Depth-informed Object Detection

Using the Microsoft Kinect, we gather a large dataset of indoor crowded scenes. We investigate ways to unify state-of-the-art object detection systems and improve them with depth information.

Publications

A Category-Level 3-D Object Dataset: Putting the Kinect to Work
Allison Janoch, Sergey Karayev, Yangqing Jia, Jonathan T. Barron, Mario Fritz, Kate Saenko, Trevor Darrell
ICCV-W 2011
[pdf] [dataset]

Practical 3-D Object Detection Using Category and Instance-level Appearance Models
Kate Saenko, Sergey Karayev, Yangqing Jia, Alex Shyr, Allison Janoch, Jonathan Long, Mario Fritz, Trevor Darrell
IROS 2011
[pdf]