Computer Vision

Deep Generative Classifier with Short Run Inference

Deep generative classifier employs Short Run Markov Chain Monte Carlo inference with Langevin dynamics and backpropagation through time

Topology Adaptive Snakes Improve Mask Generation for Image Inpainting

T-snake deformable models, which can segment complex-shaped structures, improve generated masks passed to a GAN for image inpainting

Learning Multi-Layer Latent Variable Model with Short Run MCMC Inference Dynamics

Short Run MCMC sampling is utilized in a deep generative model with multiple layers of latent variables

Formulation of Variational Lower Bound and Application of VAE to MNIST Dataset

Formulation of the evidence lower bound (ELBO) for the variational autoencoder and an application to synthesizing binary images

Neural Style Transfer using Convolutional Neural Networks

Neural style transfer generates images that reflect the content of one image but the artistic "style" of another

Network Visualization with Saliency Maps, Fooling Images, and Class Visualization

Explores three techniques that use image gradients to generate new images

Facial Trait and Political Election Analysis by SVM

Trained SVM classifiers to infer 14 facial traits from low-level image features and use that information to make election predictions

Face Detection using AdaBoosting and RealBoosting

Used AdaBoosting, RealBoosting, Haar Filters, Non-Maximum Suppression, and hard negative mining for the task of face detection

PCA, Autoencoder, and FLD for Facial Analysis

Compares Principle Component Analysis, an Autoencoder, and Fisher Linear Discriminants for the task of analyzing human faces

Car Detection for Autonomous Driving

Achieving high-accuracy in real-time, YOLO algorithm is applied to car detection for autonomous vehicles