Lectures (on others' work)

  1. "Taking Vision Into The Wild" (Fall 2011)

    A lecture on taking computer vision into the wild, presenting works by Vijayanarasimhan & Grauman (CVPR 2011) and Branson et al. (ICCV 2010). Presented in the CSE 490V (Computer vision seminar) at the University of Washington.

  2. "The Scale-Invariant Feature Transform (SIFT)" (Fall 2007, updated Fall 2010)

    A lecture I prepared on David Lowe's Scale-Invariant Feature Transform (SIFT) for COMS 4731 (Computer vision) at Columbia University.

Invited Talks (other than standard conferences)

  1. "Leafsnap - A Computer Vision System for Automatic Plant Species Identification"
    UW Aquatic & Fishery Sciences Quantitative Seminar
    • University of Washington, Seattle, WA, May 9, 2014
    [slides] [leafsnap project]
  2. "Leafsnap - Automatic Plant Species Identification"
    Digital Media Analysis, Search and Management (DMASM) Workshop
    • San Diego, CA, Feb 27, 2012
    [slides] [leafsnap project]
  3. "Describable Visual Attributes for Face Search and Recognition"
    • New York University, New York, NY, Apr 18, 2011
    • University of California, Berkeley, CA, Apr 20, 2011
    • University of Washington, Seattle, WA, Apr 22, 2011
    • University of Texas, Austin, TX, Apr 25, 2011
    • Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, May 10, 2011
    • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, May 25, 2011
    • University of California, San Diego, CA, Feb 29, 2012
    • Duke University, Durham, NC, Apr 16, 2012
    [slides] [leafsnap project] [faceverification project] [facesearch project] [faceswapping project] [video]
  4. "Combining Attributes with Low-Level Features for Face Verification"
    • University of Maryland, College Park, MD, Oct 1, 2010
    [faceverification project]
  5. "Describable Visual Attributes for Face Search and Verification"
    IEEE Conference on Biometrics, Identity and Security (BIdS)
    • Tampa, FL, Sep 23, 2009
    [faceverification project] [facesearch project]

Classes Taught

  1. University of Washington, Seattle, WA
    CSE 490V: Computer vision seminar (Fall 2011)
    Co-instructor with Bryan C. Russell
  2. Columbia University, New York, NY
    COMS 4731: Computer vision (Fall 2006, Fall 2007)
    Teaching Assistant