Steve Branson

 

I'm a Postdoc in the Computer Vision Lab at Caltech, working with Pietro Perona. I completed my Ph.D. in Computer Science in 2012 at UC San Diego under the supervision of Serge Belongie. My research interests are in computer vision and machine learning.

 

Selected Publications

Active Annotation Translation
Steve Branson, Kristján Eldjárn Hjörleifsson, Pietro Perona
IEEE Conference on Computer Vision (CVPR), Columbus, June 2014.
[pdf] [bibtex]
Efficient Large-Scale Structured Learning
Steve Branson, Oscar Beijbom, Serge Belongie
IEEE Conference on Computer Vision (CVPR), Portland, June 2013. (Oral)
[pdf] [slides] [code] [bibtex]
Jaaba: interactive machine learning for automatic annotation of animal behavior
Mayank Kabra, Alice Robie, Marta Rivera-Alba, Steve Branson, Kristin Branson
Nature and Methods, 2012.
[article] [code (from Kristin Branson)] [video] [bibtex]
Strong Supervision From Weak Annotation: Interactive Training of Deformable Part Models
Steve Branson, Pietro Perona, Serge Belongie
International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Barcelona, 2011. (Oral)
[pdf] [supplementary] [slides] [code] [video 1] [video 2] [bibtex]
Multiclass Recognition and Part Localization with Humans in the Loop
Catherine Wah, Steve Branson, Pietro Perona, Serge Belongie
International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Barcelona, 2011.
[pdf] [code] [video] [bibtex]
The Multidimensional Wisdom of Crowds
Peter Welinder, Steve Branson, Pietro Perona
Neural Information Processing Systems Conference (NIPS), 2010. (Oral, Best Student Paper Honorable Mention)
[pdf] [code (by Peter Welinder)] [bibtex]
Visual Recognition with Humans in the Loop
Steve Branson, Catherine Wah, Florian Schroff, Peter Welinder, Pietro Perona, Serge Belongie
Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Heraklion, Crete, Sept., 2010. (Oral)
[pdf] [slides] [code] [bibtex]
Similarity Metrics for Categorization: from Monolithic to Category Specific
Boris Babenko, Steve Branson, Serge Belongie
International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Kyoto, Japan, 2009. (Oral)
[pdf] [slides (by Boris Babenko)] [bibtex]
 

Datasets

The Caltech-UCSD Birds-200-2011 Dataset
Catherine Wah, Steve Branson, Peter Welinder, Pietro Perona, Serge Belongie
Caltech Computation & Neural Systems Technical Report CNS-TR-2011-001. 2011
[www] [pdf] [bibtex]
Caltech-UCSD Birds 200
Peter Welinder, Steve Branson, Takeshi Mita, Catherine Wah, Florian Schroff, Serge Belongie, Pietro Perona
Caltech Computation & Neural Systems Technical Report CNS-TR-2010-001. 2010
[www] [pdf] [bibtex]

Contact

 
Address:
MC 136-93
California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA 91125

Email:

Web:
http://vision.caltech.edu/~sbranson/

Scholar:
http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=H6ArRNYAAAAJ