Eshed Ohn-Bar

Postdoctoral Researcher
University of California San Diego
Email: eohnbar [at] ucsd [dot] edu

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About me

My research is at the intersection of machine vision and learning, multi-cue behavior modeling, and human-machine interactivity. I currently enjoy developing computer vision and machine learning algorithms for intelligent vehicles at the CVRR and LISA labs.

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Publications 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013

2017

Are All Objects Equal? Deep Spatio-Temporal Importance Prediction in Driving Videos
E. Ohn-Bar and M. M. Trivedi
Pattern Recognition (PR), 2017
[pdf | data and code | bibtex]

2016

Looking at Humans in the Age of Self-Driving and Highly Automated Vehicles
E. Ohn-Bar and M. M. Trivedi
IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Vehicles (T-IV), 2016
[pdf | bibtex]

Multi-scale Volumes for Deep Object Detection and Localization
E. Ohn-Bar and M. M. Trivedi
Pattern Recognition (PR), 2016
[pdf | data | bibtex]

Long-term, Multi-Cue Tracking of Hands in Vehicles
A. Rangesh, E. Ohn-Bar, and M. M. Trivedi
IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (T-ITS), 2016
[pdf | data | bibtex]

Looking at Pedestrians at Different Scales: A Multiresolution Approach and Evaluations
R. N. Rajaram, E. Ohn-Bar, and M. M. Trivedi
IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (T-ITS), 2016
[pdf | bibtex]

What Makes an On-road Object Important? (oral presentation)
E. Ohn-Bar and M. M. Trivedi
IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2016
Best student paper award finalist
[pdf | data and code | bibtex]


To Boost or Not to Boost? On the Limits of Boosted Trees for Object Detection (oral presentation)
E. Ohn-Bar and M. M. Trivedi
IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2016
Best student paper award finalist
[pdf | Results on Caltech/FDDB/WIDER and training code | bibtex]


Surround Vehicles Trajectory Analysis with Recurrent Neural Networks
A. Khosroshahi, E. Ohn-Bar, and M. M. Trivedi
IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference (ITSC), 2016
[pdf | bibtex]


Pedestrians and their Phones - Detecting Phone-based Activities of Pedestrians for Autonomous Vehicles
A. Rangesh, E. Ohn-Bar, K. Yuen, and M. M. Trivedi
IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference (ITSC), 2016
[pdf | bibtex]


Detection and Localization with Multi-scale Models (oral presentation)
E. Ohn-Bar and M. M. Trivedi
IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2016
[pdf | bibtex]

2015

Learning to Detect Vehicles by Clustering Appearance Patterns
E. Ohn-Bar and M. M. Trivedi
IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (T-ITS), 2015
[pdf (with supplementary) | code | bibtex]

On Surveillance for Safety Critical Events: In-Vehicle Video Networks for Predictive Driver Assistance Systems
E. Ohn-Bar, A. Tawari, S. Martin, and M. M. Trivedi
Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU), 2015
[pdf | bibtex]

On Performance Evaluation of Driver Hand Detection Algorithms: Challenges, Dataset, and Metrics
N. Das, E. Ohn-Bar, and M. M. Trivedi
IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), 2015
[pdf | data | bibtex]

An Exploration of Why and When Pedestrian Detection Fails
R. N. Rajaram, E. Ohn-Bar, and M. M. Trivedi
IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), 2015
[pdf | bibtex]


A Comparative Study of Color and Depth Features for Hand Gesture Recognition in Naturalistic Driving Settings
E. Ohn-Bar and M. M. Trivedi
IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV), 2015
[pdf | bibtex]

Can Appearance Patterns Improve Pedestrian Detection?
E. Ohn-Bar and M. M. Trivedi
IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV), 2015
[pdf | bibtex]

2014

Hand Gesture Recognition in Real-Time for Automotive Interfaces: A Multimodal Vision-based Approach and Evaluations
E. Ohn-Bar and M. M. Trivedi
IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems (T-ITS), 2014
[pdf | bibtex]


Beyond Just Keeping Hands on the Wheel: Towards Visual Interpretation of Driver Hand Motion Patterns
E. Ohn-Bar and M. M. Trivedi
IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), 2014
[pdf | bibtex]


Vision on Wheels: Looking at Driver, Vehicle, and Surround for On-Road Maneuver Analysis (oral presentation)
E. Ohn-Bar, A. Tawari, S. Martin, and M. M. Trivedi
IEEE CVPR Workshops - Mobile Vision (CVPRW), 2014
[pdf | bibtex]

Head, Eye, and Hand Patterns for Driver Activity Recognition (oral presentation)
E. Ohn-Bar, S. Martin, A. Tawari, and M. M. Trivedi
IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2014
Best Industry Related Paper Award Runner Up
[pdf | bibtex]


Fast and Robust Object Detection Using Visual Subcategories (oral presentation)
E. Ohn-Bar and M. M. Trivedi
IEEE CVPR Workshops - Mobile Vision (CVPRW), 2014
[pdf | code | bibtex]

Predicting Driver Maneuvers by Learning Holistic Features
E. Ohn-Bar, A. Tawari, S. Martin, and M. M. Trivedi
IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV), 2014
[pdf | bibtex]

Go with the Flow: Improving Multi-View Vehicle Detection with Motion Cues
A. Ramirez, E. Ohn-Bar, and M. M. Trivedi
IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2014
[pdf | bibtex]

2013

Driver Hand Activity Analysis in Naturalistic Driving Studies: Issues, Algorithms and Experimental Studies
E. Ohn-Bar, S. Martin, and M. M. Trivedi
Journal of Electronic Imaging: Special Section on Video Surveillance and Transportation Imaging Applications (JEI), 2013
[pdf | bibtex]

Joint Angles Similarities and HOG˛ for Action Recognition (oral presentation)
E. Ohn-Bar and M. M. Trivedi
IEEE CVPR Workshops - Human Activity Understanding from 3D Data (HAU3D), 2013
[pdf | code | slides | bibtex]

The Power is in Your Hands: 3D Analysis of Hand Gestures in Naturalistic Video (oral presentation)
E. Ohn-Bar and M. M. Trivedi
IEEE CVPR Workshops - Analysis and Modeling of Faces and Gestures (AMFG), 2013
Best Paper Award
[pdf | dataset | slides | bibtex]


Partially Occluded Vehicle Recognition and Tracking in 3D
E. Ohn-Bar, S. Sivaraman, and M. M. Trivedi
IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV), 2013
[pdf | poster | bibtex]

  • In-Vehicle Hand Activity Recognition Using Integration of Regions (oral presentation)
    E. Ohn-Bar and M. M. Trivedi, IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium (IV), 2013. [pdf | bibtex]

  • Hand Gesture-based Visual User Interface for Infotainment (oral presentation)
    E. Ohn-Bar, C. Tran, M. M. Trivedi, Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications (AUTO-UI), 2012. [pdf | bibtex]