• Interactive Poisson Blending on GPU
    Interactive Poisson Blending on GPU
  • 404 Not Found In Two Triangles
    404 Not Found In Two Triangles
  • Simplest and Fastest GLSL Edge Detection using Fwidth
    Simplest and Fastest GLSL Edge Detection using Fwidth

Monthly archives: July, 2015

Statistics of ISMAR 2015 Science & Technology Papers

ISMAR 2015, the 14th IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality, will be held in beautiful Fukuoka, Japan. Recently, the prestige ISMAR 2015 S&T Papers have come out: http://ismar.vgtc.org/ismar/2015/info/ismar-sessions/st-papers In order to investigate some insights into the publication data, I made the following statistics of ISMAR 2015 Science & Technology Papers. Congratulations to their groups! I am looking forward…


2015 Internet Trends Report

Mary Meeker, partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, unveiled her 2015 Internet Trends Report at Recode’s Code Conference, full of insight about everything from mobile device usage to internet usage breakdowns. Here are some highlights. Internet users grew by 8 percent in 2015, down from 10 percent in 2013 and 11 percent in 2012 Mobile subscriptions…


Reviews of Google Spotlight Stories vs SIGGRAPH Paper HQ Free-Viewpoint Video by MS

Google published the Spotlight Stories on Android and iPhone, which features 360-degrees film. With the app available now in iOS, users of Apple devices can also enjoy its featured films, including the Windy Day by former filmmakers from Pixar. Three other stories are also available with the application, including Buggy Night, Help, and Duet (a film also directed…


[Summary] Consistent and Online Re-identification in Vision Networks

Abir Das from University of California, Riverside gave a talk on Consistent and Online Re-identification in Vision Networks on CFAR seminar.  Summary In computer vision, person re-identification is the task of identifying and monitoring people moving across a number of non-overlapping cameras. Several factors like significant changes in viewing angle, lighting, background clutter, and occlusion cause features…


PhD Defense: Historical Graph Data Management

Today Udayan Khurana presented his PhD Defense presentation on Historical Graph Data Management at 3258 A.V. Williams Building (AVW). Here is a brief overview: Abstract Over the last decade, we have witnessed an increasing interest in temporal analysis of information networks such as social networks or citation networks. Finding temporal interaction patterns, visualizing the evolution of graph properties,…


[Summary & Joke] What’s Wrong with Deep Learning? – CVPR 2015 Plenary Talk

Yann LeCun Facebook AI Research & New York University Video http://techtalks.tv/talks/whats-wrong-with-deep-learning/61639/   One of the most famous joke in Computer Vision field is that Dr. LeCun’s “controversial” paper “Scene Parsing with Multiscale Feature Learning, Purity Trees, and Optimal Covers” was rejected by CVPR but now is accepted by ICML’12. 🙂 Dr. LeCun published the reviews…


[Video] Nature Paper – Robots that Can Adapt like Animals

The Intelligent Trial and Error Algorithm introduced in the paper ‘Robots that can adapt like animals’ (Nature, 2015): the video shows two different robots that can adapt to a wide variety of injuries in under two minutes. A six-legged robot adapts to keep walking even if two of its legs are broken, and a robotic…


[Photo Summary] CompSciConnect Students Take Part in a 3-D Out of This World Experience in the UMIACS Augmentarium

We demoed some projects for 26 middle school girls on Wednesday, July 1st in the Augmentarium from 11AM-12PM. This is part of the Computer Science Connect Maryland Day Camp run by the CS department. @PGCTV reports on @umdcs CompSciConnect students demonstrating 3-D virtual reality games in the #UMIACS Augmentarium   #UMIACS Director Amitabh Varshney discusses virtual…


Reviews of an Augmented Reality App, RealMagic, and More

Today my previous HCI mentor in MSRA, Xiang Cao, published their new Augmented Reality iOS App called RealMagic, which can be downloaded on the App Store. The main idea of this app is very simple but fascinating: cast magic with your own hand! Though this app is still at an early stage, we can already foresee the…