Alex Hanson

Hello! I am a PhD student at the University of Maryland advised by Prof. Abhinav Shrivastava. My research areas are Computer Vision and Machine Learning and I am funded by the NDSEG Graduate Fellowship.

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Rethinking Common Assumptions To Mitigate Racial Bias in Face Recognition Datasets
Matthew Gwilliam, Srinidhi Hegde, Lade Tinubu,  Alex Hanson
ICCV Workshops, 2021 (Oral)
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Training on some skewed race distributions of a popular training dataset to mitigate racial bias produces more equitable models.

SVMax: A Feature Embedding Regularizer
Ahmed TahaAlex Hanson, Abhinav Shrivastava, Larry Davis
arXiv, 2021
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Spreading out feature embeddings via SVD improves image retreival and mitigates model collapse.

Bidirectional Convolutional LSTM for the Detection of Violence in Videos
Alex Hanson*, Koutilya PNVR*, Sanjukta Krishnagopal, Larry Davis
ECCV Workshops, 2018
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Two new architectures for detecting violence in videos from differnt violence domains.

Depth Map Reconstruction
Alex Hanson, Daniel Lichy
Class Project, 2019

Reconstruct multi-view depth maps from a single RGB or depth image source.

Recurrent Predictive Processing For Image Classification
Alex Hanson, Ryen Krusinga, Julian Vanecek
Class Project, 2018

Image classification by predicting where to look next in an image.


I enjoy doing puzzles in my free time, including escape room / puzzle hunt type puzzles, and have even written a few:
Harry Potter and The Giver.

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