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Lorenzo Baraldi

Assistant Professor, AImageLab
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
  • Email: lorenzo.baraldi -at- unimore.it
  • Curriculum: C.V.
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News

  • 05/18/2019 - I will give a tutorial at ICIAP 2019 - "Vision, Language and Action: from Captioning to Embodied AI"
  • 02/25/2019 - Two papers (with M. Cornia and M. Tomei) accepted at CVPR 2019!
  • 06/29/2018 - Our paper on Human Eye Fixations Prediction has been accepted at Transactions on Image Processing (TIP)!
  • 02/19/2018 - Our paper on Temporal Match Kernels (with M. Douze and H. Jégou) has been accepted at CVPR 2018!
  • 02/13/2018 - I successfully defended my thesis.
  • 04/28/2017 - I did an internship at FAIR (Facebook AI Research) Paris from July to October 2017
  • 03/01/2017 - Our paper "Hierarchical Boundary-Aware Neural Encoder for Video Captioning" has been accepted at CVPR 2017
  • 08/30/2016 - Imagelab will receive a GPU-based server as part of the Facebook AI Research Partnership

Publications

Show, Control and Tell: A Framework for Generating Grounded and Controllable Captions

M.Cornia, L. Baraldi, R. Cucchiara
CVPR 2019
  

Art2Real: Unfolding the Reality of Artworks via Semantically-Aware Image-to-Image Translation

M. Tomei, M. Cornia, L. Baraldi, R. Cucchiara
CVPR 2019


Predicting Human Eye Fixations via an LSTM-based Saliency Attentive Model

M. Cornia, L. Baraldi, G. Serra, R. Cucchiara
IEEE Transactions on Image Processing

  

LAMV: Learning to align and match videos with kernelized temporal layers

L. Baraldi, M. Douze, R. Cucchiara, H. Jegou
CVPR 2018


Hierarchical Boundary-Aware Neural Encoder for Video Captioning

L. Baraldi, C. Grana, R. Cucchiara
CVPR 2017

  

2019

Art2Real: Unfolding the Reality of Artworks via Semantically-Aware Image-to-Image Translation
Matteo Tomei, Marcella Cornia, Lorenzo Baraldi, Rita Cucchiara
2019 IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition

Recognizing social relationships from an egocentric vision perspective
Stefano Alletto, Marcella Cornia, Lorenzo Baraldi, Giuseppe Serra, Rita Cucchiara
Multimodal Behavior Analysis in the Wild

Show, Control and Tell: A Framework for Generating Controllable and Grounded Captions
Marcella Cornia, Lorenzo Baraldi, Rita Cucchiara
2019 IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition

2018

A Hierarchical Quasi-Recurrent approach to Video Captioning
Federico Bolelli, Lorenzo Baraldi, Costantino Grana
Proceedings of the 3rd IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Applications and Systems

Aligning Text and Document Illustrations: towards Visually Explainable Digital Humanities
Lorenzo Baraldi, Marcella Cornia, Costantino Grana, Rita Cucchiara
Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Pattern Recognition

Attentive Models in Vision: Computing Saliency Maps in the Deep Learning Era
Marcella Cornia, Davide Abati, Lorenzo Baraldi, Andrea Palazzi, Simone Calderara, Rita Cucchiara
INTELLIGENZA ARTIFICIALE

Automatic Image Cropping and Selection using Saliency: an Application to Historical Manuscripts
Marcella Cornia, Stefano Pini, Lorenzo Baraldi, Rita Cucchiara
Digital Libraries and Multimedia Archives

Connected Components Labeling on DRAGs
Federico Bolelli, Lorenzo Baraldi, Michele Cancilla, Costantino Grana
Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Pattern Recognition

Connected Components Labeling on DRAGs: Implementation and Reproducibility Notes
Federico Bolelli, Michele Cancilla, Lorenzo Baraldi, Costantino Grana
Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Pattern Recognition Workshops

Connected Components Labeling on DRAGs: Implementation and Reproducibility Notes
Federico Bolelli, Michele Cancilla, Lorenzo Baraldi, Costantino Grana
RRPR 2018: 2nd Workshop on Reproducible Research in Pattern Recognition

LAMV: Learning to align and match videos with kernelized temporal layers
Lorenzo Baraldi, Matthijs Douze, Rita Cucchiara, Hervé Jégou
2018 IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition

M-VAD Names: a Dataset for Video Captioning with Naming
Stefano Pini, Marcella Cornia, Federico Bolelli, Lorenzo Baraldi, Rita Cucchiara
MULTIMEDIA TOOLS AND APPLICATIONS

Paying More Attention to Saliency: Image Captioning with Saliency and Context Attention
Marcella Cornia, Lorenzo Baraldi, Giuseppe Serra, Rita Cucchiara
ACM TRANSACTIONS ON MULTIMEDIA COMPUTING, COMMUNICATIONS AND APPLICATIONS

Predicting Human Eye Fixations via an LSTM-based Saliency Attentive Model
Marcella Cornia, Lorenzo Baraldi, Giuseppe Serra, Rita Cucchiara
IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON IMAGE PROCESSING

SAM: Pushing the Limits of Saliency Prediction Models
Marcella Cornia, Lorenzo Baraldi, Giuseppe Serra, Rita Cucchiara
2018 IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops

Towards Cycle-Consistent Models for Text and Image Retrieval
Marcella Cornia, Lorenzo Baraldi, Hamed Rezazadegan Tavakoli, Rita Cucchiara
European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) Workshops

Towards Reliable Experiments on the Performance of Connected Components Labeling Algorithms
Federico Bolelli, Michele Cancilla, Lorenzo Baraldi, Costantino Grana
JOURNAL OF REAL-TIME IMAGE PROCESSING

Visual-Semantic Alignment Across Domains Using a Semi-Supervised Approach
Angelo Carraggi, Marcella Cornia, Lorenzo Baraldi, Rita Cucchiara
European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) Workshops

What was Monet seeing while painting? Translating artworks to photo-realistic images
Matteo Tomei, Lorenzo Baraldi, Marcella Cornia, Rita Cucchiara
European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV) Workshops

2017

A Video Library System Using Scene Detection and Automatic Tagging
Lorenzo Baraldi, Costantino Grana, Rita Cucchiara
Digital Libraries and Archives

Attentive Models in Vision: Computing Saliency Maps in the Deep Learning Era
Marcella Cornia, Davide Abati, Lorenzo Baraldi, Andrea Palazzi, Simone Calderara, Rita Cucchiara
AI*IA 2017 Advances in Artificial Intelligence

Hierarchical Boundary-Aware Neural Encoder for Video Captioning
Lorenzo Baraldi, Costantino Grana, Rita Cucchiara
Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2017 IEEE Conference on

Layout analysis and content classification in digitized books
Andrea Corbelli, Lorenzo Baraldi, Fabrizio Balducci, Costantino Grana, Rita Cucchiara
Digital Libraries and Multimedia Archives

Modeling Multimodal Cues in a Deep Learning-based Framework for Emotion Recognition in the Wild
Stefano Pini, Olfa Ben Ahmed, Marcella Cornia, Lorenzo Baraldi, Rita Cucchiara, Benoit Huet
Proceedings of the 19th ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction

NeuralStory: an Interactive Multimedia System for Video Indexing and Re-use
Lorenzo Baraldi, Costantino Grana, Rita Cucchiara
Proceedings of the 15th International Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing

Towards Video Captioning with Naming: a Novel Dataset and a Multi-Modal Approach
Stefano Pini, Marcella Cornia, Lorenzo Baraldi, Rita Cucchiara
Image Analysis and Processing - ICIAP 2017

Visual Saliency for Image Captioning in New Multimedia Services
Marcella Cornia, Lorenzo Baraldi, Giuseppe Serra, Rita Cucchiara
Multimedia & Expo Workshops (ICMEW), 2017 IEEE International Conference on

2016

A Browsing and Retrieval System for Broadcast Videos using Scene Detection and Automatic Annotation
Lorenzo Baraldi, Costantino Grana, Alberto Messina, Rita Cucchiara
Proceedings of the 2016 ACM on Multimedia Conference

A Deep Multi-Level Network for Saliency Prediction
Marcella Cornia, Lorenzo Baraldi, Giuseppe Serra, Rita Cucchiara
Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2016 23rd International Conference on

Analysis and Re-use of Videos in Educational Digital Libraries with Automatic Scene Detection
Lorenzo Baraldi, Costantino Grana, Rita Cucchiara
Digital Libraries on the Move

Context Change Detection for an Ultra-Low Power Low-Resolution Ego-Vision Imager
Francesco Paci, Lorenzo Baraldi, Giuseppe Serra, Rita Cucchiara, Luca Benini
Computer Vision – ECCV 2016 Workshops

Historical Document Digitization through Layout Analysis and Deep Content Classification
Andrea Corbelli, Lorenzo Baraldi, Costantino Grana, Rita Cucchiara
Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Pattern Recognition

Multi-Level Net: a Visual Saliency Prediction Model
Marcella Cornia, Lorenzo Baraldi, Giuseppe Serra, Rita Cucchiara
Computer Vision – ECCV 2016 Workshops

Optimized Connected Components Labeling with Pixel Prediction
Costantino Grana, Lorenzo Baraldi, Federico Bolelli
Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems

Recognizing and Presenting the Storytelling Video Structure with Deep Multimodal Networks
Lorenzo Baraldi, Costantino Grana, Rita Cucchiara
IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MULTIMEDIA

Scene-driven Retrieval in Edited Videos using Aesthetic and Semantic Deep Features
Lorenzo Baraldi, Costantino Grana, Rita Cucchiara
Proceedings of the 2016 ACM on International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval

Shot, scene and keyframe ordering for interactive video re-use
Lorenzo Baraldi, Costantino Grana, Guido Borghi, Roberto Vezzani, Rita Cucchiara
Proceedings of the 11th Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications

YACCLAB - Yet Another Connected Components Labeling Benchmark
Costantino Grana, Federico Bolelli, Lorenzo Baraldi, Roberto Vezzani
Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Pattern Recognition

2015

A Deep Siamese Network for Scene Detection in Broadcast Videos
Lorenzo Baraldi, Costantino Grana, Rita Cucchiara
Proceedings of the 23rd ACM international conference on Multimedia

2013

Hand Segmentation for Gesture Recognition in EGO-Vision
Giuseppe Serra, Marco Camurri, Lorenzo Baraldi, Benedetti Michela, Rita Cucchiara
Proceedings of the 3rd ACM international workshop on Interactive multimedia on mobile & portable devices


Teaching

  • Fundamentals of Computer Science I, Assistant (2018)
  • Computer Vision, Laboratory lecturer (2018)
  • Fundamentals of Computer Science I, Tutor (2017)
  • Computer Vision, Laboratory lecturer (2017)
  • Fundamentals of Computer Science I, Tutor (2016)
  • Computer Vision, Laboratory lecturer (2016)
  • Visual Computing and Multimedia Technologies, Laboratory lecturer (2015)
  • Machine Learning and Patter Recognition, Teaching assistant (2015) - three lectures on Deep Learning and Convolutional Neural Networks [Lab notes]
  • Fundamentals of Computer Science I, Tutor (2015)
  • Computer Vision, Laboratory lecturer (2015)