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Professor Nishan Canagarajah

Nishan's research contributions in image segmentation, texture classification and content-based video compression are internationally recognised and have led to a number of invited papers and presentations. His research on audio signal processing led to an interactive exhibit, Virtual Drum, at the London Science Museum. He has also published 2 books, over 150 refereed papers, and submitted 6 patent applications. His research interests include image and video coding, multi-view video compression and synthesis, information fusion, content-based retrieval and the application of signal processing to audio and medical electronics. Nishan is currently leading a number of large projects funded by EPSRC, EC and Industry. He is a member of the EPSRC Peer Review College.

Research keywords

  • image and video processing
  • content based indexing and retrieval of multimedia
  • visual perception and modelling
  • image fusion
  • medical imaging
  • signal separation
  • audio signal processing