University Politehnica of Bucharest

LAPI—The Image processing and analysis laboratory

Publications

 

International conferences:

1. D. Coquin, E. Benoit, H. Sawada, B. Ionescu: „Fusion of Hand and Arm Gestures”, SPIE - Optomechatronic Machine Vision, Sapporo, Japan, 5-7 December 2005, (11 pages).

 

2. B. Ionescu, P. Lambert, D. Coquin, V. Buzuloiu: „Fuzzy Color-Based Semantic Characterization of Animation Movies”, IS&T CGIV - 3th European Conference on Colour in Graphics, Imaging, and Vision, University of Leeds, United Kingdom, 19-20 June, 2006, (5 pages).

 

3. B. Ionescu, V. Buzuloiu, P. Lambert, D. Coquin: „Improved Cut Detection for the Segmentation of Animation Movies”, IEEE ICASSP – International Conference on Acoustic, Speech and Signal Processing, Toulouse, France, 15-19 May, 2006, (4 pages, download draft PDF).

 

4. B. Ionescu, D. Coquin, P. Lambert, V. Buzuloiu: „Semantic Characterization of Animation Movies Based on Fuzzy Action and Color Information”, 4th International Workshop on Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval - AMR 2006, Université de Genčve, Switzerland, 27-28 Jully, 2006, (15 pages).

 

5. B. Ionescu, P. Lambert, D. Coquin, L. Ott, V. Buzuloiu: „Animation Movies Trailer Computation”, ACM Multimedia, 22-27 October, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, 2006, (4 pages, link to article, download poster PDF).

 

6. B. Ionescu, P. Lambert, D. Coquin, V. Buzuloiu: “Color-Based Content Retrieval of Animation Movies A Study”, IEEE 5th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing - CBMI 2007, Bordeaux, France, 25-27 June 2007, (8 pages).

 

7. L. Ott, P. Lambert, B. Ionescu, D. Coquin: “Animation Movie Abstraction: Key Frame Adaptative Selection based on Color Histogram Filtering”, Computational Color Imaging Workshop at the International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing - ICIAP 2007, Modena, Italy, 14 September 2007, (6 pages, download PDF).

 

8. F. Deloule, D. Beauchene, P. Lambert, B. Ionescu: “Data Fusion for the Management of Multimedia Documents”, Fusion 2007 - The 10th International Conference on Information Fusion, Québec, Canada, 9-12 June, 2007, (7 pages, download PDF).

 

9. R. Laganiere, R. Bacco, A. Hocevar, P. Lambert, G. Pays, B. Ionescu, “Video Summarization from Spatio-Temporal Features”, ACM Multimedia, Trecvid BBC Rushes Summarization Workshop, Vancouver, Canada, 27 October - 1 November, 2008 (5 pages, link to article, download poster PDF).

 

10. B. Ionescu, C. Rasche, C. Vertan, P. Lambert, “A Contour-Color-Action Approach to Automatic Classification of Several Common Video Genres”, 8th International Workshop on Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval - AMR 2010, 17-18 August, Linz, Austria, 2010 (15 pages, download slides PDF, download draft PDF).

 

11. A. Benoit, M. Ciobotaru, P. Lambert, B. Ionescu, “Similarity Measurement for Animation Movies”, The 17th International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling - MMM 2011, 5-7 January, Taipei, Taiwan, 2011 (9 pages).

 

12. B. Ionescu, C. Vertan, P. Lambert, “Dissolve Detection in Abstract Video Contents”, IEEE ICASSP – International Conference on Acoustic, Speech and Signal Processing, Prague, Czech Republic, (CD-Rom) 22-27 May, 2011, (4 pages, download slides PDF).

 

13. B. Ionescu, C. Vertan, P. Lambert, A. Benoit, A Color-Action Perceptual Approach to the Classification of Animated Movies, ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval - ICMR 2011, Trento, Italy, 17-20 April, 2011 (8 pages, link to article, download draft PDF).

 

14. B. Ionescu, K. Seyerlehner, C. Rasche, C. Vertan, P. Lambert, “Content-based Video Description for Automatic Video Genre Categorization”, The 18th International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling - MMM 2012, 4-6 January, Klagenfurt, Austria, 2012 (12 pages, download draft PDF, 3D visualization interface demo).

 

15. G. Paďs, P. Lambert, D. Beauchęne, F. Deloule, B. Ionescu, “Animated Movie Genre Detection using Symbolic Fusion of Text and Image Descriptors”, IEEE/ACM 10th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing - CBMI 2012, 27-29 June, Annecy, France, 2012 (6 pages, download draft PDF).

 

16. I. Mironică, B. Ionescu, C. Vertan, “Hierarchical Clustering Relevance Feedback for Content-Based Image Retrieval”, IEEE/ACM 10th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing - CBMI 2012, 27-29 June, Annecy, France, 2012 (6 pages, download draft PDF).

 

17. B. Ionescu, K. Seyerlehner, I. Mironică, C. Vertan, P. Lambert, “Automatic Web Video Categorization using Audio-Visual Information and Hierarchical Clustering Relevance Feedback”, 20th European Signal Processing Conference - EUSIPCO 2012, August 27-31, Bucharest, Romania, 2012 (5 pages, download draft PDF).

 

18. I. Mironică, B. Ionescu, C. Vertan, “The Influence of the Similarity Measure to Relevance Feedback”, 20th European Signal Processing Conference - EUSIPCO 2012, August 27-31, Bucharest, Romania, 2012 (5 pages, download draft PDF).

 

19. A.-L. Radu, J. Stöttinger, B. Ionescu, M. Menéndez, F. Giunchiglia, “Representativeness and Diversity in Photos via Crowd-Sourced Media Analysis”, 10th International Workshop on Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval - AMR 2012, October 24-25, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2012 (15 pages, download draft PDF).

 

20. K. Seyerlehner, R. Sonnleitner, M. Schedl, D. Hauger, B. Ionescu, “From Improved Auto-Taggers to Improved Music Similarity Measures”, 10th International Workshop on Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval - AMR 2012, October 24-25, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2012 (10 pages, download draft PDF).

 

21. I. Mironică, B. Ionescu, J. Uijlings, N. Sebe, “Fisher Kernel based Relevance Feedback for Multimodal Video Retrieval”, ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval - ICMR 2013, Dallas, Texas, USA, April 16 - 19, 2013 (8 pages, download draft PDF).

 

22. B. Ionescu, J. Schlüter, I. Mironică, M. Schedl,A Naive Mid-level Concept-based Fusion Approach to Violence Detection in Hollywood Movies”, ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval - ICMR 2013, Dallas, Texas, USA, April 16 - 19, 2013 (8 pages, download draft PDF).

 

23. I. Mironică, B. Ionescu, P. Knees, P. Lambert,An In-Depth Evaluation of Multimodal Video Genre Categorization”, IEEE International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing - CBMI 2013, 17-19 June, Veszprém, Hungary, 2013 (6 pages, download draft PDF, download slides PDF).

 

24. I. Mironică, J. Uijlings, N. Rostamzadeh, B. Ionescu, N. Sebe, “Time Matters! Capturing Variation in Time in Video using Fisher Kernels”, ACM Multimedia, 21-25 October, Barcelona, Spain, 2013 (4 pages, download draft PDF, see the video spotlight).

 

25. A.-L. Radu, B. Ionescu, M. Menéndez, J. Stöttinger, F. Giunchiglia, A. De Angeli, “A Hybrid Machine-Crowd Approach to Photo Retrieval Result Diversification”, 20th International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling - MMM2014, 8-10 January, Dublin, Ireland, 2014 (12 pages, download draft PDF, download demo movie).

 

26. B. Ionescu, A.-L. Radu, M. Menéndez, H. Müller, A. Popescu, B. Loni, Div400: A Social Image Retrieval Result Diversification Dataset”, ACM Multimedia Systems - MMSys2014, 19-21 March, Singapore, 2014 (6 pages, download draft PDF).

 

27. C.-H. Demarty, B. Ionescu, Y.-G. Jiang, V.L. Quang, M. Schedl, C. Penet, “Benchmarking Violent Scenes Detection in Movies”, IEEE International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing - CBMI 2014, 18-20 June, Klagenfurt, Austria, 2014 (6 pages, download draft PDF).

 

28. B. Ionescu, A. Popescu, H. Müller, M. Menéndez, A.-L. Radu, “Benchmarking Result Diversification in Social Image Retrieval”, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing - ICIP 2014, 27-30 October, Paris, France, 2014 (5 pages, download draft PDF).

 

29. A.L. Gînscă, A. Popescu, B. Ionescu, A. Armagan, I. Kanellos, Toward Estimating User Tagging Credibility for Social Image Retrieval”, ACM International Conference on Multimedia - ACM MM 2014, 3-7 November, Orlando, Florida, USA, 2014 (4 pages, download draft PDF).

 

30. B. Ionescu, A. Popescu, M. Lupu, A.L. Gînscă, B. Boteanu, H. Müller, Div150Cred: A Social Image Retrieval Result Diversification with User Tagging Credibility Dataset”, ACM Multimedia Systems - MMSys2015, 18-20 March, Portland, Oregon, USA, 2015 (6 pages, download draft PDF).

 

31. A.I. Purică, E.G. Mora, B. Pesquet-Popescu, M. Cagnazzo, B. Ionescu, “Improved View Synthesis by Motion Warping and Temporal Hole Filling”, IEEE ICASSP – International Conference on Acoustic, Speech and Signal Processing, Brisbane, Australia, 19-24 April, 2015, (5 pages, download draft PDF).

 

32. A.-L. Radu, A. Autayeu, B. Ionescu, F. Giunchiglia, High Quality Photo Collection via Gamification”, European Conference on Information Retrieval - ECIR, International Workshop on Gamification for Information Retrieval - GamifIR, 29 March - 02 April, Vienna, Austria, 2015 (7 pages, download PDF).

 

33. I. Mironică, I. Duță, B. Ionescu, N. Sebe, “Beyond Bag-of-Words: Fast Video Classification with Fisher Kernel Vector of Locally Aggregated Descriptors”, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo - ICME, 29 June - 3 July, Torino, Italy, 2015 (6 pages, download draft PDF).

 

34. N. Rekabsaz, R. Bierig, B. Ionescu, A. Hanbury, M. Lupu, "On the Use of Statistical Semantics for Metadata-based Social Image Retrieval", International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing - CBMI, June 10-12, Prague, Czech Republic, 2015 (4 pages, download draft PDF).

 

35. N. Voiron, A. Benoit, P. Lambert, A. Filip, B. Ionescu, "Semi-supervised Spectral Clustering with automatic propagation of pairwise constraints", International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing - CBMI, June 10-12, Prague, Czech Republic, 2015 (6 pages, download draft PDF).

 

36. M. Schedl, M. Sjoberg, I. Mironică, B. Ionescu, V. L. Quang, Y.-G. Jiang, C.-H. Demarty, "VSD2014: A Dataset for Violent Scenes Detection in Hollywood Movies and Web Videos", International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing - CBMI, June 10-12, Prague, Czech Republic, 2015 (6 pages, download draft PDF).

 

37. B. Boteanu, I. Mironică, B. Ionescu, "Hierarchical Clustering Pseudo-Relevance Feedback for Social Image Search Result Diversification", International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing - CBMI, June 10-12, Prague, Czech Republic, 2015 (6 pages, download draft PDF).

 

38. N. Rostamzadeh, J. Uijlings, I. Mironică, M.K. Abadi, B. Ionescu, N. Sebe, Cluster Encoding for Modelling Temporal Variation in Video”, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing - ICIP, September 27-30, Quebec City, Canada, 2015 (5 pages, download draft PDF).

 

39. C.A. Mitrea, T. Piatrik, B. Ionescu, M. Neville, “Retrieval of Distinctive Regions of Interest from Video Surveillance Footage: A Real Use Case Study”, IET International Conference on Imaging for Crime Prevention and Detection - ICDP, July 15-17, London, UK, 2015 (6 pages, download draft PDF).

 

40. C.A. Mitrea, S. Carată, B. Ionescu, T. Piatrik, M. Ghenescu, “Ensemble-based Learning Using Few Training Samples for Video Surveillance Scenarios”, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing Theory, Tools and Applications - IPTA, November 10-13, Orleans, France, 2015 (6 pages, download draft PDF).

 

41. A.I. Purică, M. Cagnazzo, B. Pesquet-Popescu, F. Dufaux, B. Ionescu, “A Distortion Evaluation Framework in 3D Video View Synthesis”, International Conference on 3D Imaging - IC3D,  14-15 December, Liege, Belgium, 2015 (8 pages, download draft PDF - Best Paper and Lumiere Awards).

 

42. A.I. Purică, M. Cagnazzo, B. Pesquet-Popescu, F. Dufaux, B. Ionescu, “View Synthesis based on Temporal Prediction via Warped Motion Vector Fields”, IEEE ICASSP – International Conference on Acoustic, Speech and Signal Processing, 20-25 March, Shanghai, China, 2016 (5 pages, download draft PDF).

 

43. B. Ionescu, A.L. Gînscă, B. Boteanu, M. Lupu, A. Popescu, H. Müller, Div150Multi: A Social Image Retrieval Result Diversification Dataset with Multi-topic Queries”, ACM Multimedia Systems - MMSys2016, 10-13 May, Klagenfurt, Austria, 2016 (6 pages, download draft PDF).

 

44. I.C. Duța, J.R.R. Uijlings, T.A. Nguyen, K. Aizawa, A.G. Hauptmann, B. Ionescu, N. Sebe, "Histograms of Motion Gradients for Real-Time Video Classification", International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing - CBMI, June 15-17, Bucharest, Romania, 2016 (6 pages, download draft PDF).

 

45. N. Voiron, A. Benoit, P. Lambert, B. Ionescu, "Deep Learning vs Spectral Clustering into an Active Clustering with Pairwise Constraints Propagation", International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing - CBMI, June 15-17, Bucharest, Romania, 2016 (6 pages, download draft PDF).

 

46. I.C. Duță, T.A. Nguyen, K. Aizawa, B. Ionescu, N. Sebe, "Boosting VLAD with Double Assignment using Deep Features for Action Recognition in Videos”, International Conference on Pattern Recognition - ICPR, December 4-5, Cancun, Mexico, 2016 (6 pages, download draft PDF).

 

47. I.C. Duță, B. Ionescu, K. Aizawa, N. Sebe, "Spatio-temporal VLAD Encoding for Human Action Recognition in Videos”, International Conference on Multimedia Modeling - MMM, January 4-6, Reykjavík, Iceland, 2017 (12 pages, download draft PDF).

 

48. I.C. Duță, B. Ionescu, K. Aizawa, N. Sebe, “Spatio-Temporal Vector of Locally Max Pooled Features for Action Recognition in Videos”, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition – CVPR, July 21-26, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2017 (11 pages, download draft PDF).

 

49. I.C. Duță, B. Ionescu, K. Aizawa, N. Sebe, “Simple, Efficient and Effective Encodings of Local Deep Features for Video Action Recognition”, ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval – ICMR, June 6-9, Bucharest, Romania, 2017 (8 pages, download draft PDF).