• PIMPE September 28th, 2019 PIMPEThe PIMPE project (pronounced /pim’pe/) is a project funded by the International Strategic Partnerships call of the “Investissements d’avenir” program (ANR-15-IDEX-02). The project funds a PhD student, Wen Guo, through a bilateral commitment between Université Grenoble Alpes and Institut de Robòtica Industrial of Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Wen is therefore co-advised between Dr. Francesc Moreno-Noguer ...
  • MIAI Chair: Audio-visual machine perception and in… September 15th, 2019 MIAI Chair: Audio-visual machine perception and interaction for companion robotsWithin the framework of the Multidisciplinary Institute of Artificial Intelligence, Radu Horaud and myself co-chair the audio-visual machine perception and interaction for companion robots initiative. Anand Ballou and Xiaoyu Bie‘s PhDs are funded via this program.
  • MidGEN August 30th, 2019 MidGENThe MidGEN project is funded by the Initiatives de Recherche Stratégiques call of the “Investissements d’avenir” program (ANR-15-IDEX-02). The project funds a PhD student, Louis Airale, who is co-advised between Prof. Dominique Vaufreydaz and myself. Executive Summary This project addresses researches within the so-called “Ambient Assisted Living” (AAL) research field, more precisely on assistance to elderly or ...
  • 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 ...
  • Elsa Marie August 28th, 2019 Elsa MarieElsa Marie was a Masters Student at Perception Team working on speaker identification and verification. She defended on June 2019 obtaining one of the highest scores that year. Elsa then joined KTH to finish her studies.
  • 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. ...
  • Vadim Sushko August 22nd, 2019 Vadim SushkoVadim was a Master student at Perception Team working on the relation between people’s gaze and objects. Vadim defended his Masters Thesis in June 2019 and obtained an outstanding mark.
  • ICIAIP’19 Tutorial: Probabilistic and deep l… June 10th, 2019 ICIAIP'19 Tutorial: Probabilistic and deep learning for regression in computer visionTogether with Stéphane Lathuilière, we will give a tutorial at ICIAP’19 on regression for computer vision. In this course we will first describe the basics of regression, probabilistic regression and deep regression. We will present recent results of these methodologies when tackling different computer vision applications such as pose or gaze estimation. We will then ...
  • 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 ...