Hichem Sahli

Vrije Univeristeit Brussel, Belgium

Hichem Sahli holds a degree in mathematics and computer science, DEA degree in computer vision, and a Ph.D. degree in computer sciences from the Ecole Nationale Superieure de Physique de Strasbourg, France. He was affiliated as a Charger de Recherche at the CAD and Robotics Department of the Ecole des Mines de Paris. Since 1999, he is Professor at the Department of Electronics and Informatics (ETRO) and Team‐Coordinator at the Interuniversitair Micro‐Electronica Centrum vzw (IMEC). Within ETRO‐IRIS, he coordinates the research team in computer vision. The research team is dealing with variational and partial differential equations and stochastic models in computer vision, image, and motion analysis and pattern recognition, and machine learning for object detection recognition and tracking. Since 2005, he is the Coordinator of the AVSP research cluster within ETRO, as well as the Joint NPU‐VUB AVSP Lab. AVSP main area of research is mathematical models and tools for the application of novel machine learning techniques for multimodal content analysis and automatic detection of affect in audiovisual speech and body gestures. He is a regular reviewer for most of the major vision and multimedia conferences and journals.

Biography Updated on 21 October 2014

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