Prof. Dr.-Ing. Habil. Bogdan IONESCU

Coordinator of the Multimedia Lab, Center for Advanced Research on New Materials, Products and Innovative Processes, University Politehnica of Bucharest.

Coordinator of the Video Processing Group, The Image Processing and Analysis Lab, Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology, University Politehnica of Bucharest.

Research interests: multimedia/video/image processing and analysis - multimedia content-based retrieval - machine learning for multimedia - multimedia benchmarking and evaluation - multimedia applications (e.g., video surveillance, lifelog, social media, medicine).

Datasets:
  1. Div150Multidiv - A Social Image Retrieval Result Diversification Dataset with Adhoc Queries and Multiple Expert Annotations, 2017 (more information);
  2. Predicting Media Interestingness Dataset, 2017 (more information);
  3. Div150Adhoc - A Social Image Retrieval Result Diversification Dataset with Adhoc Multi-topic Queries, 2016 (more information);
  4. Predicting Media Interestingness Dataset, 2016 (more information);
  5. Div150Multi - A Social Image Retrieval Result Diversification Dataset with Multi-topic Queries, 2015 (more information);
  6. Affective Impact of Movies Dataset, 2015 (more information);
  7. SynPose300 - A 3D Synthetic Dataset for the Evaluation of 3D Human Pose Estimation Techniques, 2015 (more information);
  8. Div150Cred - A Social Image Retrieval Result Diversification Dataset with User Tagging Credibility Estimation, 2014 (more information);
  9. VSD - Violent Scenes Dataset, 2014 (more information);
  10. SCOUTER - Multiple Instance Object Retrieval Dataset, 2014 (more information);
  11. Div400 - A Social Image Retrieval Result Diversification Dataset, 2013 (more information).
Editorials
  1. "Analyzing Human Behavior from Social Media Data", Special Issue for Springer International Journal of Computer Vision, Eds. H.J. Escalante, B. Ionescu, E. Villatoro, G. Ramírez, S. Escalera, M. Larson, H. Müller, I. Guyon, 2019;
  2. "Proceedings of the 2017 ACM on International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval", B. Ionescu, N. Sebe, J. Feng, M. Larson, R. Lienhart, C. Snoek, ACM DL, 2017;
  3. "The Benchmarking Initiative for Multimedia Evaluation: MediaEval 2016", M. Larson, M. Soleymani, G. Gravier, B. Ionescu, G.J.F. Jones, IEEE MultiMedia, 24(1), ISSN: 1070-986X, DOI: 10.1109/MMUL.2017.9, 2017;
  4. "Diversity and Credibility for Social Images and Image Retrieval", B. Ionescu, M. Lupu, M. Rohm, A.L. Gînscă, H. Müller, Eds. M. Larson, B. Thomee, ACM SIGMM Records, 3, 2017;
  5. "Reports on CBMI 16 and ICME 16", B. Ionescu, H. Müller, Y. Kompatsiaris, G. Gravier, A. Vetro, IEEE MultiMedia, 23(4), ISSN: 1070-986X, DOI: 10.1109/MMUL.2016.56, 2016;
  6. MediaEval 2016 Multimedia Benchmark Workshop proceedings, Hilversum, Netherlands, October 20-21, Eds. G. Gravier, C.-H. Demarty, H. Bredin, B. Ionescu, C. Boididou, E. Dellandrea, J. Choi, M. Riegler, R. Sutcliffe, I. Szoke, G.J.F. Jones, M. Larson, CEUR-WS, 1739, ISSN: 1613-0073, 2016;
  7. "Content-based Multimedia Indexing", Special Issue for Multimedia Tools and Applications, Eds. M. Bertini, B. Ionescu, 2016;
  8. "Event-based Media Processing and Analysis", Special Issue for Elsevier Image and Vision Computing, 53, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.imavis.2016.08.008, Eds. B. Ionescu, G. Boato, Z. Ma, Y. Kompatsiaris, N. Sebe, S. Yan, 2016;
  9. MediaEval 2015 Multimedia Benchmark Workshop proceedings, Wurzen, Germany, September 14-15, Eds. M. Larson, B. Ionescu, M. Sjöberg, X. Anguera, J. Poignant, M. Riegler, M. Eskevich, C. Hauff, R. Sutcliffe, G.J.F. Jones, Y.-H. Yang, M. Soleymani, S. Papadopoulos, CEUR-WS, 1436, ISSN: 1613-0073, 2015;
  10. HuEvent 2015 International Workshop on Human-Centered Event Understanding from Multimedia, ACM International Conference on Multimedia 2015, Eds. A. Scherp, V. Mezaris, B. Ionescu, F. De Natale, ACM New York, USA, 2015;
  11. "Fusion in Computer Vision - Understanding Complex Visual Content", Book Series - Advances in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Eds. B. Ionescu, J. Benois-Pineau, T. Piatrik, G. Quénot, ISBN: 978-3-319-05695-1, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-05696-8, Springer International Publishing AG, Switzerland, 2014;
  12. MediaEval 2014 Multimedia Benchmark Workshop proceedings, Barcelona, Spain, October 16-17, Eds. M. Larson, B. Ionescu, X. Anguera, M. Eskevich, P. Korshunov, M. Schedl, M. Soleymani, G. Petkos, R. Sutcliffe, J. Choi, G.J.F. Jones, CEUR-WS, 1263, ISSN: 1613-0073, 2014;
  13. HuEvent 2014 International Workshop on Human-Centered Event Understanding from Multimedia, ACM International Conference on Multimedia 2014, Eds. A. Scherp, V. Mezaris, B. Ionescu, F. De Natale, ACM New York, USA, 2014;
  14. MediaEval 2013 Multimedia Benchmark Workshop proceedings, co-located with ACM Multimedia, Barcelona, Spain, October 18-19, Eds. M. Larson, X. Anguera, T. Reuter, G.J.F. Jones, B. Ionescu, M. Schedl, T. Piatrik, C. Hauff, M. Soleymani, CEUR-WS, 1043, ISSN: 1613-0073, 2013.
Books:
  1. B. Ionescu, I. Mironică, "The Content-Based Indexing Paradigm in the Context of Multimodal Data" (in romanian "Conceptul de Indexare Automată după Conținut în Contextul Datelor Multimedia"), Publishing House "Editura MartrixRom", ISBN: 978-973-755-941-8, 2013 (112 pages, download PDF). Recipient of the Academy of Romanian Scientists "Constantin Dinculescu" Award;
  2. C. Florea, B. Ionescu, C. Vertan, "Computer Vision - Techniques for Digital Camera Calibration and Analysis of Visual Information" (in romanian "Computer Vision - Tehnici de Calibrare a Camerei Digitale și Analizei Informației Vizuale"), Publishing House "Editura MatrixRom", ISBN 978-973-755-942-5, 2013;
  3. B. Ionescu, "The Analysis and Processing of Video Sequences: Automatic Content-Based Indexing" (in romanian "Analiza și Prelucrarea Secvențelor Video: Indexarea Automată după Conținut"), Publishing House "Editura Tehnică Bucureşti", ISBN 978-973-31-2354-5, 2009, (286 pages, download PDF)
Book chapters:
  1. C C.-H. Demarty, M. Sjöberg, M.-G. Constantin, N.Q.K. Duong, B. Ionescu, T.-T. Do, H. Wang, "Predicting Interestingness of Visual Content", in Visual Content Indexing and Retrieval with Psycho-Visual Models, pp. 233-265, Springer Multimedia Systems and Applications, ISBN: 978-3-319-57686-2, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57687-9_10, Eds. J. Benois-Pineau, P. Le Callet, 2017 (33 pages, download draft PDF, link to Springer);
  2. B. Ionescu, H. Müller, M. Villegas, H. Arenas, G. Boato, D.-T. Dang-Nguyen, Y.D. Cid, C. Eickhoff, A.G. Seco De Herrera, C. Gurrin, B. Islam, V. Kovalev, V. Liautchuk, J. Mothe, L. Piras, M. Ziegler, I. Schwall, "Overview of ImageCLEF 2017: Information Extraction from Images", in Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 10456, pp. 315-337, ISBN: 978-3-319-65812-4, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-65813-1_28, CLEF 2017 Proceedings, September 11-14, Dublin, Ireland (23 pages, link to Springer).
  3. K. Seyerlehner, R. Sonnleitner, M. Schedl, D. Hauger, B. Ionescu, "From Improved Auto-Taggers to Improved Music Similarity Measures", in Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 8382, pp. 193-202, ISBN: 978-3-319-12092-8, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-12093-5_11, Eds. A. Nurnberger, S. Stober, B. Larsen, M. Detyniecki, 2014 (10 pages, download draft PDF, link to Springer);
  4. A-L. Radu, J. Stöttinger, B. Ionescu, M. Menéndez, F. Giunchiglia, "Representativeness and Diversity in Photos via Crowd-Sourced Media Analysis", in Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 116-129, ISBN: 978-3-319-12092-8, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-12093-5_6, Eds. A. Nurnberger, S. Stober, B. Larsen, M. Detyniecki, 2014 (15 pages, download draft PDF, link to Springer);
  5. C.-H. Demarty, C. Penet, B. Ionescu, G. Gravier, M. Soleymani, "Multimodal violence detection in Hollywood movies: State-of-the-art and Benchmarking", in Fusion in Computer Vision - Understanding Complex Visual Content, Springer Advances in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, pp. 185-208, ISBN: 978-3-319-05695-1, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-05696-8_8, Eds. J. Benois-Pineau, G. Quénot, T. Piatrik, B. Ionescu, 2014 (25 pages, download draft PDF, link to Springer);
  6. A.-L. Radu, B. Ionescu, M. Menéndez, J. Stöttinger, F. Giunchiglia, A. De Angeli, "A Hybrid Machine-Crowd Approach to Photo Retrieval Result Diversification", in Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 8325, pp. 25-36, ISBN: 978-3-319-04113-1, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-04114-8_3, Eds. C. Gurrin et al., 2014 (12 pages, download draft PDF, link to Springer);
  7. B. Ionescu, K. Seyerlehner, C. Rasche, C. Vertan, P. Lambert, "Content-Based Video Description for Automatic Video Genre Categorization", in Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 7131, pp. 51-62, ISBN: 978-3-642-27354-4, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27355-1_8, Eds. K. Schoeffmann et al., 2011 (12 pages, download draft PDF, link to Springer);
  8. B. Ionescu, C. Rasche, C. Vertan, P. Lambert, "A Contour-Color-Action Approach to Automatic Classification of Several Common Video Genres", in Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 6817, pp. 74-88, ISBN: 978-3-642-27168-7, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27169-4_6, Eds. M. Detyniecki, P. Knees, A. Nurnberger, M. Schedl, S. Stober, 2011 (15 pages, download draft PDF, link to Springer);
  9. A. Benoit, M. Ciobotaru, P. Lambert, B. Ionescu, "Similarity Measurement for Animation Movies", in Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 6523, pp. 350-358, ISBN: 978-3-642-17831-3, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-17832-0_33, Eds. Kuo-Tien Lee, Wen-Hsiang Tsai, Hong-Yuan Mark Liao, Tsuhan Chen, Jun-Wei Hsieh, Chien-Cheng Tseng, 2011 (9 pages, link to Springer);
  10. B. Ionescu, P. Lambert, D. Coquin, A. Marin, C. Vertan, "Analyzing Animated Movie Contents for Automatic Video Indexing", in IGI – Global Printing House Machine Learning Techniques for Adaptive Multimedia Retrieval: Technologies Applications and Perspectives, pp. 228-260, ISBN 978-1-61692-859-9, Eds. Chia-Hung Wei et al., 2011 (33 pages, download PDF);
  11. B. Ionescu, D. Coquin, P. Lambert, V. Buzuloiu, "Fuzzy Semantic Action and Color Characterization of Animation Movies in the Video Indexing Task Context", in Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4398, pp. 119–135, ISBN: 978-3-540-71544-3, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-71545-0_10, Eds. S. Marchand-Maillet et al. 2007, (17 pages, link to Springer);
  12. C. Vertan, B. Ionescu, I. Ştefan, M. Ciuc, "Osteoporosis Detection in Calcaneum X-Ray Images by Digital Image Processing: Fractal and Statistical Approaches", in Interdisciplinary Applications of Fractal and Chaos Theory, ISBN: 973-27-1070-5, Eds. R. Dobrescu, C. Vasilescu, Publishing House "Editura Academiei Române", 2004, (8 pages).
International journal papers:
  1. I.C. Duță, J.R.R. Uijlings, B. Ionescu, K. Aizawa, A.G. Hauptmann, N. Sebe, "Efficient Human Action Recognition using Histograms of Motion Gradients and VLAD with Descriptor Shape Information", Springer Multimedia Tools and Applications, 76(21), pp. 22445-22472, ISSN: 1380-7501, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11042-017-4795-6, WOS: 000412748200030, ISI Impact Factor 1.53, 2017 (28 pages, link to Springer);
  2. C.A. Mitrea, I. Mironică, B. Ionescu, "People Instance Retrieval from Highly Challenging Video Surveillance Real-World Footage", Scientific Bulletin of UPB, Series C - Electrical Engineering, 79(1), ISSN: 2287-3540, 2017 (12 pages, download PDF);
  3. B. Boteanu, I. Mironică, B. Ionescu, "Pseudo-Relevance Feedback Diversification of Social Image Retrieval Results", Springer Multimedia Tools and Applications, 76(9), pp. 11889-11916, ISSN: 1380-7501, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11042-016-3678-6, WOS: 000400845000041, ISI Impact Factor 1.53, 2017 (31 pages, download draft PDF, link to Springer);
  4. N. Sarafianos, B. Boteanu, B. Ionescu, I.A. Kakadiaris, "3D Human Pose Estimation: A Review of the Literature and Analysis of Covariates", Elsevier Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 152, pp. 1-20, ISSN: 1077-3142, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cviu.2016.09.002, WOS: 000387630900001, ISI Impact Factor 2.498, 2016 (20 pages, download draft PDF, link to Elsevier);
  5. C. Tzelepis, Z. Ma, V. Mezaris, B. Ionescu, I. Kompatsiaris, G. Boato, N. Sebe, S. Yan, "Event-based Media Processing and Analysis: A Survey of the Literature", Elsevier Image and Vision Computing, 53, pp. 3-19, ISSN: 0262-8856, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.imavis.2016.05.005, WOS: 000384386500002, ISI Impact Factor 2.671, 2016 (17 pages, download draft PDF, link to Elsevier);
  6. I. Mironică, I.C. Duță, B. Ionescu, N. Sebe, "A Modified Vector of Locally Aggregated Descriptors Approach for Fast Video Classification", Springer Multimedia Tools and Applications, 75(15), pp. 9054-9072, ISSN: 1380-7501, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11042-015-2819-7, WOS: 000382113500013, ISI Impact Factor 1.53, 2016 (31 pages, download draft PDF, link to Springer);
  7. A.I. Purică, E.G. Mora, B. Pesquet-Popescu, M. Cagnazzo, B. Ionescu, "Multiview plus Depth Video Coding with Temporal Prediction View Synthesis", IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 26(2), pp. 360-374, ISSN: 1051-8215, DOI: 10.1109/TCSVT.2015.2389511, WOS: 000370935900008, ISI Impact Factor 3.599, 2016 (14 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  8. I. Mironică, B. Ionescu, J. Uijlings, N. Sebe, "Fisher Kernel Temporal Variation-based Relevance Feedback for Video Retrieval", Elsevier Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 143, pp. 38-51, ISSN: 1077-3142, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cviu.2015.10.005, WOS: 000369776200004, ISI Impact Factor 2.498, 2016 (40 pages, download draft PDF, link to Elsevier);
  9. B. Ionescu, A. Popescu, A.-L. Radu, H. Müller, "Result Diversification in Social Image Retrieval: A Benchmarking Framework", Springer Multimedia Tools and Applications, 75(2), pp. 1301-1331, ISSN: 1380-7501, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11042-014-2369-4, WOS: 000368734700028, ISI Impact Factor 1.53, 2016 (32 pages, download draft PDF, link to Springer);
  10. I. Mironică, C. Mitrea, B. Ionescu, P. Lambert, "A Fisher Kernel Approach for Multiple Instance Based Object Retrieval in Video Surveillance", Advances in Electrical and Computer Engineering, 15(4), pp. 43-52, ISSN: 1582-7445, DOI: 10.4316/AECE.2015.04006, WOS: 000368499800006, ISI Impact Factor 0.6, 2015 (10 pages, download draft PDF, link to AECE);
  11. I. Mironică, B. Ionescu, R. Dogaru, "Cellular Automata Bag of Visual Words for Object Recognition", Scientific Bulletin of UPB, Series C - Electrical Engineering, 77(4), pp. 107-118, ISSN: 2296-3540, 2015 (12 pages, download draft PDF);
  12. C. Vertan, R.G. Condorovici, L. Florea, B. Ionescu, "A Granulometric Color Structure Descriptor for Content-Based Image Retrieval", Scientific Bulletin of UPB, Series C - Electrical Engineering, 76(1), pp. 81-88, ISSN: 2286-3540, 2014 (8 pages, download PDF);
  13. B. Ionescu, K. Seyerlehner, I. Mironică, C. Vertan, P. Lambert, "An Audio-Visual Approach to Web Video Categorization", Springer Multimedia Tools and Applications, 70(2), pp. 1007-1032, ISSN: 1380-7501, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11042-012-1097-x, WOS: 000336995900019, ISI Impact Factor 1.53, 2014 (28 pages, download draft PDF, link to Springer);
  14. B. Ionescu, P. Lambert, "Intensity-Driven Dissolve Detection Adapted to Synthetic Video Contents", SPIE Journal of Electronic Imaging, 22(2), DOI: 10.1117/1.JEI.22.2.023011, WOS: 000322376100025, ISI Impact Factor 0.754, 2013 (11 pages, download draft PDF, link to SPIE);
  15. B. Ionescu, P. Lambert, "Classification of Animated Video Genre using Color and Temporal Information", Scientific Bulletin of UPB, Series C - Electrical Engineering, 75(3), pp. 63-74, ISSN: 2286-3540, 2013 (12 pages, download PDF);
  16. B. Ionescu, K. Seyerlehner, C. Rasche, C. Vertan, P. Lambert, "Video Genre Categorization and Representation using Audio-Visual Information", SPIE Journal of Electronic Imaging, 21(2), pp. 1-17, DOI: 10.1117/1.JEI.21.2.023017, WOS: 000306436900036, ISI Impact Factor 0.754, 2012 (18 pages, download draft PDF);
  17. B. Ionescu, A. Marin, P. Lambert, D. Coquin, C. Vertan, "A Content-Driven System Architecture for Tackling Automatic Cataloging of Animated Movie Databases", IGI International Journal of Digital Library Systems, 1(2), pp. 1-23, DOI: 10.4018/jdls.2010040101, 2010 (22 pages, link to article);
  18. B. Ionescu, L. Ott, P. Lambert, D. Coquin, A. Pacureanu, V. Buzuloiu, "Tackling Action - Based Video Abstraction of Animated Movies for Video Browsing", SPIE Journal of Electronic Imaging, 19(3), DOI: 10.1117/1.3456697, WOS: 000282454300011, ISI Impact Factor 0.754, 2010 (14 pages, download draft PDF, link to SPIE);
  19. B. Ionescu, D. Coquin, P. Lambert, V. Buzuloiu, "A Fuzzy Color-Based Approach for Understanding Animated Movies Content in the Indexing Task", Eurasip Journal on Image and Video Processing, ISSN: 1687-5281, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1155/2008/849625, WOS: 000207765400001, ISI Impact Factor 1.095, 2008 (17 pages, link to Springer);
  20. F. Deloule, D. Beauchêne, B. Ionescu, P. Lambert, "Modélisation des Connaissances Hétérogènes des Documents Multimédia", RNTI Revue des Nouvelles Technologies de l’Information E-12, pp. 147-166, 2008, (18 pages);
  21. B. Ionescu, P. Lambert, D. Coquin, V. Buzuloiu, "The Cut Detection Issue in the Animation Movie Domain", Academy Publisher Journal of Multimedia, 2(4), pp. 10-19, 2007 (10 pages, download PDF);
  22. B. Ionescu, P. Lambert, D. Coquin, V. Buzuloiu, "Caracterisation du Mouvement dans les Films d’Animation", Scientific Bulletin of UPB, Series C - Electrical Engineering, 69(2), 2007 (12 pages, download PDF);
  23. D. Coquin, E. Benoit, H. Sawada, B. Ionescu, "Gestures Recognition based on the Fusion of Hand Postures and Arm Gestures", Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics, 18(6), pp. 751-759, 2006 (12 pages, download draft PDF);
  24. B. Ionescu, P. Lambert, D. Coquin, V. Buzuloiu, "Analysis of Animation Movies: Segmentation, Abstraction and Annotation", Scientific Bulletin of UPB, Series C - Electrical Engineering, 67(4), pp. 3-12, 2005 (10 pages, download PDF);
  25. B. Ionescu, D. Coquin, P. Lambert, V. Buzuloiu, "Dynamic Hand Gesture Recognition Using the Skeleton of the Hand", Eurasip Journal on Applied Signal Processing, 13, pp. 2101-2109, ISSN: 1687-6180, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1155/ASP.2005.2101, WOS: 000233743300017, ISI Impact Factor 1.961, 2005 (9 pages, download PDF);
  26. B. Ionescu, D. Coquin, P. Lambert, V. Buzuloiu, "An Approach to Scene Detection in Animation Movies and Its Applications", Scientific Bulletin of UPB, Series C - Electrical Engineering, 67(2), pp. 45-57, 2005 (12 pages, download PDF);
  27. B. Ionescu, D. Coquin, P. Lambert, V. Buzuloiu, "Static Hand Gesture Recognition System", Scientific Bulletin of UPB, Series C - Electrical Engineering , 66(2-4), pp. 43-55, 2004 (12 pages, download PDF).
International conference papers:
  1. C.A. Mitrea, Ș. Carată, M.G. Constantin, L.-D. Ștefan, M. Ghenescu, B. Ionescu, "Little-big Deep Neural Networks for Embedded Video Surveillance", International Conference on Communications - COMM, 1st International Workshop on Research and Innovation for Secure Societies - RISS, June 14-16, Bucharest, Romania, 2018 (4 pages);
  2. M. Rohm, B. Ionescu, A.L. Gînscă, R.L.T. Santos, H. Müller, "SubDiv17: A Dataset for Investigating Subjectivity in the Visual Diversification of Image Search Results", ACM Multimedia Systems - MMSys, June 12-15, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2018 (6 pages, download draft PDF, link to ACM);
  3. Y. Deldjoo, M.G. Constantin, M. Schedl, B. Ionescu, P. Cremonesi, "MMTF-14K: A Multifaceted Movie Trailer Dataset for Recommendation and Retrieval", ACM Multimedia Systems - MMSys, June 12-15, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2018 (6 pages, download draft PDF, link to ACM);
  4. I.C. Duță, B. Ionescu, K. Aizawa, N. Sebe, "Simple, Efficient and Effective Encodings of Local Deep Features for Video Action Recognition", ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval – ICMR, ISBN: 978-1-4503-4701-3, DOI: 10.1145/3078971.3078988, June 6-9, Bucharest, Romania, 2017 (8 pages, download draft PDF, link to ACM);
  5. I.C. Duță, B. Ionescu, K. Aizawa, N. Sebe, "Spatio-Temporal Vector of Locally Max Pooled Features for Action Recognition in Videos", Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition – CVPR, ISSN: 1063-6919, DOI: 10.1109/CVPR.2017.341, July 21-26, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2017 (11 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  6. I.C. Duță, B. Ionescu, K. Aizawa, N. Sebe, "Spatio-temporal VLAD Encoding for Human Action Recognition in Videos", International Conference on Multimedia Modeling - MMM, pp. 365-378, ISBN: 978-3-319-51810-7, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-51811-4_30, January 4-6, Reykjavík, Iceland, 2017 (12 pages, download draft PDF, link to Springer);
  7. L.-D. Ștefan, I. Mironică, C. Mitrea, B. Ionescu, "End to End Very Deep Person Re-identification", IEEE International Symposium on Signals, Circuits and Systems – ISSCS, ISBN: 978-1-5386-0675-9, DOI: 10.1109/ISSCS.2017.8034923, July 13-14, Iași, Romania, 2017 (4 pages, link to IEEE);
  8. M.G. Constantin, B. Ionescu, "Content Description for Predicting Image Interestingness", IEEE International Symposium on Signals, Circuits and Systems – ISSCS, ISBN: 978-1-5386-0675-9, DOI: 10.1109/ISSCS.2017.8034914, July 13-14, Iași, Romania, 2017 (4 pages, link to IEEE);
  9. I.C. Duță, T.A. Nguyen, K. Aizawa, B. Ionescu, N. Sebe, "Boosting VLAD with Double Assignment using Deep Features for Action Recognition in Videos", International Conference on Pattern Recognition - ICPR, ISBN: 978-1-5090-4847-2, DOI: 10.1109/ICPR.2016.7899964, WOS: 000406771302034, December 4-5, Cancun, Mexico, 2016 (6 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  10. N. Voiron, A. Benoit, P. Lambert, B. Ionescu, "Deep Learning vs Spectral Clustering into an Active Clustering with Pairwise Constraints Propagation", International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing - CBMI, ISSN: 1949-3991, ISBN: 978-1-4673-8695-1, DOI: 10.1109/CBMI.2016.7500237, WOS: 000389829400002, June 15-17, Bucharest, Romania, 2016 (6 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  11. I.C. Duța, J.R.R. Uijlings, T.A. Nguyen, K. Aizawa, A.G. Hauptmann, B. Ionescu, N. Sebe, "Histograms of Motion Gradients for Real-Time Video Classification", International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing - CBMI, ISSN: 1949-3991, ISBN: 978-1-4673-8695-1, DOI: 10.1109/CBMI.2016.7500260, WOS: 000389829400022, June 15-17, Bucharest, Romania, 2016 (6 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  12. B. Ionescu, A.L. Gînscă, B. Boteanu, M. Lupu, A. Popescu, H. Müller, "Div150Multi: A Social Image Retrieval Result Diversification Dataset with Multi-topic Queries", ACM Multimedia Systems - MMSys, ISBN: 978-1-4503-4297-1, DOI: 10.1145/2910017.2910620, May 10-13, Klagenfurt, Austria, 2016 (6 pages, download draft PDF, link to ACM);
  13. A.I. Purică, M. Cagnazzo, B. Pesquet-Popescu, F. Dufaux, B. Ionescu, "View Synthesis based on Temporal Prediction via Warped Motion Vector Fields", IEEE International Conference on Acoustic, Speech and Signal Processing - ICASSP, ISSN: 2379-190X, ISBN: 978-1-4799-9988-0, DOI: 10.1109/ICASSP.2016.7471856, WOS: 000388373401058, March 20-25, Shanghai, China, 2016 (5 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  14. A.I. Purică, M. Cagnazzo, B. Pesquet-Popescu, F. Dufaux, B. Ionescu, "A Distortion Evaluation Framework in 3D Video View Synthesis", International Conference on 3D Imaging - IC3D, ISBN: 978-1-5090-1265-7, DOI: 10.1109/IC3D.2015.7391827, WOS: 000380483800018, December 14-15, Liege, Belgium, 2015 (8 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE; Best Paper and Lumiere Awards);
  15. C.A. Mitrea, S. Carată, B. Ionescu, T. Piatrik, M. Ghenescu, "Ensemble-based Learning Using Few Training Samples for Video Surveillance Scenarios", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing Theory, Tools and Applications - IPTA, ISSN: 2154-512X, ISBN: 978-1-4799-8637-8, DOI: 10.1109/IPTA.2015.7367104, WOS: 000380472700013, November 10-13, Orleans, France, 2015 (6 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  16. C.A. Mitrea, T. Piatrik, B. Ionescu, M. Neville, "Retrieval of Distinctive Regions of Interest from Video Surveillance Footage: A Real Use Case Study", IET International Conference on Imaging for Crime Prevention and Detection - ICDP, ISBN: 978-1-78561-131-5, DOI: 10.1049/ic.2015.0110, July 15-17, London, UK, 2015 (6 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  17. N. Rostamzadeh, J. Uijlings, I. Mironică, M.K. Abadi, B. Ionescu, N. Sebe, "Cluster Encoding for Modelling Temporal Variation in Video", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing - ICIP, ISBN: 978-1-4799-8339-1, DOI: 10.1109/ICIP.2015.7351483, WOS: 000371977803155, September 27-30, Quebec City, Canada, 2015 (5 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  18. B. Boteanu, I. Mironică, B. Ionescu, "Hierarchical Clustering Pseudo-Relevance Feedback for Social Image Search Result Diversification", International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing - CBMI, ISSN: 1949-3991, ISBN: 978-1-4673-6870-4, DOI: 10.1109/CBMI.2015.7153613, WOS: 000380390000014, June 10-12, Prague, Czech Republic, 2015 (6 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  19. M. Schedl, M. Sjoberg, I. Mironică, B. Ionescu, V. L. Quang, Y.-G. Jiang, C.-H. Demarty, "VSD2014: A Dataset for Violent Scenes Detection in Hollywood Movies and Web Videos", International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing - CBMI, ISSN: 1949-3991, ISBN: 978-1-4673-6870-4, DOI: 10.1109/CBMI.2015.7153604, WOS: 000380390000005, June 10-12, Prague, Czech Republic, 2015 (6 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  20. N. Voiron, A. Benoit, P. Lambert, A. Filip, B. Ionescu, "Semi-supervised Spectral Clustering with Automatic Propagation of Pairwise Constraints", International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing - CBMI, ISSN: 1949-3991, ISBN: 978-1-4673-6870-4, DOI: 10.1109/CBMI.2015.7153608, WOS: 000380390000009, June 10-12, Prague, Czech Republic, 2015 (6 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  21. N. Rekabsaz, R. Bierig, B. Ionescu, A. Hanbury, M. Lupu, "On the Use of Statistical Semantics for Metadata-based Social Image Retrieval", International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing - CBMI, ISSN: 1949-3991, ISBN: 978-1-4673-6870-4, DOI: 10.1109/CBMI.2015.7153634, WOS: 000380390000035, June 10-12, Prague, Czech Republic, 2015 (4 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  22. I. Mironică, I. Duță, B. Ionescu, N. Sebe, "Beyond Bag-of-Words: Fast Video Classification with Fisher Kernel Vector of Locally Aggregated Descriptors", IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo - ICME, ISSN: 1945-788X, ISBN: 978-1-4799-7082-7, DOI: 10.1109/ICME.2015.7177489, WOS: 000380486500112, June 29 - July 3, Torino, Italy, 2015 (6 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  23. A.-L. Radu, A. Autayeu, B. Ionescu, F. Giunchiglia, "High Quality Photo Collection via Gamification", European Conference on Information Retrieval - ECIR, International Workshop on Gamification for Information Retrieval - GamifIR, CEUR-WS, 1345, ISSN: 1613-0073, March 29 - April 2, Vienna, Austria, 2015 (7 pages, download PDF);
  24. A.I. Purică, E.G. Mora, B. Pesquet-Popescu, M. Cagnazzo, B. Ionescu, "Improved View Synthesis by Motion Warping and Temporal Hole Filling", IEEE International Conference on Acoustic, Speech and Signal Processing - ICASSP, ISSN: 2379-190X, ISBN: 978-1-4673-6997-8, DOI: 10.1109/ICASSP.2015.7178158, WOS: 000368452401068, April 19-24, Brisbane, Australia, 2015, (5 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  25. B. Ionescu, A. Popescu, M. Lupu, A.L. Gînscă, B. Boteanu, H. Müller, "Div150Cred: A Social Image Retrieval Result Diversification with User Tagging Credibility Dataset", ACM Multimedia Systems - MMSys, ISBN: 978-1-4503-3351-1, DOI: 10.1145/2713168.2713192, March 18-20, Portland, Oregon, USA, 2015 (6 pages, download draft PDF, link to ACM);
  26. B. Boteanu, I. Mironică, B. Ionescu, "Diversification with Fisher Kernel Pseudo-Feedback", IEEE International Symposium on Signals, Circuits and Systems - ISSCS, ISBN: 978-1-4673-7488-0, DOI: 10.1109/ISSCS.2015.7204027, WOS: 000380451600107, July 9-10, Iași, Romania, 2015 (4 pages, link to IEEE);
  27. C.A. Mitrea, I. Mironică, B. Ionescu, R. Dogaru, "Fast Support Vector Classifier for Automated Content-based Search in Video Surveillance", IEEE International Symposium on Signals, Circuits and Systems - ISSCS, ISBN: 978-1-4673-7488-0, DOI: 10.1109/ISSCS.2015.7203953, WOS: 000380451600033, July 9-10, Iași, Romania, 2015 (4 pages, link to IEEE);
  28. N. Voronin, A. Benoit, A. Filip, P. Lambert, B. Ionescu, "Clustering Spectral Semi-Supervise avec Propagation des Contraintes par Paires", Conference en Recherche d’Information et Applications - CORIA, March 18 - 20, Paris, France, 2015 (16 pages, download draft PDF);
  29. A.L. Gînscă, A. Popescu, B. Ionescu, A. Armagan, I. Kanellos, "Toward Estimating User Tagging Credibility for Social Image Retrieval", ACM International Conference on Multimedia - MM, ISBN: 978-1-4503-3063-3, DOI: 10.1145/2647868.2655033, November 3-7, Orlando, Florida, USA, 2014 (4 pages, download draft PDF, link to ACM);
  30. B. Ionescu, A. Popescu, H. Müller, M. Menéndez, A.-L. Radu, "Benchmarking Result Diversification in Social Image Retrieval", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing - ICIP, ISSN: 1522-4880, ISBN: 978-1-4799-5751-4, DOI: 10.1109/ICIP.2014.7025621, WOS: 000370063603049, October 27-30, Paris, France, 2014 (5 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  31. C.-H. Demarty, B. Ionescu, Y.-G. Jiang, V.L. Quang, M. Schedl, C. Penet, "Benchmarking Violent Scenes Detection in Movies", IEEE International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing - CBMI, ISSN: 1949-3991, ISBN: 978-1-4799-3990-9, DOI: 10.1109/CBMI.2014.6849827, WOS: 000358799400014, June 18-20, Klagenfurt, Austria, 2014 (6 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  32. B. Ionescu, A.-L. Radu, M. Menéndez, H. Müller, A. Popescu, B. Loni, "Div400: A Social Image Retrieval Result Diversification Dataset", ACM Multimedia Systems - MMSys, ISBN: 978-1-4503-2705-3, DOI: 10.1145/2557642.2563670, March 19-21, Singapore, 2014 (6 pages, download draft PDF, link to ACM);
  33. A.-L. Radu, B. Ionescu, M. Menéndez, J. Stöttinger, F. Giunchiglia, A. De Angeli, "A Hybrid Machine-Crowd Approach to Photo Retrieval Result Diversification", 20th International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling - MMM, pp. 25-36, ISSN: 978-3-319-04113-1, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-04114-8_3, January 8-10, Dublin, Ireland, 2014 (12 pages, download draft PDF, download demo movie, link to Springer);
  34. M. Schedl, G. Breitschopf, B. Ionescu, "Mobile Music Genius: Reggae at the Beach, Metal on a Friday Night?", ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval - ICMR, ISBN: 978-1-4503-2782-4, DOI: 10.1145/2578726.2582612, April 1-4, Glasgow, UK, 2014 (4 pages, download draft PDF, link to ACM);
  35. B. Boteanu, I. Mironică, B. Ionescu, "A Relevance Feedback Perspective to Image Search Result Diversification", IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing - ICCP, ISBN: 978-1-4799-6569-4, DOI: 10.1109/ICCP.2014.6936979, WOS: 000348677300008, September 4-6, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2014 (8 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  36. C.A. Mitrea, I. Mironică, B. Ionescu, R. Dogaru, "Multiple Instance –based Object Retrieval in Video Surveillance: Dataset and Evaluation", IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing - ICCP, ISBN: 978-1-4799-6569-4, DOI: 10.1109/ICCP.2014.6936970, WOS: 000348677300025, September 4-6, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2014 (8 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  37. I. Mironică, J. Uijlings, N. Rostamzadeh, B. Ionescu, N. Sebe, "Time Matters! Capturing Variation in Time in Video using Fisher Kernels", ACM International Conference on Multimedia - MM, ISBN: 978-1-4503-2404-5, DOI: 10.1145/2502081.2502183, October 21-25, Barcelona, Spain, 2013 (4 pages, download draft PDF, link to ACM);
  38. I. Mironică, B. Ionescu, P. Knees, P. Lambert, "An In-Depth Evaluation of Multimodal Video Genre Categorization", IEEE International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing - CBMI, ISSN: 1949-3983, ISBN: 978-1-4799-0955-1, DOI: 10.1109/CBMI.2013.6576545, WOS: 000328121300003, June 17-19, Veszprém, Hungary, 2013 (6 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  39. B. Ionescu, J. Schlüter, I. Mironică, M. Schedl, "A Naive Mid-level Concept-based Fusion Approach to Violence Detection in Hollywood Movies", ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval - ICMR, ISBN: 978-1-4503-2033-7, DOI: 10.1145/2461466.2461502, April 16 - 19, Dallas, Texas, USA, 2013 (8 pages, download draft PDF, link to ACM);
  40. I. Mironică, B. Ionescu, J. Uijlings, N. Sebe, "Fisher Kernel based Relevance Feedback for Multimodal Video Retrieval", ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval - ICMR, ISBN: 978-1-4503-2033-7, DOI: 10.1145/2461466.2461478, April 16 - 19, Dallas, Texas, USA, 2013 (8 pages, download draft PDF, link to ACM);
  41. C. Mitrea, B. Ionescu, R. Dogaru, "A Pseudo-Random Scan Perspective to the Motion Detection Paradigm", IEEE International Symposium on Electrical and Electronics Engineering - ISEEE, ISBN: 978-1-4799-2442-4, DOI: 10.1109/ISEEE.2013.6674315, WOS: 000335153400009, October 11-13, Galați, Romania, 2013 (6 pages, link to IEEE);
  42. I. Mironică, B. Ionescu, C. Rasche, P. Lambert, "A Visual-Based Late-Fusion Framework for Video Genre Classification", IEEE International Symposium on Signals, Circuits and Systems - ISSCS, ISBN: 978-1-4799-3193-4, DOI: 10.1109/ISSCS.2013.6651188, WOS: 000337926700021, July 11-12, Iaşi, Romania, 2013 (4 pages, link to IEEE);
  43. I. Mironică, B. Ionescu, C. Vertan, "The Influence of the Similarity Measure to Relevance Feedback", 20th European Signal Processing Conference - EUSIPCO, ISBN: 978-1-4673-1068-0, ISSN: 2219-5491, WOS: 000310623800316, August 27-31, Bucharest, Romania, 2012 (5 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  44. B. Ionescu, K. Seyerlehner, I. Mironică, C. Vertan, P. Lambert, "Automatic Web Video Categorization using Audio-Visual Information and Hierarchical Clustering Relevance Feedback", 20th European Signal Processing Conference - EUSIPCO, ISBN: 978-1-4673-1068-0, ISSN: 2219-5491, WOS: 000310623800076, August 27-31, Bucharest, Romania, 2012 (5 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  45. I. Mironică, B. Ionescu, C. Vertan, "Hierarchical Clustering Relevance Feedback for Content-Based Image Retrieval", 10th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing - CBMI, ISBN: 978-1-4673-2368-0, ISSN: 1949-3983, DOI: 10.1109/CBMI.2012.6269811, June 27-29, Annecy, France, 2012 (6 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  46. G. Païs, P. Lambert, D. Beauchêne, F. Deloule, B. Ionescu, "Animated Movie Genre Detection using Symbolic Fusion of Text and Image Descriptors", 10th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing - CBMI, ISBN: 978-1-4673-2368-0, ISSN: 1949-3983, June 27-29, Annecy, France, 2012 (6 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  47. B. Ionescu, K. Seyerlehner, C. Rasche, C. Vertan, P. Lambert, "Content-based Video Description for Automatic Video Genre Categorization", 18th International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling - MMM, pp. 51-62, ISBN: 978-3-642-27354-4, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27355-1_8, January 4-6, Klagenfurt, Austria, 2012 (12 pages, download draft PDF, link to Springer);
  48. B. Ionescu, C. Vertan, P. Lambert, A. Benoit, "A Color-Action Perceptual Approach to the Classification of Animated Movies", ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval - ICMR, ISBN: 978-1-4503-0336-1, DOI: 10.1145/1991996.1992006, April 17-20, Trento, Italy, 2011 (8 pages, download draft PDF, link to ACM);
  49. B. Ionescu, C. Vertan, P. Lambert, "Dissolve Detection in Abstract Video Contents", IEEE International Conference on Acoustic, Speech and Signal Processing - ICASSP, ISBN: 978-1-4577-0538-0, ISSN: 1520-6149, WOS: 000296062401040, May 22-27, Prague, Czech Republic, 2011 (4 pages, link to IEEE);
  50. A. Benoit, M. Ciobotaru, P. Lambert, B. Ionescu, "Similarity Measurement for Animation Movies", 17th International Conference on MultiMedia Modeling - MMM, pp. 350-358, ISBN: 978-3-642-17831-3, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-17832-0_33, January 5-7, Taipei, Taiwan, 2011 (9 pages, link to Springer);
  51. B. Ionescu, C. Vertan, L. Florea, "Automatic Abstraction of Laparoscopic Medical Footage through Visual Activity Analysis", IEEE International Conference on E-Health and Bioengineering - EHB, ISBN: 978-1-4577-0292-1, WOS: 000304806300083, November 24-26, Iași, Romania, 2011 (4 pages, link to IEEE);
  52. I. Mironică, C. Vertan, B. Ionescu, "A Relevance Feedback Approach to Video Genre Retrieval", IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Computer Communication and Processing - ICCP, ISBN: 978-1-4577-1479-5, DOI: 10.1109/ICCP.2011.6047890, August 25-27, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, 2011 (4 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  53. IC. Vertan, D.C. Gheorghe, B. Ionescu, "Eardrum Color Content Analysis in Video-Otoscopy Images for the Diagnosis Support of Pediatric Otitis", IEEE International Symposium on Signals, Circuits and Systems - ISSCS, ISBN: 978-1-61284-944-7, DOI: 10.1109/ISSCS.2011.5978676, June 30 - July 1, Iaşi, Romania, 2011 (4 pages, link to IEEE);
  54. L. Florea, C. Florea, C. Vertan, B. Ionescu, "Upper Face Description by Comparative Analysis of Gray-scale Image Pairs", IEEE International Symposium on Signals, Circuits and Systems - ISSCS, ISBN: 978-1-61284-944-7, DOI: 10.1109/ISSCS.2011.5978695, June 30 - July 1, Iaşi, Romania, 2011 (4 pages, link to IEEE);
  55. B. Ionescu, C. Rasche, L. Florea, C. Vertan, P. Lambert, "Classifying Documentary, Music, News and Animated Genres with Temporal, Color and Contour Information", IEEE International Symposium on Signals, Circuits and Systems - ISSCS, ISBN: 978-1-61284-944-7, DOI: 10.1109/ISSCS.2011.5978722, June 30 - July 1, Iaşi, Romania, 2011 (4 pages, link to IEEE);
  56. C. Vertan, B. Ionescu, M. Ciuc, "Color Image Edge Detection by Parallel Coordinates-Based Color Distance", IEEE International Conference on Communications - COMM, ISBN: 978-1-4244-6360-2, DOI: 10.1109/ICCOMM.2010.5509083, WOS: 000299870700033, June 10-12, Bucharest, Romania, 2010 (4 pages, link to IEEE);
  57. B. Ionescu, A. Păcureanu, P. Lambert, C. Vertan, "Highlighting Action Content in Animated Movies", IEEE International Symposium on Signals, Circuits and Systems - ISSCS, ISBN: 978-1-4244-3785-6, DOI: 10.1109/ISSCS.2009.5206208, WOS: 000275854200009, July 9-10, Iaşi, Romania, 2009 (4 pages, link to IEEE);
  58. C. Vertan, M. Zamfir, B. Ionescu, "Non-Linear Color Image Processing by Color to Plane Polygon Association", IEEE International Symposium on Signals, Circuits and Systems - ISSCS, ISBN: 978-1-4244-3785-6, DOI: 10.1109/ISSCS.2009.5206082, WOS: 000275854200056, July 9-10, Iaşi, Romania, 2009 (4 pages, link to IEEE);
  59. R. Laganiere, R. Bacco, A. Hocevar, P. Lambert, G. Pays, B. Ionescu, "Video Summarization from Spatio-Temporal Features", ACM International Conference on Multimedia - MM, Trecvid BBC Rushes Summarization Workshop, ISBN: 978-1-60558-309-9, DOI: 10.1145/1463563.1463590, October 27 - November 1, Vancouver, Canada, 2008 (5 pages, link to ACM);
  60. F. Deloule, D. Beauchene, P. Lambert, B. Ionescu, "Data Fusion for the Management of Multimedia Documents", 10th International Conference on Information Fusion - Fusion, ISBN: 978-0-662-45804-3, DOI: 10.1109/ICIF.2007.4408082, WOS: 000256950200119, June 9-12, Québec, Canada, 2007 (7 pages, link to IEEE);
  61. L. Ott, P. Lambert, B. Ionescu, D. Coquin, "Animation Movie Abstraction: Key Frame Adaptative Selection based on Color Histogram Filtering", International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing - ICIAP, Computational Color Imaging Workshop, WOS: 000253090300036, September 14, Modena, Italy 2007 (6 pages);
  62. B. Ionescu, P. Lambert, D. Coquin, V. Buzuloiu, "Color-Based Content Retrieval of Animation Movies A Study", 5th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing - CBMI, ISBN: 1-4244-1010-X, ISSN: 1949-3983, DOI: 10.1109/CBMI.2007.385425, WOS: 000248622600041, June 25-27, Bordeaux, France, 2007 (8 pages, link to IEEE);
  63. B. Ionescu, P. Lambert, D. Coquin, L. Ott, V. Buzuloiu, "Animation Movies Trailer Computation", ACM International Conference on Multimedia - MM, ISBN:1-59593-447-2, DOI: 10.1145/1180639.1180770, October 22-27, Santa Barbara, CA, USA, 2006 (4 pages, link to ACM);
  64. B. Ionescu, V. Buzuloiu, P. Lambert, D. Coquin, "Improved Cut Detection for the Segmentation of Animation Movies", IEEE International Conference on Acoustic, Speech and Signal Processing - ICASSP, ISBN: 1-4244-0469-X, ISSN: 1520-6149, DOI: 10.1109/ICASSP.2006.1660424, WOS: 000245559902119, May 15-19, Toulouse, France, 2006 (4 pages, download draft PDF, link to IEEE);
  65. B. Ionescu, P. Lambert, D. Coquin, V. Buzuloiu, "Fuzzy Color-Based Semantic Characterization of Animation Movies", IS&T 3th European Conference on Colour in Graphics, Imaging, and Vision - CGIV, pp. 65-69, June 19-20, Leeds, United Kingdom, 2006 (5 pages, link to article);
  66. D. Coquin, E. Benoit, H. Sawada, B. Ionescu, "Fusion of Hand and Arm Gestures", SPIE Optomechatronic Machine Vision, December 5-7, Sapporo, Japan, 2005 (11 pages);
  67. B. Ionescu, D. Coquin, P. Lambert, V. Buzuloiu, "Influence de la Réduction des Couleurs sur la Détection des Changements de Plan dans les Films d’Animation", 20ème Colloque GRETSI sur le Traitement et l’Analyse du Signal et d’Image, pp. 493-496, September 6-9, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, 2005 (4 pages);
  68. D. Beauchêne, F. Deloule, B. Ionescu, P. Lambert, "Ontologies et Indexations Vidéo pour les Films d'Animation", 23eme Congrès INFORSID, MetSI - Atelier Métadonnées et Systèmes d’Information, May 24, Grenoble, France, 2005 (10 pages);
  69. B. Ionescu, P. Lambert, D. Coquin, L. Dârlea, "Color-Based Semantic Characterization of Cartoons", IEEE International Symposium on Signals, Circuits and Systems - ISSCS, ISBN: 0-7803-9029-6, DOI: 10.1109/ISSCS.2005.1509894, WOS: 000231532900056, July 14-15, Iaşi, Romania, 2005 (4 pages, link to IEEE);
  70. D. Beauchêne, F. Deloule, B. Ionescu, P. Lambert, "Base de Connaissances Multimédia pour le Cinéma d’Animation", CIDE.8 Conférence Internationale sur le Document Electronique, May 25-28, Beyrouth, Liban, 2005 (13 pages);
  71. B. Ionescu, D. Coquin, P. Lambert, V. Buzuloiu, "Analyse et Caractérisation de Séquences de Films d’Animation", Journées Francophones des Jeunes Chercheurs en Vision par Ordinateur - ORASIS, May 24-27, Fournois - Puy-de-Dôme, France, 2005 (10 pages);
  72. C. Vertan, B. Ionescu, I. Stefan, M. Ciuc, "Computer Vision Support for Osteoporosis Detection in Calcaneum X-Ray Images", 14th International Conference on Control Systems and Computer Science - CSCS, 2, pp. 281-284, June, Bucharest, 2003 (4 pages);
  73. B. Ionescu, C. Vertan, I. Stefan, "Fractal and Second-Order Statistics for the Calcaneum Trabecular Structure Analysis", Interdisciplinary Approaches in Fractal Analysis - IAFA, pp. 255-260, May, Bucharest, 2003 (6 pages);
  74. B. Ionescu, D. Coquin, P. Lambert, "Reconnaissance de Gestes Dynamiques de la Main", 19ème Colloque GRETSI sur le Traitement et l’Analyse du Signal et d’Image, pp. 22-25, September, Paris, 2003 (4 pages).
Working notes papers:
  1. B. Boteanu, M.G. Constantin, B. Ionescu, "LAPI @ 2017 Retrieving Diverse Social Images Task: A Pseudo-Relevance Feedback Diversification Perspective", MediaEval Benchmarking Initiative for Multimedia Evaluation Workshop, CLEF, CEUR-WS, 1984, ISSN: 1613-0073, September 11-14, Dublin, Ireland, 2017 (3 pages, download PDF);
  2. M.G. Constantin, B. Boteanu, B. Ionescu, "LAPI at MediaEval 2017 - Predicting Media Interestingness", MediaEval Benchmarking Initiative for Multimedia Evaluation Workshop, CLEF, CEUR-WS, 1984, ISSN: 1613-0073, September 11-14, Dublin, Ireland, 2017 (3 pages, download PDF);
  3. M. Dogariu, B. Ionescu, "A Textual Filtering of HOG-based Hierarchical Clustering of Lifelog Data", ImageCLEF Lifelog Task, CLEF, CEUR-WS, 1866, ISSN: 1613-0073, September 11-14, Dublin, Ireland, 2017 (12 pages, download PDF);
  4. L.-D. Ștefan, B. Ionescu, H. Muller, "Generating Captions for Medical Images with a Deep Learning Multi-Hypothesis Approach: ImageCLEF 2017 Caption Task", ImageCLEF Caption Task, CLEF, CEUR-WS, 1866, ISSN: 1613-0073, September 11-14, Dublin, Ireland, 2017 (6 pages, download PDF);
  5. L.-D. Ștefan, Y. Dicente Cid, O. Jimenez-Del-Toro, B. Ionescu, H. Muller, "Finding and Classifying Tuberculosis Types for a Targeted Treatment: MedGIFT-UPB Participation in ImageCLEF 2017 Tuberculosis Task", ImageCLEF Tuberculosis Task, CLEF, CEUR-WS, 1866, ISSN: 1613-0073, September 11-14, Dublin, Ireland, 2017 (8 pages, download PDF);
  6. A. Toma, L.D. Ștefan, B. Ionescu, "UPB HES SO @ PlantCLEF 2017: Automatic Plant Image Identification using Transfer Learning via Convolutional Neural Networks", LifeCLEF Plant Task, CLEF, CEUR-WS, 1866, ISSN: 1613-0073, September 11-14, Dublin, Ireland, 2017 (8 pages, download PDF);
  7. M.G. Constantin, B. Boteanu, B. Ionescu, "LAPI at MediaEval 2016 Predicting Media Interestingness Task", MediaEval Benchmarking Initiative for Multimedia Evaluation Workshop, ACM International Conference on Multimedia, 1739, CEUR-WS, ISSN: 1613-0073, October 20-21, Hilversum, Netherlands, 2016 (3 pages, download PDF);
  8. B. Boteanu, M.G. Constantin, B. Ionescu, "LAPI @ 2016 Retrieving Diverse Social Images Task: A Pseudo-Relevance Feedback Diversification Perspective", MediaEval Benchmarking Initiative for Multimedia Evaluation, ACM International Conference on Multimedia, 1739, CEUR-WS, ISSN: 1613-0073, October 20-21, Hilversum, Netherlands, 2016 (3 pages, download PDF);
  9. M. Larson, G. Jones, B. Ionescu, M. Soleymani, G. Gravier, "Recording and Analyzing Benchmarking Results: The Aims of the MediaEval Working Notes Proceedings", MediaEval Benchmarking Initiative for Multimedia Evaluation Workshop, 1436, CEUR-WS, ISSN: 1613-0073, September 14-15, Wurzen, Germany, 2015 (3 pages, download PDF);
  10. I. Mironică, B. Ionescu, M. Sjöberg, M. Schedl, M. Skowron, "RFA at MediaEval 2015 Affective Impact of Movies Task: A Multimodal Approach", MediaEval Benchmarking Initiative for Multimedia Evaluation Workshop, 1436, CEUR-WS, ISSN: 1613-0073, September 14-15, Wurzen, Germany, 2015 (3 pages, download PDF);
  11. B. Boteanu, I. Mironică, B. Ionescu, "LAPI @ 2015 Retrieving Diverse Social Images Task: A Pseudo-Relevance Feedback Diversification Perspective", MediaEval Benchmarking Initiative for Multimedia Evaluation Workshop, 1436, CEUR-WS, ISSN: 1613-0073, September 14-15, Wurzen, Germany, 2015 (3 pages, download PDF);
  12. B. Boteanu, I. Mironică, A.-L. Radu, B. Ionescu, "LAPI @ 2014 Retrieving Diverse Social Images Task: A Relevance Feedback Diversification Perspective", MediaEval Benchmarking Initiative for Multimedia Evaluation Workshop, 1263, CEUR-WS, ISSN: 1613-0073, October 16-17, Barcelona, Spain, 2014 (2 pages, download PDF);
  13. M. Sjöberg, I. Mironică, M. Schedl, B. Ionescu, "FAR @ MediaEval 2014 Violent Scenes Detection: A Concept-based Fusion Approach", MediaEval Benchmarking Initiative for Multimedia Evaluation Workshop, 1263, CEUR-WS, ISSN: 1613-0073, October 16-17, Barcelona, Spain, 2014 (2 pages, download PDF);
  14. A. Buzo, H. Cucu, I. Molnar, B. Ionescu, C. Burileanu, "SpeeD @ MediaEval 2013: A Phone Recognition Approach to Spoken Term Detection", MediaEval Benchmarking Initiative for Multimedia Evaluation Workshop, ACM International Conference on Multimedia, 1043, CEUR-WS, ISSN: 1613-0073, October 18-19, Barcelona, Spain, 2013 (2 pages, download PDF);
  15. M. Sjöberg, J. Schlüter, B. Ionescu, M. Schedl, "FAR @ MediaEval 2013: Concept-based Violent Scenes Detection in Movies", MediaEval Benchmarking Initiative for Multimedia Evaluation Workshop, ACM International Conference on Multimedia, 1043, CEUR-WS, ISSN: 1613-0073, October 18-19, Barcelona, Spain, 2013 (2 pages, download PDF);
  16. A.-L. Radu, B. Boteanu, O. Pleș, B. Ionescu, "LAPI @ Retrieving Diverse Social Images Task 2013: Qualitative Photo Retrieval using Multimedia Content", MediaEval Benchmarking Initiative for Multimedia Evaluation Workshop, ACM International Conference on Multimedia, 1043, CEUR-WS, ISSN: 1613-0073, October 18-19, Barcelona, Spain, 2013 (2 pages, download PDF);
  17. J. Schlüter, B. Ionescu, I. Mironică, M. Schedl, "ARF @ MediaEval 2012: An Uninformed Approach to Violence Detection in Hollywood Movies", MediaEval Benchmarking Initiative for Multimedia Evaluation Workshop, 927, CEUR-WS, ISSN: 1613-0073, October 4-5, Pisa, Italy, 2012 (2 pages, download PDF);
  18. A. Buzo, H. Cucu, M. Safta, B. Ionescu, C. Burileanu, "ARF @ MediaEval 2012: A Romanian ASR-based Approach to Spoken Term Detection", MediaEval Benchmarking Initiative for Multimedia Evaluation Workshop, 927, CEUR-WS, ISSN: 1613-0073, October 4-5, Pisa, Italy, 2012 (2 pages, download PDF);
  19. B. Ionescu, I. Mironică, K. Seyerlehner, P. Knees, J. Schlüter, M. Schedl, H. Cucu, A. Buzo, P. Lambert, "ARF @ MediaEval 2012: Multimodal Video Classification", MediaEval Benchmarking Initiative for Multimedia Evaluation Workshop, 927, CEUR-WS, ISSN: 1613-0073, October 4-5, Pisa, Italy, 2012 (2 pages, download PDF);
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