Announcements

Friday 24 January 2014

Digital Preservation blog and video

The EU project Pericles(Promoting and Enhancing Reuse of Information throughout the Content Lifecycle taking account of Evolving Semantics) addresses the challenge of ensuring that digital content remains accessible in a continually changing environment.
As a partner of this project XRCE hosted a technical workshop in December on their work on the Linked Resource Model. Details of this are posted on the Pericles project Blog

Next Pericles project meeting, 28 – 31 January 2014, London, U.K.

Other links to XRCE and digital preservation:

Video: From culture to culture: the new frontier in a volatile digital world 

Article: Will the next great lost civilization be ours?


Tuesday 21 January 2014

Computers, Privacy & Data Protection Conference (CPDP) 2014 22 - 24 January, Brussels.

XRCE will be at the CPDP conference which gathers policy makers, academics, computer scientists, consultants, practitioners and activists from all over the world to exchange ideas and discuss emerging issues in information technology, privacy, data protection and law.


Tuesday 14 January 2014

XRCE Seminar: Benjamin Piwowarski, researcher, CNRS, Université de Paris 6, Paris, France: Quantum probabilities in information access

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Abstract and more information on XRCE seminars


Tuesday 07 January 2014

Seminar: Auto-annotation and self-assessment in ImageNet. 3pm January 7th

Speaker: Vittorio Ferrari, Associate Professor, University of Edinburgh More info 

How to get to XRCE


Friday 20 December 2013

Season's Greetings

Happy Holiday Season

Xerox Research Centre Europe wishes you a Happy Holiday Season and a prosperous New Year!


Friday 20 December 2013

Did you miss our 20th anniversary articles?

This year we published a series of thirteen articles written by our researchers on topics ranging from ethnography, data, machine translation, digital preservation and more...

Discover them here


Tuesday 17 December 2013

Xerox Researchers Present Study on Turking and Crowdsourcing

CSCW 2014, Baltimore, MD, Feb 15 - 19 2014. 17th ACM conference on Computer Supported Cooperative work and Social computing

Paper 'Being a Turker' by David B Martin, Benjamin V Hanrahan, Jacki O'Neill, Neha Gupta

Chair: Blinding me with Science Session, Monday 10.45  - 12.00

In the newsroom: Xerox Researchers Present Study on Turking and Crowdsourcing


Tuesday 10 December 2013

XRCE seminar: Alastair Gill, research fellow at King's College, London, U.K.: Understanding social information through tex

11 December, 2013 - 11:00AM

Abstract and more information on XRCE seminars


Monday 02 December 2013

XRCE and INRIA win 2013 International Challenge on Fine-Grained classification FGComp.

Using the Xerox patented Fisher Vector descriptors invented by the XRCE Computer Vision team, this competition was won in collaboration with the French National Institute in Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (INRIA). 

The winners have been invited to present their methodology at the ImageNet Large Scale Visual Recognition Challenge 2013 (ILSVRC2013) Workshop,  part of the world premier conference in vision, the International Conference on Computer vision on December 7th (ICCV 2013) in Sydney Australia.

The method developed by XRCE is being applied in innovative solutions in the Xerox Transportation, Retail and Document Management business.


Monday 02 December 2013

International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) 2013, Dec 3 - 6, Sydney, Australia

Jose Rodriguez-Serrano presenting 'Predicting an Object Location using a Global Image Representation' jointly authored with Diane Larlus. This is within the poster section on Recognition: detection, categorization, classification, indexing, matching.

ICCV is the premier international Computer Vision event. Twitter ICCV2014