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Laura Sevilla (Lecturer in Computer Vision)

I'm a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) as of January 2019. 


My research focuses on motion in the visual world: what motion tells us about the properties, the state and the structure of the world, and how to estimate it. This broadly includes motion estimation, temporal representations, video understanding, high-level perceptual tasks that involve motion and the machine learning problems that all these problems pose.


Before I joined Edinburgh, I was a postdoc at Facebook Research, and before I was at the Max Planck Institute for Perceiving Systems. 


WHAT'S NEW? 


  • I'm co-leading with Yannis Kalantidis the very exciting CVPR Worksop on "Computer Vision for Global Challenges" , where we explore novel vision problems to humanitarian, development, and other global domains. Check our video below
  • We're presenting the tiny DMC-Net for Action Recognition at CVPR '19. Everything you wanted in an action recognition network, for a fraction of the cost. 
  • We just uploaded FASTER to ArXiv, to leverage temporal redundancy for action recognition. 
  • Kiyoon Kim and Shreyank Gowda to join the lab and start their PhD in September. 


I'm always looking for very motivated, independent and talented PhD students. 

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Research

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Outreach

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Vacancies

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Contact

lsevilla at exseed dot ed dot ac dot uk

Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton St, Edinburgh EH8 9AB