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2018-11-19

Sahar Zafari's defense Nov 29, 2018

Examination of M.Sc. (Tech.) Sahar Zafari's doctoral dissertation

M.Sc. (Tech.) Sahar Zafari will defend her thesis

Segmentation of Partially Overlapping Convex Objects in Silhouette Images

Thursday November 29, 2018 at 10 am at University of Texas, Austin, USA. The public examination will be streamed live to the conference room 2411 at Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT), Lappeenranta, Finland on the same day as above, at 6 pm.

Professor Matti Pietikäinen from University of Oulu will serve as the opponent. Professor Heikki Kälviäinen from Machine Vision and Pattern Recognition Laboratory (MVPR) from LUT will act as the custos.

Zafari's thesis is the 37th doctoral dissertation from MVPR.

The research has been carried out in the COMPHI project (funded by LUT Graduate School) and in the CellVision project (funded by Academy of Finland). The both projects include international collaboration with the Laboratory for Image and Video Engineering (LIVE) at The University of Texas at Austin (UT) led by Professor Alan C. Bovik.

All interested ones are cordially welcome to follow the defense!


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