Escalera Guerrero, Sergio

Sergio Escalera obtained the P.h.D. degree on Multi-class visual categorization systems at Computer Vision Center, UAB. He obtained the 2008 best Thesis award on Computer Science at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. He leads the Human Pose Recovery and Behavior Analysis Group at UB, CVC, and the Barcelona Graduate School of Mathematics. He is an associate professor at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Analysis, Universitat de Barcelona. He is a partial time professor at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya. He has been visiting professor at TU Delft and Aalborg Universities. He is a member of the Visual and Computational Learning consolidated research group of Catalonia. He is also a member of the Computer Vision Center at Campus UAB. He is Editor-in-Chief of American Journal of Intelligent Systems and editorial board member of more than 5 international journals. He is advisor and director of ChaLearn Challenges in Machine Learning. He is co-founder of PhysicalTech company. He is also member of the AERFAI Spanish Association on Pattern Recognition, ACIA Catalan Association of Artificial Intelligence, and he is vice-chair of IAPR TC-12: Multimedia and visual information systems. He has different patents and registered models. He has published more than 150 research papers and organized scientific events, including CCIA2004, CCIA2014, ICCV2011, and workshops at ICCV2011, ICMI2013, ECCV2014, CVPR2015, ICCV2015. He has been guest editor at JMLR, TPAMI, and IJCV. His research interests include, between others, statistical pattern recognition, visual object recognition, and HCI systems, with special interest in human pose recovery and behavior analysis from multi-modal data.

Grup de recerca

- Visual and Computational Learning

Línies de recerca

- Computer Vision

- Human Analysis

- Machine Learning

Activitats docents

- Algorismica

- Visió per Computador






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