The Ninth IASTED International Conference on
Visualization, Imaging and Image Processing
VIIP 2009

July 13 – 15, 2009
Cambridge, United Kingdom


Video-based 3D Content Production

Prof. Adrian Hilton
University of Surrey, United Kingdom





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Biography of the Keynote Speaker

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Adrian Hilton is Professor of Computer Vision and Graphics at the University of Surrey, UK. His research interest is robust computer vision for modelling and understanding real world scenes to bridge the gap between real and computer generated imagery. Over the past decade he has published over one hundred articles in the fields of computer vision, graphics and animation. Scientific contributions have been recognised by two journal and one conference best paper awards. Research has been commercially exploited leading to the first commercial hand-held 3D scanner and the first system for capturing animated models of people, which have been recognised through two EU IST Awards for Innovation, a DTI Manufacturing Industry Achievement Award, and a Computer Graphics World Innovation Award.
Prof. Hilton heads the Visual Media Research Group leading collaborations with the broadcast and film industries to exploit computer vision technologies for use in production. He received an Advanced Research Fellowship in 1997 and a Royal Society Industry Fellowship in 2008 to support collaboration with industry. He currently serves as an area editor for the journal Computer Vision and Image Understanding, is a member of EPSRC ICT Strategic Advisory Team, and was a co-founder of the annual industry-academic Conference on Visual Media Production in 2003. He is a Chartered Engineer and member of IET, IEEE and ACM.