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).

B.S. projects:

2017 - 2018:

Andreea Munteanu, "Automated Lip Reading using Deep Learning", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Cristian Cioflan, "End to End Lip Reading System", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Gabriel Mirică, "Person Reidentification using Deep Learning", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Alexandru Genescu, "Human Behavior Analysis System", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Filip Voicu, "Crowd Behavior Analysis System", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Maria Popescu, "Human-Object Interaction in Video Surveillance", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Monica Fudulache, "Person Retrieval in Video Surveillance", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Cosmin Papadopol, "Speech Analysis using Visual Information", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Alexandru Enache, "Object-based Retrieval for Video Surveillance", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Andrei Teianu, "Social Media Information Analysis System", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Ionuț Manea, "Violence Detection in Video", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Vlad Grigore, "Content-based Retrieval of Social Media Information", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Cosmin Miu, "Dissimulated Behavior Analysis using Multimodal Cameras", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Tudor Zanfir, "Automatic Car Detection in Video Surveillance", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

George Moțoiu, "Speech Interpretation from Video Footage", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Alexandru Ozunu, "Person Reidentification in Social Media", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Gabriel Pascu, "Crowd Detection in Video Surveillance", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Bogdan Savu, "Multimedia Content-based Retrieval from Social Media", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

2016 - 2017:

Roxana Vasile: "Video Surveillance Content-based Retrieval”, CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Mihaela Radu, "Heart Rate Estimation with Kinect", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Bogdan Guliman, "Traffic Sign Recognition", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Sebastian Moraru, "Unattended Luggage Detection for Video Surveillance", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Mihai Fintoiu, "Intelligent Drone System with Computer Vision Capabilities", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

2015 - 2016:

Tiberiu Petre, "Kinect-based Systems", LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

2014 - 2015:

Gabriel Petrescu, "Intelligent Video Browsing Interfaces", LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

2008 - 2009:

Alexandru Marin, "Investigations on Applying Stein’s Principle for SENSE pMRI Reconstruction in the Wavelet Domain", LI, University Paris-Est, “Gaspard Monge” Institute, France, LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Cosmin Ion-Petrescu, "Motion Estimation Techniques in Video Indexing", LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

2007 - 2008:

Alexandra Păcureanu, “Symbolic Description of the Action Content in Animated Movies”, LISTIC, Polytech'Savoie, Annecy, France, LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

M.S. projects:

2016 - 2017:

Gabriel Petrescu, "Multimedia Browsing Systems for Interactive Tables", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Victor Rădulescu, "Augmented Reality for Smart Cities", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Mihail Rădulescu, "Games with Purpose for City Park Mapping", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Cristina Mirea, "Intelligent Monitoring System for Marathons”, CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania (co-supervisor Ionuț Mironică);

Alexandru Toma, "Automatic Recognition of Plant Species", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Alexandra Popescu, "Automatic Fingerprint Recognition", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Alina Bănică, "Reinforced Learning for Autonomous Systems", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

2015 - 2016

Ciprian Ionașcu, "Human Action Recognition in Video Surveillance", LISTIC, Polytech Annecy-Chambery, Annecy, France, CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania (Erasmus mobility);

Liviu Ștefan, "Advanced Face Recognition and Tracking", LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania (co-supervisior Ionuț Mironică).

2014 - 2015:

Tiberiu Loncea, "Human-Computer Interaction with Depth Cameras", LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

2013 - 2014:

Bogdan Boteanu, "Enforcing Diversity in Photo Retrieval", LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Andrei Filip, "Large-Scale Concept Detection in Videos", LISTIC, Polytech'Savoie, Annecy, France, LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania (Erasmus mobility);

Mădălina Tița, "Mining Events from Social Media using Visual Content, Contextual Information and Event Saliency Models", MultiMedia Signal Processing and Understanding Lab, University of Trento, Italy, LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Mihai Pușcaș, "Logo/Commercial Detection", MHUG group, University of Trento, Italy, LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Vlad Ruxandu, "A Study on Holographic Compression Techniques", Multimedia Group, Télécom ParisTech, France, LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania (Erasmus mobility);

Ioan Chera, "Multimedia Browsing Interfaces", LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

2012 - 2013:

Anamaria - Mihaela Calotă, "Automatic Multimedia Categorization", LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Irina-Emilia Nicolae, "Versatile Layered Video Coding based on Scalable Distributed Video Coding”, Multimedia Group, Télécom ParisTech, France, LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Corina Macovei, "Multilateral Layered Video Coding Based on Distributed Video Coding and Scalable Distributed Video Coding", Multimedia Group, Télécom ParisTech, France, LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Andrei Purică, "View Synthesis Techniques in Multiview Video plus Depth Coding", Multimedia Group, Télécom ParisTech, France, LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

Ionuț Duță, "Detection and Localization of Objects in Images", MHUG group, University of Trento, Italy, LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

2011 - 2012:

Bogdan Alecu, "Robust Background Substraction", LISTIC, Polytech Annecy-Chambery, Annecy, France, Eboo Solutions, France, LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania (Erasmus mobility);

Iulia Cazan, "Video Genre Classification", LISTIC, Polytech Annecy-Chambery, Annecy, France, LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania (Erasmus mobility);

Livia Anca Radu, "Crawling Media for Tagging Locations on Large Scale", DISI, University of Trento, Italy, LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

2010 - 2011:

Vlad Dima, "A 3D System for Navigating through Multimedia Databases", LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania;

George Zaharia, "Video Quality Assessment", LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

2009 - 2010:

Diana Grama, "People Detection using Contour Information in Video Surveillance Videos", LAPI, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania.

PhD students:

2016 - 2019:

Liviu Ștefan, "Deep Learning for Multimedia Content Classification", University Politehnica of Bucharest; in cooperation with University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland in Sierre, Switzerland;

Mihai Dogariu, "Unsupervised Deep Learning for Multimedia Content Classification”, University Politehnica of Bucharest; in cooperation with CEA LIST, Paris, France;

Șeila Abdulamit, "Big Multimedia Social Data Processing and Analysis”, University Politehnica of Bucharest.

2015 - 2018:

Mihai Gabriel Constantin, "Automatic Analysis of the Visual Impact of Multimedia Data", University Politehnica of Bucharest; in cooperation with Technicolor, France.

2014 - 2018:

Bogdan Boteanu, "Machine Learning for Information Retrieval", University Politehnica of Bucharest; in cooperation with Delft University of Technology, Netherlands.

2013 - 2017:

Andrei Purică, "Semantic Video Coding", co-tutelle thesis University Politehnica of Bucharest - Telecom ParisTech, France;

Ionuț Duță, "Crossmedia Knowledge Extraction", University of Trento, Italy; in cooperation with University Politehnica of Bucharest.

2012 - 2015:

Cătălin Mitrea, "Content-based Multimedia Retrieval using Cellular Neural Networks", University Politehnica of Bucharest; in cooperation with Queen Mary University of London, UK;

Anca-Livia Radu, "Large Scale Media Analysis via Media Fusion and Crowdsourcing", University Politehnica of Bucharest; in cooperation with University of Trento, Italy (Erasmus mobility).

Postdoc students:

2017 - 2018:

Cătălin Mitrea, "Real-time IP Camera-based Intelligent Video Surveillance Security System with DROP Retrieval", CAMPUS, University Politehnica of Bucharest.

2014 - 2015:

Ionuț Mironică, "Large Scale Content-Based Search of Multimedia Information", University Politehnica of Bucharest.