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October 31, 2016

Online Social Integration is Associated with Reduced Mortality Risk

PNAS

We reference 12 million social media profiles against California Department of Public Health vital records and use longitudinal statistical models to assess whether social media use is associated with longer life.

By: William Hobbs, Moira Burke, Nicholas Christakis, James H. Fowler
October 28, 2016

Bilingual Methods for Adaptive Training Data Selection for Machine Translation

Association for the Machine Translation in Americas

We propose a new data selection method which uses semi-supervised convolutional neural networks based on bitokens (Bi-SSCNNs) for training machine translation systems from a large bilingual corpus.us.

By: Boxing Chen, Roland Kuhn, George Foster, Colin Cherry, Fei Huang
October 10, 2016

Learning to Refine Object Segments

European Conference on Computer Vision

In this work we propose to augment feedforward nets for object segmentation with a novel top-down refinement approach.

By: Pedro O. Pinheiro, Tsung-Yi Lin, Ronan Collobert, Piotr Dollar
October 10, 2016

Revisiting Visual Question Answering Baselines

European Conference on Computer Vision 2016

This paper questions the value of common practices and develops a simple alternative model based on binary classification.

By: Allan Jabri, Armand Joulin, Laurens van der Maaten
October 10, 2016

Polysemous Codes

European Conference on Computer Vision 2016 (ECCV)

This paper considers the problem of approximate nearest neighbor search in the compressed domain.

By: Matthijs Douze, Hervé Jégou, Florent Perronnin
October 8, 2016

Learning Visual Features from Large Weakly Supervised Data

European Conference on Computer Vision

In this paper, we explore the potential of leveraging massive, weakly-labeled image collections for learning good visual features.

By: Armand Joulin, Laurens van der Maaten, Allan Jabri, Nicolas Vasilache
September 18, 2016

A MultiPath Network for Object Detection

BMVC

We test three modifications to the standard Fast R-CNN object detector to determine if they can overcome the object detection challenges in a COCO object detection dataset.

By: Sergey Zagoruyko, Adam Lerer, Tsung-Yi Lin, Pedro O. Pinheiro, Sam Gross, Soumith Chintala, Piotr Dollar
September 11, 2016

EyeContact: Scleral Coil Eye Tracking for Virtual Reality

International Symposium on Wearable Computers 2016

We investigate a wearable high temporal and spatial resolution eye tracking system based on magnetic tracking and using scleral search coils (SSC).

By: Eric Whitmire, Laura Trutoiu, Robert Cavin, David Perek, Brian Scally, James O. Phillips, Shwetak Patel
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September 8, 2016

Joint Learning of Speaker and Phonetic Similarities with Siamese Networks

Interspeech 2016

We scale up the feasibility of jointly learning specialized speaker and phone embeddings architectures to the 360 hours of the Librispeech corpus by implementing a sampling method to efficiently select pairs of words from the dataset and improving the loss function.

By: Neil Zeghidour, Gabriel Synnaeve, Nicolas Usunier, Emmanuel Dupoux
September 5, 2016

Cubrick: Indexing Millions of Records per Second for Interactive Analytics

VLDB 2016

This paper describes the architecture and design of Cubrick, a distributed multidimensional in-memory DBMS suited for interactive analytics over highly dynamic datasets.

By: Pedro Pedreira, Chris Croswhite, Luis Bona