David Etter, PhD
David Etter is a Machine Learning Scientist with 20+ years experience in research and development. His research interests include Machine Learning/ Deep Learning, Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing (NLP), and Information Retrieval.
MY LATEST RESEARCH
Aerial Video Processing
Research and development of big data analytics for object detection and summarization in aerial video.
Designed an adaptive thresholding algorithm for video summarization which adjust keyframe extraction rates based on a deep learning feedback loop.
Text Localization and Extraction in Video
Research and development of big data analytics for text spotting and extraction in videos.
Developed a text localization algorithm using Gaussian Mixture-based background subtraction with blob detection.
Applied deep learning to classify the image regions and generate character sequence output.