Lisa M. Brown  Lisa M. Brown photo       

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Computer Vision
Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA
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Lisa received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from Columbia University in 1995. She wrote her thesis on medical image registration while working in the Computer Assisted Surgery Group at the IBM T.J Watson Research Center. For the past 15 years she has been a Research Staff Member at IBM Research. She worked for three years in the Education Group creating software which enables students to take measurements on images and videos. She is currently in the Exploratory Computer Vision Group. She is well known for her ACM survey paper in image registration, which was extensively cited and translated into several languages. She is an IEEE Senior Member and an editor for Pattern Recognition, the official journal of the Pattern Recognition Society. She has published extensively, been on several program committees for major conferences, been an invited speaker and panelist to various workshops and has filed more than 40 patents. Her primary interests are in head tracking, head pose estimation and more recently in object and color classification and performance evaluation of tracking in surveillance. Lisa was one of the inventors of the IBM Smart Surveillance Solutions (SVS) which is now an IBM Global Technology Services product offering and the winner of the 2008 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Video Surveillance Software. She received the IBM Outstanding Innovation Achievement Award in 2007 and a Research Division Award for contributions to safety and physical security through video analytics in 2010.