Publications

Selected papers across all topics, or all papers, organized chronologically or by publication type, or focussed on specific topics: I am especially happy that many of these papers have undergraduate co-authors.
Publications in pubs/plessRefs.bib [rss]
Books
[2017] [Chapter] Learning from Outdoor Webcams: Surveillance of Physical Activity Across Environments (J. Aaron Hipp, Deepti Adlakha, Amy A. Eyler, Rebecca Gernes, Agata Kargol, Abigail H. Stylianou, Robert Pless), Chapter in , Springer International Publishing, 2017. [bib] [pdf] [doi]
Refereed Articles and Book Chapters
[2016] Webcams, crowdsourcing, and enhanced crosswalks: Developing a novel method to analyze active transportation (Alicia Manteiga Amanda Burgess Abby Stylianou J. Aaron Hipp, Robert Pless), In Frontiers in Public Health, volume published online, 2016. [bib] [pdf] [doi]
[2015] Fasting protects mice from lethal DNA damage by promoting small intestinal epithelial stem cell survival (Kelsey L Tinkum, Kristina M Stemler, Lynn S White, Andrew J Loza, Sabrina Jeter-Jones, Basia M Michalski, Catherine Kuzmicki, Robert Pless, Thaddeus S Stappenbeck, David Piwnica-Worms, others), In Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, National Acad Sciences, volume 112, 2015. [bib] [pdf]
[2014] Fast-scale network dynamics in human cortex have specific spectral covariance patterns (Zachary V Freudenburg, Charles M Gaona, Mohit Sharma, David T Bundy, Jonathan D Breshears, Robert B Pless, Eric C Leuthardt), In Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, National Acad Sciences, volume 111, 2014. [bib] [pdf]
[2014] Simple and accurate methods for quantifying deformation, disruption, and development in biological tissues (John J Boyle, Maiko Kume, Matthew A Wyczalkowski, Larry A Taber, Robert B Pless, Younan Xia, Guy M Genin, Stavros Thomopoulos), In Journal of The Royal Society Interface, The Royal Society, volume 11, 2014. [bib] [pdf]
[2013] Capillary and arteriolar pericytes attract innate leukocytes exiting through venules and'instruct'them with pattern-recognition and motility programs (K. Stark, A. Eckart, S. Haidari, A. Tirniceriu, M. Lorenz, M.L. von Brühl, F. Gärtner, A.G. Khandoga, K.R. Legate, R. Pless, Ingrid Hepper, Kirsten Lauber, Barbara Walzog, Steffen Massberg), In Nature Immunology, Nature Publishing Group, volume 14, 2013. [bib] [pdf]
[2013] Two Cloud-Based Cues for Estimating Scene Structure and Camera Calibration (Nathan Jacobs, Austin Abrams, Robert Pless), In IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, IEEE, 2013. [bib] [pdf]
[2013] Emerging technologies: webcams and crowd-sourcing to identify active transportation (J Aaron Hipp, Deepti Adlakha, Amy A Eyler, Bill Chang, Robert Pless), In American Journal of Preventitive Medicine, volume 44, 2013. [bib] [pdf]
[2013] Shadow Estimation Method for" The Episolar Constraint: Monocular Shape from Shadow Correspondence" (Austin Abrams, Chris Hawley, Kylia Miskell, Adina Stoica, Nathan Jacobs, Robert Pless), In arXiv preprint arXiv:1304.4112, 2013. [bib]
[2013] Web-accessible geographic integration and calibration of webcams (Austin Abrams, Robert Pless), In ACM Trans. Multimedia Comput. Commun. Appl., ACM, volume 9, 2013. [bib] [pdf] [doi]
[2012] Can publicly available webcameras and mechanical Turk be used to evaluate physical activity policy and built environment change? (J. Hipp, R. Pless, D. Adlakha, B. Chang, A. Eyler), In Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, Elsevier, volume 15, 2012. [bib]
[2012] Physically-Induced Cytoskeleton Remodeling of Cells in Three-Dimensional Culture (Sheng-Lin Lee, Ali Nekouzadeh, Boyd Butler, Kenneth M. Pryse, William B. McConnaughey, Adam C. Nathan, Wesley R. Legant, Pascal M. Schaefer, Robert B. Pless, Elliot L. Elson, Guy M. Genin), In PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, volume 7, 2012. [bib] [pdf]
[2011] Measuring optical distortion in aircraft transparencies: a fully automated system for quantitative evaluation (Michael Dixon, Robert Glaubius, Philip Freeman, Robert Pless, Michael P. Gleason, Matthew M. Thomas, William D. Smart), In Machine Vision and Applications, volume 22, 2011. [bib] [pdf]
[2011] Propulsive Forces on the Flagellum during Locomotion of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (P.V. Bayly, B.L. Lewis, E.C. Ranz, R.J. Okamoto, R.B. Pless, S.K. Dutcher), In Biophysical Journal, volume 100, 2011. () [bib] [pdf] [doi]
[2011] Principal Component Analysis of Dynamic Relative Displacement Fields Estimated from MR Images (Teresa M. Abney, Yuan Feng, Robert Pless, Ruth J. Okamoto, Guy M. Genin, Philip V. Bayly), In PLoS ONE, Public Library of Science, volume 6, 2011. [bib] [doi]
[2010] Efficient Coverage Maintenance Based on Probabilistic Distributed Detection (Guoliang Xing, Xiangmao Chang, Chenyang Lu, Jianping Wang, Robert Pless, Joseph A O'Sullivan), In IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, volume 9, 2010. [bib] [pdf]
[2010] Efficient spatiotemporal analysis of the flagellar waveform of Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (Philip V Bayly, B. L. Lewis, P. S. Kemp, Robert Pless, S. K. Dutcher), In Cytoskeleton, volume 67, 2010. [bib] [pdf]
[2010] In vivo two-photon imaging reveals monocyte-dependent neutrophil extravasation during pulmonary inflammation (Daniel Kreisel, Ruben G. Nava, Wenjun Li, Bernd H. Zinselmeyer, Baomei Wang, Jiaming Lai, Robert Pless, Andrew E. Gelman, Alexander S. Krupnick, Mark J. Miller), In Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, volume 107, 2010. [bib] [pdf] [doi]
[2010] Relative brain displacement and deformation during constrained mild frontal head impact (Y. Feng, T. M. Abney, R. J. Okamoto, R. B. Pless, G. M. Genin, P. V. Bayly), In Journal of The Royal Society Interface, volume 7, 2010. [bib] [pdf] [doi]
[2009] A Survey of Manifold Learning for Images (Robert Pless, Richard Souvenir), In IPSJ Transactions on Computer Vision and Applications, volume 1, 2009. [bib] [pdf]
[2009] Two-photon microscopy and multidimensional analysis of cell dynamics (Bernd H Zinselmeyer, John Dempster, David L Wokosin, Jonathan Cannon, Robert Pless, Ian Parker, Mark J Miller), In Methods in Enzymology, volume 461, 2009. [bib] [pdf]
[2008] Time Scales in Video Surveillance (Nathan Jacobs, Robert Pless), In IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, volume 18, 2008. [bib] [pdf]
[2007] Minimum Power Configuration for Wireless Communication in Sensor Networks (Guoliang Xing, Chenyang Lu, Ying Zhang, Qingfeng Huang, Robert Pless), In ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, volume 3, 2007. [bib] [pdf]
[2007] Image distance functions for manifold learning (Richard Souvenir, Robert Pless), In Image and Vision Computing, volume 25, 2007. [bib] [pdf]
[2006] Impact of Sensing Coverage on Greedy Geographic Routing Algorithms (Guoliang Xing, Chenyang Lu, Robert Pless, Qingfeng Huang), In IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Special Issue on Localized Communication and Topology Protocols for Ad Hoc Networks, volume 17, 2006. [bib] [pdf]
[2006] Detecting Roads in Stabilized Video with the Spatio-Temporal Structure Tensor (Robert Pless), In Geoinformatica, volume 10, 2006. [bib] [pdf]
[2006] Imaging Through Time: The advantages of sitting still (Robert Pless), Chapter in Imaging Beyong the Pinhole Camera (Kostas Daniilidis, Reinhard Klette, Alex Leonardis, eds.), Kluwer, 2006. [bib] [pdf]
[2005] Integrated coverage and connectivity configuration for energy conservation in sensor networks (Guoliang Xing, Xiaorui Wang, Yuanfang Zhang, Chenyang Lu, Robert Pless, Christopher Gill), In ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, ACM Press, volume 1, 2005. [bib] [pdf]
[2005] Spatio-temporal background models for outdoor surveillance (Robert Pless), In Journal on Applied Signal Processing, volume 14, 2005. [bib] [pdf]
[2004] Camera Cluster in Motion: Motion Estimation for Generalized Camera Designs (Robert Pless), In IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, volume 11, 2004. [bib] [pdf]
[2003] On Local Search and Placement of Meters in Networks (Samir Khuller, Randeep Bhatia, Robert Pless), In SIAM Journal on Computing, volume 32, 2003. [bib] [pdf]
[2000] Fault Tolerant K-Center Problems (Samir Khuller, Robert Pless, Yoram Sussman), In Theoretical Computer Science, volume 242, 2000. [bib] [pdf]
[2000] Detecting Independent Motion: The Statistics of Temporal Continuity (Robert Pless, Tomas Brodsky, Yiannis Aloimonos), In IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, volume 22, 2000. [bib] [pdf]
[2000] The Full Degree Spanning Tree Problem (Randeep Bhatia, Samir Khuller, Yoram Sussman, Robert Pless), In Networks, volume 36, 2000. [bib] [pdf]
[2000] The Ouchi Illusion as an artifact of biased flow estimation (Cornelia Fermuller, Robert Pless), In Vision Research, volume 40, 2000. [bib] [pdf]
[1997] Families of stationary patterns producing illusory movement: Insights into the visual system (Cornelia Fermuller, Robert Pless, Yiannis Aloimonos), In Proc. Royal Society, London B, volume 264, 1997. [bib] [pdf]
[1992] Ultrasonic spectroscopy of metallic spheres using electromagnetic-acoustic transduction (Ward L Johnson, Stephen J Norton, Felix Bendec, Robert Pless), In Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, volume 91, 1992. [bib] [pdf]
Refereed Conference Papers
[2017] Deep Feature Interpolation for Image Content Changes (Paul Upchurch, Jacob Gardner, Geoff Pleiss, Robert Pless, Noah Snavely, Kavita Bala, Kilian Weinberger), In Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2017. [bib]
[2017] Self calibrating lenticular markers and articulated pose estimation (Hong Xuan, Ian Schillebeeckx, Robert Pless), 2017. [bib]
[2016] Using Chromo-coded Light Fields for Virtual Reality (Ian Schillebeeckx, Robert Pless), In IEEE Virtual Reality (poster), 2016. [bib] [pdf]
[2016] Single Image Camera Calibration with Lenticular Arrays for Augmented Reality (Ian Schillebeeckx, Robert Pless), In Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2016. [bib] [pdf]
[2015] Cameras and crowds in transportation tracking (J. Aaron Hipp, Alicia Manteiga, Amanda Burgess, Abby Stylianou, Robert Pless), In International Conference on Wireless, Connected and Mobile Health Research, 2015. [bib] [pdf] [doi]
[2015] Characterizing Feature Matching Performance over Long Time Periods (Abby Stylianou, Austin Abrams, Robert Pless), In IEEE Winter Conference on Computer Vision (WACV), 2015. [bib] [pdf]
[2015] Structured Light Field Design for Correspondence Free Rotation Estimation (Ian Schillebeeckx, Robert Pless), In Proc. International Conference on Computational Photography (ICCP), 2015. [bib] [pdf]
[2015] The Geometry of Colorful, Lenticular Fiducial Markers (Ian Schillebeeckx, Joshua Little, Robert Pless), In Proc. IEEE International Conference on 3D Vision (3DV), 2015. [bib] [pdf]
[2015] Building Dynamic Cloud Maps from the Ground Up (Calvin Murdock, Nathan Jacobs, Robert Pless), In Proc. International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2015. [bib] [pdf]
[2014] Structure from Shadow Motion (Austin Abrams, Ian Schillebeeckx, Robert Pless), In Proc. International Conference on Computational Photography (ICCP), 2014. [bib] [pdf]
[2013] Collaborative imaging of urban forest dynamics: augmenting re-photography to visualize changes over time (Ruth West, Abby Halley, Jarlath O Neil-Dunne, Daniel Gordon, Robert Pless), In IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging, 2013. [bib] [pdf]
[2013] Collaborative rephotography (Ruth West, Abby Halley, Daniel Gordon, Jarlath O'Neil-Dunne, Robert Pless), In ACM SIGGRAPH 2013 Studio Talks, 2013. [bib]
[2013] Finding Jane Doe: a forensic application of 2D image calibration (Abby Stylianou, Austin Abrams, Robert Pless), In 5th International Conference on Imagining for Crime Detection and Prevention (ICDP), IET Digital Library, 2013. (Best Paper Award) [bib] [pdf]
[2013] NG2 (+) pericytes support interstitial migration and effector function of myeloid leukocytes during sterile inflammation (K Stark, A Eckart, S Haidari, A Tirniceriu, M Lorenz, M-L von Bruehl, F Gaertner, AG Khandoga, KR Legate, R Pless, others), In EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL INVESTIGATION, volume 43, 2013. [bib]
[2013] The Episolar Constraint: Monocular Shape from Shadow Correspondence (Austin Abrams, Kylia Miskell, Robert Pless), In Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2013. [bib] [pdf]
[2012] Heliometric Stereo: Shape from Sun Position (Austin Abrams, Christopher Hawley, Robert Pless), In Proc. European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2012. [bib] [pdf]
[2011] On analyzing video with very small motions (Michael Dixon, Austin Abrams, Nathan Jacobs, Robert Pless), In Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2011. [bib] [pdf]
[2010] Compressive Sensing and Differential Image Motion Estimation (Nathan Jacobs, Stephen Schuh, Robert Pless), In IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2010. [bib] [pdf]
[2010] Using Cloud Shadows to Infer Scene Structure and Camera Calibration (Nathan Jacobs, Brian Bies, Robert Pless), In Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2010. [bib] [pdf]
[2010] Webcams in Context: Web Interfaces to Create Live 3D Environments (Austin Abrams, Robert Pless), In Proc. ACM SIGMM International Conference on Multimedia (ACMMM), 2010. [bib] [pdf]
[2009] Minimum description length and clustering with exemplars (Po-Hsiang Lai, Joseph A. O'Sullivan, Robert Pless), In Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT), IEEE Press, 2009. [bib] [pdf]
[2009] The Global Network of Outdoor Webcams: Properties and Applications (Nathan Jacobs, Walker Burgin, Nick Fridrich, Austin Abrams, Kylia Miskell, Bobby H. Braswell, Andrew D. Richardson, Robert Pless), In ACM International Conference on Advances in Geographic Information Systems (SIGSPATIAL GIS), 2009. [bib] [pdf]
[2009] Calibrating and using the Global Network of Outdoor Webcams (Winner PhD Forum Prize) (Nathan Jacobs, Robert Pless), In ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distrubted Smart Cameras (ICDSC), 2009. [bib] [pdf]
[2009] An Efficient System for Vehicle Tracking in Multi-Camera Networks (Michael Dixon, Nathan Jacobs, Robert Pless), In ACM/IEEE International Conference on Distrubted Smart Cameras (ICDSC), 2009. [bib] [pdf]
[2008] A System for Rapid Interactive Training of Object Detectors (Nathaniel Roman, Robert Pless), In Proc. International Symposium on Visual Computing, volume 5359, 2008. [bib] [pdf]
[2008] Manifold Learning for 4D CT Reconstruction of the Lung (Manfred Georg, Richard Souvenir, Andrew Hope, Robert Pless), In Mathematical Methods in Biomedical Image Analysis, 2008. [bib] [pdf]
[2008] Simultaneous Data Volume Reconstruction and Pose Estimation from Slice Samples (Manfred Georg, Richard Souvenir, Andrew Hope, Robert Pless), In Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2008. [bib] [pdf]
[2007] Localized and Configurable Topology Control in Lossy Wireless Sensor Networks (Guoliang Xing, Chenyang Lu, Robert Pless), In International Conference on Computer Communications and Networks (ICCCN'07), 2007. [bib] [pdf]
[2007] Geolocating Static Cameras (Nathan Jacobs, Scott Satkin, Nathaniel Roman, Richard Speyer, Robert Pless), In Proc. International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2007. [bib] [pdf]
[2007] Consistent Temporal Variations in Many Outdoor Scenes (Nathan Jacobs, Nathaniel Roman, Robert Pless), In Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2007. [bib] [pdf]
[2007] Applications of Manifold Learning Techniques in 4D-CT Reconstruction (Andrew Hope, Manfred Georg, Jonathan Cannon, J Hubenschmidt, Wei Lu, Dan Low, Robert Pless), In International Conference on the Use of Computers in Radiation Therapy (ICCR), 2007. (Winner of the Reviewer's Choice Award) [bib] [pdf]
[2007] Faster and More Accurate Face Detection on Mobile Robots Using Geometric Constraints (Michael Dixon, Frederick Heckel, Bill Smart, Robert Pless), In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2007. [bib] [pdf]
[2006] On Manifold Structure of Cardiac MRI Data: Application to Segmentation (Qilong Zhang, Richard Souvenir, Robert Pless), In Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2006. [bib]
[2006] Segmenting Multiple Familiar Objects under Mutual Occlusion (Qilong Zhang, Robert Pless), In Proc. International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), 2006. [bib] [pdf]
[2006] Image Manifold Interpolation Using Free-Form Deformations (Richard Souvenir, Qilong Zhang, Robert Pless), In Proc. International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), 2006. [bib]
[2005] Manifold Clustering (Richard Souvenir, Robert Pless), In Proc. International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2005. [bib] [pdf]
[2005] Minimum Power Configuration in Wireless Sensor Networks (Guoliang Xing, Chenyang Lu, Ying Zhang, Qingfeng Huang, Robert Pless), In ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc), 2005. [bib] [pdf]
[2004] Extrinsic Calibration of a Camera and Laser Range Finder (Qilong Zhang, Robert Pless), In Proc. IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2004. [bib] [pdf]
[2004] Fusing Video and Sparse Depth Data in Structure from Motion (Qilong Zhang, Robert Pless), In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), 2004. [bib] [pdf]
[2004] On greedy geographic routing algorithms in sensing-covered networks (Guoliang Xing, Chenyang Lu, Robert Pless, Qingfeng Huang), In ACM International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc), ACM Press, 2004. [bib] [pdf]
[2004] Road extraction from motion cues in aerial video (Robert Pless, David Jurgens), In Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Geographic Information Systems, 2004. [bib] [pdf]
[2004] Co-Grid: An Efficient Coverage Maintenance Protocol for Distributed Sensor Networks (Guoliang Xing, Chenyang Lu, Robert Pless, Joseph A. O'Sullivan), In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN), ACM Press, 2004. [bib] [pdf]
[2003] A 3D Pattern for Pose Estimation for Object Capture (Lei Wang, Cindy Grimm, Robert Pless), In Vision Interface, 2003. [bib] [pdf]
[2003] A New Input Device for 3D Sketching (Mark Schroering, Cindy Grimm, Robert Pless), In Vision Interface, 2003. [bib] [pdf]
[2003] Using many cameras as one (Robert Pless), In Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2003. [bib] [pdf]
[2003] Evaluation of Local Models of Dynamic Backgrounds (Robert Pless, John Larson, Scott Siebers, Ben Westover), In Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2003. [bib] [pdf]
[2003] Using Isomap to Explore Video Sequences (Robert Pless), In Proc. International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2003. [bib] [pdf]
[2003] Optimal Evaluation of Strain Fields using Magnetic Resonance Imaging (Sean Songbai Ji, Philip V. Bayly, Panagiotis G. Massouros, Robert B. Pless, Guy M. Genin.), In ASME Mechanics and Materials Conference, 2003. [bib]
[2003] Integrated coverage and connectivity configuration in wireless sensor networks (Xiaorui Wang, Guoliang Xing, Yuanfang Zhang, Chenyang Lu, Robert Pless, Christopher Gill), In Proceedings of the International Conference on Embedded Networked Sensor Systems (Sensys), ACM Press, 2003. [bib] [doi]
[2002] Using thousands of images of an object (Robert Pless, Ian Simon), In Proceedings of the 6th Joint Conference on Information Science, (CVPRIP), 2002. [bib] [pdf]
[2002] Embedding Images in non-Flat Spaces (Robert Pless, Ian Simon), In Conference on Imaging Science Systems and Technology, 2002. [bib] [pdf]
[2001] A Spherical Eye from Multiple Camera (makes better models of the world) (Patrick Baker, Cornelia Fermuller, Yiannis Aloimonos, Robert Pless), In Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2001. [bib] [pdf]
[1999] Independent Motion: The Importance of History (Robert Pless, Tomas Brodsky, Yiannis Aloimonos), In Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 1999. [bib] [pdf]
[1999] Explaining the Ouchi Illusion (Robert Pless, Cornelia Fermuller), In Optical Society of America, 1999. [bib]
[1999] Statistical Biases in Optic Flow (Cornelia Fermuller, Robert Pless), In Proc. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 1999. [bib] [pdf]
Refereed Workshop Papers
[2018] Anomaly Explanation Using Metadata (Di Qi, Joshua Arfin, Mengxue Zhang, Tushar Mathew, Brendan Juba, Robert Pless), In Proc. IEEE Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision, 2018. [bib]
[2017] Recognizing​ ​Images​ ​of​ ​Eating​ ​Disorders​ ​in​ ​Social​ ​Media​ ​(Abstract) (Robert Pless, Rebecca Begtrup, Lulwah Alkulaib, Samsara N. Counts, James Harnett, Justine-Louise Manning, Hong Xuan, David A. Broniatowski), In Proceedings of the 2nd Social Media Mining for Health Applications Workshop & Shared Task, 2017. [bib] [pdf]
[2016] SparkleGeometry: Glitter Imaging for 3D Point Tracking (Abby Stylianou, Robert Pless), In IEEE Workshop on Computational Cameras and Displays, 2016. [bib] [pdf]
[2015] Indexing Open Imagery to Create Tools to Fight Sex Trafficking (Abby Stylianou, Abigail Norling-Ruggles, Richard Souvenir, Robert Pless), In Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition Workshop (AIPR), 2015. [bib] [pdf]
[2014] Learning from Outdoor Webcams: Surveillance of Physical Activity Across Environments (J. Aaron Hipp, Deepti Adlakha, Amy A. Eyler, Rebecca Gernes, Agata Kargol, Abigail H. Stylianou, Robert Pless), In NSF Workshop on Big Data and Urban Informatics, 2014. [bib] [pdf]
[2014] Images Don't Forget: Online Photogrammetry to Find Lost Graves (Abby Stylianou, Joseph O'Sullivan, Robert Pless), In Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition Workshop (AIPR), 2014. [bib] [pdf]
[2014] Democratizing the Visualization of 500 million webcam images (Joseph O'Sullivan, Abby Stylianou, Robert Pless), In Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition Workshop (AIPR), 2014. [bib] [pdf]
[2013] Webcam2Satellite: Estimating Cloud Maps from Webcam Imagery (Calvin Murdock, Nathan Jacobs, Robert Pless), In Proc. IEEE Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision, 2013. [bib] [pdf]
[2012] Tools for Richer Crowd Source Image Annotations (Joshua Little, Austin Abrams, Robert Pless), In Proc. IEEE Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision, 2012. ((oral presentation)) [bib] [pdf]
[2012] LOST: Longterm Observation of Scenes (with Tracks) (Austin Abrams, Jim Tucek, Nathan Jacobs, Robert Pless), In Proc. IEEE Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision, 2012. ((oral presentation)) [bib] [pdf]
[2011] Webcam Geo-localization using Aggregate Light Levels (Nathan Jacobs, Kylia Miskell, Robert Pless), In Proc. IEEE Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision, 2011. [bib] [pdf]
[2011] Exploratory Analysis of Time-Lapse Imagery with Fast Subset PCA (Austin Abrams, Emily Feder, Robert Pless), In Proc. IEEE Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision, 2011. [bib] [pdf]
[2009] Persistence and Tracking: Putting Vehicles and Trajectories in Context (Robert Pless, Nathan Jacobs, Michael Dixon, Ralph Hartley, Patrick Baker, Derek Brock, Nick Cassimatis, Dennis Perzanowski), In Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition Workshop (AIPR), 2009. [bib]
[2009] Adventures in Archiving and Using Three Years of Webcam Images (Nathan Jacobs, Walker Burgin, Richard Speyer, David Ross, Robert Pless), In IEEE CVPR Workshop on Internet Vision, 2009. [bib] [pdf]
[2009] The Global Webcam Imaging Network (Nathan Jacobs, Richard Souvenir, Robert Pless), In Applied Imagery Pattern Recognition Workshop (AIPR), 2009. (Winner of the Best Student Paper award) [bib]
[2009] Efficient Tracking of Many Objects in Structured Environments (Nathan Jacobs, Michael Dixon, Scott Satkin, Robert Pless), In IEEE ICCV Workshop on Visual Surveillance, 2009. [bib] [pdf]
[2008] Location-Specific Transition Distributions for Tracking (Nathan Jacobs, Michael Dixon, Robert Pless), In Proc. IEEE Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision, 2008. [bib] [pdf]
[2008] Toward Fully Automatic Geo-Location and Geo-Orientation of Static Outdoor Cameras (Nathan Jacobs, Nathaniel Roman, Robert Pless), In Proc. IEEE Workshop on Video/Image Sensor Networks, 2008. [bib] [pdf]
[2007] Shape background modeling: The shape of things that came (Nathan Jacobs, Robert Pless), In Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Motion and Video Computing, 2007. [bib] [pdf]
[2006] Real-time constant memory visual summaries for surveillance (Nathan Jacobs, Robert Pless), In VSSN '06: Proceedings of the 4th ACM international workshop on Video surveillance and sensor networks, ACM Press, 2006. [bib] [pdf] [doi]
[2006] Finding Minimal Parameterizations of Cylindrical Image Manifolds (Michael Dixon, Nathan Jacobs, Robert Pless), In CVPRW '06: Proceedings of the 2006 Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshop on Perceptual Organization in Computer Vision (POCV), IEEE Computer Society, 2006. [bib] [pdf] [doi]
[2005] Segmentation informed by manifold learning (Qilong Zhang, Richard Souvenir, Robert Pless), In International Workshop on Energy Minimization Methods in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition EMMCVPR (LNCS 3757), 2005. [bib] [pdf]
[2005] Segmenting Cardiopulmonary Images using Manifold Learning with Level Sets (Qilong Zhang, Robert Pless), In IEEE Workshop on Computer Vision for Biomedical Image Applications (LNCS 3765), 2005. [bib]
[2005] Analysis of Persistent Motion Patterns Using the 3D Structure Tensor (John Wright, Robert Pless), In Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Motion and Video Computing, 2005. [bib] [pdf]
[2005] Spatio-Temporal Detection and Isolation: Results on the PETS2005 Datasets (Richard Souvenir, John Wright, Robert Pless), In Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Performance Evaluation in Tracking and Surveillance, 2005. [bib] [pdf]
[2005] Isomap and non-parametric models of image deformation (Richard Souvenir, Robert Pless), In Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Motion and Video Computing, 2005. [bib] [pdf]
[2004] Constraints for Heterogeneous Sensor Auto-Calibration (Qilong Zhang, Robert Pless), In IEEE Workshop on Realtime 3D Sensors and Their Use, 2004. [bib] [pdf]
[2004] Differential Structure in non-linear Image Embedding Functions (Robert Pless), In Proceedings of the IEEE Workshop on Articulated and non-rigid Motion, 2004. [bib] [pdf]
[2004] Bayesian stereo: 3D vision designed for sensor fusion (John Larson, Robert Pless), In SPIE: Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision XXII: Algorithms, Techniques, and Active Vision, volume 5608, 2004. [bib] [pdf]
[2003] Better background models for visual surveillance (Robert Pless, Scott Siebers, Ben Westover), In Optical Society of America: Optical Sensing for Homeland Security, 2003. [bib]
[2002] Two View Discrete and Differential constraints for generalized imaging systems (Robert Pless), In Proc. of the IEEE Workshop on Omnidirectional Vision, 2002. [bib] [pdf]
[2000] Camera Networks for Building Shape Models from Video (Patrick Baker, Robert Pless, Cornelia Fermuller, Yiannis Aloimonos), In Workshop on 3D Structure from Multiple Images of Large-scale Environments (SMILE), 2000. [bib] [pdf]
[2000] New Eyes for Shape and Motion Estimation (Patrick Baker, Robert Pless, Cornelia Fermuller, Yiannis Aloimonos), In BMVC '00: Proceedings of the First IEEE International Workshop on Biologically Motivated Computer Vision, Springer-Verlag, 2000. [bib] [pdf]
Other Publications
[2013] DETECTING OPTICAL DEFECTS IN TRANSPARENCIES (Ronald L Bookout, Michael P Gleason, Matthew M Thomas, Michael S Dixon, Robert Pless, William D Smart), EP Patent 2,553,658, 2013. (EP Patent 2,553,658) [bib]
[2000] Video Linking (Robert Pless), PhD thesis, Department of Computer Science, 2000. [bib] [pdf]
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