16/Mar/2021 17:00 - 17:30
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by Michele Merler (IBM TJ Watson Research Center, NY, USA)
How the Trento training experience was the starting point for a new multimedia adventure in the USA.
About the speaker
Michele Merler is a Research Staff Member at IBM Research AI.
Since 2012 he has been at the T. J. Watson Research Lab in New York. Before that, he completed his Master and PhD at Columbia University with Professor John Kender in 2008 and 2013, respectively. He graduated with a Bachelor and Master in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Trento, Italy in 2004 and 2007.
His interests are in Multimedia, Computer Vision and Deep Learning, with a focus on sports video analysis, neural architecture search, video event understanding, topic modeling and edge AI. Dr Merler has publications in several peer-reviewed journals and conferences, including IEEE TMM, CVPR, ACM Multimedia, AAAI, ICMR, MICCAI, etc. Among other professional activities, he is currently an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (2021-2023) and has served as Area Chair for ACM Multimedia in 2016 and 2017, and local organization chair and web chair for ICMR in 2016.