The Department of Computer Science & The Computer Science Graduate Student Organization (GSOCS) Present the Invited Speaker Series
Dr. Serge Belongie
Fine Grained Visual Category Recognition and Perceptual Embedding
Friday, September 16th at noon
Location: EB-110, Engineering Building
Abstract: In this talk I will provide an overview of my group’s research projects at Cornell Tech involving Computer Vision, Machine Learning and Human in the Loop Computing. Specific examples of projects we will cover include bird identification, learning perceptual embeddings of food and the Visipedia.org initiative.
Bio: Serge Belongie received a B.S. (with honor) in EE from Caltech in 1995 and a Ph.D. in EECS from Berkeley in 2000. While at Berkeley, his research was supported by an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. From 2001-2013 he was a professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at University of California, San Diego. He is currently a professor at Cornell Tech and the Department of Computer Science at Cornell University. His research interests include Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Crowdsourcing and Human-in-theLoop Computing. He is also a co-founder of several companies including Digital Persona, Anchovi Labs and Orpix. He is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award, the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, the MIT Technology Review "Innovators Under 35" Award and the Helmholtz Prize for fundamental contributions in Computer Vision.