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Computer Vision Group, Department of Electrical Engineering, Chalmers.

Program Management Group of WASP-AI.

Operational Team of CHAIR, Chalmers AI research centre.

MedTech West.

NEWS: Article in Swedish: Han skapar framtidens artificiella radiologer in Elektroniktidningen.

NEWS: Area Chair for the Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, June 2020 and the European Conference on Computer Vision, August 2020.

NEWS: Interested in the visual localization problem? We have launched a new benchmark site: Visual Localization.

NEWS: Organiser of the Joint Workshop on Long-Term Visual Localization, Visual Odometry and Geometric and Learning-based SLAM, CVPR 2020.

NEWS: Article in Swedish: Snart kan AI förhindra hjärtinfarkt, Göteborgs-Posten and Algoritmen varnar innan hjärtinfarkten är ett faktum in with my PhD student Jennifer Alvén.

Interested in my mathematical ancestors and descendants? You can find them here at the Mathematics Genealogy Project.

My Erdös number is 4 via the path: Fredrik Kahl - Gunnar Sparr - Jaak Peetre - Svante Janson - Paul Erdös.

We get state-of-the-art results on monocular 3D object detection on Kitti! Read the paper. More videos here.

Want to scan yourself? Read our paper CopyMe3D.

Meet my PhD Students:

  • Georg Bökman, Computer Vision Group, Chalmers University of Technology (co-supervised with Christopher Zach)
  • Fredrik Hellström, Communication Systems Group, Chalmers University of Technology (co-supervised with Giuseppe Durisi)
  • José Pedro Lopes Iglesias, Computer Vision Group, Chalmers University of Technology (co-supervised with Carl Olsson)
  • Lucas Brynte, Computer Vision Group, Chalmers University of Technology
  • Mikaela Åhlén, Computer Vision Group, Chalmers University of Technology and Husqvarna AB
  • Carl Toft, Computer Vision Group, Chalmers University of Technology
  • Måns Larsson, Computer Vision Group, Chalmers University of Technology
  • Jennifer Alvén, Computer Vision Group, Chalmers University of Technology
Former PhD students:

The Computer Vision Group organized the Swedish Symposium on Image Analysis, March 19-20, 2019 in Göteborg.

Organiser of the first Swedish Symposium on Deep Learning (SSDL), June 20-21, 2017. Location: KTH, Stockholm.

Tutorial in Salt Lake City at CVPR 2018 on Optimisation in Multiple View Geometry: The L-infinity Way. Tutors: Tat-Jun Chin, Anders Eriksson and Fredrik Kahl.

VR-project on the integration of geometry and semantics in computer vision, 2017-2020, funded by the Swedish Research Council. This is a basic research project with the aim of developing new mathematical methods and theory for computer vision applications, including medical imaging problems.

I am the main PI for the SSF project Semantic Mapping and Visual Navigation for Smart Robots which is a collaboration between computer vision, automatic control, machine learning and mathematics. Budget: 31.1 MSEK during 2016-2021. Funded by Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research.

Summer School in Convex and Discrete Optimization on the island of Als, Denmark. Tutors: Fredrik Kahl and Richard Hartley, August 2015.

Tutorial in Zurich at ECCV'14 on Robust Optimization Techniques in Computer Vision successfully completed with more than 150 registered participants. Tutors: Olof Enqvist, Fredrik Kahl and Richard Hartley.

I am on the Editorial Board of Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision.

Recent Area Chair assignments: ICCV 2013, CVPR 2014, ECCV 2014, BMVC 2015, ECCV 2016, ICCV 2017, ECCV 2018, ICCV 2019, CVPR 2020, ECCV 2020.

ERC-project GlobalVision, 2008-2013. Starting Independent Research Grant, funded by the European Research Council. Read more about it in Svenska Dagbladet.

Mathematical Methods in Computer Vision, 2008-2014. A project in the programme Future Research Leaders, funded by the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research. Read the feature article (Swedish only) on one of the participants.

I was general chair for Energy Minimization Methods in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Lund, Sweden, 19-21 August, 2013.

Discrete Optimization. A PhD course in mathematics, given spring 2011.

Optimization in Computer Vision. A one week PhD School, 19-23 May 2008 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Co-organized with Henrik Aanaes, DTU. Lectures include Prof. Richard Hartley, Phil Torr and Lieven Vanderberge.

If you are interested in Master Thesis projects in mathematics, computer vision or medical imaging, contact me.

Want to see research in the making? Continuous cuts black board.

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We are featured in Sydsvenskan!

Jan-Erik Solem's and my patent which was acquired by Apple reaches the news tabloids!