Computer Vision

Properly relight any portrait based on the lighting of the new background you add.

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Artificial Intelligence

The next step for view synthesis: Perpetual View Generation, where the goal is to take an image to fly into it and explore the landscape!

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Artificial Intelligence, Research

A curated list of the latest breakthroughs in AI by release date with a clear video explanation, link to a more in-depth article, and code

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Even with everything that happened in the world this year, we still had the chance to see a lot of amazing research come out. Especially in the field of artificial intelligence. More, many important aspects were highlighted this year, like the ethical aspects, important biases, and much more. Artificial intelligence and our understanding of the human brain and its link to AI is constantly evolving, showing promising applications in the soon future.

Here are the most interesting research papers of the year, in case you missed any of…


Computer Vision

Generate 3D models of humans or animals moving from only a short video as input.

How hard is it for a machine to understand an image? Researchers have made a lot of progress in image classification, image detection, and image segmentation. These three tasks iteratively deepen our understanding of what’s going on in an image. In the same order, classification tells us what’s in the image. Detection tells us where it is approximately, and segmentation precisely tells us where it is.

Now, an even more complex step would be to represent this image in the real world. In other words, it would be…


Thank you! Unfortunately, no! Google has not released the code or a demo (yet)! :/


Data Visualization

Everything about current deep nets what they’ve done for vision applications. Their successes and the limitations.

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Computer Vision

GrabCut — A Google Colab NoteBook implementation for Image Matting (background removal)

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Image matting is an extremely interesting task where the goal is to find any object of interest, or human, in a picture and remove its background. This task is hard to achieve due to its complexity, finding the person, people, or objects with the perfect contour. This post reviews an exciting technique using basic computer vision algorithms to achieve this task. The GrabCut algorithm…


Glad you think so Mathias!


Artificial Intelligence

a curated list of the latest breakthroughs in AI and Data Science in April 2021 with a clear video explanation, link to a more in-depth article, and code (if applicable)

Here are the 3 most interesting research papers of the month, in case you missed any of them. It is a curated list of the latest breakthroughs in AI and Data Science by release date with a clear video explanation, link to a more in-depth article, and code (if applicable). Enjoy the read, and let me know if I missed any important papers in the comments, or by contacting me directly on LinkedIn!

Paper #1:

Create 3D Models from Images! GANverse3D & NVIDIA Omniverse [1]

This promising model called GANverse3D only needs an image to create a 3D figure that…


It is my pleasure Xu Wei. Glad you enjoyed the read!

Louis (What’s AI) Bouchard

I explain Artificial Intelligence terms and news to non-experts. Master student, AI Research Scientist, and YouTube speaker. https://www.louisbouchard.ai/

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