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VASC Seminar: Douglas Summers-Stay
Visual Filters for Scene Classification

Douglas Summers-Stay
Computer Science Researcher, Army Research Laboratory

April 02, 2012, 3pm, NSH 1305

"Visual filters" is an approach to the problem of scene classification. We learn classifiers that act as a series of convolution kernels to generate a probability map for belonging to each class. The filters are able to take into account context to improve their estimates.

Host: Martial Hebert

Speaker Biography

Douglas Summers-Stay is a robot vision researcher for the Army Research Laboratory. He is finishing up his PhD in Computer Science at the University of Maryland, working with Yiannis Aloimonos. He recently published Machinamenta, an examination of creative machines before the invention of computers.