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Research - optimization (selected)

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    "Globally Optimal Inlier Set Maximization With Unknown Rotation and Focal Length" by Jean-Charles Bazin, Seo Yongduek, Richard Hartley and Marc Pollefeys, ECCV, 2014 (oral, 2.8% acceptance rate) [pdf]

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    - "Partial Sum Minimization of Singular Values in Robust PCA: Algorithm and Applications" by Tae-Hyun Oh, Yu-Wing Tai, Jean-Charles Bazin, Hyeongwoo Kim, In So Kweon, TPAMI, 2016 [pdf] [webpage and code]

    - "Partial Sum Minimization of Singular Values in RPCA for Low-Level Vision" by Tae-Hyun Oh, Hyeongwoo Kim, Yu-Wing Tai, Jean-Charles Bazin, In So Kweon, ICCV, 2013 [pdf] [webpage and code]

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    "A Branch and Bound Approach to Correspondence and Grouping Problems" by Jean-Charles Bazin, Hongdong Li, Inso Kweon, Cedric Demonceaux, Pascal Vasseur and Katsushi Ikeuchi, TPAMI, 2013 [pdf]

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    "Globally Optimal Consensus Set Maximization Through Rotation Search" by Jean-Charles Bazin, Yongduek Seo and Marc Pollefeys, ACCV, 2012 (oral, 3.6% acceptance rate) [pdf] [code]

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    "Globally Optimal Line Clustering and Vanishing Point Estimation in Manhattan World" by Jean-Charles Bazin, Yongduek Seo, Cedric Demonceaux, Pascal Vasseur, Katsushi Ikeuchi, Inso Kweon and Marc Pollefeys, CVPR, 2012 [pdf]
    Code (line extraction and clustering) to be released soon

Research - image, video and 3D data editing (selected)

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    Synchronization of Action Videos

    "ActionSnapping: Motion-based Video Synchronization", by Jean-Charles Bazin and Alexander Sorkine-Hornung, ECCV, 2016 [webpage] Stay tuned for details.

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    Physics-based Simulation for Video Manipulation

    "Physically Based Video Editing", by Jean-Charles Bazin, Claudia Pluss (Kuster), Guo Yu, Tobias Martin, Alec Jacobson, and Markus Gross, CGF (Pacific Graphics), 2016 [pdf] [video]

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    Mobile Devices for Video Editing and Camera Control

    "Motion Based Remote Camera Control with Mobile Devices" by Sabir Akhadov, Marcel Lancelle, Jean-Charles Bazin and Markus Gross, MobileHCI, 2016 (24% acceptance rate) [webpage] [video]

    See also the image-based jumping picture project below.

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    Synchronization and Blending of Facial Performance Videos

    "FaceDirector: Continuous Control of Facial Performance in Video" by Jean-Charles Bazin*, Charles Malleson*, Oliver Wang, Thabo Beeler, Derek Bradley, Adrian Hilton and Alexander Sorkine-Hornung, ICCV, 2015 [webpage] [video]

    (* denotes joint first authorship)

    FaceDirector has been covered in many tech news, such as Discovery Channel, Engadget, The Verge, phys.org, Gizmodo, ACM technews, gizmag and the Smithsonian magazine. It is also listed as one of the significant scientific events in 2015 on Wikipedia. Our video got more than 650,000 views on Youtube in a few months! Someone even made a spoof video with Kanye West ;-)

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    Intrinsic Image Decomposition

    "Intrinsic decomposition of image sequences from local temporal variations" by Pierre-Yves Laffont and Jean-Charles Bazin, ICCV, 2015 [webpage and dataset]

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    Scene-Space Video Processing

    - "Sampling Based Scene-Space Video Processing" by Felix Klose, Oliver Wang, Jean-Charles Bazin, Marcus Magnor, and Alexander Sorkine-Hornung, SIGGRAPH, 2015 [pdf] [webpage] [video]

    - "Efficient GPU Based Sampling for Scene-Space Video Processing" by Felix Klose, Oliver Wang, Jean-Charles Bazin, Marcus Magnor, and Alexander Sorkine-Hornung, VMV, 2015 [pdf]

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    3D Reconstruction and Topology of Cables

    "Topology-aware Reconstruction of Thin Tubular Structures", by Tobias Martin, Juan Montes, Jean-Charles Bazin, and Tiberiu Popa, SIGGRAPH Asia Technical Briefs, 2014 [pdf]

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    Jumping Pictures

    "Automatic Jumping Photos on Smartphones", by Cecilia Garcia, Jean-Charles Bazin, Marcel Lancelle and Markus Gross, ICIP, 2014 [webpage]

    See also the motion device-based version above.

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    Digital Image Painting

    "Painting by Feature: Texture Boundaries for Example-based Image Creation", by Michal Lukac, Jakub Fiser, Jean-Charles Bazin, Ondrej Jamriska, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung and Daniel Sykora, SIGGRAPH, 2013 [webpage] [video]

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    Gaze Correction (color webcam)

    "Gaze Correction with a Single Webcam" by Dominik Giger, Jean-Charles Bazin, Claudia Kuster, Jianfei Cai, Tiberiu Popa and Markus Gross, ICME, 2014 [webpage] [video] Technology commercialized in the company CatchEye

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    Gaze Correction (color+depth webcam)

    "Gaze Correction for Home Video Conferencing" by Claudia Kuster, Tiberiu Popa, Jean-Charles Bazin, Craig Gotsman and Markus Gross, SIGGRAPH Asia, 2012 [webpage] [video]
    Technology commercialized in the company CatchEye
    Featured on Discovery Channel Canada, and many tech news such as Gizmodo, International Business Times and Stuff ("world’s biggest-selling gadget magazine").

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    Eye Opening

    "Automatic Closed Eye Correction", by Jean-Charles Bazin, Dang-Quang Pham, Inso Kweon, Kuk-Jin Yoon, ICIP, 2009 [pdf]

Research - VR and telepresence (selected)

    See also our work on gaze correction and surface reconstruction.

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    Avatar Acquisition

    "Rapid One-Shot Acquisition of Dynamic VR Avatars" by Charles Malleson, Maggie Kosek, Martin Klaudiny, Ivan Huerta, Jean-Charles Bazin, Alexander Sorkine-Hornung, Mark Mine, and Kenny Mitchell, IEEE VR (paper and research demo), 2017 [pdf] [video]

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    Life-size 3D Teleconferencing

    "An Immersive Bidirectional System for Life-size 3D Communication" by Claudia Kuster, Nicola Ranieri, Jean-Charles Bazin, Tobias Martin, Pierre-Yves Laffont, Tiberiu Popa and Markus Gross, CASA, 2016 [pdf] [webpage] [video]

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    Point-based Surface Reconstruction

    "Spatio-Temporal Geometry Fusion for Multiple Hybrid Cameras using Moving Least Squares Surfaces" by Claudia Kuster, Jean-Charles Bazin, Cengiz Öztireli, Teng Deng, Tobias Martin, Tiberiu Popa and Markus Gross, Computer Graphics Forum (Eurographics), 2014 [webpage] [video]

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    3D Telepresence

    "Immersive 3D Telepresence" by Henry Fuchs, Andrei State and Jean-Charles Bazin, IEEE Computer, 2014 [pdf] [webpage]

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    Multiple RGBD Cameras Registration for Room-Scale VR

    "Registration of Multiple RGBD Cameras via Local Rigid Transformations" by Teng Deng, Jean-Charles Bazin, Tobias Martin, Claudia Kuster, Jianfei Cai, Tiberiu Popa and Markus Gross, ICME, 2014 [webpage]

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    3D Teleconferencing

    "Towards Next Generation 3D Teleconferencing Systems" by Claudia Kuster, Nicola Ranieri, Agustina, Henning Zimmer, Jean-Charles Bazin, Chengzheng Sun, Tiberiu Popa and Markus Gross, 3DTV-CON (special session), 2012 [pdf] [webpage]

Research - VR and omnivision (selected)

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    Book "Catadioptric Vision for Robotic Applications", February 2011, 192 pages

    [Amazon]

    Contact me by email to get "OmniToolbox v2.1", the Omnidirectional Vision Toolbox for Matlab

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    Omni-video Stabilization

    "Stabilizing Omnidirectional Videos Using 3D Structure and Spherical Image Warping", by Mostafa Kamali, Atsuhiko Banno, Jean-Charles Bazin, Inso Kweon and Katsushi Ikeuchi, MVA, 2011, MVA best paper award nominee [pdf]
    [video stabilization results]

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    2-point Algorithm

    "Motion estimation by decoupling rotation and translation in catadioptric vision", by Jean-Charles Bazin, Cedric Demonceaux, Pascal Vasseur and Inso Kweon, CVIU, 2010 [pdf]

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    Sensor Fusion for Navigation

    "Ground Vehicle Navigation in Harsh Urban Conditions by Integrating Inertial Navigation System, Global Positioning System, Odometer and Vision Data", by Seong-Baek Kim, Jean-Charles Bazin, Hyung-Keun Lee, Kyung-Ho Choi and Sang-Young Park, IET RSN, 2011 [pdf]

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    Vanishing Point Extraction and Line Clustering

    - "3-line RANSAC for Orthogonal Vanishing Point Detection", by Jean-Charles Bazin and Marc Pollefeys, IROS, 2012 [pdf] [code]
    - "Rotation Estimation and Vanishing Point Extraction by Omnidirectional Vision in Urban Environment", by Jean-Charles Bazin, Cedric Demonceaux, Pascal Vasseur and Inso Kweon, IJRR, 2012 (journal version) [pdf] [video]
    - "An Original Approach for Automatic Plane Extraction by Omnidirectional Vision", by Jean-Charles Bazin, Pierre-Yves Laffont, Inso Kweon, Cedric Demonceaux and Pascal Vasseur, IROS, 2010 (2pt for H) [pdf] [video]
    - "A Robust Top-Down Approach for Rotation Estimation and Vanishing Points Extraction by Catadioptric Vision in Urban Environment", by Jean-Charles Bazin, Inso Kweon, Cedric Demonceaux and Pascal Vasseur, IROS, 2008 (orth VP) [pdf]
    - "UAV Attitude Estimation by Vanishing Points in Catadioptric Images", by Jean-Charles Bazin, Inso Kweon, Cedric Demonceaux and Pascal Vasseur, ICRA, 2008 (bundles) [pdf]

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    Object Tracking

    "Particle Filter Approach Adapted to Catadioptric Images for Target Tracking Application", by Jean-Charles Bazin, Kuk-Jin Yoon, Inso Kweon, Cedric Demonceaux and Pascal Vasseur, BMVC, 2009 [pdf]

Research - audio-visual and multi-modal computing (selected)

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    Learning Sounds from Videos ("What is the sound of a picture?")

    "Suggesting Sounds for Images from Video Collections", by Matthias Solèr, Jean-Charles Bazin, Oliver Wang, Andreas Krause and Alexander Sorkine-Hornung, ECCV Workshop, 2016. [webpage] [tech news: TechCrunch, Engadget] Our dataset and results will be released soon.

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    Aligning Sentences with Video Frames

    "Label Based Automatic Alignment of Video with Narrative Sentences", by Pelin Dogan, Markus Gross and Jean-Charles Bazin, ECCV Workshop, 2016 (oral). [pdf] Stay tuned for details.

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    Synchronization and Blending of Facial Performance Videos

    See FaceDirector above

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    Music Retargeting

    "Scalable Music: Automatic Music Retargeting and Synthesis", by Simon Wenner, Jean-Charles Bazin, Changil Kim, Alexander Hornung and Markus Gross, Eurographics, 2013 [webpage] [video]

Research - other fun projects (selected)

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    Architectural Pile Deconstruction

    "A Graph-based Approach for Discovery of Stable Deconstruction Sequences", by Lukas Beyeler, Jean-Charles Bazin, and Emily Whiting, Advances in Architectural Geometry (AAG), 2014 [pdf]

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    Internet Trip

    "Around the World in 80 Seconds", by Jean-Charles Bazin, Alexandre Richard, Yu-Wing Tai and Inso Kweon, SIGGRAPH (poster session), 2011 [pdf]

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    3D Face Modeling

    "2D/3D Virtual Face Modeling", by Soonkee Chung, Jean-Charles Bazin and Inso Kweon, ICIP, 2011 [pdf]

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    Virtual Face Sculpting

    "Virtual Face Sculpting", by Jean-Charles Bazin, Soonkee Chung, Roger Blanco Ribera, Quang Pham and Inso Kweon, SIGGRAPH (poster session), 2010 [pdf] [video]

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    Robot Dance

    By Yongchul Lee, see Youtube video

    More than one million views on Youtube!