The paper “Pointly-Supervised Action Localization” by Pascal Mettes and Cees Snoek has been published in the International Journal of Computer Vision. The paper strives for spatio-temporal localization of human actions in videos. In the literature, the consensus is to achieve … Continue reading
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This summer Qualcomm, the world-leader in mobile chip-design, and the University of Amsterdam, a world-leading computer science department, have started a joint research lab in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, as a great opportunity to join the best of academic and industrial … Continue reading
This week, Barcelona hosts the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision. Judging from the paper titles, the focus will be on learning to recognize objects in images.
We make video search engines. With these search engines we participate in international competitions, often with excellent results. While good progress has been achieved over the past years, the video search engines are not precise enough, yet. We have been … Continue reading
Our Pinkpop video search engine is generating some media attention, including coverage in national news papers and television. It is likely that more concert footage will be added in the coming weeks, so stay tuned at: http://www.hollandsglorieoppinkpop.nl/. I am quite … Continue reading
A video says more than 25,000 words per second, check it out at: http://www.hollandsglorieoppinkpop.nl/
Last Friday I was given the opportunity to speak at the Society of the Query Conference, organized by the Amsterdam-based Institute of Network Cultures. The conference critically reflected on the information society and the dominant role of the (Google) search … Continue reading