Tag Archives: Anderson Rocha

Patent: “Two-tiered method and apparatus for fast and accurate face verification on mobile devices”

Yesterday the BioLive team celebrated their patent request approval by Motorola. This patent, entitled “Two-tiered method and apparatus for fast and accurate face verification on mobile devices”, is an important result of a collaborative research project between RECOD and Motorola. … Continue reading

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History matching through dynamic decision-making

History matching is the process of modifying the uncertain attributes of a reservoir model to reproduce the real reservoir performance. It is a classical reservoir engineering problem and plays an important role in reservoir management since the resulting models are … Continue reading

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Data-Driven Feature Characterization Techniques for Laser Printer Attribution

Laser printer attribution is an increasing problem with several applications, such as pointing out the ownership of crime proofs and authentication of printed documents. However, most of the existing methods are limited by modeling assumptions about printing artifacts. In this … Continue reading

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New dissimilarity measures for image phylogeny reconstruction

Image phylogeny is the problem of reconstructing the structure that represents the history of generation of semantically similar images (e.g., near-duplicate images). Typical image phylogeny approaches break the problem into two steps: (1) estimating the dissimilarity between each pair of … Continue reading

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Temporal robust features for violence detection

Automatically detecting violence in videos is paramount for enforcing the law and providing the society with better policies for safer public places. In addition, it may be essential for protecting minors from accessing inappropriate contents on-line, and for helping parents … Continue reading

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Talk: Multimedia Integrity Analytics

Today Prof. Anderson Rocha will give a talk at University of Kentucky about Multimedia Integrity Analytics. The talk is part of the university weekly seminars and presentation. Abstract: Currently, multimedia objects can be easily created, stored, (re)-transmitted, and edited for … Continue reading

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RECOD’s Diabetic Retinopathy research on the news

Our research on Diabetic Retinopathy has gotten the attention of a well known website about health and wellness in Brazil. The article (in Portuguese) highlights the importance of diabetic retinopathy treatment and how the society can take advantage of our … Continue reading

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Video pornography detection through deep learning techniques and motion information

In this paper, the authors deal with a growing issue of our connected society: automated sensitive media (pornographic, violent, gory, etc.) filtering. A range of applications has increased societal interest on the problem, e.g., detecting inappropriate behavior via surveillance cameras; … Continue reading

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Talk: The brave new world of open-set recognition

Being part of a series of four talks that will be given at NTU Singapore, in this fourth talk Prof. Anderson Rocha (RECOD) explored the research field of Open-set Recognition. The talk comprises four parts, each of which lasting approximately … Continue reading

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New research grants

We are proud to announce the following new research grants obtained recently by RECOD team: (2016 – 2017) Leveraging Data-Driven Techniques for Screening of Diabetic Retinopathy and Alzheimer’s Disease. Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Anderson Rocha. Microsoft Research Azure for Research. (2017 … Continue reading

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