It is great to see someone who has done so much for Computational Journalism, continue to support it this way. Thanks Krishna Bharat. Friday, November 1, 2019 The creator of Google News has endowed a new faculty chair position in computational journalism at Georgia Tech’s College of Computing. Krishna Bharat – Georgia Tech alumnus (MS […]
Data and computation drive our world, often without sufficient critical assessment or accountability. Journalism is adapting responsibly—finding and creating new kinds of stories that respond directly to our new societal condition. Join us for a two-day conference exploring the interface between journalism and computing.October 2-3, New York, NY#CJ2015 Source: 2015 C+J Symposium Participated the 4th […]
Presentation at Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik in Saarbrücken (2015): "Video Analysis and Enhancement"
Video Analysis and Enhancement: Spatio-Temporal Methods for Extracting Content from Videos and Enhancing Video Output Irfan Essa (prof.irfanessa.com) Georgia Institute of Technology School of Interactive Computing Hosted by Max-Planck-Institut für Informatik in Saarbrucken (Bernt Schiele, Director of Computer Vision and Multimodal Computing) Abstract In this talk, I will start with describing the pervasiveness of image and video content, […]
William Mong Distinguished Lecture at the University of Hong Kong on "Video Cameras are Everywhere: Data-Driven Methods for Video Analysis and Enhancement"
Video Cameras are Everywhere: Data-Driven Methods for Video Analysis and Enhancement Irfan Essa (prof.irfanessa.com) Georgia Institute of Technology School of Interactive Computing GVU and RIM @ GT Centers Abstract In this talk, I will start with describing the pervasiveness of image and video content, and how such content is growing with the ubiquity of cameras. […]
Hosted the 3rd Computation + Journalism Symposium 2014 at The Brown Institute for Media Innovation in the Pulitzer Hall, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA, on October 24-25. It was a huge success with about 250 attendees, and mixture of invited panels and contributed papers. More details below: Symposium Website AJR’s preview of the C+J Event by […]
Computational Journalist Nick Diakopoulos Appointed Assistant Professor at Philip Merrill College of Journalism, U of Maryland
Congratulations to my Ph. D. Student Nicholas Diakopoulos and best wishes on his new position. COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Computational journalist Nicholas A. Diakopoulos will be the newest assistant professor at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Dean Lucy Dalglish announced the appointment today. …. With a background in computer science and human-computer interaction, Diakopoulos […]
Spring 2014 term begins; teaching CS 4464/6465 (Computational Journalism) and CS 4001 (Computerization and Society)
Welcome to Spring 2014 term. Happy 2014 to all. This term I am teaching CS 4464/6465 (Computational Journalism) and CS 4001 (Computerization and Society) at Georgia Tech. Following links provide more information on both these classes. CS 4464 / CS 6465 Computational Journalism: This class is aimed at understanding the computational and technological advancements in the […]
I am here in Barcelona for my 4th summer, participating in the Georgia Tech, College of Computing’s International Study Abroad Programs in Barcelona, ESP. Teaching two classes and spending time with 64 student participants, 4 teaching assistants, and 6 faculty from GA Tech. Spending time with Faculty at Facultat d’Informàtica de Barcelona – UPC, our hosts […]
Abstract Sentiment analysis predicts the presence of positive or negative emotions in a text document. In this paper we consider higher dimensional extensions of the sentiment concept, which represent a richer set of human emotions. Our approach goes beyond previous work in that our model contains a continuous manifold rather than a finite set of […]