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ai seminar (special lecture): li cheng

  • University of Alberta 3-33 Computing Science Centre Edmonton, AB Canada (map)

"analyzing the behaviors of articulated objects in 3D : applications to human and animals"

Abstract: Recent advancement of depth cameras has opened door to many interesting applications. In this talk, I will discuss our research efforts toward addressing the related tasks of pose estimation, tracking, action and behavior analysis of a range of articulated objects including human and animals from such 3D cameras. In particular, I will talk about our recent Lie group based approach that enables us to tackle these problems under a unified framework. Looking forward, the results could be applied to everyday life scenarios such as natural user interface, behavior analysis and surveillance, gaming, among others.

Bio: Li Cheng is a Principal Investigator in BII, A*STAR, Singapore, where he heads the machine learning for bioimage analysis group. Prior to joining BII, He worked at Statistical Machine Learning group of NICTA, Australia, TTI-Chicago, USA, and University of Alberta, Canada, where he obtained his Ph.D. in Department of Computing Science in 2004. His research expertise is mainly on computer vision and machine learning.

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