Invited Talk: Computer Vision and Machine Learning in Data Analytics and Risk Assessment
Presented by Maneesh K. Singh, director of Image and Video Analytics at Verisk Analytics
Hosted by Yezhou Yang
Friday, March 23, 2018
Brickyard (BYENG) 209, Tempe campus [map]
About the speaker
Maneesh Singh is currently the director of Image and Video Analytics at Verisk Analytics. He has more than 15 years of R&D experience in designing, testing and performance analysis of statistical computer vision systems. He has authored more than 25 peer-reviewed publications as well as 14 US and international patents.
He currently leads the R&D efforts for the development of cognitive analytics and machine learning technologies for business use cases involving computer vision, natural language processing and risk analysis on structured and unstructured data. From 2013-2015, Singh was a Technology Leader in the Center for Vision Technologies at SRI International, Princeton, NJ. At SRI, he was the technical lead for the DARPA Visual Media Reasoning (VMR) project for Automatic Performance Characterization.
Singh was a Staff Scientist at Siemens Corporate Technology, Princeton, NJ till 2013. At Siemens, he led and contributed to many projects for successful development and deployed of computer vision and machine learning technologies in multi-camera security and surveillance, aerial surveillance, advanced driver assistance and intelligent traffic control. Singh received his doctorate in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Illinois in 2003.