James M. Rehg

           Professor
           School of Interactive Computing
           College of Computing
           Georgia Institute of Technology

 

 

News:

September 2014: BioGlass project received press coverage Wired UK | New Scientist | MIT Tech Review.

September 2014: Organized The First International Workshop on Video Segmentation with Thomas Brox, Fabio Galasso, Bernt Schiele and Fuxin Li, held in conjunction with ECCV 2014.

July 2014: Maithilee Kunda received a Rising Star in EECS award.

December 2013: Organized IEEE Workshop on Decoding Subtle Cues from Social Interactions with David Forsyth and Yin Li, held in conjunction with ICCV 2013.

December 2013: Face Tracking and Eye Contact Detection Using A Single Pair of Glasses demo given by Yin Li at ICCV 2013.

December 2013: Keynote speech at the workshop on Wearable Computer Vision Systems in conjunction with ICCV 2013.

September 2013: One oral and two posters accepted for ICCV 2013.

June 2013: The Multimodal Dyadic Behavior (MMDB) dataset (multimodal behavorial recordings of toddlers) has been released.

May 2013: Alireza successfully defended his thesis. He will be starting a post-doc with Fei-Fei Li in July 2013.

April 2013: Zhefan Ye wins second place in the UROC symposium for his research on "Detecting Eye Contact Using Wearable Eye-Tracking Glasses".

March 2013: Akshay Gupta received the runners up and honorable mention to the IEEE & Eta Kappa Nu Alton B. Zerby and Carl T. Koerner Outstanding Electrical or Computer Engineering Student Award.

Dec. 2012: Method of the Year Award from Nature Methods: Paper with Matt Crane and Hang Lu was selected as a Method to Watch for 2012.

Nov. 2012: Fuxin Li joined our group as a research scientist

Sept. 12: Organizing Committee, AAAI 2013 Spring Symposium on Weakly Supervised Learning from Multimedia, Stanford, CA

Nov. 2012: Keynote Talk at ACML 2012, Singapore

Nov. 2012: Program co-Chair, ACCV 2012, Daejeon, Korea

June 2012: Organizing Committee, Second IEEE Workshop on Egocentric Vision, Providence, RI


Recent Publications   [Google Scholar | Microsoft Academic]

A. Gupta, Y.-Y. Liu, J. Sun and J. M. Rehg. "Visualizing State-Based Hypertenstion Progression Models." In IEEE Vis 2014 EHRVis Workshop, Paris, France.
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J. Hernandez, Yin Li, J. M. Rehg and R. W. Picard. "Physiological Parameter Estimation Using a Head-mounted Wearable Device." In MOBIHEALTH 2014, Athens, Greece.
[ PDF ] : [ Project Webpage ]

A. Ciptadi, M. S. Goodwin and J. M. Rehg. "Movement Pattern Histogram for Action Recognition and Retrieval." In Proc of ECCV 2014, Zurich, Switzerland.
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A. Kundu, Y. Li, F. Daellert, F. Li and J. M. Rehg. "Joint Semantic Segmentation and 3D Reconstruction from Monocular Video." In Proc of ECCV 2014, Zurich, Switzerland.
[ PDF ] : [ Project Webpage ]

D. Park, A. Kapusta, Y. K. Kim, J. M. Rehg, and C. Kemp. "Learning to Reach into the Unknown: Selecting an Initial Condition When Reaching in Clutter." In Proc of IROS 2014, Chicago, IL.

A. Humayun, F. Li, and J. M. Rehg. "RIGOR: Reusing Inference in Graph Cuts for generating Object Regions." In Proc of CVPR 2014, Columbus, OH.
[ PDF ] : [ Project Webpage ]

Y. Li, X. Hou, C. Koch, J. M. Rehg, and A. L. Yuille. "The Secrets of Salient Object Segmentation ." In Proc of CVPR 2014, Columbus, OH.
[ PDF ] : [ Project Webpage ]

F. Li, T. Kim, A. Humayun, D. Tsai, and J. M. Rehg. "Video Segmentation by Tracking Many Figure-Ground Segments." In Proc of ICCV 2013, Sydney, Australia.
[ PDF ] : [ Project Webpage ] : [ SegTrack v2 Dataset ]

Y. Li, A. Fathi, and J. M. Rehg. "Learning to Predict Gaze in Egocentric Video." In Proc of ICCV 2013, Sydney, Australia. Oral Presentation.
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J. Xu (U Wisc), V. Ithapu (U Wisc), L. Mukherjee (U Wisc Whitewater), J. M. Rehg, and V. Singh (U Wisc). "GOSUS: Grassmannian Online Subspace Updates with Structured-Sparsity." In Proc of ICCV 2013, Sydney, Australia.
[ PDF ] : [ Project Webpage ]

T. Hermans, F. Li, J. M. Rehg, and A. F. Bobick. "Learning Contact Locations for Pushing and Orienting Unknown Objects." In Proc of IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robotics (Humanoids) 2013, Atlanta, GA.
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T. Bhattacharjee, A. Kapusta, J. M. Rehg, and C. Kemp. "Rapid Categorization of Object Properties from Incidental Contact with a Tactile Sensing Robot Arm." In Proc of IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robotics (Humanoids) 2013, Atlanta, GA.

A. Ciptadi, T. Hermans, and J. M. Rehg. "An In Depth View of Saliency." In Proc of British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC) 2013, Bristol, United Kingdom.
[ PDF ] : [ Project Webpage ]

J. Wu, N. Liu, C. Geyer, and J. M. Rehg. "C4: A Real-time Object Detection Framework." In IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, 2013.
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T. Hermans, F. Li, J. M. Rehg, and A. F. Bobick. "Learning Stable Pushing Locations." In Proc of IEEE International Conference on Developmental Learning and Epigenetic Robotics (ICDL-EPIROB) 2013, Osaka, Japan.
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J. M. Rehg, G. D. Abowd, A. Rozga, M. Romero, M. A. Clements, S. Sclaroff, I. Essa, O. Y. Ousley, Y. Li, C. Kim, H. Rao, J. C. Kim, L. L. Presti, J. Zhang, D. Lantsman, J. Bidwell, and Z. Ye. "Decoding Children's Social Behavior." In Proc of CVPR 2013, Portland, OR.
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A. Fathi, and J. M. Rehg. "Modeling Actions through State Changes." In Proc of CVPR 2013, Portland, OR.
This work was partially funded by the Intel Science and Technology Center for Pervasive Computing.
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T. Hermans, J. M. Rehg, and A. Bobick. "Decoupling Behavior, Perception, and Control for Autonomous Learning of Affordances." In Proc of ICRA 2013, Vilamoura, Portugal.
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M. M. Crane, J. N. Stirman, C.-Y. Ou, P. T. Kurshan, J. M. Rehg, K. Shen, and H. Lu. "Autonomous screening of C. elegans identifies genes implicated in synaptogenesis." In Nature Methods, 2012. DOI: 10.1038/NMETH.2141.
[ Nature Methods Link ] : [ Method to Watch for 2012 ]

K. Prabhakar, and J. M. Rehg. "Categorizing Turn-Taking Interactions." In Proc of ECCV 2012, Florence, Italy.
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A. Fathi, Y. Li, and J. M. Rehg. "Learning to Recognize Daily Actions using Gaze." In Proc of ECCV 2012, Florence, Italy.
[ PDF ] : [ Project Webpage ]

T. Bhattacharjee, J. M. Rehg, and C. C. Kemp. "Haptic Classification and Recognition of Objects Using a Tactile Sensing Forearm." In Proc of IROS 2012, Vilamoura, Portugal.
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T. Hermans, J. M. Rehg, and A. Bobick. "Guided Pushing for Object Singulation." In Proc of IROS 2012, Vilamoura, Portugal.
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Y.-Y. Liu, M. Chen, H. Ishikawa, G. Wollstein, J. S. Schuman, and J. M. Rehg. "Automated Foveola Localization in Retinal 3D-OCT Images Using Structural Support Vector Machine Prediction." In Proc of MICCAI 2012, Nice, France.
[ PDF ] : [ Project Webpage ]

A. Fathi, J. K. Hodgins, and J. M. Rehg. "Social Interactions: A First-Person Perspective." In Proc of CVPR 2012, Providence, RI.
[ PDF ] : [ Project Webpage ]

L. Wang, Y. Li, J. Jia, J. Sun, D. P. Wipf, and J. M. Rehg. "Learning Sparse Covariance Patterns for Natural Scenes." In Proc of CVPR 2012, Providence, RI.
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A. Matic, P. Mehta, J. M. Rehg, V. Osmani, and O. Mayora. "Monitoring Dressing Activity Failures through RFID and Video." In Methods of Information in Medicine, Issue 1, 2012 (Vol. 51).
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D. Tsai, M. Flagg, A. Nakazawa, and J. M. Rehg. "Motion Coherent Tracking Using Multi-label MRF Optimization." In International Journal of Computer Vision, 2012.
[ Springer Link ]

J. Wu, W.-C. Tan, and J. M. Rehg. "Efficient and Effective Visual Codebook Generation Using Additive Kernels." In Journal of Machine Learning Research, Nov. 2011 (Vol. 12).
[ JMLR Link ]

D. Tsai, Y. Jing, Y. Liu, H. A. Rowley, S. Ioffe, and J. M. Rehg. "Large-Scale Image Annotation using Visual Synset." In Proc of ICCV 2011, Barcelona, Spain.
[ PDF ] : [ Project Webpage ]

A. Fathi, A. Farhadi, and J. M. Rehg. "Understanding Egocentric Activities." In Proc of ICCV 2011, Barcelona, Spain.
This work was partially funded by the Intel Science and Technology Center for Pervasive Computing.
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Y.-Y. Liu, H. Ishikawa, M. Chen, G. Wollstein, J. S. Duker, J. G. Fujimoto, J. S. Schuman, and J. M. Rehg. "Computerized Macular Pathology Diagnosis in Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Scans Based on Multiscale Texture and Shape Features." In Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Oct. Number 11, 2011 (Vol. 52).
[ IOVS Link ]

Y.-Y. Liu, M. Chen, H. Ishikawa, G. Wollstein, J. S. Schuman, and J. M. Rehg. "Automated Macular Pathology Diagnosis in Retinal OCT Images using Multi-scale Spatial Pyramid and Local Binary Patterns in Texture and Shape Encoding." In Medical Image Analysis, Oct. Issue 5, 2011 (Vol. 15).
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A. Fathi, M. F. Balcan, X. Ren, and J. M. Rehg. "Combining Self Training and Active Learning for Video Segmentation." In Proc. of BMVC 2011, Dundee, United Kingdom
This work was partially funded by the Intel Science and Technology Center for Pervasive Computing.
[ BMVC Proceedings ]

J. Wu and J. M. Rehg. "CENTRIST: A Visual Descriptor for Scene Categorization." In IEEE Trans. PAMI, Issue 8, 2011 (Vol. 33).
[ PDF ] : [ Project Webpage ]

A. Fathi, X. Ren, and J. M. Rehg. "Learning to Recognize Objects in Egocentric Activities." In Proc. of CVPR 2011, Colorado Springs, CO.
This work was partially funded by the Intel Science and Technology Center for Pervasive Computing.
[ PDF ] : [ Project Webpage ]

J. Wu, C. Geyer, and J. M. Rehg. "Real-Time Human Detection Using Contour Cues." In Proc. of ICRA 2011, Shanghai, China.
[ PDF ] : [ Project Webpage ]


Projects


Teaching

Spring 2013
Introduction to Probabilistic Graphical Models (CS 8803 PGM)
MWF 2:00-3:00
ES&T L1105

Fall 2011
Introduction to Probabilistic Graphical Models (CS 8803 PGM)
MWF 3:00-4:00
CCB 102

Spring 2011
Introduction to Behavior Imaging (CS 4803/8803 BHI)
MWF 2:00 - 3:00
ES&T L1175

Fall 2010
Computer Vision (CS 4495/7495)
Tu-Th 4:30 - 6:00
CCB 16


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Contact

The best way to reach me is by email.
rehg@cc.gatech.edu
Phone: 404-894-9105

Office: CCB 315 (Directions)

Affiliations

co-Director, Computational Perception Lab
Associate Director of Research, Center for Robotics and Intelligent Machines (RIM@GT)
Health Systems Institute
GVU Center


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Biography

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Consulting

Dr. Rehg has an active consulting practice based upon his expertise and experience in computer vision, robotics, medical imaging, machine learning, pattern recognition, and human-computer interaction. Some of his current and past clients include Disney, Intel, iRobot, Mitsubishi, and Mobile Intelligence.