Computer Vision Researcher
 
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BGS Library
PandaBoard
 
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Last update: 10/02/2014
Abstract
Currently PhD Student at Univ. de La Rochelle, France.

Author of the OpenCV C++ Background Subtraction Library (BGSLibrary) (old page)

For more information about me, see my profile on LinkedIn.
 
Publications
2014 - Sobral, Andrews; Vacavant, Antoine. "A comprehensive review of background subtraction algorithms evaluated with synthetic and real videos". Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU), 2014. [View]

2014 - Sobral, Andrews; Bouwmans, Thierry. "BGS Library: A Library Framework for Algorithm’s Evaluation in Foreground/Background Segmentation". Chapter on the handbook "Background Modeling and Foreground Detection for Video Surveillance", CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, 2014. [Handbook Homepage]

2013 - Sobral, Andrews. "BGSLibrary: A Background Subtraction Library". IX Workshop de Visão Computacional (WVC’2013), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 6, 2013. [PDF] [BGSLibrary Homepage]

2013 - Sobral, Andrews; Oliveira, Luciano; Schnitman, Leizer; Souza, Felippe De. "Highway Traffic Congestion Classification using Holistic Properties". In 10th IASTED International Conference on Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition and Applications (SPPRA'13), Innsbruck, Austria (Best Paper Award), February 14, 2013. [View] [PDF] [Supplementary resources] [Presentation] [Full Thesis (pt-br)]

2010 - Sobral, Andrews; Silva, Caroline; Júnior, Carlos Antônio Vieira Vasconcelos; Oliveira, Fabrício Mota. "RAVE: A robot platform for research and development in mobile robotics using r/c car". CONEM 2010 - VI National Congress of Mechanical Engineering, Campina Grande, PB, Brazil (poster presentation), August 21, 2010. [PDF] [Photo's + Video's] [Project Homepage (pt-br)]
 
Honors & Awards
Jun 2013 - Third place on Poster Presentation of the IX Workshop de Visão Computacional (WVC'2013), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Authors: Sobral, A.

Feb 2013 - Best Paper Award of the 10th IASTED International Conference on Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition and Applications (SPPRA'2013), Innsbruck, Austria. Authors: Sobral, A; Oliveira, L; Schnitman, L; Souza, F.

Apr 2011 - First place on INOVA-BASE Entrepreneurship competition in ERBASE 2011, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Team: Sobral, A; Grimaldo, J; Oliveira, L; Schnitman, L.
 
Academic Projects