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Lorenzo Baraldi

Assistant Professor, AImageLab
University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
  • Email: lorenzo.baraldi -at- unimore.it
  • Curriculum: C.V.
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News

02/28/2021 · Area Chair ACM Multimedia 2021

I will participate as Area Chair to the 29th ACM International Conference on Multimedia. The deadline for paper submission is Apr. 3, 2021.

02/20/2021 · Submission accepted at NVIDIA GTC 2021

Our submission "More Efficient and Accurate Video Networks: A New Approach to Maximize the Accuracy/Computation Tradeoff" has been accepted for oral presentation at NVIDIA GTC 2021, which will take place online on April 12 -16. 

02/18/2021 · Paper accepted to Computer Vision and Image Understanding

Our paper "Video action detection by learning graph-based spatio-temporal interactions" has been accepted to Computer Vision and Image Understanding! You can read the full article here.

09/23/2020 · Interview with La Repubblica

I have been interviewed by Jaime D'Alessandro on Rep: Scienze, about Gpt-3 and Transformed-based language models. You can read the article here.

07/01/2020 · The first Workshop on Computational Aspects of Deep Learning at ICPR 2020

Together with NVAITC, we are organizing the first Workshop on Computational Aspects of Deep Learning (CADL), which will be hosted at ICPR 2020. See the website for more.

09/11/2019 · Interview at Smart City on Radio24

I have been interviewed by Maurizio Melis on Radio24. You can hear the podcast of the interview here.

08/05/2019 · LAMV is being used at Facebook to detect harmful content

Our solution for matching and detecting copied videos, published in CVPR 2018, is now being used in production scale at Facebook to detect harmful content.

See the official announcement on the Facebook newsroom website, and the Github repository with the source code.

Older news can be found in the news archive.


Recent pre-prints

Towards Sustainable Video Modeling: Progressive Architecture Shrinkage for Action Recognition

Towards Sustainable Video Modeling: Progressive Architecture Shrinkage for Action Recognition
M. Tomei, L. Baraldi, G. Fiameni, S. Bronzin, R. Cucchiara

Tell Me What To Describe: Fully-Attentive Iterative Networks for Region-Controlled Image and Video Captioning

Tell Me What To Describe: Fully-Attentive Iterative Networks for Region-Controlled Image and Video Captioning
M. Cornia, L. Baraldi, R. Cucchiara

Perceive, Transform, and Act: Multi-Modal Attention Networks for Vision-and-Language Navigation

Perceive, Transform, and Act: Multi-Modal Attention Networks for Vision-and-Language Navigation
Federico Landi, Marcella Cornia, Lorenzo Baraldi, Massimiliano Corsini, Rita Cucchiara

   


Featured publications

Complete list is available in the publications page.

STAGE: Spatio-Temporal Attention on Graph Entities for Video Action Detection

STAGE: Spatio-Temporal Attention on Graph Entities for Video Action Detection
Matteo Tomei, Lorenzo Baraldi, Simone Calderara, Simone Bronzin, Rita Cucchiara
Computer Vision and Image Understanding

   

SMArT: Training Shallow Memory-aware Transformers for Robotic Explainability

SMArT: Training Shallow Memory-aware Transformers for Robotic Explainability
Marcella Cornia, LORENZO BARALDI, Rita Cucchiara
International Conference on Robotics and Automation

 

Meshed-Memory Transformer for Image Captioning

Meshed-Memory Transformer for Image Captioning
MARCELLA CORNIA, MATTEO STEFANINI, LORENZO BARALDI, Rita CUCCHIARA
2020 IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition

   

Explore and Explain: Self-supervised Navigation and Recounting

Explore and Explain: Self-supervised Navigation and Recounting
Roberto Bigazzi, Federico Landi, Marcella Cornia, Silvia Cascianelli, Lorenzo Baraldi, Rita Cucchiara
Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on Pattern Recognition

 

Embodied Vision-and-Language Navigation with Dynamic Convolutional Filters

Embodied Vision-and-Language Navigation with Dynamic Convolutional Filters
Federico Landi, Lorenzo Baraldi, Massimiliano Corsini, Rita Cucchiara
BMVC 2019

   

Show, Control and Tell: A Framework for Generating Controllable and Grounded Captions

Show, Control and Tell: A Framework for Generating Controllable and Grounded Captions
Marcella Cornia, Lorenzo Baraldi, Rita Cucchiara
CVPR 2019

   

Art2Real: Unfolding the Reality of Artworks via Semantically-Aware Image-to-Image Translation

Art2Real: Unfolding the Reality of Artworks via Semantically-Aware Image-to-Image Translation
Matteo Tomei, Marcella Cornia, Lorenzo Baraldi, Rita Cucchiara
CVPR 2019

   

Predicting Human Eye Fixations via an LSTM-based Saliency Attentive Model

Predicting Human Eye Fixations via an LSTM-based Saliency Attentive Model
Marcella Cornia, Lorenzo Baraldi, Giuseppe Serra, Rita Cucchiara
IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON IMAGE PROCESSING

   

LAMV: Learning to align and match videos with kernelized temporal layers

LAMV: Learning to align and match videos with kernelized temporal layers
Lorenzo Baraldi, Matthijs Douze, Rita Cucchiara, Hervé Jégou
CVPR 2018

   

Hierarchical Boundary-Aware Neural Encoder for Video Captioning

Hierarchical Boundary-Aware Neural Encoder for Video Captioning
Lorenzo Baraldi, Costantino Grana, Rita Cucchiara
CVPR 2017

 


Teaching

Computer Vision and Cognitive Systems (2020/2021)
Course material
Laurea Magistrale in Ingegneria Informatica
Rita Cucchiara, Lorenzo Baraldi

Sistemi di Visione Artificiale (2020/2021)
Course material · Upcoming exams
Laurea in Ingegneria Informatica - Sede di Mantova
Lorenzo Baraldi, Davide Soresina

Neural Network Computing, AI and Machine Learning for Automotive / Learning algorithms for smart connected systems (2020/2021)
Course material · Upcoming exams
Laurea Magistrale in Ingegneria Informatica, Advanced Automotive Electronics Engineering, Electronics Engineering
Rita Cucchiara, Lorenzo Baraldi

Vision and Cognitive Systems (2019/2020)
Course material · Upcoming exams
Laurea Magistrale in Ingegneria Informatica
Rita Cucchiara, Lorenzo Baraldi

Neural Network Computing, AI and Machine Learning for Automotive (2019/2020)
Course material · Upcoming exams
Laurea Magistrale in Ingegneria Informatica
Rita Cucchiara, Lorenzo Baraldi

Vision and Cognitive Systems (2018/2019)
Course material · Upcoming exams
Laurea Magistrale in Ingegneria Informatica
Rita Cucchiara, Lorenzo Baraldi

Past courses

  • Fundamentals of Computer Science I, Assistant (2018)
  • Computer Vision, Laboratory lecturer (2018)
  • Fundamentals of Computer Science I, Tutor (2017)
  • Computer Vision, Laboratory lecturer (2017)
  • Fundamentals of Computer Science I, Tutor (2016)
  • Computer Vision, Laboratory lecturer (2016)
  • Visual Computing and Multimedia Technologies, Laboratory lecturer (2015)
  • Machine Learning and Patter Recognition, Teaching assistant (2015) - three lectures on Deep Learning and Convolutional Neural Networks [Lab notes]
  • Fundamentals of Computer Science I, Tutor (2015)
  • Computer Vision, Laboratory lecturer (2015)