Gerald Schaefer

Department of Computer Science
Loughborough University
Loughborough, LE11 3TU
Phone: +44-1509-635707
Fax: +44-1509-635722

Gerald Schaefer gained his PhD in Computer Vision from the University of East Anglia. He worked at the Colour & Imaging Institute, University of Derby (1997-1999), in the School of Information Systems, University of East Anglia (2000-2001), in the School of Computing and Informatics at Nottingham Trent University (2001-2006), and in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at Aston University (2006-2009) before joining the Department of Computer Science at Loughborough University.
His research interests are mainly in the areas of colour image analysis, image retrieval, physics-based vision, medical imaging, and computational intelligence. He has published extensively in these areas with a total publication count exceeding 400. He is/was a member of the editorial board of more than 20 international journals, has reviewed for over 120 journals and served on the programme committee of more than 350 conferences. He has been invited as keynote or tutorial speaker to numerous conferences, is the organiser of various international workshops and special sessions at conferences, and the editor of several books, conference proceedings and special journal issues.

Current Events

Special Session on Recent Advances in Intelligent Pattern Classification, 9th International Conference on Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems (SCIS) / 17th World Congress of International Fuzzy Systems Association (IFSA), June 27-30, Otsu, Japan (paper deadline: January 15, 2017)

Special Session on Recent Advances in Intelligent Image and Video Analysis, IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC), October 9-12, Budapest, Hungary (paper deadline: May 1, 2016)

Workshop on Image Understanding and Analysis for Digital Pathology, part of MIUA 2016, July 6-8, Loughborough, U.K. (paper deadline: April 10, 2016)

7th Workshop on Soft Computing in Image Processing and Computer Vision (SCIPCV), July 25-28, Las Vegas, USA (paper deadline: April 24, 2016)

Special Session on Digital Oilfield, 5th International Conference on Informatics, Electronics & Vision (ICIEV) 2016, May 13-14, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Special Session on Intelligent Medical Science, IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence (WCCI) 2016, July 25-29, Vancouver, Canada

Special Issue on Emerging Methodologies and Issues in Intelligent Computing, International Journal of Intelligent Computing in Medical Sciences and Image Processing (IC-MED)

Special Issue on Aspects of Multimodality in Action and Behavior Analysis, Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces

Past Events


Invited keynotes and tutorials