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Computer Vision and Robotics Research Lab

Department of Computer Science and Engineering

University of California, San Diego


SERF Building, Room 150, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093-0434

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Book chapters

C. Tran and M.M. Trivedi, "Vision for Driver Assistance: Looking at People in a Vehicle”, Guide to Visual Analysis of Humans: Looking at People, Springer. Editors T.B. Moeslund, L. Sigal, V. Krueger, and A. Hilton, 2011. (pdf)


C. Tran, A. Doshi, and M.M. Trivedi, "Modeling and Prediction of Driver Behavior by Foot Gesture Analysis", Computer Vision and Image Understanding, vol. 116, no.3, pp. 435-445, 2012. (pdf)

C. Tran and M.M. Trivedi, “3D Posture and Gesture Recognition for Interactivity in Smart Space”,  IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 178-187, Feb 2012. (pdf)

A. Doshi, C. Tran, M.H. Wilder, M.C. Mozer, M.M. Trivedi, “Sequential Dependencies in Driving”, Cognitive Science, vol. 36, no. 5, pp. 948-963,, 2012. (pdf)

M.B. Holte, C. Tran, M.M. Trivedi, and T.B. Moeslund, "Human 3D Body Modeling, Pose Estimation and Activity Recognition from Multi-View Videos: Comparative Explorations of Recent Developments", IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Special Issue on Emerging Techniques in 3D, vol. 6, no. 5, pp. 538-552,, 2012.

B.T. Morris, C. Tran, G. Scora, M.M Trivedi, and M.J. Barth, “Real-Time Video-Based Traffic Measurement and Visualization System for Energy/Emissions”, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 1667-1678,, 2012.


C. Tran, A. Doshi, and M.M. Trivedi, "Investigating Pedal Errors and Multi-modal Effects: Novel Driving Testbeds and Experimental Analysis", IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2012.

A. Tawari, C. Tran, A. Doshi, T.O. Zander, and M.M. Trivedi, "Multisensory Signals Acquisition and Analysis in Dyadic Interactions", ACM SIGCHI, 2012.

M. B. Holte, C. Tran, M.M. Trivedi, and T.B. Moeslund, "Human Activity Recognition using Multiple Views: A Comparative Perspective on Recent Developments", Workshop on Multimedia Access to 3D Human Objects, ACM International Conference on Multimedia, Nov 2011. (pdf)

C. Tran, A. Doshi, M.M. Trivedi, “Pedal Errors Prediction by Driver Foot Gesture Analysis: A Vision-based Inquiry”, Oral Presentation, IEEE Intelligent Vehicle Symposium, June 2011. (pdf)

G. Scora, B. Morris, C. Tran, M. Barth, and M.M. Trivedi, “Real-Time Roadway Emissions Estimation using Visual Traffic Measurements”, IEEE Forum on Integrated and Sustainable Transportation System, 2011.

C. Tran and M.M. Trivedi, "Towards a Vision-based System Exploring 3D Driver Posture Dynamics for Driver Assistance: Issues and Possibilities", IEEE Intelligent Vehicle Symposium, June 2010. (pdf)

D. Peterson, M. Mullane, S. Saproo, C. Tran, M. Yazdani, D. Lee, T.J. Sejnowski, H. Poizner, “Tougher Decisions Make Rougher Moves: The Kinematics of Reaching To Make Choices During Rewarded Learning”, extended abstract, Society for Neuroscience, 2010.

C. Tran and M.M. Trivedi, "Driver Assistance for Keeping Hands on the Wheel and Eyes on the Road", Oral Presentation, IEEE International Conference on Vehicular Electronics and Safety, 2009. (pdf)

C. Tran and M.M. Trivedi, “Introducing XMOB: Extremity Movement Observation Framework for Upper Body Pose Tracking in 3D", IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia, 2009. (pdf)

C. Tran and M.M. Trivedi, "Hand Modeling and Tracking from Voxel Data: An Integrated Framework with Automatic Initialization", Oral Presentation, IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2008. (pdf)

C. Tran and M.M. Trivedi, "Human Body Modeling and Tracking Using Volumetric Representation: Selected Recent Studies and Possibilities for Extensions", AMMCSS workshop, IEEE Int'l. Conf. on Distributed Smart Cameras, 2008. (pdf)

Hoang-Lan Nguyen Thi and Cuong Tran, “An Integrated Algorithm for Face Detection in Video Sequences”, Proceeding of RIVF’05, pp. 322-325, Edition SUGER-France, Collection Informatique, Can Tho, Vietnam, 2005.