Bernt Schiele

Postdoctoral Associate,
The MIT Media Laboratory,
Perceptual Computing Section

Research interests
Computer vision and learning for general computer vision, human-machine interaction and robotics. I also belief that context modeling can and will help to advance computer vision as well as human-computer interaction.

PhD: Docteur de l'Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble, France, 1997

MS's: Diplom-Informatiker, University of Karlsruhe, Germany, 1994,
and DEA de l'informatique de l'ENSIMAG, France, 1993

Visiting researcher at
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 1994

Research Topics

Selected Publications

You can find a more complete list of publications, abstracts and ps-files. Also you may want to check our TR-webpage for more recent submissions.
Probabilistic Object Recognition and Localization.
Bernt Schiele and Alex Pentland.
In ICCV'99, International Conference on Computer Vision, September 1999.

An Interactive Computer Vision System - DyPERS: Dynamic Personal Enhanced Reality System.
Bernt Schiele, Nuria Oliver, Tony Jebara and Alex Pentland.
In ICVS'99, International Conference on Vision Systems, January 1999.

Visual Contetextual Awareness in Wearable Computing.
Thad Starner, Bernt Schiele and Alex Pentland.
In ISWC'98, International Symposium on Wearable Computing, October 1998.

Comprehensive Colour Image Normalization.
Graham Finlayson, Bernt Schiele and James L. Crowley.
In ECCV'98, European Conference on Computer Vision, June 1998.

Transinformation for Active Object Recognition.
Bernt Schiele and James L. Crowley.
In ICCV'98, International Conference on Computer Vision, January 1998.

Principal Component Analysis of Laser Range Data for Mobile Robot Positioning.
Frank Wallner, Bernt Schiele and James L. Crowley.
To appear in Robotics and Autonomous Systems.

The Concept of Visual Classes for Object Classification.
Bernt Schiele and James L. Crowley.
In SCIA'97, Scandinavian Conference on Image Analysis.

Where to look next and what to look for.
Bernt Schiele and James L. Crowley.
In IROS'96, Intelligent Robots and Systems, Osaka, Japan, December 1996.

Probabilistic Object Recognition Using Multidimensional Receptive Field Histograms,
Bernt Schiele and James L. Crowley.
In ICPR'96, International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Vienna, Austria, August 1996.

Gaze Tracking Based on Face-Color
Bernt Schiele and Alex Waibel.
In International Workshop on Automatic Face- and Gesture-Recognition, Zurich, Switzerland, June 1995.

A Comparison of Position Estimation Techniques Using Occupancy Grids
Bernt Schiele and James L. Crowley.
In Robotics and Autonomous Systems 12, 1994.

Neustadt/Weinstrasse, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.

Sport climbing, singing, hiking, jogging, biking, ...

A favorite book
The one, I don't have time to read since...

Most wishes to have dinner with
my wife and intellectually stimulating friends.

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