About
I am a research assistant professor at the Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago. Previously, I was a postdoc in the Computer Vision Lab at Caltech. I completed a Ph.D. in Computer Science in Fall 2009, at UC Berkeley under the guidance of Professor Jitendra Malik.
Contact
Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago
6045 S. Kenwood Ave
Chicago, IL 60637

mmaire@ttic.edu
News
  • New arXiv paper on fractal networks, an alternative ultra-deep architecture.
  • Our colorization work is featured in the NVIDIA Accelerated Computing Newsletter.
  • New arXiv paper on automatic colorization.
  • Affinity CNN arXiv paper available (accepted to CVPR 2016).  
Publications

FractalNet: Ultra-Deep Neural Networks without Residuals

Gustav Larsson, Michael Maire, and Gregory Shakhnarovich
arXiv:1605.07648

Learning Representations for Automatic Colorization

Gustav Larsson, Michael Maire, and Gregory Shakhnarovich
arXiv:1603.06668

Affinity CNN: Learning Pixel-Centric Pairwise Relations for Figure/Ground Embedding

Michael Maire, Takuya Narihira, and Stella X. Yu
Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2016

Direct Intrinsics: Learning Albedo-Shading Decomposition by Convolutional Regression

Takuya Narihira, Michael Maire, and Stella X. Yu
International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2015

Learning Lightness from Human Judgement on Relative Reflectance

Takuya Narihira, Michael Maire, and Stella X. Yu
Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2015

Reconstructive Sparse Code Transfer for Contour Detection and Semantic Labeling

Michael Maire, Stella X. Yu, and Pietro Perona
Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV), 2014

Microsoft COCO: Common Objects in Context

Tsung-Yi Lin, Michael Maire, Serge Belongie, James Hays,
Pietro Perona, Deva Ramanan, Piotr Dollár, and C. Lawrence Zitnick
European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2014

Progressive Multigrid Eigensolvers for Multiscale Spectral Segmentation

Michael Maire and Stella X. Yu
International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2013

Hierarchical Scene Annotation

Michael Maire, Stella X. Yu, and Pietro Perona
British Machine Vision Conference (BMVC), 2013

Object Detection and Segmentation from Joint Embedding of Parts and Pixels

Michael Maire, Stella X. Yu, and Pietro Perona
International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), 2011

Occlusion Boundary Detection and Figure/Ground Assignment from Optical Flow

Patrik Sundberg, Thomas Brox, Michael Maire, Pablo Arbeláez, and Jitendra Malik
Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2011

Contour Detection and Hierarchical Image Segmentation

Pablo Arbeláez, Michael Maire, Charless Fowlkes, and Jitendra Malik
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (TPAMI), 2011

Simultaneous Segmentation and Figure/Ground Organization using Angular Embedding

Michael Maire
European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2010

From Contours to Regions: An Empirical Evaluation

Pablo Arbeláez, Michael Maire, Charless Fowlkes, and Jitendra Malik
Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2009

Using Contours to Detect and Localize Junctions in Natural Images

Michael Maire, Pablo Arbeláez, Charless Fowlkes, and Jitendra Malik
Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2008

SVM-KNN: Discriminative Nearest Neighbor Classification for Visual Category Recognition

Hao Zhang, Alexander C. Berg, Michael Maire, and Jitendra Malik
Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2006

Making Latin Manuscripts Searchable using gHMM's

Jaety Edwards, Yee Whye Teh, David A. Forsyth, Roger Bock, Michael Maire, and Grace Vesom
Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS), 2004

Names and Faces in the News

Tamara L. Berg, Alexander C. Berg, Jaety Edwards, Michael Maire,
Ryan White, Yee Whye Teh, Eric Learned-Miller, and David A. Forsyth
Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2004

Recognition by Probabilistic Hypothesis Construction

Pierre Moreels, Michael Maire, and Pietro Perona
European Conference on Computer Vision (ECCV), 2004

Theses

Contour Detection and Image Segmentation

Michael Maire
Ph.D. Thesis
University of California, Berkeley, 2009

Dynamic Code Updates

Michael Maire
Undergraduate Thesis
California Institute of Technology, 2003