• Multiset Analysis of Consequences of Natural Disasters Impacts on Large-Scale Industrial Systems

    1 Introduction Modern industrial systems (no matter, global, regional, national, transnational etc.) are complicated, distributed, strongly interconnected networks of local facilities, producing, transporting and utilizing various products and resources. That’s why, – first of all, of the mentioned strong interconnectivity and associated with it multiple chain effects, – these systems are often...

  • The Instant Motion Tracking Behind Motion Stills AR

    Posted by Jianing Wei and Tyler Mullen, Software Engineers, Google Research Last summer, we launched Motion Stills on Android, which delivered a great video capture and viewing experience on a wide range of Android phones. Then, we refined our Motion Stills technology further to enable the new motion photos feature in Pixel...

  • Enabling full body AR with Mask R-CNN2Go – Facebook Research

    The Facebook AI Camera Team is working on various computer vision technologies and creative tools to help people express themselves. For example, with real-time “style transfer”, you can give your photos or videos the look of a Van Gogh painting. With real-time face tracker, you can add makeup or even replace your...

  • Recommendations to Improve Downloads of Large Earth Observation Data

    1. Introduction 1.1 Purpose With the volume of Earth observation data expanding rapidly, cloud computing is quickly changing the way these data are processed, analyzed, and visualized. The cloud infrastructure provides the flexibility to scale up (for both storage and computation) to large volumes of data and to efficiently process high velocity...

  • The CODATA Role in Promotion of Data Quality

    It is a special honor to receive the CODATA Prize on the 50th anniversary of the birth of CODATA. My association began when I attended the First International CODATA Conference in Arnoldshain, Germany in 1968, just two years after CODATA’s founding. That was a remarkable event, probably the first international conference to...