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Qualifications

PhD BSc

About

I am originally from North Devon and now live in Porthcawl. I am a keen surfer and a Coastguard Search and Rescue Officer for Porthcawl Coastguard.

My research interests are:
Human Pose Estimation
Machine Learning
Bayesian Networks
Medical Imaging
Segmentation
Pattern Recognition
Object Detection/Classification

Experience

I have several years academic experience as well as a number of years working in industry as a software engineer. During my work in industry I worked in both the finance sector and engineering.

Publications

Fixing the root node: Efficient tracking and detection of 3D human pose through local solutions
Ben Daubney, Xianghua Xie, Jingjing Deng, Neil Mac Parthaláin, Reyer Zwiggelaar
Image and Vision Computing, 52, 73-87, 2016

A Bag of Words Approach to Subject Specific 3D Human Pose Interaction Classification with Random
Decision Forests
J. Deng, X. Xie, B. Daubney.
Graphical Models, 76, 3, 162-171, 2014.

Recognizing Conversational Interaction Based on 3D Human Pose
J. Deng, X. Xie, B. Daubney, H. Fang, P. Grant.
Advanced Concepts for Intelligent Vision Systems: 15th International Conference, ACIVS 2013.

State of the Art Report on Video-Based Graphics and Video Visualization
R. Borgo, M. Chen, B. Daubney, E. Grundy, G. Heidemann, B. Höferlin, M. Höferlin, H. Leitte, D. Weiskopf and X. Xie.
Computer Graphics Forum, 31, 8, 2450—2477, 2012

Estimating Pose of Articulated Objects using Low-Level Motion
Ben Daubney, David Gibson and Neill Campbell.
Special issue of the Journal of Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU) on Semantic Understanding of Human Behaviour in Image Sequence, Vol. 116, Issue 3, March 2012, Pg 330-346.

Entropy Driven Hierarchical Search for 3D Human Pose Estimation
Ben Daubney and Xianghua Xie,
BMVC, 2011.

Tracking 3D Human Pose with Large Root Node Uncertainty
Ben Daubney and Xianghua Xie,
IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2011.

Star Proposal: Videos in Graphics and Visualization
R. Borgo, M. Chen, B. Daubney, E. Grundy, H. Jänicke, Gunther Heidemann, M. Hoferlin, B. Hoferlin, D. Weiskopf, X. Xie.
Eurographics, 2011.

Estimating 3D Pose via Stochastic Search and Expectation Maximization
Ben Daubney and Xianghua Xie.
Conference on Articulated Motion and Deformable Objects (AMDO), 2010.

Estimating 3D Human Pose from Single Images using Iterative Refinement of the Prior
Ben Daubney and Xianghua Xie.
International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), 2010.

Using Low-Level Motion for High-Level Vision
Ben Daubney, PhD Thesis, University of Bristol, 2009.

Monocular 3D Human Pose Estimation using Sparse Motion Features
Ben Daubney, David Gibson and Neill Campbell.
IEEE Themis workshop – held in conjunction with ICCV, 2009.

Real-Time Pose Estimation of Articulated Objects using Low-Level Motion
Ben Daubney, David Gibson and Neill Campbell.
IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2008.

Estimating Gait Phase using Low-Level Motion
Ben Daubney, David Gibson and Neill Campbell.
IEEE Workshop on Motion and Video Computing (WMVC) – IEEE Winter Vision Meetings, 2008.

Using Low-Level Motion to Estimate Gait Phase
Ben Daubney, David Gibson and Neill Campbell.
International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISAPP), 2008.

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