Dr Pankaj Kumar
|Position:||Research Fellow: Computer Vision and Image Analysis|
|Division/Portfolio:||Division of Information Technology, Engineering and the Environment|
|School/Unit:||School of Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences|
|Campus:||Mawson Lakes Campus|
|URL for Business Card:||http://people.unisa.edu.au/Pankaj.Kumar|
- Computer Vision
- Digital Image Processing
- Digital Signal Processing
- Signals and Systems
- Probability and Statistics
Australian Pattern Recognition Society (APRS) member
PhD (2004) and Master of Engineering (2001) in Electrical and Computer Engineering from National University of Singapore.
Bachalor of Technology in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Techology, New Delhi, India
- Computer Vision, Digital Image Processing, Image segmentation, Clustering, Density Estimation, Pattern Recognition, Artifical Intelligence, Machine Leaning, Support Vector Machines, 3D Reconstruction (Shape from Motion).
- Multi-Target Tracking, Non Linear Non Gaussian Bayesian Filters, (Particle Filter, Kalman Filter), Behavior Analysis, Context Modelling.
- Plant Phenotype to Genotype functional mapping using image analysis.
* P. Kumar, S. Ranganath, K. Sengupta, H. Weimin, "Co-operative Multi-Target Tracking with Efficient Split and Merge Handling", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, Vol. 16, No. 12, pp 1477-1490 December 2006. Google Scholar Citation 28
* L. Y. Ren, P. Kumar, S. Ranganath, H. Weimin "Object Matching Across Multiple Non-overlapping Fields of View Using Fuzzy Logic", ACTA AUTOMATICA SINICA Vol. 32, No. 6, pp 978-987, November, 2006.
* H. L. Wang, K. Sengupta, P. Kumar and R. Sharma, “Occlusion Handling in Augmented Reality Using Background Foreground Segmentation and Projective Geometry”, MIT Journal Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 264-277 June 2005.
* P. Kumar, S. Ranganath, H. Weimin, and K. Sengupta “A Framework for Real Time Behavior Interpretation from Traffic Video” IEEE Trans. on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp 43-53, March 2005. Google Scholar Citation 86.
* P. Kumar, and Kutluyil Dogancay “Fusion of Colour and Facial Features for Person Matching in a Camera Network” accepted for publication in Seventh International Conference on Intelligent Sensors, Sensor Networks and Information Processing, Adelaide 2011.
* P. Kumar, and Kutluyil Dogancay “Analysis of Brightness Transfer Function for Matching Targets Across Networked Cameras" in Digital Image Computing Techniques and Applications, Noosa, pp. 250-255, 2011.
* P. Kumar “Intrinsic Image based Moving Object Cast Shadow Removal in Image Sequences" in Digital Image Computing Techniques and Applications, Noosa, pp. 410-415, 2011.
* P. Kumar, A. Dick, and Tan Soo Seng “Real Time Target Tracking with Moving Pan Tilt Zoom Camera”, in Digital Image Computing Techniques and Applications, Melbourne, pp. 492-497 Dec. 2009.
* P. Kumar, A. Dick, M. J. Brooks “Detection and Tracking of Multiple Interacting Targets from Non-Stationary Camera Using Colour Correlogram”, Int. Conf. On Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision, Vietnam, Dec. 2008. This paper received best paper award. (ICARCV 2008 received 829 submissions from 49 countries and its Australian ERA ranking was A in 2008).
* P. Kumar, A. Dick, M. J. Brooks, “Integrated Bayesian Multi-cue Tracker for Objects Observed from Moving Cameras”, Int. Conf. Image and Vision Computing New Zealand, Nov. 2008.
* P. Kumar, M. J. Brooks, A. van den Hengel, “An adaptive Bayesian technique for tracking multiple objects”, Int. Conf. Patt. Recog. and Mach. Intell. (PReMI 2007), Kolkata, India, pp.657-665, Dec. 2007.
* P. Kumar, M. J. Brooks, A. Dick, "Adaptive Multiple Object Tracking Using Colour and Segmentation Cues", Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV 2007), Tokyo, Japan, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 4844, Springer Verlag, pp.853-863, Nov. 2007.
* P. Kumar, S. Ranganath, H. Weimin, and S. Gandhi, “Color Calibration of Multiple Cameras for Multi-Target Tracking” International Workshop on Sensor Networks and Applications 2005, (held in conjunction with ICCV05), Beijing China.
* P. Kumar, S. Ranganath, and K. Sengupta “Behavior Interpretation from Traffic Video Streams” In Proceeding of The IEEE 6th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, October 2003.
* P. Kumar, S. Ranganath, and H. Weimin “Bayesian Network based Computer Vision Algorithm for Traffic Monitoring using Video” In Proceeding of The IEEE 6th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, October 2003.
* P. Kumar, K. Sengupta, A. Lee and S. Ranganath, “A Comparative Study of Different Color Spaces for Foreground and Shadow Detection for Traffic Monitoring System” In Proceeding of The IEEE 5th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Pages 100-105, September 2002. Google Scholar Citation 66.
* L. Y. Ren, P. Kumar, S. Ranganath, and H. Weimin, “Object Matching Across Multiple Non- overlapping Fields of View Using Fuzzy Logic” International Workshop on Sensor Networks and Applications 2005, (held in conjunction with ICCV05), Beijing, China.
* P. Kumar, S. Ranganath, K. Sengupta and H. Weimin, “Co-operative Multi-Target Tracking and Classification”, ECCV 2004. Volume 1 pp-376-389.
* A. Chilgunde, P. Kumar, S. Ranganath, and H. Weimin “Multi-Camera Target Tracking in Blind Regions of Cameras with Non-overlaping Fields of View”, BMVC 2004.
* P. Kumar, S. Ranganath, and H. Weimin “Queue based Fast Background Modelling and Fast Hysteresis Thresholding for Better Foreground Segmentation” In Proceedings of 2003 Joint Conference of the Fourth International Conference on Information Communications and Signal Processing (ICICS 2003), December 2003.
* P. Kumar, K. Sengupta, and S. Ranganath, “Real Time Detection and Recognition of Human Profiles Using Inexpensive Desktop Cameras”, In Proceedings of 15th International Conference on Pattern Recognition ICPR 2000, Barcelona, Pages 1096-1099, September 3-7.
* P. Kumar, K. Sengupta, and S. Ranganath, “Detecting Humans: Analysis and Synthesis as a Pattern Recognition Problem” In Proceedings of Visual Communications and Image Processing 2000, pages 720-730, June 2000.
* M. Hanmandlu, P. Kumar, M. Mohan, “Cursive Handwritten English Character Recognition”, In Indian conference of Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing, New Delhi, India, December, 1998.
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•L.Y. Li, R.J. Luo, R.H. MA, K. Leman, P. Kumar, B.H. Lee, and W.M. Huang, "Unusual event detection from videos", US Provisional Patent filed.
TEC Innovator Award 2003 (iCCTV): Huang Weimin, Li Liyuan, Karianto Leman, Luo Ruijiang, Lee Beng Hai, Ma Ruihua, Pankaj Kumar.
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