22 Sep 10

OpenCV (Open Source Computer Vision) is a library of programming functions for real time computer vision. Uses range from interactive art, to mine inspection, stitching maps on the web on through advanced robotics.

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27 Aug 10

Time Explorer is an application designed for analyzing how news changes over time. Time Explorer is designed to help users discover how entities such as people and locations associated with a query change over time. Second, by searching on time ex-pressions extracted automatically from text, the application allows the user to explore not only how topics evolved in the past, but also how they will continue to evolve in the future.

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19 May 10

ImageNet is an image database organized according to the WordNet hierarchy (currently only the nouns), in which each node of the hierarchy is depicted by hundreds and thousands of images.

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27 Jan 10

A new algorithm is proposed for removing large objects from digital images. The challenge is to fill in the hole that is left behind in a visually plausible way. A. Criminisi*, P. P´erez and K. Toyama

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17 Oct 09

An AI Winter is a collapse in the perception of artificial intelligence research. The term was coined by analogy with the relentless spiral of a nuclear winter: a chain reaction of pessimism in the AI community, followed by pessimism in the press, followed by a severe cutback in funding, followed by the end of serious research. It first appeared in 1984 as the topic of a public debate at the annual meeting of AAAI (then called the “American Association of Artificial Intelligence”). Two leading AI researchers, Roger Schank and Marvin Minsky, warned the business community that enthusiasm for AI had spiraled out of control and that disappointment would certainly follow.

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