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Name Professor David Bull
Job title Professor of Signal Processing
Department Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering University of Bristol
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Email address
Telephone number work(0117) 954 5195
Qualifications BSc(Exon), MSc(Manc), PhD(Wales), FIET, FIEEE, CEng
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Membership of professional bodies Fellow IEE
Member IEEE
Keywords image and video coding
image analysis
signal processing
image and video communications
Areas of expertise I am Head of the Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department at the University of Bristol. I lead the Signal Processing activities within the Centre for Communications Research where I am Deputy Director.

I have sat on the UK Foresight Panel and the EPSRC Communications College. I am a past director of the VCE in Digital Broadcasting and Multimedia Technology and am currently Chairman of ProVision Communication Technologies Ltd.

I am currently involved in establishing a new DTI funded (7.62M) Centre for Communications Computing and Content.

My research interests include image and video compression, motion compensation and content analysis for broadcast and network applications; robust and scalable video coding for wireless communications.

My current research is focused on the problems of image and video communications for both low bit rate wireless, internet and broadcast applications, content description for video archiving and image authentication using digital watermarks
Media experience Interviews for local radio and filming for BBC's Newsnight