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The Race For AI: An Historical Overview of Semantic Image Segmentation

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18:00-18:30 - Gathering (food and drinks)

18:30 –20:00 - The Race For AI: Semantic Image Segmentation - Historical Overview

by Shai Harel, CEO @ VizScribe.

Talk Abstract:
In this session we will cover the history of semantic image segmentation, from old colour based method, to edge based/ super pixel method, and finally go trough the recent revolutions in this area such as CRF and GAN. No prior knowledge is required, the idea is to give the intuition behind the equations.

Speaker Bio:
Over 15 years of experience in computer programming, 10 years in the field of statistical machine learning. Finished my M.Sc at the open university of Israel in the field of computer vision, under the supervision of Prof. Tal Hassner. Led the computer vision effort @corrigon, which has been acquired by eBay. Currently acting as the CEO of VizScribe.

Expert in field of 2D and 3D alignment and deep learning.