Projects

Peruse a small sampling of projects by our club and members.

Many of our projects were made possible by a generous donation of GPU and server time from the W Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology.

CubeDemoireNet: Enhanced Multi-Scale Network for Image Demoireing

March 2020

Description

Mac AI’s team, led by Senior Project Manager Xiaohong Liu, submitted to both tracks of the Demoireing challenge (single image and burst) at the prestigious NTIRE 2020 computer vision conference in Seattle. The project uses a fully integrated attention mechanism, as well as U-nets and PCD. Read more about the novel architecture in the report!

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FishEye

April 2020

Contributors

Victor BlagaAndrew Garven

Description

FishEye is a fourth-year thesis project undertaken by Victor Blaga and Andrew Garven, and currently being implemented in McMaster’s ABEL lab to automatically detect and track experimental footage. Specifically, the program uses YOLOv3 to track fish behavioural assays in real time, relieving undergraduate students of an otherwise mundane and time-consuming task.

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Fighting Fake News with AI

Ongoing project

Contributors

Jay Mody

Description

Software engineering undergraduate student and Mac AI project manager Jay Mody is leveraging AI to fight online misinformation. He placed 1st overall in the first round of the Leader’s Prize, Canada’s largest AI competition offering $1,000,000 to the team of individual that best automates the detection of fake news using AI. The final round ends in July 2020 — wish him luck!

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