Shai Avidan

Associate Professor

Faculty of Engineering

Tel-Aviv University

email: avidan@eng.tau.ac.il

phone: +972-3-640-7206

 

 Education

 

Ph.D. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel, 1999

B.Sc. Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel, 1993

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 Publications: 2016

 

Non-Local Image Dehazing, project

Dana Berman, Tali Treibitz, Shai Avidan

CVPR 2016

 


 Publications: 2015

 

Inverting RANSAC: Global Model Detection via Inlier Rate Estimation, supplemental

Roee Litman, Simon Korman, Alex Bronstein , S. Avidan

CVPR 2015

 

Best Buddies Similarity for Robust Template Matching, webpage

Tali Dekel, Shaul Oron, Michael Rubinstein, S Avidan, William T. Freeman

CVPR 2015

 

Real Time Tracking-With-Detection for Coping with View Point Change, webpage

S. Oron, A. Bar-Hillel and S. Avidan 

Machine Vision and Application (MVAP) 2015

 

 


 Publications: 2014

 

Extended Lucas-Kanade Tracking, webpage

S. Oron, A. Bar-Hillel and S. Avidan 

ECCV 2014

 

Probably Approximately Symmetric: Fast 3D Symmetry Detection with Global Guarantees, webpage

S. Korman, R. Litman, S. Avidan and A. Bronstein

Computer Graphics Forum 2014

 

Locally Orderless Tracking, webpage

S. Oron, A. Bar-Hillel, D. Levi and S. Avidan 

IJCV 2014

 

Photo Sequencing, webpage

T. Dekel (Basha), Y. Moses and S. Avidan

Special issue, IJCV 2014

 


 Publications: 2013

DCSH Matching Patches in RGBD Images, webpage

Y. Eshet, S. Korman, E. Ofek and S. Avidan

ICCV 2013

 

Space-Time Tradeoffs in Photo Sequencing, webpage

T. Dekel (Basha), Y. Moses and S. Avidan

ICCV 2013

 

Geometrically Consistent Stereo Seam Carving, webpage

T. Basha, Y. Moses and S. Avidan

IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), 2013

 

FAsT-Match: Fast Affine Template Matching, webpage

S. Korman, D. Reichman, G. Tsur, S. Avidan

CVPR 2013

 

Multiple Histogram Matching

D. Shapira, S. Avidan, Y. Hel-Or

ICIP 2013

 


 Publications: 2012

Photo Sequencing, webpage

T. Basha, Y. Moses, S. Avidan

ECCV 2012

 

TreeCann - k-d tree Coherence Approximate Nearest Neighbor algorithm, code

I. Olonetsky, S. Avidan

ECCV 2012

 

Racing Bib Number Recognition

I. Ben-Ami, T. Basha, S. Avidan

BMVC 2012

 

Locally Orderless Tracking, webpage

S. Oron, A. Bar-Hillel, D. Levi and S. Avidan 

CVPR 2012

 

Structure and Motion from Scene Registration

T. Basha, S. Avidan, A. Hornung and W. Matusik

CVPR 2012

 

Object Retrieval and Localization with Spatially-constrained Similarity Measure and k-NN Reranking

X. Shen, Z. Lin, J. Brandt, S. Avidan and Y. Wu

CVPR 2012

 


 Publications: 2011

Coherency Senesitive Hashing, webpage

S. Korman and S. Avidan

ICCV 2011

 

Geometrically Consistent Stereo Seam Carving, webpage

T. Basha, Y. Moses and S. Avidan

ICCV 2011

 


 Publications: 2010

INTERNET VISION, introduction

Proceedings of the IEEE, Special Issue

 

CG2Real , webpage

M.K. Johnson, K. Dale, S. Avidan, H. Pfister, W.T. Freeman and W. Matusik

IEEE Trans. on Visualization and Computer Graphics, 2010

 

The patch transform , webpage

T. S. Cho, S. Avidan and W. T. Freeman

IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), 2010

 

Multiple Hypothesis Video Segmentation from Superpixel Flows, webpage

A. Vazques-Reina, S. Avidan, H. Pfister and E. Miller

ECCV 2010

 

An Eye for an Eye: A Single Camera Gaze-Replacement Method

L. Wolf, Z. Freund and S. Avidan

CVPR 2010

 

A Probabilistic Jigsaw Puzzle Solver, webpage

T. S. Cho, M. Butman, S. Avidan and W. T. Freeman

CVPR 2010

 


 Publications: 2009

Multi-Operator Media Retargeting , webpage

M. Rubinstein, A. Shamir and S. Avidan

SIGGRAPH, New Orleans, 2009

 

Mode Detection by Median-Shift , webpage

L. Shapira, S. Avidan and A. Shamir

ICCV 2009

 


 Publications: 2008

Light Mixture Estimation for Spatially Varying White Balance , webpage

E. Hsu, T. Mertens, S. Paris, S. Avidan and F. Durand

SIGGRAPH, Los Angeles, 2008

 

Improved Seam Carving for Video Retargeting , webpage

M. Rubinstein, A. Shamir and S. Avidan

SIGGRAPH, Los Angeles, 2008

 

Boundary Snapping for Robust Image Cutouts

E. Zadicario, S. Avidan, A. Shmueli and D. Cohen-Or

CVPR 2008

 

The patch transform and its application to image editing , webpage

T. S. Cho, M. Butman, S. Avidan and W. T. Freeman

CVPR 2008

 

Privacy Preserving Pattern Classification

S. Avidan, A. Elbaz and T. Malkin

ICIP 2008

 


 Publications: 2007

Seam Carving for Content-Based Image Retargeting , webpage

S. Avidan and A. Shamir

SIGGRAPH, San-Diego, 2007

 

Exploring Defocus Matting: Non-Parametric Acceleration, Super-Resolution, and Off-Center Matting.

N. Joshi, W. Matusik, S. Avidan, H. Pfister and W. T. Freeman.

Special Issue-Computational Photography of IEEE Journal on Computer Graphics and Applications, 2007

 

Ensemble Tracking

S. Avidan

IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), Vol. 29(2), pp 261-271, 2007

 

Centralized and Distributed Multi-view Correspondence

S. Avidan, Y. Moses and Y. Moses

International Journal on Computer Vision (IJCV), Vol. 71(1), pp 49-69, 2007

 

Synthetic Aperture Tracking: Tracking through Occlusions , webpage

N. Joshi, S. Avidan, W. Matusik and D. Kriegman

ICCV 2007

 

Fast Pixel/Part Selection with Sparse Eigenvectors

B. Moghaddam, Y. Weiss and S. Avidan

ICCV 2007

 

Statistics of Infrared Images

N. J. W. Morris, S. Avidan, W. Matusik and H. Pfister

CVPR 2007

 


 Publications: 2006

Natural Video Matting using Camera Arrays , webpage

N. Joshi, W. Matusik and S. Avidan

SIGGRAPH, Boston, MA, USA, 2006

 

Efficient Methods for Privacy Preserving Classification

S. Avidan and M. Butman

NIPS 2006

 

Generalized Spectral Bounds for Sparse LDA

B. Moghaddam, Y. Weiss and S. Avidan

ICML 2006

 

Fast human detection using a cascade of Histograms of Oriented Gradients

Q. Zhu, S. Avidan, M. Ye and K-T Cheng

CVPR 2006

 

Blind Vision , webpage

S. Avidan and M. Butman

ECCV 2006

 

SpatialBoost: Adding Spatial Reasoning to AdaBoost , webpage

S. Avidan

ECCV 2006

 


 Publications: 2005

Learning a Sparse, Corner-based Representation for Time-varying Background Modeling

Q. Zhu, S. Avidan and K-T Cheng

ICCV 2005

 

Ensemble Tracking

S. Avidan

CVPR 2005

 

Spectral Bounds for Sparse PCA: Exact and Greedy Algorithms

B. Moghaddam, Y. Weiss and S. Avidan

NIPS 2005

 


 Publications: 2004

Support Vector Tracking

S. Avidan

IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), Vol. 26(8), pp. 1064--1072, 2004

 

The power of feature clustering: An application to object detection

S. Avidan and M. Butman

NIPS 2004

 

Joint Feature-Basis Subset Selection

S. Avidan

CVPR 2004

 

Crowd Detection in video sequences

P. Reisman, O. Mano, S. Avidan, and A. Shashua

IV 2004

 

Probabilistic Multi-View Correspondence in a Distributed Setting with No Central Server

S. Avidan, Y. Moses and Y. Moses

ECCV 2004

 


 Publications: 2003

Subset Selection for Efficient SVM Tracking

S. Avidan

CVPR 2003

 


 Publications: 2002

Manifold Pursuit: A New Approach to Appearance Based Recognition

A, Shashua, A. Levin and S. Avidan

ICPR 2002

 

EigenSegments: A spatio-temporal decomposition of an ensemble of image

S. Avidan

ECCV 2002

 


 Publications: 2001

Threading Fundamental Matrices

S. Avidan and A. Shashua

IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), Vol. 23(1), pp. 73--77, 2001

 

Support Vector Tracking

S. Avidan

CVPR 2001

 


 Publications: 2000

Trajectory Triangulation: 3D Reconstruction of Moving Points from a Monocular Image Sequence

S. Avidan and A. Shashua

IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (PAMI), Vol. 22(4), pp. 348--357, 2000

 

Layer extraction from multiple images containing reflections and transparency

R. Szeliski, S. Avidan, and P. Anandan

CVPR 2000

 

Integrating Local Affine into Global Projective Images in the Joint Image Space

P. Anandan and S. Avidan

ECCV 2000

 

On the Reprojection of 3D and 2D Scenes Without Explicit Model Selection

A. Shashua and S. Avidan

ECCV 2000

 


 Publications: 1999

Trajectory Triangulation over Conic Sections

A. Shashua, S. Avidan and M. Werman

ICCV 1999

 

Trajectory Triangulation of Lines: Reconstruction of a 3D point Moving along a  Line from a Monocular Image Sequence

S. Avidan and A. Shashua

CVPR 1999

 


 Publications: 1998

Novel View Synthesis by Cascading Trilinear Tensors

S. Avidan and A. Shashua

IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics (TVCG), 4(4), 1998.

 

Tensor Embedding of the Fundamental Matrix

S. Avidan and A. Shashua

Post-ECCV SMILE Workshop, 1998.

 

Threading Fundamental Matrices

S. Avidan and A. Shashua.

ECCV 1998

 


 Publications: 1997

Novel View Synthesis in Tensor Space

S. Avidan and A. Shashua

CVPR 1997

 

Image-Based View Synthesis by Combining Trilinear Tensors and Learning Techniques

S. Avidan, T. Evgeniou, A. Shashua and T. Poggio

VRST 1997

 


 Publications: 1996

The Rank4 Constraint In Multiple View Geometry

A. Shashua and S. Avidan

ECCV 1996

 

Robust Recovery of Camera Rotation from Three Frames

B. Rousso, S. Avidan, A. Shashua and S. Peleg

CVPR 1996

 

Tensorial Transfer: On the Representation of $N>3$ Views of a 3D Scene

S. Avidan and A. Shashua

ARPA 1996