IAS Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professor: Xavier Descombes

2-7 December 2013

Dr. Xavier Descombes, Institut de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (INRIA)

Xavier Descombes received the bachelor's degree in telecommunications from the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications (ENST) Paris, France, in 1989, the master of science in mathematics from the University of Paris VI in 1990, the PhD degree in signal and image processing from the ENST in 1993 and the ``habilitation'' in 2004 from the University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis. He has been a postdoctoral researcher at ENST in 1994, at the Katolieke Universitat Leuven in 1995, at the Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (INRIA) in 1996 and a visiting scientist in the Max Planck Institute of Leipzig in 1997. He is currently a permanent researcher at INRIA where he is heading the Morpheme team.His research interests include Markov Random Fields, stochastic geometry and stochastic modeling in image processing. He is author or co-author of more than 100 papers in journals and international conference. He has edited the book, Stochastic Geometry for Image Analysis.


For more information about Dr. Descombes's visit, please contact Dr. Alin Achim

During his stay in Bristol, Dr. Descombes is giving two seminars:

Biological image analysis: detection and tracking (Thu, 5 December 2013)

Marked Point Process in Image Analysis - Applications to Remote Sensing and Biology (Fri, 6 December 2013)