Publications

Publications 2017

  • Yagmur Gucluturk, Umut Guclu, Xavier Baro, Hugo Jair Escalante, Isabelle Guyon, Sergio Escalera, Marcel A. J. van Gerven, and Rob van Lier, Multimodal First Impression Analysis with Deep Residual Networks, IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, TAC, 2017.
  • Jordi Esquirol, Cristina Palmero, Vanessa Bayo, Miquel Àngel Cos, Sergio Escalera, David Sánchez, Maider Sánchez, Noelia Serrano, Mireia Relats, Automatic RBG-depth-pressure anthropometric analysis and individualised sleep solution prescription, Journal of Medical Engineering & Technology, 2017.
  • Fatemeh Noroozi, Marina Marjanovic, Angelina Njegus, Sergio Escalera, and Gholamreza Anbarjafari, Audio-Visual Emotion Recognition in Video Clips, IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, 2017.
  • Umut Güçlü, Yagmur Güçlütürk, Meysam Madadi, Sergio Escalera, Xavier Baró, Jordi Gonzàlez, Rob van Lier, Marcel A. J. van Gerven: End-to-end semantic face segmentation with conditional random fields as convolutional, recurrent and adversarial networks. CoRR abs/1703.03305, 2017.
  • Hugo Jair Escalante, Isabelle Guyon, Sergio Escalera, Julio Jacques Jr., Meysam Madadi, Xavier Baro, Stephane Ayache, Evelyne Viegas, Yagmur Gucluturk, Umut Guclu, Marcel van Gerven, Rob van Lier. Design of an Explainable Machine Learning Challenge for Video Interviews. Proceedings of the The 2017 International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2017), IEEE, 2017.
  • Eirikur Agustsson, Radu Timofte, Sergio Escalera, Xavier Baro, Isabelle Guyon, Rasmus Rothe, Apparent and real age estimation in still images with deep residual regressors on APPA-REAL database, FG, 2017. Appa-real dataset. Slides. Honorable mention award.
  • Meysam Madadi, Sergio Escalera, Alex Carruesco Llorens, Carlos Andujar, Xavier Baro, Jordi Gonzalez, Occlusion aware hand pose recovery from sequences of depth images,  FG, 2017. Slides. 3D hand dataset.
  • Julio Cezar Jacques Junior, Xavier Baro, Sergio Escalera, Exploiting feature representations through similarity learning and ranking aggregation for person re-identification, FG, 2017. Slides. Best student paper award.
  • Maryam Asadi-Aghbolaghi, Albert Clapés, Marco Bellantonio, Hugo Jair Escalante,  Victor Ponce-López, Xavier Baró, Isabelle Guyon, Shorheh Kasaei, Sergio Escalera, A survey on deep learning based approaches for action and gesture recognition in image sequences, FG, 2017. Poster. Spotlight.
  • Iiris Lusi, Julio C. S. Jacques Junior, Jelena Gorbova, Xavier Baró, Sergio Escalera, Hasan Demirel, Juri Allik, Cagri Ozcinar, Gholamreza Anbarjafari, Joint Challenge on Dominant and Complementary Emotion Recognition Using Micro Emotion Features and Head-Pose Estimation: Databases, FG workshops, 2017. Video presentation.
  • Christer Loob, Pejman Rasti, Iiris Lusi, Julio C. S. Jacques Junior, Xavier Baró, Sergio Escalera, Tomasz Sapinski, Dorota Kaminska, Gholamreza Anbarjafari,  Dominant and Complementary Multi-Emotional Facial Expression Recognition Using C-Support Vector Classification, FG workshops, 2017. Slides.
  • Mohammad Ali Bagheri, Qigang  Gao, Sergio  Escalera, Huamin  Ren, Thomas B. Moeslund, Elham Etemad, Locality Regularized Group Sparse Coding for Action Recognition, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, CVIU, 2017.
  • Miguel Angel Bautista, Oriol Pujol, Fernando De la Torre, and Sergio Escalera, Error-Correcting Factorization, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, TPAMI, 2017.

Publications 2016

  • Xavier Baró, Sergio Escalera, Isabelle Guyon, Julio C. S. Jacques Junior, Lukasz Romazco, Lisheng Sun, Sébastien Treguer, Evelyne Viegas, Coopetitions in machine learning: case studies, Challenges in Machine Learning: Gaming and Education, NIPS workshop, 2016.
  • Marc Oliu, Ciprian Corneanu, Laszlo A. Jeni, Jeff rey F. Cohn, Takeo Kanade, and Sergio Escalera, Continuous Supervised Descent Method for Facial Landmark Localisation, ACCV 2016. Slides. Poster. Oral. Code and data webpage.
  • Hugo Jair Escalante, Víctor Ponce López, Jun Wan, Michael Riegler, Baiyu Chen, Albert Clapés, Sergio Escalera, Isabelle Guyon, Xavier Baro, Pal Halvorsen, Henning Müller, and Martha Larson, ChaLearn Joint Contest on Multimedia Challenges Beyond Visual Analysis: An overview, ICPRW, 2016.
  • Iiris Lusi, Sergio Escalera, and Gholamreza Anbarjafari, Human Head Pose Estimation on SASE database using Random Hough Regression Forests, ICPRW, 2016.
  • Fatemeh Noroozi, Marina Marjanovic, Angelina Njegus, Sergio Escalera, and Gholamreza Anbarjafari, Fusion of Classifier Predictions for Audio-Visual Emotion Recognition, ICPRW, 2016.
  • Víctor Ponce-López, Baiyu Chen, Marc Oliu, Ciprian Corneanu, Albert Clapés, Isabelle Guyon, Xavier Baró, Hugo Jair Escalante, Sergio Escalera, ChaLearn LAP 2016: First Round Challenge on First Impressions – Dataset and Results, ChaLearn Apparent Personality Analysis workshop, ECCV, 2016. Slides.
  • Baiyu Chen, Sergio Escalera, Isabelle Guyon, Victor Ponce-Lopez, Nihar Shah, and Marc Oliu Simon, Overcoming Calibration Problems in Pattern Labeling with Pairwise Ratings, ChaLearn Apparent Personality Analysis workshop, ECCV, 2016.
  • Iiris Lusi, Sergio Escalera, and and Gholamreza Anbarjafari, SASE: RGB-Depth Database for Human Head Pose Estimation, ChaLearn Apparent Personality Analysis workshop, ECCV, 2016. Slides.
  • Xavier Perez-Sala, Fernando De la Torre, Laura Igual, Sergio Escalera, and Cecilio Angulo, Subspace Procrustes Analysis, International Journal of Computer Vision, IJCV, 2016.
  • Frederic Sampedro, Anna Domenech, Sergio Escalera, Ignasi Carrio, Computing quantitative indicators of structural renal damage in pediatric DMSA scans / Cómputo de indicadores cuantitativos de daño renal estructural en imágenes DMSA pediátricas, Revista Española de Medicina Nuclear e Imagen Molecular, 2016.
  • Mikkel Thøgersen, Sergio Escalera, Jordi Gonzàlez, and Thomas B Moeslund, Segmentation of RGB-D Indoor scenes by Stacking Random Forests and Conditional Random Fields, Pattern Recognition Letters, vol. 80, pp. 208–215, 2016.
  • Avots, E., Daneshmand, M., Traumann, A., Escalera, S., & Anbarjafari, G., Automatic garment retexturing based on infrared information. Computers & Graphics, vol. 59, pp. 28-38, 2016
  • Isabelle Guyon, Imad Chaabane, Hugo Jair Escalante, Sergio Escalera, Damir Jajetic, James Robert Lloyd, Nuria Macia, Bisakha Ray, Lukasz Romaszko, Michele Sebag, Alexander Statnikov, Sebastien Treguer, Evelyne Viegas, A brief Review of the ChaLearn AutoML Challenge: Any-time Any-dataset Learning without Human Intervention, AutoML workshop, ICML, JMLR proceedings, 2016.
  • Sergio Escalera, Vassilis Athitsos, Isabelle Guyon, Challenges in multimodal gesture recognition, Journal of Machine Learning Research, vol. 17, pp. 1-54, 2016.
  • Cristina Palmero, Jordi Esquirol, Vanessa Bayo, Miquel Àngel Cos, Pouya Ahmadmonfared, Joan Salabert, David Sánchez, and Sergio Escalera, Automatic Sleep System Recommendation by Multi-modal RBG-Depth-Pressure Anthropometric Analysis, International Journal of Computer Vision, 2016.
  • Jose Garcia-Rodriguez, Isabelle Guyon, Sergio Escalera, Alexandra Psarrou, Andrew Lewis, Miguel Cazorla, Editorial: Special Issue on Computational Intelligence for Vision and Robotics, Neural Computing and Applications, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.1007/s00521-016-2330-8, 2016.
  • Mohammad Ali Bagheri, Qigang Gao, and Sergio Escalera, Action Recognition by Pairwise Proximity Function Support Vector Machines with Dynamic Time Warping Kernels, Canadian Conference on AI, pp. 3-14, 2016.
  • Pejman Rasti, Tonis Uiboupin, Sergio Escalera and Gholamreza Anbarjafari, Convolutional Neural Network Super Resolution for Face Recognition in Surveillance Monitoring, Articulated Motion and Deformable Objects, AMDO, 2016
  • Dennis H. Lundtoft, Kamal Nasrollahi, Thomas B. Moeslund and Sergio Escalera, Spatiotemporal Facial Super-Pixels for Pain Detection, Articulated Motion and Deformable Objects, AMDO, 2016. Best student paper award.
  • Mark Philip Philipsen, Anders Jørgensen, Thomas Moeslund and Sergio Escalera, RGB-D Segmentation of Poultry Entrails, Articulated Motion and Deformable Objects, AMDO, 2016. Best commercial paper award.
  • Pejman Rasti, Salma Samiei, Mary Agoyi, Sergio Escalera, Gholamreza Anbarjafaria, Robust Non-blind Colour Video Watermarking Using QR Decomposition and Entropy Analysis, Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation, 2016.
  • Sergio Escalera, Jordi Gonzalez, Xavier Baro, Fernando Alonso, Martha Mackay, Care Respite: a remote monitoring eHealth system for improving ambient assisted living, Human Motion Analysis for Healthcare Applications, IET London: Savoy Place, 2016.
  • J. Ramirez Moreno, J. Revilla, M. Reyes, and S. Escalera, Validación del Software ADIBAS asociado al sensor Kinect de Microsoft para la evaluación de la posición corporal, IV Congreso WCPT-SAR, Argentina, 2016.
  • Marc Oliu Ciprian Corneanu, Kamal Nasrollahi, Olegs Nikisins, Sergio Escalera, Yunlian Sun, Haiqing Li, Zhenan Sun, Thomas B. Moeslund, and Modris Greitans, Improved RGB-D-T based Face Recognition, IET Biometrics, 2016.
  • Cristina Palmero, Albert Clapés, Chris Bahnsen, Andreas Møgelmose, Thomas B. Moeslund, Sergio Escalera, Multi-modal RGB-Depth-Thermal Human Body Segmentation, International Journal of Computer Vision, IJCV, 2016. Dataset of the project.
  • Gerard Canal, Sergio Escalera, Cecilio Angulo, A Real-time Human-Robot Interaction system based on gestures for assistive scenarios, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, CVIU, 2016.
  • Florin Popescu, Stephane Ayache, Sergio Escalera, Xavier Baró Solé, Cecile Capponi, Patrick Panciatici, and Isabelle Guyon, From geospatial observations of ocean currents to causal predictors of spatio-economic activity using computer vision and machine learning,  European Geosciences Union General Assembly, 2016.
  • Hugo Jair EscalanteVíctor Ponce-López, Sergio Escalera, Xavier Baró, Alicia Morales-Reyes, José Martínez-Carranza, Evolving weighting schemes for the Bag of Visual Words, Neural Computing and Applications, 2016.
  • Fernando Alonso, Xavier Baró, Sergio Escalera, Jordi Gonzàlez, Martha Mackay, Anna Serrahima, CARE RESPITE: TAKING CARE OF THE CAREGIVERS, Theme 5 The Strategic use of Mobile and Digital Health and Care Solutions, 16th International Conference for Integrated Care 2016. Poster.
  • Ciprian A. Corneanu, Marc Oliu, Jeffrey F. Cohn, and Sergio Escalera, Survey on RGB, 3D, Thermal, and Multimodal Approaches for Facial Expression Recognition: History, Trends, and Affect-related Applications, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 2016.
  • Antonio Hernandez-Vela, Sergio Escalera, Stan Sclaroff, Poselet-basedContextual Rescoring for Human Pose Estimation via Pictorial Structures, International Journal of Computer Vision, pp. 49-64, 2016. Web of the project: http://www.cvc.uab.es/~ahernandez/contextual.html

Publications 2015

  • Vıctor Ponce-López, Sergio Escalera, Marc Perez, Oriol Janes, Xavier Baro, Non-Verbal Communication Analysis in Victim-Off ender Mediations, Pattern Recognition Letters, 2015.
  • Mohammad Ali Bagheri, Qigang Gao, and Sergio Escalera, Combining Local and Global Learners in the Pairwise Multiclass Classification, Pattern Analysis and Applications, vol. 4, pp. 845-869, 2015.
  • Isabelle Guyon, Kristin Bennett, Gavin Cawley, Hugo Jair Escalante, Sergio Escalera, Tin Kam Ho, Nuria Macia, Bisakha Ray, Mehreen Saeed, Alexander Statnikov, Evelyne Viegas, AutoML challenge 2015, BayLearn, 2015.
  • Sergio Escalera, Junior Fabian, Pablo Pardo, Xavier Baro, Jordi Gonzalez, Hugo Escalante, Dusan Misevic, Ulrich Steiner, Isabelle Guyon, ChaLearn Looking at People 2015: Apparent Age and Cultural Event Recognition datasets and results, ChaLearn Looking at People workshop, ICCV, 2015. Slides.
  • Hugo Jair Escalante, Victor Ponce, Xavier Baro, Sergio Escalera, Improving Bag of Visual Words Representations with Genetic Programming, International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, IJCNN 2015.
  • Isabelle Guyon, Kristin Bennett, Gavin Cawley, Hugo Jair Escalante, Sergio Escalera, Tin Kam Ho, Nuria Macia, Bisakha Ray, Mehreen Saeed, Alexander Statnikov, Evelyne Viegas, The AutoML challenge on codalab, International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, IJCNN 2015. Slides.
  • Andres Traumann, Sergio Escalera, Gholamreza Anbarjafari, A New Retexturing Method for Virtual Fitting Room Using Kinect 2 Camera, CVPR Workshops, 2015. Slides.
  • Ramin Irani, Kamal Nasrollahi, C. Bahnsen, D.H. Lundtoft, T.B. Moeslund, Marc O. Simon, Ciprian. Corneanu, Sergio Escalera, Tanja L. Pedersen, Maria-Louise Klitgaard, and Laura Petrini, Spatio-temporal Analysis of RGB-D-T Facial Images for Multimodal Pain Level Recognition, CVPR workshops, 2015. Slides.
  • Mohammad Ali Bagheri, Qigang Gao, Sergio Escalera, Albert Clapes, Kamal Nasrollahi, Michael B. Holte, Thomas B. Moeslund, Keep it Accurate and Diverse: Enhancing Action Recognition Performance by Ensemble Learning, CVPR workshops, 2015.
  • Isabelle Guyon, Kristin Bennett, Gavin Cawley, Hugo Jair Escalante, Sergio Escalera, Tin Kam Ho, Nuria Macia, Bisakha Ray, Mehreen Saeed, Alexander Statnikov, Evelyne Viegas, AutoML Challenge 2015: Design and First Results, ICML workshop, JMLR proceedings, 2015.
  • Frederic Sampedro, Sergio Escalera, Anna Domenech and Ignasi Carrio, Automatic Tumor Volume Segmentation in Whole-Body PET/CT Scans: A Supervised Learning Approach, Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics, Volume 5, Number 2, April 2015, pp. 192-201(10).
  • Frederic Sampedro, Sergio Escalera, Anna Domenech, Ignasi Carrio, A computational framework for cancer response assessment based on oncological PET-CT scans, Computers in Biology and Medicine, 2015.
  • Firat Ismailoglu, Ida G. Sprinkhuizen-Kuyper, Evgueni Smirnov, Sergio Escalera and Ralf Peeters, Fractional Programming Weighted Decoding for Error-Correcting Output Codes, IAPR Workshop on Multiple Classifier Systems, 2015.

Publications 2014

  • Frederic Sampedro, Anna Domenech, and Sergio Escalera, Static and dynamic computational cancer spread quantification in whole body FDG-PET/CT scans, Journal of Medical Imaging and Health Informatics, 2014.
  • Frederic Sampedro, Sergio Escalera, Anna Puig, Iterative Multiclass Multiscale Stacked Sequential Learning: definition and application to medical volume segmentation, Pattern Recognition Letters, 2014.
  • Xavier Perez-Sala, Fernando De la Torre, Laura Igual, Sergio Escalera, and Cecilio Angulo, Subspace Procrustes Analysis, ChaLearn Looking at People, European Conference on Computer Vision, 2014.
  • Miguel Reyes, José Ramírez-Moreno, Juan R. Revilla, Jesús Lázaro, Ginés Almazán, and Sergio Escalera,Automatic Digital Biometry Analysis System, MiHealth, Barcelona, 2014. Poster.

Publications 2013

  • Laura Igual, Xavier Perez-Sala, Sergio Escalera, Cecilio Angulo, and Fernando De la Torre, Continuous Generalized Procrustes Analysis, Pattern Recognition, PR4883, PII: S0031-3203(13)00327-0, DOI: 10.1016/j.patcog.2013.08.006, 2013.
  • Antonio Hernandez-Vela, Miguel Angel Bautista, Xavier Perez-Sala, Victor Ponce, Sergio Escalera, Xavier Baro, Oriol Pujol, and Cecilio Angulo, Probability-based Dynamic Time Warping and Bag-of-Visual-and-Depth-Words for Human Gesture Recognition in RGB-D, Pattern Recognition Letters, PATREC5825, DOI: 10.1016/j.patrec.2013.09.009, 2013.
  • Miguel Reyes, Albert Clapés, José Ramírez, Juan R. Revilla, Sergio Escalera, Automatic Digital Biometry Analysis based on Depth Maps, Computers in Industry, DOI 10.1016/j.compind.2013.04.009, 2013.
  • Miguel Ángel Bautista, Sergio Escalera, Oriol Pujol, On the Design of an ECOC-Compliant Genetic Algorithm, Pattern Recognition, 2013.
  • Mohammad Ali Bagheri, Qigang Gao, and Sergio Escalera, A Genetic-based Subspace Analysis Method for Improving Error-Correcting Output Coding, Pattern Recognition, 2013.
  • Albert Clapés, Miguel Reyes, and Sergio Escalera, Multi-modal User Identification and Object Recognition Surveillance System, Pattern Recognition Letters, Special Issue SUBA, 2013.
  • Alex Pardo, Albert Clapes, Sergio Escalera, and Oriol Pujol, Actions in Context: System for people with Dementia, 2nd International Workshop on Citizen Sensor Networks (Citisen2013) at the European Conference on Complex Systems (ECCS’13), Barcelona, 2013.
  • S. Grau, A. Puig, S. Escalera, and M. Salamó, Intelligent Interactive Volume Classification, Pacific Graphics 2013, B. Levy, X. Tong, and KK. Yin (Guest Editors), Volume 32 (2013), Number 7, 2013.
  • Daniel Sánchez, Tomás Pérez, Miguel Ángel Bautista, Sergio Escalera Human Limb Segmentation based on Error-Correcting Output Codes and Graph Cuts Optimization, CVCRD2013, CVC, Barcelona, 2013. Slides. Poster.
  • Meysam Madadi, Sergio Escalera, Jordi Gonzàlez, F. Xavier Roca, and Felipe Lumbreras, Depth-based Multi-part Body Segmentation, CVCRD2013, Barcelona, 2013. Slides. Poster.
  • Frederic Sampedro and Sergio Escalera, Static and dynamic tumor quantification in PET scans, CVCRD2013, CVC, Barcelona, 2013. Slides. Poster.
  • Marc Oliu and Sergio Escalera. Fast face and eye centre detection in still images CVCRD2013, CVC, Barcelona, 2013.
  • Meysam Madadi, Sergio Escalera, Jordi Gonzàlez, F. Xavier Roca, and Felipe Lumbreras, Depth-based Multi-part Body Segmentation, CVCRD2013, CVC, Barcelona, 2013. Slides. Poster.
  • Antonio Hernández-Vela, Sergio Escalera, Stan Sclaroff, RGB vs. Depth: Human Pose Recovery and Gesture Recognition, CVCRD2013, CVC, Barcelona, 2013.
  • Victor Ponce-López. Sergio Escalera, and Xavier Baró, Multi-modal Non-Verbal Communication Analysis in Victim-Offender Mediation Sessions. Universitat Oberta de Catalunya Symposium, 2013. Poster. Slides.
  • Sergio Escalera, Oriol Pujol, and Josep Moya, Automatic Monitoring and Image Analysis on eHealth, NeuroRescue Final Conference, 2013.Poster.
  • Sergio Escalera, Oriol Pujol, and Josep Moya, Automatic Monitoring and Image Analysis on eHealth, INNO4AGEING 2013, 12th-13th DECEMBER, 2013, 2nd EDITION, VENUE: UVic Auditorium, Barcelona- Catalonia, Spain. Poster.

Publications 2012

  • Laura Igual, Joan Carles Soliva, Antonio Hernandez-Vela, Sergio Escalera, Oscar Vilarroya, Petia Radeva, A Supervised Graph-cut Deformable Model for Brain MRI Segmentation, Deformation Models, Tracking, Animation and Applications, Series: Lecture Notes in Computational Vision and Biomechanics, Vol. 7, González Hidalgo, Manuel; Mir Torres, Arnau; Varona Gómez, Javier (Eds.), 2012, 350 p, ISBN 978-94-007-5445-4.
  • Antonio Hernández-Vela, Carlo Gatta, Sergio Escalera, Laura Igual, Victoria Martín-Yuste, Manel Sabaté, and Petia Radeva, Accurate coronary centerline extraction, caliber estimation, and catheter detection in angiographies, Transactions on Information Technology inBioMedicine, 2012.
  • Antonio Hernández-Vela, Nadezhda Zlateva, Alexander Marinov, Miguel Reyes, Petia Radeva, Dimo Dimov, and Sergio Escalera, Human Limb Segmentation in Depth Maps based on Spatio-Temporal Graph Cuts Optimization, Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments JAISE, 2012.
  • Albert Clapés, Alex Pardo, Miguel Reyes, Sergio Escalera, and Oriol Pujol, Intelligent Homecare Assistive Technology for People with Dementia in Smart Cities, Smart Cities Expo World Congress, Barcelona, Spain, 2012. Poster.
  • Miguel Angel Bautista, Sergio Escalera, Xavier Baró and Oriol Pujol, A Genetic Inspired Optimization for ECOC, Joint IAPR International Workshops on Structural and Syntactic Pattern Recognition and Statistical Techniques in Pattern Recognition, International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2012.
  • Miguel Angel Bautista, Antonio Hernández-Vela, Laura Igual, Josep Moya, Verónica Violant, Oriol Pujol, and Sergio Escalera, Automatic Behaviour Analysis for supporting ADHD Diagnose, Donders Discussions, Holland, 2012. Presentation.
  • Antonio Hernández-Vela, Miguel Angel Bautista, Laura Igual, Josep Moya, Verónica Violant, Oriol Pujol, and Sergio Escalera, ADHD Indicators Modelling based on Dynamic Time Warping and Bag of Words from RGBD Data, Donders Discussions, Holland, 2012. Poster.

Publications 2011

  • Miguel Ángel Bautista, Sergio Escalera, Xavier Baró, Petia Radeva, Jordi Vitrià, and Oriol Pujol, Minimal Design of Error Correcting Output Codes, Pattern Recognition Letters, Elsevier, North Holland, doi:10.1016/j.patrec.2011.09.023, ISSN 0167-8655, 2011.
  • Maria Salamó and Sergio Escalera, Increasing retrieval quality in conversational recommenders, IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering TKDE, IEEE, ISSN 1041-4347, 2011.
  • Sergio Escalera, David Masip, Eloi Puertas, Petia Radeva, and Oriol Pujol, Online Error-Correcting Output Codes, Pattern Recognition Letters, Volume 32, Issue 3, pp. 458-467, Elsevier, North Holland, ISSN 0167-8655, 2011.
  • Sergio Escalera, Alicia Fornés, Oriol Pujol, Josep Lladós, and Petia Radeva, Circular Blurred Shape Model for Multiclass Symbol Recognition, Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part B: Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions On, Volume 41, Issue 2, pp. 497-506, Digital Object Identifier: 10.1109/TSMCB.2010.2060481, pp. 1-10, IEEE Society, Hanover, USA, ISSN 1083-4419, 2011.
  • Óscar Amorós, Sergio Escalera, Anna Puig, and Maria Salamó, GPGPU Volume Classification using SimpleOpenCL, CVCR&D2011, VI CVC Workshop on the progress of Research & Development, Barcelona, Computer Vision Center, ISBN 978-84-938351-5-6, pp. 136-141, 28/10/2011. Poster.
  • Xavier Pérez-Sala, Cecilio Angulo, and Sergio Escalera, Biologically Inspired Turn Control in Robot Navigation, 14th Congreso Catalán en Inteligencia Artificial, CCIA 2011, pp. 189-198, doi: 10.3233/978-1-60750-842-7-189, ISBN 978-1-60750-841-0 (print), ISBN 978-1-60750-842-7 (online), Lleida, 26/10/2011-28/10/2011, 2011. Presentation.

Publications 2010

  • Sergio Escalera, Oriol Pujol, Petia Radeva, Jordi Vitrià, and M. Teresa Anguera, Automatic Detection of Dominance and Expected Interest, EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, Research Article, Volume 2010 (2010), Article ID 491819, 12 pages, doi: 10.1155/2010/491819, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, New York, ISSN 1687-6172, 2010.
  • Sergio Escalera, Oriol Pujol, and Petia Radeva, Re-coding ECOCs without Re-training, Pattern Recognition Letters, volume 31, issue 7, pp. 555-562, Elsevier, North Holland, ISSN 0167-8655, 2010.
  • A. Hernández, P. Radeva, and S. Escalera, Combining Detectors for Human Hand Detection, CVCRD’10, Achievements and New Opportunities in Computer Vision, pp. 50-53, CVC, 29/10/2010, Barcelona, ISBN 978-84-938351-0-1, 2010. Poster. Best Poster award.
  • Miguel Ángel Bautista, Xavier Baró, Oriol Pujol, Petia Radeva, Jordi Vitrià, and Sergio Escalera, Compact Evolutive Design of Error-Correcting Output Codes, Supervised and Unsupervised Methods and their Applications (SUEMA), European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases, ECML PKDD, UPC-CNRS, Yahoo Research, 20/09/2010-24/09/2010, Barcelona, 2010. Slides.
  • Drozdzal, A. Hernández, S. Seguí, X. Baró, S. Escalera, A. Lapedriza, D. Masip, P. Radeva, J. Vitrià, Combining Detectors for Human Layout Analysis, 11th European Conference on Computer Vision, The Pascal Visual Object Classes Challenge Workshop 2010, 05/09/2010-11/09/2010, Greece, 2010. Slides. Pascal 2 Person layout challenge winner.

Publications 2009

  • Sergio Escalera, Petia Radeca, Jordi Vitrià, R. M. Martínez-Flores, and M.T. Anguera, Dominance Detection in Face-to-Face Conversations, XI Congreso de Metodologia de las Ciencias Sociales y de la Salud, 15/09/2009-18/09/2009, Malaga, Spain, 2009.
  • Mehdi Mirza-Mohammadi, Francesco Ciompi, Sergio Escalera, Oriol Pujol, and Petia Radeva, Ranking Error-Correcting Output Codes for Class Retrieval, 4th CVC Workshop on Research and Development: New Trends and Challenges in Computer Vision, pp. 197-203, CVC, 30/10/2009, Barcelona, ISBN 978-84-937261-1-9, 2009. Poster.
  • Sergio Escalera, Xavier Baró, Jordi Vitrià, and Petia Radeva, Text Detection in Urban Scenes, International Conference of the “Associació Catalana d’Intel·ligència Artificial”, pp. 35-44, CCIA, ACIA, 21/10/2009-23/10/2009, Cardona, Spain, ISBN 978-1-60750-061-2, 2009. Slides.
  • Sergio Escalera, Oriol Pujol, Petia Radeva, and Jordi Vitria, Measuring Interest of Human Dyadic Interactions, International Conference of the “Associació Catalana d’Intel·ligència Artificial”, pp. 45-54, CCIA, ACIA, 21/10/2009-23/10/2009, Cardona, Spain, ISBN 978-1-60750-061-2, 2009. Slides.
  • Xavier Baró, Sergio Escalera, Petia Radeva, and Jordi Vitrià, Generic Object Recognition in Urban Image Databases, International Conference of the “Associació Catalana d’Intel·ligència Artificial”, pp. 27-34, CCIA, ACIA, 21/10/2009-23/10/2009, Cardona, Spain, ISBN 978-1-60750-061-2, 2009.
  • Sergio Escalera, Rosa M. Martínez, Jordi Vitrià, Petia Radeva, and M. Teresa Anguera, Dominance detection in face-to-face conversations, 2nd IEEE Workshop on CVPR for Human communicative Behavior analysis, CVPR4HC, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, IEEE Computer Society, 20/06/2009-25/06/2009, Miami Beach, Florida, ISBN 978-1-4244-3994-2, 2009.
  • Sergio Escalera, Eloi Puertas, Petia Radeva, and Oriol Pujol, Multimodal laughter recognition in video conversations, 2nd IEEE Workshop on CVPR for Human communicative Behavior analysis, CVPR4HC, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, IEEE Computer Society, 20/06/2009-25/06/2009, Miami Beach, Florida, ISBN 978-1-4244-3994-2, 2009. Slides.
  • Sergio Escalera, Oriol Pujol, and Petia Radeva, Recoding Error-Correcting Output Codes, Multiple Classifier Systems, LNCS 5519, pp. 11-21, 10/06/2009-12/06/2009, Reykjavic, Islandia, ISBN 978-3-642-02325-5, 2009.

Publications 2008

  • Sergio Escalera, Oriol Pujol, and Petia Radeva, Detection of Complex Salient Regions, Journal on Advances in Signal Processing EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, doi: 10.1155/2008/451389, Article ID 451389, 11 pages, Handawi Publishing Corporation, New York, ISSN 1687-6172,  2008.
  • Sergio Escalera, Oriol Pujol, and Petia Radeva, Detection of Complex Salient Regions, Journal on Advances in Signal Processing EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing, doi: 10.1155/2008/451389, Article ID 451389, 11 pages, Handawi Publishing Corporation, New York, ISSN 1687-6172, 2008.
  • Ernest Valveny, Philippe Dosch, Alicia Fornés, and Sergio Escalera, Report on the Third Contest on Symbol Recognition, Graphics Recognition: Recent Advances and New Opportunities, IAPR, 20/09/2007-21/09/2007, Curitiba, Brazil, ISBN 978-3-540-88184-1, 2008, Contest Award.
  • Sergio Escalera, Oriol Pujol, and Petia Radeva, Sub-class Error-Correcting Output Codes, pp. 494-504, International Conference on Vision Systems, LNCS, 12/05/2008-15/05/2008, Santorini, ISBN 978-3-540-79546-9, 2008.

Publications 2007

  • Sergio Escalera, Oriol Pujol, and Petia Radeva, Robust Complex Salient Regions, vol. 2, pp. 113-121, Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (IbPRIA), IAPR, 06/06/2007-08/06/2007, Gerona, ISBN 978-3-540-72848-1, 2007.
  • Sergio Escalera, Oriol Pujol, and Petia Radeva, Weighted Startegy for Error-Correcting Output Codes, Computer Vision, Advances in Research and Development, pp. 77-82, Computer Vision Center International Workshop, CVC, 26/10/2007, Barcelona, ISBN 978-84-935251-4-9, 2007.

Publications 2006

  • Sergio Escalera, Oriol Pujol, and Petia Radeva, ECOC-ONE: A novel coding and decoding strategy, vol. 3, pp. 578-581, International Conference on Pattern Recognition, IEEE Computer Society, 20/08/2006-24/08/2006, Hong Kong, ISBN 0-7695-2521-0, 2006.

Publications 2005

Publications 2004

  • Sergio Escalera and Petia Radeva, Fast greyscale model matching and recognition, Recent Advances in Artificial Intelligence Research and Development, pp. 69-76, Congrés Català en Intel·ligència Artificial, 22/10/2004-23/10/2004, Barcelona, ISBN 1-58603-466-9, CCIA 2004.