Category Archive: News

Jan 26

Audio-visual diarization dataset now available for download

We just made public our novel AVDIAR dataset. AVDIAR stands for “audio-visual diarization”. The dataset contains recordings of social gatherings done with two cameras and six microphones. Both the audio and visual data were carefully annotated, such that it is possible to evaluate the performance of various algorithms, such as person tracking, speech-source localization, speaker …

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Dec 15

IEEE ICPR’16: Best Scientific Paper Award!

Xavier Alameda-Pineda and his co-authors from the University of Trento received the Intel best scientific paper award (INTEL BSPA), track image, speech, signal, and video processing, at the 23rd IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR’16), Cancun, Mexico, 4-8 December 2016, for their paper Multi-Paced Dictionary Learning for Cross-Domain Retrieval and Recognition. IEEE ICPR is …

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Jun 21

Welcome to New Permanent Member

The PERCEPTION team is pleased to announce that Xavier Alameda-PIneda has just been recruited as chargé de recherche at INRIA. Xavi will join the team next Fall. Currently, Xavi is a postdoc researcher at the University of Trento in the Multimedia and Human Understanding Group. Xavi’s webpage.

Jun 10

Deep Learning Reading Group

A deep learning reading group has started on June 2nd, jointly organized by the MISTIS, PERCEPTION and THOTH teams.

May 24

2016 Award for Outstanding Contributions in Neural Systems!

Antoine Deleforge (former team member, now with the PANAMA team, INRIA Bretagne-Atlantique), Florence Forbes (MISTIS team) and Radu Horaud received the 2016 Hojjat Adeli Award for Outstanding Contributions in Neural Systems for their paper: A. Deleforge, F. Forbes,  and R. Horaud (2015), “Acoustic Space Learning for Sound-source Separation and Localization on Binaural Manifolds,” International Journal of Neural …

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Oct 22

IEEE WASPAA’15: Best Student Paper Award!

Dionyssos Kounades-Bastian (PhD student) and his co-authors received the “Best Student Paper Award” at IEEE WASPAA’15 for the paper A Variational EM Algorithm for the Separation of Moving Sound Sources. The conference took place in New Paltz, NY, USA, October 2015. There were six papers nominated for the award, out of a total of 80 (oral and …

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Sep 29

IEEE ICIP’15: Best Student Paper Award!

Vincent Drouard (PhD student) and his co-authors received the “Best Student Paper Award” (second place) at IEEE ICIP’15 for the paper Head Pose Estimation via High-Dimensional Regression. The conference took place in Quebec City, Canada, September 2015. There were five papers awarded, two “Best Paper” and three “Best Student Paper” out of a total of 1033 (oral …

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Sep 11

September 2015: Paper in IEEE J. of Selected Topics in Signal Processing

The cover of the September issue of the IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing (volume 9, number 6) features a picture from the team’s paper published in this issue: Antoine Deleforge, Florence Forbes, Sileye Ba, Radu Horaud. Hyper-Spectral Image Analysis with Partially-Latent Regression and Spatial Markov Dependencies. IEEE Journal on Selected Topics in Signal Processing, 2015, …

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Aug 21

Accepted Demonstration at ACM ICMI’15

The PERCEPTION team will be present at ACM ICMI’15 (November 2015,Seattle WA, USA) with the demonstration “A Distributed Architecture for Interacting with NAO“. The distributed architecture is available under the NAOLab open-source software package. The development of NAOLab is part of PERCEPTION’s participation in EU FP7 projects and is funded by STREP project “Embodied Audition …

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Mar 11

MOOC on Binaural Hearing for Robots

A massively open online course (MOOC) on Binaural Hearing for Robots, taught by Radu Horaud, is now open for registration.

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