Allen E. Puckett Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computation and Neural Systems.
Director of the National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center
in Neuromorphic Systems Engineering
Dr. Pietro Perona is the Allen E. Puckett Professor of Electrical Engineering at Caltech. He directs Computation and Neural Systems (www.cns.caltech.edu), a PhD program centered on the study of biological brains and intelligent machines. Professor Perona's research centers on vision. He has contributed to the theory of partial differential equations for image processing and boundary formation, and to modeling the early visual system's function. He is currently interested in visual categories and visual recognition.
Research Group:Computational Vision Laboratory
Computer vision: Recognition, Navigation, Human-Computer interfaces, Texture analysis, Multiresolution image analysis, Diffusions.
Human vision: Perception of shape-from-shading, perception of texture. Models of early vision.
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