New Datasets for Action Recognition

22 October 2018

New Datasets for Action Recognition

Action recognition is vital for many real-life applications, including video surveillance, healthcare, and human-computer interaction. What do we need to do to classify video clips based on the actions being…

This Neural Network Evaluates Natural Scene Memorability

1 October 2018
natural scene memorability score by neural network

This Neural Network Evaluates Natural Scene Memorability

One hallmark of human cognition is the splendid capacity of recalling thousands of different images, some in details, after only a single view. Not all photos are remembered equally in…

A Style-Aware Content Loss for Real-time HD Style Transfer

14 August 2018

A Style-Aware Content Loss for Real-time HD Style Transfer

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but at least it contains a lot of very diverse information. This not only comprises what is portrayed, e.g., a composition of…

Anatomically-Aware Facial Animation from a Single Image

7 August 2018
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Anatomically-Aware Facial Animation from a Single Image

Let’s say you have a picture of a Hugh Jackman for an advertisement. He looks great, but the client wants him to look a little bit happier. No, you don’t…

Automatic Creation of Personalized GIFs: a New State-of-the-Art Approach

27 July 2018
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Automatic Creation of Personalized GIFs: a New State-of-the-Art Approach

Suppose you have a 10-minutes-video but are interested only in a small portion of it. You are thinking about creating a 5-second GIF out of this video, but video-editing can…

Realistic 3D Avatars from a Single Image

27 July 2018
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Realistic 3D Avatars from a Single Image

Digital media needs realistic 3D avatars with faces. The recent surge in augmented and virtual reality platforms has created an even stronger demand for high-quality content, and rendering realistic faces…

3D Hair Reconstruction Out of a Single Image

10 July 2018
3D Hair Reconstruction Out of a Single Image

3D Hair Reconstruction Out of a Single Image

Generating a realistic 3D model of an object out from 2D data represents a challenging task and this problem has been explored by many researchers in the past. The creation…

FAIR Proposed a New Partially Supervised Trading Paradigm to Segment Every Thing

26 June 2018
image segmentation

FAIR Proposed a New Partially Supervised Trading Paradigm to Segment Every Thing

Object detectors have become significantly more accurate and gained new capabilities. One of the most exciting is the ability to predict a foreground segmentation mask for each detected object, a…

Blazingly Fast Video Object Segmentation with Pixel-Wise Metric Learning

12 June 2018
Blazingly Fast Video Object Segmentation with Pixel-Wise Metric Learning

Blazingly Fast Video Object Segmentation with Pixel-Wise Metric Learning

The immeasurable amount of multimedia data is recorded and shared in the current era of the Internet. Among it, a video is one of the most common and rich modalities,…