Speaker: Eric Paquet
April 9-12, 2008
Montréal, Québec, Canada

Speakers: Biography

Eric Paquet

Senior Research Officer
National Research Council of Canada
Visual Information Technology
1200 Montreal Road
Building M-50, Room 360
Ottawa ON
K1A 0R6 Canada

Eric Paquet is a senior research officer at the Visual Information Technology Group of the National Research Council of Canada. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Vision from Laval University and the National Research Council in 1994. After finishing his Ph.D., he worked on optical information processing in Spain, on laser microscopy at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and on 3D hand held scanners in England. He is currently pursuing research on content-based indexing and retrieval of 2D images and 3D objects as well as on visualisation at the National Research Council of Canada. His current research interests include content-based description of multimedia and multi-dimensional objects, anthrometric databases, structural bioinformatics and cultural heritage applications. He is the author of more than 100 publications, member of MPEG, WEAR, CAESAR, ISPRS, SCC, CODATA, on the programme committee of several international conferences and owns many patents. He has received many international distinctions including the PKDD Innovative Application Award as well as two Recognition Awards from SAE.

Eric will present 3D imaging: A Glimpse into the future!. [Mini-Workshop]