PhD awards

Research students within CVSSP who have passed their PhD Viva-Voce examinations throughout the years.

Miguel Blanco Galindo - 10th February 2020
PhD: Microphone Array Beamforming for Spatial Audio Object Capture
Supervised by: Dr Philip Jackson

Benjamin Hammond - 20th February 2020
PhD: Binaural Sound Source Localization
Supervised by: Dr Philip Jackson

Lucas Rencker - 2nd March 2020
PhD: Sparse Representations and Dictionary Learning for Signal Reconstruction from Corrupted Measurements
Supervised by: Prof Wenwu Wang

Joao Regateiro - 14th May 2020
PhD: Learning to Animate Volumetric Video
Supervised by: Prof Adrian Hilton

Iwona Sobieraj -  18th June 2020
PhD: Environmental Audio Analysis by Non-negative Matrix Factorization
Supervised by: Prof Mark Plumbley

Alfredo Zermini - 4 June 2019
PhD: Deep Learning for Speech Separation
Supervised by: Dr Wenwu Wang

Da Li - 6 August 2019
PhD: Deep Domain Generalisation: From Homogeneous to Heterogeneous
Supervised by: Dr Yi-Zhe Song

Qiuqiang Kong - 7 August 2019
PhD: Sound Event Detection with Weakly Labelled Data
Supervised by: Prof Mark Plumbley

Cian O'Brien - 28 August 2019
PhD: Low Rank Modelling for Automatic Music Transcription
Supervised by: Prof Mark Plumbley

Henne Stenzel - 24 September 2019
PhD: Influences on Perceived Horizontal Audio-Visual Spatial Alignment
Supervised by: Dr Philip Jackson

Nikolaos Papachristou - 18 October 2019
PhD: Machine Learning for Exploring and Predicting Cancer Symptom Clusters
Supervised by: Prof Payam Barnaghi

Yang Liu - 1 November 2019
PhD: Particle Flow PHD Filtering for Multi-Speaker Tracking
Supervised by: Prof Wenwu Wang

Sam Fowler - 21 November 2019
PhD: Indoor Scene Understanding from Visual Analysis of Human Activity
Supervised by: Prof Adrian Hilton

William Scott-Jackson - 14 March 2018
PhD: Marker - Less Respiratory Gating for PET Imaging with Intelligent Gate Optimisation
Supervised by: Dr Kevin Wells

Chris Baume - 20 March 2018
PhD: Semantic Audio Tools for Radio Production
Supervised by Professor Mark Plumbley

Matthew Marter - 18 September 2018
PhD: Learning to Recognise Visual Content from Textual Annotation
Supervised by Professor Richard Bowden

Matthew Trumble - 21 November 2018
PhD: Machine Learning for Human Performance Capture from Multi-Viewpoint Video
Supervised by Professor John Collomosse

George Papachristodoulou - 7 December 2018
PhD: New Imaging Techniques for Brachytherapy Imaging
Supervised by Professor Philip Evans

Tu Bui - 10 December 2018
PhD: Sketch based Image Retrieval on Big Visual Data
Supervised by Professor John Collomosse

Gosala Kulupana - 20 November 2017
QoE aware HEVC based Video Communication
Supervised by: Dr Anil Fernando

Oscar Mendez - 16 November 2017
Collaborative Strategies for Autonomous Localisation, 3D Reconstruction and Pathplannig
Supervise by: Prof Richard Bowden

Chathura Galkandage - 10 November 2017
Perception inspired stereoscopic image and video quality assessment
Supervised by: Dr Jean-Yves Guillemaut

Junaid Mir- 11 September 2017
High Dynamic Range Video Compression
Supervised by: Dr Anil Fernando

Patrik Huber- 31 August 2017
Real-time 3D Morphable Shape Model Fitting to Monocular In-the-wild Videos
Supervised by: Prof Josef Kittler

Thanuja Mallikarachchi- 4 July 2017
HEVC Encoder Optimization and Decoding Complexity-Aware Video Encoding
Supervised by: Dr Anil Fernando

Luca Remaggi- 20 June 2017
Acoustic Reflector Localisation for Blind Source Separation and Spatial Audio
Supervised by: Dr Philip Jackson

Michaela Spiteri- 19 May 2017
Imaging Biomarkers in Paediatric Brain Resection MRI
Supervised by: Dr Emma Lewis

Ryan Perera- 4 May 2017
Error Control for Compressed Video Transmission over Next Generation Mobile Networks
Supervised by: Dr Hemantha Kodikara Arachchi

James Elder- 26 january 2017
Interactive Visualisation for the Discovery of Cyber Security Threats
Supervised by: Prof Richard Bowden

Rhodri Smith - 13 January 2017
Respiratory Motion Correction in Medical Imaging
Supervised by: Dr Kevin Wells

Asad Javied - 15 December 2016
Application Partitioning and Offloading in Mobile Cloud Computing
Supervised by: Dr Janko Calic

Sheaka Alobaidli - 6 December 2016
Functional Imaging and Texture Analysis in Radiotherapy Planning
Supervised by: Prof Philip Evans

Armin Mustafa - 29 November 2016
General 4D dynamic scene reconstruction from multiple view videos
Supervised by: Prof Adrian Hilton

Atiyeh Alinaghi - 16 September 2016
Blind Convolutive Stereo Speech Separation and Deverberation
Supervised by: Dr Philip Jackson

Karel Lebeda - 15 June 2016
2D and 3D Tracking and Modelling
Supervised by: Prof Richard Bowden

Fatemeh Tahavori - 31 May 2016
The application of a low-cost 3D depth camera for patient set-up and respiratory motion management in radiotherapy
Supervised by: Dr Kevin Wells

Jing Dong - 27 May 2016
Sparse analysis model based dictionary learning and signal reconstruction
Supervised by: Dr Wenwu Wang

Charles Gray - 24 May 2016
Scalable Online Annotation & Object Localisation For Broadcast Media Production
Supervised by: Dr John Collomosse

Mark Brown - 20 May 2016
Multi-modal Data Registration for Digital Film Production
Supervised by: Dr Jean-Yves Guillemaut

Louis Christodoulou - 18 March 2016
A Hybrid Unicast Broadcast Content Delivery Framework
Supervised by: Prof Ahmet Kondoz

Kaushala Dias - 17 March 2016
Dynamic and Instantaneous Pruning of Ensemble Predictors
Supervised by: Dr Terry Windeatt

Nadejda Roubtsova - 15 March 2016
Accurate 3D Reconstruction of Dynamic Scenes with Complex Reflectance Properties
Supervised by: Dr Jean-Yves Guillemaut

Marco Volino - 4 March 2016
View-Dependent Representation of shape and Appearance from Multiple View Video
Supervised by: Prof Adrian Hilton

Charles Malleson - 10 February 2016
Dynamic Scene Modelling and Representation from Video and Depth
Supervised by: Prof Adrian Hilton

Syed Sameed Husain - 2 February 2016
Robust Aggregation of Local Descriptors for image Retrieval and Classification
Supervised by: Prof Miroslaw Bober

Areeb Riaz - 22 January 2016
Adaptive Blind Source Separation Using Intensity Vector Statistics
Supervised by: Prof Ahmet Kondoz

Philip Krejov - 22 January 2016
Real Time Hand Pose Estimation for Human Computer Interaction
Supervised by: Prof Richard Bowden

Nasser Haddad - 3 December 2015
Non-Reference Depth Map Quality Evaluation in Immersive Video Applications
Supervised by: Prof Ahmet Kondoz

Zhenhua Feng - 20 November 2015
Robust Facial Landmark Detection in the Wild
Supervised by: Prof Josef Kittler

James Imber - 19 November 2015
Intrinsic Reflectance Estimation from Video and Shape for Natural Dynamic Scenes
Supervised by: Prof Adrian Hilton

Volkan Kilic - 24 September 2015
Audio-Visual Tracking of Multiple Moving Speakers
Supervised by: Dr Wewu Wang

Sam Zargham - 16 September 2015
Synchronous Visualisation of Multiple Photo Streams
Supervised by: Dr Janko Calic

Stuart James - 3 September 2015
Visual Narratives: Free-hand Sketchfor Visual Search and Navigation of Video
Supervised by: Dr John Collomosse

Alexandros Neophytou - 28 July 2015
Data Driven Models of Human Shape, Pose and Garment Deformation
Supervised by: Prof Adrian Hilton

Michela Esposito - 13 July 2015
CMOS Active Pixel Sensors in Bio-Medical Imaging
Supervised by: Dr Kevin Wells

Guosheng Hu - 3 June 2015
Face Analysis using a 3D Morphable Model
Supervised by: Prof Josef Kittler

Cagri Ozcinar - 8 May 2015
Multi-View Video Communication
Supervised by: Prof Ahmet Kondoz

Nazli FarajiDavar - 27 February 2015
Transductive Transfer Learning for Computer Vision
Supervised by: Dr Teo DeCampos

Lukasz Litwic - 14 January 2015
Separation of Sound Sources: Machine Audition Perspective
Supervised by: Dr Philip Jackson

Aarushi Gaur - 17 December 2014
Ranking Images Based on Aesthetic Qualities
Supervised by: Dr Krystian Mikolajczyk

Marek Olik - 17 December 2014
Personal Sound Zone Reproduction with Room Reflections
Supervised by: Dr Philip Jackson

Paul Koppen - 10 October 2014
Learning 3D Face Shape Features from Local Coherence
Supervised by: Prof Josef Kittler

Konstantinos Avgerinakis - 7 October 2014
Video Processing and Background Subtraction for Change Detection and Activity Recognition
Supervised by: Prof Josef Kittler

Brian Holt - 21 July 2014
Implicit models for automatic pose estimation in static images
Supervised by: Prof Richard Bowden

Elizabeth Chatziliari - 4 July 2014
Social media based scalable concept detection
Supervised by: Prof Josef Kittler

Violet Snell - 12 June 2014
Shape and Texture Recognition for Automated Analysis of Pathology Images
Supervised by: Prof Josef Kittler

Alaleh Rashidnasab - 11 June 2014
Simulation of breast lesions in x-ray mammography screening
Supervised by: Dr Kevin Wells

Cemre Zor - 4 June 2014
Analysis and pruning of ensemles utilizing bias and variance theory
Supervised by: Prof Josef Kittler

Syed Zubair - 30 May 2014
Dictionary learning for signal classification
Supervised by: Dr Wenwu Wang

Chamitha de Alwis - 15 May 2014
Optimizing network coding algorithms for multicast applications
Supervised by: Dr Anil Fernendo

Philip Coleman - 15 April 2014
Loudspeaker array processing for personal sound zone reproduction
Supervised by: Dr Philip Jackson

Saeed Kiani - 18 March 2014
Blind source separation in dynamic contrast enhanced magnetic resonance imaging renography
Supervised by: Dr Kevin Wells

Dan Casas - 24 January 2014
Interactive Video-Realistic Character Animation from 4D Performance Capture

Peter Stroia-Williams - 12 November 2013
Appearance Manipulation of Video

Margara Tejera - 8 November 2013
Space-Time editing and representation of 3D video sequences

John Jones - 4 October 2013
Virtual Dissection And Motion Field Mosaics For Breathing Motion Correction In Nuclear Medicine Imaging

Rangika Abeygunasekera - 1 October 2013
Respiratory-Induced Motion Management and Modelling (MPhil)

Oliver Diaz - 20 September 2013
Scattered radiation in projection X-ray mammography and digital breast tomosynthesis

Timothy Sheerman-Chase - 19 July 2013
The Automatic Recognition of Facial Non-verbal Communication Meaning in Informal, Spontaneous Conversation

Falk Schubert - 15 July 2013
Image Enhancement and Fusion Methods For Mobile Camera Platforms

Ash Gupta - 5 July 2013
Learning a Structured Model for Visual Category Recognition

Rui Hu - 2 July 2013
Visual Information Retrieval using Annotated Free-hand Sketches

Pouria Mortazavian - 29 May 2013
Recognition of low-resolution faces using a 3D morphable model

Aftab Khan - 21 May 2013
Anomaly Detection, Rule Adaptation and Rule Induction Methodologies in the Context of Automated Sports Video Annotation

Peter Koniousz - 21 May 2013
Novel Image Representations for Visual Categorisation with Bag-of-Words

Haiyue Yuan - 17 May 2013
User aspects of stereoscopic 3D video interaction

Simon Hadfield - 3 May 2013
The estimation and use of 3D information, for natural human action recognition

Tao Xu - 25 April 2013
Dictionary Learning for Sparse Representations with Applications to Blind Source Separation

Hossein Malekmohammadi - 13 March 2013
Objective models for subjective quality estimation of stereoscopic video

Martin Klaudiny - 5 March 2013
High-detail temporally consistent 3D capture of facial performance

Ikhwana Elfitri - 22 January 2013
Analysis by Synthesis Spatial Audio Coding

Ubong Ukommi - 17 January 2013
Adaptation Techniques for Improved Quality of Mobile Video Services

Ashrani Abd Rahni - 12 November 2012
Recursive Bayesian Estimation of Respiratory Motion in Nuclear Medicine Imaging

Zhiru Shi - 9 November 2012
Efficient Inter Prediction for 2D and 3D Video Coding

Jing Wu - 26 October 2012
An Automated Framework for Observes less Coronary Calcium Scoring of Multi Slice CT Data

Tinghuai Wang - 20 September 2012
Computer Vision for the Structured Representation and Stylisation of Visual Media Collections

Rakkrit Duangsoithong - 17 September 2012
Feature Selection and Casual Discovery for Ensemble Classifiers

Majdi Alnowami - 6 September 2012
Adaptive Modelling and Prediction of Respiratory Motion in External Beam Radiotherapy

Affan Shaukat - 24 August 2012
Modelling of driver intentions using perception - action hierarchies for vehicle assistance systems

Panagiotis Sidiropoulos - 31 July 2012
Shot descriptors for video temporal decomposition

Neil Cooke - 5 July 2012
A context sensitive email filtering approach for information assurance

Ziya Dereboylu - 22 June 2012
Error Resilient Scalable Video Coding

Deb Goswami - 31 May 2012
Cross-Spectral Face Recognition for Near-Infrared and Visible Light Modalities

TariqUllah Jan - 15 February 2012
Blind Convolutive Speech Separation and Dereverberation

Haider Zargham - 13 February 2012
Robust Speaker Identification against Computer Aided Voice Impersonation

Olshin Olusegun - 26 January 2012
Human Action Recognition From Relative Motion

Muhammad Rana - 16 January 2012
Kernel and classifier level fusion for image classification

Thilini Rajakaruna - 16 November 2011
Application aware video coding

Amin Merati - 11 November 2011
Multimodal biometric authentication with cohort-based normalisation

Natalyia Nadtoka - 27 October 2011
Analysis, Modelling and Animation of Emotional Speech in 3D

Huseyin Oztoprak - 19 October 2011
Advanced error robustness techniques in speech and audio communications

Wasim Ahmad - 14 October 2011
Analysis, modelling and synthesis of everyday impact sounds

Varuna De Silva - 20 September 2011
Improving Perceptual Quality of 3DTV Systems