September 26-27, 2016
New York, NY
Cristian Canton

Cristian Canton
Senior Software Developer, Microsoft Technology and Research


Cristian Canton is a senior SDE and researcher at Microsoft Technology and Research, where he is primarily focused on bridging the gap between bleeding-edge state-of-the-art computer vision and machine-learning research and impactful products. Cristian’s topics of interest revolve around computer vision and machine learning applied to scene understanding. He holds a BSc and a PhD in telecommunications engineering from the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) and an MSc from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne (EPFL).


11:50am–12:30pm Monday, 09/26/2016
Implementing AI
Location: 3D09 Level: Intermediate
Anna Roth (Microsoft), Cristian Canton (Microsoft Technology and Research)
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Anna Roth and Cristian Canton walk you through building a system to recognize emotions by inferring them from facial expressions. Cristian and Anna explain how they trained their emotion recognition CNN from noisy data and how to approach labeling subjective data like emotion with crowdsourcing before showing a demo of this work in action, as it is exposed in Microsoft’s Emotion API. Read more.