Carl Vondrick

Ph.D. Student, MIT
Email: vondrick@mit.edu
Office: 32-D475B

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Biography

My research studies computer vision and machine learning. I am a Ph.D. student at MIT where I am advised by Antonio Torralba. I completed my bachelors degree at UC Irvine advised by Deva Ramanan. Thank you to Google and the NSF for fellowships that support my research!

News

  • I will be an area chair for CVPR 2018.
  • One paper will appear at CVPR 2017.
  • Two papers presented at NIPS 2016.
  • Our research is covered on CNN, NPR, AP, Wired and Colbert!
  • Three papers presented at CVPR 2016.

Papers

Predictive Vision

Generating the Future with Adversarial Transformers New!
Carl Vondrick, Antonio Torralba
CVPR 2017
Paper Project Page

Generating Videos with Scene Dynamics New!
Carl Vondrick, Hamed Pirsiavash, Antonio Torralba
NIPS 2016
Paper Project Page Code NBC Scientific American New Scientist MIT News

Predicting Motivations of Actions by Leveraging Text
Carl Vondrick, Deniz Oktay, Hamed Pirsiavash, Antonio Torralba
CVPR 2016
Paper Dataset


Cross-Modal Transfer

Cross-Modal Scene Networks New!
Yusuf Aytar*, Lluis Castrejon*, Carl Vondrick, Hamed Pirsiavash, Antonio Torralba
arXiv
Paper Project Page

Learning Aligned Cross-Modal Representations from Weakly Aligned Data
Lluis Castrejon*, Yusuf Aytar*, Carl Vondrick, Hamed Pirsiavash, Antonio Torralba
CVPR 2016
Paper Project Page Demo


Action Understanding

Following Gaze Across Views New!
Adria Recasens, Carl Vondrick, Aditya Khosla, Antonio Torralba
arXiv
Paper Videos

Who is Mistaken? New!
Benjamin Eysenbach, Carl Vondrick, Antonio Torralba
arXiv
Paper Project Page

Where are they looking?
Adria Recasens*, Aditya Khosla*, Carl Vondrick, Antonio Torralba
NIPS 2015
Paper Project Page Demo

Assessing the Quality of Actions
Hamed Pirsiavash, Carl Vondrick, Antonio Torralba
ECCV 2014
Paper Project Page


Visualization

Visualizing Object Detection Features
Carl Vondrick, Aditya Khosla, Hamed Pirsiavash, Tomasz Malisiewicz, Antonio Torralba
IJCV 2016
Paper Project Page Slides MIT News

Do We Need More Training Data?
Xiangxin Zhu, Carl Vondrick, Charless C. Fowlkes, Deva Ramanan
IJCV 2015
Paper Dataset

Learning Visual Biases from Human Imagination
Carl Vondrick, Hamed Pirsiavash, Aude Oliva, Antonio Torralba
NIPS 2015
Paper Project Page Technology Review

HOGgles: Visualizing Object Detection Features
Carl Vondrick, Aditya Khosla, Tomasz Malisiewicz, Antonio Torralba
ICCV 2013
Paper Project Page Slides MIT News

Do We Need More Training Data or Better Models for Object Detection?
Xiangxin Zhu, Carl Vondrick, Deva Ramanan, Charless C. Fowlkes
BMVC 2012
Paper Dataset


Video Annotation

Efficiently Scaling Up Crowdsourced Video Annotation
Carl Vondrick, Donald Patterson, Deva Ramanan
IJCV 2012
Paper Project Page

Efficiently Scaling Up Video Annotation with Crowdsourced Marketplaces
Carl Vondrick, Deva Ramanan, Donald Patterson
ECCV 2010
Paper Project Page

Media

Talks


Visual Anticipation, RE-WORK 2016

Visualizing Object Detection Features, ICCV 2013