Announcements

Wednesday 09 July 2014

ARC6 – day, July 9th, 2014; Grenoble, France

The ARC6-day  is a knowledge-sharing event.  For a day various industrial and academic research teams meet together and discuss different scientific and industrial challenges, needs, interest and expertise covering issues like micro-electronics, vehicle-based systems, web and big data and data visualisation.

Chris Dance  will participate and give a talk on analytics. Chris is a research fellow at Xerox and the data analytics competency champion for the Xerox Innovation Group.


Tuesday 01 July 2014

TALN 2014, July 1-4, Marseille, France

TALN: ‘Traitement Automatique du Langage Naturel’ conference  (francophone conference on automatic natural language processing )

Claude Roux , presenting Décomposition des « hash tags » pour l’amélioration de la classification en polarité des tweets .


Tuesday 24 June 2014

International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML), 21-26 June 2014, Beijing, China

ICML 2014

Xavier Carreras , senior scientist presenting:  "Spectral Regularization for Max-Margin Sequence Tagging", co-authored with Ariadna Quattoni, Borja Balle and Amir Globerson.


Monday 23 June 2014

Rochester CIO Executive Summit; June 24-25, 2014; Rochester, New York, U.S.A.

Craig Saunders , XRCE Services Innovation Lab manager, will give a talk on June 25th at 11:00 AM: Analytics and Agility – What’s Coming Next?


Tuesday 17 June 2014

Main computer vision conference: CVPR 2014, June 24-27, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio, USA

XRCE will be at Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition conference (CVPR) 2014 :

Tutorial

Large-scale visual recognition ”, Zaid Harchaoui, Hervé Jégou, Florent Perronnin  (XRCE), June 28.

Main Conference (agenda)

  • “Generalized Max Pooling” by Naila Murray  (XRCE), Florent Perronnin  (XRCE),  June 26
  • “Transformation Pursuit for Image Classification”  by Mattis Paulin, Jérôme Revaud, Harchaoui Zaid, Cordelia Schmid, Florent Perronnin (XRCE), June 27
  • “Large-Scale Optimization of Hierarchical Features for Saliency Prediction in Natural Images” by Eleonora Vig  (XRCE), Michael Dorr, David Cox, June 26

Workshops

“Generating Gold Questions for Difficult Visual Recognition Tasks “ by Diane Larlus  (XRCE), Florent  Perronnin  (XRCE), Pramod  Kompalli and Vivek  Mishr. Computer Vision and Human Computation workshop, June 23.

 “Xerox Computer Vision for Roadway Transportation Systems: Automated Image-based Detection of Front Seat Passengers in Vehicles”, Peter Paul,  Yusuf Artan, Florent Perronnin  (XRCE), Aaron Burry, Vision Industrial Entrepreneur Workshop, June 23.


Wednesday 11 June 2014

THIS SEMINAR IS POSTPONED (due to the train strike) Seminar: "Natural language understanding in a continuous space", 13 June 2014 at 11:00 in Everest

Speaker: Phil Blunsom, lecturer at University of Oxford, Oxford, U.K

Abstract and more information on XRCE seminars


Wednesday 11 June 2014

Xerox Scientists Share Innovations that Teach Computers to See, Think and Help Humans with their Work

Mobile technology that turns your smartphone into a driving coach and imaging technology that can detect texting drivers among innovations shown at international conference. 

News Release


Friday 06 June 2014

XRCE wins Innovation award for Pricing Engine for Parking - June 3rd

The 2014 International Parking Institute Award for Excellence was given to the Xerox Innovation Group for its dynamic pricing engine  deployed in the Los Angeles Express Park system.

More info on the IPI award

More info on the XRCE dynamic pricing engine .  


Wednesday 04 June 2014

Seminar: "Histograms of pattern sets for image classification, object recognition and image re-ranking"; June 17, 2014 at 15:00 in Everest

Speaker: Frédéric Jurie, professor at Université de Caen, Caen, France.

Abstract and more information on XRCE seminars


Tuesday 20 May 2014

How Avatars and Games Improve Customer Service

Article written by Ben Hanrahan , researcher XRCE Work Practice Technology research group.