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Yannick Verdie Engineer (PhD) in I mage Proc essing and Ge ometry Pro cessing My research interests are in image processing for computer vision and 3D reconstruction processes.
SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE ON IMAGE PROCESSING AND 3D RECONSTRUCTION: Scientific and technical domains:
Image and geometry techniques:
- Probability and Statistics
- Local feature extraction and matching (SIFT, SURF, etc.)
- Pattern recognition and Machine learning
- Image-based tracking (Kalman, Particle filter, etc.)
- Image processing and Computer vision
- Object detection and recognition
- Computer graphics
- Face and Gesture recognition
- Proficiency in C/C++ programming
- 3D reconstruction
- Optimization methods in vision and learning
- Mesh simplification and labeling
- Multi-Core/GPU programming for vision
- 3D point-set processing
SKILLS Computer Science: C, C++, Python, ASM, UML and Java, Java for mobile ( J2ME on Nokia, Android SDK and NDK) CUDA, OpenCV, PCL, Boost, Matlab, CGAL, OpenGL, OpenAL, Qt, Knowledge and skills on web languages and SQL database OS: Linux (Debian-based), Windows, Mac OSX.
Languages: French (mother tongue), English (fluent – 10years+), Japanese (JLPT N5)
RECENTLY: Postdoc in Computer Science, EPFL, Switzerland
2014 – now
I am working on augmented reality projects for the CERN (inside the particle generator ATLAS).
EDUCATION PhD in Computer Science, INRIA, France
Thesis topic: « Urban scene modeling from airborne data » Keywords: Image processing, Geometry processing, Urban scene reconstruction, Scene understanding, 3D modeling, Marked Point Processes, LiDAR data, Multi-View Stereo data, Energy minimization, Markov Random Field Advisors: J.Zerubia and F.Lafarge - PhD supported by CORDI grant, Jury : L. Van Goul (ETHZ), N. J. Mitra (UCL), F. Lafarge (INRIA), P. Alliez (INRIA), J. Zerubia (INRIA), M. Ortner (ASTRIUM), J-P. Pons (ACUTE3D) Visitor PhD student (5 months), National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo, Japan Topic: 3D data enhancement for point cloud registration. Advisor: A. Sugimoto - Collaboration supported by the NII grant.
MS in Computer Science (option Thesis), Virginia Tech, USA
Thesis topic: « Surface Gesture & Object Tracking on Tabletop Devices » Major: signal processing
Engineer School (Master level), Telecom SudParis, France Major: Master in Network & Telecommunication.
Cumulative GPA 4.0 / 4.0
PROFESSIONAL AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCES PostDoc, EPFL CvLab, Switzerland •
2014 – now
European EDUSAFE project: Work in collaboration with CERN on augmented reality project for technical assistance inside the ATLAS detector.
European MAGELLAN project: Work with other technical partners on Augmented reality games from panorama.
Developer CGAL, Geometry Factory, France •
2012 – 2013
CGAL is a library in computational geometry available to users in industry and academia. More than 200 customers worldwide have already chosen to invest in this library.
Conception and implementation of a shape extraction package based on efficient RANSAC algorithm for extracting primitives from unorganized point clouds.
Developer OpenCV 2.1.1, Google, USA •
OpenCV is an image processing library used in research (more than 500 algorithms, downloaded more than 2
millions of times, 40 thousand active people on the project). •
Conception of a new GUI compatible with Mac OS, Linux and Windows.
Implementation of new image processing functionalities (from Matlab)
Graduate Research Assistant, HCI Laboratory, Virginia Tech •
2008 – 2010
Tangram: Develop an interface to interact with virtual and real tangrams mostly using Image processing
MirrorTrack (Thesis subject): Create and implement algorithms detecting and tracking hands in 3D with basic
cameras thanks to hand's reflection. •
DrummerGame: In charge of the signal processing part of a massive strategy video game: process the sound input
as a command to control the characters.
REGISTERED SOFTWARES (AGENCY FOR THE PROTECTION OF PROGRAMS) •
MeshMantics Version 1.0 (Febuary 2013): Software for 3D mesh labeling and semantics.
(Acquired by a French company ~15000€) •
Kazoe Version 1.0 (September 2012): Software to count objects from large pictures.
Midori Version 1.0 (September 2012): Software to detect Trees from large 3D point clouds.
Nagare Version 1.0 (September 2012): Software to extract lineic structures from larges pictures.
IMPORTANT SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS - Verdie Y, Lafarge F, Alliez P. - LOD Generation for Urban Scenes ACM Trans. on Graphics, (TOG 2015, will be presented at SIGGRAPH 2015) - Verdie Y, Moo Yi K, Fua P, Lepetit V. - TILDE: A Temporally Invariant Learned DEtector Proceedings of the Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR 2015), Boston, USA - Verdie Y, Lafarge F. - Detecting parametric objects in large scenes by Monte Carlo sampling International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV 2013) - Verdie Y, Lafarge F. - Efficient Monte Carlo sampler for detecting parametric objects in large scenes Proceedings of the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV 2012), Firenze, Italy - Verdie Y, Lafarge F, Zerubia J. Generating compact meshes under planar constraints: an automatic approach for modeling buildings from aerial LiDAR, (ICIP 2011), Brussels, Belgium - Verdie Y, Fang B, Quek F, MirrorTrack - Tracking with Reflection - Comparison with Top-Down Approach, (ICMI-MLMI 2009), Boston, USA
Referees: Professional: Dr. P. Alliez, Senior researcher and member of the CGAL Editorial Board at Geometry Factory, France [email protected]
, (33) 4 92 38 76 77 Vadim Pisarevsky, Research scientist and software developer.at Willow Garage, USA [email protected]
Academic: Dr. F. Lafarge, Junior researcher and PhD advisor, member of the team TITANE, INRIA, France [email protected]
, (33) 4 92 38 77 31 Dr. A. Sugimoto, Senior researcher and head of the team Sugimoto lab, NII, Japan [email protected]
, (81) 3 (4212) 2566 Dr. J. Zerubia, Senior researcher and PhD advisor, head of the team AYIN, INRIA, France [email protected]
, (33) 4 92 38 76 43