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February 25th, 2014

Dr. Martinez will give a talk at CONIELECOMP 2014, Cholula. Puebla, Mexico, 26-28 February, 2014.

Welcome to the Image Processing and Computer Vision Research Laboratory (IPCV-LAB). Our current research projects include: (a) monocular visual odometry for planetary exploration mobile robots, (b) human motion estimation for teleoperation of space anthropomorphic robots, 3D inmersive information systems, video compression and electronic games, (c) vision-based human-robot interfaces, (d) cell segmentation and cell counting for in-situ microscopy and (e) automatic on-line inspection of industrial products.

Prof. Geovanni Martínez, PhD.

Escuela de Ingeniería Eléctrica
Apartado Postal 11501-2060 UCR
San José, Costa Rica
Central America
Phone: ++506 2511 3864
Fax: ++506 2511 3920
Short biography:
Dr. Martínez earned his PhD (Dr.-Ing.) from the Institut fuer Theoretische Nachrichtentechnik und Informationsverarbeitung at the University of Hannover, Germany, in 1998. His PhD thesis dealt with shape, motion and color estimation of articulated objects for video compression. His PhD advisor was Prof. H.-G. Musmann. From August 2000 to June 2002, he conducted posdoctoral research work on optical tracking for teleoperation space applications at the University of Houston and NASA - Johnson Space Center. In 1997 he joined the Faculty at the University of Costa Rica, where he is now Full Professor. He is the founder and coordinator of the Image Processing and Computer Vision Research Laboratory (IPCV-LAB). He is the recipient of the 2002 "Clodomiro Picado Twight" National Technology Award and in the year 2010 he was named Researcher of the Year in Engineering by the University of Costa Rica.