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Almaden Research Center, San Jose, California
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Professional Associations:  IEEE


2016

Weighted Population Code for low power neuromorphic image classification
Yepes, Antonio Jimeno and Tang, Jianbin and Saxena, Shreya and Brosch, Tobias and Amir, Arnon
Neural Networks (IJCNN), 2016 International Joint Conference on, pp. 4294--4301
Abstract

Truenorth ecosystem for brain-inspired computing: scalable systems, software, and applications
Sawada, Jun and Akopyan, Filipp and Cassidy, Andrew S and Taba, Brian and Debole, Michael V and Datta, Pallab and Alvarez-Icaza, Rodrigo and Amir, Arnon and Arthur, John V and Andreopoulos, Alexander and others
Proceedings of the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, pp. 12, 2016
Abstract

Convolutional Networks for Fast, Energy-Efficient Neuromorphic Computing
Esser, Steven K and Merolla, Paul A and Arthur, John V and Cassidy, Andrew S and Appuswamy, Rathinakumar and Andreopoulos, Alexander and Berg, David J and McKinstry, Jeffrey L and Melano, Timothy and Barch, Davis R and others
arXiv preprint arXiv:1603.08270, 2016
Abstract


2014

Real-time scalable cortical computing at 46 giga-synaptic OPS/watt with
Cassidy, Andrew S and Alvarez-Icaza, Rodrigo and Akopyan, Filipp and Sawada, Jun and Arthur, John V and Merolla, Paul A and Datta, Pallab and Tallada, Marc Gonzalez and Taba, Brian and Andreopoulos, Alexander and others
Proceedings of the international conference for high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis, pp. 27--38, 2014
Abstract

Real-time Scalable Cortical Computing at 46 Giga-Synaptic OPS/watt with ~100x Speedup in Time-to-Solution and ~100,000x Reduction in Energy-to-Solution
Andrew S. Cassidy, Rodrigo Alvarez-Icaza, Filipp Akopyan, Jun Sawada, John V. Arthur, Paul A Merolla, Pallab Datta, Marc Gonzalez Tallada, B Taba, A Andreopoulos, A Amir, S K Esser, J Kusnitz, R Appuswamy, C Haymes, B Brezzo, R Moussalli, et al
Proceedings of the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, pp. 27--38, 2014
Abstract

A million spiking-neuron integrated circuit with a scalable communication network and interface
Paul A. Merolla, John V. Arthur, Rodrigo Alvarez-Icaza, Andrew S. Cassidy, Jun Sawada, Filipp Akopyan, Bryan L. Jackson, Nabil Imam, Chen Guo, Yutaka Nakamura, Bernard Brezzo, Ivan Vo, Steven K. Esser, et al.
Science 8 August 2014(6197), 668-673, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Abstract


2013

Using Multiple Synchronized Views
Amir, Arnon and Srinivasan, Savitha and Ponceleon, Dulce
Video Mining6, 1, Springer Science & Business Media, 2013
Abstract

Cognitive Computing Building Block: A Versatile and Efficient Digital Neuron Model for Neurosynaptic Cores
Andrew S. Cassidy, P Merolla, J Arthur, S K Esser, B L Jackson, R Alvarez-Icaza, P Datta, J Sawada, T Wong, V Feldman, A Amir, D Rubin, F Akopyan, E McQuinn, W Risk, and D S Modha.
International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, 2013
Abstract

Cognitive Computing Systems: Algorithms and Applications for Networks of Neurosynaptic Cores
S.K. Esser, A. Andreopoulos, R. Appuswamy, P. Datta, D. Barch, A. Amir, J. Arthur, A. Cassidy, M. Flickner, P. Merolla, S. Chandra, N. Basilico, S. Carpin, T. Zimmerman, F. Zee, R.A. Icaza, J.A. Kusnitz, T.M. Wong, W.P. Risk, E. McQuinn, T.K. Nayak, R. Si
Proceedings of IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2013), pp. 1--10, IEEE
Abstract

Cognitive Computing Programming Paradigm: A Corelet Language for Composing Networks of Neurosynaptic Cores
A. Amir, P. Datta, W.P. Risk, A.S. Cassidy, J.A. Kusnitz, S.K. Esser, A. Andreopoulos, T.M. Wong, M. Flickner, R.A. Icaza, E. McQuinn, B. Shaw, N. Pass, and Dharmendra S. Modha
Proceedings of IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2013), pp. 1--10, IEEE
Abstract


2011

Robust spatiotemporal matching of electronic slides to presentation videos
Fan, Quanfu and Barnard, Kobus and Amir, Arnon and Efrat, Alon
IEEE transactions on image processing 20(8), 2315--2328, IEEE, 2011
Abstract

Robust Spatio-temporal Matching of Electronic Slides to Presentation Videos
Q Fan, K Barnard, A Amir, A Efrat
Image Processing, IEEE Transactions on pp. 99, 1--1, IEEE, 2011


2010

Shape-based similarity retrieval of Doppler images for clinical decision support
T. Syeda-Mahmood, P. Turaga, D. Beymer, F. Wang, A. Amir, H. Greenspan, K. Pohl
Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2010 IEEE Conference on, pp. 855--862

AALIM: a cardiac clinical decision support system powered by advanced multi-modal analytics.
Arnon Amir, David Beymer, Julia Grace, Hayit Greenspan, Daniel Gruhl, Allen Hobbs, Kilian Pohl, Tanveer Syeda-Mahmood, Joseph Terdiman, Fei Wang
Studies in health technology and informatics 160(Pt 2), 846, 2010

File-based media workflows using ltfs tapes
Arnon Amir, David Pease, Rainer Richter, Brian Biskeborn, Michael Richmond, Lucas Villa Real
Proceedings of the international conference on Multimedia, pp. 1519--1520, 2010

Improving and aligning speech with presentation slides
R Swaminathan, M E Thompson, S Fong, A Efrat, A Amir, K Barnard
Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2010 20th International Conference on, pp. 3280--3283

The linear tape file system
David Pease, Arnon Amir, L Villa Real, Brian Biskeborn, Michael Richmond, Atsushi Abe
Mass Storage Systems and Technologies (MSST), 2010 IEEE 26th Symposium on, pp. 1--8

Context switching for fast key selection in text entry applications
C H Morimoto, A Amir
Proceedings of the 2010 Symposium on Eye-Tracking Research \& Applications, pp. 271--274


2009

Automatic estimation of left ventricular dysfunction from echocardiogram videos
D Beymer, T Syeda-Mahmood, A Amir, Fei Wang, S Adelman
Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops, 2009. CVPR Workshops 2009. IEEE Computer Society Conference on, pp. 164--171

Disease-specific extraction of text from cardiac echo videos for decision support
Tanveer Syeda-Mahmood, David Beymer, Arnon Amir
Document Analysis and Recognition, 2009. ICDAR'09. 10th International Conference on, pp. 1290--1294

Accurate alignment of presentation slides with educational video
Q Fan, K Barnard, A Amir, A Efrat
Multimedia and Expo, 2009, pp. 1198--1201

Studying on the move-enriched presentation video for mobile devices
A Winslow, Q Tung, Q Fan, J Torkkola, R Swaminathan, K Barnard, A Amir, A Efrat, C Gniady
INFOCOM Workshops 2009, IEEE, pp. 1--6


2007

Buddy tracking—efficient proximity detection among mobile friends
Amir, Arnon and Efrat, Alon and Myllymaki, Jussi and Palaniappan, Lingeshwaran and Wampler, Kevin
Pervasive and Mobile Computing 3(5), 489--511, Elsevier, 2007
Abstract

AALIM: Multimodal mining for cardiac decision support
T Syeda-Mahmood, F Wang, D Beymer, A Amir, M Richmond, S Hashmi
Computers in Cardiology, 2007, pp. 209--212

Temporal modeling of slide change in presentation videos
Q Fan, A Amir, K Barnard, R Swaminathan, A Efrat
Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, 2007, pp. I--989

Buddy tracking--efficient proximity detection among mobile friends
A Amir, A Efrat, J Myllymaki, L Palaniappan, K Wampler
Pervasive and Mobile Computing 3(5), 489--511, Elsevier, 2007


2006

Concept-based electronic health records: opportunities and challenges
Shahram Ebadollahi, Anni R Coden, Michael A Tanenblatt, Shih-Fu Chang, Tanveer Syeda-Mahmood, Arnon Amir
Proceedings of the 14th annual ACM international conference on Multimedia, pp. 997--1006, 2006

Matching slides to presentation videos using sift and scene background matching
Q Fan, K Barnard, A Amir, A Efrat, M Lin
Proceedings of the 8th ACM international workshop on Multimedia information retrieval, pp. 239--248, 2006

Automated video program summarization using speech transcripts
C M Taskiran, Z Pizlo, A Amir, D Ponceleon, E J Delp
Multimedia, IEEE Transactions on 8(4), 775--791, IEEE, 2006


2005

On business activity modeling using grammars
S. Srinivasan, A. Amir, P. Deshpande, V. Zbarsky
Special interest tracks and posters of the 14th international conference on World Wide Web, pp. 1046--1047, 2005

Semantic visual features in content-based video retrieval
A. Amir, OJ Argillander, M. Berg, SF Chang, M. Franz, W. Hsu, G. Iyengar, others
Proceedings of IBM Research TRECVID-2004 video retrieval system, 1--14, 2005

Apostol (Paul) Natsevz, John R. Smithz, Jelena Tesicz, Timo Volkmer: IBM Research TRECVID-2005 Video Retrieval System
A Amir, J Argillandery, M Campbellz, A Hauboldz, G Iyengar, S Ebadollahiz, F Kangz, M R Naphadez
Proceedings of TRECVID2005

Mutual relevance feedback for multimodal query formulation in video retrieval
A Amir, M Berg, H Permuter
Proceedings of the 7th ACM SIGMM international workshop on Multimedia information retrieval, pp. 17--24, 2005

An embedded system for an eye-detection sensor
A Amir, L Zimet, A Sangiovanni-Vincentelli, S Kao
Computer vision and image understanding 98(1), 104--123, Elsevier, 2005


2004

Multimodal video search techniques: late fusion of speech-based retrieval and visual content-based retrieval
A Amir, G Iyengar, C Y Lin, M Naphade, A Natsev, C Neti, HJ Nock, JR Smith, B Tseng
Intl. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP'04), pp. iii--1048, 2004

IBM Research TRECVID 2004 Video retrieval system
JR Kender, CY Lin, M. Naphade, AP Natsev, JR Smith, J. Tev{s}i'c, G. Wu, R. Yan, D. Zhang, JO Argillander, others
Proceedings of (VIDEO) TREC, 2004

Alon Efrat. Jussi Myllymaki. Lingeshwaran palaniappan. Kevin Wampler. Buddy tracking-efficient proximity detection among mobile friends
A Amir
Infocom 2004

Automatic generation of conference video proceedings
A Amir, G Ashour, S Srinivasan
Journal of visual communication and image representation 15(3), 467--488, Elsevier, 2004

A multi-modal system for the retrieval of semantic video events
A Amir, S Basu, G Iyengar, C Y Lin, M Naphade, J R Smith, S Srinivasan, B Tseng
Computer Vision and Image Understanding 96(2), 216--236, Elsevier, 2004


2003

Search the audio, browse the video—a generic paradigm for video collections
Amir, Arnon and Srinivasan, Savitha and Efrat, Alon
EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2003(2), 1--14, Springer
Abstract

The IBM semantic concept detection framework
Amir, Arnon and Iyengar, Giri and Lin, Ching-Yung and Dorai, Chitra and Naphade, Milind and Natsev, Apostol and Neti, Chalapathy and Nock, Harriet and Sachdev, Ishan and Smith, John and others
TREC Video Retrieval Evaluation Workshop, 2003
Abstract

IBM research TRECVID-2003 video retrieval system
Amir, Arnon and Berg, Marco and Chang, Shih-Fu and Hsu, Winston and Iyengar, Giridharan and Lin, Ching-Yung and Naphade, Milind and Natsev, Apostol and Neti, Chalapathy and Nock, Harriet and others
NIST TRECVID-2003
Abstract

EFFICIENT VIDEO BROWSING
A. Amir, S. Srinivasan, D. Ponceleon
Video mining6, 1, Springer, 2003

A real time embedded system for an eye detection sensor
L Zimet, S Kao, A Amir, A Sangiovanni-Vincentelli
Proc. of Computer Vision And Pattern Recognition CVPR-2003 Demo Session, Wisconsin

Search the audio, browse the video: a generic paradigm for video collections
A Amir, S Srinivasan, A Efrat
EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing2003, 209--222, Hindawi Publishing Corp.

The ibm shot boundary detection system at trecvid 2003
A. Amir
TRECVID 2005 Workshop Notebook Papers, National Institute of Standards and Technology, MD, USA, pp. 2003, Citeseer


2002

IBM Research TREC 2002 Video Retrieval System.
Adams, Bill and Iyengar, Giridharan and Neti, Chalapathy and Nock, Harriet J and Amir, Arnon and Permuter, Haim H and Srinivasan, Savitha and Dorai, Chitra and Jaimes, Alejandro and Lang, Christian A and others
TREC, 2002
Abstract

Theory for Calibration-Free Eye Gaze Tracking
A Amir, M Flickner, D Koons
IBM Research Report, 2002

Automated video summarization using speech transcripts
C Taskiran, A Amir, D Ponceleon, E J Delp
SPIE Conf, pp. 371--382, 2002

Free head motion eye gaze tracking without calibration
C H Morimoto, A Amir, M Flickner
CHI'02 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems, pp. 586--587, 2002

Detecting eye position and gaze from a single camera and 2 light sources
C H Morimoto, A Amir, M Flickner
Pattern Recognition, 2002, pp. 314--317

IBM research TREC-2002 video retrieval system
B Adams, A Amir, C Dorai, S Ghosal, G Iyengar, A Jaimes, C Lang, CY Lin, A Natsev, M Naphade, others
Proc, 2002


2001

Integrating Features, Models, and Semantics for TREC Video Retrieval.
Smith, John R and Srinivasan, Savitha and Amir, Arnon and Basu, Sankar and Iyengar, Giridharan and Lin, Ching-Yung and Naphade, Milind R and Ponceleon, Dulce B and Tseng, Belle L
TREC, 2001
Abstract

The IBM CueVideo Toolkit Version 2.1
S. Srinivasan, A. Amir, G. Ashur, D. Ponceleon
2001 - March, March

Engineering the web for multimedia
S Srinivasan, D Ponceleon, A Amir, B Blanchard, D Petkovic
Web Engineering, 77--89, Springer, 2001


Efficient regular data structures and algorithms for dilation, location, and proximity problems
A Amir, A Efrat, P Indyk, H Samet
Algorithmica 30(2), 164--187, Springer, 2001

Integrating features, models, and semantics for trec video retrieval
J R Smith, S Srinivasan, A Amir, S Basu, G Iyengar, C Y Lin, M Naphade, D Ponceleon, B Tseng
Proceedings of TREC-2001, Gaithersburg, Maryland

Advances in Phonetic Word Spotting
A A A E S Srintvasan
Proceedings of the tenth international conference on Information and knowledge management, pp. 580--582, 2001

Toward speech as a knowledge resource
E W Brown, S Srinivasan, A Coden, D Ponceleon, J W Cooper, A Amir
IBM Systems Journal 40(4), 985--1001, IBM, 2001

Towards speech as a knowledge resource
Jan H Pieper, Arnon Amir, Dulce B Ponceleon, Eric Brown, Anni Coden, James Cooper, Savitha Srinivasan
Proceedings of the tenth international conference on …, 2001


2000

CueVideo: a system for cross-modal search and browse of video databases
Tanveer Syeda-Mahmood, S Srinivasan, A Amir, D Ponceleon, B Blanchard, D Petkovic
Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2000. Proceedings. IEEE Conference on, pp. 786--787

Web-based searching and browsing of multimedia data
W Niblack, S Yue, R Kraft, A Amir, N Sundaresan
Multimedia and Expo, 2000, pp. 1717--1720

Architecture for varying multimedia formats
G Ashour, A Amir, D Ponceleon, S Srinivasan
Proceedings of the 2000 ACM workshops on Multimedia, pp. 85--88

Content description for efficient video navigation, browsing and personalization
P Van Beek, I Sezan, D Ponceleon, A Amir
Content-based Access of Image and Video Libraries, 2000, pp. 40--44

Using audio time scale modification for video browsing
A Amir, D Ponceleon, B Blanchard, D Petkovic, S Srinivasan, G Cohen
System Sciences, 2000, pp. 9--pp

Pupil detection and tracking using multiple light sources
CH Morimoto, D Koons, A Amir, M Flickner
Image and vision computing 18(4), 331--335, Elsevier, 2000


1999

Frame-rate pupil detector and gaze tracker
CH Morimoto, D. Koons, A. Amir, M. Flickner
Proceedings of the IEEE ICCV, 1999

CueVideo (demonstration abstract): automated video/audio indexing and browsing
A Amir, S Srinivasan, D Ponceleon, D Petkovic
Proceedings of the 22nd annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval, pp. 326, 1999

Cuevideo: automated multimedia indexing and retrieval
Dulce Ponceleon, Arnon Amir, Savitha Srinivasan, Tanveer Syeda-Mahmood, Dragutin Petkovic
Proceedings of the seventh ACM international conference on Multimedia (Part 2), pp. 199, 1999

Efficient regular data structures and algorithms for location and proximity problems
A Amir, A Efrat, P Indyk, H Samet
Foundations of Computer Science, 1999, pp. 160--170

“What is in that video anyway?”: in search of better browsing
S Srinivasan, D Ponceleon, A Amir, D Petkovic
Multimedia Computing and Systems, 1999, pp. 388--393


1998

Real-Time Detection of Eyes and FAces
A Amir, C Morimoto, D Koons, M Flickner
Workshop on Perceptual User Interfaces, pp. 117--120, 1998

Ground from figure discrimination
A Amir, M Lindenbaum
Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 1998, pp. 521--527

Grouping-based nonadditive verification
A. Amir, M. Lindenbaum
Proc, pp. 186--192, IEEE, 1998

A generic grouping algorithm and its quantitative analysis
A Amir, M Lindenbaum
Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, IEEE Transactions on 20(2), 168--185, IEEE, 1998

Key to effective video retrieval: effective cataloging and browsing
D Ponceleon, S Srinivasan, A Amir, D Petkovic, D Diklic
Proceedings of the sixth ACM international conference on Multimedia, pp. 99--107, 1998


1997

Grouping based hypotheses verification in object recognition
A. Amir, M. Lindenbaum
International Workshop on Visual Form, IWVF3, 1997

A Quantitative Approach to Perceptual Grouping in Computer Vision
Arnon Amir
PhD thesis, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, 1997


1996

Quantitative analysis of grouping processes
A Amir, M Lindenbaum
Computer Vision—ECCV'96, 369--384, Springer, 1996


1995

Finding shortest paths on surfaces using level sets propagation
R Kimmel, A Amir, A M Bruckstein
Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, IEEE Transactions on 17(6), 635--640, IEEE, 1995


1994

The construction and analysis of a generic grouping algorithm
A Amir, M Lindenbaum
Technical Report, 1994


1900

Search the Audio, Browse the Video\&\# 8212; A Generic Paradigm for Video Collections
A. Amir, S. Srinivasan, A. Efrat
EURASIP Journal on Advances in Signal Processing 2003(2), 209--222, Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 1900


Year Unknown

Extracting Knowledge from Speech
E. Brown, S. Srinivasan, A. Coden, D. Ponceleon, J. Cooper, A. Amir, J. Pieper
labsoftware.com, 0


Theory for Calibration Free Eye Gaze Tracking. 2002
A. Amir, M. Flickner, D. Koons
IBM Almaden Research, 0

CueVideo-Automating Indexing of Video for Searching and Browsing, IBM Almaden Research Center
A. Amir, S. Srinivasan, D. Ponceleon, D. Petkovic
Procceedings of SIGIR99, 0




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