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

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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

Monday 02 December 2013

NIPS 2013, Dec 5 - Dec 10 Lake Tahoe, Nevada.

Neural Information Processing Systems annual conference. XRCE is a sponsor of NIPS2013.

Women in Machine Learning workshop (WiML ) Dec 5th. XRCE is a sponsor of this workshop. Diane Larlus presenting a poster.

Workshops - Dec 9 and 10. Florent Perronnin  presenting a paper.

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Thursday 28 November 2013

'Autour du Cloud' #Jamsession13 INRIA Alumni, Place d'Italie Paris, Nov 28th

This 13th Jam Session on cloud covers connected Big Data, Open source, Cloud and Standards

Guillaume Bouchard  3.15pm on "Enjeux scientifiques liés aux données massives et interconnectées"



Tuesday 26 November 2013

Soft Biz Day organised by Minalogic; World Trade Center; Grenoble; France. 28th November 2013

The global competitive cluster Minalogic fosters research-led innovation in intelligent miniaturized products and solutions.
The Soft Biz Day will bring together industry, private and public research and academia. Michel Gastaldo  on a round table on key software development issues.


Thursday 21 November 2013

How do you teach computers to see?

Teaching computers what objects look like is more difficult than teaching children, because computers need an extra step between ‘point’ and ‘identify....’

Tuesday 19 November 2013

XRCE seminar: David Levy, chief executive officer at Intelligent Toys Ltd, London, U.K.: "Winning the Loebner prize"

Thursday, November 21st , 2013 at 11:00 
The Loebner Prize is an annual contest that has become a kind of World Championship in the field of human-computer conversation.  Read more  

Tuesday 19 November 2013

XRCE seminar: Michal Maly, researcher at Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia: "Reinforcement learning with abstraction"

19 November 2013

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