Dima Damen

Assistant Professor (Lecturer) at the Department of Computer Science,
Visual Information Laboratory, University of Bristol

News

Aug 2016: Action Completion paper accepted at BMVC and dataset released - Project Webpage

Aug 2016: Welcome to Hongping Cai who joins us as a Senior Research Associate working on the EPSRC project GLANCE

Aug 2016: Nokia Technologies donation of €50K Press release

Aug 2016: Action Completion paper accepted at BMVC, York, Sep 2016. project

July 2016: PhD students Michael Wray and Davide Moltisanti awarded second poster prize at BMVA summer school news

July 2016: CFP: Transfer Learning in Computer Vision - BMVA Symposium [details, dates and submission]

Jun 2016: PhD opening in Computer Vision and Machine Learning (Home/EU students) - Open Until , ad on jobs.ac.uk

Jun 2016: CVPR 2016 Demo for GlaciAR

May 2016: EPIC@ECCV2016 Workshop (Egocentric Perception, Interaction and Computing) Accepted.

Apr 2016: EPSRC Project LOCATE to be funded starting July 2016

Mar 2016: You-Do, I-Learn: Egocentric Unsupervised Discovery of Objects and their Modes of Interaction Towards Video-Based Guidance accepted at CVIU

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Nov 2015: EPSRC Project GLANCE to be funded starting March 2016

Sep 2015: Paper "Unsupervised Daily Routine Modelling from a Depth Sensor using Bottom-Up and Top-Down Hierarchies" accepted at ACPR

Sep 2015: Paper "Estimating Visual Attention from a Head Mounted IMU" presented at ISWC in Okasa, Japan

Sep 2015: Paper "Real-time RGB-D Tracking with Depth Scaling Kernelised Correlation Filters and Occlusion Handling" Presented at BMVC

Aug 2015: PhD Student Vahid Soleiman publishes paper on Remote Pulmonary Function Testing using a Depth Sensor at BIOCAS 2015. Demo Video

June 2015: PLOSONE article available online

June 2015: SI on cognitive robotics systems: concepts and applications at the Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems is online

Mar 2015: Interdisciplinary research internship awarded for CS student Hazel Doughty.

Sep 2014: Paper "You-Do, I-Learn: Discovering Task Relevant Objects and their Modes of Interaction from Multi-User Egocentric Video" presented at BMVC

Sep 2014: Paper "Online quality assessment of human movement from skeleton data" presented at BMVC

Sep 2014: Paper "Multi-user egocentric Online System for Unsupervised Assistance on Object Usage" presented at ECCVW (ACVR 2014)

Aug 2014: C++ code (improved performance v 1.2) and Android apk for real-time object detector available.

July 2014: The Bristol Egocentric Object Interactions Dataset has now been released

July 2014: Book review published in IAPR newsletter

July 2014: Video lectures from BMVC 2013 are now available online.

July 2014: Sphere project's website irc-sphere.ac.uk has now been released (2013-2018).

May 2014: Project Ideas for 3G403 and 2G400 students available.

Feb 2014: PhD Opening in Ego-centric Vision - apply as soon as possible...

Nov 2013: Project GlaciAR is starting funded by Samsung's GRO 2013 Awards

Nov 2013: Cognitive Robotics Systems (CRS 2013) (IROS 2013 workshop), successfully concludes at Tokyo, Japan.

Sep 2013: BMVC 2013 successfully concluded at Bristol

Aug 2013: Outstanding Reviewer award at IEEE AVSS 2013.

June 2013: Outstanding Reviewer award at IEEE CVPR 2013.

May 2013: New bug-fixed version (v1.1) of our Multi-Object Detector (MOD) code is now available online

Research Projects

Project Semantic Embedding for Egocentric Actions

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SEMBED: Semantic Embedding of Egocentric Action Videos. M Wray, D Moltisanti, W Mayol-Cuevas, D Damen. Egocentric Interaction, Perception and Computing (EPIC), European Conference on Computer Vision Workshops (ECCVW), Oct 2016. pdf | Dataset

Project Action Completion

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Beyond Action Recognition: Action Completion in RGB-D Data. F Heidarivincheh, M Mirmehdi, D Damen. British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), Sep 2016. pdf | abstract | Dataset

Project You-Do, I-Learn

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You-Do, I-Learn: Discovering Task Relevant Objects and their Modes of Interaction from Multi-User Egocentric Video. D Damen, T Leelasawassuk, O Haines, A Calway, W Mayol-Cuevas. British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), Sep 2014. PDF | Abstract | Dataset

Multi-user egocentric Online System for Unsupervised Assistance on Object Usage. D Damen, O Haines, T Leelasawassuk, A Calway, W Mayol-Cuevas. ECCV Workshop on Assistive Computer Vision and Robotics (ACVR), Sep 2014. PDF Preprint

Estimating Visual Attention from a Head Mounted IMU. T Leelasawassuk, D Damen, W Mayol-Cuevas. International Symposium on Wearable Computers (ISWC), Sep 2015. PDF

Project DS-KCF: Depth-Based Real-Time Single Object Tracker

Video 1 | Video 2 | Code

Real-time RGB-D Tracking with Depth Scaling Kernelised Correlation Filters and Occlusion Handling. M Camplani, S Hannuna, M Mirmehdi, D Damen, L Tao, T Burghardt and A Paiment. British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), Sep 2015. PDF.

Project Real-time Learning and Detection of 3D Texture-minimal Objects

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Real-time Learning and Detection of 3D Texture-minimal Objects: A Scalable approach. D Damen, P Bunnun, A Calway, W Mayol-Cuevas. British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), Sep 2012. PDF | Abstract | Code | Video | Dataset.

Efficient Texture-less Object Detection for Augmented Reality Guidance. T Hodan, D Damen, W Mayol-Cuevas, J Matas. IEEE Int. Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR) Workshop on Visual Recognition and Retrieval for Mixed and Augmented Reality, Sep 2015.

Project Egocentric Real-time Industrial Workflow

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Cognitive Learning, Monitoring and Assistance of Industrial Workflows Using Egocentric Sensor Networks. G Bleser, D Damen, A Behera, et al. PLOSONE, June 2015 PDF.

Egocentric Real-time Workspace Monitoring using an RGB-D Camera. D Damen, A Gee, W Mayol-Cuevas, A Calway. Intelligent Robotics and Systems (IROS), Oct 2012. PDF | Video.

Project Online Quality Assessment for Human Motion

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Online quality assessment of human movement from skeleton data. A Paiment, L Tao, S Hannuna, M Camplani, D Damen and M Mirmehdi. British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), Sep 2014. PDF | Dataset.

Project The Bicycle Problem

Explaining Activities as Consistent Groups of Events - A Bayesian Framework using Attribute Multiset Grammars. D Damen and D Hogg International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV), 2012. PDF.

Recognizing Linked Events: Searching the Space of Feasible Explanations. D Damen and D Hogg. Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Miami, Florida, June 2009. PDF | Poster

Project Detecting Carried Objects from Walking Pedestrians

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Detecting Carried Objects from Sequences of Walking Pedestrians. D Damen and D Hogg. Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), 2012. PDF.

Detecting Carried Objects in Short Video Sequences. D Damen and D Hogg. European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Marseille, France, Oct 2008 PDF | Poster

Students and Postdocs