Research Topics

The research activities of the group are divided into two major themes:

  1. Representation, compression,  and delivery of multimedia data
  2. Modalities of communication and natural interactions: text, document, speech, and multimodal behaviors

More specifically, theme 1 deals with the following aspects of the multimedia:

  • Image and video compression, including multi-view
  • Distributed source coding
  • Joint source-channel coding
  • Representation of Rich Media scenes
  • Adaptation of multimedia content
  • Interactivity

The second research theme focuses on the following activities:

  • Document image analysis
  • Hand Writing Recognition
  • Audio-visual processing of speech
  • Multimodal biometry
  • Emotional interactions