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Eugene
Borovikov
Location: 
38A
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10S1011B
Phone Number: (
301
827-4739
Expertise and Research Interests: 

Dr. Borovikov is an Image Processing/Computer Vision scientist. He joined NIH/NLM/CEB team in April 2011. He is contributing to the R&D efforts of the Lost Person Finder (LPF) project family by researching and developing face detection and matching capabilities in unconstrained images, as well as in general content based image retrieval (CBIR) and efficient near-duplicate image detection/grouping/removal. He also mentors (summer) students and collaborates with other research fellows at NLM.

During 2003-2010 he was an active member of the R&D team at CACI-Lanham primarily involved in multilingual OCR/ICR and NLP efforts in the document recognition/understanding area in collaboration with research labs, e.g. CEDAR of Buffalo and LAMP of UMCP, authoring numerous papers and book chapters on Arabic OCR and handwriting recognition. In 2006, Dr. Borovikov directed an R&D team at ADF Solutions, advancing technology for content based image and video
retrieval, collaborating with academic labs such as LAMP at UMCP. During 1997-2003, Eugene Borovikov worked as a Faculty Research Assistant at UMCP's Computer Vision and High Performance Computing Labs, performing research in the area of multi-view real-time non-rigid shape recognition in applications to 3D human body shape estimation.

Eugene Borovikov received his Ph.D. degree from University of Maryland, College Park in 2003, with the dissertation titled "High-performance visual computing in multi-perspective environments", advised by professors Larry Davis and Alan Sussman. Eugene Borovikov received the degree of Master of Arts in Applied Mathematics from University of Maryland, College Park in 1998 with the thesis titled "Human Head Pose Estimation by Facial Features Location", advised by professors Larry Davis and David Harwood.

Publications/Tools by Eugene Borovikov: 
Borovikov E, Vajda S. FaceMatch: real-world face image retrieval. International Conference on Recent Trends in Image Processing & Pattern Recognition (RTIP2R) Dec, 16-17, 2016, Bidar, Karnataka, India.
Borovikov E, Yershov S. On Virtual Characters that Can See 7th Annual International Conference on Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures, BICA 2016, held July 16 to July 19, 2016 in New York City, NY, USA
Borovikov E, Vajda S, Lingappa G, Bonifant MC. Parallel Computing in Face Image Retrieval: Practical Approach to the Real-World Image Search. Multi-Core Computer Vision and Image Processing for Intelligent Applications. IGI Global, 2017. 155-189. Web. 12 Sep. 2016. doi:10.4018/978-1-5225-0889-2.ch006
Candemir S, Borovikov E, KC S, Antani SK, Thoma GR. RSILC: Rotation- and Scale-Invariant, Line-based Color-aware descriptor. Image and Vision Computing, Volume 42, October 2015, Pages 1-12, ISSN 0262-8856. doi:10.1016/j.imavis.2015.06.010.
Borovikov E, Vajda S, Lingappa G, Candemir S, Antani SK, Gill MJ, Thoma GR. FaceMatch: visual search of missing persons during a disaster event. NIH Intramural Research Festival, Bethesda MD, November 6-8, 2013.
Borovikov E, Vajda S, Lingappa G, Antani SK, Thoma GR. Face matching for post-disaster family reunification. IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics. Philadelphia, PA, USA. September 2013.
Borovikov E. FaceMatch: visual search for pictures of missing persons during a disaster event. NIH Research Festival. October 2012.
Borovikov E, Lingappa G. Face matching in Lost Person Finder Project. CEB Technical Report. January 2012.
Borovikov E, Zavorin I. A multi-stage document processing approach To Arabic text recognition. Guide to OCR for Arabic Scripts. 2012:55-78.