Publications


Conference and Journal Papers in Chronological Order:

2017
  1. Sara Shaheen, Bernard Ghanem, "Stroke Style Transfer", Proceedings of Eurographics (Short Paper) 2017
  2. Adel Bibi, Hani Itani, Bernard Ghanem, "FFTLasso: Large-Scale Lasso in the Fourier Domain", Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2017) [Oral] [more]
  3. Matthias Mueller, Neil Smith, Bernard Ghanem, "Context-Aware Correlation Filter Tracking", Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2017) [Oral] [more]
  4. Fabian Caba, Wayner Barrios, Bernard Ghanem, "SCC: Semantic Context Cascade for Efficient Action Detection", Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2017) [more]
  5. Baoyuan Wu, Fan Jia, Wei Liu, Bernard Ghanem, "Diverse Image Annotation", Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2017) [more]
  6. Shyamal Buch, Victor Escorcia, Bernard Ghanem, Juan Carlos Niebles, "SST: Single-Stream Temporal Action Proposals", Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2017) [more]
  7. Ganzhao Yuan, Wei-Shi Zheng, Bernard Ghanem, "A Matrix Splitting Method for Composite Function Minimization", Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2017) [more]
  8. Ganzhao Yuan, Bernard Ghanem, "An Exact Penalty Method for Binary Optimization Based on MPEC Formulation", AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2017) [more]
  9. Muhammad Uzair, Faisal Shafait, Bernard Ghanem, Ajmal Mian, "Representation Learning with Deep Extreme Learning Machines for Efficient Image Set Classification", Neural Computing and Application (NCAA 2017)


2016
  1. Adel Bibi, Matthias Mueller, Bernard Ghanem, "Target Response Adaptation for Correlation Filter Tracking", European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV 2016) [Spotlight][supp][more]
  2. Victor Escorcia, Fabian Caba, Juan Carlos Niebles, Bernard Ghanem, "DAPs: Deep Action Proposals for Action Understanding", European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV 2016) [more]
  3. Lama Affara, Liangliang Nan, Bernard Ghanem, Peter Wonka, "Large Scale Asset Extraction for Urban Images", European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV 2016) [more]
  4. Matthias Mueller, Neil Smith, Bernard Ghanem, "A Benchmark and Simulator for UAV Tracking", European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV 2016) [supp][more]
  5. Yongqiang Li, Baoyuan Wu, Bernard Ghanem, Yongping Zhao, Hongxun Yao, Qiang Ji, “Facial Action Unit Recognition under Incomplete Data Based on Multi-label Learning with Missing Labels”, Pattern Recognition (PR 2016) [more]
  6. Matthias Mueller, Gopal Sharma, Neil Smith, Bernard Ghanem, "Persistent Aerial Tracking System for UAVs", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2016) [more]
  7. Faisal Shafait, Ajmal Mian, Mark Shortis, Bernard Ghanem, Philip Culverhouse, Duane Edgington, Danelle Cline, Mehdi Ravenbakhsh, James Seager, and Euan Harvey, "Fish identification from videos captured in uncontrolled underwater environments", ICES Journal of Marine Science (2016) [more]
  8. Tianzhu Zhang, Adel Bibi, and Bernard Ghanem, "In Defense of Sparse Tracking: Circulant Sparse Tracker", Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2016) [Spotlight][supp][more]
  9. Adel Bibi, Tianzhu Zhang, and Bernard Ghanem, "3D Part-Based Sparse Tracker with Automatic Synchronization and Registration", Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2016) [more]
  10. Fabian Caba, Juan Carlos Niebles, and Bernard Ghanem, "Fast Temporal Activity Proposals for Efficient Detection of Human Actions in Untrimmed Videos", Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2016) [supp][more]
  11. Baoyuan Wu, Siwei Lyu, and Bernard Ghanem, "Constrained Submodular Minimization for Missing Labels and Class Imbalance in Multi-label Learning", AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2016) [more]
  12. Ganzhao Yuan and Bernard Ghanem, "A Proximal Alternating Direction Method for Semi-Definite Rank Minimization", AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AAAI 2016) [more]

2015
  1. Sara Shaheen, Alyn Rockwood, and Bernard Ghanem, "SAR: Stroke Authorship Recognition", Computer Graphics Forum 2015 [more]
  2. Baoyuan Wu, Siwei Lyu, and Bernard Ghanem, "ML-MG: Multi-label Learning with Missing Labels Using a Mixed Graph", International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2015) [more]
  3. Rachit Dubey*, Joshua Peterson*, Aditya Khosla, Ming-Hsuan Yang, and Bernard Ghanem, "What makes an object memorable?", International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2015) [more]
  4. Mohamed Hachama, Bernard Ghanem, and Peter Wonka, "Intrinsic Scene Decomposition from RGB-D Images", International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2015) [more]
  5. Adel Bibi and Bernard Ghanem, "Multi-Template Scale Adaptive Kernelized Correlation Filters", International Conference on Computer Vision Workshop (ICCVW/VOT 2015) [more]
  6. Ganzhao Yuan and Bernard Ghanem, “L0TV : A New Method for Image Restoration in the Presence of Impulse Noise”, Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2015) [oral][more][URL]
  7. Bernard Ghanem, Ali Thabet, Juan Carlos Niebles, and Fabian Caba, “Robust Manhattan Frame Estimation from a Single RGB-D Image”, Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2015) [more]
  8. Victor Castillo, Juan Carlos Niebles, and Bernard Ghanem, “On the Relationship between Visual Attributes and Convolutional Networks”, Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2015) [more]
  9. Fabian Caba Heilbron, Victor Castillo, Bernard Ghanem, and Juan Carlos Niebles, “ActivityNet: A Large-Scale Video Benchmark for Human Activity Understanding”, Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2015) [more][URL]
  10. Tianzhu Zhang, Si Liu, Changsheng Xu, Shuicheng Yan, Bernard Ghanem, Narendra Ahuja, and Ming-Hsuan Yang, “Structural Sparse Tracking”, Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2015)
  11. Indriyati Atmosukarto, Narendra Ahuja, Bernard Ghanem, "Action Recognition using Discriminative Structured Trajectory Groups", Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV 2015)
  12. Liangliang Nan, Caigui Jiang, Bernard Ghanem, Peter Wonka, "Template Assembly for Detailed Urban Reconstruction", Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of Eurographics) 2015
  13. Bernard Ghanem, Yuanhao Cao, Peter Wonka, "Designing Camera Networks by Convex Quadratic Programming", Computer Graphics Forum (Proceedings of Eurographics) 2015 [video]
  14. Tianzhu Zhang, Bernard Ghanem, Si Liu, Narendra Ahuja, "Robust Visual Tracking via Exclusive Context Modeling", IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics 2015

2014
  1. Jagannadan Varadarajan, Indriyati Atmosukarto, Shaunak Ahuja, Bernard Ghanem, Narendra Ahuja, "Automated Playbook Generation in Football through Videos ", MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference [pdf][URL]
  2. Tianzhu Zhang, Si Liu, Narendra Ahuja, Ming-Hsuan Yang, Bernard Ghanem, "Robust Visual Tracking Via Consistent Low-Rank Sparse Learning", International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV 2014)
  3. Alexandre Heili, Jagannadan Varadarajan, Bernard Ghanem, Narendra Ahuja, Jean-Marc Odobez, "Improving Head and Body Pose Estimation through Semi-Supervised Manifold Alignment", International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2014)
  4. Rachit Dubey, Akshat Dave, Bernard Ghanem, "Improving Saliency Models by Predicting Human Fixation Patches", Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV 2014)
  5. Ali Thabet, Jean Lahoud, Daniel Asmar, Bernard Ghanem, "3D Aware Correction and Completion of Depth Maps in Piecewise Planar Scenes", Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV 2014)
  6. Fabian Caba Heilbron, Ali Thabet, Juan Carlos Niebles, Bernard Ghanem, "Camera Motion and Surrounding Scene Appearance as Context for Action Recognition", Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV 2014)
  7. Zhifeng Hao, Ganzhao Yuan, Bernard Ghanem"BILGO: Bilateral Greedy Optimization for Large Scale Semidefinite Programming", Neurocomputing Journal 2014

2013
  1. Tianzhu Zhang, Bernard Ghanem, Si Liu, and Narendra Ahuja, "Low-Rank Sparse Coding for Image Classification", International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2013)
  2. Jagannadan Varadarajan, Indriyati Atmosukarto, Shaunak Ahuja, Bernard Ghanem, Narendra Ahuja, "A Topic Model Approach to Represent and Classify American Football Plays", British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC2013)
  3. Tianzhu Zhang, Bernard Ghanem, Si Liu, and Narendra Ahuja, "Robust Visual Tracking via Structured Multi-Task Sparse Learning", International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV 2013)
  4. Tianzhu Zhang, Bernard Ghanem, Changsheng Xu, Narendra Ahuja, "Object Tracking by Occlusion Detection via Structured Sparse Learning", IEEE International Workshop on Computer Vision in Sports (CVsports), 2013
  5. Indriyati Atmosukarto, Bernard Ghanem, Shaunak Ahuja, Karthik Muthuswamy, Narendra Ahuja, "Automatic Recognition of Offensive Team Formation in American Football Plays", IEEE International Workshop on Computer Vision in Sports (CVsports), 2013 [Best Paper Award]
  6. Ganzhao Yuan, Zhenjie Zhang*, Bernard Ghanem*, and Zhifeng Hao, "Low-Rank Quadratic Semidefinite Programming", Neurocomputing Journal 2013

2012
  1. Akshat Dave*, Rachit Dubey*, Bernard Ghanem, "Do Humans Fixate on Interest Points?", International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR2012) [oral]
  2. Indriyati Atmosukarto, Bernard Ghanem, Narendra Ahuja, "Trajectory-based Fisher Kernel Representation for Action Recognition in Videos", International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR2012) [oral]
  3. Bernard Ghanem, Maya Kreidieh*, Marc Farra*, Tianzhu Zhang, "Context-Aware Learning for Automatic Sports Highlight Recognition", International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR2012)
  4. Tianzhu Zhang, Bernard Ghanem, and Narendra Ahuja, "Low-Rank Sparse Learning for Robust Visual Tracking", European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV2012)
  5. Tianzhu Zhang, Bernard Ghanem, Si Liu, and Narendra Ahuja, "Robust Visual Tracking via Multi-Task Sparse Learning", IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR2012) [oral]
  6. Tianzhu Zhang, Bernard Ghanem, and Narendra Ahuja, "Robust Multi-Object Tracking Via Cross-Domain Contextual Information For Sports Video Analysis", IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2012)
  7. Bernard Ghanem, Tianzhu Zhang, and Narendra Ahuja, "Robust Video Registration Applied to Field-Sports Video Analysis", IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP 2012)
  8. Bernard Ghanem and Narendra Ahuja, "Modeling Dynamic Swarms", Journal of Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU 2012) (arXiv e-print 2011 arXiv:1102.1292v1 [cs.CV])

2011
  1. Bernard Ghanem and Narendra Ahuja, "A Probabilistic Framework for Discriminative Dictionary Learning", (arXiv e-print 2011 arXiv:1109.2389v1 [cs.CV])
  2. Emre Akbas, Bernard Ghanem, and Narendra Ahuja, "MIS-Boost: Multiple Instance Selection Boosting", (arXiv e-print 2011 arXiv:1109.2388v1 [cs.LG])
 
2010
  1. Bernard Ghanem and Narendra Ahuja, "Maximum Margin Distance Learning for Dynamic Texture Recognition", European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV 2010)
  2. Bernard Ghanem and Narendra Ahuja, "Sparse Coding of Linear Dynamical Systems with an Application to Dynamic Texture Recognition", International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2010)
  3. Bernard Ghanem and Narendra Ahuja, "Dinkelbach NCUT: A Framework for Solving Normalized Cuts Problems with Priors and Convex Constraints", International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV 2010) [code]
 
2008
  1. Bernard Ghanem and Narendra Ahuja, "Extracting a Fluid Dynamic Texture and the Background from Video", Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2008)
  2. Bernard Ghanem, Esther Resendiz, and Narendra Ahuja, "Segmentation-Based Perceptual Image Quality Assessment (SPIQA)", International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2008)

2007
  1. Bernard Ghanem, Jianming Liang, Jinbo Bi, Marcos Salganicoff, and Arun Krishnan, "Reduction of Lymph Tissue False Positives in Pulmonary Embolism Detection", SPIE Medical Imaging Conference  2007
  2. Bernard Ghanem and Narendra Ahuja, "Phase Based Modeling of Dynamic Textures", International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2007)
  3. Bernard Ghanem and Narendra Ahuja, "Phase PCA for Dynamic Texture Video Compression", International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2007)

Before 2007
  1. M. Bernardine Dias, Bernard Ghanem, and Anthony Stentz, "Improving Cost Estimation in Market-Based Coordination of a Distributed Sensing Task", IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2005)
  2. Bernard Ghanem, Ali Fawaz, and Ghassan Karame, "Real-Time Vision-Based Mobile Robot Navigation in Outdoor Environments", 4th annual AUB Student Conference 2005 [Best paper award]



Book Chapters:
  1. Indriyati Atmosukarto, Bernard Ghanem, Mohamed Saadalla, Narendra Ahuja, "Recognizing Team Formation in American Football", Computer Vision in Sports (Springer), pages 271-291, 2015


PhD Thesis:
Bernard Ghanem, "Dynamic Textures: Models and Applications", University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 2010

Master Thesis:
Bernard Ghanem,  "Phase Based Modeling of Dynamic Textures and its Applications", University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. 2010



Patents:
  1. Jens Schneider, Bernard Ghanem, Mohamed Shalaby, Usama Elnily, "System and Method for Crowd Counting and Tracking" (US Patent Application: Serial No. 14/518,981, filed 20/10/2014, issued 21/04/2016)
  2. Bernard Ghanem, Shaunak Ahuja, Tianzhu Zhang, and Indriyati Atmosukarto, "Video Analysis Based on Sparse Registration and Multiple Domain Tracking" (US Patent Application: Serial No. 13/830,015, filed 13/03/2013) [Pending]US Provisional Patent Application: Serial No. 61/614,146, filed 3/22/2012)
  3. Bernard S. Ghanem, Esther Resendiz, and Sanketh Shetty, "Image Comparison System and Method" (US Letters Patent Application: Serial No. 12/636,429, filed 15/12/2009) [Pending]
  4. Bernard S. Ghanem, Jianming Liang and Jinbo Bi, "Reduction of lymph tissue false positives in pulmonary embolism detection" (US Letters Patent Application: Serial No. 12/182,320, filed 30/7/2008, issued 05/02/2009; US Provisional Patent Application: Serial No. 60/953,747, filed 3/8/2007)
  5. Bernard S. Ghanem and Jianming Liang, "Tensor voting system and method" (US Letters Patent Application: Serial No. 12/198,251, filed 26/8/2008; US Provisional Patent Application: Serial No. 60/968,112, filed 27/8/2007)