Publications

International Journals

  1. Learning a Distance Metric from Relative Comparisons between Quadruplets of Images. [pdf]
    M. Law, N. Thome, M. Cord. International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV) (5-year IF: 4.65), to appear, 2016.
  2. Perceptual principles for video classification with Slow Feature Analysis. [Project Page] [pdf]
    C. Thériault, N. Thome, M. Cord, P. Pérez. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing (IF: 3.6), p. 428-437, vol 8, April 2014..
  3. Learning Deep Hierarchical Visual Feature Coding. [pdf] H. Goh, N. Thome, M. Cord, J.H. Lim. , IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems (IF: 4.6), p. 2212-2225, vol 12, December 2014.
  4. SnooperText: A Text Detection System for Automatic Indexing of Urban Scenes. [Project Page] [pdf] Rodrigo Minetto, Nicolas Thome, Matthieu Cord, Neucimar Leite, Jorge Stolfi. Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU), p. 92-104, vol 122, May 2014.
  5. JKernelMachines: A simple framework for Kernel Machines. [mloss page] [pdf]
    David Picard, Nicolas Thome and Matthieu Cord. Journal of Machine Learning Research (JMLR), track for Machine Learning Open Source Software, p. 1417-1421, vol 14, May 2013.
  6. Extended Coding and Pooling in the HMAX Model. [Project Page] [pdf]
    Christian Theriault, Nicolas Thome and Matthieu Cord. IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, vol 22, num 2, p. 764-777, Feb 2013.
  7. Pooling in Image Representation: the Visual Codeword Point of View. [Project Page] [pdf]
    Sandra Avila, Nicolas Thome, Matthieu Cord, Eduardo Valle and Arnaldo Araujo. Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU), Special Issue on Visual Concept Detection, vol 117, num 5, p. 453-465, May 2013.
  8. T-HOG: an Effective Gradient-Based Descriptor for Single Line Text Regions. [Project Page] [pdf] Rodrigo Minetto, Nicolas Thome, Matthieu Cord, Neucimar Leite, Jorge Stolfi. Pattern Recognition (PR), vol 46, num 3, p. 1078-1090, March 2013.
  9. A Cognitive and Video-based Approach for Multinational License Plate Recognition.
    Nicolas Thome, Antoine Vacavant, Lionel Robinault, Serge Miguet. Machine Vision and Applications (5-year-IF: 1.324),
    vol 22, num 2, p. 389-407, March 2011.
  10. A Real-Time, MultiView Fall Detection System: a LHMM-Based Approach. [pdf]
    Nicolas Thome, Serge Miguet, Sébastien Ambellouis. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology
    (5-year-IF: 3.102)
    , Special Issue on Event Analysis in Videos, vol 18, Issue 11, p.1522-1532, November 2008.
  11. Learning Articulated Appearance Models for Tracking Humans: a Spectral Graph Matching Approach. [pdf] Nicolas Thome, Djamel Mérad, Serge Miguet. Signal Processing: Image Communication (5-year-IF: 1.423) , vol. 23, issue 10, p.769-787, December 2008.

International Conferences

  1. WELDON: Weakly Supervised Learning of Deep Convolutional Neural Networks. [pdf]
    T. Durand, N. Thome, M. Cord. CVPR 2016.
  2. Gaze Latent Support Vector Machine for Image Classification. [pdf]
    X. Wang, N. Thome, M. Cord. ICIP 2016.
  3. Max-Min convolutional neural networks for image classification. [pdf]
    M. Blot, N. Thome, M. Cord. ICIP 2016.
  4. Deep Neural Netwrks Under Stress. [pdf] M. Carvalho, M. Cord, S. Avila, N. Thome, E. Valle. ICIP 2016.
  5. MANTRA: Minimum Maximum Latent Structural SVM for Image Classification and Ranking. [pdf] - [supplementary material]- [Project Page] T. Durand, N. Thome, M. Cord. ICCV 2015.
  6. LR-CNN For Fine-grained Classification with Varying Resolution. [pdf]. M. Chevalier, N. Thome, M. Cord, J. Fournier, G. Henaff and E. Dusch. ICIP 2015.
  7. Exemplar Based Metric Learning For Robust Visual Localization. [pdf]. C. Le Barz, N. Thome, M. Cord, M. Sanfourche and S. Herbin. ICIP 2015.
  8. Incremental Learning of Latent Structural SVM for Weakly Supervised Image Classification. [pdf]. T. Durand, N. Thome, M. Cord. ICIP 2014, Paris, France, 27-30 Oct 2014.
  9. Semantic Pooling for Image Categorization using Multiple Kernel Learning. [pdf]
    T. Durand, D. Picard, N. Thome, M. Cord. ICIP 2014, Paris, France, 27-30 Oct 2014.
  10. Fantope Regularization in Metric Learning. [pdf]- [Project Page]
    M. Law, N. Thome, M. Cord. CVPR 2014, Columbus, Ohio, USA, 24-27 June 2014.
  11. Sequentially Generated Instance-Dependent Image Representations for Classification. [pdf] G. Dulac-Arnold, L. Denoyer, N. Thome, M. Cord, P. Gallinari. ICLR 2014, Banff, Canada, 14-16 April 2014.
  12. Top-Down Regularization of Deep Belief Networks. [pdf]
    H. Goh, N. Thome, M. Cord, J.H. Lim. NIPS 2013, p 1878-1886, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA, 5-8 December 2013.
  13. Quadruplet-wise Image Similarity Learning. [pdf] [Project Page]
    M. Law, N. Thome, M. Cord. ICCV 2013, Sydney, Australia, 3-6 December 2013.
  14. Image Classification using Object Detectors. [pdf]
    T. Durand, N. Thome, M. Cord, S. Avila. ICIP 2013, p. 4340-4344, Melbourne, Australia, 15-18 Sep 2013.
  15. Dynamic Scene Classification: Learning Motion Descriptors with Slow Features Analysis. [pdf] C. Theriault, N. Thome, M. Cord. CVPR 2013, p 2603-2610, Portland, OR, USA, 23-28 June 2013.
  16. Unsupervised and Supervised Visual Codes with Restricted Boltzmann Machines. [pdf]
    H. Goh, N. Thome, M. Cord, J.H. Lim. ECCV 2012, p 298-311, Firenze, Italy, 7-13 Oct 2012.
  17. Structural and visual comparisons for Web page archiving. [pdf]
    M. Law, N. Thome, M. Cord, S. Gancarski. DocEng 2012. To appear.
  18. Contextual Detection of drawn Symbols in old Maps. [pdf]
    J. Guyomard, N. Thome, M. Cord, T. Artières. ICIP 2012, p 837-840, Orlando, USA, 2012.
  19. BossaNova at ImageCLEF 2012 Flickr Photo Annotation Task. [pdf]
    S. Avila, N. Thome, M. Cord, E. Valle, A. de A. Araùjo. Working Notes of the Conference and Labs of the Evaluation Forum (CLEF). To appear.
  20. Learning geometric combinations of Gaussian kernels with alternating Quasi-Newton algorithm [pdf] D. Picard, N. Thome, M. Cord, A. Rakotomamonjy. ESANN 2012. To appear.
  21. Classification of Urban Scenes from Georeferenced Images in Urban Street-View Context C. Iovan, D. Picard, N. Thome, M. Cord. International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications (ICMLA 2012).
  22. HMAX-S: Deep scale representation for biologically inspired image categorization. [pdf]
    Christian Theriault, Nicolas Thome, Matthieu Cord. ICIP 2011, p 1261-1264, ISBN: 978-1-4577-1304-0, Brussels, 11-14 Sep 2011.
  23. BOSSA: extended BoW formalism for image classification. [pdf]
    Sandra Avila, Nicolas Thome, Matthieu Cord, Eduardo Valle, Arnaldo de Albuquerque. ICIP 2011, p 2909-2912, ISBN: 978-1-4673-0062-9, Brussels, 11-14 Sep 2011. To appear.
  24. SnooperTrack: Text Detection and Tracking for Outdoor Videos. [pdf]
    Rodrigo Minetto, Nicolas Thome, Matthieu Cord, Neucimar Leite, Jorge Stolfi. ICIP 2011, p 505-508, ISBN: 978-1-4577-1304-0, Brussels, 11-14 Sep 2011.
  25. Learning Invariant Color Features with Sparse Topographic RBM. [pdf]
    H. Goh, L. Kusmierz, J.H. Lim, N. Thome, M. Cord. ICIP 2011., p 1241-1244, Brussels, 11-14 Sep 2011.
  26. Efficient Bag-of-Feature kernel representation for image similarity search. [pdf]
    Frederic Precioso, Matthieu Cord, David Gorisse, Nicolas Thome. ICIP 2011.p 109-112, Brussels, 11-14 Sep 2011.
  27. Pedestrian head detection and tracking using graph skeleton for people counting in crowded environments. [pdf] Kheir-Eddine AZIZ, Djamal MERAD, Nicolas THOME, Bernard FERTIL. 12th IAPR Conference on Machine Vision Applications (MVA2011).
  28. People counting using skeleton graph and tracking. Kheir-Eddine AZIZ, Djamal MERAD, Nicolas THOME, Bernard FERTIL. The IASTED International Conference on Signal and Image Processing and Applications, SIPA 2011, Crete, Greece, 2011.
  29. An efficient System for combining complementary kernels in complex visual categorization tasks. [pdf]
    David Picard, Nicolas Thome, Matthieu Cord. International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2010) , p 3877-3880, ISBN: 978-1-4244-7992-4, Hong-Kong, 26-29 Sep 2010.
  30. SnooperText: A Multiresolution System for Text Detection in Complex Visual Scenes. [pdf]
    Rodrigo Minetto, Nicolas Thome, Matthieu Cord, Jonathan Fabrizio, Beatriz Marcotegui. International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2010), p 3861-3864, ISBN: 978-1-4244-7992-4 , Hong-Kong, 26-29 Sep 2010.
  31. Fast People Counting using Head Detection from Skeleton Graph. [pdf]
    Djamel Merad, Kheir Eddine Aziz, Nicolas Thome. International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal based Surveillance (IEEE AVSS), pp.233-240, Boston, 29 august-1 september 2010.
  32. A Bottom/Up, View Point Invariant Human Detector. [pdf]
    Nicolas Thome and Sébastien Ambellouis. 19th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), p. 1-4, Tampa, Florida, December 8-11 2008.
  33. A Combined Statistical-Structural Strategy for Alphanumeric Recognition. [pdf]
    Nicolas Thome and Antoine Vacavant. 3rd International Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC), p. 529-538 Lake Tahoe, Nevada, California, November 26--28 2007.
  34. A HHMM-Based Approach for Robust Fall Detection. [pdf]
    Nicolas Thome and Serge Miguet. 9th International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Vision (IEEE ICARCV), P. 1-8, Singapore, 4-9 december 2006.
  35. Human Body Part Labeling and Tracking Using Graph Matching Theory. [pdf]
    Nicolas Thome, Djamel Mérad and Serge Miguet. International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal based Surveillance (IEEE AVSS) , p. 38-43, Sydney, 21-24 november 2006.
  36. A Robust Appearance Model for Tracking Human Motions. [pdf]
    Nicolas Thome and Serge Miguet. International Conference on Advanced Video and Signal based Surveillance (IEEE AVSS), p. 528-533, Como, 15-16 september 2005. Best Paper Award.

International Workshops

  1. Recipe Recognition with Large Multimodal Food Dataset [pdf] Xin Wang, Devinder Kumar, Nicolas Thome, Matthieu Cord, Frédéric Precioso. Workshop on Cooking and Eating Activities, ICME 2015.
  2. Absolute geo-localization thanks to Hidden Markov Model and exemplar-based metric learning [pdf] Cédric Le Barz, Nicolas Thome, Matthieu Cord, Martial Sanfourche and Stéphane Herbin. Workshop on Computer Vision in Vehicle Technology, CVPR 2015.
  3. Hybrid Pooling Fusion in the BoW Pipeline [pdf] Marc Law, Nicolas Thome, and Matthieu Cord. Workshop on Information fusion in computer vision for concept recognition, ECCV 2012.
  4. Structural and Visual Similarity Learning for Web Page Archiving [pdf] Marc Teva Law, Carlos Sureda Gutierrez, Nicolas Thome, Stéphane Gancarski and Matthieu Cord. 10th workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing, Content-Based Multimedia Indexing, 2012.
  5. Text Detection and Recognition in Urban Scenes. [pdf] R. Minetto, N. Thome, M. Cord, J. Stolfi, F. Précioso, J. Guyomard, N.J Leite. CVRS workshop - ICCV 2011, p 227-234, ISBN: 978-1-4673-0062-9, 6-13 Nov 2011.
  6. Combining complementary kernels in complex visual categorization [poster][abstract]
    N. Thome, M. Cord and D. Picard. KDCV workshop - ICCV 2011, Barcelona, 6-13 Nov 2011.
  7. Biasing Restricted Boltzmann Machines to Manipulate Latent Selectivity and Sparsity. [pdf] [Supplementary] H. Goh, N. Thome, M. Cord. NIPS 2010 Workshop on Deep Learning and Unsupervised Feature Learning, p 1-8, Vancouver, Canada, 2010.

Book Chapters

  1. Cortical Networks of Visual Recognition Christian Thériault, Nicolas Thome, and Matthieu Cord. Biologically-inspired Computer Vision: Fundamentals and Applications, 2015.
  2. Bag of Words Image Representation: Key Ideas and Further Insight Marc Law, Nicolas Thome, and Matthieu Cord. Fusion in Computer Vision - Understanding Complex Visual Content, 2014.

Habilitation to Drive Research (HDR)

Representations & Learning for Semantic Annotation of Visual Data [manuscript] - [slides] , 1st July 2015.

PhD Thesis

Hierarchical Representations for Shape Recognition, People Identification and Motion Analysis in Image Sequences, 11 July 2007.