Jörg Hendrik Kappes

HCI->Jörg Hendrik Kappes

Dr. Jörg Hendrik Kappes


Heidelberg Collaboratory for Image Processing (HCI)
Heidelberg University
Speyerer Strasse 6, G 2.07
D-69115 Heidelberg

Tel: ++49-6221-54 5272
Fax: ++49-6221-54 8850
Email: kappes AT math.uni-heidelberg.de

Links: Google Scholar  Research Gate

Scientific Interests

My main research interests are combinatorial optimization, graphical models, and its application in computer vision and image analysis.

Projects

  • openGM - A C++-Library for Infernce on Graphical Models [Project website]
  • Combinatorial / Polyhedral Optimization
  • Part-Based Object Detection
  • Unsupervised Image Segmentation

Community

  • Reviewer, computer vision and machine learning conferences: ECCV, ICCV, CVPR, ICML, NIPS
  • Reviewer, computer vision and machine learning journals: TPAMI, JMIV, IJCV
  • Reviewer, mathematical journals: Statistics & Probability Letters

CV

  1999-2004 Studies in Computer Engineering at the University of Mannheim
    2004 Diploma Thesis: Fitting Articulated Bodies to Images and Image Sequences
    2005-2010 Research Assistent and Doctoral/PhD-Student in the Image and Pattern Analysis Group, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Heidelberg University (former Computer Vision, Graphics and Pattern Recognition Group, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Mannheim)
    2010/2011 Doctoral/PhD Thesis: Inference on Highly-Connected Discrete Graphical Models with Applications to Visual Object Recognition
    2011-2014 PostDoc in the Image and Pattern Analysis Group, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Heidelberg University
    2014-2015 PostDoc at the Heidelberg Collaboratory on Image Processing, Heidelberg University

Publications

2015

Kappes, J H, Swoboda, P, Savchynskyy, B, Hazan, T and Schnörr, C (2015). Probabilistic Correlation Clustering and Image Partitioning Using Perturbed Multicuts. Proc.~SSVM. SpringerPDF iconTechnical Report (1.1 MB)
Beier, T, Hamprecht, F A and Kappes, J H (2015). Fusion Moves for Correlation Clustering. CVPR. Proceedings. 3507-3516PDF iconTechnical Report (1.19 MB)
Kappes, J H, Petra, S, Schnörr, C and Zisler, M (2015). TomoGC: Binary Tomography by Constrained Graph Cuts. Proc.~GCPRPDF iconTechnical Report (2.46 MB)
Kappes, J H, Andres, B, Hamprecht, F A, Schnörr, C, Nowozin, S, Batra, D, Kim, S, Kausler, B X, Kröger, T, Lellmann, J, Komodakis, N, Savchynskyy, B and Rother, C (2015). A Comparative Study of Modern Inference Techniques for Structured Discrete Energy Minimization Problems. International Journal of Computer Vision. 1-30PDF iconTechnical Report (1.5 MB)
Kappes, J H, Andres, B, Hamprecht, F A, Schnörr, C, Nowozin, S, Batra, D, Kim, S, Kausler, B X, Kröger, T, Lellmann, J, Komodakis, N, Savchynskyy, B and Rother, C (2015). A Comparative Study of Modern Inference Techniques for Structured Discrete Energy Minimization Problems. Int.~J.~Comp.~VisionPDF iconTechnical Report (5.12 MB)

2014

Kappes, J H, Beier, T and Schnörr, C (2014). MAP-Inference on Large Scale Higher-Order Discrete Graphical Models by Fusion Moves. Computer Vision - {ECCV} 2014 Workshops - Zurich, Switzerland, September 6-7 and 12, 2014, Proceedings, Part {II}. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-16181-5_37PDF iconTechnical Report (557.49 KB)
Kröger, T, Kappes, J H, Beier, T, Köthe, U and Hamprecht, F A (2014). Asymmetric Cuts: Joint Image Labeling and Partitioning. Pattern Recognition - 36th German Conference, {GCPR} 2014, Münster, Germany, September 2-5, 2014, Proceedings. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-11752-2_16PDF iconTechnical Report (3.46 MB)
Beier, T, Kröger, T, Kappes, J H, Köthe, U and Hamprecht, F A (2014). Cut, Glue and Cut: A Fast, Approximate Solver for Multicut Partitioning. 2014 {IEEE} Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, {CVPR} 2014, Columbus, OH, USA, June 23-28, 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CVPR.2014.17PDF iconTechnical Report (10.06 MB)
Swoboda, P, Savchynskyy, B, Kappes, J H and Schnörr, C (2014). Partial Optimality by Pruning for MAP-inference with General Graphical Models. IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition 2014PDF iconTechnical Report (703.34 KB)
Swoboda, P, Savchynskyy, B, Kappes, J H and Schnörr, C (2014). Partial Optimality by Pruning for MAP-inference with General GraphicalModels. CVPR. Proceedings. 1170-1177
Kappes, J H, Andres, B, Hamprecht, F A, Schnörr, C, Nowozin, S, Batra, D, Kim, S, Kausler, B X, Kröger, T, Lellmann, J, Komodakis, N, Savchynskyy, B and Rother, C (2014). A Comparative Study of Modern Inference Techniques for Structured Discrete Energy Minimization Problems. CoRR. http://arxiv.org/abs/1404.0533
Kappes, J H, Andres, B, Hamprecht, F A, Schnörr, C, Nowozin, S, Batra, D, Kim, S, Kausler, B X, Kröger, T, Lellmann, J, Komodakis, N, Savchynskyy, B and Rother, C (2014). A Comparative Study of Modern Inference Techniques for Structured Discrete Energy Minimization Problems. CoRR. abs/1404.0533. http://hci.iwr.uni-heidelberg.de/opengm2/PDF iconTechnical Report (3.32 MB)

2013

Kappes, J H, Andres, B, Hamprecht, F A, Schnörr, C, Nowozin, S, Batra, D, Kim, S, Kausler, B X, Lellmann, J, Komodakis, N and Rother, C (2013). A Comparative Study of Modern Inference Techniques for Discrete Energy Minimization Problem. CVPRPDF iconTechnical Report (1.35 MB)
Savchynskyy, B, Kappes, J H, Swoboda, P and Schnörr, C (2013). Global MAP-Optimality by Shrinking the Combinatorial Search Area with Convex Relaxation. NIPS. Proceedings. 1950-1958
Swoboda, P, Savchynskyy, B, Kappes, J H and Schnörr, C (2013). Persistency by Pruning for General Graphical Models. submitted to NIPS 2013
Savchynskyy, B, Kappes, J H, Swoboda, P and Schnörr, C (2013). Global MAP-Optimality by Shrinking the Combinatorial Search Area with Convex Relaxation. NIPSPDF iconTechnical Report (499.17 KB)
Swoboda, P, Savchynskyy, B, Kappes, J H and Schnörr, C (2013). Partial Optimality via Iterative Pruning for the Potts Model. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Scale Space and Variational Methods in Computer Vision SSVM. 477-488
Swoboda, P, Savchynskyy, B, Kappes, J H and Schnörr, C (2013). Partial Optimality via Iterative Pruning for the Potts Model. Scale Space and Variational Methods (SSVM 2013)PDF iconTechnical Report (159.71 KB)
Kappes, J H, Speth, M, Reinelt, G and Schnörr, C (2013). Towards Efficient and Exact MAP-Inference for Large Scale Discrete Computer Vision Problems via Combinatorial Optimization. CVPRPDF iconTechnical Report (623.84 KB)
Kappes, J H, Andres, B, Hamprecht, F A, Schnörr, C, Nowozin, S, Batra, D, Sungwoong, K, Kausler, B X, Lellmann, J, Komodakis, N and Rother, C (2013). A Comparative Study of Modern Inference Techniques for Discrete Energy Minimization Problems. CVPR 2013. ProceedingsPDF iconTechnical Report (1.35 MB)
Becker, F, Lenzen, F, Kappes, J H and Schnörr, C (2013). Variational Recursive Joint Estimation of Dense Scene Structure and Camera Motion from Monocular High Speed Traffic Sequences. International Journal of Computer Vision. Springer US. 105 269--297. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11263-013-0639-7PDF iconTechnical Report (15.4 MB)
Becker, F, Lenzen, F, Kappes, J H and Schnörr, C (2013). Variational Recursive Joint Estimation of Dense Scene Structure and Camera Motion from Monocular High Speed Traffic Sequences. International Journal of Computer Vision. 105 (3) 269-297
Kappes, J H, Speth, M, Reinelt, G and Schnörr, C (2013). Higher-order Segmentation via Multicuts. ArXiv e-printsPDF iconTechnical Report (1.07 MB)

2012

Andres, B, Kappes, J H, Beier, T, Köthe, U and Hamprecht, F A (2012). The Lazy Flipper: Efficient Depth-Limited Exhaustive Search in Discrete Graphical Models. Computer Vision - {ECCV} 2012 - 12th European Conference on Computer Vision, Florence, Italy, October 7-13, 2012, Proceedings, Part {VII}. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-33786-4_12PDF iconTechnical Report (446.28 KB)
Savchynskyy, B, Schmidt, S, Kappes, J H and Schnörr, C (2012). Efficient MRF Energy Minimization via Adaptive Diminishing Smoothing. UAI 2012PDF iconTechnical Report (529 KB)
Andres, B, Kappes, J H, Beier, T, Köthe, U and Hamprecht, F A (2012). The Lazy Flipper: Efficient Depth-limited Exhaustive Search in Discrete Graphical Models. ECCV 2012PDF iconTechnical Report (532.64 KB)
Kappes, J H, Savchynskyy, B and Schnörr, C (2012). A Bundle Approach To Efficient MAP-Inference by Lagrangian Relaxation. CVPRPDF iconTechnical Report (430.63 KB)
Kappes, J H, Savchynskyy, B and Schnörr, C (2012). A Bundle Approach To Efficient MAP-Inference by Lagrangian Relaxation. CVPR. Proceedings. 1688-1695
Savchynskyy, B, Schmidt, S, Kappes, J H and Schnörr, C (2012). Efficient MRF Energy Minimization via Adaptive Diminishing Smoothing. UAI. Proceedings. 746-755
Andres, B, Beier, T and Kappes, J H (2012). OpenGM: A C++ Library for Discrete Graphical Models. ArXiv e-prints

2011

Schmidt, S, Savchynskyy, B, Kappes, J H and Schnörr, C (2011). Evaluation of a First-Order Primal-Dual Algorithm for MRF Energy Minimization. EMMCVPR. Springer. 6819 89-103PDF iconTechnical Report (684.13 KB)
Becker, F, Lenzen, F, Kappes, J H and Schnörr, C (2011). Variational Recursive Joint Estimation of Dense Scene Structure and Camera Motion from Monocular High Speed Traffic Sequences. 2011 IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV). 1692 -- 1699PDF iconTechnical Report (4.9 MB)
Becker, F, Lenzen, F, Kappes, J H and Schnörr, C (2011). Variational Recursive Joint Estimation of Dense Scene Structure and Camera Motion from Monocular High Speed Traffic Sequences. 2011 IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision ICCV. 1692-1699
Kappes, J H, Speth, M, Andres, B, Reinelt, G and Schnörr, C (2011). Globally Optimal Image Partitioning by Multicuts. EMMCVPR. SpringerPDF iconTechnical Report (7.47 MB)
Kappes, J H, Speth, M, Andres, B, Reinelt, G and Schnörr, C (2011). Globally Optimal Image Partitioning by Multicuts. EMMCVPR. Springer. 31-44PDF iconTechnical Report (7.3 MB)
Andres, B, Kappes, J H, Beier, T, Köthe, U and Hamprecht, F A (2011). Probabilistic Image Segmentation with Closedness Constraints. Proceedings of ICCVPDF iconTechnical Report (2.95 MB)
Savchynskyy, B, Kappes, J H, Schmidt, S and Schnörr, C (2011). A Study of Nesterov's Scheme for Lagrangian Decomposition and MAP Labeling. IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR)PDF iconTechnical Report (408.99 KB)
Andres, B, Kappes, J H, Beier, T, Köthe, U and Hamprecht, F A (2011). Probabilistic Image Segmentation with Closedness Constraints. ICCV, Proceedings. 2611 - 2618PDF iconTechnical Report (8.18 MB)
Schmidt, S, Savchynskyy, B, Kappes, J H and Schnörr, C (2011). Evaluation of a First-Order Primal-Dual Algorithm for MRF Energy Minimization. EMMCVPR 2011. Springer. 6819 89-103
Savchynskyy, B, Kappes, J H, Schmidt, S and Schnörr, C (2011). A Study of Nesterov's Scheme for Lagrangian Decomposition and MAP Labeling. IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), accepted as oral presentation. 1817 - 1823

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