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Visual computing research seminars

The VLunch meeting is a regular event to discuss research of interest to the Visual Computing Group.

Seminars will be held at 11:10.

All are welcome to attend. More seminars will be added to the list throughout the year so please check back regularly.

12 December 2020Stefano Zappala, Julien SchroeterTBA
12 December 2020Ian Grimstead (Office for National Statistics)Estimating vehicle and pedestrian activity from town and city traffic cameras
18 November 2020Ethan Dickson (Cardiff University and Orbital Media), Joseph Redfern, Frank LangbeinMixed session on hot topics and useful tools
4 November 2020Ethan Dickson (Cardiff University and Orbital Media)Speech-Driven Avatar Synthesis
29 April 2020Hongjin LyuWatercolour style transfer
22 April 2020Meijing Gao (Yanshan University, China)Optical micro-scanning thermal microscope imaging system
18 March 2020Sen-Zhe Xu (Tsinghua University, China)Simultaneous multi-attribute image-to-image translation
11 March 2020Zhongyu Jiang (Tianjin University, China)Reference Guided Face Super-Resolution via 3D Morphable Modeling
4 March 2020Qian Xie (Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China)A brief introduction of deep learning on 3D point cloud
26 February 2020Han LiuGranular Computing Based Machine Learning for Deep Processing of Unstructured Data
19 February 2020Salma Al-QazzazDeep Learning-based Brain Tumour Image Segmentation with Extension to Stroke lesion Segmentation
12 February 2020Fahd Alhamazani3DSA-GAN: 3D Self-Attention GAN for Shape Completion from Single-View Depth Images
5 February 2020Brendan McCane
University of Otago, New Zealand
3D reconstruction of vertebrae from bi-planar x-rays
29 January 2020Paul RosinNeural Style Transfer with Additional Information
22 January 2020Mark Hall
The Open University
This is not funny
15 January 2020Emin Zerman
Trinity College Dublin
Perception and quality assessment for immersive imaging technologies
5 January 2020Feng Zhou
Beihang University, China
A small talk on semantic segmentation from RGB to RGBD
4 December 2019Dalia Alfarasani Measuring 3D mesh saliency using eye tracker
27 November 2019Roberto DykeShape correspondence and registration with non-isometric deformations
20 November 2019Yukun Lai Generative models for images and 3D shapes
13 November 2019Richard BoothA brief introduction to belief revision and some potential connections with computer vision
6 November 2019Yue Peng
University of Science and Technology of China
Accelerating ADMM for efficient simulation and optimization
30 October 2019Daniel FinneganHis recently CHI paper submission
23 October 2019Yipeng Qin Towards understanding how GANs really work
16 October 2019Bailin DengTowards scalable geometry processing (without solving linear systems)
17 July 2019Changhao Chen (National University of Defense Technology, China)

Learning methods for robust localization

17 July 2019Xiaofeng He (National University of Defense Technology, China)Bio-inspired navigation technology
12 June 2019Matthias TrederPredictive modelling of MR images using convolutional neural networks
5 June 2019Ran Song and Karina Rodriguez Echavarria
University of Brighton 
Analysis and applications of 3D objects to support audiences to engage with 3D content, including cultural heritage objects
29 May 2019Ethan Dickson
Cardiff University and Orbital Media 
Talking heads: Speech driven facial modelling and video synthesis
22 May 2019Bo Li
Nanchang Hangkong University
Image colourisation
15 May 2019David HumphreysEnhancing shortest grammar algorithms for analysis of musical scores
10 April 2019David Pickup
Building an autonomous vehicle
3 April 2019Heejune Ahn
Computer vision and  deep learning algorithms for 2-D image based virtual cloth try-on
27 March 2019Tim Ellis
Kingston University
Looking at people - measuring falls and interactions
20 March 2019Mark Hall
Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Visual interfaces for exploring digital cultural heritage
13 March 2019Joseph RedfernAssociation of violence with urban points of interest
6 March 2019Julien SchroeterWeakly-supervised temporal localisation via occurrence count learning
27 February 2019Darren Cosker
University of Bath
Motion capture, analysis and animation research at CAMERA
20 February 2019Hantao LiuMaking use of eye-tracking data
13 February 2019Paul RosinReverse correlation for image downsampling
6 February 2019Xianfang SunImage super-resolution
30 January 2019Hantao LiuDemonstration and examples of eye tracking
23 January 2019Stefano ZappalaIs your brain deforming? An in-vivo investigation of positional brain shift
16 January 2019David George
Swansea University
Feature driven learning techniques for 3D shape segmentation
9 January 2019Abraham Nieva De La HidalgaApplication of semantic segmentation for processing of large image datasets from natural history collections
5 December 2018Jing WuSeeing the unseen: Locating objects from visual reflections
28 November 2018Aled OwenWhere is the ball? Self-supervised representations for team sports
21 November 2018Bailin DengAnderson acceleration for geometry optimization and physics simulation
14 November 2018Thomas HartleyPruning convolutional neural networks
7 November 2018Nicholas Wardhana
Welsh School of Architecture
Topologic: A toolkit for spatial and topological architectural modelling and exploration
31 October 2018Yuhua LiNovelty detection: Know unknowns from knowns
24 October 2018Zeliang WangPolynomial matrix eigenvalue decomposition techniques for multichannel signal processing
17 October 2018Dietmar Saupe
University of Konstanz, Germany
KonIQ-10k: An ecologically valid database for deep learning of blind image quality assessment
10 October 2018Hui Huang Zhao
HengYang Normal University, China
Image style transfer using deep CNNs
3 October 2018Juncheng Liu
Peking University, China
Image driven co-segmentation of 3D models


Please direct all questions about this research seminar programme to:

Professor Paul Rosin

Professor Paul Rosin

Professor of Computer Vision

+44 (0)29 2087 5585
Dr Alexia Zoumpoulaki

Dr Alexia Zoumpoulaki


+44 (0)29 2251 0052
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Hongjin Lyu

Research student