Talk: Alex Kot from NTU, Singapore

The first DéjàVu invited talk happened this week, on Nov. 27th, at IC/Unicamp. In his talk, Prof. Alex Kot, director of ROSE Lab at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, presented the most relevant ongoing research project at the Rapid-Rich Object Search (ROSE) Lab, which is comprised of 12 faculty, 26 research staff and a total of 48 PhD students from the Schools of Electrical & Electronic Engineering (EEE) and Computer Science & Engineering (SCSE) at the NTU.

The ROSE Lab is focusing on visual object search (including object classification, recognition, & retrieval); deep learning & visual analytics (including anomaly detection, pedestrian detection, person re-identification, object tracking, action recognition); as well as multimedia forensics & biometrics (including face spoofing & liveness detection) Since 2012, the ROSE Lab has secured 24 industry partners, including Tencent (one of the largest Internet companies in Asia), NVIDIA (the world’s leading visual computing company), Accenture (one of the world’s leading management consulting companies), and OMRON (a leading Japanese industry automation company).

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