Friday 11 July 2014

Seminar: Modeling, forecasting and game control of road traffic systems

Speaker: Carlos Canudas-de-Wit, directeur de recherche, CNRS, GIPSA-Lab, Saint-Martin d'Hères, France

July 11, 2014 at 11:00 in Mont Blanc

Abstract and more information on XRCE seminars

Wednesday 09 July 2014

Seminar: Virtual and Real World Adaptation for Pedestrian Detection

Speaker: Antonio Lopez, associate professor, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain.

July 9, 2014 at 11:00 in Mont Blanc

Abstract and more information on XRCE seminars

Friday 18 July 2014

GReece Economic and Algorithmic Theory Week (GREAT), Paros, Greece, July 18-24

Onno Zoeter, Senior Scientist, Machine learning for Services, XRCE presenting mechanism design. 

Wednesday 23 July 2014

Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence UAI2014, July 23-27,Quebec, Canada.

Guillaume Bouchard presenting 'Scalable Binary Tensor Factorization' co-authored with Beyza Ermiş, Boğaziçi University

Tuesday 15 July 2014

International Computer Vision Summer School (ICVSS), Sicily 13-19 July

Florent Perronnin lecture on  'Large Scale Visual Recognition with Explicit Embedding'. Tuesday 15th July 9am -11am. 

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:


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


“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.