Avideh Zakhor's Home Page

Office: 507 Cory Hall
Phone: (510) 643-6777
Fax: (510) 642-2739
Email: avz at eecs dot berkeley dot edu






Complete Publication List

Research Projects

3D  Image Processing and Computer Vision


·         3D Modeling of Building Interiors

·         4D Scene Modeling and Reconstruction of Moving Objects:   video

·          Airborne and Terrestrial 3D, Photorealistic Modeling of Urban Environment:

·         3D Photorealistic Airborne Only Modeling; download models here

·         Aerial Lidar Classification of Urban Landscape

·         Estimating floor-plans of buildings from the exterior; Videos of buildings:  1 ,  2 ,  3 ,  4

·         Image Based Localization for Mobile Augmented Reality

·         Related Publications


 Networking: multimedia, wireless

·         Local Estimation of Collision Probabilities in 802.11 WLANs with Hidden Terminals

·         Quality of Service Issues in Wide Area and Local Area Networks

·         A Uniform Two Timescale Framework for Flow Control in Wireless Networks

·         Path Selection for Video Streaming over Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

·         Related Publications 


          Application of Image Processing to Integrated Circuit Lithography

·         Optical Proximity Correction Algorithms

·         Layout Compression for Direct Write Lithography Systems

·         Related Publications


         Multimedia Search and Retrieval   Related Publications



        Image and Video Compression   Related Publications



EE290T, 3D computer vision and image processing, Fall 2009 Web page

EE225b, Digital Image Processing, Spring 2007 Web page

EE225b, Digital Image Processing, Spring 2006 video lectures

EE225B, Spring 2006 class web site

EE123, Fall 2006 webcast

EE123, Fall 2005 webcast

EE123, Fall 2003 webcast

EE290T, Multimedia Signal Processing, Communications, and Networking, Spring 2004

EE123, Fall 2003 video lectures

Video of Talks

Fast, automated, 3D modeling of building interiors Citris talk, May 4, 2011, 45 minutes

Veronica Belmont Tests Laser Backpack at UC Berkeley  Interview with Veronica Belmont, April 22, 2011, 2 minutes

Augmenting reality via client/cloud platforms, Bears conference, Feb. 2011 begins around 1:16, lasts 30 minutes

Instant 3D modeling, ImmerseTech, Los Angeles, October 2010, 20 minutes

Panel discussion on What Technological Innovations Will Create New Industries? Bears workshop, Feb. 2008, 60 minutes

Video similarity search, May 14th 2007, Future of Search Workshop, U.C. Berkeley, 20 mins

The Future of 3D Modeling: Large Scale Modeling of the Globe:  Bears Conference, Berkeley, CA February 2007; 30 minutes

Automated Reconstruction of 3D city models  Google Tech Talk, October 2006; 60 minutes

In the News


Berkeley Team Takes Its Energy Innovation to Capitol Hill, U.C. Berkeley Newsletter, February 2014

Backpack Creates Thermal Maps, Energy Manager Today, February 2014, by Linda Hardesty

3D Mapping Backpack, KTVU News Segment, February 2014

All Seeing Backpack Homes on Energy Waste, EnergyWire, February 2014, by David Ferris

EETD’s Rapid Energy Modeler (RAPMOD) at the ARPA-E Technology Showcase, LBNL Newsletter, February 2014

 UC Berkeley Pursues Indoor Positioning Via Smartphone Photos, FireceWirelessTech, December 10, 2013

Indoor Imagery Gives Mobile Devices the Way, Technology Review, December 10, 2013, by Tom Simonite,

A Backpack for BIM GeoDataPoint, August 30, 2012, by Christine Grahl

Turning Augmented Reality into an Open Standard, Technology Review, March 2011, by Christopher Mims

Speedy Interior Mapping Architectural Products Magazine, Jan/Feb 2011 issue

Interior modeling: a virtual walk on the inside, Photonics Spectra Magazine, Jan. 2011

Laser Backpack: One-on-One with Avideh Zakhor, Interview on KALX Radio with Alexa Vaughn, October 2010

Laser Backpack Prototype Maps Inside Buildings, George I. Seffers, SIGNAL Online Exclusive September 30, 2010

Laser Backpack measures interiors, United Press International, September 2010

Military backpack maps out 3D interiors, by Tim Hornyak, CNET, September 2010

Portable Laser Backpack Revolutionizes 3D Mapping, by Maria Callier, Wright Patterson Air Force Base News, September 2010

3D indoor modeling project by Richard Hart, ABC 7 News (KGO), August 8, 2010

New Backpack Makes 3D Maps of Buildings, Daily Californian, August 2010

New Backpack creates instant 3D Maps, Engadget, August 2010

Google launches ground based models in Google Earth for a number of CA cities, including Berkeley, Nov. 19th, 2009

3D modeling Air Force News, August 2007,

Google Licenses the 3D city modeling software, June 2007

Video Search, Red Herring, Jan 16, 2006

3D city modeling  R&D Magazine, June 2005, 

3D City Modeling, New Scientist Article, May 2005

3D City modeling American Public Radio Interview, Future Tense, May 2005, 

The Hungry Mind Interview with Bonnie Azab Powell, April 2005

3D city modeling The Daily Californian, February 2004, 

Description: CountAvideh Zakhor / UCB Video and Image Processing Lab / 10 June 1999