Saak Transform: Theory and Applications
at ORAU Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 5/14/2019

Opportunity Description

Title of Research Opportunity: Saak Transform: Theory and Applications This research is to develop Saak (Subspace Approximation with Augmented Kernels) transform as a new architecture for deep neural network and its applications in scene perception, representation, and processing with emphasis at the tactical edge. The research includes pursuing technical solutions, developing core algorithms, and producing proof-of-concept prototypes by making use of the algorithms from research efforts and off-the-shelf edge computational devices. Reference: 1. C.-C. Jay Kuo and Yueru Chen, “On data-driven Saak transform,” to appear in the Journal of Visual Communications and Image Representation, arXiv preprint arXiv:1710.04176, 2017 2. Chen, Y., Xu, Z., Cai, S., Lang, Y., & Kuo, C. C. J. A Saak Transform Approach to Efficient, Scalable and Robust Handwritten Digits Recognition. arXiv preprint arXiv:1710.10714, 2017 Keywords: Saak transform, deep neural network, scene perception, signal processing Click here for more information

Opportunity Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Opportunity Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/14/2019

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