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MAAYA: Multimedia Analysis and Access for Documentation and Decipherment of Maya Epigraphy

English title MAAYA: Multimedia Analysis and Access for Documentation and Decipherment of Maya Epigraphy
Applicant Gatica-Perez Daniel
Number 144238
Funding scheme Interdisciplinary projects
Research institution IDIAP Centre du Parc Av. des Prés-Beudin 20
Institution of higher education Idiap Research Institute - IDIAP
Main discipline Information Technology
Start/End 01.05.2013 - 30.04.2017
Approved amount 646'294.00
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All Disciplines (2)

Discipline
Information Technology
Archaeology

Keywords (6)

Multimdia; Computer Vision; Machine Learning; Archaeology; Maya Epigraph; Cultural Heritage

Responsible applicant and co-applicants

Employees

Publications

Publication
Assessing Deep Learning Architectures for Visualizing Maya Hieroglyphs
Roman-Rangel Edgar, Marchand-Maillet Stephane (2017), Assessing Deep Learning Architectures for Visualizing Maya Hieroglyphs, in Mexican Conference on Pattern Recognition (MCPR), MCPR, Huatulco.
Extracting Maya Glyphs from Degraded Ancient Documents via Image Segmentation
Hu Rui, Odobez Jean-Marc, Gatica-Perez Daniel (2017), Extracting Maya Glyphs from Degraded Ancient Documents via Image Segmentation, in ACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage, 10(2), 10.
Shape Representations for Maya Codical Glyphs: Knowledge-driven or Deep?
Can Gulcan, Odobez Jean-Marc, Gatica-Perez Daniel (2017), Shape Representations for Maya Codical Glyphs: Knowledge-driven or Deep?, in Int. Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI), CBMI, Florence.
Visualizing Weakly-Annotated Multi-Label Mayan Inscriptions with Supervised t-SNE
Roman-Rangel Edgar, Marchand-Maillet Stephane (2017), Visualizing Weakly-Annotated Multi-Label Mayan Inscriptions with Supervised t-SNE, in Int. Workshop on Content-Based Multimedia Indexing (CBMI), CBMI, Florence.
Ancient Maya Writings as High-Dimensional Data: a Visualization Approach
Can Gulcan, Odobez Jean-Marc, Pallan Gayol Carlos, Gatica-Perez Daniel (2016), Ancient Maya Writings as High-Dimensional Data: a Visualization Approach, in Digital Humanities Conference (DH), ADHO, Krakow.
Assessing a Shape Descriptor for Analysis of Mesoamerican Hieroglyphics: A View Towards Practice in Digital Humanities
Hu Rui, Odobez Jean-Marc, Gatica-Perez Daniel (2016), Assessing a Shape Descriptor for Analysis of Mesoamerican Hieroglyphics: A View Towards Practice in Digital Humanities, in Digital Humanities Conference (DH), ADHO, Krakow.
Comix: Joint Estimation and Lightspeed Comparison of Mixture Models
Schwander O., Marchand-Maillet Stephane, Nielsen F. (2016), Comix: Joint Estimation and Lightspeed Comparison of Mixture Models, in IEEE ICASSP, IEEE , Shanghai.
Evaluating Shape Representations for Maya Glyph Classification
Can Gulcan, Odobez Jean-Marc, Gatica-Perez Daniel (2016), Evaluating Shape Representations for Maya Glyph Classification, in ACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH), 9(3), 14.
Indexing Mayan Hieroglyphs with Neural Codes
Roman-Rangel Edgar, Marchand-Maillet Stephane (2016), Indexing Mayan Hieroglyphs with Neural Codes, in Int. Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), IEEE, Cancun.
Quantifying the invariance and robustness of Permutation-based Indexing schemes
Marchand-Maillet Stephane, Roman-Rangel Edgar, Mohamed H., Nielsen F. (2016), Quantifying the invariance and robustness of Permutation-based Indexing schemes, in Similarity Search and Applications (SISAP), Springer, Tokyo.
Transferring Neural Representations for Low-dimensional Indexing of Maya Hieroglyphic Art
Roman-Rangel Edgar, Can Gulcan, Marchand-Maillet Stephane, Hu Rui, Pallan Gayol Carlos, Krempel Guido, Spotak Jakub, Odobez Jean-Marc, Gatica-Perez Daniel (2016), Transferring Neural Representations for Low-dimensional Indexing of Maya Hieroglyphic Art, in ECCV Workshop on Computer Vision for Art Analysis, Springer, Amsterdam.
A Survey of CUDA-based Multidimensional Scaling on GPU Architecture
Osipyan H., Krulis M., Marchand-Maillet Stephane (2015), A Survey of CUDA-based Multidimensional Scaling on GPU Architecture, in Imperial College Computing Student Workshop (ICCSW), Schloss Dagstuhl--Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Informatik, London.
Multimedia Analysis and Access of Ancient Maya Epigraphy
Hu Rui, Can Gulcan, Pallan Gayol Carlos, Krempel Guido, Spotak Jakub, Vail Gabrielle, Marchand-Maillet Stephane, Odobez Jean-Marc, Gatica-Perez Daniel (2015), Multimedia Analysis and Access of Ancient Maya Epigraphy, in IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, Special Issue on Signal Processing for Art Investigation, 32(4), 75-84.
Space-Time Local Embeddings
Sun K., Kalousis A., Marchand-Maillet Stephane (2015), Space-Time Local Embeddings, in Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), NIPS, Montreal.
Automatic Maya Hieroglyph Retrieval Using Shape and Context Information
Hu Rui, Pallan Carlos, Krempel Guido, Odobez Jean-Marc, Gatica-Perez Daniel (2014), Automatic Maya Hieroglyph Retrieval Using Shape and Context Information, in ACM Int. Conf. on Multimedia (ACM MM), ACM, Orlando.
Fast Interactive Information Retrieval with Sampling-Based MDS on GPU Architectures
Osipyan H., Morton A., Marchand-Maillet Stephane (2014), Fast Interactive Information Retrieval with Sampling-Based MDS on GPU Architectures, in Information Retrieval Facility Conference, Springer, Copenhagen.
Is That a Jaguar? Segmenting Ancient Maya Glyphs via Crowdsourcing
Can Gulcan, Odobez Jean-Marc, Gatica-Perez Daniel (2014), Is That a Jaguar? Segmenting Ancient Maya Glyphs via Crowdsourcing, in ACM Int. Workshop on Crowdsourcing for Multimedia, ACM, Orlando.
The MAAYA Project: Multimedia Analysis and Access for Documentation and Decipherment of Maya Epigraphy
Gatica-Perez Daniel, Pallan Gayol Carlos, Marchand-Maillet Stephane, Odobez Jean-Marc, Roman-Rangel Edgar, Krempel Guido, Grube Nikolai (2014), The MAAYA Project: Multimedia Analysis and Access for Documentation and Decipherment of Maya Epigraphy, in Digital Humanities Conference (DH), ADHO, Lausanne.
Analyzing and Visualizing Ancient Maya Hieroglyphics Using Shape: from Computer Vision to Digital Humanities
Hu Rui, Pallan Gayol Carlos, Odobez Jean-Marc, Gatica-Perez Daniel, Analyzing and Visualizing Ancient Maya Hieroglyphics Using Shape: from Computer Vision to Digital Humanities, in Digital Scholarship in the Humanities.
MAAYA: Multimedia Methods to Support Maya Epigraphic Analysis
Gatica-Perez Daniel, Can Gulcan, Hu Rui, Marchand-Maillet Stephane, Odobez Jean-Marc, Pallan Gayol Carlos, Roman-Rangel Edgar, MAAYA: Multimedia Methods to Support Maya Epigraphic Analysis, in Jimenez-Badillo Diego (ed.), INAH-RedTDPC, Mexico.

Collaboration

Group / person Country
Types of collaboration
Dr. Gabrielle Vail, New College of Florida United States of America (North America)
- in-depth/constructive exchanges on approaches, methods or results
- Publication
Dr Jakub Spotak, Comenius Universtity of Bratislava, Slovakia (Europe)
- Publication

Scientific events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Title of article or contribution Date Place Persons involved
LIST Luxembourg Individual talk Invariance in Permutation-based Indexing schemes: Application to the analysis of Mesoamerican Cultural Heritage 11.01.2017 Luxembourg, Luxembourg Marchand-Maillet Stéphane;
Workshop on Historical Document Analysis (HisDoc) Poster Indexing Maya Hieroglyphs with Neural Codes 18.11.2016 Fribourg, Switzerland Roman Rangel Edgar;
Workshop on Historical Document Analysis (HisDoc) Individual talk Looking at Maya Hieroglyphs 18.11.2016 Fribourg, Switzerland Gatica-Perez Daniel;
Workshop on Historical Document Analysis (HisDoc) Poster Extracting Maya Glyphs from Degraded Ancient Documents via Image Segmentation 18.11.2016 Fribourg, Switzerland Hu Rui;
Workshop on Historical Document Analysis (HisDoc) Poster Segmenting Ancient Maya Glyphs via Crowdsourcing 18.11.2016 Fribourg, Switzerland Can Gulcan;
Ararat International Academy of Sciences Individual talk Machine Learning Techniques in Support for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage Analysis and Understanding 06.09.2016 Geneva, Switzerland Marchand-Maillet Stéphane;
Telecom Paristech, ISIS Research Day Individual talk Digital Support for the Analysis of Mesoamerican Cultural Heritage 13.05.2016 Paris, France Marchand-Maillet Stéphane;
20th European Maya Conference Talk given at a conference Looking at Hieroglyphs: Computational Methods for Visual Analysis 13.12.2015 Bonn, Germany Gatica-Perez Daniel;
Swiss Machine Learning Day Individual talk Learning Visual Representations for Maya Glyphs 24.10.2014 Lausanne, Switzerland Can Gulcan;
Laboratory of Digital Humanities and Culture (LADHUL-UNIL) Individual talk The MAAYA Project: Multimedia Analysis and Access for Documentation and Decipherment of Maya Epigraphy 23.10.2014 Lausanne, Switzerland Gatica-Perez Daniel;
Workshop on Historical Document Analysis (HisDoc) Individual talk MAAYA: Multimedia Analysis and Access for Documentation and Decipherment of Maya Epigraphy. 27.02.2014 Fribourg, Switzerland Morton April; Can Gulcan; Hu Rui;


Self-organised

Title Date Place
Special Session on Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition for Archaeological Research at International Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA) 02.04.2015 Siena, Italy

Communication with the public

Communication Title Media Place Year
Media relations: print media, online media An algorithm to decipher Mayan glyphs Horizons Magazine SNSF - Swiss Academies Western Switzerland German-speaking Switzerland 2017
Talks/events/exhibitions Tools for visualization of Maya hieroglyphs at EPFL Open Days Western Switzerland 2016
Talks/events/exhibitions Tools for visualization of Maya hieroglyphs at Idiap Innovation and Open Doors Days Western Switzerland 2016
Media relations: radio, television Des chercheurs partent sur les trâces de l'écriture Maya La Tele Western Switzerland 2015
Media relations: print media, online media Google translate für Maya-Hieroglyphen NZZ German-speaking Switzerland 2015
Media relations: print media, online media Revealing the mysteries of the Maya script EPFL News Western Switzerland 2015
Media relations: print media, online media Un Google Translate de l'écriture maya Le Temps Western Switzerland 2015

Use-inspired outputs

Software

Name Year
Code for Histogram of Orientation Shape Context (HOOSC) 2016


Associated projects

Number Title Start Funding scheme
116702 CODICES: Automatic Analysis of Mexican Codex Collections 01.08.2008 Project funding (Div. I-III)

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