Kihwan Kim, Jay Summet, Thad Starner, Daniel Ashbrook, Mrunal Kapade and Irfan Essa (2008) “Localization and 3D Reconstruction of Urban Scenes Using GPS” In Proceedings of IEEE Symposium on Wearable Computing (ISWC) 2008 (To Appear). [PDF] ABSTRACT Using off-the-shelf Global Positioning System (GPS) units, we reconstruct buildings in 3D by exploiting the reduction in signal […]
Paper: Pragmatic Web (2008) "An Annotation Model for Making Sense of Information Quality in Online Videos"
N. Diakopoulos, I. Essa. (2008) “An Annotation Model for Making Sense of Information Quality in Online Videos.” Proceedings of the International Conference on the Pragmatic Web. 28–30 Sept. 2008, Uppsala, Sweden (To Appear) ABSTRACT Making sense of the information quality of online media including things such as the accuracy and validity of claims and the […]
Presentation: At Qualcomm Research in San Diego, CA (2008) "From Computational Photography and Video to Computational Journalism"
From Computational Photography and Video to Computational Journalism Abstract Digital image capture, processing, and sharing has become pervasive in our society. This has had significant impact on how we create novel scenes, how we share our experiences, and how we interact with images and videos. In this talk, I will present an overview of […]
Funding (2007): NSF "Web on Demand – Bridging the Gap Between Social Networks and Ad Hoc Networking"
Award#0834545 – CSR-DMSS, SM: Web on Demand – Bridging the Gap Between Social Networks and Ad Hoc Networking Investigator(s): Umakishore Ramachandran, (Principal Investigator), Irfan Essa (Co-Principal Investigator) Dates: September 1, 2008 – August 31, 2009 (Estimated) Abstract From the western world to the third world, the use of handheld devices (cellphones, PDAs) has proliferated. The […]