Robert Varga

assistant professor at

Technical University of



Member of the Image Processing and Pattern Recognition Research Group
Research activities in the field of Computer Vision, Image Processing, Camera Calibration, Pattern Recognition, Automatic Image Annotation, Pedestrian Detection, Machine Learning, Deep Learning.
Research Projects:

PhD Thesis: Object detection based on candidate generation and classification pdf


  1. Horatiu Florea, Andra Petrovai, Ion Giosan, Florin Oniga, Robert Varga, Sergiu Nedevschi, "Enhanced Perception for Autonomous Driving Using Semantic and Geometric Data Fusion", SENSORS 2022
  2. Ioana-Crinela Potinteu, Robert Varga, "Detecting Injection Attacks using Long Short Term Memory", ICCP 2020, Cluj-Napoca, [ pdf ]
  3. Horatiu Florea, Robert Varga, Sergiu Nedevschi, "Environment Perception Architecture using Images and 3D Data", ICCP 2018, Cluj-Napoca, [ pdf ]
  4. Lorenzo Sabattini et al., "The PAN-Robots Project: Advanced Automated Guided Vehicle Systems for Industrial Logistics", IEEE Robotics & Automation Magazine, Volume: PP, Issue: 99, November 2017 [ pdf ]
  5. Robert Varga, Arthur Costea, Horatiu Florea, Ion Giosan, Sergiu Nedevschi, "Super-sensor for 360-degree Environment Perception: Point Cloud Segmentation Using Image Features", ITSC 2017, Yokohama - best student paper [ pdf ]
  6. Robert Varga, Sergiu Nedevschi, "Lazy Feature Extraction and Boosted Classifier for Object Detection", ICCP 2017, Cluj-Napoca, [ pdf ]
  7. Arthur Daniel Costea, Robert Varga, Sergiu Nedevschi, "Fast Boosting based Detection using Scale Invariant Multimodal Multiresolution Filtered Features", CVPR 2017, Honolulu, Hawaii [ pdf ]
  8. Robert Varga, Sergiu Nedevschi, "Robust Pallet Detection for Automated Logistics Operations", VISAPP 2016, Rome, [ pdf ]
  9. Robert Varga, Arthur Costea, Sergiu Nedevschi, "Improved Autonomous Load Handling with Stereo Cameras", ICCP 2015, Cluj-Napoca, [ pdf ]
  10. Robert Varga, Sergiu Nedevschi, "Vision-based Automatic Load Handling for Automated Guided Vehicles", ICCP 2014, Cluj-Napoca, pp. 239 - 244 [ pdf ]
  11. Robert Varga, Andreea Valeria Vesa, Pangyu Jeong, Sergiu Nedevschi, "Real-time Pedestrian Detection in Urban Scenarios", ICCP 2014, Cluj-Napoca, pp. 113 - 118 [ pdf ]
  12. Robert Varga, Sergiu Nedevschi, "Gradient-based Region of Interest Selection for Faster Pedestrian Detection", ICCP 2013, Cluj-Napoca, pp. 147 - 152 [ pdf ]
  13. Robert Varga and Sergiu Nedevschi, "Label Transfer by Measuring Compactness", IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, Vol. 22, No. 12, Dec. 2013, pp 4711 - 4723 [ pdf ] [ src ]
  14. Robert Varga, Arthur Costea, Istvan Szakats, Sergiu Nedevschi, "Efficient Real-time Contour Matching", ICCP 2012, Cluj-Napoca, pp. 193 - 199 [ pdf ]
  15. Arthur Costea, Robert Varga, Tiberiu Marita, Sergiu Nedevschi, "Refining Object Recognition Using Scene Specific Object Appearance Frequencies", ICCP 2011, Cluj-Napoca, pp. 179-185, [ pdf ]
  16. Robert Varga, Mihai Hulea, "Comparative Analysis of Urban Traffic Control Algorithms", AQTR 2010, Student Session, [ pdf ]


Languages: Hungarian, Romanian, English, German


Contact info

Technical University of Cluj-Napoca
Computer Science Department
G. Baritiu street, nr. 26-28, room D02
robert dot varga at cs dot utcluj dot ro