University Politehnica of Bucharest

LAPI—The Image processing and analysis laboratory

B.S., M.S., PhD degrees and Postdoc

 

B.S. projects:

2007-2008

 

Alexandra Păcureanu: “Symbolic Description of the Action Content in Animated Movies”, developed jointly with LISTIC, Polytech'Savoie, Annecy-France (Prof. Patrick Lambert).

 

 

2008-2009

 

Alexandru Marin: “Investigations on Applying Stein’s Principle for SENSE pMRI Reconstruction in the Wavelet Domain”, developed jointly with LI, University Paris-Est, “Gaspard Monge” Institute, France (Prof. Jean-Christophe Pesquet, C.R. CNRS dr.ing. Caroline Chaux).

 

Cosmin Ion-Petrescu: “Motion Estimation Techniques in Video Indexing”, LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

 

 

2014-2015

 

Gabriel Petrescu: “Intelligent Video Browsing Interfaces”, LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

 

 

2015-2016

 

Tiberiu Petre: “Kinect-based Systems”, LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

 

 

2016-2017

 

Roxana Vasile: “Video Surveillance Content-based Retrieval”, CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

 

Mihaela Radu: “Heart Rate Estimation with Kinect”, CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

 

Bogdan Guliman: “Traffic Sign Recognition”, CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

 

Sebastian Moraru: “Unattended Luggage Detection for Video Surveillance”, CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

 

Mihai Fintoiu: “Intelligent Drone System with Computer Vision Capabilities”, CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

 

Radu Stroe: “Mobile Platform for Intelligent Commute Sharing”, CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

 

 

M.S. projects:

2009-2010

 

Diana Grama: “People Detection using Contour Information in Video Surveillance Videos”, LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

 

 

2010-2011

 

Vlad Dima: “A 3D System for Navigating through Multimedia Databases”, LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

 

George Zaharia: “Video Quality Assessment”, LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

 

 

2011-2012

 

Bogdan Alecu: “Robust Background Substraction”, developed jointly with LISTIC, Polytech Annecy-Chambery, Annecy-France (Prof. Patrick Lambert, Dr. Michel CINTRACT) and in cooperation with Eboo Solutions (private company developing video surveillance solutions). Socrates-Erasmus mobility.

 

Iulia Cazan: “Video Genre Classification”, developed jointly with LISTIC, Polytech Annecy-Chambery, Annecy-France (Prof. Patrick Lambert). Socrates-Erasmus mobility.

 

Livia Anca Radu: Crawling Media for Tagging Locations on Large Scale”, developed jointly with Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, University of Trento, Italy (SR Julian Stöttinger, Prof. Fausto Giunchiglia).

 

 

2012-2013

 

Calotă Anamaria - Mihaela: “Automatic Multimedia Categorization”, LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

 

Irina-Emilia Nicolae: “Versatile Layered Video Coding based on Scalable Distributed Video Coding”, developed jointly with the Multimedia Group, Télécom ParisTech, France (Prof. Beatrice Pesquet-Popescu).

 

Corina Macovei: “Multilateral Layered Video Coding Based on Distributed Video Coding and Scalable Distributed Video Coding”, developed jointly with the Multimedia Group, Télécom ParisTech, France (Prof. Frederic Dufaux).

 

Andrei Purică: “View Synthesis Techniques in Multiview Video plus Depth Coding”, developed jointly with the Multimedia Group, Télécom ParisTech, France (Prof. Beatrice Pesquet-Popescu).

 

Ionuț Duță: “Detection and Localization of Objects in Images”, developed jointly with the MHUG group, University of Trento, Italy (SR Jasper Uijlings, Prof. Nicu Sebe).

 

 

2013-2014

 

Bogdan Boteanu: “Enforcing Diversity in Photo Retrieval”, LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

 

Andrei Filip: “Large-Scale Concept Detection in Videos”, developed jointly with LISTIC, Polytech'Savoie, Annecy-France (Prof. Patrick Lambert). Socrates-Erasmus mobility.

 

Mădălina Tița: Mining Events from Social Media using Visual Content, Contextual Information and Event Saliency Models”, developed jointly with the MultiMedia Signal Processing and Understanding Lab, University of Trento, Italy (Prof. Francesco de Natale, Assoc.Prof. Giulia Boato).

 

Mihai Pușcaș: “Logo/Commercial Detection”, developed jointly with the MHUG group, University of Trento, Italy (Prof. Nicu Sebe).

 

Vlad Ruxandu: “A Study on Holographic Compression Techniques”, developed jointly with the Multimedia Group, Télécom ParisTech, France (Prof. Beatrice Pesquet-Popescu). Socrates-Erasmus mobility.

 

Ioan Chera: “Multimedia Browsing Interfaces”, LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

 

 

2014-2015

 

Tiberiu Loncea: “Human-Computer Interaction with Depth Cameras”, LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

 

 

2015-2016

 

Ciprian Ionașcu: “Human Action Recognition in Video Surveillance”, developed jointly with LISTIC, Polytech Annecy-Chambery, Annecy-France (Prof. Patrick Lambert). Socrates-Erasmus mobility.

 

Liviu Ștefan: “Advanced Face Recognition and Tracking”, LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania (co-supervisior Ionuț Mironică).

 

 

2016-2017

 

Gabriel Petrescu: “Multimedia Browsing Systems for Interactive Tables”, CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

 

Dragoș Mutașcu: “Mobile-based 3D Reconstruction for Virtual Clothing”, CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

 

Victor Rădulescu: “Augmented Reality for Smart Cities”, CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

 

Mihail Rădulescu: “Games with Purpose for City Park Mapping”, CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

 

Cristina Mirea: “Intelligent Monitoring System for Marathons”, CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania (co-supervisor Ionuț Mironică).

 

Alexandru Toma: “Automatic Recognition of Plant Species”, CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

 

Alexandra Popescu: “Automatic Fingerprint Recognition”, CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

 

Alina Bănică: “Reinforced Learning for Autonomous Systems”, CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

 

Eduard Petrescu: “3D Reconstruction via Camera Arrays”, CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

 

 

PhD students:

2012 - 2013

 

Ionuț Mironică: “Fisher Kernel Paradigm in the Context of Image Retrieval”, University Politehnica of Bucharest; in cooperation with University of Trento (SR Jasper Uijlings, Prof. Nicu Sebe). Socrates-Erasmus mobility.

 

 

2012 - 2015

 

Cătălin Mitrea: Content-based Multimedia Retrieval using Cellular Neural Networks”, University Politehnica of Bucharest; in cooperation with Queen Mary University of London (Dr. Tomas Piatrik, Prof. Ebroul Izquierdo).

 

Anca-Livia Radu: “Large Scale Media Analysis via Media Fusion and Crowdsourcing”, co-tutelle thesis between University Politehnica of Bucharest and University of Trento (Prof. Fausto Giunchiglia).

 

 

2013 - 2016

 

Andrei Purică: “Semantic Video Coding”, co-tutelle thesis between University Politehnica of Bucharest and Telecom ParisTech (Prof. Frederic Dufaux, Prof. Beatrice Pesquet-Popescu).

 

Ionuț Duță: “Crossmedia Knowledge Extraction”, University of Trento (Prof. Nicu Sebe).

 

 

2014 - 2017

 

Mihai Pușcaș: “Large Scale Multimedia Retrieval”, University of Trento (Prof. Nicu Sebe).

 

Bogdan Boteanu: “Machine Learning for Information Retrieval”, University Politehnica of Bucharest; in cooperation with University of Houston (Prof. Ioannis Kakadiaris).

 

 

2015 - 2018

 

Mihai Gabriel Constantin: “Automatic Analysis of the Visual Impact of Multimedia Data”, University Politehnica of Bucharest.

 

 

2016 - 2019

 

Liviu Ștefan: “Deep Learning for Multimedia Content Classification”, University Politehnica of Bucharest; in cooperation with  University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland in Sierre (Prof. Henning Müller).

 

Mihai Dogariu: “Unsupervised Deep Learning for Multimedia Content Classification”, University Politehnica of Bucharest.

 

Șeila Abdulamit: “Big Multimedia Social Data Processing and Analysis”, University Politehnica of Bucharest.

 

 

Postdoc students:

2014 - 2015

 

Ionuț Mironică: “Large Scale Content-Based Search of Multimedia Information”, LAPI - Video Processing Group, University Politehnica of Bucharest (webpage http://alpha.imag.pub.ro/~imironica/).