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Assistant Professor

CRCV | Center for Research in Computer Vision
University of Central Florida
4328 Scorpius St.
HEC 241
Orlando, FL 32816-2365
Phone: (407) 823-6495
Fax: (407) 823-0594

Dr. Rawat is an Assistant Professor in the Center for Research in Computer Vision at UCF. His research interests lie in the intersection of Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Social Computing, and Multimedia. He received his PhD in computer science at School of Computing, National University of Singapore (2012-2017), where he worked with Professor Mohan Kankanhalli in Multimedia Analysis and Synthesis Lab. His PhD dissertation was focused on enhancing photography experience of users utilizing social media and camera sensors. It was centered around computational media aesthetics and analysis of social media images for photography. He did his Postdoctoral training with Professor Mubarak Shah in the Center for Research in Computer Vision at UCF from 2017-2019. He obtained his BTech degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, IIT-BHU, Varanasi in 2009. Before joining NUS in summer 2012, he was working at Mentor Graphics, India, (2009-2012) with Praveen Shukla where he worked in the Veloce Emulation team. He is a Table Tennis enthusiast and have won many medals in this sport. Apart from this, he like painting and drawing sketches.

For an updated list of my publications please visit my Google Scholar page.
Computer Vision, Multimedia and Deep Learning


Duarte, Kevin; Rawat, Yogesh; Shah, Mubarak

CapsuleVOS: Semi-Supervised Video Object Segmentation Using Capsule Routing Conference

International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV 2019), Seoul, South Korea, Oct 27-Nov 2, 2019.

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Tirupattur, P; Rawat, Yogesh; Spampinato, C; Shah, Mubarak

ThoughtViz: Visualizing Human Thoughts Using Generative Adversarial Network Conference

ACM Multimedia 2018, Seoul, Korea, October 22-26, 2018., 2018.

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Duarte, Kevin; Rawat, Yogesh; Shah, Mubarak

VideoCapsuleNet: A Simplified Network for Action Detection Conference

In Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (pp. 7610-7619), 2018.

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Research Interests
Computer Vision, Multimedia, and Deep Learning
Advanced Computer Vision Spring 2020
Advanced Computer Vision Spring 2018
- Feb 2020: I will serve as an Area Chair for ACM-MM 2020
- Jan 2020: Serving as Associate Editor for Machine Vision and Application
- Jan 2020: I will serve as a PC member for ICME 2020
- Dec 2019: I will serve as a PC member for CVPR 2020
- Dec 2019: I will serve as a PC member for HADCV workshop in WACV 2020
- Oct 2019: Runners-up, ActEV TRECVID 2019
- July 2019: 1 paper is accepted to ICCV 2019
- June 2019: Press cover (Robinly) @CVPR 2019
- June 2019: Organized CVPR 2019 tutorial on Capsule Networks.
Survey video
Full tutorial video.
- May 2019: I will serve as a PC member for WACV 2020
- April 2019: Paper accepted in TCSVT