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ECE Professor Octavia Camps and her collaborators were awarded the Best Paper Award at the 2018 International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras in Eindhoven, Netherlands. The paper, titled "Correlating Belongings with Passengers in a Simulated Airport Security Checkpoint," is co-authored by Ashraful Islam, Yuexi Zhang, Dong Yin, Octavia Camps and Richard Radke. The research for […]
ECE Professors Octavia Camps and Mario Sznaier, in collaboration with Constantino Lagoa and David Conroy from Pennsylvania State University, were awarded a $500K NSF grant for "Data Driven Control of Switched Systems with Applications to Human Behavioral Modification". Abstract Source: NSF Dramatically increasing health care costs threaten the nation's economy. Over 80% of those costs are […]
ECE Professors Octavia Camps and Mario Sznaier were awarded a $500K NSF grant for "Dynamic and Statistical Based Invariants on Manifolds for Video Analysis." Abstract Source: NSF Computer vision systems can benefit society in many ways. For example, spatially distributed vision sensors endowed with activity analysis capabilities can prevent crime, help optimize resource use in […]
Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2017-2018 academic school year.
ALERT researchers Carey Rappaport, Jose Martinez-Lorenzo, & Octavia Camps are developing cutting-edge technology that can detect suspicious behavior at airports.
The grand opening ceremony for the new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex took place on April 3, 2017.
ECE professors Mario Sznaier, Octavia Camps, Ali Abur, & Edmund Yeh, MIE assistant professor Jacqueline Griffin, CEE professor Jerome Hajjar, COS professor Lisa Feldman Barrett, CCIS professor Stacy Marsella, and Kostas director Peter Boynton were awarded a $2.5M NSF grant for the “Identification and Control of Uncertain, Highly Interdependent Processes Involving Humans with Applications to […]
ALERT's Carey Rappaport, Jose Martinez Lorenzo, and Octavia Camps each explain the research they are conducting to make airport security checkpoints safer.
ECE Professor Octavia Camps' work on video surveillance and airport security programs has been featured in a recent New York Times article, titled "Airport Security Advances Clash With Privacy Issues."
Britain’s Home Secretary Theresa May visited ALERT’s Robust Systems Lab & Advanced Imaging Technology Lab before serving as a keynote speaker on human trafficking and slavery .
ECE Professors Octavia Camps, Mario Sznaier, & CEE Associate Professor Ferdinand Hellweger were awarded a $380K NSF grant to use OUR Charles to generate models of high volume nonlinear data steams.
It doesn’t matter whether you’re a terrorist or a two-year-old who’s been separated from her parents at the airport: if you cause a disturbance in the flow of airport traffic, you can also cause severe chaos and economic damage. Regardless of your motivation, moving the wrong way through a security checkpoint is treated as a threat […]
Electrical & Computer Engineering Professors Octavia Camps and Mario Sznaier were awarded a $455K National Science Foundation grant to study "Dynamic Invariants for Video Scenes Understanding." Octavia Camps and Mario Sznaier obtained their B.S. degrees in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from the Universidad de la Republica in Uruguay, and their M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the […]
ECE Professors Mario Sznaier and Octavia Camps have won a $415K NSF grant to develop new methods to extract information very sparsely encoded in extremely high dimensional data streams, with applications to aware environments, autonomous vehicles and systems biology.