VIVA Lab

VIVA Lab was founded in 1999 within the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (formerly School of Information Technology and Engineering) at the University of Ottawa. Research areas include:


  • Video Processing and Coding
  • Image Processing and Analysis
  • Computer Vision
  • Autonomous Systems

NEWS

July 2014

Prof. Eric Dubois gave a lecture on color signal processing. More details can be found here .

May 2014

VIVA Lab Ph.D. student Ahmad Al-Kabbany presented a one-week enrichment mini course to local high-school students with the participation of Prof. Eric Dubois. See the mini-course website for presentations and photos.

Xiang Zheng successfully defended his MASc thesis: Optimization of Sampling Structure Conversion Methods for Color Mosaic Displays. Congratulations!

April 2014

Congratulations to Mohammad Esmaeel Mousa Pasandi who won the third place prize from Electrical Engineering in the graduate poster competition!

Luis Gurrieri successfully defended his PhD thesis. His thesis may be found here . Congratulations!

Dr. Pierre Paulin from Synopsys Inc. gave a presentation on embedded vision. More details can be found here .

November 2013

Phillip Curtis successfully defended his PhD thesis. His thesis may be found here . Congratulations!

September 2013

Houman successfully defended his PhD thesis. His thesis may be found here . Congratulations!

Ghazaleh successfully defended her MASc thesis. Her thesis may be found here . Congratulations!

Saurabh successfully defended his MASc thesis. His thesis may be found here . Congratulations!

June 2013

Professor Eric Dubois gave a public seminar as part of his G.S. Glinski Award for Excellence in Research. It will be on Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Details can be found here.

Ghazaleh Moradiannejad successfully defended her MASc thesis. Congratulations!

May 2013

Ahmad Al-Kabbany gave a talk on "Recent Advances in Sampling-based Alpha Matting" on June 18. Read more.

Professor Eric Dubois demonstrated his work on 3D anaglyphs at the University of Ottawa's Engineering and Computer Science Research Day 2013. Photos can be found here.

Samir Sahli from Université Laval gave a seminar talk on "Robust Detection of Vehicles in Large Scale Aerial Images: Salient Regions Detection, Classification and Unsupervised Clustering of Image Features". Read more.

April 2013

Congratulations to Ahmad Al-Kabbany and Luis Gurrieri who won first and second prize for Electrical Engineering in the graduate poster competition last week. Read more.

March 2013

Marc Décombas gave a talk on "Semantic Video Compression Based on Seam Carving" on March 28. Read more.

Saeed Salehi successfully defended his PhD thesis. Congratulations!

February 2013

Professor Eric Dubois wins 2013 George S. Glinski Award for Excellence in Research! Details can be found here.

Samsung Techwin and the uOttawa iWatchLife team up to offer home monitoring systems. Prof. Robert Laganière of VIVALAB is the Chief Scientist at iWatchLife. Read more.

November 2012

Alan Brunton successfully defended his PhD thesis. Congratulations!

July 2012

M. I. Sina successfully defended his master's thesis. Congratulations!

June 2012

May 2012

This summer, the VIVA Lab will organize seminar lectures and guest lectures. Check the "Seminars" page regularly for the most updated information.

March 2012

Prof. Robert Laganière was featured in the The Road Ahead article on the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada website. Congratulations!

Feb 2012

Luis Gurrieri received 2nd prize in the University of Ottawa Research Day. Congratulations!

August 2011

Prof. Rolf Clackdoyle will be giving a series of seminar lectures on medical image reconstruction from projections. Please contact him for more information.

February 2011

Prof. Eric Dubois was featured in the The Science of Anaglyph 3D article on the Art Director's Club of New Jersey website. Congratulations!

December 2010

The Virtual Navigation in Image-Based Representations of Real World Environments 2 (NAVIRE 2) project was featured on CBC Radio (Spark #131) around the 11 minute mark!

May 2010

The Virtual Navigation in Image-Based Representations of Real World Environments 2 (NAVIRE 2) project was featured in the Going beyond Google article on the Ottawa Citizen website. Congratulations!