Josep R. Casas


Josep R. Casas has been principal investigator of projects MuViPro and PROVEC (Plan Nacional de I+D+i, 2007-2014), and led or contributed to several European Framework Program projects (EUROfusion, FascinatE, ACTIBIO, CHIL, SCHEMA, ADViSOR) and industry-sponsored projects (VISION, HESPERIA, D'Ocon) since 1995. He was a visiting researcher at CSIRO in Canberra, Australia in 2001, and served as chair for the IEEE conferences ICASSP 2020 (Special Sessions) and ICIP 2003 (Finances Chair).

Josep's current research interests focus on multi-view analysis and representation from multiple sensor data: 3D reconstruction and analysis, model-based human motion analysis and gesture recognition. Applications are in the fields of human interaction and audio-visual communication.

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Book Chapters and Bookstop

S. Navarro, López-Méndez, A., Alcoverro, M., and Casas, J., Multi-view Body Tracking with a Detector-Driven Hierarchical Particle Filter, in Lecture Notes in Computer Science: Articulated Motion and Deformable Objects, vol. 7378, F. Perales, Fisher, R., and Moeslund, T. Berlin / Heidelberg: Springer , 2012, pp. 82-91.
X. Suau, Alcoverro, M., López-Méndez, A., Ruiz-Hidalgo, J., and Casas, J., INTAIRACT: Joint Hand Gesture and Fingertip Classification for Touchless Interaction, in Computer Vision – ECCV 2012, vol. 7585, Heidelberg: Springer, 2012, pp. 602-606. (214.4 KB)
M. Alcoverro, Casas, J., and Pardàs, M., Skeleton and shape adjustment and tracking in multicamera environments, in Lecture notes in computer science, vol. 6169/2010, Berlin / Heidelberg: Springer, 2010, pp. 88–97.
A. Waibel, Stiefelhagen, R., Carlson, R., Casas, J., Kleindienst, J., Lamel, L., Lanz, O., Mostefa, D., Omologo, M., Pianesi, F., Polymenakos, L., Potamianos, G., Soldatos, J., Sutschet, G., and Terken, J., Computers in the Human Interaction Loop, in Handbook on Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments (AISE), Boston, MA: Springer, 2010, pp. 1071–1116.
N. Dimakis, Soldatos, J., Polymenakos, L., Sturm, J., Neumann, J., and Casas, J., The Memory Jog Service, in Computers in the Human Interaction Loop, London: Springer, 2009, pp. 207–234.

Conference Papers top

A. Puig-Sitjes, Casas, J., Salembier, P., Vizcarro, D., Clemente, R., Jakubowski, M., Gao, Y., and Team, W. 7- X., Spatio-temporal Detection and Rracking of Thermal Events on the Plasma Facing Components of Wendelstein 7-X, in 4th IAEA Technical Meeting on Fusion Data Processing, Validation and Analysis, Shanghai (online), 2021.
P. García-Gómez, Rodrigo, N., Riu, J., Casas, J., and Royo, S., Multimodal solid-state LiDAR for advanced perception applications, in OPTOEL, 2021.
A. Puig-Sitjes, Jakubowski, M., Fellinger, J., Drewelow, P., Gao, Y., Niemann, H., Sunn-Pedersen, T., König, R., Naujoks, D., Winter, A., Laqua, H., Dumke, S., Moncada, V., Belafdil, C., Mitteau, R., Aumeunier, M. - H., Pisano, F., Aymerich, E., Cannas, B., Kocsis, G., Szepesi, T., Cseh, G., Szabolics, T., Casas, J., Morros, J. R., Salembier, P., Clemente, R., Cobos, M., Caminal, I., A. Corral, P., A. Punzano, M., and S. Lopera, Q., Strategy for the real-time detection of thermal events on the plasma facing components of Wendelstein 7-X, in 31st Symposium on Fusion Technology (SOFT2020), Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2020.
X. Lin, Casas, J., and Pardàs, M., One Shot Learning for Generic Instance Segmentation in RGBD Videos, in International Conference on Computer Vision, Theory and Applications, Prague, 2019. (1.64 MB)
P. García-Gómez, Riu, J., Casas, J., and Royo, S., Self-registered lidar and polarimetric images in real-time: application to detection of small objects at sea, in 7th Workshop on Active Imaging, Saint-Louis, France, 2019.