2nd Workshop on Maritime Computer Vision (MaCVi)

Organizing Committee

Benjamin Kiefer
Benjamin Kiefer is a Ph.D researcher from the Cognitive Systems Group at University of Tuebingen. He is part of a large state-funded research project called Avalon. This multi-consortium project’s goal is to develop an unmanned aerial vehicle to assist in humanitarian Search and Rescue scenarios. As part of this project, several publications in the domain of vision aboard UAVs in the maritime context emerged. His research focuses on deep learning-based computer vision algorithms in aerial scenarios.
Lojze Zust
Lojze Žust is a Ph.D. researcher at the Visual Cognitive Systems Lab at the University of Ljubljana. His research focuses on the development of deep computer vision methods for obstacle detection for USVs. In the past he worked on several research and industry projects covering topics such as surface anomaly detection, remote sensing and storm-surge forecasting. He received several awards for his research work including an outstanding thesis award from the University of Ljubljana for his work on the HIDRA method for flood forecasting.
Matej Kristan received a Ph.D from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana in 2008. He is a full professor and a vice chair of the department of artificial intelligence at the Faculty of Computer and Information Science, University of Ljubljana. He is president of the IAPR Slovenian pattern recognition society, Associate Editor of IJCV and served as an AC at CVPR2022. He has co-organized over thirteen workshops and conferences, and he received eighteen research excellence and teaching awards. His group has contributed to several leading benchmarks and datasets in visual object tracking and vision for autonomous boats, and developed the first deep learning method HIDRA for coastal flood prediction that rivals numerical geophysics models. His research interests include visual object tracking, anomaly detection, video segmentation, vision for mobile robotics and deep geophysics.
Janez Pers
Janez Perš received Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering (FE), University of Ljubljana in 2004. He is currently Assistant professor at the Laboratory for Machine Intelligence at the FE, University of Ljubljana. His research interests lie in object tracking, human motion analysis, dynamic-motion-based biometry, machine vision, autonomous vehicles and distributed systems.
Matija Teršek
Matija Teršek received his Master's in Computer and Data Science from the University of Ljubljana. Currently, he is leading the AI efforts at Luxonis, a pioneering company engineering cameras specialized for depth perception and embedded computer vision solutions. His interests include efficient computer vision models for embedded devices, machine perception, and data-centric AI.
Arnold Willem
Arnold Wiliem received a Ph.D. from Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia in 2010. He holds an adjunct Associate Professor appointment at QUT. Currently he is the principal engineer of Deep Learning/AI at Sentient Vision Systems, one of the leading Australian developers of computer vision and artificial intelligence software solutions for defence and civilian applications (e.g., Maritime). He served as reviewers in several major venues and area chair in WACV 2017. He co-organized competitions and workshops hosted in ICIP and ICPR. His current research interests include small object detection, classification, and AI on the edge.

Program Committee

Antonio Javier Gallego, University of Alicante
Antonios Gasteratos, Democritus University of Thrace
Davide Boscaini, Fondazione Bruno Kessler
Håkon Hagen Helgesen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Jona Schroeder, University of Tuebingen
Jonas Nordhaug Myhre, NORCE Research
Juan Carlos San Miguel, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Leon Varga, University of Tuebingen
Loukas Bampis, Democritus University of Thrace
Martin Meßmer, University of Tuebingen
Jon Muhovič, University of Ljubljana
Borja Bovcon, University of Ljubljana
Mostafa Rizk, Ecole des Mines Telecom Atlantique
Pablo Ruiz Ponce, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya
Paolo Rota, University of Trento
Timon Höfer, University of Tuebingen
Thomas Johansen, NORCE Research
Tor Arne Johansen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Yiming Wang, Fondazione Bruno Kessler
Yitong Quan, University of Tuebingen

Technical Assistance Committee

Adem Atmaca, University of Tuebingen
Yitong Quan, University of Tuebingen

Supporting Organizations

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