Ziad Al-Halah

Ph.D. student & Research Assistant

Vincenz-Priessnitz-strasse 3
Computer Vision for Human-Computer Interaction Lab (cv:hci)
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Karlsruhe, 76131
Germany

ziad.al-halah at kit.edu
cvhci.anthropomatik.kit.edu

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Welcome

I am a PhD student at the Computer Vision for Human Computer Interaction (CVHCI) lab, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany. My research interest includes computer vision, artificial intelligence and machine learning.

Publications

Journal Articles

Al-Halah2015d

Transfer Metric Learning for Action Similarity using High-Level Semantics

Ziad Al-Halah, Lukas Rybok and Rainer Stiefelhagen
Pattern Recognition Letters (PRL), Jul. 2015.

Conference Proceedings

Al-Halah2017

Automatic Discovery, Association Estimation and Learning of Semantic Attributes for a Thousand Categories

Ziad Al-Halah and Rainer Stiefelhagen
IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, Jul. 2017.

Al-Halah2016

Recovering the Missing Link: Predicting Class-Attribute Associations for Unsupervised Zero-Shot Learning

Ziad Al-Halah, Makarand Tapaswi and Rainer Stiefelhagen
IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Las Vegas, NV, USA, Jun. 2016.

Haurilet2016

Naming TV Characters by Watching and Analyzing Dialogs

Monica-Laura Haurilet, Makarand Tapaswi, Ziad Al-Halah and Rainer Stiefelhagen
IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), Lake Placid, NY, USA, March 2016.

Al-Halah2015c

Hierarchical Transfer of Semantic Attributes

Ziad Al-Halah and Rainer Stiefelhagen
IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshop on Fine-Grained Visual Categorization (CVPR / FGVC), Boston, USA, Jun. 2015.

Ghaleb2015_Accio

Accio: A Data Set for Face Track Retrieval in Movies Across Age

Esam Ghaleb, Makarand Tapaswi, Ziad Al-Halah, Hazım Kemal Ekenel and Rainer Stiefelhagen
ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR), Shanghai, China, Jun. 2015.
Short paper, Poster.

Gehrig2015_hPLS

Action Unit Intensity Estimation using Hierarchical Partial Least Squares

Tobias Gehrig*, Ziad Al-Halah*, Hazım Kemal Ekenel and Rainer Stiefelhagen
IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG), Ljubljana, Slovenia, May 2015.
(* = equal contribution)
Oral, Acceptance rate=12.2%.

Al-Halah2015_how2transfer

How to Transfer? Zero-Shot Object Recognition via Hierarchical Transfer of Semantic Attributes

Ziad Al-Halah and Rainer Stiefelhagen
IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), Waikoloa Beach, HI, USA, Jan. 2015.
Oral+Poster, Acceptance rate=36.7%, Winner of ICVSS 2015 Best Presentation Award.

Al-Halah2014_what2transfer

What to Transfer? High-Level Semantics in Transfer Metric Learning for Action Similarity

Ziad Al-Halah, Lukas Rybok and Rainer Stiefelhagen
International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Stockholm, Sweden, Aug. 2014.
Oral, Acceptance rate=14.1%, Best Student Paper Award.

Rybok2014_protoobj

Important Stuff, Everywhere! Activity Recognition with Salient Proto-Objects as Context

Lukas Rybok, Boris Schauerte, Ziad Al-Halah and Rainer Stiefelhagen
IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), Steamboat Springs CO, USA, Mar. 2014.
Oral+Poster, Acceptance rate=40%.

Al-Halah2014_attributes

Learning Semantic Attributes via a Common Latent Space

Ziad Al-Halah, Tobias Gehrig and Rainer Stiefelhagen
International Conference On Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP), Lisbon, Portugal, Jan. 2014.
Oral, Full paper, Acceptance rate=17.2%.

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