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Datasets

Publications

This section lists the publications and some videos of all people involved in the VarCity project.


2018

papericon Consensus Maximization for Semantic Region Correspondences
P. Speciale, D. Paudel, M. Oswald, H. Riemenschneider, L. Van Gool, M. Pollefeys, CVPR 2018 (PDF, project, video)

2017

papericon VarCity - The Video: the Struggles and Triumphs of Leveraging Fundamental Research Results in a Graphics Video Production
K. Vanhoey, C. Porto de Oliveira, H. Riemenschneider, A. Bodis-Szomoru, S. Manen, D. Paudel, M. Gygli, N. Kobyshev, T. Kroeger, D. Dai, L. Van Gool, Siggraph 2017 (PDF, project)
papericon DSLR-Quality Photos on Mobile Devices with Deep Convolutional Networks
A. Ignatov, N. Kobyshev, K. Vanhoey, R. Timofte, L. Van Gool, arXiv 2017 (PDF, arxiv, project)
papericon Towards fully automated city-scale 3D reconstruction and understanding
Nikolay Kobyshev, PhD Thesis, 2017 (PDF, doi)
papericon Towards Fully Data-Driven Tracking of Pedestrians and Vehicles in Videos
Santiago Manen Freixa, PhD Thesis, 2017 (PDF, doi)
papericon Interest-based Video Summarization via Subset Selection
Michael Gygli, PhD Thesis, 2017 (PDF, doi)
papericon Query-adaptive Video Summarization via Quality-aware Relevance Estimation
A. Balajee Vasudevan, M. Gygli, A. Volokitin, L. Van Gool, arXiv 2017 (PDF, arxiv, project)
papericon PathTrack: Fast Trajectory Annotation with Path Supervision
S. Manen, M. Gygli, D. Dai, L. Van Gool, arXiv 2017 (PDF, arxiv, project)
papericon Efficient edge-aware surface mesh reconstruction for urban scenes
A. Bodis-Szomoru, H. Riemenschneider, L. Van Gool, CVIU 2017 (PDF, sciencedirect, project)
papericon Efficient Architectural Structural Element Decomposition
N. Kobyshev, H. Riemenschneider, A. Bodis-Szomoru, L. Van Gool, CVIU 2017 (PDF, sciencedirect, project)
papericon Repeated Pattern Detection using CNN activations
L. Lettry, M. Perdoch, K. Vanhoey, L. Van Gool, WACV 2017 (PDF, additional material)
papericon Comparison of Texture Synthesis Methods for Content Generation in Ultrasound Simulation for Training
O. Mattausch, E. Ren, M. Bajka, K. Vanhoey, O. Goksel, SPIE Medical Imaging 2017 (PDF)
papericon AENet: Learning Deep Audio Features for Video Analysis
N. Takahashi, M. Gygli, L. Van Gool, arXiv preprint arXiv:1701.00599, 2017 (PDF, arxiv, project)

2016

papericon 3D Saliency for Finding Landmark Buildings (oral)
N. Kobyshev, H. Riemenschneider, A. Bodis-Szomoru, L. Van Gool, 3DV 2016 (PDF, code, video)
papericon Tracking By Switching State Space Models
J. Kwon, R. Dragon, L. Van Gool, 3DV 2016 (PDF)
papericon Dilemma First Search for Effortless Optimization of NP-hard Problems (oral)
J. Weissenberg, H. Riemenschneider, R. Dragon, L. Van Gool, ICPR 2016 (PDF, arxiv, project)
papericon Efficient Volumetric Fusion of Airborne and Street-side Data for Urban Reconstruction (oral)
A. Bodis-Szomoru, H. Riemenschneider, L. Van Gool, ICPR 2016 (PDF, arxiv, slides, code, project), finalist for the IAPR Best Industry-Related Paper Award (BIRPA)
papericon Towards Cost-Effective and Performance-Aware Vision Algorithms
Dengxin Dai, PhD Thesis, 2016 (PDF, doi)
papericon Fast Optical Flow using Dense Inverse Search
T. Kroeger, R. Timofte, D. Dai, and L. Van Gool, arXiv:1603.03590, March 2016 (PDF, arxiv, project)
papericon Scale-Aware Alignment of Hierarchical Image Segmentation
Y. Chen, D. Dai, J. Pont-Tuset, and L. Van Gool, CVPR 2016 (acceptance rate 28%, impact factor 5.91, PDF, code)
papericon Fast Algorithms for Linear and Kernel SVM+
W. Li, D. Dai, M. Tan, D. Xu, and L. Van Gool, CVPR 2016 (acceptance rate 28%, impact factor 5.91, PDF)
papericon Video2GIF: Automatic Generation of Animated GIFs from Video
M. Gygli, Y. Song, and L. Cao, CVPR 2016 (acceptance rate 28%, impact factor 5.91, PDF, dataset, online demo, news: leMonde)
papericon Predicting When Saliency Maps are Accurate and Eye Fixations Consistent
A. Volokitin, M. Gygli, and X. Boix, CVPR 2016 (acceptance rate 28%, impact factor 5.91, PDF)
papericon Architectural Decomposition for 3D Landmark Building Understanding
Nikolay Kobyshev, Hayko Riemenschneider, Andras Bodis-Szomoru, Luc Van Gool, WACV 2016 (PDF, project)
papericon Mobile Phone and Cloud - a Dream Team for 3D Reconstruction
Alex Locher, Michal Perdoch, Hayko Riemenschneider, Luc Van Gool, WACV 2016 (PDF, project)
papericon Leveraging single for multi-target tracking using a novel trajectory overlap affinity measure
Santiago Manen, Radu Timofte, Dengxin Dai, Luc Van Gool, WACV 2016 (PDF, project)
papericon Is Image Super-resolution Helpful for Other Vision Tasks?
Dengxin Dai, Yujian Wang, Yuhua Chen, Luc Van Gool, WACV 2016 (PDF, project)
papericon Unsupervised High-level Feature Learning by Ensemble Projection for Semi-supervised Image Classification and Image Clustering
Dengxin Dai and Luc Van Gool, Tech. Report 2016 (PDF, project)
papericon Deep Convolutional Neural Networks and Data Augmentation for Acoustic Event Detection
Naoya Takahashi, Michael Gygl, Beat Pfister, Luc Van Gool, InterSpeech 2016 (PDF, project)
papericon Analyzing and predicting GIF interestingness
Michael Gygli and Mohammad Soleymani, ACM MM 2016 (PDF, project)

2015

papericon ATLAS: A Three-Layered Approach to Facade Parsing
Markus Mathias, Andelo Martinovic, Luc Van Gool, IJCV 2015 (PDF)
papericon Superpixel Meshes for Fast Edge-Preserving Surface Reconstruction
Andras Bodis-Szomoru, Hayko Riemenschneider, Luc Van Gool, CVPR 2015 (acceptance rate 28%, impact factor 5.91, PDF, abstract, project)
papericon 3D All The Way: Semantic Segmentation of Urban Scenes From Start to End in 3D
Andelo Martinovic, Jan Knopp, Hayko Riemenschneider, Luc Van Gool, CVPR 2015 (acceptance rate 28%, impact factor 5.91, PDF, abstract)
papericon Joint Vanishing Point Extraction and Tracking
Till Kroeger, Dengxin Dai, Luc Van Gool, CVPR 2015 (oral presentation, acceptance rate 3%, impact factor 5.91, PDF, abstract, project)
papericon Video Summarization by Learning Submodular Mixtures of Objectives
Michael Gygli, Helmut Grabner, Luc Van Gool, CVPR 2015 (acceptance rate 28%, impact factor 5.91, PDF, abstract, project, code)
papericon Metric Imitation by Manifold Transfer for Efficient Vision Applications
Dengxin Dai, Till Kroeger, Radu Timofte, Luc Van Gool, CVPR 2015 (acceptance rate 28%, impact factor 5.91, PDF, abstract, project)
papericon Learning Objective Functions for Improved Image Retrieval
Sai Srivatsa, Michael Gygli, Luc Van Gool, MediaEval 2015 (PDF)
papericon Jointly Optimized Regressors for Image Super-resolution
Dengxin Dai, Radu Timofte, Luc Van Gool, EuroGraphics 2015 (acceptance rate 28%, PDF, project)
papericon Discovery of Sets of Mutually Orthogonal Vanishing Points in Videos
Till Kroeger, Dengxin Dai, Radu Timofte, Luc Van Gool, WACV-Workshop 2015 (PDF, project)

2014

papericon Navigation using Special Buildings as Signposts
Julien Weissenberg, Michael Gygli, Hayko Riemenschneider, Luc Van Gool, MapInteract 2014 (PDF, supplemental material)
papericon Matching Features Correctly through Semantic Understanding
Nikolay Kobyshev, Hayko Riemenschneider, Luc Van Gool, 3DV 2014 (PDF, Poster, project)
papericon An Integer Linear Programming model for View Selection on Overlapping Camera Clusters
Massimo Mauro, Hayko Riemenschneider, Luc Van Gool, Alberto Signoroni, Riccardo Leonardi, 3DV 2014 (PDF, project)
papericon Hierarchical Co-Segmentation of Building Facades
Andelo Martinovic, Luc Van Gool, 3DV 2014 (PDF, project)
papericon Inverse Procedural Modelling and Applications
Julien Weissenberg, PhD Thesis, 2014 (PDF, doi)
papericon Learning Where To Classify In Multi-View Semantic Segmentation
Hayko Riemenschneider, Andras Bodis-Szomoru, Julien Weissenberg, Luc Van Gool, ECCV 2014 (acceptance rate 29%, impact factor 5.91, PDF, project)
papericon Creating Summaries from User Videos
Michael Gygli, Helmut Grabner, Hayko Riemenschneider, Fabian Nater, Luc Van Gool, ECCV 2014 (acceptance rate 29%, impact factor 5.91, PDF, project+dataset)
papericon Appearances can be deceiving: Learning visual tracking from few trajectory annotations
Santiago Manen, Junseok Kwon, Matthieu Guillaumin, Luc Van Gool, ECCV 2014 (acceptance rate 29%, impact factor 5.91, PDF, project, video)
papericon Video Registration to SfM Models
Till Kroeger, Luc Van Gool, ECCV 2014 (acceptance rate 29%, impact factor 5.91, PDF, Supplementary Material, project)
papericon Face detection without bells and whistles
Markus Mathias, Rodrigo Benenson, Marco Pedersoli, Luc Van Gool, ECCV 2014 (acceptance rate 29%, impact factor 5.91, PDF, video, project)
papericon Multi-View Tracking of Multiple Targets with Dynamic Cameras
Till Kroeger, Ralf Dragon, Luc Van Gool, GCPR 2014 (acceptance rate 27%, impact factor 1.13, PDF, Video)
papericon A unified framework for content-aware view selection and planning through view importance
Massimo Mauro, Hayko Riemenschneider, Luc Van Gool, Alberto Signoroni, Riccardo Leonardi, BMVC 2014 (acceptance rate 30%, impact factor 2.32, PDF, AbstractPage, project)
papericon Frankenhorse: Automatic Completion of Articulating Objects from Image-based Reconstruction
Alex Mansfield, Nikolay Kobyshev, Hayko Riemenschneider, Will Chang, Luc Van Gool, BMVC 2014 (acceptance rate 30%, impact factor 2.32, PDF, AbstractPage, project)
papericon Fast, Approximate Piecewise-Planar Modeling Based on Sparse Structure-from-Motion and Superpixels
Andras Bodis-Szomoru, Hayko Riemenschneider, Luc Van Gool, CVPR 2014 (acceptance rate 29%, impact factor 5.91, PDF, video, project)
papericon The Synthesizability of texture examples
Dengxin Dai, Hayko Riemenschneider, Luc Van Gool, CVPR 2014 (acceptance rate 29%, impact factor 5.91, PDF, project+code)
papericon Ground Plane Estimation using a Hidden Markov Model
Ralf Dragon, Luc Van Gool, CVPR 2014 (acceptance rate 29%, impact factor 5.91, PDF,project)
papericon Visual Media Editing Using Scene Understanding
Alex Mansfield, PhD Thesis, 2014 (PDF, doi)

2013

papericon Handling Occlusions with Franken-classifiers
Markus Mathias, Rodrigo Benenson, Radu Timofte, Luc Van Gool,
ICCV 2013 (acceptance rate 30%, impact factor 5.05, (PDF)
papericon Example-based Facade Texture Synthesis
Dengxin Dai, Hayko Riemenschneider, Luc Van Gool,
ICCV 2013 (acceptance rate 30%, impact factor 5.05, PDF, project+data)
papericon The Interestingness of Images
Michael Gygli, Helmut Grabner, Hayko Riemenschneider, Fabian Nater, Luc Van Gool,
ICCV 2013 (acceptance rate 30%, impact factor 5.05, PDF, project+data)
papericon Ensemble Projections for Semi-supervised Image Classification
Dengxin Dai, Luc Van Gool,
ICCV 2013 (acceptance rate 30%, impact factor 5.05, PDF, project+code)
papericon Prime Object Proposals with Randomized Prim's Algorithm
Santiago Manen, Matthieu Guillaumin, Luc Van Gool,
ICCV 2013 (acceptance rate 30%, impact factor 5.05, PDF, project+code)
papericon Online Video Superpixels for Temporal Window Objectness
Michael Van den Bergh, Gemma Roig, Xavier Boix, Santiago Manen, Luc Van Gool,
ICCV 2013 (acceptance rate 30%, impact factor 5.05, PDF, project)
papericon Object Detection for Urban Modeling (Object-detectie voor stadsmodellering)
Markus Mathias, PhD Thesis, 2013 (PDF)
papericon Overlapping camera clustering through dominant sets for scalable 3D reconstruction
Massimo Mauro, Hayko Riemenschneider, Luc Van Gool, R. Leonardi,
BMVC 2013 (acceptance rate 30%, impact factor 2.32, PDF, project+code)
papericon Robust Realtime Motion-Split-And-Merge for Motion Segmentation
Ralf Dragon, Joern Ostermann, Luc Van Gool,
GCPR 2013 (oral presentation, acceptance rate 27%, impact factor 1.13, PDF, project+code)
papericon Traffic sign recognition - How far are we from the solution?
Markus Mathias, Radu Timofte, Rodrigo Benenson, Luc Van Gool,
IJCNN 2013 (PDF)
papericon Is there a Procedural Logic to Architecture?
Julien Weissenberg, Hayko Riemenschneider, Mukta Prasad, Luc Van Gool,
CVPR 2013 (acceptance rate 26%, impact factor 5.91, PDF, Poster)
papericon Bayesian Grammar Learning for Inverse Procedural Modeling
Andelo Martinovic, Luc Van Gool,
CVPR 2013 (acceptance rate 26%, impact factor 5.91, PDF)
papericon Seeking the strongest rigid detector
Rodrigo Benenson, Markus Mathias, Tinne Tuytelaars, Luc Van Gool,
CVPR 2013 (acceptance rate 26%, impact factor 5.91, PDF)
papericon Sparse Quantization for Patch Description
Xavier Boix, Michael Gygli, Gemma Roig, Luc Van Gool,
CVPR 2013 (acceptance rate 26%, impact factor 5.91, PDF)

2012

papericon Hough Regions for Joining Instance Detection and Segmentation
Hayko Riemenschneider, Sabine Sternig, Michael Donoser, Peter Roth, Horst Bischof,
ECCV 2012 (acceptance rate 28%, impact factor 5.91, PDF)
papericon Learning Domain Knowledge for Facade Labelling
Dengxin Dai, Mukta Prasad, Gerhard Schmitt, Luc Van Gool,
ECCV 2012 (acceptance rate 28%, impact factor 5.91, PDF)
papericon Ensemble Partitioning for Unsupervised Image Categorization
Dengxin Dai, Mukta Prasad, Christian Leistner, Luc Van Gool, Gerhard Schmitt,
ECCV 2012 (acceptance rate 28%, impact factor 5.91, PDF)
papericon A Three-Layered Approach to Facade Parsing
Andelo Martinovic, Markus Mathias, Julien Weissenberg, Luc Van Gool,
ECCV 2012 (oral presentation, acceptance rate 4.6%, impact factor 5.91, PDF)
papericon Multi-Scale Clustering of Frame-to-Frame Correspondences for Motion Segmentation
Ralf Dragon, Bodo Rosenhahn, Joern Ostermann,
ECCV 2012 (acceptance rate 28%, impact factor 5.91, PDF)
papericon Pedestrian detection at 100 frames per second
Rodrigo Benenson, Markus Mathias, Radu Timofte, Luc Van Gool,
CVPR 2012 (acceptance rate 24%, impact factor 5.91, PDF)
papericon Parameter-free/Pareto-driven Procedural 3D Reconstruction of Buildings from Ground-Level Sequences
Loic Simon, Olivier Teboul, Panagiotis Koutsourakis, Luc Van Gool, Nikos Paragios,
CVPR 2012 (acceptance rate 24%, impact factor 5.91, PDF)
papericon Irregular lattices for complex shape grammar facade parsing
Hayko Riemenschneider, Ulrich Krispel, Wolfgang Thaller, Michael Donoser, Sven Havemann, Dieter Fellner, Horst Bischof,
CVPR 2012 (acceptance rate 24%, impact factor 5.91, PDF)