Advanced Topics in Computer Vision (048921) -Tentative list of topics

Winter 2012-2013

Tentative list of topics

Below you may find a tentative list of topics. You may suggest to me (via email) other topics which are of interest to you and do not appear on the list below (please include a list of relevant papers).
You should wait for my formal confirmation before starting to work on a topic.


  • Salient features
  • Image saliency
    • (Taken by Shai Krakovski) Efficient Salient Region Detection with Soft Image Abstraction
      Ming-Ming Cheng      Jonathan Warrell       Wen-Yan Lin        Shuai Zheng       Vibhav Vineet         Nigel Crook
      ICCV 2013
    • (Taken by David Dov) Saliency detection: A boolean map approach.
      Zhang, Jianing and Sclaroff, Stan
      ICCV 2013
  • (Taken by Avi Marciano) Interesting images
  • Salient events in video
  • Saliency in depth images
    • (Taken by Daniel Segal) Depth Matters: Influence of Depth Cues on Visual Saliency
      Lang Congyan, Tam Nguyen, harish Katti, Karthik Yadati, Shuicheng Yan, Mohan Kankanhalli
      ECCV 2012


Matching and features



RGBD (Working with depth data)



Video summarization