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Stuart James

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Visual Geometry and Modelling
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Researcher (Assistant Professor) in Computer Vision at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT). Stuart's research focus is on Visual Reasoning to understand the layout of visual content from Iconography (e.g. Sketches) to 3D Scene understanding and their implications on methods of interaction. He is involved in the coordination and implementation of the MEMEX EU H2020 project for increasing social inclusion with Cultural Heritage. Stuart has previously held PostDoc positions at IIT, University College London (UCL) and the University of Surrey. Also at the University of Surrey Stuart was awarded his PhD. Stuart continues to hold an honorary position at UCL and UCL Digital Humanities and collaborates with researchers across universities and institutes, reviewing and organising workshops.
Education

Title: PhD "Visual Narratives Free-hand Sketch for Visual Search and Navigation of Video"
Institute: Univeristy of Surrey
Location: Surrey
Country: UK
From: 2010 To: 2015

All Publications
2021
Dionísio M., Nisi V., Xin J., Bala P., James S., Nunes N. J.
Amnesia in the Atlantic: An AI Driven Serious Game on Marine Biodiversity
International Conference on Entertainment Computing, pp. 427-432
Conference Paper Conference
2021
Aubry M., Costiner L., James S.
Artificial Intelligence and Art History: A Necessary Debate?
Histoire de l’art, 87 : Humanités numériques, Publisher: REVUE HISTOIRE DE L'ART
Book Chapter Book
2021
Elkhouly M. D., Tsesmelis T., Del Bue A., James S.
LIGHTS: Light Specularity Dataset For Specular Detection In Multi-View
International Conference on Image Processing, pp. 2908-2912
Conference Paper Conference
2021
Giunchi D., Sztrajman A., James S., Steed A.
Mixing modalities of 3D sketching and speech for interactive model retrieval in virtual reality
IMX 2021 - Proceedings of the 2021 ACM International Conference on Interactive Media Experiences, pp. 144-155
Conference Paper Conference
2021
Heinis T., Giunchi D., Bovo R., Charalambous P., Liarokapis F., Shipman A., James S., Steed A.
Perceived Realism of Pedestrian Crowds Trajectories in VR
Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology, VRST
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Dissemination
2019
James S.
Comprendere gli archivi culturali digitali, dal passato al presente
Festival Costituzione: Cultura, Ricerca, Scientifica, E Tecnica
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Scientific Talks
2018
James S., Gay P., Del Bue A.
Inferring relationships and answering questions on 3D scene geometry
University of Adelaide
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Oral presentations
2021
Giunchi D., Sztrajman A., James S., Steed A.
Mixing modalities of 3D sketching and speech for interactive model retrieval in virtual reality
IMX 2021 - Proceedings of the 2021 ACM International Conference on Interactive Media Experiences, pp. 144-155
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Awards and Achievements
2019
Bansal V., James S., Del Bue A.
Best Student Paper for "re-OBJ:Jointly learning the foreground and background for object instance re-identification"
2018
Elkhouly M. D., James S., Del Bue A.
Best paper for "Multi-view Aggregation for Color Naming with Shadow Detection and Removal"