Professor of Computer Science
Université de Rennes 1
After a PhD in computer science done at IRISA and defended in 1996 at the Université de Rennes 1. I spent one year as a Postdoctoral Associates in the AI lab of the Dpt of Computer Science at Yale University. I defended an Habilitation in Computer science in november 2004. I was an Inria research scientist (Chargé de recherche) at IRISA-INRIA Rennes (1997-2009). At IRISA, I have been a member of the Temis group (1993 to 1996), in the Vista group (1997 to 2003), in the Lagadic group (2004-2017). Since 2018, I am in the Rainbow group at IRISA (UMR 6074) and Inria Rennes.
Since november 2009, I am a full professor of Computer Science at Université de Rennes 1. I mainly teach in the École supérieure d’ingénieurs de Rennes (ESIR) where I leaded the Digital Imaging speciality (2012-2019). Starting 2018, I am the head of the “Digital Signals and Images, Robotics” department at IRISA.
My research interests include robotics, perception strategies and especially the cooperation between perception and action within the visual servoing approach. I am also interested in computer vision and image processing for visual servoing application (object tracking). More recently I study new application fields such space robotics, augmented reality and virtual reality.
IEEE 3DUI 2011 Best Paper Runner Up Award
IEEE ISMAR 2010 Best Paper Runner-Up Award
IEEE/RSJ IROS’07 Conference Best Application Paper Award
RFIA’96 Best Paper Award
Starting 2018, I am a Senior Editor of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L)
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From 2015 to 2018, I was an associate editor of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L)
From 2010 to 2014, I was an associate editor of the IEEE Trans. on Robotics (T-RO)
Guest Editor of The Int. J. of Robotics Research (IJRR) special issue on “Robot Vision” (published april 2015)
I have served in the program committee of several conferences : ISMAR’05, ORASIS’05, ECCV’06, AMDO-e 2006, Deform’06, JNRR’07, ORASIS’07, RSS’07, ACIVS’07, Coresa 2007, RFIA 2008, NORDIA,CVPR 2008, CORESA 2009, JNRR’09, CVPR 2009, ICCV 2009, ACCV 2009, ISMAR’09, Coresa 2010, CVPR 2010, ECCV’10, ISMAR 2010, CVPR 2011, ORASIS 2011, IROS 2011 (AE), RFIA 2012, Coresa 2012, ICRA 2012 (AE), RSS 2012, Orasis 2013, ICRA 2013 (AE), RSS 2013, IROS 2013 (AE), ISMAR 2013 (Area Chair), ICRA 2014 (AE), ICIP 2014, RFIA 2014 (Area chair), Orasis’15, IROS 2015 (AE), ICRA 2016 (AE), ICRA 2020 (AE), ICRA and IROS since 2016 as AE then SE of IEEE RA-L.
I was in the board of the Ecole Supérieure d’Ingénieurs de Rennes (2015-2019), in the board of the “Images et réseaux” cluster (2010-2017). I was a member of the scientific board of the Université de Rennes 1 (2004-2008).
I was in the board and the secretary of the AFRIF (Association Française pour la Reconnaissance et l’Interpretation des Formes) from 2010 to 2019.
Samuel Felton, co-advised with Elisa Fromont
Mathieu Gonzalez, co-advised with Jérôme Royan (IRT B<>Com)
Benoit Antoniotti, co-advised with François Chaumette and Antoine Lehuger (Creative company)
Ketty Favre, co-advised with Muriel Pressigout and Luce Morin (IETR)
Xi Wang, co-advised with Marc Christie (Mimetic)
Agniva Sengupta, co-advised with Alexandre Krupa
Ide Flore Kenmagne, PhD in 2019, co-advised with Vincent Drevelle, now R&D Engineer with GExpertise
Salma Jiddi, PhD in 2019 , co-advised with Philippe Robert (Technicolor), now with Geomagical Labs
Guillaume Cortes, PhD in 2018 , co-advised with Anatole Lecuyer (Hybrid), now with Stereolabs
Quentin Bateux, PhD in 2018 , Now computer vision researcher with Qopius
Le Cui, PhD in 2016 , Now Research Scientist with Bosh (Shanghai, Chine)
Jérome Ardouin, PhD in 2014 co-advised with Anatole Lecuyer and Maud Marchal, Now R&D Engineer with Realyz
Bertrand Delabarre, PhD in 2014 , Now R&D Engineer with Hawk-Eye Innovations (UK)
Antoine Petit, PhD in 2013 , Now Research Assistant in the Inria Mimesis team.
Amaury Dame, PhD in 2010 , Now Research Assistant int the Robotic Systems Laboratory at EPFL.
Céline Teulière, PhD in 2010 , Now Associate Professor, Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand.
Fabien Servant PhD in 2009 , Now R&D Engineer with Technicolor.
Claire Dune, PhD in 2009 , Now Associate Professor, University of Toulon.
Muriel Pressigout, PhD in 2006 , Now Associate Professor, INSA de Rennes.
Andrew I. Comport, PhD in 2005 , co-advised with François Chaumette. CNRS Researcher, I3S.
Nicolas Courty, PhD in 2002 , co-advised with Bruno Arnaldi, now Professor, Université de Bretagne Sud.
Visp : Visual tracking and visual servoing C++ library
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I teach various courses at the Université de Rennes 1
- Computer Vision : geometric viewpoint (Master of Computer Science, UR1)
- Computer Vision (ESIR3, UR1)
- Special Effects (ESIR3, UR1)
- Geometric Computer Vision (ESIR2, UR1)
- Software engineering for image processing (ESIR2, UR1)
- Augmented Reality (Master MIA, UR1)
- Robot Vision (Master ENS Rennes)