affiliations

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

recent news

  • 03 Jul 2018 : one paper accepted to ECCV
  • 02 Jul 2018 : one paper accepted to BMVC
  • 16 Apr 2018 : PhD student, Scott Workman, successfully defended his dissertation. Congrats to Dr. Workman!
  • 09 Apr 2018 : MS student, Derek Jones, successfully defended his thesis!
  • 09 Apr 2018 : PhD student, Hamid Hamraz, successfully defended his dissertation. Congrats to Dr. Hamraz!
  • 20 Mar 2018 : I am a Guest Editor for a CVIU Special Issue on Computer Vision for Remote Sensing.
  • 18 Mar 2018 : two papers accepted to IGARSS 2018
  • 12 Mar 2018 : hosted the PhD Forum at WACV 2018
  • 19 Feb 2018 : attended the CVPR AC Meeting and presented at the workshop
  • 31 Jan 2018 : one paper accepted to WACV
  • 14 Dec 2017 : Derek Jones, an MS student I co-advise with Dr. Sally Ellingson, has two comp. bio. papers accepted to the AMIA Informatics Summit.
  • 30 Sep 2017 : one paper accepted to BIBM
Check the archives for old news.

selected publications

See my publications page for a complete listing.
  1. Jacobs N., Kraft A., Rafique MU., Sharma RD. 2018. A Weakly Supervised Approach for Estimating Spatial Density Functions from High-Resolution Satellite Imagery. In: ACM SIGSPATIAL International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (ACM SIGSPATIAL). bibtex
  2. PDF Schulter S., Zhai M., Jacobs N., Chandraker M. 2018. Learning to Look around Objects for Top-View Representations of Outdoor Scenes. In: European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV). bibtex
  3. PDF Zhai M., Salem T., Greenwell C., Workman S., Pless R., Jacobs N. 2018. Learning Geo-Temporal Image Features. In: British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC). bibtex
  4. Song W., Workman S., Hadzic A., Souleyrette R., Green E., Chen M., Zhang X., Jacobs N. 2018. FARSA: Fully Automated Roadway Safety Assessment. In: IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision. bibtex
  5. Workman S., Zhai M., Crandall D., Jacobs N. 2017. A Unified Model for Near/Remote Sensing. In: IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV). website bibtex
  6. Workman S., Souvenir R., Jacobs N. 2017. Understanding and Mapping Natural Beauty. In: IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV). website bibtex
  7. 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
  8. PDF Workman S., Zhai M., Jacobs N. 2016. Horizon Lines in the Wild. In: British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC). website bibtex
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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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