Jose M. Alvarez

Jose Alvarez is a research director at NVIDIA, leading the perception research for the Autonomous Driving team. The main focus of the team and his interests are the scalability of deep learning and its applicability to autonomous driving. Prior to NVIDIA, he was a research scientist at TRI and NICTA, and worked as a postdoc researcher at NYU under Yann LeCunn. He did his PhD in computer vision prior to the deep learning revolution, working on road-scene understanding for autonomous driving when datasets were very scarce and small.
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Posts by Jose M. Alvarez

Using Synthetic Data to Address Novel Viewpoints for AV Perception
Simulation / Modeling / Design

Using Synthetic Data to Address Novel Viewpoints for Autonomous Vehicle Perception

Autonomous vehicles (AV) come in all shapes and sizes, ranging from small passenger cars to multi-axle semi-trucks. However, a perception algorithm deployed on... 7 MIN READ