David Demirdjian


MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory

Function:      Research scientist

Project:          Visual Interface Project

 


Contact:

MIT CSAIL room 32-D514
32 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

Tel:    (617) 452 3179        

Fax:  (617) 258 6287

E-mail : demirdji@csail.mit.edu

 


Research interests: 

 

·        Computer Vision

real-time tracking, affective computing, stereo, motion estimation/segmentation

 

·        Human motion

activity and gesture recognition, meeting understanding, scene understanding

 

·        Multimodal User Interfaces

speech/gesture recognition for Human-Computer/-Robot Interaction

 


Recent Projects:

 

¨      Gesture-based HCI (Toyota / IWall): 3D gesture-speech interface for human-robot interaction, gesture recognition, virtual reality environments

 

¨      Perceptual awareness (E21): Monitoring and understanding of human activity in smart environments

 

¨      Meeting monitoring (Darpa / CALO): face and gaze analysis for meeting understanding

 

¨      Face expression (Ford): facial expression recognition for communication-error detection

 

¨      Biomedical (Spaulding, link to come soon): gait analysis for biomedical-oriented applications

 

¨      Real-time stereo library (C++ / Assembly)

 

 


Publications

 

CV

 

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ESTEREO real-time stereo library

VTRACKER stereo-based person tracker