Google I/O 2013: Secrets of Video Stabilization on YouTube
Presentation at Google I/0 2013 by Matthias Grundmann, John Gregg, and Vivek Kwatra on our Video Stabilizer on YouTube Video stabilization is a key component of YouTubes video enhancement tools and youtube.com/editor. All YouTube uploads are automatically detected for shakiness and suggested stabilization if needed. This talk will describe the technical details behind our fully […]
Computation + Journalism Symposium 2013 on Jan 31 – Feb 1, at GA Tech.
Join us for the 2nd Computation + Journalism Symposium 2013 in Atlanta, GA on Jan 31 – Feb 1, 2013 What role does computation have in the practice of journalism today and in the near future? As computer-driven forces like automation and aggregation increasingly alter the role of journalists and journalism in society, how can computation become a […]
Congrats to Joy Buolamwini, Rhode Scholar 2012
Georgia Tech Alumna Named Rhodes Scholar Georgia Tech alumna Joy Buolamwini has been named a Rhodes scholar. She will attend the University of Oxford, where she plans to pursue degrees in African studies and global governance and diplomacy. A 2012 computer science graduate from Memphis, Tenn., Buolamwini plans to use her skills to lower barriers […]
AT HIGH Museum/Lumière’s Fall Lecture and Panel Discussion on "Art In The Digital Culture… Threat or Opportunity?"
Wednesday September 19, 2012, 7:00pm in the Hill Auditorium, High Museum, Altanta. In this sixth installment of Lumière’s Fall Lecture Series, Shannon Perich, curator of the photographic history collection at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, and Irfan Essa of the Georgia Institute of Technology will each speak to the future of art […]
Video Stabilization on YouTube
Here is an excerpt from a Google Research Blog on our Video Stabilization on YouTube. Now even more improved. One thing we have been working on within Research at Google is developing methods for making casual videos look more professional, thereby providing users with a better viewing experience. Professional videos have several characteristics that differentiate […]
Essa, Egerstedt Named IEEE Fellows | School of Interactive Computing
Via Georgia Tech School of Interactive Computing‘s Website > Essa, Egerstedt Named IEEE Fellows. The IEEE Board of Directors has elected professors Irfan Essa and Magnus Egerstedt (both Interactive Computing) as Fellows in its Class of 2012. Essa is a professor whose research focus is in computer vision, computer graphics, computational perception, robotics and computer animation. In his […]
In the News (2011): "Shake it like an Instagram picture — Online Video News"
Our work, as described in the following paper, now showcased in youtube. YouTube effects: Shake it like an Instagram picture via YouTube effects: Shake it like an Instagram picture — Online Video News. YouTube users can now apply a number of Instagram-like effects to their videos, giving them a cartoonish or Lomo-like look with the click of […]