Silvia Zuffi

 
 

Conferences


J. Pacheco, S. Zuffi, M. J. Black, E. Sudderth, “Preserving Modes and Messages via Diverse Particle Selection”, ICML, Beijing, China, June 2014 [pdf].


S. Zuffi, J. Romero, C. Schmid, M.J. Black, “Estimating Human Pose with Flowing Puppets”, ICCV, Sydney, Dec 2013 [project page].


S. Zuffi, O. Freifeld, M.J. Black, “From Pictorial Structures to Deformable Structures”, CVPR, Providence, Jun 2012 [pdf][project page].


O. Freifeld, A. Weiss, S. Zuffi, M.J. Black, “Contour People: A Parametrized Model of 2D Articulated Human Shape”, CVPR, San Francisco, Jun 2010 [pdf].


S. Zuffi, C. Brambilla, R. Eschbach, A. Rizzi, “A study on the equivalence of controlled and uncontrolled visual experiments”, Proc. IS&T/ SPIE vol. 7241, Color Imaging XIV: Displaying, Processing, Hardcopy, and Applications, Electronic Imaging Conference, San Jose 2009 [pdf].


S. Zuffi, C. Brambilla, R. Eschbach, A. Rizzi, “Controlled and Uncontrolled Viewing Conditions in the Evaluation of Prints”, Proc. IS&T/ SPIE vol. 6807, Color Imaging XIII: Processing, Hardcopy and Applications, Electronic Imaging Conference, San Jose 2008 [pdf].


C. Madden, M. Piccardi, S. Zuffi, “Comparison of Techniques for Mitigating the Effects of Illumination Variations on the Appearance of Human Targets”, 3rd International Symposium on Visual Computing (ISVC07), Lake Tahoe, 26-28 Nov 2007 [pdf].


S. Zuffi, C. Brambilla, G. Beretta, P. Scala, “Legibility and Contrast”, Proc. 14th International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing (ICIAP), Modena, 2007 [pdf].


S. Zuffi, P. Scala, C. Brambilla, G. Beretta, “Web based versus Controlled Environment Psychophysics Experiments”, Proc. IS&T/ SPIE vol. 6494, Image Quality and System Performance IV, Electronic Imaging Conference, San Josè, Feb 2007 [pdf] (see also HPL-2006-187 technical report).


S. Zuffi, G. Beretta, C. Brambilla, “A Color Selection Tool for the Readability of Textual Information on Web pages ”, Proc. IS&T/SPIE, Internet Imaging VII, Electronic Imaging Conference, Vol. 6061, paper n. 606108, 2006 [pdf] (see also HPL-2005-216 technical report).


S. Zuffi, I. Gagliardi, “A color interface for audio clustering visualization”, Proc. IS&T/ SPIE , Internet Imaging, San Jose, Jan 2006 [pdf].


S. Zuffi, S. Santini, R. Schettini, “Correcting for non feasible values in reflectance function estimation using linear models”, AIC 2005, Granada, May 2005 [pdf].


S. Zuffi, R. Schettini, “Using Recovered Reflectance to Predict Color”, Proc. IS&T/ SPIE, Color Imaging X: Processing, Hardcopy, and Applications, San Jose, California, Jan 2005 [pdf].


S. Zuffi, R. Schettini, “Modeling Dot Gain and Inks Interaction”, The 12th Color Imaging Conference, Scottsdale, Arizona, Nov 2004 [pdf].


S. Zuffi, R. Schettini, “Reflectance functions estimation from tristimulus values”, Color Imaging IX: Processing, Hardcopy, and Applications, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 5293, San Jose, Jan 2004 [pdf].


R. Schettini, D. Bianucci, G. Mauri, S. Zuffi, “An empirical approach for spectral color printers characterization”, CGIV 2004: IS&T's Second European Conference on Color in Graphics, Imaging and Vision, Aachen, Apr 2004 [pdf].


S. Zuffi, R. Schettini, G. Mauri, “Spectral-Based Characterization of Inkjet Printers by Neural and Genetic Algorithms”, IS&T PICS 2003: The Conference on Image Processing, Image Quality, Image Capture, Systems, Rochester, New York, May 2003 [pdf].


S. Zuffi, R. Schettini, G. Mauri, “Using genetic algorithms for spectral-based printer characterization”, Color Imaging VIII:Processing, Hardcopy, and Applications, Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 5008 (R. Eschbach, G.G. Marcu eds.), Santa Clara, CA, Jan 2003 [pdf].


G. Ciocca, D. Marini, A. Rizzi, R. Schettini, S. Zuffi, “Image retrieval of uncalibrated images”, Proceedings of IEEEConference on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing, pp.199-206, Brescia, Italy, 19-21 September 2001 pdf].



Journals


S. Zuffi, R. Eschbach, C. Brambilla, A. Rizzi, “Comparing Image Preference in Controlled and Uncontrolled Viewing Conditions”, Journal of Electronic Imaging 19, Dec. 2010 [pdf].


S. Zuffi, S. Santini, R. Schettini, “From Color Sensor Space to Feasible Reflectance Spectra”, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, Vol. 56, No. 2, pp.518–531, 2008 [pdf].


R. Schettini, S. Zuffi, “A Computational Strategy Exploiting Genetic Algorithms to Recover Color Surface Reflectance Functions”, Neural Computing & Applications, Vol. 16, No.1, pp. 69-79, 2007 [pdf].


S. Zuffi, S. Santini, R. Schettini, “Accounting for Inks Interaction in the Yule Nielsen Spectral Neugebauer Model”, Journal of Imaging Science and Technology, Vol. 50, No.1, pp. 35-44, 2006 [pdf].


S. Zuffi, R. Schettini, G. Mauri, “Spectral-based printer modeling and characterization”, Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol 14, No.2, 2005 [pdf].


G. Ciocca, D. Marini, A. Rizzi, R. Schettini, S. Zuffi, “Retinex pre-processing of uncalibrated images for color-based image retrieval”, Journal of Electronic Imaging, Vol. 12, No. 1, pp. 161-172, 2003 [pdf].


P. Campadelli, R. Schettini, S. Zuffi, “A system for the automatic selection of conspicuous color sets for qualitative data display”, IEEE Trans. on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, Vol. 39, No. 10, pp. 2283–2286, 2001 [pdf].


S. Zuffi, A. Leardini, F. Catani, S. Fantozzi, A. Cappello,  “A model-based method for the reconstruction of total knee replacement kinematics”, IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, Vol.18, No.10, pp. 981-991, 1999 [pdf].


Book Chapters


S. Bianco, A. Colombo, F. Gasparini, R. Schettini, S. Zuffi, "Applications of Spectral Imaging and Reproduction to Cultural Heritage", in Digital Imaging for Cultural Heritage Preservation, Digital Imaging and Computer Vision series (F. Stanco, S. Battiato, G. Gallo eds.), Taylor & Francis, 2011.


R. Schettini, G. Ciocca, S. Zuffi, “A survey on methods for colour image indexing and retrieval in image databases”, Color Imaging Science: Exploiting Digital Media, (R. Luo, L. MacDonald eds.), J. Wiley, pp. 183-211, 2002.


Technical Reports


S. Zuffi, P. Scala, C. Brambilla, G. Beretta, “Web based vs Controlled Environment Psychophysics Experiments”, HPL-2006-187 (pdf).


S. Zuffi, G. Beretta, C. Brambilla, “A Color Selection Tool for the Readability of Textual Information on Web pages ”, HPL-2005-216 (pdf).


 

Publications

I am a PhD student at Brown University, in the Computer Science Department. My research interest is Computer Vision and my advisor is Michael J. Black.


I am currently on leave from ITC-CNR, where my interest was Color Imaging.


Spring 2010

zuffi@cs.brown.edu

Box 1910, Computer Science Department

Brown University

Providence, RI 02912

USA