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  • CS Colloquium: Sai-Kit Yeung (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST).) - Computer Vision and Graphics for Real-World Challenges

    Fri, Mar 04, 2022 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Thomas Lord Department of Computer Science

    Conferences, Lectures, & Seminars

    Speaker: Sai-Kit Yeung, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)

    Talk Title: Computer Vision and Graphics for Real-World Challenges

    Series: CS Colloquium

    Abstract: With the recent advancements in sensing technology and pervasive computing devices, the fields of computer vision and graphics are witnessing renewed importance in addressing real-world problems. In this talk, I will be discussing my research relating to 3D reconstruction, scene understanding, content generation, and fabrication. My talk will also overview ways this core research can be used in multidisciplinary projects involving city planning, seafloor surveying, and fishery design. I will conclude my talk by discussing potential collaborative projects between computer vision, graphics, and other disciplines to address challenging issues related to human empowerment and the building of sustainable environments.

    This lecture satisfies requirements for CSCI 591: Research Colloquium

    Biography: Dr. Sai-Kit Yeung is an Associate Professor at the Division of Integrative Systems and Design (ISD) and the Department of Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). His research interests include 3D vision and graphics, content generation, fabrication, and novel computational techniques and integrative systems for marine-related problems.

    Dr. Yeung has published extensively in premiere computer vision and graphics venues including numerous full oral papers in CVPR, ICCV, and AAAI. His work has received best paper honorable mention awards at ICCP 2015 and 3DV 2016. He has served as a Senior Program Committee member in IJCAI and AAAI, and as a Course Chair for SIGGRAPH Asia 2019. In addition, he regularly serves as a Technical Papers Committee member for SIGGPAPH & SIGGRAPH Asia and is currently an Associate Editor of the ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG).

    Host: Jernej Barbic

    Audiences: Everyone Is Invited

    Contact: Assistant to CS chair


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