Larry Davis

Distunguished University Professor and Interim Chair
3301 A.V. Williams Building
(301) 405-6718
Education: 
Ph.D., University of Maryland
Special Awards/Honors: 
IAPR Fellow, IEEE Fellow, ACM Fellow
Biography: 

Larry S. Davis is a Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Computer Science, director of the Center for Automation Research (CfAR), and the interim chair of computer science.

His research focuses on object/action recognition/scene analysis, event and modeling recognition, image and video databases, tracking, human movement modeling, 3-D human motion capture, and camera networks.

Davis is also affiliated with the Computer Vision Laboratory in CfAR. He served as chair of the Department of Computer Science from 1999 to 2012.

He received his doctorate from the University of Maryland in 1976. He was named an IAPR Fellow, an IEEE Fellow, and ACM Fellow.

Publications

2008


Tran S, Lin Z, Harwood D, Davis LS.  2008.  UMD_VDT, an Integration of Detection and Tracking Methods for Multiple Human Tracking. Multimodal Technologies for Perception of Humans.
:179-190.

Tran S, Davis LS.  2008.  Event modeling and recognition using markov logic networks. Computer Vision–ECCV 2008.
:610-623.

Morariu V, Srinivasan BV, Raykar VC, Duraiswami R, Davis LS.  2008.  Automatic online tuning for fast Gaussian summation. Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems.

2007


Prasad VSN, Siddiquie B, Golbeck J, Davis LS.  2007.  Classifying Computer Generated Charts. Content-Based Multimedia Indexing, 2007. CBMI '07. International Workshop on.
:85-92.

Gupta A, Davis LS.  2007.  Objects in Action: An Approach for Combining Action Understanding and Object Perception. Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2007. CVPR '07. IEEE Conference on.
:1-8.

Yu Y, Harwood D, Yoon K, Davis LS.  2007.  Human appearance modeling for matching across video sequences. Machine Vision and Applications. 18(3):139-149.

Ran Y, Weiss I, Zheng Q, Davis LS.  2007.  Pedestrian detection via periodic motion analysis. International Journal of Computer Vision. 71(2):143-160.

Morariu VI, Prasad VSN, Davis LS.  2007.  Human activity understanding using visibility context. IEEE/RSJ IROS Workshop: From sensors to human spatial concepts (FS2HSC).

Yacoob Y, Davis LS.  2007.  Segmentation using Meta-texture Saliency. Computer Vision, 2007. ICCV 2007. IEEE 11th International Conference on.
:1-8.

Lin Z, Davis LS, Doermann D, DeMenthon D.  2007.  Simultaneous appearance modeling and segmentation for matching people under occlusion. Proceedings of the 8th Asian conference on Computer vision - Volume Part II.
:404-413.

Tran S, Davis LS.  2007.  Robust Object Tracking with Regional Affine Invariant Features. Computer Vision, 2007. ICCV 2007. IEEE 11th International Conference on.
:1-8.

Lin Z, Davis LS, Doermann D, DeMenthon D.  2007.  An Interactive Approach to Pose-Assisted and Appearance-based Segmentation of Humans. Computer Vision, 2007. ICCV 2007. IEEE 11th International Conference on.
:1-8.

Lim SN, Davis LS, Mittal A.  2007.  Task scheduling in large camera networks. Computer Vision–ACCV 2007.
:397-407.

Lin Z, Davis LS, Doermann D, DeMenthon D.  2007.  Hierarchical Part-Template Matching for Human Detection and Segmentation. Computer Vision, 2007. ICCV 2007. IEEE 11th International Conference on.
:1-8.

Lim SN, Davis LS.  2007.  An ease-of-use stereo-based particle filter for tracking under occlusion. Human Motion–Understanding, Modeling, Capture and Animation.
:225-239.

Han B, Joo S-W, Davis LS.  2007.  Probabilistic Fusion Tracking Using Mixture Kernel-Based Bayesian Filtering. Computer Vision, 2007. ICCV 2007. IEEE 11th International Conference on.
:1-8.

Hussein M, Varshney A, Davis LS.  2007.  On implementing graph cuts on cuda. First Workshop on General Purpose Processing on Graphics Processing Units.

Gupta A, Mittal A, Davis LS.  2007.  COST: An Approach for Camera Selection and Multi-Object Inference Ordering in Dynamic Scenes. Computer Vision, 2007. ICCV 2007. IEEE 11th International Conference on.
:1-8.

El-Alfy H, Jacobs DW, Davis LS.  2007.  Multi-scale video cropping. Proceedings of the 15th international conference on Multimedia.
:97-106.

Farrell R, Doermann D, Davis LS.  2007.  Learning Higher-order Transition Models in Medium-scale Camera Networks. Computer Vision, 2007. ICCV 2007. IEEE 11th International Conference on.
:1-8.

Abd-Almageed W, Davis LS.  2007.  Robust appearance modeling for pedestrian and vehicle tracking. Multimodal Technologies for Perception of Humans.
:209-215.

Tran SD, Davis LS.  2007.  Object Tracking at Multiple Levels of Spatial Resolutions. Image Analysis and Processing, 2007. ICIAP 2007. 14th International Conference on.
:149-154.

Ghanem NM, Davis LS.  2007.  Human Appearance Change Detection. Image Analysis and Processing, 2007. ICIAP 2007. 14th International Conference on.
:536-541.

Zotkin DN, Raykar VC, Duraiswami R, Davis LS.  2007.  Multimodal Tracking for Smart Videoconferencing and Video Surveillance. Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2007. CVPR '07. IEEE Conference on.
:1-2.

Shet VD, Neumann J, Ramesh V, Davis LS.  2007.  Bilattice-based Logical Reasoning for Human Detection. Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2007. CVPR '07. IEEE Conference on.
:1-8.

2006


Gupta A, Mittal A, Davis LS.  2006.  Constraint Integration for Multiview Pose Estimation of Humans with Self-Occlusions. 3D Data Processing, Visualization, and Transmission, Third International Symposium on.
:900-907.

Han B, Davis LS.  2006.  Semi-Parametric Model-Based Clustering for DNA Microarray Data. Pattern Recognition, 2006. ICPR 2006. 18th International Conference on. 3:324-327.

Gumerov NA, Zandifar A, Duraiswami R, Davis LS.  2006.  3D structure recovery and unwarping of surfaces applicable to planes. International journal of computer vision. 66(3):261-281.

BenAbdelkader C, Davis LS.  2006.  Estimation of Anthropomeasures from a Single Calibrated Camera. Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, 2006. FGR 2006. 7th International Conference on.
:499-504.

Davis LS.  2006.  Segmenting people in small groups. Proceedings of the 4th ACM international workshop on Video surveillance and sensor networks.
:1-2.

Lim S-N, Mittal A, Davis LS.  2006.  Task-Driven Video Collection. Technical Reports from UMIACS.

BenAbdelkader C, Cutler R, Davis LS.  2006.  View-invariant estimation of height and stride for gait recognition. Biometric Authentication.
:155-167.

Sepehri A, Yacoob Y, Davis LS.  2006.  Parametric Hand Tracking for Recognition of Virtual Drawings. Computer Vision Systems, 2006 ICVS '06. IEEE International Conference on.
:6-6.

Agrawal M, Mittal A, Davis LS.  2006.  Multi-view Reconstruction of Static and Dynamic Scenes. Handbook of Mathematical Models in Computer Vision.
:405-422.

Hussein M, Abd-Almageed W, Ran Y, Davis LS.  2006.  Real-Time Human Detection, Tracking, and Verification in Uncontrolled Camera Motion Environments. Computer Vision Systems, 2006 ICVS '06. IEEE International Conference on.
:41-41.

Yoon K, Harwood D, Davis LS.  2006.  Appearance-based person recognition using color/path-length profile. Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation. 17(3):605-622.

Shet VD, Harwood D, Davis LS.  2006.  Top-down, bottom-up multivalued default reasoning for identity maintenance. Proceedings of the 4th ACM international workshop on Video surveillance and sensor networks.
:79-86.

Shet V, Harwood D, Davis LS.  2006.  Multivalued default logic for identity maintenance in visual surveillance. Computer Vision–ECCV 2006.
:119-132.

Prasad V, Kellokumpu V, Davis LS.  2006.  Ballistic hand movements. Articulated Motion and Deformable Objects.
:153-164.

Sepehri A, Yacoob Y, Davis LS.  2006.  Employing the hand as an interface device. Journal of Multimedia. 1(7):18-29.

Prasad VSN, Davis LS, Tran S D, Elgammal A.  2006.  Edge affinity for pose-contour matching. Computer Vision and Image Understanding. 104(1):36-47.

Lim SN, Davis LS, Mittal A.  2006.  Constructing task visibility intervals for video surveillance. Multimedia systems. 12(3):211-226.

Abd-Almageed W, Hussein M, Davis LS.  2006.  Tracking Articulating Objects from Ground Vehicles using Mixtures of Mixtures. Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2006 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on.
:1230-1236.

Yacoob Y, Davis LS.  2006.  Detection and analysis of hair. Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, IEEE Transactions on. 28(7):1164-1169.

Kim K, Chalidabhongse TH, Harwood D, Davis LS.  2006.  PDR: A Performance Evaluation Method for Foreground-Background Segmentation Algorithms. EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing.

2005


Lim S-N, Mittal A, Davis LS, Paragios N.  2005.  Fast illumination-invariant background subtraction using two views: error analysis, sensor placement and applications. Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2005. CVPR 2005. IEEE Computer Society Conference on. 1:1071-1078vol.1-1071-1078vol.1.

Han B, Zhu Y, Comaniciu D, Davis LS.  2005.  Kernel-based Bayesian filtering for object tracking. Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2005. CVPR 2005. IEEE Computer Society Conference on. 1:227-234vol.1-227-234vol.1.

Zhao L, Davis LS.  2005.  Closely coupled object detection and segmentation. Computer Vision, 2005. ICCV 2005. Tenth IEEE International Conference on. 1:454-461.

Zandifar A, Duraiswami R, Davis LS.  2005.  A video-based framework for the analysis of presentations/posters. International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition. 7(2):178-187.

Yang C, Duraiswami R, Davis LS.  2005.  Efficient kernel machines using the improved fast Gauss transform. Advances in neural information processing systems. 17:1561-1568.

Han B, Yang C, Duraiswami R, Davis LS.  2005.  Bayesian filtering and integral image for visual tracking. Proceedings of the Worshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services (WIAMIS'05).

Ran Y, Zheng Q, Weiss I, Davis LS.  2005.  Reliable Segmentation of Pedestrians in Moving Scenes. The 2005 International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP2005).

Yang C, Duraiswami R, Davis LS.  2005.  Fast multiple object tracking via a hierarchical particle filter. Computer Vision, 2005. ICCV 2005. Tenth IEEE International Conference on. 1:212-219Vol.1-212-219Vol.1.

Lim S-N, Mittal A, Davis LS.  2005.  Constructing task visibility intervals for a surveillance system. Proceedings of the third ACM international workshop on Video surveillance & sensor networks.
:141-148.

Shiv Naga Prasad V, Davis LS.  2005.  Detecting rotational symmetries. Computer Vision, 2005. ICCV 2005. Tenth IEEE International Conference on. 2:954-961Vol.2-954-961Vol.2.

Kim K, Harwood D, Davis LS.  2005.  Background updating for visual surveillance. Advances in Visual Computing.
:337-346.

Han B, Davis LS.  2005.  On-line density-based appearance modeling for object tracking. Computer Vision, 2005. ICCV 2005. Tenth IEEE International Conference on. 2:1492-1499Vol.2-1492-1499Vol.2.

Kim K, Chalidabhongse TH, Harwood D, Davis LS.  2005.  Real-time foreground-background segmentation using codebook model. Real-time imaging. 11(3):172-185.

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