Thesis and Final Year Project Proposals

15th September 2017
Thesis and Final Year Project Proposals

Instructions to students:
  1. If you are interested in any topic or have any inquiries relating to the topic, please contact the proposer(s) who created the topic via their email listed below each name for each topic heading, and please copy the Administrator Gail Weadick gail.weadick at scss.tcd.ie.
  2. Once you have agreed on the topic with the proposer(s) and made your decision, please register your topic with Professor Smolic by emailing smolica at scss.tcd.ie and please copy the Administrator Gail Weadick gail.weadick at tcd.ie.

Available

Deep Learning for 3D Human Digitisation(PIFu) in collaboration with Logitech
Proposed in collaboration with Logitech by Amar Arslaan, Darragh Luttrell, Olivier Riviere
Primary Contact: Amar Arslaan
Email: aarslaan(at)logitech.com

Context
Pixel-aligned Implicit Function (PIFu) ...
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Usability Testing of Video Game Controllers in Virtual Reality
Proposed by Gareth W. Young
Email: YoungGa(at)tcd.ie Early video game controllers were simple, as were the games that they were used ...
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Towards explainable 3D deep neural network models for augmented reality applications
Deep neural networks are powerful black-box predictors and have achieved impressive performance on various computer vision tasks. However, it is ...
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Using GANs to Synthesize Videos of Physiotherapy Rehab Exercises from Motion Capture Data
Proposed by Richard Blythman
Email: blythmar(at)tcd.ie Motion capture systems are often used to capture ground truth 3D pose labels in combination ...
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Deep Learning for Quality Assessment of Physiotherapy Rehab Exercises
Proposed by Richard Blythman
Email: blythmar(at)tcd.ie Tele-health is fast becoming more popular and physiotherapy sessions are often undertaken during live video ...
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Haptics in Music: Exploring the role of audio-tactile vibrations in experiences of virtual reality media.
Proposed by Gareth W. Young
Email: YoungGa(at)tcd.ie Sound and touch are naturally linked and can be explored together in human-computer interactions ...
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Ongoing

Designing a robust federated learning approach in a heterogeneous environment
Proposed by Cagri Ozcinar - cagriozcinar at gmail.com Abstract: Federated learning has received attention for its efficiency and privacy benefits, ...
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Using light fields to enable deep monocular depth estimation
Proposed by: Martin Alain - alainm at scss.tcd.ie Estimating the depth of a scene from image data is one of ...
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Encrypted weight sharing using federated learning
Proposed by Cagri Ozcinar - cagriozcinar at gmail.com Abstract: Federated learning approach was built so that we can use data ...
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Completed

Style Transfer for 360 Images
Proposed by: Koustav Ghosal: ghosalk at scss.tcd.ie Sebastian Lutz: lutzs at scss.tcd.ie Pierre Matysiak: matysiap at scss.tcd.ie The aim of ...
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Designing Compressed Deep Neural Networks for Inappropriate Scene Detection
Proposed by Aakanksha Rana and Cagri Ozcinar Email: ozcinarc at scss.tcd.ie In the last few years, the data uploaded and ...
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Generating Ambisonics Using Audio-Visual Cue for Virtual Reality
Proposed by Aakanksha Rana and Cagri Ozcinar Email: ranaa at scss.tcd.ie or ozcinarc at scss.tcd.ie Multimodal representations for Augmented/Virtual Reality ...
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Designing Compact Deep Neural Networks for Multimedia Analysis
Proposed by Aakanksha Rana and Cagri Ozcinar Email: ranaa at scss.tcd.ie or ozcinarc at scss.tcd.ie With the emergence of the ...
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Deep-learning based music localization in VR using audio-visual cues
Proposed by Aakanksha Rana and Cagri Ozcinar Email: ranaa at scss.tcd.ie or ozcinarc at scss.tcd.ie Are you interested in developing ...
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Generating realistic VR using deep-learning
Proposed by Aakanksha Rana and Cagri Ozcinar Email: ranaa at scss.tcd.ie or ozcinarc at scss.tcd.ie A true sense of VR ...
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Audio-visual attention modeling using deep-learning for VR
Proposed by Aakanksha Rana and Cagri Ozcinar Email: ranaa at scss.tcd.ie or ozcinarc at scss.tcd.ie With recent interest in increased ...
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Bringing Life to the Book of Kells Busts
Proposed by Iman Zolanvari Email: Iman dot zolanvari at scss.tcd.ie Book of Kells library has busts of many great philosophers ...
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An AR Door to the History of TCD
Proposed by Iman Zolanvari & Rogerio da Silva Email: Iman dot zolanvari at scss.tcd.ie or rogerio dot silva at tcd dot ...
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A New Method for Compression of Free Viewpoint Videos
Proposed by Iman Zolanvari Email: Iman dot zolanvari at scss.tcd.ie Free Viewpoint Videos (FVV) are relatively new technology and a ...
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Interactive Gaming Gesture on AR Environment
Proposed by Iman Zolanvari Email: Iman dot zolanvari at scss.tcd.ie Realistic AR games have become recently a popular research topic ...
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Evaluating the Aesthetic Quality of Light Field Images Using Deep Learning
Proposed by Koustav Ghosal, Sebastian Lutz Email: {ghosalk / lutzs} at scss.tcd.ie In this project, the primary task will be ...
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Understanding the Geometry of Photographic Images Using Deep Learning
Proposed by Koustav Ghosal, Sebastian Lutz Email: {ghosalk / lutzs} at scss.tcd.ie The goal of this project is to explore ...
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Deep Spherical Harmonics
Proposed by Matis Hudon Email: hudonm at scss.tcd.ie Figure 1: Spherical Harmonics Representation Figure 2: Convolutional Neural Network Example In ...
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Deep style transfer for light fields
Proposed by: Martin Alain - alainm at scss.tcd.ie Mairead Grogan - groganma at scss.tcd.ie Yang Chen - cheny5 at scss.tcd.ie ...
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Video compression and streaming for virtual reality and augmented reality
Proposed by Cagri Ozcinar Email: ozcinarc at scss.tcd.ie ...
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Asymmetric compression for stereo omnidirectional VR video
Proposed by Cagri Ozcinar and Simone Croci Email: ozcinarc at scss.tcd.ie or crocis at scss.tcd.ie Considering its data-intensive representation ...
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Bitrate adaptive quantisation for omnidirectional video with a 3DoF+ capability
Proposed by Cagri Ozcinar Email: ozcinarc at scss.tcd.ie<br/ > Due to its large amount of bandwidth requirement, delivery of ...
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User behaviour analysis and modelling for augmented reality and virtual reality multimedia
Proposed by Emin Zerman - zermane at scss.tcd.ie Capturing and displaying volumetric videos are becoming easier with the developing technology ...
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Real-time 3D skeleton reconstruction using multi-view sequences
Proposed by Rafael Pagés
This project will investigate the possibilities of real time 3D skeleton estimation using multi-view video sequences ...
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3D point cloud motion tracking
Proposed by Rafael Pagés
Image-based 3D reconstruction is a very well studied field, however, there is still a lot of ...
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Multi-view video synchronisation in the wild
Proposed by Rafael Pagés
This project will study the possibilities of multi-view video synchronisation. These kind of sequences are sometimes ...
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Palette Based Image Recolouring using Neural Networks
Proposed by Mairéad Grogan
Email: mgrogan at tcd.ie
Image recolouring is an important application in computer vision, and can be used ...
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Extending soft segmentation for images to video sequences
Proposed by Mairéad Grogan
Email: mgrogan at tcd.ie
Decomposing an image into layers is an important tool when applying further processing ...
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Camera Localisation using Deep Learning for Free View-point Video Applications 
Proposed by Konstantinos Amplianitis
Summary: Free view-point video (FVV) is a system for viewing an event or a performance, allowing ...
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Data augmentation with artistic style
Proposed by: Sebastian Lutz, Tejo Chalasani, Koustav Ghosal
Input Image and 3 different styles. For humans it is still easy ...
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Extending improvements in visual saliency estimation to omnidirectional images
Proposed by: Sebastian Lutz, Tejo Chalasani, Koustav Ghosal
The goal of visual saliency estimation is to predict which parts of an ...
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AR Campus Tour
Proposed by: Sebastian Lutz, Tejo Chalasani, Koustav Ghosal
The idea of this project is to build an AR campus tour guide ...
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Automatic Irish Sign Language Recognition
Proposed by: Sebastian Lutz, Tejo Chalasani, Koustav Ghosal
CNN for gesture recognition has been applied for American Sign Language extensively ...
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Deep learning based Generative Inpainting for VR
Proposed by Aakanksha Rana and Cagri Ozcinar Email: ranaa at scss.tcd.ie or ozcinarc at scss.tcd.ie Due to its interactive look-around ...
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Neural style transfer for videos
Proposed by Pierre Matysiak and Mairéad Grogan Email : matysiap at scss.tcd.ie or mgrogan at tcd.ie Style transfer is ...
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