Data and computation drive our world, often without sufficient critical assessment or accountability. Journalism is adapting responsibly—finding and creating new kinds of stories that respond directly to our new societal condition. Join us for a two-day conference exploring the interface between journalism and computing.October 2-3, New York, NY#CJ2015 Source: 2015 C+J Symposium Participated the 4th […]
Presentation at Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik in Saarbrücken (2015): "Video Analysis and Enhancement"
Video Analysis and Enhancement: Spatio-Temporal Methods for Extracting Content from Videos and Enhancing Video Output Irfan Essa (prof.irfanessa.com) Georgia Institute of Technology School of Interactive Computing Hosted by Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik in Saarbrucken (Bernt Schiele, Director of Computer Vision and Multimodal Computing) Abstract In this talk, I will start with describing the pervasiveness of image and video content, […]
Dagstuhl Workshop 2015: "Modeling and Simulation of Sport Games, Sport Movements, and Adaptations to Training"
Participated in the Dagstuhl Workshop on “Modeling and Simulation of Sport Games, Sport Movements, and Adaptations to Training” at the Dagstuhl Castle, September 13 – 16, 2015. Motivation Computational modeling and simulation are essential to analyze human motion and interaction in sports science. Applications range from game analysis, issues in training science like training load-adaptation […]
Presentation at Max-Planck-Institute for Intelligent Systems in Tübingen (2015): "Data-Driven Methods for Video Analysis and Enhancement"
Data-Driven Methods for Video Analysis and Enhancement Irfan Essa (prof.irfanessa.com) Georgia Institute of Technology Thursday, September 10, 2 pm, Max Planck House Lecture Hall (Spemannstr. 36) Hosted by Max-Planck-Institute for Intelligent Systems (Michael Black, Director of Percieving Systems) Abstract In this talk, I will start with describing the pervasiveness of image and video content, and how such […]
I was invited to participate and present at the King Abdullah University of Science & Technology Conference on Computational Imaging and Vision (CIV) March 1-4, 2015 Building 19 Level 3, Lecture Halls Visual Computing Center (VCC) Invited Speakers included Shree Nayar – Columbia University Daniel Cremers – Technical University of Munich Rene Vidal –The Johns […]
Teaching at the ICVSS 2013, in Calabria, Italy, July 2013 (Programme) Computational Video: Post-processing Methods for Stabilization, Retargeting and Segmentation Irfan Essa (This work in collaboration with Matthias Grundmann, Daniel Castro, Vivek Kwatra, Mei Han, S. Hussian Raza). Abstract We address a variety of challenges for analysis and enhancement of Computational Video. We present novel […]
Presentation (2012): Distinguished Seminar Series in Computer Science at the Imperial College, London
Video Enhancement and Analysis: From Content Analysis to Video Stabilization for YouTube Irfan Essa Georgia Institute of Technology October 14, 2012 15:00 – 16:00, Huxely Room. South Kensington Campus, Imperial College, London Abstract The talk will describe a variety of efforts undertaken on analysis of video to enhancement and synthesis of video. An overview of […]
AT HIGH Museum/Lumière’s Fall Lecture and Panel Discussion on "Art In The Digital Culture… Threat or Opportunity?"
Wednesday September 19, 2012, 7:00pm in the Hill Auditorium, High Museum, Altanta. In this sixth installment of Lumière’s Fall Lecture Series, Shannon Perich, curator of the photographic history collection at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, and Irfan Essa of the Georgia Institute of Technology will each speak to the future of art […]
Video Stabilization and Rolling Shutter Removal on YouTube Abstract In this talk, I will over a variety of approaches my group is working on for video analysis and enhancement. In particular, I will describe our approach for a video stabilizer (currently implemented on YouTube) and its extensions. This work is in collaboration with Matthias Grundmann […]
Presentation at CVPR 2012 workshop on Large Scale Video Search and Mining "Extracting Content and Context from Video."
Extracting Content and Context from Video. (Presentation at CVPR 2012 workshop on Large Scale Video Search and Mining 2012, June 21, 2012) Irfan Essa GEORGIA Tech prof.irfanessa.com Abstract In this talk, I will describe various efforts aimed at extracting context and content from video. I will highlight some of our recent work in extracting spatio-temporal […]