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

2001


Fermüller C, Aloimonos Y.  2001.  Statistics Explains Geometrical Optical Illusions. Foundations of Image UnderstandingFoundations of Image Understanding. 628:409-445.

Duraiswami R, Gumerov NA, Zotkin DN, Davis LS.  2001.  Efficient evaluation of reverberant sound fields. Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics, 2001 IEEE Workshop on the.
:203-206.

2000


De la Torre F, Yacoob Y, Davis LS.  2000.  A probabilistic framework for rigid and non-rigid appearance based tracking and recognition. Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, 2000. Proceedings. Fourth IEEE International Conference on.
:491-498.

Duraiswami R, Zotkin DN, Borovikov EA, Davis LS.  2000.  Active source location and beamforming. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 107:2790-2790.

Zotkin DN, Duraiswami R, Davis LS, Haritaoglu I.  2000.  An audio-video front-end for multimedia applications. 2000 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics. 2:786-791vol.2-786-791vol.2.

Zotkin DN, Duraiswami R, Philomin V, Davis LS.  2000.  Smart videoconferencing. 2000 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, 2000. ICME 2000. 3:1597-1600vol.3-1597-1600vol.3.

1999


Yacoob Y, Davis LS.  1999.  Estimation of composite object and camera image motion. The Proceedings of the Seventh IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision, 1999. 1:190-197vol.1-190-197vol.1.

Yacoob Y, Davis LS.  1999.  Tracking rigid motion using a compact-structure constraint. Computer Vision, 1999. The Proceedings of the Seventh IEEE International Conference on. 1:198-205vol.1-198-205vol.1.

Zotkin DN, Duraiswami R, Hariatoglu I, Davis LS, Otsuka T.  1999.  A real-time audio–video front-end for multimedia applications. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 106:2271-2271.

Yacoob Y, Davis LS.  1999.  Temporal multi-scale models for flow and acceleration. International Journal of Computer Vision. 32(2):147-163.

1998


Shock CT, Chang C, Moon B, Acharya A, Davis LS, Saltz J, Sussman A.  1998.  The design and evaluation of a high-performance earth science database. Parallel Computing. 24(1):65-89.

1997


Teng YA, Mount D, Puppo E, Davis LS.  1997.  Parallelizing and algorithm for visibility on polyhedral terrain. International Journal of Computational Geometry and Applications. 7(1/2):75-84.

Yacoob Y, Davis LS.  1997.  Temporal Multi-scale Models for Image Motion Estimation. Image Understanding Workshop: proceedings of a workshop held in New Orleans, Louisiana, May 11-14, 1997. 1:135-135.

Davis LS, Fejes S, Harwood D, Yacoob Y, Hariatoglu I, Black M.  1997.  Visual surveillance of human activity. Computer Vision—ACCV'98.
:267-274.

1996


Morimoto C, Yacoob Y, Davis LS.  1996.  Recognition of head gestures using hidden markov models. Pattern Recognition, 1996., Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on. 3:461-465.

Shock C, Chang C, Davis LS, Goward S, Saltz J, Sussman A.  1996.  A high performance image database system for remotely sensed imagery. Euro-Par'96 Parallel Processing.
:109-122.

Yacoob Y, Davis LS.  1996.  Recognizing human facial expressions from long image sequences using optical flow. IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence. 18(6):636-642.

Horprasert T, Yacoob Y, Davis LS.  1996.  Computing 3-D head orientation from a monocular image sequence. Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, 1996., Proceedings of the Second International Conference on.
:242-247.

1995


Liang S, Davis LS, Townshend J, Chellappa R, DeFries R, Dubayah R, Goward S, JaJa JF, Krishnamachar S, Roussopoulos N et al..  1995.  Land cover dynamics investigation using parallel computers. Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, 1995. IGARSS '95. 'Quantitative Remote Sensing for Science and Applications', International. 1:332-334vol.1-332-334vol.1.

1994


Parulekar R, Davis LS, Chellappa R, Saltz J, Sussman A, Townshend J.  1994.  High performance computing for land cover dynamics. Pattern Recognition, 1994. Vol. 3-Conference C: Signal Processing, Proceedings of the 12th IAPR International Conference on.
:234-238.

1993


Yacoob Y, Davis LS.  1993.  Early vision processing using a multi-stage diffusion process. 1993 IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 1993. Proceedings CVPR '93.
:41-46.

1992


Yacoob Y, Davis LS.  1992.  Ground and airborne localization over rough terrain using random environmental range-measurements. Pattern Recognition, 1992. Vol. I. Conference A: Computer Vision and Applications, Proceedings., 11th IAPR International Conference on.
:403-406.

1988


Aloimonos Y, Davis LS, Rosenfeld A.  1988.  The Maryland approach to image understanding. Science Applications International Corp, Proceedings: Image Understanding Workshop,. 1

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