Contact (백승렬, Seungryul Baek)

I am currently a PhD student @ Dept. of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE), Imperial College London, London, SW7 2BT, UK. I am holding the UK Tier-4 Student VISA.

[Download CV in PDF]

HANDS'19 Challenge is announced in ICCV'19 HANDS Workshop!
Submission deadline: 1st October 2019

Research Interest

  • Computer Vision and Machine Learning (Deep Learning).
  • Hand Pose Estimation, Action/Gesture Recognition, Semantic Segmentation, Object Recognition.


Work Experience

  • Visiting Student, INRIA Sophia Antipolis, France.
    • 24 Jun. 2019~16 Aug. 2019.
  • Computer Vision Engineer, Samsung Electronics, DMC Research, Suwon, South Korea.
    • This job is taken as the alternative to the military duties in South Korea.
    • 25 Feb. 2011~28 Feb. 2015.


  • Seungryul Baek, Kwang In Kim, Tae-Kyun Kim, "Pushing the envelope for RGB-based dense 3D hand pose estimation via neural rendering", in Proc. of IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Long Beach, CA, USA, 2019. [PDF] [SUP]
  • Seungryul Baek, Kwang In Kim, Tae-Kyun Kim, "Augmented skeleton space transfer for depth-based hand pose estimation", in Proc. of IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, 2018 (Oral presentation, 2.1% Accept ratio). [PDF] [SUP]
  • Guillermo Garcia-Hernando, Shanxin Yuan, Seungryul Baek, Tae-Kyun Kim, "First-person hand action benchmark with RGB-D videos and 3D hand pose annotations", in Proc. of IEEE Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, 2018. [PDF]
  • Seungryul Baek, Zhiyuan Shi, Masato Kawade, Tae-Kyun Kim, "Kinematic-layout-aware random forests for depth-based action recognition", in Proc. of British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), London, UK, 2017 (Oral presentation, 5.6% Accept ratio). [PDF] [SUP]
  • Seungryul Baek, Kwang In Kim, Tae-Kyun Kim, "Real-time online action detection forests using spatio-temporal contexts", in Proc. of IEEE Winter Conf. on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), Santa Rosa, CA, USA, 2017. [PDF]
  • Seungryul Baek, Taegyu Lim, Yong Seok Heo, Sungbum Park, Hantak Kwak and Woosung Shim, "Superpixel coherency and uncertainty models for semantic segmentation", in Proc. of IEEE Int. Conf. on Computer Vision (ICCV) workshop on PGMs, Sydney, Australia, 2013. [PDF]
  • Seungryul Baek, Chang D. Yoo, Sungrack Yun, "Learning a discriminative visual codebook using homonym scheme", in Proc. of IEEE Int. Conf. on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP), Prague, Czech Republic, 2011 . [PDF]


  • Europe Finalist at Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship 2018.
  • Silver prize at Samsung Best Paper Awards 2013.

Academic Activities

  • Reviewer at AAAI 2020.
  • Reviewer at ICCV 2019, BMVC 2019, CVPR 2019, ICCV HANDS 2019 Workshop.
  • Reviewer at IET Computer Vision 2019.
  • Reviewer at Neurocomputing 2019.
  • Reviewer at International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV) 2018, 2019.
  • Emergency Reviewer at BMVC 2018.
  • Challenge Commitee at HANDS Workshop 2018 (ECCV), 2019 (ICCV).
  • Student Volunteer at BMVC 2017.

Invited Talks

  • Invited Talk at Microsoft Research, Zurich, Switzerland, 5 Jun. 2019.
  • Invited Talk at INRIA, Paris, France, 6 Mar. 2019.
  • Invited Talk at KAIST, Daejeon, South Korea, 2 Jan. 2019.
  • Invited Talk at NAVER Corp., Seongnam, South Korea, 28 Dec. 2018.
  • Invited Talk at Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT), Suwon, South Korea, 18 Dec. 2018.
  • Invited Talk at AI and CV Research Workshop 2018, Munich, Germany, 13 Sep. 2018.
  • Invited Talk at Global Top Talent Forum 2018 Competition by Hyundai Motors, San Diego, CA, USA, 18 Aug. 2018.
  • Invited Talk at Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship 2018 Final Day, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 3 May, 2018.
  • Invited Talk at AI and 3D Research workshop 2017, London, UK, 13 Dec. 2017.