Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing (CVSSP)

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

Research portfolio of £18.5m current awards from EPSRC, InnovateUK, EU, industry and charities.

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Expertise

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.

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Applications

CVSSP has an internationally outstanding track-record of pioneering research leading to new technologies including:

  • Facial recognition for security
  • Medical Image analysis for cancer detection
  • Immersive spatial audio for entertainment
  • 3D video reconstruction for visual effects in film, TV, games and VR
  • Robots capable of safe interaction with people
  • Audio-visual data search and understanding

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Opportunities for PhD study

We are recruiting PhD students with the drive and vision to be part of a rich and stimulating research environment contributing to the next generation of machine perception. 

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News and features

Feature

Visual recognition experts win Gold Medal in Google YouTube challenge

Researchers in Surrey’s CVSSP have been ranked in the top ten from 650 entries in the Google YouTube ‘8M Video Understanding Challenge’.

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A fully-funded PhD Studentship is now available

A fully-funded PhD Studentship in Proton radiotherapy imaging reconstruction, is available for a UK or EU student to join the Medical Imaging lab at the Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing, University of Surrey.

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University of Surrey hails successful £1.1m research funding bid win

The University of Surrey has won an unprecedented three Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) bids with the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

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