Rohit Girdhar

Rohit is a research scientist at Facebook AI Research (FAIR) working on computer vision and machine learning. His current research focuses on modeling temporal dynamics, with applications including video understanding and physical reasoning. He earned his PhD from Carnegie Mellon University, where he studied learning based methods to understand people in images and videos.

Rohit's Publications

October 27, 2019

RESEARCH

COMPUTER VISION

DistInit: Learning Video Representations Without a Single Labeled Video

Video recognition models have progressed significantly over the past few years, evolving from shallow classifiers trained on hand-crafted features to deep spatiotemporal networks. However, labeled video data required to train such models has…

Rohit Girdhar, Du Tran, Lorenzo Torresani, Deva Ramanan

October 27, 2019

June 18, 2018

RESEARCH

Detect-and-Track: Efficient Pose Estimation in Videos

This paper addresses the problem of estimating and tracking human body keypoints in complex, multi-person video. We propose an extremely lightweight yet highly effective approach that builds upon the latest advancements in human detection [17]…

Rohit Girdhar, Georgia Gkioxari, Lorenzo Torresani, Manohar Paluri, Du Tran

June 18, 2018