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Nikhil Naik describes how computer vision can be used to measure how our cities look. This technology may be used to improve urban appearance, and in turn, the behavior and health of people who live there.

Keywords: big data, computer vision, city planning, urban economics, well-being

Nikhil is a PhD student at the MIT Media Lab. He works with Prof. Ramesh Raskar on computer vision and computational imaging. He collaborates with Prof. César Hidalgo on undertanding cities using computer vision. He has also worked on applications of time-of-flight imaging and done summer internships at Microsoft Research with the Interactive Visual Mediagroup and at Samsung Research America with Pranav Mistry.


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Nikhil Naik

Nikhil Naik

Nikhil is a PhD student at the MIT Media Lab. He works with Prof. Ramesh Raskar on computer vision and computational imaging. He collaborates with Prof. César Hidalgo on undertanding cities using computer vision. He has also worked on applications of time-of-flight imaging and done summer internships at Microsoft Research with the Interactive Visual Mediagroup and at Samsung Research America with Pranav Mistry.