November 14, 2012
Dr. Nebiyou Tilahun, UPP, presents a seminar entitled "An agent based model of origin destination estimation (ADOBE)" Wednesday, November 14th at 4:00 pm in Rm 1127 SEO
November 7, 2012
Mr. Thomas Murtha, CMAP, will address the CTS-IGERT community at 4:00 p.m. in Room 1127 SEO.
October 24, 2012
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Bo Zou, CME, on Wednesday, October 24th, Room 1127 SEO, 4:00 p.m.
September 25, 2012
Award Received by Joshua Auld, CTS-IGERT alumnus.
April 20, 2012
Congratulations to James Biagioni, CTS Fellow and CS PhD candidate, winner of the Dean's Scholar award.
January 2, 2012
James Biagioni, CTS Fellow, receives "Best Presentation Award" at SenSys2011
July 30, 2010
Dr. Ouri Wolfson, Dr. Phillip Yu, and Leon Stenneth, CS student and CTS Associate, recently had a paper accepted to the 6th IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob 2010).
December 3, 2010
Please join CTS in welcoming Alwar Narayanan, Director of Research and Emerging Technologies, NAVTEQ, on Friday, December 3rd at 2:30 p.m. in Room 1000 SEO. The seminar is entitled "Automatic Creation of 3D Maps".
NAVTEQ is a leading global provider of digital map data. NAVTEQ maps are used to drive most in-vehicle navigation systems, the top routing web sites, and the leading brands of wireless navigation devices. NAVTEQ continues to enhance the technologies used for collecting, analyzing, and delivering new content to a wide range of users and devices.
This presentation will address NAVTEQ's research on automatic creation of navigable maps through the use of high-end mobile data collection sensors and computer vision techniques. Results of research efforts based on large scale, geo-referenced, ground level video and LIDAR data collection will be presented. The talk will also highlight the challenges related to automatic feature extraction of road attributes for mapping and navigation. Specifically, our approach to automatically reconstruct lane level maps, overpasses and traffic signs to create a virtual 3D map will be presented.
Alwar Narayanan is currently the Director of Research & Emerging Technologies group at NAVTEQ. His research focus is to identify technologies that help recreate rich set of navigable map content more accurately and efficiently. Alwar has been leading research projects at NAVEQ since 1997. Prior to joining NAVTEQ, Alwar spent 12 years in teaching and working on various research projects at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India. Alwar holds a M.S. Degree in Computer Science from IIT, Chennai and an MBA from Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL. Alwar holds 7 U.S. Patents in the areas of digital mapping.