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Guang-Zhong Yang

Dr. Guang-Zhong Yang is Professor in the Department of Computing and leads the Visual Information Processing (VIP) group, which has been involved in biomedical imaging research for the last 10 years producing more than 200 publications in the areas of Computational Vision, Image Processing, Perceptual Intelligence, and Biomedical Image Computing. The group is composed of 22 members, including 3 full-time academic staff. Prof. Yang has attracted substantial funding from the EPSRC, the Royal Society, CORDA - the heart charity, the British Heart Foundation, the Nuffield Foundation, as well as industrial sources. He is the Royal Society-Wolfson Research Merit Awards Professor and the founding director of the Royal Society-Wolfson Medical Image Computing Laboratory at Imperial College.

Stefan Rüger

Dr. Stefan Rüger, reader in Multimedia and Information Systems at the Department of Computing, joined the Data Mining group of Imperial College in 1997 and was awarded a EPSRC Advanced Research Fellowship in 1999 to work on Multimedia Information Retrieval. He is a member of the EPSRC College and of the BCS committee for Information Retrieval. His research has received funding in total over 350,000 from the EPSRC, AT&T, the Australian ARC and the European Commission. He contributes clustering and visualisation research to the EC funded CHLT project (Cultural Heritage Language Technologies) and coorganises, with Mounia Lalmas (Queen Mary, U of London) and Andy MacFarlane (City U), the London Knowledge Management Network which hosted seminars, workshops and meetings since 2000. He co-chaired the 2003 ACM SIGIR Multimedia IR workshop

Julie A McCann

Dr. Julie A McCann, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computing, has been working in the fields of high-performance information retrieval and adaptive multimedia data management for 7 and 15 years respectively. She is currently investigating self-adaptive data management in intelligent homes for medical applications and has over 30 significant publications in these fields alone. She is an active member of the UK-UbiNet and UbiCare networks, a member of the BCS, the IEEE, and is a Chartered Engineer.

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