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Randal C. Nelson

Associate Professor
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Computer Science

Areas of expertise: Computer Visual Systems, Computer motion and object recognition

Press contact:
Leonor Sierra

Related Links:
Randal Nelson Homepage

News Releases

Center for Electronic Imaging Systems Announces Record $114 Million Local Economic Impact
November 16, 2006

Smart Software Gives Surveillance Eyes a ‘Brain’
February 12, 2004

Interdisciplinary Legal Studies Minor Launched at University
July 07, 2003

Randal Nelson's research interests involve machine vision and robotics with an emphasis on systems that engage in sensory-mediated interaction with the physical world. Current and recent projects include work on object recognition and learning representations at the interface between feature-based and appearance-based approaches, vision for manipulation and hand-eye coordination, motion recognition and analysis, and visual navigation.