About the authors
Wilhelm Burger received a Master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Utah (Salt Lake City) and his doctorate in Systems Science from Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria. As a post-graduate researcher at the Honeywell Systems & Research Center in Minneapolis and the University of California at Riverside he worked mainly in the areas of visual motion analysis and autonomous navigation. In the Austrian research initiative on digital imaging he was engaged in projects on generic object recognition and biometric identification. Since 1996 he is the director of the Digital Media degree programs at the Upper Austria University of Applied Sciences at Hagenberg. Personally the author appreciates vehicles with large engines and (occasionally) a glass of dry Veltliner. [more...]
Mark J. BURGE
Mark J. Burge Dr. Mark J. Burge received a BA degree from Ohio Wesleyan University, a MSc in Computer Science from the Ohio State University, and a doctorate from Johannes Kepler University in Linz, Austria. He spent several years as a researcher in Zürich, Switzerland at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), where he worked in machine learning, computer vision, and pattern recognition. He earned tenure within the University System of Georgia as an Associate Professor in Computer Science and served as a Program Director at the National Science Foundation. Currently he is a senior principal in the biometrics group at MITRE in Washington, DC. Personally, he is an expert on classic Italian espresso machines. [more...]
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