• 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

See full list of publications


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

Hoang-An Le, Anil Baslamisli, Thomas Mensink, Theo Gevers
In British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC) | 2018 | pdf will be added soon, oral, acceptance rate 4.3%.


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 Snoek
| 2018 | ArXiV preprint (1801.10253).
[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]


Music-Guided Video Summarization using Quadratic Assignments

Thomas Mensink, Thomas Jongstra, Pascal Mettes, Cees Snoek
In ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR) | 2017 | Spotlight.
[bibtex] [pdf] [video]

  • 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