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GTC 2016 Autonomous Driving Talk

5th of April, Antonio M. López principal investigator at ADAS group, will give a talk about “Training My Car to See: Using Virtual Worlds” at theGPU Technology Conference Learn how realistic virtual worlds can be used to train vision-based classifiers that operate in the real world, i.e., avoiding the cumbersome task of collecting ground truth

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GTC 2016 best poster award

The poster “GPU-based Pedestrian Detection for Autonomous Driving” on the detector pedestrian based on vision has been awarded as the best poster GTC (GPU Technology Conference) 2016. The student Victor Campmany, with the help of the rest of the ADAS group at the Computer Vision center has been the winner of this contest. The work

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David Vazquez and Gabriel Villalonga awarded by ITSS Society

The ITSS Society (Intelligent Transportation Systems Society) has awarded the doctoral thesis of Dr. David Vázquez “Domain Adaptation of Virtual Worlds for Pedestrian Detection”  with the Prize for the Best Doctoral Thesis on Intelligent Transport Systems in Spain. The award is accompanied by a fee of 600 Euros and a diploma. The award ceremony was

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Best master dissertation award

Gabriel Villalonga, a PhD student in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) has been awarded by theSpanish Chapter of the ITSS Society (Intelligent Transportation Systems Society) for his Master in Computer Vision master thesis: “Online City Maps with Pedestrian Behaviours Statistics”. He has been awarded with the 3rd prize for the Best final degree project on

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2nd prize for the best dissemination project

The Catalan association for artificial intelligence (ACAI) has awarded Dr. Antonio Lopez and the members of theAdvanced Driver Assistance Systems Group (ADAS) with the 2nd prize for the best dissemination of a research project in artificial intelligence. The award consists of a prize of 200€. The diffusion of science is a necessary task. For this

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Best PhD thesis award

The ITSS Society (Intelligent Transportation Systems Society) has awarded the doctoral thesis of Dr. David Vazquez “Domain Adaptation of Virtual Worlds for Pedestrian Detection”  with the Prize for the Best Doctoral Thesis on Intelligent Transport Systems in Spain. The award is accompanied by a fee of 600 Euros and a diploma. The award ceremony will

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David Vázquez PhD thesis chosen as the best thesis by AERFAI

Dr. David Vázquez, graduated and PhD by the engineering school at UAB, received the best thesis award by the Spanish Association for Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (AERFAI). The thesis, entitled “Domain Adaptation of Virtual and Real Worlds for Pedestrian Detection”, has already received other awards previously:CERCA research centers awarded this work as well as the Autonomous University

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European Researchers’ Night 2015

Last Friday Europe celebrated the Researcher’s Night. It is a Europe-wide public event dedicated to popular science and fun learning. It takes place each year on the last Friday in September and more than 30 countries and over 300 cities are involved in this big event. The main objective is to showcase what researchers really

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Poster Award for “GPU-based pedestrian detection for autonomous driving”

Victor Campmany an ADAS group student obtained the 2n best Poster Award for the poster “GPU-based pedestrian detection for autonomous driving” at Programming and Tunning Massively Parallel Systems at PUMPS Summer School, July 6-10, 2015 that was organized by Barcelona Supercomputing Center, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya, HiPEAC

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