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Durham University

Computer Science

Image Processing & Computer Vision

Durham maintains has a strong presence in image processing spanning biomedical imaging, computer vision with additional links to related activity spanning visualization and robotic sensing.

The school maintains the Durham Imaging Laboratory to support research in computational vision, imaging, visualisation and distributed virtual environments. Approximately £500k+ of specialist research equipment, (spanning 3D displays; natural user interface devices and high-performance multi-core workstations) funded from a variety of research grants, industrial contribution and strategic institutional investment is used to provide a backdrop to ongoing collaborations including a wide range of industrial partnerships.

Professor Toby Breckon, BSc PhD CEng CSci ASIS FRPS FIET FBCS FHEA

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Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 42396
Room number: E234
Professor in the Department of Engineering
Room number: E234 (Christopherson)

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Dr Boguslaw Obara, MSc PhD

Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 42431
Room number: E290