Author: Hariri Institute

Over 200 Students Present Computational & Data-Driven Research at Hariri

[Return to Nexus Newsletter] By Sabrina Charania As part of its commitment to enriching the student research experience at BU, the Hariri Institute for Computing supports several computer science (CS) courses that provide experiential learning opportunities to students. These opportunities give students a chance to exchange ideas with industry leaders and allow them to explore how computational […]

Knowledge Transfer for Face Recognition

Zhengming Ding, Graduate Student, Northeastern University Wednesday, December 6, 1:00-2:00pm; Hariri Institute for Computing (111 Cummington Mall, Boston) Abstract: It is essential to adapt previous well-organized knowledge to facilitate the challenging face recognition tasks, e.g., missing modality and one-shot issues. First of all, transfer learning may fail if no target evaluated face data are available in […]

From Vision to Language and Back Again

Andrei Barbu, Research Scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Wednesday, November 15, 1:00-2:00pm; Hariri Institute for Computing (111 Cummington Mall, Boston) Abstract: We will discuss a program to unify research around a number of vision-language problems into a single mathematical framework culminating in a robotic platform that is able to follow natural language commands, store knowledge, and answer questions. […]

Media Analysis and Understanding

Guorong Li, Associate Professor, University of Chinese Academy of Sciences Wednesday, November 8, 1:00-2:00pm; Hariri Institute for Computing (111 Cummington Mall, Boston) Abstract: With the increasing prevalence of digital camera, images and videos have become the necessary part of people’s life. It is important to analyze videos, images and understand them automatically. In this talk, I will […]