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From January 22th to February 5th 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 Hellward Broszio.

Francisco Siles, past member of the IPCV-LAB, will begin in January 2007 his PhD. studies on patter recognition at the Technische Universität München, Germany.

Mauricio Hess, past member of the IPCV-LAB, is now conducting PhD. studies on computer vision at the University of California, Davis, USA.

Dr. Geovanni Martinez visited the new facility of the Ad Astra Rocket Company in Liberia, Costa Rica.

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.

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