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VISIGRAPP Conference Chair

Jose Braz
Escola Superior de Tecnologia de Setúbal

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Program Co-Chairs

Giovanni Farinella
Università di Catania

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Giovanni Maria Farinella received the M.S. degree in Computer Science (egregia cum laude) from the University of Catania, Italy, in 2004, and the Ph.D. degree in computer science in 2008. He joined the Image Processing Laboratory (IPLAB) at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Catania, in 2008. His research interests lie in the fields of computer vision, pattern recognition and machine learning. He has edited five volumes and coauthored more than 100 papers in international journals, conference proceedings and book chapters. He is a co-inventor of five international patents. He serves as a reviewer and on the programme committee for major international journals and international conferences. He founded (in 2006) and currently directs the International Computer Vision Summer School (ICVSS). ... More >>

Alain Tremeau
Université Jean Monnet in Saint Etienne

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Alain Trémeau is Professor at University Jean Monnet and Vice-Rector for International Relations. He is member of the Laboratoire Hubert Curien (UMR 5516). His research activity covers several topics and applications related to color imaging, color science and computer vision. He published numerous book chapters and articles in the field of color science and recently in the domain of cultural heritage. He coordinates two international master degrees in the fields of color science and computer vision (COSI and 3DMT).


Area Chairs

Area: Image Formation and Preprocessing
M. Emre Celebi
University of Central Arkansas
United States

Brief Bio
M. Emre Celebi received his B.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering from the Middle East Technical University (Ankara, Turkey) in 2002. He received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington (Arlington, TX, USA) in 2003 and 2006, respectively. He is currently a Professor and the Chair of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Central Arkansas. Dr. Celebi has actively pursued research in image processing/analysis and data mining with an emphasis on medical image analysis, color image processing, and partitional clustering. He has worked o n several projects funded by the US National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health and published over 140 articles in reputable journals and conference proceedings. Dr. Celebi is an editorial board member of four international journals, reviews for over 110 international journals, and served on the program committee of more than 130 international conferences. He has been invited as speaker to several colloquia, workshops, and conferences, is the organizer of several workshops, and the editor of several journal special issues and books. He is a senior member of the IEEE and SPIE. ... More >>

Area: Applications and Services
Guanbin Li
Sun Yat-sen University

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Guanbin Li received the PhD degree from the University of Hong Kong in 2016. He is currently a research associate professor in School of Data and Computer Science, Sun Yat-sen University. He was a recipient of Hong Kong Postgraduate Fellowship, National Natural Science Foundation of China and the CCF-Tencent Open Research Fund. He has authorized and co-authorized on more than 20 papers in top-tier academic journals and conferences, including TIP, TNNLS, CVPR, ICCV and AAAI. He has been serving as a reviewer for numerous academic journals such as TPAMI, TIP, TMM and IEEE Transaction on Cybernetics. He has also ser ved as a program committee member of many leading international conferences, such as CVPR2018 and IJCAI2018. His current research interests include deep learning based image understanding, image processing and video analytics. ... More >>

Area: Image and Video Understanding
Fabio Galasso

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Dr Fabio Galasso heads the Computer Vision Department at OSRAM (Munich, Germany), an international team conducting R&D in artificial intelligence, computer vision and machine learning, in relation to smart lighting applications. Prior to OSRAM, Fabio has conducted academic research and piloted novel research directions in video analysis at the University of Cambridge (UK) and at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics (Germany). He received his Master's Degree cum laude from the RomaTre University (Italy) and his PhD from the University of Cambridge (UK). Fabio is an active member of the computer vision and ma chine learning community and served recently as area chair at international conferences, as reviewer for journals and conferences and as co-chair of international workshops. ... More >>

Area: Motion, Tracking and Stereo Vision
Zoltan Kato
University of Szeged

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Zoltan Kato received the BS and MS degrees in computer science from the Jozsef Attila University, Szeged, Hungary in 1988 and 1990, and the PhD degree from University of Nice doing his research at INRIA -- Sophia Antipolis, France in 1994. Since then, he has been a visiting research associate at the Computer Science Department of the Hong Kong University of Science & Technology; an ERCIM postdoc fellow at CWI, Amsterdam; and a visiting fellow at the School of Computing, National University of Singapore. In 2002, he joined the Institute of Informatics, University of Szeged, Hungary, where he is heading the Dep artment of Image Processing and Computer Graphics. His research interests include image segmentation, registration, shape matching, statistical image models, Markov random fields, color, texture, motion, shape modeling, variational and level set methods. He has served on several program committees of major conferences (e.g. Area Chair for ICIP 2008, 2009) and has been an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. He is the President of the Hungarian Association for Image Processing and Pattern Recognition (KEPAF) and a Senior Member of IEEE. ... More >>

Area: Image and Video Analysis
Raimondo Schettini
University of Milano Bicocca

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Raimondo Schettini is a professor at the University of Milano Bicocca (Italy). He is a vice director of the Department of Informatics, Systems, and Communication, and head of the Imaging and Vision Lab. He has been associated with the Italian National Research Council since 1987, where he led the color imaging lab from 1990 to 2002. He has been a team leader in several research projects and published more than 400 refereed papers and six patents about color reproduction, and image processing, analysis, and classification. He is a fellow of the International Association of Pattern Recognition for his contributions to pattern recognition research and color image analysis. ... More >>


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