Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing (CVSSP)

Creating machines that can see, hear and understand the world around them

Our Centre is an internationally recognised leader in audio-visual machine perception research. With a diverse community of more than 120 researchers, we are one of the largest audio and vision research groups in the UK.

Research in the Centre has led to award-winning spin-out companies in the biometric, communication, medical and creative industries.

Our research

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.


We have an internationally outstanding track-record of pioneering research leading to new technologies.


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