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Research Staff Member
Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA


Professional Associations

Professional Associations:  ACM  |  IEEE Circuits and System Society  |  IEEE Member


Auto-Curation and Personalization of Sports Highlights Through Multimodal Excitement Measures
Merler, Michele and Joshi, Dhiraj and Nguyen, Quoc-Bao and Hammer, Stephen and Kent, John and Smith, John R and Feris, Rogerio S
Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshops, pp. 1--9, 2017


Learning to Make Better Mistakes: Semantics-aware Visual Food Recognition
Wu, Hui and Merler, Michele and Uceda-Sosa, Rosario and Smith, John R
Proceedings of the 2016 ACM on Multimedia Conference, pp. 172--176

Snap, Eat, RepEat: A Food Recognition Engine for Dietary Logging
Merler, Michele and Wu, Hui and Uceda-Sosa, Rosario and Nguyen, Quoc-Bao and Smith, John R
Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on Multimedia Assisted Dietary Management, pp. 31--40, 2016


You are what you tweet… pic! gender prediction based on semantic analysis of social media images
Merler, Michele and Cao, Liangliang and Smith, John R
Multimedia and Expo (ICME), 2015 IEEE International Conference on, pp. 1--6

A generalized framework for medical image classification and recognition
M. Abedini, N. C. F. Codella, J. H. Connell, R. Garnavi, M. Merler, S. Pankanti, J. R. Smith, T. Syeda-Mahmood
IBM Journal of Research and Development 59(2/3), 1:1-1:18, 2015

Massive-scale learning of image and video semantic concepts
J. R. Smith, L. Cao, N. C. F. Codella, M. L. Hill, M. Merler, Q. B. Nguyen, E. Pring, R. A. Uceda-Sosa
IBM Journal of Research and Development 59(2/3), 7:1-7:13, 2015

Heterogeneous Semantic Level Features Fusion for Action Recognition
Junjie Cai, Michele Merler, Sharath Pankanti, Qi Tian
Proceedings of the 5th ACM on International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval, pp. 307--314, 2015

You are what you tweet...pic! gender prediction based on semantic analysis of social media images
M. Merler, Liangliang Cao, J. R. Smith
2015 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME), pp. 1-6


Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention -- MICCAI 2014: 17th International Conference, Boston, MA, USA, September 14-18, 2014, Proceedings, Part II
Noel Codella, Jonathan Connell, Sharath Pankanti, Michele Merler, John R. Smith
Springer International Publishing, 2014

Modeling Attributes from Category-Attribute Proportions
Felix X. Yu, Liangliang Cao, Michele Merler, Noel Codella, Tao Chen, John R. Smith, Shih-Fu Chang
Proceedings of the 22Nd ACM International Conference on Multimedia, pp. 977--980, 2014


Large-scale video event classification using dynamic temporal pyramid matching of visual semantics
N. C. E. Codella, G. Hua, L. Cao, M. Merler, L. Gong, M. Hill, J. R. Smith
2013 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, pp. 2877-2881

IBM Research at ImageCLEF 2013 Medical Tasks
Mani Abedini, Liangliang Cao, Noel Codella, Jonathan H. Connell, Rahil Garnavi, Amir Geva, Michele Merler, Quoc-Bao Nguyen, Sharathchandra U. Pankanti, John R. Smith, Xingzhi Sun, and Asaf Tzadok
ImageCLEFmed Medical Image Retrieval Workshop at AMIA 2013


Semantic model vectors for complex video event recognition
Michele Merler, Bert Huang, Lexing Xie, Gang Hua, Apostol Natsev
Multimedia, IEEE Transactions on 14(1), 88--101, IEEE, 2012


Selecting the Best Faces to Index Presentation Videos
Michele Merler and John Kender
ACM Multimedia, pp. 1461 - 1464, 2011

IBM Research and Columbia University TRECVID-2011 Multimedia Event Detection (MED) System
Liangliang Cao, Shih-Fu Chang, Noel Codella, Courtenay Cotton, Dan Ellis, Leiguang Gong, Matthew Hill, Gang Hua, John Kender, Michele Merler, Yadong Mu, Apostol Natseve, John R. Smith
NIST TRECVID Workshop, 2011

Analysis, Indexing and Visualization of Presentation Videos
Michele Merler, John R. Kender
ACM Multimedia Doctoral Symposium, pp. 871, 2011


IBM Research TRECVID-2010 Video Copy Detection and Multimedia Event Detection System
Matthew Hill, Gang Hua, Apostol Natsev, John R. Smith, Lexing Xie, Bert Huang, Michele Merler, Hua Ouyang, Mingyuan Zhou
NIST TRECVID Workshop, 2010


Large-scale multimedia semantic concept modeling using robust subspace bagging and MapReduce
Rong Yan, Marc-Olivier Fleury, Michele Merler, Apostol Natsev, John R. Smith
Proceedings of the First ACM workshop on Large-scale multimedia retrieval and mining, pp. 35--42, ACM, 2009

Semantic keyword extraction via adaptive text binarization of unstructured unsourced video
M. Merler, J.R. Kender
ICIP09, pp. 261-264, 2009

IBM research TRECVID-2009 video retrieval system
Apostol Natsev, Matthew Hill, John R. Smith, Lexing Xie, Rong Yan, Shenghua Bao, Dong Wang, Michele Merler, Yi Zhang
NIST TRECVID Workshop, 2009

Imbalanced RankBoost for efficiently ranking large-scale image/video collections
M. Merler, Rong Yan, J.R. Smith
Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2009. CVPR 2009. IEEE Conference on, pp. 2607-2614


IBM research TRECVID-2008 video retrieval system
Apostol Natsev, Wei Jiang, Michele Merler, John Smith, Jelena Tesic, Lexing Xie, Rong Yan
NIST TRECVID Workshop, 2008


Recognizing Groceries in situ Using in vitro Training Data
M. Merler, C. Galleguillos, S. Belongie
SLAM, 2007