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Lorenzo Baraldi

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

Communications Chair for ECCV 2022 · 10/31/2021

Happy to announce that I will be joining the ECCV 2022 organizing team as Communications Chair.

ELLIS Scholar · 07/29/2021

I have been elected as an ELLIS Scholar in the ELLIS society, the European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems.

Associate Editor for Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence · 07/25/2021

I will serve as Associate Editor for the specialty section in Pattern Recognition of Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence.

From Show to Tell: A Survey on Image Captioning · 07/24/2021

Interested in Image Captioning? Our definitive guide to techniques, datasets and variants is out. Check it out!

Interview with La Repubblica · 09/23/2020

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.

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

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

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

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

From Show to Tell:  A Survey on Image Captioning

From Show to Tell: A Survey on Image Captioning
M. Stefanini, M. Cornia, L. Baraldi, S. Cascianelli, G. Fiameni, R. Cucchiara

   

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

Featured publications

Complete list is available in the publications page.

Multimodal attention networks for low-level vision-and-language navigation

Multimodal attention networks for low-level vision-and-language navigation
F. Landi, M. Cornia, L. Baraldi, M. Corsini, R. Cucchiara
Computer Vision and Image Understanding

   

Video action detection by learning graph-based spatio-temporal interactions

Video action detection by learning graph-based spatio-temporal interactions
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

Complete list is available in the teaching page.

Sistemi di Visione Artificiale (2021/2022)
Course material · Upcoming exams
Laurea in Ingegneria Informatica - Sede di Mantova
Lorenzo Baraldi, Davide Soresina

AI for Automotive / Neural Network Computing, AI and Machine Learning for Automotive / Learning algorithms for smart connected systems (2021/2022)
Course material
Laurea Magistrale in Ingegneria Informatica, Advanced Automotive Electronics Engineering, Electronics Engineering
Rita Cucchiara, Lorenzo Baraldi

Computer Vision and Cognitive Systems (2020/2021)
Course material · Upcoming exams
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