Past Seminars (2014 and before)

One of the Centre for Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (CPAMI)'s many activities is the periodic seminars that are given by graduate students, professors, visiting scholars or invited speakers. 

This webpage shows seminars that have been presented prior to May 2014.  Seminars after this date will be posted under the Events section of the website.

Invited talks

Date Speaker Title
April 25, 2014 Nadia Berthouze Body Movement and Touch Behaviour as Means to Recognize and Enhance Affective Exprience (PDF)
March 12, 2014 Vishal Monga
February 28, 2014 Ahmed K. Farahat Skyrocket Matrix Operations Using Randomization: A Hands-On Tutorial (PDF)
February 26, 2014 Jimmy Huang Modeling Term Associations for Probabilistic Information Retrieval (PDF)
January 29, 2014 Gary Li The Commercialization of Data Mining and Machine Learning Technologies (PDF)
December 3, 2013 Christian Derix Implicit Space – Designing Through Correlations (PDF)
November 7, 2013 Marek Reformat Linked Data, Concepts, and Fuzziness (PDF)
October 22, 2013 Gregory J. Czarnota Ultrasound and Computational Image Analysis for Quantitative Cancer Therapy Monitoring (PDF)
October 10, 2013 Jamil Abou Saleh Big Data & Data Science in User Analytics & Mobile Customer Intelligence (PDF)
September 26, 2013 Takayoshi Yokota The Traffic Network Analysis Based on GPS Probe Data by a New Map Matching Algorithm and a Sensor Fusion Algorithm for Road Network Data Acquisition (PDF)
June 5, 2013 Aurelio Campilho Image Analysis Methods for the Evaluation of Micro-macrocirculation in Retina and Carotid (PDF)
June 3, 2013 Adams Kong New Methods for Criminal and Victim Identification (PDF)
May 8, 2013 Gerald Penn Suspending Deep Belief (PDF)
December 6, 2012 Prof. Jian Pei Social Network Analysis by Compression: Not Only Space, but also Insight Gaining (PDF)
October 19, 2012 Prof. Anne Martel Applications of Image Analysis for the Detection and Treatment of Breast Cancer & Cardio Imaging (PDF)
October 2, 2012 Prof. Andrew K. C. Wong CPAMI/IEEE Seminar: From Data to Knowledge: A Pattern Discovery Approach (PDF)
May 16, 2012 Doris Sáez CPAMI Seminar: Design of Predictive and Fuzzy Control Strategies for Public Transport Systems (PDF)
April 24, 2012 Prof. Jiming Liu CPAMI/IEEE Seminar: Challenging Problems in Web Intelligence and Socially-Relevant Complex Systems Research (PDF)

Faculty seminars

Date Speaker Title
March 29, 2012 Prof. Zhou Wang What Makes an Image Look Good? Recent Progress on Objective Image Quality Assessment (PDF)
November 23, 2011 Prof. William Melek Kalman/Particle Filter-Based Position and Orientation Estimation using a Position Sensor/Inertial Measurement Unit Hybrid System (PDF)
November 2, 2011 Prof. Mohamed Kamel Cooperative Intelligent Systems (PDF)

Grad seminars

Date Speaker Title
December 16, 2013 Jenny Jiao Strong Robust Longitudinal Control of Hypersonic Aircraft (PDF)
December 16, 2013 En-Shiun Annie Lee Synthesizing and Analyzing Align Pattern Clusters (PDF)
November 13, 2013 Talieh Tabatabaei Adaptive Budget for Online Learning (PDF)
November 13, 2013 Kai Zeng Perceptual Evaluation of Image Denoising Algorithms (PDF)
August 7, 2013 Rodrigo Araujo Audio-Visual Feature-Decision Level Fusion for Spontaneous Emotion Estimation in Speech Conversations (PDF)
August 7, 2013 En-Shiun Annie Lee Comparing Clustering Algorithms for Grouping Aligned Pattern Clusters (PDF)
May 29, 2013 En-Shiun Annie Lee Revealing Protein Classes by Amino Acid Variations in Sequence Patterns (PDF)
May 29, 2013 Miao Yun Qian Kernel Mean Matching Algorithm and Applications in Covariate Shift (PDF)
April 10, 2013 Allaa Hilal An Intelligent Sensor Management Framework for Pervasive Surveillance Applications (PDF)
April 10, 2013 Sanderz Fung Co-occurring Patterns in Sequences from Pattern Clusters (PDF)
March 13, 2013 Jonathan Feng-Shun Automated Rehabilitation Exercise Motion Tracking (PDF)
March 13, 2013 Yun-Qian Miao Kernel Mean Matching Algorithm and Applications in Covariate Shift (PDF)
February 6, 2013 Mostafa Adel Automatic Document Topic Identification Using Hierarchical Ontology Extracted from Human Background Knowledge (PDF)
February 6, 2013 Ahmed Elgohary Strategies for Mining Big Data (PDF)
January 16, 2013 Celine Craye Eye Detection and Tracking Using Multi-distribution Particle Filter (PDF)
January 16, 2013 Michael Diu Visual Similarity and Change Detection using Maximum Mean Discrepancy (PDF)
December 12, 2012

Arun Das,
Frank Imeson,
Christian Scharfenberger,
and Andy Wong

An Experimental Platform for Real-time SLAM, Path Planning, and Object Detection Algorithms (PDF)
December 12, 2012 Tiesong Zhao Video Coding Mode Decision with Optimal Stopping (PDF)
November 14, 2012 Allaa Hilal Multi-hop Interference-Aware Routing Protocol for Wireless Sensor Networks (PDF)
November 14, 2012 Fang Yuming Saliency Detection in the Compressed Domain for Adaptive Image Retargeting (PDF)
October 10, 2012 Tameem Hesham Muscle Categorization Using PDF Estimation and Naive Bayes Classification (PDF)
October 10, 2012 Yusra Maatug Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio: Multi-techniques based Model (PDF)
September 12, 2012 Keyvan Golestan Reconfiguration in Modular Robots Using Graph-based and Random Search Methods (PDF)
September 12, 2012 En-Shiun Annie Lee Identifying Protein Binding Functionality of Protein Family Sequences by Aligned Pattern Clusters (PDF)
August 8, 2012 Michael Morckos Axon: a Middleware for Robotics (PDF)
July 11, 2012 Bahador Khaleghi Distributed Random Set Theoretic Soft/Hard Data Fusion (PDF)
July 11, 2012 Pouria Fewzee Spectral Energy Distribution for Emotional Speech Recognition (PDF)
June 13, 2012 Dominique Brunet A Mathematical Study of the Structural Similarity Index (PDF)
June 13, 2012 Pooyan Khajehpour Low Dimensional Localized Clustering (LDLC) (PDF)
May 9, 2012 Talieh Tabatabaei Early Internet Traffic Recognition Based On Machine Learning Methods (PDF)
May 9, 2012 Kaushik Roy Facial Expression Recognition Using Game Theory (PDF)
April 11, 2012 Mohammad Rostami Gradient-Based Surface Reconstruction Compressed Sensing (PDF)
April 11, 2012 Farook Sattar On Source Separation Based on Time-Frequency Approach (PDF)
March 14, 2012 Jamil Abou Saleh A Novel Approach for Performance Assessment of Human-Robotic Interaction (PDF)
March 14, 2012 Michelle Karg Pattern Recognition Algorithms for Gait Analysis with Application to Affective Computing (PDF)
February 15, 2012 Aya Sayedelahl Audio-Based Emotion Recognition from Natural Speech Conversations (PDF)
February 15, 2012 Samaneh Hosseini Semnani Target-to-Sensor Allocation Based on Distributed Constraint Optimization for Large-scale Sensor Networks (PDF)
January 18, 2012 Ali-Akbar Samadani Perception and Generation of Affective Movements (PDF)
January 18, 2012 Nabil Drawil A Solution to the Ill-Conditioned GPS Accuracy Classification Problem: Context Based Classifer (PDF)
December 21, 2011 Rodgrio Araujo An Unsupervised Approach for Facial Expression Categorization (PDF)
December 21, 2011 Abdul Rahman Structural Similarity as the Optimization Criterion for Visual Communications (PDF)
November 9, 2011 Hojat Yeganeh Objective Quality Assessment of Tone Mapped Images With Applications (PDF)
October 19, 2011 Arash Tabibiazar Compressive Sensing Indoor Localization via Inconsistent Measurements (PDF)
October 19, 2011 En-Shiun Annie Lee Synthesizing Aligned Random Pattern Digraphs from Protein Sequence Patterns (PDF)
September 28, 2011 Allaa Hilal HASM: A Hybrid Architecture for Sensor Management in a Distributed Surveillance Context (PDF)
September 7, 2011 Mohamed Kacem Abida cROVER: Context-augmented Speech Recognizer based on Multi-Decoders' Output (PDF)
August 17, 2011 Haitham Amar User Centric Dynamic Trip planning: Situation Assessment Based Model (PDF)
July 27, 2011 Bahador Khaleghi Distributed Random Finite Set Theoretic Soft/Hard Data Fusion: Target Tracking Application (PDF)
July 13, 2011 Miao Yun-Qian (Mike) Global Optimal Path Planning for Mobile Robots based on Hybrid Approach with High Diversity and Memorization (PDF)
June 8, 2011 Ahmed Farahat Greedy Nyström Approximation (PDF)
May 12, 2011 Yibo Zhang Retinal Image Analysis and its Use in Medical Applications (PDF)

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