Selected Publications (Google Scholar)

Machine Learning and Computer Vision

Maximum-Entropy Fine Grained Classification
Abhimanyu Dubey, Otkrist Gupta, Ramesh Raskar, and Nikhil Naik
Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) 2018

Improving Fine-Grained Visual Classification using Pairwise Confusion
Abhimanyu Dubey, Otkrist Gupta, Pei Guo, Ryan Farrell, Ramesh Raskar, and Nikhil Naik
European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) 2018

Accelerating Neural Architecture Search using Performance Prediction
Bowen Baker*, Otkrist Gupta*, Ramesh Raskar, Nikhil Naik.
International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR) Workshops 2018

Computer Vision Uncovers Predictors of Physical Urban Change
Nikhil Naik, Scott Kominers, Ramesh Raskar, Edward Glaeser, Cesar Hidalgo.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 2017

Designing Neural Network Architectures using Reinforcement Learning
Bowen Baker, Otkrist Gupta, Nikhil Naik, Ramesh Raskar.
International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR) 2017

Deep Learning the City: Quantifying Urban Perception At A Global Scale
Abhimanyu Dubey, Nikhil Naik, Devi Parikh, Ramesh Raskar, Cesar Hidalgo.
European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) 2016

Coreset-Based Adaptive Tracking
Abhimanyu Dubey, Nikhil Naik, Dan Raviv, Rahul Sukthankar, and Ramesh Raskar.
arXiv Preprint 2016

Are Safer Looking Neighborhoods More Lively?: A Multimodal Investigation into Urban Life
Marco De Nadai, Radu Laurentiu Vieriu, Gloria Zen, Stefan Dragicevic, Nikhil Naik, Michele Caraviello, Cesar Hidalgo, Nicu Sebe, Bruno Lepri.
ACM Multimedia Conference 2016

Advances in Ultrafast Optics and Imaging Applications
Guy Satat, Barmak Heshmat, Nikhil Naik, Albert Redo-Sanchez, Ramesh Raskar.
SPIE Defense+Security 2016

A Light Transport Model for Mitigating Multipath Interference in Time-of-flight Sensors
Nikhil Naik, Achuta Kadambi, Christoph Rhemann, Shahram Izadi, Ramesh Raskar, Sing Bing Kang.
IEEE Computer Vision & Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2015

Streetscore – Predicting the Perceived Safety of One Million Streetscapes
Nikhil Naik, Jade Philipoom, Ramesh Raskar, Cesar Hidalgo.
IEEE Computer Vision & Pattern Recognition (CVPR) Workshops 2014

Estimating Wide-angle, Spatially Varying Reflectance using Time-resolved Inversion of Backscattered Light
Nikhil Naik, Christopher Barsi, Andreas Velten, Ramesh Raskar.
Journal of the Optical Society of America A 2014
Selected by Editors to appear in a Special Issue of Virtual Journal of Biomedical Optics.

Pose Estimation using Time-resolved Inversion of Diffuse Light
Dan Raviv, Christopher Barsi, Nikhil Naik, Micha Feigin, Ramesh Raskar.
Optics Express 2014

Frequency Analysis of Transient Light Transport with Applications in Bare Sensor Imaging
Di Wu, Gordon Wetzstein, Christopher Barsi, Thomas Willwacher, Matthew O’Toole, Nikhil Naik, Qionghai Dai, Kyros Kutulakos, Ramesh Raskar.
European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) 2012

Single View Reflectance Capture using Multiplexed Scattering and Time-of-flight Imaging
Nikhil Naik, Shuang Zhao, Andreas Velten, Ramesh Raskar, Kavita Bala.

Economics and Computational Social Science

Big Data and Big Cities: The Promises and Limitations of Improved Measures of Urban Life
Edward Glaeser, Scott Kominers, Michael Luca, Nikhil Naik.
Economic Inquiry 2017

Green streets – Quantifying and mapping urban trees with street-level imagery and computer vision
Ian Seiferling, Nikhil Naik, Carlo Ratti, Raphäel Proulx.
Landscape and Urban Planning 2017

Cities Are Physical Too: Using Computer Vision to Measure the Quality and Impact of Urban Appearance
Nikhil Naik, Ramesh Raskar, Cesar Hidalgo.
American Economic Review: Papers & Proceedings 2016

Do People Shape Cities, or Do Cities Shape People? The Co-evolution of Physical, Social, and Economic Change in Five Major US Cities
Nikhil Naik, Scott Kominers, Ramesh Raskar, Edward Glaeser, Cesar Hidalgo.
National Bureau of Economics Research (NBER) Working Paper 2015