Monthly Archives: October 2014

RECOD Research in Biometry Featured on National Television

RECOD research on biometry was featured last Sunday on Globo TV varieties program Fantástico. Globo TV is the Brazilian TV channel of highest audience, and Fantástico is its leading Sunday TV show about Science, news and varieties since 1973. The … Continue reading

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RECOD comes on top at MediaEval 2014 placing task competition

In the Placing Task of MediaEval 2014, amongst the 7 participating teams, RECOD was ranked 3rd for 10m-precision, and ranked 1st  for 100m-precision. RECOD also got a distinctive mention for employing the most diverse multimodal feature set, which included motion. RECOD strategy was … Continue reading

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We can’t tell you just yet…

Anyone who’s ever worked in the frontier between Science and Innovation has faced the dilemma of secrecy versus disclosure : the scientific spirit demands full publication of every implementation detail — a result that cannot be reproduced is not a … Continue reading

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RECOD gets 2nd place at Violence Scene Detection MediaEval 2014

RECOD team at MediaEval 2014 (MediaEval Benchmarking Initiative for Multimedia Evaluation) got the 2nd place at the generalization task (YouTube videos) of the Violent Scene Detection competition. The team was formed by Profs. Anderson Rocha, Eduardo Valle and Siome Goldenstein, … Continue reading

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Runner-up for best paper award of 2012 on JVCIR

Our paper “Comparative study of global color and texture descriptors for web image retrieval”, published on the Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, was one of two runner-ups for the Best Paper of the Year 2012/2013 Award. The paper is the work … Continue reading

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Best Ph.D. thesis award for Tiago Carvalho of RECOD at SIBGRAPI’2014

Tiago Carvalho, who did his Ph.D. work at RECOD under the supervision of Prof. Anderson Rocha (and the co-supervision of Prof. Helio Pedrini of the Institute of Computing, UNICAMP) was awarded the best Ph.D. thesis award at the 27th SIBGRAPI … Continue reading

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