Dr. Carles Ventura
Staff member
|| cventuraroy(at)uoc.edu ||ORCID
Research topic/area:
Computer Vision and Machine Learning
Currently working on:
Semantic segmentation
Areas of Research:
Object recognition and image segmentation

Carles Ventura received his B.S. degree in Telecommunication Engineering at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) in 2010. In 2011, he obtained his M.S. degree in Computer Science at UPC and in 2016 the Ph.D. degree in Computer Science at UPC. At this moment he is a lecturer and researcher at the IT, Multimedia and Telecommunications department at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC), managing courses of artificial intelligence, machine learning, data structures and research dissemination. His research work is mainly focused on content-based image retrieval, object detection and recognition, and image segmentation. He is member of the Scene Understanding and Artificial Intelligence (SUnAI) group of the UOC.



Ventura, Carles; Masip, David; Lapedriza, Ágata

Interpreting CNN Models for Apparent Personality Trait Regression Inproceedings

Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops (CVPRW), 2017 IEEE Conference on, IEEE, 2017.

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Ventura, Carles; Giró-i-Nieto, Xavier; Vilaplana, Verónica; McGuinness, Kevin; Marqués, Ferran; O'Connor, Noel E

Improving spatial codification in semantic segmentation Inproceedings

Image Processing (ICIP), 2015 IEEE International Conference on, IEEE, 2015, ISBN: 978-1-4799-8339-1.

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McGuinness, Kevin; Mohedano, Eva; Zhang, ZhenXing; Hu, Feiyan; Abatal, Rami; Gurrin, Cathal; O'Connor, Noel; Smeaton, Alan F; Aguilera, Amaia Salvador; Nieto, Xavier Giró; Ventura, Carles

Insight Centre for Data Analytics (DCU) at TRECVid 2014: instance search and semantic indexing tasks Inproceedings

TRECVid 2014, 2014.



Ventura, Carles

Visual object analysis using regions and interest points Inproceedings

Proceedings of the 21st ACM international conference on Multimedia, ACM, 2013, ISBN: 978-1-4503-2404-5.

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Ventura, Carles; Tella-Amo, Marcel; i Nieto, Xavier Giró

UPC at MediaEval 2013 Hyperlinking Task Inproceedings

Proceedings, CEUR Workshop (Ed.): Proceedings of the MediaEval 2013 Multimedia Benchmark Workshop, 2013.


Ventura, Carles; Giro-i-Nieto, Xavier; Vilaplana, Veronica; Giribet, Daniel; Carasusan, Eusebio

Automatic keyframe selection based on mutual reinforcement algorithm Inproceedings

Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI), 2013 11th International Workshop on, 2013, ISBN: 978-1-4799-0956-8.

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Ventura, Carles; Martos, Manel; Giró-i-Nieto, Xavier; Vilaplana, Verónica; Marqués, Ferran

Hierarchical navigation and visual search for video keyframe retrieval Inproceedings

International Conference on Multimedia Modeling, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, 2012, ISBN: 978-3-642-27355-1.

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Giro-i-Nieto, Xavier; Ventura, Carles; Pont-Tuset, Jordi; Cortes, Silvia; Marques, Ferran

System architecture of a web service for content-based image retrieval Inproceedings

Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Image and Video Retrieval, ACM, 2010, ISBN: 978-1-4503-0117-6.

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Journal Articles


Ventura, Carles; Verónica, Vilaplana; Giró-i-Nieto, Xavier; Ferran, Marqués

Improving retrieval accuracy of Hierarchical Cellular Trees for generic metric spaces Journal Article

Multimedia Tools and Applications, 73 (3), pp. 1983–2008, 2014, ISSN: 1573-7721.

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