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The licenciate student Edwin Espinoza got the highst grade on his thesis entitled "Cell Cluster Segmentation Based on Global and Local Thresholding for In-Situ Microscopy".

The undergraduste student Andrew Sheehy got the highst grade on his thesis entitled "Region and Contour Based Cell Cluster Segmentation Algorithm for In-Situ Microscopy".

Dr. Geovanni Martinez was appointed for two years as the Director of the Electronics and Telecommunications Department of the School of Electrical Engineering of the University of Costa Rica.

Dr. Seok-Hyun An, Vice President / Strategic Business Division of the Korea Electronics Technology Institute (KETI), visited the IPCV-LAB.

Dr. Geovanni Martinez presented a poster entitled "Three-Dimensional Shape Estimation of BHK Cell Clusters from a Still Image Based on Shape from Shading for In-Situ Micrtoscopy" at the IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing 2006 (ICASSP-2006), Toulouse, France, 14-19 May 2006.

The IPCV-LAB has a new facility with ample space for research activities in the 4th floor of the new Building of the School of Electrical Engineering of the University of Costa Rica.

The licenciate student Edwin Espinoza presented a poster entitled "Cell Cluster Segmentation Based on Global and Local Thresholding for In-Situ Microscopy" at the 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging" (IEEE ISBI-2006), Arlington, Virginia, USA, April 5-9, 2006.

From February 16th to February 28th Dr. Martinez was visiting the "Institut fuer Informationsverarbeitung" (TNT) at the University of Hannover, Germany. During his visit he also participated as a member of the PhD evaluation committee for Thorsten Thormaehlen.

Two papers describing research works carried out at the IPCV-LAB were accepted for publication at IEEE ICASSP-2006 and IEEE ISBI-2006.

Dr. Geovanni Martinez participated in the second workshop organized by the Alumni DAAD-UCR Program entitled "Searching For New Funding in Germany for Academic Applications", San Jose, Costa Rica, 16th-18th July, 2005.

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