SelimBenhimane

Chair for Computer Aided Medical Procedures & Augmented Reality
Lehrstuhl für Informatikanwendungen in der Medizin & Augmented Reality

Me

  • Selim Benhimane, Dr. Eng.



  • 2200 Mission College Boulevard
    Santa Clara 95054 - California
  • tel: +1 (408) 653-9851

Background

Since 2013 Principal Engineer at Intel Corporation
2008-2013 Head of Research at metaio gmbh
2005-2008 Research Associate at the CAMPAR team Technische Universität München, with Prof. Dr. Nassir NAVAB
Head of the Computer Vision Group
2002-2005 Ph.D. from École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris and prepared at the ICARE team INRIA Sophia Antipolis. Supervised by Dr. Ezio MALIS
Toward a unified approach to real-time visual tracking and servoing.
Jury: Prof. Yves Rouchaleau, Dr. Francois Chaumette, Dr. Michel Dhome, Prof. Nassir Navab, Dr. Ezio Malis, Dr. Patrick Rives.
Degree: Docteur en Sciences. Specialization: Real-time systems, Control and Robotics.
Passed with the highest distinction (mention Très Honorable et les Félicitations du Jury).
Prize of Best French Ph.D. of the two years 2005 & 2006 in Applied and Innovative Research by ASTI

2001-2002 Master of Philosophy (DEA): "Photonics, Imaging et Cybernetics'' in the Control and Vision specialization, Louis Pasteur University , Strasbourg, France.
Passed with the highest distinction (mention Très Bien).
Ranked 1st over all the specializations.
1999-2002 Engineering degree from the E.N.S.P.S. National School of Higher Education in Physics of Strasbourg, France.
3rd year specialization: Engineering systems, Automation and Vision.
1997-1999 Classes préparatoires scientifiques: two-year post-'A'-level preparatory courses for entrance exams to French engineering schools
1997 Baccalaureat in Mathematics (Equivalent to A-levels).
Passed with the highest distinction (mention Très Bien).

General Research Topics

  • Computer Vision
  • Augmented Reality
  • Robotics and Vision-based control
  • Intrinsics-free visual servoing
  • Model measure-free visual servoing
  • Image matching and Tracking initialization
  • Camera self-calibration
  • Real-time image-based tracking

Main Publications

2011
S. Lieberknecht, A. Huber, S. Ilic, S. Benhimane
RGB-D Camera-Based Parallel Tracking and Meshing
The 10th IEEE and ACM International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality, Basel, Switzerland, Oct. 26 - 29, 2011 (bib)
D. Kurz, S. Lieberknecht, S. Benhimane
Benchmarking Inertial Sensor-Aided Localization and Tracking Methods
The 2nd International Workshop on AR/MR Registration, Tracking and Benchmarking (TrakMark2011?), Basel, Switzerland, Oct. 25, 2011 (bib)
S. Hinterstoisser, V. Lepetit, S. Benhimane, P. Fua, N. Navab
Learning Real-Time Perspective Patch Rectification
International Journal of Computer Vision (IJCV), Springer Verlag, The final publication is available at www.springerlink.com (bib)
S. Lieberknecht, S. Benhimane, P. Meier, N. Navab
Benchmarking Template-based Tracking Algorithms
International Journal of Virtual Reality (bib)
S. Lieberknecht, Q. Stierstorfer, G. Kuschk, D. Ulbricht, M. Langer, S. Benhimane
Evolution of a Tracking System
Handbook of AR (bib)
S. Lieberknecht, S. Benhimane, S. Ilic
Simultaneous Reconstruction and Tracking of non-planar Templates
33rd Annual Symposium of the German Association for Pattern Recognition, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, August 30th - September 2nd 2011 (bib)
2009
P. Georgel, S. Benhimane, J. Sotke, N. Navab
Recovering the Full Pose from a Single Keyframe
IEEE Workshop on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV) , Snowbird, Utah, USA, December 7-8 2009 (bib)
S. Lieberknecht, S. Benhimane, P. Meier, N. Navab
A Dataset and Evaluation Methodology for Template-based Tracking Algorithms
The 8th IEEE and ACM International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality, Orlando, US, Oct. 19 - 22, 2009 (bib)
P. Georgel, S. Benhimane, J. Sotke, N. Navab
Photo-based Industrial Augmented Reality Application Using a Single Keyframe Registration Procedure
The 8th IEEE and ACM International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality, Orlando, US, Oct. 19 - 22, 2009 (bib)
C. Unger, S. Benhimane, E. Wahl, N. Navab
Efficient Disparity Computation without Maximum Disparity for Real-Time Stereo Vision
British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), London (UK), September 7-10, 2009 (bib)
L. Wang, J. Traub, S.M. Heining, S. Benhimane, R. Graumann, E. Euler, N. Navab
Long Bone X-ray Image Stitching using C-arm Motion Estimation
Proceedings of Bildverarbeitung fuer die Medizin (BVM 2009), Heidelberg, Germany, March 22-24 2009 (bib)
2008
P. Georgel, P. Schroeder, S. Benhimane, M. Appel, N. Navab
How to Augment the Second Image? Recovery of the Translation Scale in Image to Image Registration
The 7th IEEE and ACM International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality, Cambridge, UK, Sept. 15 - 18, 2008. (bib)
S. Hinterstoisser, S. Benhimane, V. Lepetit, P. Fua, N. Navab
Simultaneous Recognition and Homography Extraction of Local Patches with a Simple Linear Classifier
British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), Leeds (UK), September 1-4, 2008 (bib)
A. Ladikos, S. Benhimane, N. Navab
High Performance Model-Based Object Detection and Tracking
Computer Vision and Computer Graphics. Theory and Applications, Communications in Computer and Information Science, Vol. 21, Springer, 2008 (bib)
A. Ladikos, S. Benhimane, N. Navab
Multi-View Reconstruction using Narrow-Band Graph-Cuts and Surface Normal Optimization
British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), Leeds (UK), September 1-4, 2008 (bib)
P. Georgel, S. Benhimane, N. Navab
A Unified Approach Combining Photometric and Geometric Information for Pose Estimation
British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), Leeds (UK), September 1-4, 2008 (bib)
L. Wang, J. Traub, S.M. Heining, S. Benhimane, R. Graumann, E. Euler, N. Navab
Long Bone X-ray Image Stitching Using Camera Augmented Mobile C-arm
Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention, MICCAI, 2008, New York, USA, September 6-10 2008 (bib)
A. Ladikos, S. Benhimane, N. Navab
Real-time 3D Reconstruction for Collision Avoidance in Interventional Environments
Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention, MICCAI, 2008, New York, USA, September 6-10 2008 (bib)
S. Atasoy, D. Noonan, S. Benhimane, N. Navab, G. Z. Yang
A Global Approach for Automatic Fibroscopic Video Mosaicing in Minimally Invasive Diagnosis
Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention, MICCAI, 2008, New York, USA, September 6-10 2008 (bib)
A. Ladikos, S. Benhimane, N. Navab
Efficient Visual Hull Computation for Real-Time 3D Reconstruction using CUDA
IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Anchorage, Alaska (USA), June 2008. Workshop on Visual Computer Vision on GPUs (CVGPU) (bib)
S. Hinterstoisser, S. Benhimane, N. Navab, P. Fua, V. Lepetit
Online Learning of Patch Perspective Rectification for Efficient Object Detection
IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Anchorage, Alaska (USA), June 2008. (bib)
R. Lasowski, S. Benhimane, J. Vogel, T. F. Jakobs, C. J. Zech, C. Trumm, M. Brokate, N. Navab
Adaptive visualization using the annealing M-estimator
Workshop Bildverarbeitung für die Medizin, Berlin, Germany, April 6-8, 2008 (bib)
R. Lasowski, S. Benhimane, J. Vogel, T. F. Jakobs, C. J. Zech, C. Trumm, Ch. Clason, N. Navab
Adaptive visualization for needle guidance in RF Liver Ablation: taking organ deformation into account
SPIE Medical Imaging, San Diego, California, USA, February 16-21, 2008 (bib)
A. Ladikos, S. Benhimane, M. Appel, N. Navab
Model-Free Markerless Tracking for Remote Support in Unknown Environments
International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, Funchal, Portugal, January 2008. (bib)
S. Benhimane, H. Najafi, M. Grundmann , E. Malis, Y. Genc, N. Navab
Real-time object detection and tracking for industrial applications
International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, Funchal, Portugal, January 2008. (bib)
2007
P. Georgel, P. Schroeder, S. Benhimane, S. Hinterstoisser, M. Appel, N. Navab
An Industrial Augmented Reality Solution For Discrepancy Check
Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR), Nara, Japan, Nov. 2007 (bib)
S. Hinterstoisser, S. Benhimane, N. Navab
N3M: Natural 3D Markers for Real-Time Object Detection and Pose Estimation
IEEE International Conference on Computer Vision, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, October 14-20, 2007 (bib)
S. Benhimane, E. Malis
Homography-based 2D Visual Tracking and Servoing
Special Joint Issue IJCV/IJRR on Robot and Vision. Published in The International Journal of Robotics Research, Volume 26, No. 7, 661-676, July 2007. (bib)
S. Benhimane, A. Ladikos, V. Lepetit, N. Navab
Linear and Quadratic Subsets for Template-Based Tracking
IEEE Computer Society Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 2007 (bib)
T. Klein, S. Benhimane, J. Traub, S.M. Heining, E. Euler, N. Navab
Interactive Guidance System for C-arm Repositioning without Radiation
Proceedings of Bildverarbeitung fuer die Medizin (BVM 2007), Munich, Germany, March 2007, pp. 21-25 (bib)
A. Ladikos, S. Benhimane, N. Navab
A Real-Time Tracking System Combining Template-Based and Feature-Based Approaches
International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications, Barcelona, Spain, March 2007. (bib)
2006
S. Benhimane
Vers une approche unifiee pour le suivi temps-reel et l’asservissement visuel
PhD Thesis - These de doctorat a l'Ecole Nationale Superieure des Mines de Paris, December 2006 (bib)
S. Benhimane, E. Malis
Integration of Euclidean constraints in template-based visual tracking of piecewise-planar scenes
IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots Systems, Beijing, China, October 2006. (bib)
C. Mei, S. Benhimane, E. Malis, P. Rives
Homography-based Tracking for Central Catadioptric Cameras
IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots Systems, Beijing, China, October 2006. (bib)
N. Navab, S. Wiesner, S. Benhimane, E. Euler, S.M. Heining
Visual Servoing for Intraoperative Positioning and Repositioning of Mobile C-arms
Proceedings of Medical Image Computing and Computer-Assisted Intervention (MICCAI 2006), Copenhagen, Denmark, October 2006 (bib)
C. Mei, S. Benhimane, E. Malis, P. Rives
Constrained Multiple Planar Template Tracking for Central Catadioptric Cameras
British Machine Vision Conference, Edinburgh, UK, September 2006. (bib)
S. Benhimane, E. Malis
A new approach to vision-based robot control with omni-directional cameras
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Orlando, USA, May 2006. (bib)
S. Benhimane, E. Malis
Homography-based 2D Visual Servoing
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Orlando, USA, May 2006. (bib)
S. Benhimane, E. Malis
Une approche directe pour l'asservissement visuel 2D
15eme Congres Francophone AFRIF-AFIA de Reconnaissance des Formes et Intelligence Artificielle, Tours, France, January 2006. (bib)
2005
E. Malis, S. Benhimane
A unified approach to visual tracking and servoing.
Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Volume 52, Issue 1, Pages 39-52, 31 July 2005. (bib)
S. Benhimane, E. Malis, P. Rives, J. R. Azinheira
Vision-based Control for Car Platooning using Homography Decomposition
IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, pp. 2173-2178, Barcelona, Spain, April 2005. (bib)
2004
E. Malis, S. Benhimane
A unified framework for real-time visual tracking and servoing
IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Sendai, Japan, October 2004. Workshop WWF4 Advances in Robot Vision - From Domestic Environments to Medical Applications. (bib)
S. Benhimane, E. Malis
Self-calibration of the distortion of a zooming camera by matching points at different resolutions
IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, vol. 2, pp. 2307-2312, Sendai, Japan, October 2004. (bib)
S. Benhimane, E. Malis
Real-time image-based tracking of planes using Efficient Second-order Minimization
IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, vol. 1, pp. 943-948, Sendai, Japan, October 2004. (bib)
S. Benhimane, E. Malis
Mise en correspondance d'images a differentes resolutions a l'aide d'invariants aux parametres intrinseques
14eme Congres Francophone AFRIF-AFIA de Reconnaissance des Formes et Intelligence Artificielle, Toulouse, France, January 2004. (bib)
2003
S. Benhimane, E. Malis
Vision-based control with respect to planar and non-planar objects using a zooming camera
IEEE International Conference on Advanced Robotics, vol. 2, pp. 991-996, Coimbra, Portugal, July 2003. (bib)


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