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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.

CVPR 2021

Jun 21, 2021

I'm attending CVPR (remotely) this week. I have one paper, Rethinking Text Segmentation: A Novel Dataset and a Text-Specific Refinement Approach. Check it out on Thursday or on my Papers page.

WACV

Jan 6, 2021

I have a paper being presented in WACV 2021 today, Deep Interactive Thin Object Selection. Head to my Papers page to check it out.

Adobe MAX week

Oct 20, 2020

This week is Adobe MAX. A lot of new Adobe product features will be released this week, including several that I contributed to such as the Object-aware Refine Edge mode.

BMVC

Sep 7, 2020

It is BMVC this week. I have one paper on "Text and Style Conditioned GAN for Generation of Offline Handwriting Lines." Head to my Papers to check it out.

ECCV week

Aug 24, 2020

I am attending ECCV (remotely) this week. Our paper "PhraseClick: Toward Achieving Flexible Interactive Segmentation by Phrase and Click" is a spotlight.

Adobe Research named an "Innovative Team of the Year"

Jul 29, 2020

Fast Company named Adobe Research a finalist for its "Innovative Team of the Year". I am honored to be part of such an amazing team.

Paper accepted to BMVC

Jul 29, 2020

I had a paper accepted to BMVC. Stayed tuned for more info.

Promotion to Principal Scientist

Jul 24, 2020

I have been promoted to Principal Scientist in Adobe Research.

Best Paper runner up at ICME

Jul 7, 2020

Our paper "Interactive Training and Architecture for Deep Object Selection" was named a runner up for Best Paper at ICME today. See my Papers page for details.

Paper accepted to ECCV

Jul 2, 2020

I had a paper accepted at ECCV. More details will be added later.

Four patents issued in June

Jun 30, 2020

I had four patents issue in June (all on the last day of the month). Go to my Patents page to check them out.

CVPR time

Jun 15, 2020

I'm (virutally) at CVPR this week. I had an invited talk today at the Workshop on Text and Documents, and I'll have a paper on Thursday (Deepstrip: High-Resolution Boundary Refinement).

Eurographics 2020 paper

May 25, 2020

I have a paper at Eurographics this week, "RGB2AO: Ambient Occlusion Generation from RGB Images". Go to my Papers page for more information.

Tech Excellence Award winner

Mar 13, 2020

Today I received the Tech Excellence Award from Adobe for my work in segmentation! This is given out one a year to a few recipients. "The Tech Excellence Award recognizes and celebrates employees in technical roles ... who have made a significant impact on our business." I am honored and humbled to have received this award.

WACV 2020 paper

Mar 3, 2020

My coauthor Kushal Kafle is presenting our WACV 2020 paper today. Go to my Papers page for more information.

CVPR paper accepted

Feb 24, 2020

I just had a paper accepted to CVPR 2020. More details forthcoming...

ICCV

Oct 28, 2019

I'm at ICCV this week. We will be presenting two papers. Go to my Papers page to check them out.

Pacific Graphics

Oct 14, 2019

My collaborator Naoto Inuoe is presenting our papers at Pacific Graphics 2019 this week.

ICDAR

Sep 23, 2019

My collaborators are presenting three papers that I am on at ICDAR 2019 this week.

Three patents issued in July

Jul 31, 2019

I had 3 patents issue this month. Check them out on my Patents page.

One patent issued in June

Jun 30, 2019

I had 1 patent issue this month. You can see it on my Patents page.

CVPR

Jun 17, 2019

I'm attending CVPR this week. I'll be helping to present my poster on correcting discolorations in sRGB images caused by incorrect white balancing. We also had some work on question-answering in data visualizations presented in a workshop.

One patent issued in May

May 31, 2019

I had 1 patent issue this month. It was on estimating 3D planes from a 2D image. Check out the details on my Patents page.

Three patents issued in April

May 1, 2019

I had 3 patents issue in April, 2 in the US and 1 in China. Check out the details on my Patents page.

Three patents issued in March

Apr 2, 2019

I had 3 patents issue in March, 2 in the US and 1 in the UK. Check out the details on my Patents page.

CVPR paper accepted

Mar 4, 2019

I had one paper accepted to CVPR. Stay tuned for more information. It will appear soon on my Papers page.

Eurographics short paper accepted

Feb 11, 2019

I had a short paper accepted to Eurographics. This is based on some research done in collaboration with York University. Details will soon be posted on my Papers page.

Three patents issued in January

Jan 31, 2019

This was a good month for patents. I had 3 US patents issue. Check out the details on my Patents page.

Handwriting Recognition project highlighted

Jan 11, 2019

My project on handwriting recognition was highlighted at the Adobe Research blog. You can learn more about on my Technology page or read the article at the Adobe Research blog.

Paper at WACV

Jan 9, 2019

Our paper "Guided Image Inpainting: Replacing an Image Region by Pulling Content from Another Image" was presented at WACV 2019 today by my collaborator Yinan Zhao.

Talk at 1st Large-scale Video Object Segmentation Challenge

Sep 14, 2018

I'm an invited speaker at the 1st Large-scale Video Object Segmentation Challenge. I'll be speaking on Interactive Video Object Segmentation.

ECCV

Sep 7, 2018

I'm attending ECCV this week. I'll be helping to present four posters.

ECCV acceptances

Jul 5, 2018

I had four papers accepted to ECCV. Check out my publications page for more info.

CVPR

Jun 18, 2018

I'm attending CVPR this week. I have three posters and will also be presenting at the Adobe Research booth.

Patent Issued

Jun 5, 2018

Our patent entitled "Planar Region Guided 3D Geometry Estimation From a Single Image" issued today. See "Patents" for more information.

Welcoming Jun Hao Liew

Jun 4, 2018

Jun Hao Liew from the National University of Singapore is beginning his internship with me at Adobe Research.

Patent Issued

May 22, 2018

My patent "Utilizing deep learning for automatic digital image segmentation and stylization" just issued.

Welcoming Marco Forte

May 21, 2018

Marco Forte from Trinity College has begun his internship here at Adobe Research today.

Welcoming Yinan Zhao as intern

May 14, 2018

Yinan Zhao from the University of Texas at Austin is back for his second internship with me.

Intern season has begun - Welcoming Chris Tensmeyer

Apr 30, 2018

Chris Tensmeyer from BYU has started his internship working with me at Adobe Research.

SceneStitch at Summit

Mar 28, 2018

My SceneStitch technology was shown off at Adobe Summit today.

Deep Matting at GTC

Mar 27, 2018

Today the Photoshop team showed off my Deep Matting technology running in Photoshop as an experimental feature.

New website

Mar 21, 2018

I finally decided to put up a personal website. This should be fun. (Hmmm, maybe I should backfill at least a few news items...)

CVPR acceptance

Feb 19, 2018

I have three papers accepted to CVPR.

ICDAR

Nov 13, 2017

At my first ICDAR this week in Kyoto, Japan.

ICCV

Oct 23, 2017

I was at ICCV in Venice this week. It was a great conference at a great location.

MAX Sneaks

Oct 18, 2017

I presented a cool new techology, codenamed SceneStitch, at Adobe Max. I presented to an audience of around 12,000.