• jul'18 | Our paper Three for one and one for three: Flow, Segmentation, and Surface Normals is accepted for oral presentation at BMVC, toghether with An, Anil, and Theo
  • may'18 | The project Spotting Audio-Visual Inconsistencies with SRI and IDIAP aired in the news this week(s): including AG Connect (in Dutch), Tech Crunch, CBS news (with the program leader), and (again) AG Connect (in dutch, more in detail, (local pdf copy)).
  • mar'18 | Two papers accepted for ICLR Workshops:
      - DeepNCM: Deep Nearest Class Mean Classifiers, with Samantha Guerriero and Barbara Caputo, see openreview and the code on GitHub
      - IterGANs for Object Rotation, with Ysbrand Galama, see openreview, the extended version on arXiv, and source code on GitHub.
  • jan'18 | Fisher Vector code on Github
  • dec'17 | Rijksmuseum Challenge: code on github and data on figshare
  • aug'17 | Video recordings of ZSL 2017 are online
  • july'17 | Slides of the Zeros Shot Learning tutorial are online
  • july'17 | I've been awarded an outstanding reviewer award for CVPR 2017
  • july'17 | 5 MSc Information Studies students graduated this month, congrats!
  • july'17 | Samantha Guerriero (student from Barbara Caputo @ Sapienza in Rome) is visiting to work on metric learning
  • may'17 | Video with results of our ICMR paper is online
  • apr'17 | I will present at Spui25 on the topic of "quantifying love" (in dutch, April 19th).
  • apr'17 | ICMR paper accepted: "Music-Guided Video Summarization" (see pdf below), together with Thomas Jongstra, Pascal Mettes and Cees Snoek.
  • apr'17 | I have a MSc AI thesis project opening on historical inpainting by incorporating prior knowledge, see pdf. Drop me a line when interested!
  • apr'17 | Our CVPR'17 proposal for the Zero-shot Learning tutorial has been accepted
  • apr'17 | Our ICCV'17 proposal for the 5th Workshop on Web-scale Vision and Social Media (VSM) has been accepted
  • mar'17 | The automark software, to automatically check progress of python programming exercises, developped by Spencer is now available on GitHub!
  • feb'17 | Open position: 3D Computer Vision from a single image, (deadline closed), for future reference see (pdf).
  • feb'17 | I started as Assistant Professor in 3D Deep Learning in the Computer Vision group of Theo Gevers at the UvA.

Recent Publications

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IterGANs: Iterative GANs to Learn and Control 3D Object Transformation

Ysbrand Galama, Thomas Mensink
| 2018 | ArXiV preprint (1804.05651), submitted to CVIU.
[bibtex] [code] [arxiv]


Three for one and one for three: Flow, Segmentation, and Surface Normals

HoangAn Le, Anil Baslamisli, Thomas Mensink, Theo Gevers
In British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC) | 2018 | oral, acceptance rate 4.3%.
[bibtex] [arxiv]


IterGANs: Iterative GANs for Rotating Visual Objects

Ysbrand Galama, Thomas Mensink
In International Conference on Learning Representations - Workshop (ICLRw) | 2018.
[bibtex] [pdf] [poster] [code] [arxiv]


DeepNCM: Deep Nearest Class Mean Classifiers

Samantha Guerriero, Barbara Caputo, Thomas Mensink
In International Conference on Learning Representations - Workshop (ICLRw) | 2018.
[bibtex] [pdf] [poster] [code]


The New Modality: Emoji Challenges in Prediction, Anticipation, and Retrieval

Spencer Cappallo, Stacey Svetlichnaya, Pierre Garrigues, Thomas Mensink, Cees G. M. Snoek
In Transactions on Multi Media (TMM) | 2018 | In press.
[bibtex] [pdf] [arxiv]


SAVI: Spotting Audio-Visual Inconsistencies in Manipulated Video

Robert Bolles, Brian Burns, Martin Graciarena, Andreas Kathol, Aaron Lawson, Mitchell McLaren, Thomas Mensink
In CVPR Workshop on Media Forensics | 2017.
[bibtex] [pdf]

  • Teaching
    • 2017 Computer Vision II, MSc AI
    • 2016 Applied Machine Learning, MSc IS (HCM and DS track)
    • 2013-2015 Visual Search Engines, MSc IS (HCM track)
  • Current MSc Supervision
    • MSc IS 2017: Daniël Bartolomé-Rojas, Diederik Beker, Michal Kozal, Yu-Ri Tan, Madli Uutma, Bastiaan Waanders, and Aeron Yung
    • Msc AI 2017: Ysbrand Galema, Thomas Jongstra (finished March'17) and Sébastien Negrijn
  • Current BSc Supervision
    • BSc AI 2017: Caitlin Lagrand

Teaching & Supervision