Author: Janusz Konrad

Konrad named IEEE SPS Distinguished Lecturer

IEEE Signal Processing Society has named Prof. Konrad its Distinguished Lecturer for the period 2019-2020. Each year, five members of the Society are recognized with this honor. Prof. Konrad will travel to deliver lectures on topics ranging from privacy-preserving visual analytics to user authentication to autonomous video surveillance.

Contribution of Gaudreau and Konrad appears in Brain

Research results from Amanda Gaudreau’s (PhD’17) dissertation just appeared in the January 2018 issue of Brain, a Journal of Neurology by Oxford Academic, in an article entitled “Concussion, microvascular injury, and early tauopathy in young athletes after impact head injury and an impact concussion mouse model”. Amanda contributed to image analysis of mouse brains that showed tau […]

Konrad leads a team to win $1M ARPA-E grant

Profs. Konrad jointly with Profs. Ishwar and Little from ECE and Prof. Gevelber from ME won a $1M grant from the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) entitled “Scalable, Dual-Mode Occupancy Sensing for Commercial Venues”. The team will develop an occupancy sensing system to estimate the number of people in commercial spaces and monitor how this […]

TSWC-2017 Technical Program Announced

Paper acceptance for the 2017 Traffic Surveillance Workshop and Challenge (TSWC-2017) organized within CVPR Workshops (CVPRW) has been completed and workshop’s program is available at http://tcd.miovision.com/challenge/tswc2017

Konrad co-organizes TSWC 2017

I am one of the organizers of the 2017 Traffic Surveillance Workshop and Challenge to be held in conjunction with CVPR 2017 in Honolulu, HI, USA. See the web site for details: http://tcd.miovision.com/challenge/tswc2017  

MIO-TCD surveillance dataset released

I was part of an international team of researchers from Canada, China and the United States who developed a a traffic surveillance dataset, MIO-TCD (http://tcd.miovision.com). The dataset consists of over half a million images acquired at different times of day and different periods of the year by 8,000 traffic cameras in Canada and the United States. […]

Konrad co-chairs tutorials at ICIP-2015

Jointly with Prof. André Zaccarin of the Université de Laval in Canada, I chaired the tutorials at the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, ICIP-2015 held in Québec City from Sep. 27 to Sep. 30, 2015. A very successful full-day event, the tutorial day included 9 sessions on topics of contemporary importance, with “Machine […]

Konrad delivers a keynote in Canada

On June 29, 2015, I delivered a keynote lecture entitled “Towards privacy-preserving recognition of human activities” at the Annual Workshop of the Sherbrooke Research Center for Intelligent Environments held in Mont Orford, Quebec, Canada.