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UCF Trustee Chair Professor, Director

CRCV | Center for Research in Computer Vision
University of Central Florida
4328 Scorpius St.
HEC 245D
Orlando, FL 32816-2365

Phone: (407) 823-5077
Fax: (407) 823-0594
Email: shah@crcv.ucf.edu
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Dr. Mubarak Shah, Trustee Chair Professor of Computer Science, is the founding director of the Center for Research in Computer Vision at UCF. His research interests include: video surveillance, visual tracking, human activity recognition, visual analysis of crowded scenes, video registration, UAV video analysis, etc. Dr. Shah is a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, IEEE, AAAS, IAPR and SPIE. In 2006, he was awarded a Pegasus Professor award, the highest award at UCF. He is ACM distinguished speaker. He was an IEEE Distinguished Visitor speaker for 1997-2000 and received IEEE Outstanding Engineering Educator Award in 1997. He received the Harris Corporation's Engineering Achievement Award in 1999, the TOKTEN awards from UNDP in 1995, 1997, and 2000; Teaching Incentive Program award in 1995 and 2003, Research Incentive Award in 2003 and 2009, Millionaires' Club awards in 2005 and 2006, University Distinguished Researcher award in 2007, honorable mention for the ICCV 2005 Where Am I? Challenge Problem, and was nominated for the best paper award in ACM Multimedia Conference in 2005. He is an editor of international book series on Video Computing; editor in chief of Machine Vision and Applications journal, and an associate editor of ACM Computing Surveys journal. He was an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on PAMI, and a guest editor of the special issue of International Journal of Computer Vision on Video Computing.
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2024

Ristea, Nicolae Catalin; Croitoru, Florinel Alin; Ionescu, Radu Tudor; Popescu, Marius; Khan, Fahad; Shah, Mubarak

Self-Distilled Masked Auto-Encoders are Efficient Video Anomaly Detectors Conference

IEEE/CVF Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference (CVPR), 2024.

Abstract | BibTeX | Links:

Thawakar, Omkar Chakradhar; Naseer, Muzammal; Anwer, Rao Muhammad; Khan, Salman; Felsberg, Michael; Shah, Mubarak; Khan, Fahad

Composed Video Retrieval via Enriched Context and Discriminative Embeddings Conference

2024.

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Dutta, Aritra; Das, Srijan; Nielsen, Jacob; Chakraborty, Rajatsubhra; Shah, Mubarak

Multiview Aerial Visual RECognition (MAVREC) Dataset: Can Multi-view Improve Aerial Visual Perception? Conference

2024.

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Rizve, Mamshad Nayeem; Fei, Fan; Unnikrishnan, Jayakrishnan; Tran, Son; Yao, Benjamin Z.; Zeng, Belinda; Shah, Mubarak; Chilimbi, Trishul

VidLA: Video-Language Alignment at Scale Conference

2024.

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Garcia, Gustavo; Aparcedo, Alejandro; Nayak, Gaurav Kumar; Ahmed, Tanvir; Shah, Mubarak; Li, Mengjie

Generalized Deep Learning Model for Photovoltaic Module Segmentation from Satellite and Aerial Imagery Journal Article

In: Solar Energy, vol. 274, 2024.

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2023

Cepeda, Vicente Vivanco; Nayak, Gaurav Kumar; Shah, Mubarak

GeoCLIP: Clip-Inspired Alignment between Locations and Images for Effective Worldwide Geo-localization Conference

Thirty-seventh Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, 2023.

Abstract | BibTeX | Links:

Kini, Jyoti; Khan, Fahad Shahbaz; Khan, Salman; Shah, Mubarak

CT-VOS: Cutout Prediction and Tagging for Self-Supervised Video Object Segmentation Journal Article

In: Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 2023.

BibTeX

Hanif, Asif; Naseer, Muzammal; Khan, Salman; Shah, Mubarak; Khan, Fahad Shahbaz

Frequency Domain Adversarial Training for Robust Volumetric Medical Segmentation Conference

The 26th International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention, MICCAI 2023, 2023.

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Wasim, Syed Talal; Khattak, Muhammad Uzair; Naseer, Muzammal; Khan, Salman; Shah, Mubarak; Khan, Fahad Shahbaz

Video-FocalNets: Spatio-Temporal Focal Modulation for Video Action Recognition Conference

IEEE/CVF International Conference on Computer Vision, 2023.

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Vahidian, Saeed; Kadaveru, Sreevatsank; Baek, Woonjoon; Wang, Weijia; Kungurtsev, Vyacheslav; Chen, Chen; Shah, Mubarak; Lin, Bill

When Do Curricula Work in Federated Learning? Conference

IEEE/CVF International Conference on Computer Vision, 2023.

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Sirnam, Swetha; Rizve, Mamshad Nayeem; Kuhne, Hilde; Shah, Mubarak

Preserving Modality Structure Improves Multi-Modal Learning Conference

IEEE/CVF International Conference on Computer Vision, 2023.

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Samarasinghe, Sarinda; Nayeem, Mamshad; Kardan, Rizve Navid; Shah, Mubarak

CDFSL-V: Cross-Domain Few-Shot Learning for Videos Conference

IEEE/CVF International Conference on Computer Vision, 2023.

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Fioresi, Joseph; Dave, Ishan; Shah, Mubarak

TeD-SPAD: Temporal Distinctiveness for Self-supervised Privacy-preservation for video Anomaly Detection Conference

IEEE/CVF International Conference on Computer Vision, 2023.

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Liu, Daochang; Li, Qiyue; Dinh, Anh-Dung; Jiang, Tingting; Shah, Mubarak; Xu, Chang

Diffusion Action Segmentation Conference

IEEE/CVF International Conference on Computer Vision, 2023.

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Thawakar, Omkar; Anwer, Rao Muhammad; Laaksonen, Jorma; Reiner, Orly; Shah, Mubarak; Khan, Fahad Shahbaz

3D Mitochondria Instance Segmentation with Spatio-Temporal Transformers Conference

Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 14227, Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention – MICCAI 2023, 2023, ISBN: 978-3-031-43993-3.

Abstract | BibTeX | Links:

Kini, Jyoti; Fleischer, Sarah; Dave, Ishan; Shah, Mubarak

Ensemble Modeling for Multimodal Visual Action Recognition Workshop

22nd International Conference on Image Analysis and Processing Workshops - Multimodal Action Recognition on the MECCANO Dataset, 2023.

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Wasim, Syed Talal; Naseer, Muzammal; Khan, Salman; Khan, Fahad; Shah, Mubarak

Vita-CLIP: Video and text adaptive CLIP via Multimodal Prompting Conference

IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2023.

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Urooj, Aisha; Kuehne, Hilde; Wu, Bo; Chheu, Kim; Bousselham, Walid; Gan, Chuang; Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak

Learning Situation Hyper-Graphs for Video Question Answering Conference

IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2023.

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Dave, Ishan Rajendrakumar; Rizve, Mamshad Nayeem; Chen, Chen; Shah, Mubarak

TimeBalance: Temporally-Invariant and Temporally-Distinctive Video Representations for Semi-Supervised Action Recognition Conference

IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2023.

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Zhu, Sijie; Yang, Linjie; Chen, Chen; Shah, Mubarak; Shen, Xiaohui; Wang, Heng

R2Former: Unified retrieval and ranking Transformer for Place Recognition Conference

IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2023.

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Bhunia, Ankan Kumar; Khan, Salman; Cholakkal, Hisham; Anwer, Rao Muhammad; Laaksonen, Jorma Tapio; Shah, Mubarak; Khan, Fahad

Person Image Synthesis via Denoising Diffusion Model Conference

IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2023.

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Clark, Brandon Eric; Kerrigan, Alec; Kulkarni, Parth Parag; Cepeda, Vicente Vivanco; Shah, Mubarak

Where We Are and What We're Looking At: Query Based Worldwide Image Geo-localization Using Hierarchies and Scenes Conference

IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2023.

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Rizve, Mamshad Nayeem; Mittal, Gaurav; Yu, Ye; Hall, Matthew; Sajeev, Sandra; Shah, Mubarak; Chen, Mei

PivoTAL: Prior-Driven Supervision for Weakly-Supervised Temporal Action Localization Conference

IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2023.

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Gupta, Rohit; Roy, Anirban; Kim, Sujeong; Christensen, Claire; Grindal, Todd; Gerard, Sarah Nixon; Cincebeaux, Madeline; Divakaran, Ajay; Shah, Mubarak

Class Prototypes based Contrastive Learning for Classifying Multi-Label and Fine-Grained Educational Videos Conference

IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2023.

Abstract | BibTeX | Links:

Zheng, Ce; Wu, Wenhan; Chen, Chen; Yang, Taojiannan; Zhu, Sijie; Shen, Ju; Kehtarnavaz, Nasser; Shah, Mubarak

Deep Learning-Based Human Pose Estimation: A Survey Journal Article

In: ACM Computing Surveys, 2023.

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Kini, Jyoti; Mian, Ajmal; Shah, Mubarak

3DMODT: Attention-Guided Affinities for Joint Detection & Tracking in 3D Point Clouds Conference

IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2023.

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Sangam, Tushar; Dave, Ishan Rajendrakumar; Sultani, Waqas; Shah, Mubarak

TransVisDrone: Spatio-Temporal Transformer for Vision-based Drone-to-Drone Detection in Aerial Videos Conference

IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2023.

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Yang, Peiyu; Akhtar, Naveed; Wen, Zeyi; Shah, Mubarak; Mian, Ajmal

Re-calibrating Feature Attributions for Model Interpretation Conference

Re-calibrating Feature Attributions for Model Interpretation, Eleventh International Conference on Learning Representations (ICLR), notable top 25%, 2023.

BibTeX

Beetham, James; Kardan, Navid; Mian, Ajmal; Shah, Mubarak

Dual Student Networks for Data-Free Model Stealing Conference

Eleventh International Conference on Learning Representations, 2023.

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Barbalau, Antonio; Ionescu, Radu Tudor; Georgescu, Mariana-Iuliana; Dueholm, Jacob; Ramachandra, Bharathkumar; Nasrollahi, Kamal; Khan, Fahad Shahbaz; Moeslund, Thomas B.; Shah, Mubarak

SSMTL++: Revisiting Self-Supervised Multi-Task Learning for Video Anomaly Detection Journal Article

In: Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 2023.

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Vahidian, Saeed; Morafah, Mahdi; Wang, Weijia; Kungurtsev, Vyacheslav; Chen, Chen; Shah, Mubarak; Lin, Bill

Efficient Distribution Similarity Identification in Clustered Federated Learning via Principal Angles Between Client Data Subspaces Conference

37th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2023.

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Gupta, Rohit; Akhtar, Naveed; Mian, Ajmal; Shah, Mubarak

Contrastive Self-Supervised Learning Leads to Higher Adversarial Susceptibility Conference

37th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, 2023.

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2022

Xu, Ziwei; Rawat, Yogesh; Wong, Yongkang; Kankanhalli, Mohan; Shah, Mubarak

Don’t Pour Cereal into Coffee: Differentiable Temporal Logic for Temporal Action Segmentation Conference

36th Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS 2022), 2022.

Abstract | BibTeX | Links:

Khan, Aisha Urooj; Kuehne, Hilde; Gan, Chuang; Lobo, Niels Da Vitoria; Shah, Mubarak

Weakly Supervised Grounding for VQA in Vision-Language Transformers Conference

European Conference on Computer Vision, 2022.

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Rizve, Mamshad Nayeem; Kardan, Navid; Shah, Mubarak

Towards Realistic Semi-Supervised Learning Conference

European Conference on Computer Vision, 2022.

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Rizve, Mamshad Nayeem; Kardan, Navid; Khan, Salman; Khan, Fahad Shahbaz; Shah, Mubarak

OpenLDN: Learning to Discover Novel Classes for Open-World Semi-Supervised Learning Conference

European Conference on Computer Vision, 2022.

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Vyas, Shruti; Chen, Chen; Shah, Mubarak

GAMa: Cross-view Video Geo-localization Conference

European Conference on Computer Vision, 2022.

Abstract | BibTeX | Links:

Kumar, Aakash; Kini, Jyoti; Mian, Ajmal; Shah, Mubarak

Self Supervised Learning for Multiple Object Tracking in 3D Point Clouds Conference

2022 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2022.

Abstract | BibTeX | Links:

Pillai, Manu S; Bhattacharya, Abhijeet; Baweja, Tanmay; Gupta, Rohit; Shah, Mubarak

DEEPSAR: Vessel Detection In SAR Imagery With Noisy Labels Conference

IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, 2022.

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Kini, Jyoti; Shah, Mubarak

Tag-Based Attention Guided Bottom-Up Approach for Video Instance Segmentation Conference

26th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2022.

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Beetham, James; Kardan, Navid; Mian, Ajmal; Shah, Mubarak

Detecting Compromised Architecture/Weights of a Deep Model Conference

26th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2022.

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Ristea, Nicolae-Catalin; Madan, Neelu; Ionescu, Radu Tudor; Nasrollahi, Kamal; Khan, Fahad Shahbaz; Moeslund, Thomas B.; Shah, Mubarak

Self-Supervised Predictive Convolutional Attentive Block for Anomaly Detection Conference

IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2022.

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Zhu, Sijie; Shah, Mubarak; Chen, Chen

TransGeo: Transformer Is All You Need for Cross-view Image Geo-localization Conference

IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2022.

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Cao, Jiale; Pang, Yenwai; Anwer, Rao Muhammad; Cholakkal, Hisham; Xie, Jin; Shah, Mubarak; Khan, Fahad Shahbaz

PSTR: End-to-End One-Step Person Search With Transformers Conference

IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2022.

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Gupta, Akshita; Narayan, Sanath; Joseph, K J; Khan, Salman; Khan, Fahad Shahbaz; Shah, Mubarak

OW-DETR: Open-world Detection Transformer Conference

IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2022.

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Acsintoae, Andra; Florescu, Andrei; Georgescu, Mariana-Iuliana; Mare, Tudor; Sumedrea, Paul; Ionescu, Radu Tudor; Khan, Fahad Shahbaz; Shah, Mubarak

UBnormal: New Benchmark for Supervised Open-Set Video Anomaly Detection Conference

IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2022.

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Karim, Nazmul; Rizve, Mamshad Nayeem; Rahnavard, Nazanin; Mian, Ajmal; Shah, Mubarak

UNICON: Combating Label Noise Through Uniform Selection and Contrastive Learning Conference

IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2022.

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Dave, Ishan Rajendrakumar; Chen, Chen; Shah, Mubarak

SPAct: Self-supervised Privacy Preservation for Action Recognition Conference

IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2022.

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Dave, Ishan; Gupta, Rohit; Rizve, Mamshad Nayeem; Shah, Mubarak

TCLR: Temporal Contrastive Learning for Video Representation Journal Article

In: Computer Vision and Image Understanding, vol. 219, iss. 1077-3142, pp. 103406, 2022.

Abstract | BibTeX | Links:

Kini, Jyoti; Khan, Fahad Shahbaz; Khan, Salman; Shah, Mubarak

Self-Supervised Video Object Segmentation via Cutout Prediction and Tagging Technical Report

no. arXiv:2204.10846, 2022.

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Fellowships
  • Fellow, ACM (Association for Computing Machinery), 2021.
  • Fellow, NAI (National Academy of Inventors), 2020.
  • Fellow, AAAS (American Association of Advancement of Science), 2010.
  • Fellow, SPIE (Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers), 2008.
  • Fellow, IAPR (International Association of Pattern Recognition), 2006.
  • Fellow, IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers), 2003.
Other Awards
  • ACM SIGMM award for Outstanding Technical Contributions to Multimedia Computing, Communications and Applications, 2019.
  • Inducted to UCF Chapter of National Academy of Innovators, December 2017.
  • UCF Luminary Award, October 2017
  • University Excellence in Research Award, 2017.
  • Faculty Excellence in Mentoring Doctoral Students Award, 2017
  • Top 10% Paper Award at International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP-2014), 2014.
  • 2nd place in NHK Where is beauty? Grand Challenge at the ACM Multimedia 2013 conference.
  • NGA(National Geo-spatial Intelligence Agency) Best Research Poster award at NARP Symposium Award, 2013.
  • University Distinguished Researcher award, 2012.
  • College of Engineering & Computer Science Advisory Board Award For Faculty Excellence, 2011
  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) award, 2011.
  • Finalist for the Best Paper award, ACM Conference on Multimedia, 2010.
  • ACM Distinguished Speaker (DSP), 2008-2014.
  • University Distinguished Researcher award, 2007.
  • Sindhi Association of North American award, 2007.
  • Pegasus Professor, 2006.
  • UCF Millionaires' Club, 2005, 2006, 2009-2013, 2015.
  • Honorable mention, ICCV 2005 Where Am I? Challenge Problem.
  • Finalist for the Best Paper award, ACM Conference on Multimedia, 2005.
  • Research Incentive Award (RIA), 2003, 2009, 2014.
  • Teaching Incentive Program (TIP) Award, 1996, 2003.
  • IEEE Distinguished Visitors Program Speaker, 1997-2000.
  • Engineering Achievement Award of Information Systems Division of Harris Corporation, 1999.
  • IEEE Outstanding Engineering Educator Award, 1997.
  • TOKTEN awards by UNDP, 1992, 1995, 2000.
  • Philips International Institute Scholarship 1980.
  • ACM Member
  • ACM SIGMM Member
  • IEEE Life Fellow
  • IEEE Computer Society Member
Courses Taught
  • Have taught ten different courses at the graduate and undergraduate level, introduced a new honors course (co-taught with a Mathematics Professor), and directed numerous independent studies of undergraduate and graduate students;
  • Have conducted seven short courses and tutorials in ve different countries (Italy, US, Pakistan, Mexico, Taiwan) (http://www.cs.ucf.edu/vision/accv2000h-6.pdf.);
  • I have authored an unpublished book Fundamental of Computer Vision, which I use for my class and is also available on the web: http://www.cs.ucf.edu/courses/cap6411/book.pdf.
  • My pedagogical contributions are covered in four text books by popular authors: Computer Vision: Algorithms and Applications, Richard Szeliski; Robot Vision, Haralick and Shapiro; Introductory Techniques for 3D Computer Vision, Veri and Trucco; and Computer Vision, Shapiro and Stockman.
  • I have provided videos of my Computer Vision Lectures on youtube, which has received close to one million views: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLd3hlSJsX_ Imk_BPmB_H3AQjFKZS9XgZm
  1. CAP 6412 Advanced Computer Vision https://www.crcv.ucf.edu/courses/cap6412-spring-2019/
  2. CAP 5415 Computer Vision http://www.cs.ucf.edu/courses/cap6411/cap5415
  3. CAP 6411 Computer Vision Systems http://www.cs.ucf.edu/courses/cap6411/cap6411/fall02/cap6411_fall02.html
  4. COT 6505 Numerical Optimization http://www.cs.ucf.edu/courses/cap6411/cot6505/spring03/cot6505_sp03.html
  5. CAP 3930H Computer Vision Guided Tour of Mathematics
  6. CAP 6938 Special Topics: Mathematical Tools for Computer Vision
  7. CAP 4932 Intro Robot Vision
  8. COT 4110 Numerical Calculus
  9. COP 3400 Assembly Language
  10. COP 3402 Systems Concepts and Programming