Fields of expertise
Pattern recognition and computer vision
BiographyHeinz Hügli is professor emeritus at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL). He was a research director and associate professor at the Institute of Microtechnology, University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland, where he teached and headed the Pattern Recognition Laboratory (PARLAB). From 1988 to 2008, this lab was active in computer vision and pattern recognition with emphasis on early vision processing, industrial inspection, 3D object modeling and recognition.
Heinz Hügli received the Diploma in Electrical Engineering and Ph.D. degree from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (EPFZ). He spent five year with the Image processing research group at EPFZ and later two years with the Medical Imaging Science Group, University of Southern California. In 1982 he joined the University of Neuchâtel were he first conducted speech recognition activities and then founded the PARLAB. He teached at the University of Neuchâtel, EPFL and University of Bern. Author of more than 150 scientific publications, he has chaired international conferences, was a member of several scientific societies, and participated in several conference program committees.
Pattern Recognition Laboratory (PARLAB)Heinz Hügli founded this lab in 1988 and headed it until 2008. The lab was part of Institute of Microtechnology at the University of Neuchâtel.
PARLAB 1988-2008 (University of Neuchâtel)
In 2009, together with IMT, the lab was integrated within EPFL.
PARLAB at EPFL