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Ian Hyla Jermyn, PhD New York University

Professor, Statistics in the Department of Mathematical Sciences
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 43106
Room number: CM303

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Research Groups

Department of Mathematical Sciences

  • Applied Mathematics: Biomathematics
  • Probability & Statistics: Statistics
  • Probability and Statistics

Research Interests

  • Statistical modelling of shape and geometric structure
  • Computer vision, image processing, and other applications
  • Bayesian statistics


Authored book

  • Jermyn, Ian H, Kurtek, Sebastian, Laga, Hamid & Srivastava, Anuj (2017). Elastic Shape Analysis of Three-Dimensional Objects. Morgan \& Claypool.

Chapter in book

  • Kurtek, S., Jermyn, I. H., Xie, Q. & Klassen, E. (2016). Elastic shape analysis of surfaces and images. In Riemannian Computing in Computer Vision. Turaga, Pavan K. & Srivastava, Anuj Springer. 257-277.
  • Jermyn, Ian H. (2013). Shape as an emergent property. In Shape Perception in Human and Computer Vision: An Interdisciplinary Perspective. Dickinson, S. J. & Pizlo, Z. London: Springer. 187-199.
  • X. Descombes & I.H. Jermyn (2010). Detection and recognition of a collection of objects in a scene. In Inverse Problems in Vision and 3D Tomography. A. Mohammad-Djafari ISTE, Wiley.

Journal Article

Conference Paper

Media Contacts

Available for media contact about:

  • Statistics: Extracting information from images using statistical methods.
  • Computers: Extracting information from images using statistical methods.