Anat Levin

Department of Electrical Engineering
Meyer 958
Technion
Haifa, 32000, Israel
Phone: +972-4-8295921

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Vita



Research Interests:

My research interests are in the areas of Computer Vision, Computer Graphics and Optics. In particular I worked on computational photography, display technology, low and mid level vision. For more details about my work, please have a look at my publication list.



Publications:
 

C. Bar, M. Alterman, I. Gkioulekas, A. Levin. A Monte Carlo Framework for Rendering Speckle Statistics in Scattering Media.
SIGGRAPH, ACM Transactions on Graphics, July 2019.
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C. Bar, M. Alterman, I. Gkioulekas, A. Levin. Monte-Carlo Simulation of the Memory Effect in Random Media Beyond the Diffusion Limit.
SPIE/OSA European Conference on Biomedical Optics, June 2019.
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C. Bar, M. Alterman, I. Gkioulekas, A. Levin. Exploiting Speckle Statistics in Random Media Beyond the Diffusion Limit.
OSA Computational Optical Sensing and Imaging, June 2019.
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I. Gkioulekas, A. Levin, T. Zickler. An Evaluation of Computational Imaging Techniques for Heterogeneous Inverse Scattering.
European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2016.
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N. Efrat, P. Didyk, M. Foshey, W. Matusik, A. Levin. Cinema 3D: Large Scale Automultiscopic Display.
SIGGRAPH, ACM Transactions on Graphics, July 2016.
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A. Levin, H. Maron, M. Yarom. Passive Light and Viewpoint Sensitive Display of 3D Content.
ICCP, May 2016
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I. Gkioulekas, A. Levin, F. Durand, T. Zickler. Micron-scale Light Path Decomposition Using Interferometry.
SIGGRAPH, ACM Transactions on Graphics, Aug 2015.
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T. Xue, M. Rubinstein, N. Wadhwa, A. Levin, F. Durand, W.T. Freeman. Refraction Wiggles for Measuring Fluid Depth and Velocity from Video.
ECCV, Sep 2014.
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D. Glasner, T. Zickler, A. Levin. A Reflectance Display.
SIGGRAPH, ACM Transactions on Graphics, Aug 2014.
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N. Efrat, D. Glasner, A. Apartsin, B. Nadler, A. Levin. Accurate Blur Models vs. Image Priors in Single Image Super-Resolution.
ICCV, Dec 2013.
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I. Gkioulekas, S. Zhao, K. Bala, T. Zickler, A. Levin. Inverse Volume Rendering with Material Dictionaries.
SIGGRAPH Asia, ACM Transactions on Graphics, Nov 2013.
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A. Levin, D. Glasner, Y. Xiong, F. Durand, W. Freeman, W. Matusik, T. Zickler. Fabricating BRDFs at High Spatial Resolution Using Wave Optics.
SIGGRAPH, ACM Transactions on Graphics, July 2013.
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A. Levin, B. Nadler, F. Durand, W. T. Freeman. Patch Complexity, Finite Pixel Correlations and Optimal Denoising.
European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Oct 2012.
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S. Hasinoff, A. Levin, P. Goode and W. Freeman. Diffuse Reflectance Imaging with Astronomical Applications.
International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Nov 2011.
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A. Levin and B. Nadler. Natural Image Denoising: Optimality and Inherent Bounds.
IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June 2011.
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A. Levin, Y. Weiss, F. Durand, W. T. Freeman. Efficient Marginal Likelihood Optimization in Blind Deconvolution.
IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June 2011.
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A. Levin. Analyzing Depth from Coded Aperture Sets.
Proc. of the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Sep 2010.
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A. Levin and F. Durand. Linear View Synthesis Using a Dimensionality Gap Light Field Prior.
IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June 2010.
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T.S. Cho, A. Levin, F. Durand, W. T. Freeman. Motion blur removal with orthogonal parabolic exposures.
IEEE International Conf. on Computational Photography (ICCP), April 2010.
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A. Levin, S. Hasinoff, P. Green, F. Durand, W. T. Freeman. 4D Frequency Analysis of Computational Cameras for Depth of Field Extension.
SIGGRAPH, ACM Transactions on Graphics, Aug 2009.
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A. Levin, Y. Weiss, F. Durand, W. T. Freeman. Understanding and evaluating blind deconvolution algorithms.
Best paper award runner up.
IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June 2009.
PDF Extended TR Motion blur data Slides

A. Levin, A. Rav-Acha, D. Lischinski. Spectral Matting.
IEEE Trans. Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Oct 2008.
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A. Levin, W. T. Freeman, F. Durand. Understanding camera trade-offs through a Bayesian analysis of light field projections.
Proc. of the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Marseille, France, Oct 2008.
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A. Levin, P. Sand, T. S. Cho, F. Durand, W. T. Freeman. Motion-Invariant Photography.
SIGGRAPH, ACM Transactions on Graphics, Aug 2008.
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A. Levin, R. Fergus, F. Durand, W. T. Freeman. Image and Depth from a Conventional Camera with a Coded Aperture.
SIGGRAPH, ACM Transactions on Graphics, Aug 2007.
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A. Levin, A. Rav-Acha, D. Lischinski. Spectral Matting.
Best paper award runner up.
IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Minneapolis, June 2007
PDF  Extended TR (Also Appeared, PAMI 2008)  Slides  Webpage (Including ground truth matting evaluation data)

A. Levin D. Lischinski and Y. Weiss. A Closed Form Solution to Natural Image Matting.
IEEE Trans. Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Feb 2008
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A. Levin and Y. Weiss. User Assisted Separation of Reflections from a Single Image Using a Sparsity Prior.
IEEE Trans. Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, Sep 2007
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A. Levin. Blind Motion Deblurring Using Image Statistics.
Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), Dec 2006
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A. Levin D. Lischinski and Y. Weiss. A Closed Form Solution to Natural Image Matting.
IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June 2006, New York
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A. Levin and Y. Weiss. Learning to Combine Bottom-Up and Top-Down Segmentation.
Longuet-Higgins best paper award.
Proc. of the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Graz, Austria, May 2006.
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A. Levin D. Lischinski and Y. Weiss Colorization using Optimization.
SIGGRAPH, ACM Transactions on Graphics, Aug 2004.
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A. Levin and R. Szeliski Visual Odometry and Map Correlation.
IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June 2004, Washington DC
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A. Levin, A. Zomet and Y. Weiss Separating Reflections from a Single Image Using Local Features.
IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), June 2004, Washington DC
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A. Levin and Y. Weiss. User Assisted Separation of Reflections from a Single Image Using a Sparsity Prior.
Proc. of the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Prague, May 2004.
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A. Levin, A. Zomet, S. Peleg and Y. Weiss. Seamless Image Stitching in the Gradient Domain.
Proc. of the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), Prague, May 2004.
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A. Levin, A. Zomet, S. Peleg and Y. Weiss. Seamless Image Stitching in the Gradient Domain.
Hebrew University Technical Report, 2003-82.
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A. Levin, A. Zomet and Y. Weiss. Learning How to Inpaint from Global Image Statistics.
International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Oct 2003, Nice, France.
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A. Levin, P. Viola and Y. Freund. Unsupervised Improvement of Visual Detectors using Co-Training.
International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), Oct 2003, Nice, France.
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A. Levin, A. Zomet and Y. Weiss. Learning to Perceive Transparency from the Statistics of Natural Scenes.
Finalist for the Ben Wegbreit best student paper award.
Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) Dec 2002, Vancouver, Canada.
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A. Shashua and A. Levin. Ranking with Large Margin Principle: Two Approaches.
Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) Dec 2002, Vancouver, Canada.
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A. Levin and A. Shashua Principal Component Analysis Over Continuous Subspaces and Intersection of Half-spaces.
Proc. of the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), May 2002,Copenhagen, Denmark.
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A. Levin and A. Shashua Revisiting Single-view Shape Tensors: Theory and Applications.
Proc. of the European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), May 2002,Copenhagen, Denmark.
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A. Shashua A. Levin and S. Avidan Manifold Pursuit: A New Approach to Appearance Based Recognition.
Proc. of the Int. Conf. on Pattern Recog. (ICPR), Aug 2002, Quebec City, Canada.
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A. Shashua, R. Meshulam, L. Wolf, A. Levin and G. Kalai. On Representation Theory in Computer Vision Problems. Technical Report 2002-44, Leibniz Center for Research, School of Computer Science and Eng., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, July, 2002
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A. Shashua and A. Levin Linear Image Coding for Regression and Classification using the Tensor-rank Principle.
IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Dec 2001, Hawaii.
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A. Levin L. Wolf and A. Shashua Time-varing Shape Tensors for Scenes with Multiply Moving Points.
IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Dec 2001, Hawaii.
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A. Shashua and A. Levin Multi-frame Infinitesimal Motion Model for the Reconstruction of (Dynamic) Scenes with Multiple Linearly Moving Objects. International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), July 2001, Vancouver, Canada.
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