Pedro Felipe Felzenszwalb

Associate Professor of Engineering and Computer Science

email: pff (at) brown.edu
phone: (401) 863-1531
office: Barus & Holley 355

Mailing address:
Box D
Brown University
184 Hope St
Providence, RI 02912

My main research interests are in computer vision, AI, machine learning and discrete algorithms.


Dynamic programming and graph algorithms in computer vision
Object detection project

Talk slides
Shape-tree demo (java)
PhD students dissertations


Spring 2013: Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning (ENGN 2520 / CSCI 1950-F)
Fall 2013: Introduction to Engineering (ENGN 0030)
Spring 2014: Topics in Optimization (ENGN 2912P)

Source code:

Tiered Scene Labeling
Object detection with part-based models
Fast exact distance transforms
Belief propagation for early vision
Image segmentation

Professional activities:

Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (2009-2013)
Editorial Board, International Journal of Computer Vision
Program chair, IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2011

Person detection in the PASCAL challenge (deformable part model)

Curve detection with the min-cover algorithm

Random shapes -- samples from a stochastic -context free- grammar

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