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Associate Professor

Department of Computer Science
University of Central Florida
4328 Scorpius St.
HEC 252
Orlando, FL 32816-2364

Phone: (407) 823-2873
Fax: (407) 823-0594
Email: niels@cs.ucf.edu

 
 
 
I received the B. Sc. (Honors) degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Dalhousie University, Canada, and the Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Toronto.

My graduate students reside in the Computer Vision Laboratory.

2021

Ott, Aaron; Mazaheri, Amir; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak

Deep Photo Cropper and Enhancer Journal Article

In: CoRR, abs/2008.00634 , 2021.

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

Found a Reason for me? Weakly-supervised Grounded Visual Question Answering using Capsules Conference

IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2021.

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2020

Khan, Aisha Urooj; Mazaheri, Amir; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak

MMFT-BERT: Multimodal Fusion Transformer with BERT Encodings for Visual Question Answering Conference

Proceedings of the 2020 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing: Findings, EMNLP, 2020.

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Sharghi, Aidean; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak

Text Synopsis Generation for Egocentric Videos Conference

International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2020.

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2019

Vaca-Castano, Gonzalo; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak

Holistic Object Detection and Image Understanding Journal Article

In: Computer Vision and Image Understanding, vol. 181 , pp. 1-13, 2019.

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Lobo, Niels Da Vitoria; Shah, Mubarak

UCF's 30-Year REU Site in Computer Vision Journal Article

In: Communications of the ACM, January 2019, Vol. 62 No. 1, Pages 31-34, 2019.

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2017

Prokaj, Jan; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels

Scale Space Based Grammar for Hand Detection Conference

Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2017.

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2016

Vaca-Castano, Gonzalo; Das, Samarjit; Sousa, Joao P.; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak

Improved scene identification and object detection on egocentric vision of daily activities Journal Article

In: Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 2016.

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2013

Gupta, P.; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; LaViola, J. J.; Harter, Jon; Napieralski, Phillip

Markerless Tracking And Gesture Recognition Using Polar Correlation of Camera Optical Flow Conference

Machine Vision and Applications Journal, 2013.

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Gupta, P.; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; LaViola, J. J.; Harter, Jon; Napieralski, Phillip

Markerless Tracking And Gesture Recognition Using Polar Correlation of Camera Optical Flow Journal Article

In: Machine Vision and Applications Journal, 2013.

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2010

Li, Xin; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak

GAUSS: An NSF CSUMS project at UCF Conference

2nd International Conference on Education Technology and Computer (ICETC), Shanghai, China, June 22-24, 2010.

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2007

Schwarz, Chris; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels

The Camera-driven Interactive Table Conference

IEEE WACV,, 2007.

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2006

Smith, Paul; Shah, Mubarak; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels

Integrating Multiple Levels of Zoom to Enable Activity Analysis Journal Article

In: Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 2006.

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2005

Smith, Paul; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak

Temporal Boost for Event Recognition Conference

IEEE ICCV, 2005.

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Batz, D.; Batz, M.; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak

Visual System for Monitoring Medication Intake Conference

Procs. Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision, 2005.

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Garcia, J.; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak; Feinstein, J.

Finding Heads in Single Images Conference

Procs. Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision, 2005.

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Schwarz, Chris; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels

Hand Pose Detection using Segments Conference

Proc. CRV2005, 2005.

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Garcia, Justin; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak; Feinstein, J.

Finding Heads in Single Images Conference

Proc. CRV, 2005.

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Batz, David; Batz, Michael; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak

Visual System for Monitoring Medication Intake Conference

Proc CRV, 2005.

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Schwarz, Chris; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels

Hand Pose Detection using Segments Conference

CRV, 2005.

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2004

Wells, Michael; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak

Automatic Visual Tracking for Analysis of Lifting Conference

Irish Machine Vision and Image Processing Conference, 2004.

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Smith, Paul; Shah, Mubarak; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels

Integrating and Employing Multiple Levels of Zoom for Activity Recognition Conference

2004.

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Wells, Michael; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak

Automatic Visual Tracking for Analysis of Lifting Conference

Proc. IMVIP, 2004.

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III, Alfred K. Levy; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak

Object Tracking in Low Frame-Rate Video Conference

Proc. IMVIP2004, 2004.

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2003

Smith, Paul; Shah, Mubarak; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels

Determining Driver Visual Attention with One Camera Conference

IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 2003.

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Datta, Ankur; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Leeson, John

Novel Feature Vector for Image Authentication Conference

ICME, 2003.

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Bhatt, Jigna; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak; G., Bebis

Automatic recognition of a baby gesture Conference

ICTAI, 2003.

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Datta, Ankur; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak

Person-on-Person Violence Detection in Moving and Stationary Camera Videos Conference

IASTED conference, 2003.

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Smith, Paul; Shah, Mubarak; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels

Determining Driver Visual Attention with One Camera Journal Article

In: IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2003.

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2002

Dever, Jaime; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak

Automatic Visual Recognition of Armed Robbery Conference

IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2002.

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Datta, Ankur; Shah, Mubarak; Lobo, Niels Da Vitoria

Person-on-Person Violence Detection in Video Data Conference

IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2002.

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Russo, Richard; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak

A Computer Vision System for Monitoring Production of Fast Food Conference

Asian Conference on Computer Vision, 2002.

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A., Myles; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak

Wheelchair Detection in a Calibrated Environment Conference

ACCV, 2002.

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Datta, Ankur; Shah, Mubarak; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels

Person-on-Person Violence Detection in Video Data Conference

International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2002.

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Dever, Jaime; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak

Automatic Visual Recognition of Armed Robbery Conference

IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2002.

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III, Walter Phillips; Shah, Mubarak; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels

Flame Recognition in Video Journal Article

In: Pattern Recognition Letters, 2002.

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Russo, Richard; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak

A Computer Vision System for Monitoring Production of Fast Food Conference

Asian Conference on Computer Vision, 2002.

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III, Walter Phillips; Shah, Mubarak; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels

Flame Recognition in Video, Conference

Pattern Recognition Letters, 23 , 2002.

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2001

Yilmaz, Alper; Shafique, Khurram; Shah, Mubarak; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels

Target-Tracking in FLIR Imagery Using Mean-Shift and Global Motion Compensation Workshop

Workshop on Computer Vision Beyond the Visible Spectrum, 2001.

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B., Bracewell D.; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak

Human identification through body measurements Conference

Proceedings of Computers and Their Applications, 2001.

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Wallick, M.; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak

A System for Placing Videotaped and Digital Lectures Online Conference

International Symposium on Intelligent Multimedia, Video and Speech, 2001.

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Wallick, M.; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak

Computer Vision Framework for Analyzing Projections from Video of Lectures Conference

International Journal of Computers and Their Applications - Special Issue on Intelligent Systems, 2001.

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Wallick, M.; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak

A Computer Vision Framework for Analyzing Computer and Overhead Projections from Within Video Journal Article

In: International Journal of Computers and Their Applications - Special Issue on Intelligent Systems, 2001.

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2000

Smith, Paul; Shah, Mubarak; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels

Monitoring Head/Eye Motion for Driver Alertness with One Camera Conference

Fifteenth IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2000.

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Wu, Andrew; Shah, Mubarak; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels

A Virtual 3D Blackboard: 3D Finger Tracking using a single camera Conference

FG'2000 Fourth IEEE International Conference on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition, 2000.

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Wallick, M.; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Shah, Mubarak

Computer Vision Framework for Analyzing Projections from Video of Lectures Conference

ISCA 9th International Conference for Intelligent Systems, 2000.

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Haering, Niels; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels; Qian, Richard; Sezan, Ibrahim

A Framework for Designing Event Detectors, Conference

Asian Conference on Computer Vision, 2000.

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III, Walter Phillips; Shah, Mubarak; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels

Flame Detection in Video Workshop

2000.

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III, Walter Phillips; Shah, Mubarak; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels

Flame Detection in Video Conference

Applications of Computer Vision, 2000.

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Smith, Paul; Shah, Mubarak; da Vitoria Lobo, Niels

Monitoring Head/Eye Motion for Driver Alertness with One Camera Conference

Fifteenth IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2000.

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da Vitoria Lobo N. and Kwon Y. “Age classification from facial images”, U.S. Patent Number xxxxxxx, issued August 1998.

da Vitoria Lobo N. and Kwon Y. “Face detection using templates”, U.S. Patent Number 5835616, issued November 1998.

da Vitoria Lobo N. and Chen J., “Real-time fluid modeling using Navier-Stokes equations”, U.S. Patent Number 5537641, issued July 1996.