John R Smith - Opportunities to Improve Our Lives Leveraging Visual Recognition at Scale
Dr. John R. Smith is an IBM Fellow, Manager of Multimedia and Vision at IBM T. J. Watson Research Center and has worked at IBM for over 20yrs. Dramatic advances in accuracy, scale and speed of visual recognition and ability to learn are enabling new solutions where visual data is both the question and answer to important industry challenges. As a result, insights from growing amounts of image and video data are transforming industries such as retail, fashion, media, sports, insurance, health, and medicine. John shares his views on challenges and opportunities of developing and applying visual recognition in practice and present some recent results on problems related to image analysis for skin cancer detection, movie analysis for trailer generation, and automatic sports highlight detection from video.
- John R. Smith, IBM Research. Senior Manager, Intelligent Information Systems
LDV Vision Summit 2017