Paper Presenter
W. T. Freeman, E. C. Pasztor, O. T. Carmichael Learning Low-Level Vision International Journal of Computer Vision, 40(1), pp. 25-47, 2000. [PDF]  

R. Fergus, B. Singh, A. Hertzmann, S. Roweis, and W. T. Freeman Removing camera shake from a single image, SIGGRAPH 2006 [PDF]

Michael Whiteley

Ce Liu, Antonio Torralba, William Freeman, Fredo Durand, and Edward Adelson, Motion Magnification, SIGGRAPH 2005 [PDF]

Jaakko Konttinen
Jian Sun, Yin Li, Sing-Bing Kang and Heung-Yeung Shum. Symmetric Stereo Matching for Occlusion Handling. CVPR 2005, Vol. 2, pp. 399-406. [PDF] Omer Bilal
Computing Visual Correspondence with Occlusions using Graph Cuts Vladimir Kolmogorov and Ramin Zabih. In IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), July 2001. - [PDF] Min Hu
A. Levin and Y. Weiss. Learning to Combine Bottom-Up and Top-Down Segmentation. Proc. of the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Graz, Austria, May 2006 - [PDF] Vladimir Reilly
Fields of Experts:A Framework for Learning Image Priors Stefan Roth and Michael J. Black IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, volume 2, pages 860-867, San Diego, California, June 2005. - [PDF] Remo Pillat
J Portilla, V Strela, M Wainwright, E P Simoncelli. Image Denoising using Scale Mixtures of Gaussians in the Wavelet Domain. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. vol 12, no. 11, pp. 1338-1351, November 2003.- [PDF] Michael Snead
Weakly Supervised Scale-Invariant Learning of Models for Visual Recognition - Fergus, R. , Perona, P. and Zisserman, A. - [PDF] Jan Prokaj
A performance evaluation of local descriptors -Krystian Mikolajczyk, Cordelia Schmid IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis & Machine Intelligence, Volume 27, Number 10 - 2005 - [PDF] Philip Berkowitz
A comparison of affine region detectors Krystian Mikolajczyk, Tinne Tuytelaars, Cordelia Schmid, Andrew Zisserman, J. Matas, F. Schaffalitzky, T. Kadir, L. Van Gool International Journal of Computer Vision, Volume 65, Number 1/2 - 2005 - [PDF] Justin Key
D. Blei, A. Ng, and M. Jordan. Latent Dirichlet allocation. Journal of Machine Learning Research, 3:993–1022, January 2003. - [PDF] Kegan Samuel

J. Sivic, B. C. Russell, A. A. Efros, A. Zisserman, W. T. Freeman, Discovering objects and their location in images, International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Beijing, China, October, 2005.- [PDF]

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J. Sivic, B. C. Russell, A. A. Efros, A. Zisserman, W. T. Freeman, Discovering object categories in image collections, MIT AI Lab Memo AIM-2005-005, February, 2005 - [PDF]

Yusuf Ayatar
Shape Matching and Object Recognition using Low Distortion Correspondence Alexander C. Berg, Tamara L. Berg, Jitendra Malik - IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2005 - [PDF] David Lyle
Putting Objects in Perspective Derek Hoiem, Alexei A. Efros, Martial Hebert. In CVPR 2006. - [PDF] Pavel Babenko
Sharing visual features for multiclass and multiview object detection A. Torralba, K. P. Murphy and W. T. Freeman In press, IEEE Transactions On Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence. - [PDF] Craig Dean
Context-based vision system for place and object recognition A. Torralba, K. P. Murphy, W. T. Freeman and M. A. Rubin IEEE Intl. Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Nice, France, October 2003. - [PDF] Ryan Faircloth
Contextual Models for Object Detection using Boosted Random Fields A. Torralba, K. P. Murphy and W. T. Freeman Adv. in Neural Information Processing Systems 17 (NIPS), pp. 1401-1408, 2005. - [PDF] Mikel Rodriguez
The earth mover's distance as a metric for image retrieval. International Journal of Computer Vision, 40(2):99-121, November 2000 Y. Rubner, C. Tomasi, and L. J. Guibas. [PDF] Sohail Sattar

K. Grauman and T. Darrell. The Pyramid Match Kernel: Discriminative Classification with Sets of Image Features. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Beijing, China, October 2005. [PDF]

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Beyond Bags of Features: Spatial Pyramid Matching for Recognizing Natural Scene Categories S. Lazebnik, C. Schmid, and J. Ponce. Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, New York, June 2006, vol. II, pp. 2169-2178. - [PDF]

Jared Johnson
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