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Human Pose Recovery and Behavior Analysis group

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HuPBA Computer Vision Center Webpage

 

 

 

 

 

Group members

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Marc Oliu received the Technical Bachelor degree in Computer Science from Universitat de Girona, Girona, in 2010. He is finishing his Master degree in Artificial Intelligence at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), Universitat de Barcelona (UB), and Universitat Rovira  i Virgili (URV). He is interested in Computer Vision and Machine Learning Fields.

Master Thesis: Head pose recovery and shape estimation in still images, UB-URV-UPC, 2014. Slides
Email: moliusimon (at) gmail (dot) com

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Albert Clapés received his Bachelor degree in Computer Science at Universitat de Barcelona (UB) in 2012. He obtained the Master degree in Artificial Intelligence in 2014 at UPC (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya), UB and URV. He did the PhD on action recognition.His reserch interests include computer vision applied to human behavior analysis and human-computer interaction.

Master Thesis: A flexible descriptive framework for the visual analysis of humans: a modality-independent approach, 2014.
PhD Thesis: Learning to recognize human actions: from hand-crafted to deep-learning based visual representations, 2019. Slides
Email: aclapes (at) cvc (dot) uab (dot) cat

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Cristina Palmero received her Bachelor degree in Audiovisual Telecommunication Systems Engineering at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) in 2011. She is currently studying her Master degree in Artificial Intelligence at Universitat de Barcelona (UB), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) and Universitat Rovira  i Virgili (URV). She is mainly interested in signal and image processing and computer vision techniques applied  to human behavior analysis, scene understanding and robotics.

Master Thesis: Trimodal Human Body Segmentation, UB-URV-UPC, 2014.
Master Thesis slides
Email: c (dot) palmero (dot) cantarino (at) gmail (dot) com

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Meysam Madadi received his Bachelor degree in Software Engineering at BuAli Sina university of Hamedan and M.S. degree in Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) in 2007 and 2013, respectively. He did research on human pose recovery and human behavior analysis for his master thesis Extraction of body soft-biometry from 3D videos using Kinect. He is interested in generating and developing new algorithms in these topics applying the knowledge in computer vision and retrieval systems besides machine learning, algorithms design in artificial intelligence, statistics, and linear algebra.

PhD Thesis: Human Segmentation, Pose Estimation and Applications, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 2017. Slides
Email: meysam (dot) madadi (at) gmail (dot) com

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Julio C. S. Jacques Junior received his MS degree in Applied Computing in 2006, from UNISINOS and his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science in 2012, from PUCRS, Brazil. Currently, he is a postdoctoral researcher at the Computer Science, Multimedia and Telecommunications department at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), within the Scene Understanding and Artificial Intelligence (SUnAI) group. He is also a researcher collaborator within the Computer Vision Center (CVC) and Human Pose Recovery and Behavior Analysis group (HuPBA) at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB) and University of Barcelona (UB), as well as within ChaLearn Looking at People. His research interests include, between others, computer vision-based applications with special attention in visual human behavior analysis.

Email: juliojj (at) gmail (dot) com      Personal webpage

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Hugo Bertiche Argila received his Bachelor degree in Aeronautical Engineering at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) in 2015. Afterwards, he obtained the Master degree in Artificial Intelligence in 2017 at UPC, Universitat de Barcelona (UB) and Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV). He is currently a PhD student at UB. His main research line is deep learning for human pose and shape recovery.

Master Thesis: Comparison of motion-based approaches for multi-modal action and gesture recognition from RGB-D, UPC-URV-Universitat de Barcelona, 2017. Slides.
Email: hugo_bertiche (at) hotmail (dot) com

micara

 

Javier Selva Castelló received his Bachelor degree in Computer Science at Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) in 2015. Two years later he got his MSc in Artificial Intelligence from Universitat de Barcelona (UB), Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) and Universitat Rovila i Virgili (URV). Currently he is a Ph.D student at the Universitat de Barcelona. His main research interests include Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing and Computer Vision for human understanding and behaviour analysis.

Master Thesis: A Comprehensive Survey on Deep Future Frame Video Prediction, UB-UPC-URV, 2018. Slides
Email: javier (dot) selvac (at) gmail (dot) com

micara

 

Zejian Zhang received his Bachelor degree in Automation and Control Technology from Central South University, China, in 2010. He worked as an electronic engineer for two years, and later joined a scientific publishing house where he worked as Managing Editor for open access journals. He obtained his Master degree in Computer Science from Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) in 2019. Currently he is a PhD student at the Universitat de Barcelona.

Email: zejian (dot) zhang (dot) mdpi (at) gmail (dot) com

 

Past students and members

Mehdi Mirza-Mohammadi Master Thesis: Contextual Bag-of-Visual-Words and ECOC-Rank for Retrieval and Multi-class Object Recognition. Universitat de Barcelona-URV-UPC, 2009.

2009- Alberto Escudero – Research assistant

Oscar Lopes Master Thesis: Real-time Hand Pose Recognition using Depth Sensors combined with Spherical Shape Model Descriptor. Computer Vision Center, 2012. Slides.

Miguel Pousa Master Thesis: Spherical Blurred Shape Model for Hand Pose Recognition. Computer Vision Center, 2012

2009-2013 – Mario Gorga – Research assistant

2013 – Albert Marieges – Research assistant 

2014 – Vicent Roig – Research assistant

2014 – Guillermo Blasco – Research assistant

2014 – David Corto – Research assistant

2014 – Andres Cenci – Research assistant

Eloi Puertas PhD Thesis: Generalized Stacked Sequential Learning. Universitat de Barcelona, 2014. Slides.

Carlos Puig Master Thesis: Automatic Performance Analysis in Trampoline from RGB-Depth Data. Computer Vision Center, 2014. Slides. Poster. Video Sample.

Oscar Amoros Master Thesis: Parallel error-correcting output codes classification in volume visualization: parallelism for AI and AI for parallelism. Universitat de Barcelona-URV-UPC, 2014. Slides.

2015 – Lukasz Romaszko – Research assistant

Mikkel Thøgersen Master Thesis: Segmentation of rgb-d indoor scenes by stacking random forests and conditional random fields.Aalborg University, 2015. Slides.

Pablo Pardo Master Thesis: Automatic Real and Apparent Age Estimation in Still Images. Slides. Universitat de Barcelona-URV-UPC, 2015

2015 – Marc Pomar – Research assistant

2015 – 2016 Sergi Delgado – Research assistant

Xavier Perez-Sala Master Thesis: Vision-based Navigation and Reinforcement Learning Path Finding for Social Robots. Slides. Universitat de Barcelona-URV-UPC, 2010. PhD Thesis: Extending Procrustes Analysis: Building Multi-view 2-D Models from 3-D Human Shape Samples. Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, 2015.

Antonio Hernández-Vela Master Thesis: Pose and Face Recovery via Spatio-temporal GrabCut Human Segmentation, Computer Vision Center, 2010. PhD Thesis: From pixels to gestures: learning visual representations for human analysis in color and depth data sequences. Universitat de Barcelona, 2015. Slides.

Miguel Ángel Bautista Master Thesis: Sublinear Evolutionary Design of Error-Correcting Output Codes Best Catalonia Prize by the Catalan Association on Artificial Intelligence. Slides, Universitat de Barcelona-URV-UPCa, 2011. PhD Thesis: Learning Error-Correcting Representations for Multi-Class Problems, Universitat de Barcelona, 2015. Slides. Best PhD Award

Gerard Canal Camprodon Master Thesis: Human multi-robot interaction based on gesture recognition. Slides. Universitat de Barcelona-URV-UPC Best Catalonia Prize by the Catalan Association on Artificial Intelligence

Pouya Ahmadmonfared Master Thesis: RGB-D Graph Based Human Body Segmentation for Mattress Recommendation, Computer Vision Center, 2016.

Mohammad Ali Bagheri PhD Thesis: Ensemble Learning for Visual Recognition. Dalhousie University, 2016. Slides.

Marco Bella Master Thesis: Hybrid CNN+LSTM for Face Recognition in Videos. Universitat de Barcelona-URV-UPC, 2016. Slides.

Miguel Reyes Master Thesis: Human Pose Recovery and Behavior Analysis from RGB and Depth Maps, UPC-URV-Universitat de Barcelona, 2011. PhD Thesis: Human Pose Analysis and Gesture Recognition from Depth Maps: Methods and Applications, 2016. Slides.

2016-2017 – Maryam Asadi – PhD research stay

2016-2017 – Oriol Suils – Research assistant

Xavier Serra Master Thesis: Face recognition using Deep Learning, UPC-URV-Universitat de Barcelona, 2017.

Andrei Polzounov Master Thesis: WordFences: Text Localization and Recognition, UPC-URV-Universitat de Barcelona, 2017. Slides.

Víctor Ponce-López Master Thesis: Multi-modal Human Gesture Recognition combining Dynamic Programming and Probabilistic Methods. Slides. Universitat de Barcelona-URV-UPC, 2012. PhD Thesis: Evolutionary Bags of Space-time Features for Human Analysis. 2016. Slides.

Frederic Sampedro PhD Thesis: Automatic image quantification strategies in clinical nuclear medicine and neuroradiology. Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona. 2017. Slides. Best PhD Award

Egils Avots Master Thesis: Garment retexturing using Kinect V2.0, University of Tartu, Robotics and Computer Engineering, 2017. Slides.

Valentin Ramirez Master Thesis: First Approach on Automated Psychomorphological Analysis Implementation via Computer Vision, Universitat de Barcelona, 2017.

Deividas Skiparis Master Thesis: Semantic face segmentation from video streams in the wild, Universitat de Barcelona-URV-UPC, 2017. Slides.

2017 – Julien Bonnier – Research stay

2017 – Mohamed Llyes – Research stay

2017 – Ruben Ballester – Research assistant

Gonzalo Benito Master Thesis: Comparing classical and deep approaches for face recognition in a smartgym application, CVC-UAB-UPC-UPF, 2017. Slides.

Vicent Roig Master Thesis: Multimodal 2DCNN action recognition from RGB-D Data with Video Summarization, Universitat de Barcelona-URV-UPC, 2017. Slides.

Martí Soler Master Thesis: Recovering missing data from human body images, Universitat de Barcelona-URV-UPC, 2018. Slides.

Juanjo Rubio Guillamon Master Thesis: Deep Learning for Infrastructure Damage Categorization, Universitat de Barcelona-URV-UPCa, 2018.

Daniel Natanael Garca Zapata Master Thesis: Deep Learning for Expression Recognition in Image Sequences, Universitat de Barcelona-URV-UPC, 2018. Slides.

Juan Luis Rosa Ramos Master Thesis: Deep Learning for Universal Emotion Recognition in Still images, Universitat de Barcelona-URV-UPCa, 2018. Slides.

Juan Borrego Master Thesis: Fully Convolutional Architectures for Multi-Part Body Segmentation, Universitat de Barcelona-URV-UPC, 2018. Slides.

Xenia Salinas Master Thesis: Spatio-Temporal Emotion Recognition, 2018. 2018 Research assistant

2018 – Swathikiran Sudhakaran – Research stay

2018 – Zhengying Liu – Research stay

2018 – Pau Buch-Cardona – Research assistant

Ricardo Darío Pérez Master Thesis: Multiple attribute analysis for deep learning based apparent personality analysis, Universitat de Barcelona-URV-UPCa, 2018

2019 – Noor Ul Huda – Research stay

Pau Bramon Master Thesis: Deep 3D Pose Regression of Real Objects, Universitat de Barcelona-URV-UPC, 2019. Slides.

Santiago Mazagatos Master Thesis: Multi-Scale Super Resolution With Blind De-noising Using Residual Learning For Digital Art, Universitat de Barcelona-URV-UPC, 2019. Slides.

Pablo Arcos Master Thesis: Virtual Try-on with Generative Adversarial Networks, Universitat de Barcelona-URV-UPC, 2019.

Pablo Lazaro Master Thesis: Non-acted Multi-view Audio-Visual Dyadic Interactions Project: Multi-modal Local Non-verbal Emotion Recognition in Dyadic Scenarios and Audio Speaker Segmentation, Universitat de Barcelona, 2019.

Ruben Barco Master Thesis: Non-acted Multi-view Audio-Visual Dyadic Interactions Project: Multi-modal Recurrent Non-verbal Emotion Recognition in Dyadic Scenarios, Universitat de Barcelona, 2019.

Andreu Masdeu Master Thesis: Non-acted Multi-view Audio-Visual Dyadic Interactions Project: Multitask Learning for Facial Attributes Analysis, Universitat de Barcelona, 2019.

Aleix Casellas Master Thesis: Non-acted Multi-view Audio-Visual Dyadic Interactions Project: Human Pose Recovery in Multi-view Dyadic Interactions, Universitat de Barcelona, 2019.

Daniel Sánchez Master Thesis: ECOC and Graph Cuts Segmentation of Human Limbs, UB-URV-UPC, 2014. Slides. PhD Thesis: Human Body Parts Segmentation via Stacked and Multi-task Learning, Universitat de Barcelona, 2019.

Josep Famadas Master Thesis: Generative Video Face Reenactment by AUs and Gaze Regularization, Universitat de Barcelona-URV-UPC, 2019.

Guillermo Bernárdez Gil Master Thesis: Log-Distributional Approach for Learning Covariate Shift Ratios, Universitat de Barcelona-URV-UPC, 2019. Slides.

2019 – Alexa Moseguí – Research assistant

Alberto López Sánchez Master Thesis: Spatio-temporal Gaze Estimation for Human-Machine and Human-Human Interaction, Universitat de Barcelona-URV-UPC, 2020. Slides.

Daniel Vilanova Gonzalez Master Thesis: Spatio-temporal Face and Body Modelling in Multi-view Dyadic Setups, Universitat de Barcelona-URV-UPC, 2020.

Ciprian Adrian Corneanu  Master Thesis: Facial Expression Analysis of Neurologically Impaired Children, CVC, 2015. Slides. PhD Thesis: Improving Performance and Interpretability in Recognizing Facial Action Units with Deep Neural Networks, 2019. Slides.

Italo Vidal Master Thesis: Deep Regression of Social Signals in Dyadic Scenarios, Universitat de Barcelona-URV-UPC, 2020. Slides.

Razieh Rastgoo PhD Thesis: Accuracy improvement of word sign language recognition using deep learning, Semnan University, 2020.