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Philip Torr

Philip Torr

Philip will contribute to the Semantic Vision theme of the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision and created the Oxford Brookes Vision group, joining Oxford University from Sept 2013.

He completed his PhD at the Robotics Research Group of the University of Oxford. He left Oxford to work for six years as a research scientist for Microsoft Research, first in Redmond USA in the Vision Technology Group, then in Cambridge UK founding the vision side of the Machine learning and perception group. He is now a Professor in Computer Vision and Machine Learning at Oxford Brookes University. He has won several awards including the Marr prize (the highest honour in vision) in 1998, a Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award Holder. More recently he has been awarded best science paper at BMVC 2010 and ECCV 2010. He was involved in the algorithm design for Boujo released by 2D3. Boujou has won many industry awards, including Computer Graphics World Innovation Award, IABM Peter Wayne Award, and CATS Award for Innovation.  He continues to work closely with this Oxford based company as well as other companies such as Sony and Sharp. (Over 14,000 citations and an h-index of 61)

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