Björn Stenger

Björn is leading the computer vision group of Toshiba Research Europe and is an associate of the vision group at the University of Cambridge. His research areas of interest are computer vision and machine learning.

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Short bio:
Björn Stenger studied computer science at the University of Bonn and received his PhD degree from the University of Cambridge, UK. His thesis on 3D hand tracking won the BMVA Sullivan Thesis Prize, awarded annually to the best thesis in the UK in the field of vision. He was a Research Fellow at the Toshiba R&D Center, where he worked on gesture recognition and human body tracking. He joined the Computer Vision Group of Toshiba Research Europe, where he is currently working on human-computer interfaces, 3D capture and registration, and object recognition.

Current professional activities:
Guest Editor: CVIU Special Edition on Pose and Gesture (Deadline Oct 2014)
Program Co-Chair: MVA 2015
Area Chair: BMVC 2014

Students co-advised:
Rob Anderson (PhD 2014): Building an Expressive Text-Driven 3D Talking Head
Tom Woodley (PhD 2009): Online learning for visual tracking