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Research Interests

  • Computational Vision
    • Object Detection in Cluttered Backgrounds
    • Integral Image Based Curve Detection
    • Hand and Person Detection and Tracking
  • Active Vision and Mobile Robotics
    • Automobile Lane Following
    • Obstacle Detection
    • Optical Flow and Affine Motion Integration
  • User Interfaces and Graphical Modeling
    • Wristband Trackers
    • Games for Mathematics Education

Professional Activities

  • Associate Editor, Image Vision and Computing
  • Associate Editor, Machine Vision and Applications

Honors & Awards

  • UCF Millionaire’s Club, UCF Office of Research, 2008
  • Teaching Incentive Program Award, 1996

Active Funding

  • Pictures Represent Opportunities For Inspiration In Tech. $1.2M from National Science Foundation with Mubarak Shah, Juli Dixon, and Gina Gresham, to work with Orange County Public High Schools, 2007-2010
  • Project GAUSS: $600K to work with Math Majors (co-PI), from National Science Foundation, 2008-2011
  • REU in Computer Vision: $300K, National Science Foundation, co-PI