Víctor Ponce López

R&D in Computer Vision and Machine Learning



Journal papers


H.-J. Escalante , V. Ponce-López, S. Escalera, X. Baró, A. Morales-Reyes, and J. Martínez-Carranza. Evolving weighting schemes for the Bag of Visual Words. Neural Computing and Applications, pp. 1-5, 2015. [Link] [PDF] [BibTeX]


V. Ponce-López, S. Escalera, M. Perez, O. Janés, and X. Baró. Non-Verbal Communication Analysis in Victim-Offender Mediations. Pattern Recognition Letters, vol. 67, no. 1, pp. 19-27, 2015. [Link] [PDF] [BibTeX] [arXiv pre-print][VideoSample]


A. Hernandez-Vela, M. A. Bautista, X. Perez-Sala, V. Ponce-López, X. Baro, O. Pujol, C. Angulo, and S. Escalera. Probability-based Dynamic Time Warping and Bag-of-Visual-and-Depth-Words for Human Gesture Recognition in RGB-D. Pattern Recognition Letters, 2013, ISSN 0167-8655. [Link] [PDF] [BibTeX]


A. Hernández-Vela, M. Reyes, V. Ponce, S. Escalera. GrabCut-Based Human Segmentation in Video Sequences. Sensors 2012, ISSN 1424-8220, vol. 12, num. 11, pp. 15376-15393. [Link] [PDF] [BibTeX] [Data]




Proceeding papers in Conferences and Workshops

P. Fiadino, V. Ponce-López, J.-A Torrero-Gonzalez, M. Torrent-Moreno. Call Detail Records for Human Mobility Studies: Taking Stock of the Situation in the “Always Connected Era”. ACM SIGCOMM 2017 Workshop on Big Data Analytics and Machine Learning for Data Communication Networks, 2017.[Link][PDF]


M. Asadi-Aghbolaghi, A. Clapés, M. Bellantonio, H.-J. Escalante, V. Ponce-López, X. Baró, I. Guyon, S. Kasaei, S. Escalera. A survey on deep learning based approaches for action and gesture recognition in image sequences. Proceedings of 12th IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG), 2017. [Link][PDF]


H.-J. Escalante, V. Ponce-López, J. Wan, M.-A. Riegler, B. Chen, A. Clapés, S. Escalera, I. Guyon, X. Baró, Pal Halvorsen, H. Müller, M. Larson ChaLearn Joint Contest on Multimedia Challenges Beyond Visual Analysis: An Overview. Proceedings of the International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR) Joint Contest on Multimedia Challenges Beyond Visual Analysis, 2016.[Link][PDF]


V. Ponce-López, B. Chen, M. Oliu, C. Corneanu, A. Clapés, I. Guyon, X. Baro, H. J. Escalante, S. Escalera. ChaLearn LAP 2016: First Round Challenge on First Impressions - Dataset and Results. Proceedings of the European Conference in Computer Vision (ECCV), Workshop and Challenge on Apparent Personality Analysis, 2016.[Link][PDF]


B. Chen, S. Escalera, I. Guyon, V. Ponce - López, N. Shah, M. Oliu. Overcoming Calibration Problems in Pattern Labeling with Pairwise Ratings: Application to Personality Traits.. Proceedings of the European Conference in Computer Vision (ECCV), Workshop on Apparent Personality Analysis, 2016.[Link][PDF]


V. Ponce-López, H.J. Escalante, S. Escalera, X. Baró. Gesture and Action Recognition by Evolved Dynamic Subgestures. Proceedings of the British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), pp. 129.1-129.13, 2015.[Link][PDF][Abstract][Poster] [BibTeX] [See vponcelo in GitHubCode]


H.J. Escalante, J. Martinez, S. Escalera, V. Ponce-López and X. Baró. Improving Bag of Visual Words Representations with Genetic Programming. IJCNN 2015. [PDF] [BibTeX]


S. Escalera, X. Baró. J. Gonzàlez, M. Bautista, M. Madadi, M. Reyes, V. Ponce-López, H. Escalante, J, Shotton, I. Guyon. ChaLearn Looking at People Challenge 2014: Dataset and Results. ECCV ChaLearn LAP Workshop, vol. 1, pp. 459-473, 2014.[PDF]


V. Ponce-López, S. Escalera, and X. Baró. Multi-modal Social Signal Analysis for Predicting Agreement in Conversation Settings. International Conference on Multimodal Interaction, 2013, Sydney, ISBN 978-1-4503-2129-7, pp. 495-502. [Link] [PDF] [BibTeX]


A. Hernández, M. A. Bautista, X. Pérez, V. Ponce, X. Baró, O. Pujol, C. Angulo, and S. Escalera. BoVDW: Bag-of-Visual-and-Depth-Words for Gesture Recognition. 21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2012, Japan, ISSN 1051-4651, pp. 449-452. [Link] [PDF] [BibTeX]


M. A. Bautista, A. Hernández, V. Ponce, X. Pérez, X. Baró, O. Pujol, C. Angulo, and S. Escalera. Probability-based Dynamic Time Warping for Gesture Recognition. International Workshop on Depth Image Analysis, ICPR 2012, Japan, ISSN 0302-9743, vol. 7854, pp. 126-135. [Link] [PDF] [BibTeX]


V. Ponce, S. Escalera, & X. Baro. Social Signal Analysis in Criminal Mediation Processes. Advances in Theory and Applications of Computer Vision, CVCR&D Workshop, 2012, vol. 1. [PDF] [Poster]


V. Ponce, M. Reyes, X. Baró, M. Gorga and S. Escalera. Two-level GMM Clustering of Human Poses for Automatic Human Behavior Analysis. CVCR&D State of the Art of Research and Development in Computer Vision, CVCR&D Workshop, 2011, ISBN 978-84-938351-5-6, pp. 47-50. [PDF] [Poster]


V. Ponce, M. Gorga, X. Baró, S. Escalera. Human Behavior Analysis from Video Data using Bag-of-Gestures. International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2011, ISBN 978-1-57735-515-1 vol. 3, pp. 2836-2837. [Link] [PDF] [BibTeX]


V. Ponce, S. Escalera, X. Baró, and P. Radeva. Automatic Analysis of Non-verbal Communication. Achievements and New Opportunities in Computer Vision, CVCR&D Workshop 2010, ISBN 978-84-938351-0-1, pp. 105-108. [PDF] [Poster]




Book Chapters


M. Asadi-Aghbolaghi, A. Clapés, M. Bellantonio, H.-J. Escalante, V. Ponce-López, X. Baró, I. Guyon, S. Kasaei, S. Escalera. Deep learning for action and gesture recognition in image sequences: a survey. Book Chapter in Proceedings of Challenges in Machine Learning (CiML), 2017. [PDF]




Non-indexed publications


V. Ponce. Evolutionary Bags of Space-Time Features for Human Analysis. Ph.D. Thesis, 2016. [Link][PDF] [Slides]


V. Ponce. Multi-Modal Human Gesture Recognition combining Dynamic Programming and Probabilistic Methods. M.Sc. Thesis, 2012. [PDF] [Slides]


V. Ponce, M. Gorga, X. Baró, P. Radeva, and S. Escalera. Análisis de la expresión oral y gestual en proyectos fin de carrera vía un sistema de visión artificial. ReVisión, la revista electrónica de la Asociación de Enseñantes Universitarios de la Informática AENUI, 2011, ISSN 1989-1199, vol. 4, num. 1 (In Spanish). [Link] [PDF]


V. Ponce. Reproducció d’Accions en Vídeo. B.Sc. Thesis, 2010 (In Catalan). [PDF] [Slides]