Duke University has proposed a novel state-of-the-art method for image super-resolution that is able to generate realistic very high-resolution images from a low-resolution input image.…

Facebook’s TransCoder AI Translates Code Between C++, Java and Python

16 June 2020

Facebook’s TransCoder AI Translates Code Between C++, Java and Python

Researchers from Facebook AI have developed a neural network model that can translate code from one programming language to another. Their proposed model, called TransCoder is able to translate between…

AutoSweep: Deep Neural Network Recovers 3D Editable Objects from Single Image

7 June 2020

AutoSweep: Deep Neural Network Recovers 3D Editable Objects from Single Image

A group of researchers from the Shangai Tech University, University of Leeds, and Zhegjiang University have developed a deep neural network for recovering 3D editable objects from a single image.…

f-BRS: New State-of-the-art Model for Interactive Segmentation

5 June 2020

f-BRS: New State-of-the-art Model for Interactive Segmentation

In a novel paper published on this year’s CVPR2020, researchers from the Samsung AI Center in Moscow led by Konstantin Sofiiuk, describe their new method for interactive segmentation named f-BRS.…