Fabian Caba Heilbron
I am a Research Scientist at Adobe Research. I recieved my Ph.D. from KAUST under the supervision of Professor Bernard Ghanem. I was fortunate to work with Juan Carlos Niebles during my master studies at Universidad del Norte.
My research interests span computer vision and machine learning. Specifically, my research focuses in the developments of models to recognize and detect human activities from videos. Some of my previous efforts include:
- gathering large-scale video datasets
- developing efficient scanning methods for video analysis
- training models for temporal activity localization
If you want to reach out, please contact me at: fabian.caba [at] kaust.edu.sa
ActivityNet Challenge [2016-Present]: I am one of the leading forces behind organizing the ActivityNet Challenge. I built the infrastructure that allows multiple researchers to test-bed their methods. The challenge has attracted a large number of researchers, and it has been sponsored by several companies including DeepMind, Facebook, and Google AI.
Mantis AI [2017-Present]: I am a co-founder of Mantis AI. Mantis crafts ground-breaking research in deep-learning to perform activity detection and video summarization for content-aware ad placement.
IVUL [2015-2019]: I was a Research Assistant at IVUL. My work aimed to develop models for human activity understanding. Some of my efforts were published at top-tier computer vision conferences (see Publications).
Adobe Research [Summer 2017, Summer 2018]: I was an intern for two consecutive summers at Adobe Research. During these periods I developed: (i) an active learning method for action detection; (ii) a navigation system for video editing purposes.
Active Speakers in Context
Juan Carlos Leon, Fabian Caba Heilbron, Long Mai, Federico Perazzi, Joon-Young Lee, Pablo Arbelaez, Bernard Ghanem Seattle, CVPR 2020. - [Paper (Coming Soon)]
TDNet: A Temporally Distributed Network for Fast Video Segmentation
Ping Hu, Fabian Caba Heilbron, Oliver Wang, Zhe Lin, Stan Sclaroff, Federico Perazzi Seattle, CVPR 2020. - [Paper (Coming Soon)]
RefineLoc: Iterative Refinement for Weakly-Supervised Action Localization
Humam Alwassel, Alejandro Pardo, Fabian Caba Heilbron, Ali Thabet, Bernard Ghanem Preprint, 2019. - [arXiv]
Rethinking Online Action Detection in Untrimmed Videos: A Novel Online Evaluation Protocol
Marcos Baptista-Ríos, Roberto J. López-Sastre, Fabian Caba Heilbron, Jan C. Van Germert, F. Javer Acevedo-Rodríguez, Saturnino Maldonado-Bascón IEEE Access 2019. - [Paper]
Logistic Regression is Still Alive and Effective.
Merey Ramazanova, Chen Zhao, Mengmeng Xu, Humam Alwassel, Sara Rojas, Fabian Caba Heilbron, Bernard Ghanem Seoul, ICCVW 2019. - [Paper]
Clothing Recognition in the Wild using the Amazon Catalog
Fabian Caba Heilbron, Bojan Pepik, Zohar Barzelay, Michael Donoser Seoul, ICCVW 2019. - [Paper]
What do I Annotate Next? An Empirical Study of
Active Learning for Action Localization
Fabian Caba Heilbron, Joon-Young Lee, Hailin Jin, Bernard Ghanem Munich, ECCV 2018. - [Paper]
Temporal Action Localization
Humam Alwassel*, Fabian Caba Heilbron*, Bernard Ghanem; * := equal contribution Munich, ECCV 2018. - [Paper] [Project page] [Video]
Humam Alwassel*, Fabian Caba Heilbron*, Victor Escorcia*, Bernard Ghanem
* := equal contribution Munich, ECCV 2018. - [Paper] [Project page] [Code (Github)] [Video]
SCC: Semantic Context Cascade for Efficient Action Detection
Fabian Caba Heilbron, Wayner Barrios, Victor Escorcia, Bernard Ghanem
Hawaii, CVPR 2017. - [Paper] [Poster]
DAPs: Deep Action Proposals for Action Understanding
Victor Escorcia, Fabian Caba Heilbron, Juan Carlos Niebles, Bernard Ghanem
Amsterdam, ECCV 2016. - [Paper] [Code (Github)] [Poster]
Efficient Detection of Human Actions in Untrimmed Videos
Fabian Caba Heilbron, Juan Carlos Niebles, Bernard Ghanem
Las Vegas, CVPR 2016. - [Paper] [Project page] [Code (Github)] [Demo]
Fabian Caba Heilbron, Victor Escorcia, Bernard Ghanem, Juan Carlos Niebles
Boston, CVPR 2015. - [Paper] [Project page] [Code (Github)] [Demo]
Bernard Ghanem, Ali Thabet, Juan Carlos Niebles, Fabian Caba Heilbron
Boston, CVPR 2015. - [Paper] [Project page] [Code] [Data]
Fabian Caba Heilbron, Ali Thabet, Juan Carlos Niebles, Bernard Ghanem
Singapore, ACCV 2014. - [Paper] [Project page]
Fabian Caba Heilbron, Juan Carlos Niebles
Glasgow, ICMR 2014. - [Paper] [Code (Github)]
In God we trust. All others must bring data.
— W. Edwards Deming