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Oscar Deniz Suarez

Associate Professor




He is an Associate Professor at University of Castilla-La Mancha and has an MsC in computer science and a PhD in computer vision from the same University. He contributes to the VISILAB research group, his interests including computer vision and machine learning. He is the author of more than 50 refereed papers in journals and conferences. Oscar has received the runner-up award for the best PhD work on computer vision & pattern recognition by the Spanish Association on Pattern Recognition and the 'Image File & Reformatting Sofware' Challenge Award by Innocentive Inc. He has been national finalist of the 2009 Cor Baayen Award. He has led projects for more than 10 cutting-edge companies over the past 3 years, most of them for mobile vision application development. He has 2 patents. Oscar has also contributed to OpenCV, the well-known open source computer vision library. He is the author of 3 books on OpenCV and OpenCV programming for mobile devices. Oscar has also served as visiting researcher at Carnegie Mellon University (USA), Imperial College London (UK) and Leica Biosystems (Ireland). He is a Senior Member of IEEE and is affiliated with the AAAI, IAPR and The Computer Vision Foundation. He serves as an Academic Editor of Journal PLoS ONE and Associate Editor of IEEE Consumer Electronics. Currently, he is the Coordinator of EU Horizon 2020 "Eyes of Things" project and partner in FP7 AIDPATH Marie Curie Action. He serves as a reviewer/expert for EU programs such as Eurostars.


Phone +34 926295300 6286 




- Introduction to Computer Science
- Computer science for industrial engineers
- Computer Vision  

In the past: Computer Science Fundamentals, Operating Systems, Systems Programming, Computer Networks, Concurrent Systems, Design of Microprocessor-Based Systems, Instrumentation, Special Architectures, Mobile Robots, Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence.


Interests: Computer vision, machine learning.
I am a research fellow of SIANI.

We are organizing a Thematic Session on Embedded Computer Vision !


Here is a showcase of some finished projects/applications:

                 Learning Image Processing with OpenCV

ColorTransfer                       Gliif Reader
                           Color transfer                                                                                                                         Gliif Reader


Text recognition in smartphones

Face detector for Kinect depth images


Smile detection and measurement in Flash and mobile devices (iPad, iPhone, ...)

       Abnormal crowd behaviour detection



Head extractor



Fight detection in video



IM Presence Control

Instant Messaging
Presence Control


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Global motion estimation





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