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Curriculum Vitae Theo Gevers


Faculty of Science
University of Amsterdam
Kruislaan 904
1098 XH Amsterdam
The Netherlands
th.gevers@uva.nl
Telephone: +31-20-525-7516
Facsimile: +31-20-525-7490


Professional Activities

Associate editor IEEE Transactions on Image Processing.
Associate editor Computer Vision and Image Understanding.
General Chair, ECCV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2016.
Track Chair, ICPR2014, Stockholm, Sweden, 2014.
Track Chair, ICPR2018, Beijing, China, 2018.
Area Chair, ICPR2016, Cancun, Mexico, 2016.
Area Chair, ICIP2010, Hong Kong, 2010.
Area Chair, ICIP2011, Brussels, Belgium, 2011.
Area Chair, ICIP2012, Orlando, USA, 2012.
Area Chair, ICIP2013, Melbourne, Australia, 2013.
Area Chair, ICIP2016, Phoenix, USA, 2016.
Area Chair, ICASSP2012, Kyoto, Japan, 2012.
Area Chair, ICASSP2013, Vancouver, Canada, 2013.
Area Chair, ICIAP2015, Genova, Italy, 2015.
Organizer, IEEE Workshop on Color and Reflectance in Imaging and Computer Vision Workshop (CRICV2009), with ICCV, Kyoto, Japan, 2009.
Organizer, Workshop on Color and Reflectance in Imaging and Computer Vision Workshop (CRICV2010), with ECCV, Greece, 2010.
Organizer, Workshop on Color and Reflectance in Imaging and Computer Vision Workshop (CRICV2012), with ECCV, Florence, 2013.
Organizer, IEEE Workshop on Color and Photometry in Computer Vision (CPCV2011), with ICCV, Barcelona, Spain, 2011.
Organizer, IEEE Workshop on Color and Photometry in Computer Vision (CPCV2013), with ICCV, Sydney, Australia, 2013.
Co-organizer, IEEE Workshop on Computer Vision in Vehicle Technology: From Earth to Mars, with ICCV, Barcelona, Spain, 2011.
Co-organizer, IEEE Workshop on Computer Vision in Vehicle Technology: From Earth to Mars, with ICCV, Sydney, Australia, 2013.
Organizer, First Dutch Workshop on Colour Imaging and Vision, Amsterdam, 2000.
Organizer, International Workshop on Image Databases and Multi Media Search, Amsterdam, 1996.
Organizer, International Conference on Visual Information (Visual99), Amsterdam, 1999.
Organizer, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME05), Amsterdam, 2005.
Organizer, International Conference on Visual Information (Visual05), Amsterdam, 2005.
Organizer, Color and Reflectance in Imaging and Computer Vision Workshop, Kyoto (with ICCV), Japan, 2009.
Chairman tutorial, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME05), Amsterdam, 2005.
General chairman, IST/SPIE (Electronic Imaging), Internet Imaging Conference, San Jose (CA), 2005.
Program chairman, 5th European Conference on Colour in Graphics, Imaging, and Vision (CGIV), Joensuu, Finland, 2010.
General chairman, 6th European Conference on Colour in Graphics, Imaging, and Vision (CGIV), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2012.
General chairman, IST/SPIE (Electronic Imaging), Internet Imaging Conference, San Jose (CA), 2005.
Chairman poster, IS&T Third European Conference on Colour in Graphics, Imaging, and Vision (CGIV 2006), Leeds (UK), 2006.
General chairman, IST/SPIE (Electronic Imaging), Internet Imaging Conference, San Jose (CA), 2006.
General co-chairman, IST/SPIE (Electronic Imaging), Multimedia Content Access: Algorithms and Systems, San Jose (CA), 2007.
General chairman, IST/SPIE (Electronic Imaging), Multimedia Content Access: Algorithms and Systems, San Jose (CA), 2008.
General chairman, IST/SPIE (Electronic Imaging), Multimedia Content Access: Algorithms and Systems, San Jose (CA), 2010.
Co-chairman, IST/SPIE (Electronic Imaging), Multimedia Content Access: Algorithms and Systems, San Jose (CA), 2012.
Co-chairman workshops, International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR10), Instanbul, Turkey, 2010.
Organizer, International Workshop on Human Behaviour Understanding, Instanbul, Turkey, 2010.
Co-chair, Area Computer Vision, Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis, Islas Canarias, Spain, 2011.
Guest editor, Special Issue on Content-based Image Retrieval, International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV), 2004.
Guest editor, Special Issue on Colour for Image Indexing and Retrieval, Comp. Vision & Im. Underst. (CVIU), 2004.
Guest editor, Special Issue on Affect Based Human Behavior Understanding, IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, 2011.
Guest editor, Special Issue on Computer Vision for Ambient Intelligence, Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, 2011.
Book, editor, IST/SPIE (Electronic Imaging) Internet Imaging VI, Vol. SPIE 5670, 2005.
Book, editor, IST/SPIE (Electronic Imaging) Internet Imaging VII, Vol. SPIE 6061, 2006.
Book, editor, IST/SPIE (Electronic Imaging) Multimedia Content Access: Algorithms and Systems II, Vol. SPIE 6820, 2008.
Book, editor, IST/SPIE (Electronic Imaging) Multimedia Content Access: Algorithms and Systems IV, Vol. SPIE 6820, 2010.
Editor, Proceedings of eNTERFACE, Multi-Modal User Interfaces, UvA, 2010.
Book, editor, Human Behavior Understanding, HBU 2010, LNCS 6219, Springer Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg, 2010.
Reviewer, e.g. IEEE trans. PAMI, IEEE trans. IP, IEEE trans. Multimedia, CVIU, JOSA, IJCV.
Assessor, numerous research grant proposals (RGC Hong Kong).
Examiner, numerous Ph.D. theses (Amsterdam, Utrecht, Nanyang Singapore, Sherbrooke, Poitiers, Lille).
Member, IEEE CS Society, Dutch chapter of the IAPR, IOP examining committee, MultimediaN.

Program Committee


Program committee, International Conference on Visual Information (Visual99), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1999.
Program committee, SPIE Electronic Imaging, Conference on Internet Imaging (SPIE), San Jose, USA, 2000.
Program committee, International Conference on Visual Information (Visual00), Lyon, France, 2000.
Program committee, IS&T International Conference on Color in Graphics and Image Processing (CGIP), France, 2000.
Program committee, IEEE Workshop on Content-based Access of Image and Video Libraries (CVPR), Hawaii, 2001.
Program committee, SPIE Electronic Imaging, Conference on Internet Imaging (SPIE), San Jose, USA, 2001.
Program committee, International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Quebec City, Canada, 2002.
Program committee, SPIE Electronic Imaging, Conference on Internet Imaging (SPIE), San Jose, USA, 2002.
Program committee, International Conference on Visual Information (Visual02), HsinChu, Taiwan, 2002.
Program committee, IS&T European Conference on Color in Graphics, Image and Vision (CGIV), France, 2002.
Program committee, International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval (CIVR), London, England, 2002.
Program committee, SPIE Electronic Imaging, Conference on Internet Imaging (SPIE), Santa Clara, USA, 2003.
Program committee, International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval (CIVR), Cambridge, England, 2003.
Program committee, International Conference on Visual Information (Visual03), Florida, USA, 2003.
Program committee, International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP03), Barcelona, Spain, 2003.
Program committee, International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV03), Nice, France, 2003.
Program committee, IEEE Workshop on CPMCV (Associated with ICCV03), Nice, France, 2003.
Program committee, ACM SIGMM International Workshop on Multimedia Information Retrieval Berkeley, USA, 2003.
Program committee, IS&T European Conference on Color in Graphics, Image and Vision (CGIV), Germany, 2004.
Program committee, SPIE Electronic Imaging, Conference on Internet Imaging (SPIE), San Jose, USA, 2004.
Program committee, International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval, Dublin, Ireland, 2004.
Program committee, International Workshop on Human Computer Interaction (in conjunction with the ECCV 2004), Prague, 2004.
Program committee, International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP04), Singapore, 2004.
Program committee, 12th European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO04), Vienna, Austria, 2004.
Program committee, International Conference on Visual Information (Visual04), San Francisco, USA, 2004.
Program committee, Brazilian Symposium on Computer Graphics and Image Processing, Curitiba, Brazil, 2004.
Program committee, ACM SIGMM International Workshop on Multimedia Information Retrieval, New York, NY, USA, 2004.
Program committee, International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval, Singapore, 2005.
Program committee, SPIE Electronic Imaging, Conference on Internet Imaging (SPIE), San Jose, USA, 2005.
Program committee, International Conference on Visual Information (Visual05), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2005.
Program committee, Pattern Analysis for Applications in Physical and Life Sciences, Bath, 2005.
Program committee, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP05), USA, 2005.
Program committee, International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP05), Genoa, Italy, 2005.
Program committee, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems (ICME), Amsterdam, 2005.
Program committee, Third Special Workshop on Multimedia Semantics, Pisa, Italy, 2005.
Program committee, International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV05), Beijing, China, 2005.
Program committee, IEEE International Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction (Associated with ICCV05), Beijing, China, 2005.
Program committee, 7th ACM SIGMM Int. Workshop on Multimedia Inf. Retrieval, Singapore, (Associated with ACM Multimedia), 2005.
Program committee, Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems, Antwerp, Belgium, 2005.
Program committee, International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval (CIVR), Tempe, Arizona, USA, 2006.
Program committee, Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV06), Hyderabad, India, 2006.
Program committee, International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR06), New York, NY, USA, 2006.
Program committee, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP06), Toulouse, France, 2006.
Program committee, International Workshop on Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval, Geneva, Sitzerland, 2006.
Program committee, International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP06), Atlanta, USA, 2006.
Program committee, International Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction In conjunction with ECCV 2006, Graz, Austria, 2006.
Program committee, First International Workhsop on Human-Centered Multimedia, (Associated with ACM Multimedia), CA, USA, 2006.
Program committee, SPIE Electronic Imaging, Conference on Internet Imaging (SPIE), San Jose, USA, 2006.
Program committee, IS&T European Conference on Color in Graphics, Image and Vision (CGIV), Leeds, England, 2006.
Program committee, International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS), Greece, June, 2007.
Program committee, 7th Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval Workshop (DIR 2007), Leuven, Belgium, March 28-29, 2007.
Program committee, SPIE Electronic Imaging, Conference on Internet Imaging (SPIE), San Jose, USA, 2007.
Program committee, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP07), Honolulu, Hawaii, 2007.
Program committee, International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR07), Minneapolis, USA, 2007.
Program committee, Computational Color Imaging Workshop, Modena, Italy, 2007
Program committee, Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems, Delft, The Netherlands, 2007.
Program committee, Workshop on Photometric Analysis for Computer Vision, (in conjunction with ICCV'07), Brazil, 2007.
Program committee, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP07), San Antonio, Texas, USA, 2007.
Program committee, International Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications (SIGMAP), Barcelona, Spain, 2007.
Program committee, Asian Conference on Computer Vision, Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 18-22, 2007.
Program committee, IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 14-21, 2007.
Program committee, ACM International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, July 9-11, 2007.
Program committee, Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems, Delft, The Netherlands, August 28-31, 2007.
Program committee, International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR08), Alaska, USA, 2008.
Program committee, IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR08), Tampa, Florida, USA, 2008.
Program committee, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP08), Las Vegas, USA, 2008.
Program committee, European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV08), Marseille, France, 2008.
Program committee, 8th Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval Workshop (DIR 2008), Maastricht, Netherlands, 2008.
Program committee, IS&T European Conference on Color in Graphics, Image and Vision (CGIV), Barcelona, Spain, 2008.
Program committee, ACM International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval, Niagara Falls, Canada, 2008.
Program committee, British Machine Vision Conference, Leeds, UK, 2008.
Program committee, Int. Conference on Signal Processing and Multimedia Applications, Porto, Portugal, 2008.
Program committee, IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR09), Miami, USA, 2009.
Program committee, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP09), Tapei, Taiwan, 2009.
Program committee, International Symposium on Signal Processing, Image Processing and Pattern Recognition, Korea, 2009.
Program committee, ACM International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval 2009 (CIVR 2009), Santorini, Greece, 2009.
Program committee, 9th Dutch-Belgian Information Retrieval Workshop (DIR 2008), University of Twente, Netherlands, 2009.
Program committee, International Workshop on Computer Graphics, Multimedia and Security (CGMS-09), Seoul, Korea, 2009.
Program committee, IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV09), Kyoto, Japan, 2009.
Program committee, IEEE International Conference On Advanced Video and Signal Based Surveillance, Genoa, Italy, 2009.
Program committee, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP09), Cairo, Egypt, 2009.
Program committee, Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV09), Xi' an, China, 2009.
Program committee, IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR10), San Francisco, USA, 2010.
Program committee, European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV10), Crete, Greece, 2010.
Program committee, Britsch Machine Vision Conference (BMVC10), Aberystwyth (Wales), UK, 2010.
Program committee, IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR10), Instanbul, Turkey, 2010.
Program committee, Workshop on Media Retargeting, (in conjunction with ECCV'10), Greece, 2010.
Program committee, IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP11), Prague, Czech Republic, 2011.
Program committee, IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR11), Colorado Springs, USA, 2011.
Program committee, International Conference on Image and Signal Processing, ICISP'12, Marocco, 2011.
Program committee, IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV11), Barcelona, Spain, 2011.
Program committee, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP11), Brussels, Belgium, 2011.
Program committee, Britsch Machine Vision Conference (BMVC11), Dundee, UK, 2011.

International Professional Tutorials

Instructor, Image Search Engines, International Conference on Visual Information (Visual99), Amsterdam, 1999.
Instructor, Content-based Image Retrieval, Fribourg, Switzerland, 1999.
Instructor, Image Search Engines, IEEE International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems (ICME), Florence, 1999.
Instructor, Image Search Engines, International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Barcelona, Spain, 2000.
Instructor, Image Search Engines, IEEE Int. Conf. on Comp. Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Hawaii, 2001.
Instructor, Content-based Image Retrieval, Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Quebec City, Canada, 2002.
Instructor, Colour in Image and Video Databases, IS&T Conf. Color in Graphics, Image and Vision, France, 2002.
Instructor, Colour in Image and Video Databases, IS&T Conf. Color in Graphics, Image and Vision, Germany, 2004.
Instructor, Content-based Image Retrieval, Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Cambridge, UK, 2004.
Instructor, Content-based Image and Video Retrieval, SPIE Electronic Imaging, Conference on Internet Imaging (SPIE), USA, 2005.
Instructor, Content-based Image and Video Retrieval, SPIE Electronic Imaging, Conference on Internet Imaging (SPIE), USA, 2006.
Instructor, Content-based Image and Video Retrieval, CVPR, New York, USA, 2006.
Instructor, Content-based Image Retrieval, IEEE Turkish National Conf. on Signal Processing and Communication Appl., Turkey, 2006.
Instructor, Content-based Image Retrieval, Int. Conf. on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Hong Kong, 2006.
Instructor, Image and Video Retrieval, IEEE ICIP, San Antonio, Texas, USA, 2007.
Instructor, Image and Video Retrieval, ICIAP, Modena, Italy, 2007.
Instructor, Image and Video Retrieval, IEEE ICCV, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2007.
Instructor, Color in Image and Video Processing, IEEE ICIP, Cairo, Egypt, 2009.
Instructor, Coloring Visual Search, IEEE ICCV, Kyoto, Japan, 2009.
Instructor, Coloring Image Search, ICPR, Instanbul, Turkey, 2010.
Instructor, Color image understanding: from acquisition to high-level image understanding, ICCV, Barcelona, Spain, 2011.
Instructor, Vision Understanding Machine Intelligence Summer School, Porto, Portugal, 2013.

National Professional and Graduation Courses

Multimedia Informatie, Graduation Course, Faculty of Science, University of Amsterdam.
Multimedia Retrieval, Professional Course, Advanced School for Computing and Imaging (ASCI).
Multimedia Access, Professional Course, Post Academic Technical Education (PATO).
A World of Colour, Professional Course, Ph.D. National Tutorial and as Part of Measurement in Digitized Images (ASCI).

Post-Doctoral Researches, Supervisor

Jan-Mark Geusebroek, Color and Image Statistics (now at Perceptech BV).
Marcel Lucassen, Human Color Vision (now at Philips).
Lex Toet, Dynamic Textures (TNO).
Albert Ali Salah, Human Behaviour Understanding (now at Bogazici University ) .
Alan Hanburry, Color in Image Processing (now researcher at PRIP).
Nicu Sebe, Access of Video Databases (now Full Prof. in Trento).
Harro Stokman, Combining Classifiers based on Economical Principles (now at Qualcomm bv.).
Joost van de Weijer, Local Color Features (now at Computer Vision Centre, UAB, Barcelona).
Sezer Karaoglu, 3D Computer Vision (also at 3DUniversum).
Fares Alnajar, Face Analysis bu Deep Learning (also at Sightcorp and 3DUniversum).

Support

Taylan Toygarlar, programmer (Industry).
Jacopo Staiano, programmer (Trento).

Doctoral Thesis, Supervisor

Harro Stokman, IOP, UvA-ISIS, Robust Photometric Invariance in Machine Color Vision, 1996-2000 (completed).
Joost van de Weijer, AMIS, NWO, UvA-ISIS, Multimedia Access, 1999-2004(completed).
Aristeidis Diplaros, IOP, UvA-ISIS, Content-Based Image Retrieval, 2001-2005 (completed).
Frank Aldershoff, IOP, UvA-ISIS, Long Term Tracking of Interacting Objects, 2002-2006 (completed).
Arjan Gijsenij, MultimediaN, UvA-ISIS, Learning Features for Video Recogition, 2005-2009 (completed).
Roberto Valenti, MIAUCE, UvA-ISIS, Emotion, Head Pose and Eye Tracking, 2006-2010 (completed).
Ivo Everts, MIAUCE-PERCEPT, UvA-ISIS, Human Gesture Analysis, 2006-2010 (completed).
Koen van de Sande, VIDI-Video, UvA-ISIS, Concept Recognition by Local Features, 2007-2011 (completed).
Aitor Azcarate Onaindia, NWO-VICI, UvA-ISIS, Color and Reflectance in Image Processing, 2009-2013 (completed).
Hamdi Dibeklioglu, NWO-VICI, UvA-ISIS, Human Behavior Analysis, 2009-2013 (completed).
Jose Alvarez, CVC-Barcelona, Photometric Invariance, 2007-2010 (completed).
Pep Confaus, CVC-Barcelona, Image Indexing, 2009-2013 (completed).
Fares Alnajar, COMMIT, UvA-ISIS, Human Behavior Analysis, 2011-2015 (completed).
Sezer Karaoglu, COMMIT, UvA-ISIS, Augmented Reality, 2011-2015 (completed).
Zhongyu Lou, CRC, UvA-ISIS, Image Understanding, 2011-2015 (completed).
Yang Liu, CRC, UvA-ISIS, Object Detection, 2011-2015 (completed).
Yainuvis Salas, CVC-Barcelona, Segmentation for Object Detection, 2011-2014 (completed).

Master Thesis, Supervisor

Vasil Kajcovski, Image Segmentation by Guided Delaunay Triangulation, 1996 (completed).
Rene Mandl, A Comparative Study of Matching Measures, 1998 (completed).
Peter Vreman, Retrieving and Localizing Objects in Images, 2000 (completed).
Neeltje Blommestein, The Relevance Pyramid, 2000 (completed).
Frank Aldershoff, Classification of Images on Internet by Visual and Textual Information, 2001 (completed).
Wilma Tomasouw, Relevance Feedback Techniques in Color Texture Image Databases, 2001 (completed).
Salmon Tetelepta, Photometric Hashing, 2002 (completed).
Rob Weijers, Analysis of Stock Data through Salient Scale Space, 2002. (completed)
Arnoud Rob, Classifying Football Video into Players, Lines and Field using Histogram and Motion Learning Techniques, 2003 (completed).
Simon van der Woude, Billboard Identification in Video of Football Games, 2003 (completed).
Simon Voortman, Classification of Local Structures in Color Images, 2003 (completed).
Jette Bunders, Tracking Objects based on Adaptive Color Model Selection for Foreground-Background Separation, 2004 (completed).
Philip Prins, Model Assisted Tracking of Players in Sport Video, 2004 (completed).
Marco Dekker, Color Feature Selection for Object Recognition, 2004 (completed).
Dirk Gietelink, Classifying images and objects based on the Distribution of Geometry Energies, 2005 (completed).
Nuray Gokalp, Multimodal, Affective, and Intelligent Human-Computer Interaction, 2005 (completed).
Sietse Dijkstra, Evaluation of Multi-scale Salient Points, 2005 (completed).
Vladimir Nedovic, Visual Feature Extraction for Visual Analysis, 2006 (completed).
Nicholaas Heyning, Real-time Face Recognition, 2006 (completed).
Roberto Valenti, Active Appearance Models for Facial Expression Recognition, 2006 (completed).
Ivo Everts, Cooperative Object Tracking with Multiple PTZ Cameras, 2006 (completed).
Michael Metternich, Aggression Detection based on Audio and Visual Data, 2006 (completed).
Koen van de Sande, Concept Recognition by Coloring Local Features, 2007 (completed).
Reena Mahabir, Object Recognition: An Overview, 2007 (completed).
Areej Mahdi, Classification of Microarray data using gene sets, 2008 (completed).
Dave Soest, Self-localization using an SIMD Architecture, 2008 (completed).
Nikolaj Groeneweg, The Influence of Color and Texture on Emotions, 2008 (completed).
Nicholas Piel, Content-based Person Classification, 2008 (completed).
Henco Visser, Object Localization, 2009 (completed).
Attila Houtkooper, A Game Architecture, 2009 (completed).
Peter van de Meer, Object Tracking, 2010 (completed).
Gijs Molenaar, Sonic Gesture, 2010 (completed).
Steven Roebert, Recognizing Human Actions in Movies, 2010 (completed).
Fares Alnajar, Human Age Estimation via Real-life Facial Images, 2010 (completed).
Kalin Stefanov, Webcam-based Eye Gaze Tracking under Natural Head Movement, 2010 (completed).
Tim Alkemade, Oil Spill Detection in Images using Simulated Data, 2011 (completed).
Jasper van Turnhout, Texture Synthesis for Material Classifcation, 2011 (completed).
Jeroen Vlek, Image Understanding, 2011 (completed).
Aziz Baibabaev, Mobile Phone Registration, 2012 (completed).
Stefan de Konink, Geographical Compression and Quality Enhancements, 2012 (completed).
Thijs Kooi, Rigid Surface Tracking for Spatial Augmented Reality, 2012 (completed).
Fedde Burgers, Studio Sport Automated, 2012 (completed).
L. Avgerinidis, Large Scale Face Recognition in Unconstrained Settings Using Metric Learning, 2014 (completed).
N. Steenbergen, Chord Recognition with Stacked Denoising Autoencoders, 2014 (completed).
I. Zervos,Text detection and recognition in natural scenes by combining multiple color channels with selective search, 2014 (completed).
F.J.B. Burgers, Football match event detection using player posture and player group classification, 2014 (completed).
T. Kooi, Rigid Surface Tracking for Spatial Augmented Reality, 2014 (completed).
Arif Qodari, Integral Channel Features with Random Forest for 3D Facial Landmark Detection, 2016 (completed).
Finde Xumara, 3D Indoor Mapping, 2016 (completed).
Robert Iepsma, Crowdsourcing sample quality scores for multimedia event detection, 2016.
Martijn Loos, Road Classification by Deep Learning, 2016.
Eva van Weel, Predicting Freezing Moments of Parkison Patients, 2016.
Nick de Wolf, Indoor 3D Scene classification with RGB-D data, 2016.
Daniel Hallin, 3D Inference, 2016.

Grants, Principal Investigator

AMIS, Multimedia Access, 1996-2001, NWO, UvA-Science-ISIS, UU-CS, UT-CS, TUD-CS, 500 KEuro.
PictureFinder, Content-Based Image Retrieval, 2001-2005, IOP, Markgraaf, UvA-Science-ISIS, 200 KEuro.
VIP, Color Image Processing, 1997-2001, IOP, Stork, UvA-Science-ISIS, 200 KEuro.
XTrack, Appearance-Based Object Tracking, 2002-2006, IOP, AINO, UvA-Science-ISIS, 200 KEuro.
VAT, Video Analysis, 2004-2008, MultimediaN, Ilse, UvA-Science-ISIS, 400 KEuro.
LF, Learning Features, Project 1, 2004-2008, MultimediaN, 1.6 MEuro.
VidiVideo, STREP, 2006-2009, 2.7 MEuro.
Vici, 2008-2013, 1.5 MEuro.
COMMIT, 2011-2015, 570 KEuro of 50 MEuro.

Grants, Co-Principal Investigator

Relevance Feedback Methods in Content-based Image Retrieval, 1999-2003, NWO-SION, Leiden-CS-LIACS, 150 KEuro.

Software and Industrial Partners

Content-based Image Retrieval on the Internet, contacts IBM, AINO, ANP, PictureBox, VNU, PCM.
Colour Image Processing on the Internet, contacts Stork, Philips, Akzo Nobel.
ImageFilterControl, filtering system, contacts Novagraaf, TPG, Unilever, Heineken.
Virtual Advertisement, contacts SBS, Canal+, Feyenoord, Heerenveen, AINO, KNVB, Eredivisie NV.
Smart camera's, contact Philips CFT.

Invited International Lectures and Talks


Th. Geveres, Introduction to Computer Vision, iV&L Net Training School, Leuven, Belgium, 2015.
Th. Gevers, Are you Smiling at me? International Conference on Signal Processing and Integrated Networks (SPIN-2014), Delhi, India, 2014.
Th. Gevers, Facial Expressions and Their Implications, International Conference on Control, Communication and Computing (ICCC 2013), Kerala, India, 2013.
Th. Gevers, Object Recognition: The Role of Color, ICCSNT 2013, Dalian, China, 2013.
Th. Gevers, Color in Computer Vision, Porto, Portugal, 2013.
Th. Gevers, Color in Computer Vision for Object Recognition, IEEE ICIIP-2013, India, 2013.
Th. Gevers, Facial Expression Analysis, School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, McGill, Montreal, 2013.
Th. Gevers, Object Recognition and Facial Expression Analysis, Center for Intelligent Machines, McGill, Montreal, 2013.
Th. Gevers, Coloring Image Search, Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada, 2010.
Th. Gevers, The Future of Image Search, Delft, The Netherlands, 2010.
Th. Gevers, Color Descriptors for Object Recognition, Saint Etienne, France, March, 2009.
Th. Gevers, Content-based Image and Video Retrieval, Toulon, France, January, 2009.
Th. Gevers, Color-based Object Recognition, Italy, 2008.
Th. Gevers, Image and Video Retrieval, Italy, 2008.
Th. Gevers, Emotion Recognition, England, 2007.
Th. Gevers, Color Image Classification, Spain, 2007.
Th. Gevers, Content-based Image Retrieval, Antalya, Turkey, 2006.
Th. Gevers, Color in Computer Vision, Poitiers, France, 2005.
Th. Gevers, Color Perspectives, LIACS, Leyden, 2005.
Th. Gevers, Content-based Image and Video Retrieval, San Jose, 2005.
Th. Gevers, Content-based Image Retrieval in Perspective, Workshop on Multimedia Information Retrieval in Business Applications, Darmstadt, Germany, 2003.
Th. Gevers, Classifying Color Transitions, IEEE Int. Conf. on Image Processing (ICIP), Vancouver, Canada, 2000.
Th. Gevers, Classification by Visual and Textual Information, Centre for Machine Perception, Czech Republic, 2000.
Th. Gevers, Colour Invariance: Theory and Practice, Colour Group of Great Britain, BMVA, London, 2000.
Th. Gevers and A.W.M. Smeulders, Color Image Search Engines, Course, fribourg, Switzerland, 1999.
Th. Gevers and A.W.M. Smeulders, Image search engines, Tutorial, IEEE Multimedia, Florence Italy 1999.
A.W.M. Smeulders, M. Worring, Th. Gevers and J.-M. Geusebroek, Content Based Image Retrieval, CIVR, G.B., 2002.
A.W.M. Smeulders, J.-M. Geusebroek and Th. Gevers, Invariant Representations, IEEE ICIP, Greece, 2001.
A.W.M. Smeulders, Th. Gevers, et. al., Invariance in Content-based Image Retrieval, IEEE ICME 2000, USA, 2000.
A.W.M. Smeulders, Th. Gevers, et. al., Color Image Retrieval Workshop, Daimler Benz, Ulm, Germany, 2000.
A.W.M. Smeulders and Th. Gevers, Image Search Engines, Boston University, USA, 1999.
A.W.M. Smeulders and Th. Gevers, Color image search, International Conference, Salerno, Italy, 1999.
A.W.M. Smeulders and Th. Gevers, Color vision and image search systems, Dagstuhl, Germany, 1999.
A.W.M. Smeulders and Th. Gevers, In Search of Image Databases, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, 1998.
A.W.M. Smeulders and Th. Gevers, In Search of Image Databases, Electro Technical Lab, Tsukuba, Japan, 1998.
A.W.M. Smeulders and Th. Gevers, In Search of Image Databases, Milan, Italy, 1998.
A.W.M. Smeulders, Th. Gevers, et. al., Crossing the divide between images and databases, IFIP DB systems, Italy, 1998.

Awards

VICI grant, Color in Computer Vision, 2008-2013, NWO Innovational Research Incentives
Full Professor UAB-CVC, Barcelona, Spain
Full Professor Grant, ICREA, Spain.
TomTom Innovation Award, 2008.
1st place TRECVID concept detection competition, 2008.
1st place TRECVID concept detection competition, 2009.
1st place TRECVID concept detection competition, 2010.
1st place PASCAL Visual Object Classes Challenge Competition (Classification), 2008.
1st place ImageCLEF (Visual Concept Detection), 2009.

TV/Press (selected)

TV exposure
BBC news, December 15th, 2005
CNN, December 16th, 2005
TeleFrance 1 (TF1), December 16th, 2005
RAI 1, December 15th, 2005
Japan Today News, December 15th, 2005
VRT, December 15th, 2005
ZDF, December 16th, 2005
CNN, February, 2007
TVE, November, 2007
ZDF, January, 2008
RAI1, November, 2009

TV interviews
RTL-i (Belgium) Ca Alors show January 13 th 2006
Ned 3 VARA De Wereld Draait Door (live) Jan. 2006
SBS6 Shownieuws February 11th, 2006
Deutsche Welle (Germany) March 1th, 2006
TV Tokyo (Japan) March 22th, 2006
Ivanhoe Broadcast News (USA) March 31th, 2006
Goedmorgen Nederland - November 2008
AT5 - June 2009
NOS Journaal - December 2010

Articles in Newspapers and Magazines
Der Spiegel, 15th December, 2005
Parool, 15th December, 2006
Algemeen Dagblad, 2006
Time Magazine, Oct 6th, 2006
The Christian Science Monitor, Boston, USA, Dec 18th, 2006
Psychologie, January, 2007
Metro, February, 2007
Wired, July, 2007
Algemeen Dagblad, 17 November, 2007

Radio
Radio 1, Met het oog op morgen, January, 2006
Canadian radio station CNKW, January 2006
Mega stad fm, Rotterdam, March 2007
Radio 1, Radio Online, August 14th, 2007
Hoe?Zo!, September 2007
BNR radio (TROS ), November 2009
Kassa Radio 1 (Vara), June, 2010