Luk Cerman
Center For Machine Perception,
Department of Cybernetics,
Faculty of Electrical Engineering,
Czech Technical University

Karlovo namesti 13, 121 35 Prague 2, Czech Republic
Fax: +420-2-24357385, Tel.: +420-2-24355762 work, +420-775-091714 mobile
E-mail: cermal1@fel.cvut.cz

Room: G10 (see plan of building G)


Current Position: PhD student, advisor Prof. Vclav Hlav (www)
Research Interests: Structural Video Analysis, Surveillance, Behavior analysis, 3-D Computer Vision, Image Processing, High Dynamic Range Imaging

Education: Bachelor in Computer Science at the Czech Technical University, thesis: "ACB Compression Algorithm", [PDF] (in Czech)

Master in Computer Science (branch System Programming) at the Czech Technical University, thesis: "High Dynamic Range Images from Multiple Exposures", [PDF]

One-week winter school -- 7th VIPS Advanced School on Computer Vision in Verona targeted to Stereo analysis and view synthesis in 3D video communication

One-week summer school -- AERFAI'06 Summer School in Granada on Action and Object Classification Techniques in Digital Images

Three-months internship -- autumn 2006 -- at National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo, Japan, work on 3D shape registration, supervised by prof. Akihiro Sugimoto.

One-months internship -- spring 2009 -- at Institute for Computer Graphics and Vision (ICG), Graz, Austria, work on image based tracking, supervised by prof. Horst Bischof.

Publications:

L. Cerman and V. Hlav. Exposure time estimation for high dynamic range imaging with hand held camera. In O. Chum and V. Franc, editors, CVWW06: Proceedings of the Computer Vision Winter Workshop 2006, pages 7681, Prague, Czech Republic, February 2006. Czech Society for Cybernetics and Informatics. [PDF], [Poster]

L. Cerman and A. Sugimoto and I. Shimizu. 3D Shape Registration with Estimating Illumination and Photometric Properties of a Convex Object. In M. Grabner and H. Grabner, editors, CVWW07: Proceedings of the Computer Vision Winter Workshop 2007, pages 7681, Graz, Austria, February 2007. Institute for Computer Graphics and Vision, Graz University of Technology. [PDF]

L. Cerman and J. Matas and V. Hlav. Sputnik Tracker: Looking for a Companion Improves Robustness of the Tracker. In A. Salberg and J. Y. Hardeberg and R. Jenssen, editors, SCIA09: Proceedings of the Proceedings of the 16th Scandinavian Conference on Image Analysis 2009, pages 291-300, Oslo, Norway, June 2009. Springer-Verlag. [PDF], [Videos]

L. Cerman, V. Hlav. Tracking with Context as a Semi-Supervised Learning and Labeling Problem. In Proceedings of 21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition, pages 2124--2127, Tsukuba, Japan, November 2012. IEEE Computer Society. [PDF], [Videos]

L. Cerman, V. Hlav. Hierarchical histogram for RGB color modeling. In Proceedings of the Computer Vision Winter Workshop, Hernstein, Austria, February 2013. Vienna University of Technology. [PDF]

Teaching: DZO – Digital Image Processing, course website (in Czech)

DIF – Digital Photography, course website (in Czech)

ZSO – Signal and Image Processing, course website (in Czech)

KUI – Cybernetics and Artificial Intelligence, course website (in Czech)

PVR – Computer Vision and Virtual Reality, course website (in Czech)

Pattern Recognition – Lecture on EM algorithm, [slides]


Language: Czech (native), English and German written and spoken
Skills: Programming in C/C++, Matlab, HTML, PHP, partly in Java, typesetting system TeX and LaTeX, very good experience with Windows software development.
Work Experience:

1999–2003 Participated in development of Servant Salamander (see www.altap.cz)

2003–2005 Illusion Softworks a.s., computer games development company


Hobbies: Active sport – orienteering running, cycling, climbing. I am also interested in photography, independent film and independent music scene. I like to drink good tea.
Activity: I have organised CMP Cross Country Skiing MMVII, CMP Cross Country Skiing MMVIII and CMP Cross Country Skiing MMIX
Other: My personal photo gallery.

Last Updated on November 17th, 2011