• Audio-visual Speech Enhancement Using Conditional … August 28th, 2019 Audio-visual Speech Enhancement Using Conditional Variational Auto-Encoder Mostafa Sadeghi, Simon Leglaive, Xavier Alameda-PIneda, Laurent Girin, Radu Horaud . We show how one can use visual data to better enhance speech, specifically in presence of unseen noise types. Abstract: Variational auto-encoders (VAEs) are deep generative latent variable models ...
  • MIAI chair on Audio-visual machine perception and … August 26th, 2019 MIAI chair on Audio-visual machine perception and interaction for companion robotsThe Multidisciplinary Institute of Artificial Intelligence — MIAI — has been funded!!! Indeed, MIAI was part of the proposals responding to the call from the French government for 3IA. MIAI will be located in Grenoble and structured in two main blocks: Next Stage AI and AI for Human Beings and Environment. The chair we manage with Dr. ...
  • IEEE Senior Member March 6th, 2019 IEEE Senior MemberSince February 2019, I am a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). The grade of Senior Member requires experience reflecting professional maturity as an engineer, scientist, educator, technical executive, or originator in IEEE-designated fields for a total of 10 years and have demonstrated 5 years of significant performance. It’s an ...
  • Area Chair @ ACM Multimedia 2019 March 5th, 2019 Area Chair @ ACM Multimedia 2019I am happy to announce that I am an Area Chair of ACM Multimedia 2019, on the theme “Multimodal fusion and embeddings.” Happy to contribute to the community!!! I handled around 20 papers, chased reviewers and foster discussion around bordeline papers. The TPC meeting in Amherst was very interesting and we had some nice discussion about ...
  • Area Chair @ ICIAP 2019 February 7th, 2019 Area Chair @ ICIAP 2019 I have the pleasure and honor to be Area Chair at ICIAP 2019, in the area of Multimedia. It will be a pleasure to serve the community and very enriching to get to know many research works around the globe. And of course, to be back to Trento in September. Nice discussing on the 20+ papers ...
  • Associate Editor @ ACM TOMM February 7th, 2019 Associate Editor @ ACM TOMMFrom January 2019, I have the pleasure to became an Associate Editor of  the ACM Transactions on Multimedia Computing Communications and Applications. This is an interesting and enriching challenge, and I am ready to put tons of efforts to increase the quality of the journal, and the papers in it. I warmly thank Alberto Del Bimbo for ...
  • ICIP’19 Special Session on Machine Learning … November 25th, 2018 ICIP'19 Special Session on Machine Learning for Affective Computing of Large-scale Visual ContentIEEE ICIP 2019 Special Session Machine Learning for Affective Computing of Large-scale Visual Content Dr. Sicheng Zhao, University of California, Berkeley, USA | Dr. Xavier Alameda-Pineda, Inria, France | Dr. Min Xu, University of Technology Sydney, Australia | Prof. Qingming Huang, Chinese Academy of Sciences. Important Dates | Submission: January 31, 2019 | Notification: April 30, 2019 | Camera-ready: May 15, ...
  • Deep Gaussian Uniform Mixtures for Robust Regressi… September 17th, 2018 Deep Gaussian Uniform Mixtures for Robust Regression Stéphane Lathuilière, Pablo Mesejo-Santiago, Xavier Alameda-Pineda, and Radu Horaud . This paper presents a methodological framework for robust regression combining the representation power of deep architectures with the outlier detection capabilities of probabilistic models, in particular of a Gaussian-Uniform mixture ...
  • Sound evaluation of Vanilla Deep Regression March 23rd, 2018 We are happy to announce the first draft of our paper “A Comprehensive Study of Deep Regression”, in which we propose a sound way to evaluate (vanilla) deep regression methods. I personally think that one of the most interesting conclusions is that the data pre-processing can have much higher impact in the performance that changes ...
  • IJCV Special Issue on Generating Realistic Visual … March 6th, 2018 The special issue has been accepted and is now public: http://static.springer.com/sgw/documents/1632822/application/pdf/VISI+CFP+-+Generating+Realistic+Visual+Data+of+Human+Behavior.pdf Deadline: Sept, 30th, 2018!