The Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing (CVSSP) is an internationally recognised leader in audio-visual machine perception research. With a diverse community of more than 120 researchers, CVSSP is one of the largest audio and vision research groups in the UK. Our research in the Centre has led to award-winning spin-out companies in the biometric, communication, medical and creative industries.
Research portfolio of £18.5m current awards from EPSRC, InnovateUK, EU, industry and charities.
Our core expertise includes signal, image and video processing, pattern recognition, computer vision and graphics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, medical image analysis and human computer interaction.
CVSSP has an internationally outstanding track-record of pioneering research leading to new technologies including:
A fully-funded PhD Studentship is available for a UK or EU student to join the flagship FACER2VM project funded by EPSRC.
A multi-racial facial recognition system delivers more accurate results than those typically used today, a study published in Pattern Recognition journal has revealed.
The Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing (CVSSP) at the University of Surrey has joined forces with the BBC to take part in a major five-year research partnership that will help the corporation create better content for its audience.
Dr Zhenhua Feng has won the European Association for Biometrics Industry Award 2017 for his development of an algorithm which enables facial landmark detection in ‘uncontstrained’ situations.