Brendan Morris

Brendan Morris Assistant Professor
Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Nevada, Las Vegas
SEB Room 3216
4505 South Maryland Parkway #4206
Las Vegas, NV 89154-4026
Phone: 702-774-1480
Email: brendan.morris a t unlv d o t edu
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Teaching

Office Hours
MTuWTh 15:00-16:00

TermCourseTitle
Fall 14 EE360Signals and Systems I
Fall 14 EE480/680Digital Signal Processing
Spring 14 ECG782Multidimensional Digital Signal Processing
Spring 14 EE482Digital Signal Processing Applications
Fall 13 ECG781Digital Filters
Fall 13 EE480/680Digital Signal Processing
Spring 13 ECG795Computer Vision and Intelligent Systems
Spring 13 EE480/680Digital Signal Processing
Fall 12 ECG781Digital Filters
Fall 12 EE292Fundamentals of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Spring 12 CPE260Signals and Systems for Computer Engineers
Fall 11 CPE300Digital System Architecture and Design

Research Interests

Computer Vision, Machine Learning, and Pattern Recognition with a focus on real-time acquisition and processing.

Visit the RTIS website for more research details. [link]

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Figure: Research word cloud generated from publications.

Datasets

Please use the following link to access datasets used in publications. [link]

Research Projects

Driver Assistance Systems

  1. S. Sivaraman, B. Morris, M. Trivedi, "Observing on-road vehicle behavior: Issues, approaches, and perspectives," in Proc. IEEE Conf. Intell. Transport. Syst., Oct., 2013. [pdf]

  2. S. Sivaraman, B. Morris, M. Trivedi, "Learning Multi-Lane Trajectories using Vehicle-Based Vision," IEEE Inter. Conf. on Computer Vision Workshop on Computer Vision in Vehicle Technology., Nov., 2011.

  3. B. Morris, A. Doshi, and M. Trivedi, “Lane Change Intent Prediction for Driver Assistance: On-Road Design and Evaluation”, in Proc. IEEE Intell. Veh. Symposium, Jun. 2011, pp. 895-901. [pdf]

  4. A. Doshi, B. T. Morris, and M. M. Trivedi. "On-Road Prediction of Driver' Intent with Multimodal Sensory Cues", IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 22-34, Mar. 2011, Special Issue for Automotive Pervasive Computing. [pdf]

  5. B. Morris and M. Trivedi, "Vehicle Iconic Surround Observer: Visualization Platform for Intelligent Driver Support Applications," in Proc. IEEE Intell. Veh. Symposium, San Diego, California, June. 2010, pp. 168-173. [pdf]

  6. B. Morris and M. Trivedi, "Unsupervised learning of motion patterns of rear surrounding vehicles," in Proc. IEEE Conf. Veh. Elec. and Safety, Pune, India, Nov. 2009, pp. 80-85 [pdf]

Trajectory Learning

  1. B. T. Morris and M. M. Trivedi, "Understanding vehicular traffic behavior from video: a survey of unsupervised approaches," Journal of Electronic Imaging vol. 22, no.4, 2013.

  2. B. T. Morris and M. M. Trivedi, "Trajectory Learning for Activity Understanding: Unsupervised, Multilevel, and Long-Term Adaptive Approach," IEEE Trans. Pattern Anal. Mach. Intell., vol. 33, no. 11, pp. 2287-2301, Nov. 2011. [pdf] [data]

  3. B. T. Morris and M. M. Trivedi, "Learning Trajectory Patterns by Clustering: Experimental Studies and Comparative Evaluation," in Proc. IEEE Inter. Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recog., Miami, Florida, June 2009. (Corrected: axis mislabel in Fig. 3(a)) [pdf] [data]

  4. B. T. Morris and M. M. Trivedi, "An Adaptive Scene Description for Activity Analysis in Surveillance Video," in Proc. IEEE Inter. Conf. on Pattern Recog., Tampa Bay, Florida, Dec. 2008 [pdf]

  5. B. Morris and M. Trivedi, "Learning and Classification of Trajectories in Dynamic Scenes: A General Framework for Live Video Analysis," in Proc. IEEE Inter. Conf. on Advanced Video and Signal based Surveillance, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Sept. 2008 [pdf]

  6. B. T. Morris and M. M. Trivedi, "A Survey of Vision-Based Trajectory Learning and Analysis for Surveillance," IEEE Trans. Circuits Syst. Video Technol. Special Issue on Video Surveillance, vol. 18, no. 8, pp. 1114-1127, Aug. 2008. [pdf]

Traffic Monitoring

  1. B. T. Morris, C. Tran, G. Scora, M. M. Trivedi, and M. J. Barth, "Real-Time Video-Based Traffc Measurement and Visualization System for Energy/Emissions," IEEE Trans. Intell. Transp. Syst., vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 1667-1678, Dec. 2012. [pdf]

  2. G. Scora, B. Morris, M. Barth, and M. Trivedi, “Real-Time Roadway Emissions Estimation using Visual Traffic Measurements”, in IEEE Forum on Integrated and Sustainable Transport. Syst., Jul. 2011, pp. 40-47. [pdf]

  3. B. Morris and M. Trivedi, "Map interface for geo-registering and monitoring distributed events," in Proc. IEEE Conf. Intell. Transport. Syst., Sep. 2010, pp. 962-967. [pdf]

  4. B. T. Morris and M. M. Trivedi, "Contextual activity visualization from long-term video observations," IEEE Intell. Syst., vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 50-62, 2010, Special Issue on Intelligent Monitoring of Complex Environments. [pdf]

  5. B. T. Morris and M. M. Trivedi, "Learning, Modeling, and Classification of Vehicle Track Patterns from Live Video," IEEE Trans. Intell. Transport. Syst., vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 425-437, Sept. 2008. [pdf]

  6. B. Morris and M. Trivedi, "Real-Time Video Based Highway Traffic Measurement and Performance Monitoring," in Proc. IEEE Conf. on Intell. Transport. Syst., Seattle, Washington, Sept. 2007, pp. 59-64 [pdf]

  7. B. Morris and M. Trivedi, "Improved Vehicle Classification in Long Traffic Video by Cooperating Tracker and Classifier Modules," in Proc. IEEE Inter. Conf. on Advanced Video and Signal based Surveillance, Sydney, Australia, Nov. 2006 [pdf]

  8. B. Morris and M. Trivedi, "Robust Classification and Tracking of Vehicles in Traffic Video Streams," in Proc. IEEE Conf. on Intell. Transport. Syst., Toronto, Canada, Sept. 2006, pp. 1078-1083 [pdf]

Object Detection

  1. M Chua, D. W. Aha, B. Auslander, K. Gupta, and B. Morris, "Comparison of object detection algorithms on maritime vessels," Technical Report AIC-13-??, Naval Research Laboratory, Navy Center for Applied Research in Artificial Intelligence, Washington, DC, 2013. [pdf]

  2. B. Morris, D. W. Aha, B. Auslander, and K. Gupta, "Learning and leveraging context for maritime threat analysis: Vessel classification using Exemplar-SVM," Technical Report AIC-12-??, Naval Research Laboratory, Navy Center for Applied Research in Artificial Intelligence, Washington, DC, 2012. [pdf]

Publications

  1. B. T. Morris and M. M. Trivedi, "Understanding vehicular traffic behavior from video: a survey of unsupervised approaches," Journal of Electronic Imaging vol. 22, no.4, Oct. 2013.

  2. S. Sivaraman, B. Morris, M. Trivedi, "Observing on-road vehicle behavior: Issues, approaches, and perspectives," in Proc. IEEE Conf. Intell. Transport. Syst., Oct., 2013. [pdf]

  3. M Chua, D. W. Aha, B. Auslander, K. Gupta, and B. Morris, "Comparison of object detection algorithms on maritime vessels," Technical Report AIC-13-??, Naval Research Laboratory, Navy Center for Applied Research in Artificial Intelligence, Washington, DC, 2013. [pdf]

  4. M.S. Shirazi, B. Morris, and H. Selvaraj. Fast FPGA-based fault injection tool for embedded processors. In Quality Electronic Design (ISQED), 2013 14th International Symposium on, pages 476-480, San Jose, CA, 2013. [pdf]

  5. B. T. Morris, C. Tran, G. Scora, M. M. Trivedi, and M. J. Barth, "Real-Time Video-Based Traffc Measurement and Visualization System for Energy/Emissions," IEEE Trans. Intell. Transp. Syst., vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 1667-1678, Dec. 2012. [pdf]

  6. B. Morris, D. W. Aha, B. Auslander, and K. Gupta, "Learning and leveraging context for maritime threat analysis: Vessel classification using Exemplar-SVM," Technical Report AIC-12-??, Naval Research Laboratory, Navy Center for Applied Research in Artificial Intelligence, Washington, DC, 2012. [pdf]

  7. B. T. Morris and M. M. Trivedi, "Trajectory Learning for Activity Understanding: Unsupervised, Multilevel, and Long-Term Adaptive Approach," IEEE Trans. Pattern Anal. Mach. Intell., vol. 33, no. 11, pp. 2287-2301, Nov. 2011. [pdf] [data]

  8. S. Sivaraman, B. Morris, M. Trivedi, "Learning Multi-Lane Trajectories using Vehicle-Based Vision," IEEE Inter. Conf. on Computer Vision Workshop on Computer Vision in Vehicle Technology., Nov., 2011, pp. 2070-2076. [pdf]

  9. G. Scora, B. Morris, M. Barth, and M. Trivedi, “Real-Time Roadway Emissions Estimation using Visual Traffic Measurements”, in IEEE Forum on Integrated and Sustainable Transport. Syst., Jul. 2011, pp. 40-47. [pdf]

  10. B. Morris, A. Doshi, and M. Trivedi, “Lane Change Intent Prediction for Driver Assistance: On-Road Design and Evaluation”, in Proc. IEEE Intell. Veh. Symposium, Jun. 2011, pp. 895-901. [pdf]

  11. A. Doshi, B. T. Morris, and M. M. Trivedi. "On-Road Prediction of Driver' Intent with Multimodal Sensory Cues", IEEE Pervasive Computing, vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 22-34, Mar. 2011, Special Issue for Automotive Pervasive Computing. [pdf]

  12. B. Morris and M. Trivedi, "Map interface for geo-registering and monitoring distributed events," in Proc. IEEE Conf. Intell. Transport. Syst., Sep. 2010, pp. 962-967. [pdf]

  13. B. Morris and M. Trivedi, "Vehicle Iconic Surround Observer: Visualization Platform for Intelligent Driver Support Applications," in Proc. IEEE Intell. Veh. Symposium, San Diego, California, June. 2010, pp. 168-173. Honorable Mention, Best Poster Award [pdf]

  14. B. T. Morris and M. M. Trivedi, "Contextual activity visualization from long-term video observations," IEEE Intell. Syst., vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 50-62, 2010, Special Issue on Intelligent Monitoring of Complex Environments. [pdf]

  15. B. Morris and M. Trivedi, "Unsupervised learning of motion patterns of rear surrounding vehicles," in Proc. IEEE Conf. Veh. Elec. and Safety, Pune, India, Nov. 2009, pp. 80-85 [pdf]

  16. B. T. Morris and M. M. Trivedi, "Learning Trajectory Patterns by Clustering: Experimental Studies and Comparative Evaluation," in Proc. IEEE Inter. Conf. on Computer Vision and Pattern Recog., Miami, Florida, June 2009. (Corrected: axis mislabel in Fig. 3(a)) [pdf] [data]

  17. B. Morris and M. Trivedi, "VECTOR: Trajectory Analysis for Advanced Highway Monitoring", Student Essay, ITS America, Jun. 2009. Available: http://www.itsa.org/awards.html First Place Student Essay [pdf]
    (Online version was not final evaluated submission. Final submission after deadline extension below.)
    B. Morris and M. Trivedi, "Integrated Infrastructure and Vehicle Based Monitoring for Enhanced Efficiency and Safety"[pdf]
    Online Press: [www] [www]

  18. B. T. Morris and M. M. Trivedi, "An Adaptive Scene Description for Activity Analysis in Surveillance Video," in Proc. IEEE Inter. Conf. on Pattern Recog., Tampa Bay, Florida, Dec. 2008 [pdf]

  19. B. Morris and M. Trivedi, "Learning and Classification of Trajectories in Dynamic Scenes: A General Framework for Live Video Analysis," in Proc. IEEE Inter. Conf. on Advanced Video and Signal based Surveillance, Santa Fe, New Mexico, Sept. 2008 [pdf]

  20. B. T. Morris and M. M. Trivedi, "Learning, Modeling, and Classification of Vehicle Track Patterns from Live Video," IEEE Trans. Intell. Transport. Syst., vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 425-437, Sept. 2008. [pdf]

  21. B. T. Morris and M. M. Trivedi, "A Survey of Vision-Based Trajectory Learning and Analysis for Surveillance," IEEE Trans. Circuits Syst. Video Technol. Special Issue on Video Surveillance, vol. 18, no. 8, pp. 1114-1127, Aug. 2008. [pdf]

  22. B. Morris and M. Trivedi, "Real-Time Video Based Highway Traffic Measurement and Performance Monitoring," in Proc. IEEE Conf. on Intell. Transport. Syst., Seattle, Washington, Sept. 2007, pp. 59-64 [pdf]

  23. B. Morris and M. Trivedi, "Improved Vehicle Classification in Long Traffic Video by Cooperating Tracker and Classifier Modules," in Proc. IEEE Inter. Conf. on Advanced Video and Signal based Surveillance, Sydney, Australia, Nov. 2006 [pdf]

  24. B. Morris and M. Trivedi, "Robust Classification and Tracking of Vehicles in Traffic Video Streams," in Proc. IEEE Conf. on Intell. Transport. Syst., Toronto, Canada, Sept. 2006, pp. 1078-1083 [pdf]