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Brian Price

Principal Scientist
Adobe Research


As a research scientist at Adobe, I research Computer Vision, develop new technologies, transfer them to Adobe products, and work with universities and PhD students through collaborations and internships.   (See full bio here)


Research Interests:  Computer Vision, Graphics, and Machine Learning,  especially segmentation (interactive object selection, matting, panoptic/semantic segmentation, video segmentation), image synthesis, and document understanding.

Latest News

Adobe named Innovative Company for 2022

Mar 9, 2022

Adobe was recognized as one of the top ten most innovative companies in AI for 2022 by Fast Company.

CVPR 2022 acceptances

Mar 2, 2022

I had two papers accepted to CVPR. Watch for them to appear on my Papers page in the future.

ICDAR 2021

Sep 8, 2021

This week is ICDAR. I gave a talk on our DVQA work at the DocVQA workshop. I also have a paper there, "Visual FUDGE: Form Understanding via Dynamic Graph Editing." Check it out on my Papers page.

Recent Publications

Visual FUDGE: Form Understanding via Dynamic Graph Editing

Brian Davis, Bryan Morse, Brian Price, Chris Tensmeyer, Curtis Wigington

ICDAR 2021

Rethinking Text Segmentation: A Novel Dataset and a Text-Specific Refinement Approach

Xingqian Xu, Zhifei Zhang, Zhaowen Wang, Brian Price, Zhonghao Wang, Humphrey Shi

CVPR 2021


Measuring Human Perception to Improve Handwritten Document Transcription

Samuel Grieggs, Bingyu Shen, Greta Rauch, Pei Li, Jiaqi Ma, David Chiang,
Brian Price, Walter Scheirer

PAMI 2021


Recent Patents

Interactive Image Matting using Neural Networks

Brian Price, Scott Cohen, Marco Forte, Ning Xu.

GB Patent 2582689. Mar. 16, 2022.

Compositing Aware Digital Image Search

Xiaohui Shen, Zhe Lin, Kalyan Sunkavalli, ​Hengshuang Zhao, Brian Price

US Patent 11,263,259. Mar. 1, 2022.

Simulated Handwriting Image Generator.

Christopher Tensmeyer, Rajiv Jain, Curtis Wigington, Brian Price, Brian Davis.

US Patent 11,250,252. Feb. 15, 2022.

Technologies Highlights

Object-aware Refine Edge

A few years back I helped to advise on the creation of the Select and Mask workspace in Photoshop that allows users to select objects in images.  Photoshop added a new mode that allows for improved extraction of hair for complex images.  This mode is a follow on to our Deep Image Matting paper from CVPR 2017.