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EECS Seminar: Towards Understanding Stories from Videos
January 15, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Towards Understanding Stories from Videos
Department of Computer Science
University of Toronto
Bio: Sanja Fidler is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto. Previously she was a Research Assistant Professor at TTI-Chicago, a philanthropically endowed academic institute located in the campus of the University of Chicago. She completed her PhD in computer science at University of Ljubljana in 2010, and was a postdoctoral fellow at University of Toronto during 2011-2012. In 2010 she visited UC Berkeley as a visiting student. She has served in program committees of numerous international conferences, and has received three outstanding reviewer awards (ECCV 2008, CVPR 2012, ECCV 2012). She is serving as an Area Chair in the upcoming CVPR’16, EMNLP’16 and ACCV’16. She also served as presentations chair at CVPR 2010, and publication chair of CVPR 2013, 2014, 2015, and ICCV 2015. Her main research interests are large-scale object detection, 3D scene understanding, and combining language and vision.