SoC 2009 student proposals
Student Proposals: Student info and short project synopsis, with link to a new Wiki page where the project is expanded in full detail. See template below:
- 1 MO Faruque Sarker: Handling very large images using VIPS
- 2 Lukáš Jirkovský
- 3 Prashant Kumar Aanand
- 4 León Moctezuma: QuickTimeVR Playback in VLC
- 5 Dev Ghosh: Mosaic Mode for Hugin/Panotools
- 6 Yulia Kotseruba: Straight-line detection for automated lens calibration
- 7 Mokhtar M. Khorshid: Accounting for Camera Movements
- 8 Tim Nugent
- 9 Seth Berrier: Simple Masking & Bracketed/HDR Exposure Stacks
- 10 James Legg: Enblend / Enfuse Gimp plugin
- 11 Sumit Sinha
- 12 Joe Templeman
- 13 Achin Agarwal
- 14 Satyajeet Singh
MO Faruque Sarker: Handling very large images using VIPS
- A second year PhD student at U of Wales, Newport under Robotic Intelligence Lab (my homepage at: http://ril.newport.ac.uk/sarker/index.php).
- Coding Platform: Ubuntu 8.10 x64, Pentium 4 3GHz, 32GB RAM
- I'm interested to work in processing large images in Hugin. We have got a 16 mega-pixel Prosilica GE4900C CCD camera for tracking about 30 mobile robots. It gives about 50MB image file per frame using a huge memory. I'm running my tracking algorithm on Ubuntu 8.10 x64 and got some nice results of tracking markers (http://ril.newport.ac.uk/sarker/index.php?pid=21).
- first year undergrad of University of West Bohemia
- Platform used for coding: Arch Linux, Pentium 4 Northwood 2GHz, 1.5 GB RAM
- Coding skills: C++, PHP, Java, Matlab
- Ghost removal for enfuse
- http://socghop.appspot.com/student_proposal/show/google/gsoc2009/stativ/t123797116006 Project proposal in Google's webapp
Prashant Kumar Aanand
- 2rd Year student pursuing a Bachelors in Architecture and Regional Planning at Indian Institute of Technology, INDIA.
- Coding platform : Ubuntu 8.10 * 32; Pentium 4; 3GHz; 2GB Ram.
- coding skills : c++, Java, Matlab.
- Hugin colour balancing :- introducing new features like temperature curves etc
- Hugin raw support : better modularization
León Moctezuma: QuickTimeVR Playback in VLC
- Enrolled last Semester Bachelor of Computer Science at [www.buap.mx Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla].
- Coding Platform: Ubuntu 8.10
- Project proposal on the VideoLAN Wiki
- Mentor (VLC): Most likely Antoine Cellier.
- Comentor (FreePV): Yuval Levy. Note: we're discussing this with VLC / Jean-Baptiste Kempf, including Wiimote navigation.
- http://socghop.appspot.com/student_proposal/review/google/gsoc2009/leonox/t123831053541 Google webapp proposal
Dev Ghosh: Mosaic Mode for Hugin/Panotools
- PhD candidate, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
- Coding Platform: Ubuntu 8.10, AMD Athlon 64 3500+, 2 GB RAM, Eclipse
- Coding skills: C/C++, MATLAB, Python
- Possible Mentor: Daniel German
- Mosaic Mode for Hugin/Panotools
- Google webapp Proposal Link: (Incomplete and can't edit right now. Please see wiki link above.) http://socghop.appspot.com/student_proposal/show/google/gsoc2009/dkg/t123865551999
Yulia Kotseruba: Straight-line detection for automated lens calibration
- 4th year Computer Science student at University of Toronto studying Artificial Intelligence
- Coding Platform: Mac OS 10.5.6, 2.53 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 4 GB RAM, XCode, Eclipse
- Coding skills: C/C++, Java, Python, Matlab, OpenGL, Prolog
- Straight-line detection for automated lens calibration
- http://socghop.appspot.com/student_proposal/show/google/gsoc2009/albiorix/t123854228105 Google proposal
Mokhtar M. Khorshid: Accounting for Camera Movements
- Holder of B.S. in Computer Science & Mathematics from AUC (top of my class) and starting my master studies in Computer Science.
- Coding Platform: Vista 64-bit (as well as Windows XP 32-bit Professional & Ubuntu 8.10 on secondary machines), Quad Core 2.4 GHz, 6GB RAM, 8800 GTS graphics card, Visual Studio 2005/2008 .NET (in addition to Eclipse + GCC).
- Coding skills: Expert in C++ (10+ years), seasoned algorithm designer (ACM programming contestant that ranked 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th in various national and regional contests), I have experience with Computer graphics, OpenGL, and wxWidgets. Last year I participated in GSoC and built the wxWallCtrl, check an unofficial binary sample here: . I am familiar with SVN, Perforce, and SourceSafe and most bug tracking systems.
- I am the lead software architect of the I2B game project ()
- Accounting for Camera Movements
- My GSoC proposal link is . We are currently discussing concrete requirements since task may be altered.
- 3rd Year PhD student in Bioinformatics at University College London, UK
- Ubuntu and Centos Linux, with XP imprisoned in Vmware
- Coding skills: C/C++, Perl
- Straight-line detection for automated lens calibration
- Bracketing Panorama Model
Seth Berrier: Simple Masking & Bracketed/HDR Exposure Stacks
(Sorry for the last minute addition. Hope I can find room among this qualified bunch!)
- 6th Year PhD student & Doctoral Candidate in Computer Science at University of Minnestoa, USA
- Main Coding Platform: Mac OS X 10.5 w/ Apple GNU Toolchain & Eclipse IDE, 15" MacBook Pro, 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo, 4G mem, NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT
- Other Platforms:
- Win XP Pro w/ Visual C++ & VS .net, 2k5 or 2k8 OR MinGW & Eclipse IDE
- Other *nix platforms (Ubuntu & Solaris in particular) using basic GNU toolchain from shell
- Computer Science Knowledge:
- Very experienced in OpenGL, GLUT, Cg and general graphics algorithms
- Basic knowledge of Qt GUI programming & Qt Eclipse integration
- Experienced with Matlab and some LabVIEW
- Good Numerical Methods foundation with some practical experience
- Basic, non-theoretical experience in real-time image processing for computer vision (Hough transform, Canny edge detection, etc)
- Simple Masking & Bracketed/HDR Exposure Stacks
James Legg: Enblend / Enfuse Gimp plugin
- I'm in the third and final year of a Computer Science and Mathmatics BSc at the University of York, in the United Kingdom.
- Coding Platform: Ubuntu 8.10, Pentium dual-core 2GHz, 2GB RAM
- The Enfuse / Enblend Gimp plugin will allow a user of the Gimp to use the Enblend or Enfuse algorithms to merge layers of an image through the Gimp's menu or using a Gimp script.
- 2rd Year student pursuing a Bachelors degree in Computer Science at Indian Institute of Technology, INDIA
- Coding Platform: Vista 32-bit, Dual Core 1.6 GHz, 1GB RAM, Visual Studio 2005/2008 .NET.
- Coding skills: C/C++, JAVA
- Better Algorithm for Seam Optimization in Enblend/Enfuse
- Hugin RAW support
- Studying at Imperial College London, 2nd Year Computing MEng student
- Main coding platform: Ubuntu 8.04: 2.66Ghz C2D E6750, 4GB RAM, Eclipse, GDB etc
- Alternative platforms include Windows XP, Dell D430, 1.2Ghz C2D ULV, 2GB RAM, Visual Studio 2005/2008, Eclipse
- Experienced C and Java, also C++, Haskell, Prolog
- Strong mathematical and theortical grounding including
- Logical/Inductive reasoning about programs
- Formal specifications
- Software engineering design patterns
- Nikon D50, D1H, 8mm Peleng fisheye, 15-30mm Sigma
- I’ve not been very active recently but I invested a lot of time into Hugin and panoramas in general and hosted a load on Flickr.
- I’ve also worked as a part time post-production photography consultant specialising in photo-stitching, specifically Hugin.
- http://www.bennorthover.com/folio4.html (The stereographic projections I assisted on are 3,4 and 5th and published as an advert in the economist)
- Mask editing built into hugin, moving on to a enblend plugin for gimp for further and more specific mask editing.
- googleapp proposal
- Second year undergraduate student of Computer Science and Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.
- Coding Platform: Intel Core 2 Duo, 2.53 GHz, 512 MB graphics card NVIDIA chipset2250, Windows XP, Visual Studio 2005/2008.
- Coding skills: C, C++, Java, OpenGL, MATLAB.
- Utility for creating a Philosphere.
- Final year undergraduate student at Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, Delhi University, New Delhi, India.
- Coding: Intel P4 3.0 GHz, 1 GB RAM, Windows XP, Fedora Core 9, Visual Studio 2008, OpenCV
- Coding Skills: C, C++, Visual Basic. I like coding and have developed recent interest in the field of Image Processing in last 10 months.
- Canon 7.2 Mega Pixel Camera
- Yes, I do photograph panaroma
You and Us:
- Open Source Projects:
- OMR-AI: Low cost OMR processing solution
- DEDUCTO: A board game for OLPC
- Vision of Project: Many a times when creating panoramas, there may be moving objects and high exposure difference which can disturb resulting panorama. I wish to create a continuous tone panorama.