Publications of Aaron F. Bobick

[This is lifted straight from my CV. Last updated: May, 1998 ]

Papers in Refereed Journals:

  1. Bobick, A., S. Intille, J.Davis, F. Baird, C. Pinhanez, L. Campbell, Y. Ivanov, A. Schutte, A. Wilson, "The KidsaRoom: A Perceptuallyt-based Interactive and Immersive Story Environment," Presence, to appear.
  2. Mase, K., P. Pinhanez, and A. Bobick,, "Scripting Method Based on Temporal Intervals for Designing Interactive Systems". Transaction of IPSJ, March 1998.
  3. Bobick, A. "Movement, Activity, and Action: The Role of Knowledge in the Perception of Motion." Phil. Trans. Royal Society London B, 352, pp.1257-1265, 1997.
  4. Bobick, A. and A. Wilson, "A State-based Approach to the Representation and Recognition of Gesture." IEEE Transaction on Pattern Analysis & Machine Intelligence, Vol. 19, No. 12, December 1997.
  5. Bobick, A. and S. Intille, "Large Occlusion Stereo." International Journal of Computer Vision, in press.
  6. Pinhanez, C. and A. Bobick, "Intelligent Studios: Modeling Space and Action to Control TV Cameras." Applications of Artificial Intelligence,.Vol. 11(4), pp. 285-306, 1997.
  7. Bobick, A. and R. C. Bolles, "The Representation Space Paradigm of Concurrent Evolving Scene Descriptions." IEEE Transactions Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 146-156, February 1992.

Papers in Refereed Conference Proceedings: [Conferences indicated in bold represent papers in stringently reviewed (<30% acceptance) International Conferences]

  1. Pinhanez, C. and A. Bobick, "Human Action Detection Using PNF Propagation of Temporal Constraints", To Appear in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition , Santa Barbara, CA, June 1998.
  2. Wilson, D. and A. Bobick, "Nonlinear PHMMs for the Interpretation of Parameterized Gesture", To Appear in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition , Santa Barbara, CA, June 1998.
  3. Pinhanez, C. and A. Bobick, " It/I: An Experiment Towards Interactive Theatrical Performances", Proceedings of CHI '98, Los Angeles, CA. pp. 333-334, April 1998.
  4. Wilson, D. and A. Bobick, "Recognition and interpretation of parametric gesture", Proceedings of International Conference on Computer Vision, Bombat, India, 1998.
  5. Bobick, A. and C. Pinhanez, "Controlling View-Based Algorithms Using Approximate World Models and Action Information." Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Puerto Rico, pp. 955-961, June 1997.
  6. Davis, J. and A. Bobick, "The Representation and Recognition of Action Using Temporal Templates." Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Puerto Rico, pp. 928-934, June 1997.
  7. Wilson, D., A. Bobick and J. Cassell, "Temporal classification of natural gesture and application to video coding", Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Puerto Rico, pp. 948-954, June 1997.
  8. Intille, S., J. Davis and A. Bobick, "Real-Time Closed-World Tracking." Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, pp. 697-703, Puerto Rico, June 1997.
  9. Pinhanez, C., K. Mase and A. Bobick, "Interval Scripts: A Design Paradigm for Story-Based Interactive Systems." Proceedings of CHI '97, Atlanta, GA, pp. 287-294, March 1997.
  10. Pinhanez, C., K. Mase and A. Bobick, "Designing Story-Based Interfaces by Interval Scripts." Proceedings of Interaction '97, Tokyo, Japan, 8 pages, February 1997.
  11. Bobick, A. and J. Davis, "Real-time Recognition of Activity Using Temporal Templates." IEEE Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision, Sarasota, FL, 4 pages, December 1996.
  12. Campbell, L., D. Becker, A. Azarbayejani, A. Bobick and A. Pentland, "Invariant Features for 3-D Gesture Recognition." Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, Killington, VT, pp. 157-162, October 1996.
  13. Wilson, A., A. Bobick and J. Cassell, "Recovering the Temporal Structure of Natural Gesture." Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, Killington, VT, pp. 66-71, October 1996.
  14. Bobick, A. "Computers Seeing Action." British Machine Vision Conference, Edingburgh, Scotland, pp. 13-22, September 1996.
  15. *Bobick A. and J. Davis, "An Appearance-based Representation of Action." Proceedings of International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Vienna, Austria, Track A, pp. 307-312, August 1996.
  16. Pinhanez, C. and A. Bobick, "Computer Theater: Stage for Action Understanding." Proceedings of the AAAI '96 Workshop on AI/A-Life Entertainment, AAAI Press Technical Report WS-96-03, Portland, OR, pp. 28-33, August 1996.
  17. Pinhanez, C. and A. Bobick, "Approximate World Models: Incorporating Qualitative and Linguistic Information into Vision Systems." Proceedings of the AAAI '96, Portland, OR, pp. 1116-1123, August 1996.
  18. Bobick, A., "Video Annotation: Computers watching video." Second Asian Conference on Computer Vision, Vol. I, Singapore, pp. 19-23, December 1995.
  19. Pinhanez, C. and A. Bobick, "Scripts in Machine Understanding of Image Sequences." Proceedings of the 1995 AAAI Fall Symposium on Computational Models for Integrating Language and Vision, Cambridge, MA, pp. 96-101, November 1995.
  20. *Wilson, A. and A. Bobick, "Learning Visual Behavior for Gesture Analysis." Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Computer Vision, Coral Gables, FL, pp. 229-234, November 1995.
  21. Pinhanez, C. and A. Bobick, "Intelligent Studios: Using Computer Vision to Control TV Cameras." Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence Workshop on Entertainment and AI/Alife, Montreal, Canada, pp. 69-76, August 1995.
  22. Bobick, A. and S. Intille, "Exploiting Contextual Information for Tracking by Using Closed-Worlds." Proceedings of the Workshop on Context-Based Vision, Cambridge, MA, pp. 87-98, June 1995.
  23. Bobick, A. and C. Pinhanez, "Using Approximate Models as Source of Contextual Information for Vision Processing." Proceedings of the Workshop on Context-Based Vision, Cambridge, MA, pp. 13-21, June 1995.
  24. Bobick, A. and A. Wilson, "A State-Based Technique for the Summarization and Recognition of Gesture." Fifth International Conference on Computer Vision, Cambridge, MA, pp. 382-388, June 1995.
  25. *Campbell, L. and A. Bobick, "Recognition of Human Body Motion Using Phase Space Constraints." Fifth International Conference on Computer Vision, Cambridge, MA, 624-630, June 1995.
  26. *Campbell, L. and A. Bobick, "Using Phase Space Constraints to Represent Human Body Motion." International Workshop on Automatic-Face and Gesture-Recognition, Zurich, Switzerland, pp. 338-343, June 1995.
  27. *Intille, S. and A. Bobick, "Closed-World Tracking." Fifth International Conference on Computer Vision, Cambridge, MA, pp. 672-678, June 1995.
  28. Wilson, A. and A. Bobick, "Configuration States for the Representation and Recognition of Gesture." International Workshop on Automatic-Face and Gesture-Recognition, Zurich, Switzerland, pp. 129-134, June 1995.
  29. Intille, S. and A. Bobick, "Incorporating Intensity Edges in the Recovery of Occlusion Regions." International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Jerusalem, Israel, Vol. I, pp. 674-677, October 1994.
  30. Bobick, A, "Representational Frames in Dynamic Scene Annotation." Proceedings of the Workshop on Visual Behaviors, Seattle, WA, pp. 54-59, June 1994.
  31. Intille, S. and A. Bobick, "Disparity-Space Images and Large Occlusion Stereo." European Conference on Computer Vision, J-O. Eklundh (ed.), Stockholm, Sweden, Vol. 801, pp. 179-186, May 1994.
  32. Bobick, A, "Representational Frames in Video Annotation." The Twenty-Seventh Asilomar Conference on Signals and Systems , Pacific Grove, CA, Vol. 1, pp. 111-115, November 1993.
  33. Bobick, A, "Using Stability of Interpretation as Verification for Low Level Processing: An example from ego motion and optic flow." IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, New York, NY, pp. 718-719, June 1993.
  34. Bobick, A. and R. Bolles, "Multiple Concurrent Object Descriptions in Support of Autonomous Navigation." P. S. Schenker (ed.), Proceedings SPIE Sensor Fusion, Vol. 1828, No. 5, Boston, MA, pp. 383-392, November 1992.
  35. Leclerc, Y. and A. Bobick, "The Direct Computation of Height from Shading." IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Lahaina, Maui, HI, pp. 552-558, June 1991.
  36. Bobick, A. and R. Bolles, "An Evolutionary Approach to Constructing Object Descriptions." H. Miura and S. Arimoto (ed.), Fifth International Symposium on Robotics Research, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 107-115, August 1989.
  37. Bobick, A. and R. Bolles, "Representation Space: An Approach to the Integration of Visual Information." IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, San Diego, CA, pp. 492-499, June 1989.
  38. Bolles, R. and A. Bobick, "Exploiting Temporal Coherence in Scene Analysis for Autonomous Navigation." Robotics and Automation, Scottsdale, AR, Vol. 2, pp. 990-996, May 1989.
  39. Bobick, A., "Using Mirror Reflections to Recover Shape." Technical Program, Optical Society of America Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, Abstract, October 1984.
  40. Bobick, A., "A Hybrid Approach to Structure-From-Motion." N. Badler and J. Tsotsos (ed.), Motion: Representation and Perception, Proceedings of Association of Computing Machinery Siggraph Workshop on Motion, Toronto, Canada, pp. 91-109, April 1983.

Other Major Publications:

  1. Bobick, A. and A. Wilson, "State-based recognition of Gesture." in M. Shah and R. Jain (eds.), Motion-Based Recognition, pp. 201-226, 1997.
  2. Bobick, A. and J. Davis, "Action Recognition Using Temporal Templates." in M. Shah and R. Jain (eds.), Motion-Based Recognition, pp. 125-146, 1997.
  3. Bobick, A., A. Pentland and T. Poggio, "VSAM at the MIT Media Laboratory and CBCL: Learning and Understanding Action in Video Imagery." Proceedings of the 1997 Image Understanding Workshop, New Orleans, LA, pp. 25-29, May 1997.
  4. Pinhanez, C., and A. Bobick, "PNF Propagation and the Detection of Actions Described by Temporal Intervals." Proceedings of the 1997 Image Understanding Workshop, New Orleans, LA, pp. 227-233, May 1997.
  5. Bobick, A., "Video Annotation: Computers Watching Video." in Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Recent Developments in Computer Vision, Vol. 1035, S. Z. Li, D. P. Mital, E. K. Teoh and H. Wang (eds.), Springer, pp. 23-31, 1995.
  6. Richards, W. and A. Bobick, "Playing Twenty Questions with Nature." Chapter 1, in Z. Pylyshyn (eds.), Computational Processes in Human Vision: An Interdisciplinary Perspective, Ablex, Norwood, NJ, pp. 3-26, 1988.

Selected Invited Lectures and Seminars:

  1. Learning to Perceive Actions (sometimes).
    Newton Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK, October, 1997.
  2. Movement, Activity and Action: Understanding Motion.
    Kodak Innovative Speakers, Rochester NY, Sept 1997.
  3. Explicit and Implicit Knowledge in Seeing Action.
    Royal Society Workshop on Knowledge-based Vision
    , London, February, 1997.
  4. Learning the Variation of Representation Over the Course of an Action.
    Learning Vision Workshop at NIPS, Snowbird, CO, December 1996.
  5. Interpreting Action in Video Sequences.
    Washington, DC , October, 1996.
  6. Computers Seeing Action.
    Keynote address at British MachineVision Conference, September 1996.
  7. Computers Understanding Action.
    National Research Council, Ottawa, Canada, April 1996.
  8. Video Annotation - Computers Watching Video. Asian Conference on Computer Vision, Session on the Future of Computer Vision, Singapore, December 1995.
  9. Computer Vision Tools for the Exploitation of Video Imagery.
    Video Photogrammetry and Exploitation Conference, Washington, DC, May 1995.
  10. Computer Vision and Video Annotation.
    MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab, Cambridge, MA, February 1995.
  11. Computer Vision and Video Annotation.
    University of Illinois , Urbana, IL, February 1995.
  12. Computer Vision and Video Annotation.
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, February 1995.
  13. Computer Vision and Video Annotation.
    University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, February 1995.
  14. Computer Annotation of Video.
    Video Photogrammetry and Exploitation Conference, Washington, DC, December 1994.
  15. Multiple Concurrent Object Descriptions in support of Autonomous Navigation.
    (with R. C. Bolles), Proceedings of the SPIE, November 1992.
  16. Concurrent Evolving Object Descriptions in Support of Autonomous Navigation.
    SPIE Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 1992.
  17. Representation Space.
    Stanford University Artificial Intelligence Lab, Palo Alto, CA, 1990.
  18. Evolving Scene Descriptions.
    Optical Society of America Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 1990.
  19. Natural Object Categorization and Perceptual Inference.
    Cognitive Science Society Conference, Boston, MA, 1990.
  20. Representation Space.
    Image Understanding Workshop, Palo Alto, CA, 1990.