Edward R. Dougherty

Texas A and M University, USA

Edward R. Dougherty is a Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Texas A&M University in College Station, Tex, Director of the Genomic Signal Processing Laboratory at Texas A&M University, and Director of the Computational Biology Division of the Translational Genomics Research Institute in Phoenix, Ariz. He holds a Ph.D. degree in mathematics from Rutgers University and an M.S. degree in Computer Science from Stevens Institute of Technology. He is the author of twelve books, Editor of five others, and author of more than one hundred and ninety journal papers. He is an SPIE Fellow, is a Recipient of the SPIE Presidents Award, and has served as an Editor of the Journal of Electronic Imaging for six years. He has contributed extensively to the statistical design of nonlinear operators for image processing and the consequent application of pattern recognition theory to nonlinear image processing. His current research is focused in genomic signal processing, with the central goal being to model genomic regulatory mechanisms for the purposes of diagnosis and therapy.

Biography Updated on 1 March 2007

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