affiliations

Associate Professor (bio)
Department of Computer Science
Center for Visualization and Virtual Environments
Unmanned Systems Research Consortium
University of Kentucky

recent news

  • 30 Sep 2017 : one paper accepted to BIBM
  • 08 Aug 2017 : three papers accepted to ICCV
  • 15 Jul 2017 : Hamid Hamraz has a paper on using LiDAR to understand forests accepted to ISPRS
  • 06 Jun 2017 : gave tutorial on deep learning for remote sensing with Stella Yu at GEOINT Symposium in San Antonio, TX
  • 24 May 2017 : Tawfiq Salem successfully defended his Ph.D. proposal
  • 15 May 2017 : PhD Student (Scott Workman) has been selected to attend the Heidelberg Laureate Forum as a Young Researcher
  • 01 May 2017 : I am serving as co-chair for the CVPR 2017 Doctoral Consortium and will be an Area Chair for CVPR 2018.
  • 29 Mar 2017 : Lab members selected for Computer Science Departmental Awards: Outstanding PhD Student (Scott Workman), Best Teaching Assistant (Tawfiq Salem), Thaddeus B. Curtz Memorial Scholarship (Menghua Zhai), and Outstanding Undergraduate Academic Performance (Sam Davidson).
  • 24 Feb 2017 : our service for horizon-line estimation has gotten a few mentions lately.
  • 30 Jan 2017 : Zach Bessinger successfully defended his Ph.D. proposal
  • 24 Jan 2017 : Menghua 'Ted' Zhai successfully defended his Ph.D. proposal
  • 10 Jan 2017 : presented work on image-driven mapping at USGIF Workshop on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
Check the archives for old news.

selected publications

See my publications page for a complete listing.
  1. PDF Zhai M., Bessinger Z., Workman S., Jacobs N. 2017. Predicting Ground-Level Scene Layout from Aerial Imagery. In: IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR). bibtex
  2. PDF Workman S., Zhai M., Jacobs N. 2016. Horizon Lines in the Wild. In: British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC). website bibtex
  3. PDF Zhai M., Workman S., Jacobs N. 2016. Detecting Vanishing Points using Global Image Context in a Non-Manhattan World. In: IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR). website code bibtex
  4. PDF Workman S., Souvenir R., Jacobs N. 2015. Wide-Area Image Geolocalization with Aerial Reference Imagery. In: IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV). 1–9. website code bibtex
  5. PDF Murdock C., Jacobs N., Pless R. 2015. Building Dynamic Cloud Maps from the Ground Up. In: IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV). 1–9. bibtex
  6. PDF Islam MT., Greenwell C., Souvenir R., Jacobs N. 2015. Large-Scale Geo-Facial Image Analysis. EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing (JIVP) 2015:1–14. DOI: 10.1186/s13640-015-0070-9. website bibtex
  7. Workman S., Souvenir R., Jacobs N. 2015. Scene Shape Estimation from Multiple Partly Cloudy Days. Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU):116–129. DOI: 10.1016/j.cviu.2014.10.002. website bibtex
  8. Workman S., Mihail RP., Jacobs N. 2014. A Pot of Gold: Rainbows as a Calibration Cue. In: European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV). 820–835. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-10602-1_53. website bibtex
  9. PDF Jacobs N., Islam MT., Workman S. 2013. Cloud Motion as a Calibration Cue. In: IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR). 1344–1351. DOI: 10.1109/CVPR.2013.177. website bibtex
  10. PDF Abrams A., Tucek J., Jacobs N., Pless R. 2012. LOST: Longterm Observation of Scenes (with Tracks). In: IEEE Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV). 297–304. DOI: 10.1109/WACV.2012.6163032. bibtex
  11. PDF Dixon M., Abrams A., Jacobs N., Pless R. 2011. On Analyzing Video with Very Small Interesting Motions. In: IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR). 1–8. DOI: 10.1109/CVPR.2011.5995703. website bibtex
  12. PDF Jacobs N., Bies B., Pless R. 2010. Using Cloud Shadows to Infer Scene Structure and Camera Calibration. In: IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR). 1102–1109. DOI: 10.1109/CVPR.2010.5540093. website bibtex
  13. PDF Jacobs N., Burgin W., Fridrich N., Abrams A., Miskell K., Braswell BH., Richardson AD., Pless R. 2009. The Global Network of Outdoor Webcams: Properties and Applications. In: ACM International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM/SIGSPATIAL GIS). 111–120. DOI: 10.1145/1653771.1653789. bibtex
  14. PDF Jacobs N., Satkin S., Roman N., Speyer R., Pless R. 2007. Geolocating Static Cameras. In: IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV). 1–6. DOI: 10.1109/ICCV.2007.4408995. website bibtex
  15. PDF Jacobs N., Roman N., Pless R. 2007. Consistent Temporal Variations in Many Outdoor Scenes. In: IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR). 1–6. DOI: 10.1109/CVPR.2007.383258. website bibtex
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