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Computer Vision Group, Department of Electrical Engineering, Chalmers.

Mathematical Imaging Group, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Lund University.

MedTech West.

NEWS: Two papers accepted for CVPR in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA in June 2018! See publications.

NEWS: Area Chair for the European Conference on Computer Vision, September 2018 and the International Conference on Computer Vision, October 2017.

NEWS: Organiser of the first Swedish Symposium on Deep Learning, June 20-21, 2017. Location: Stockholm, Royal Institute of Technology. It will be a great event with great keynotes!

NEWS: Organiser of the 5th Workshop on Computer Vision for Road Scene Understanding and Autonomous Driving, October 23, 2017, Venice, Italy in conjunction with ICCV 2017. There will be a 6th edition at the European Conference on Computer Vision in Munich, Germany in September 2018. More details later.

NEWS: We are expanding our research in computer vision and machine learning! Join us! Interested in doing a PhD? Or you already have a PhD and want to join us for a postdoc? There is currently available funding for postdocs.

Interested in my mathematical ancestors and descendants? You can find them here at the Mathematics Genealogy Project.

My Erdös number is 4 via the path: Fredrik Kahl - Gunnar Sparr - Jaak Peetre - Svante Janson - Paul Erdös.

Metric localization from a single image! In the first video below, you see how we reconstructed a 3D model of a tunnel from one image sequence. Then, in the second video, we use a single image to determine our localization (absolute pose) in the 3D model of the tunnel! Read our BMVC 2016 paper.

Want to scan yourself? Read our paper CopyMe3D.

Meet my PhD Students:

  • Lucas Brynte, Signals and Systems, Chalmers University of Technology
  • Eskil Jörgensen, Signals and Systems, Chalmers University of Technology and Zenuity AB
  • Mikaela Åhlén, Signals and Systems, Chalmers University of Technology and Husqvarna AB
  • Carl Toft, Signals and Systems, Chalmers University of Technology
  • Måns Larsson, Signals and Systems, Chalmers University of Technology
  • Jennifer Alvén, Signals and Systems, Chalmers University of Technology
  • Jonathan Arvidsson, University of Gothenburg (co-supervised with Magnus Båth, Göran Starck and Peter Bernhardt)
  • Erik Bylow Lund University (co-supervised with Carl Olsson)
  • Viktor Larsson Lund University (co-supervised with Carl Olsson)
Former PhD students:

VR-project on the integration of geometry and semantics in computer vision, 2017-2020, funded by the Swedish Research Council. This is a basic research project with the aim of developing new mathematical methods and theory for computer vision applications, including medical imaging problems.

I am the main PI for the SSF project Semantic Mapping and Visual Navigation for Smart Robots which is a collaboration between computer vision, automatic control, machine learning and mathematics. Budget: 31.1 MSEK during 2016-2021. Funded by Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research.

Summer School in Convex and Discrete Optimization on the island of Als, Denmark. Tutors: Fredrik Kahl and Richard Hartley, August 2015.

Tutorial in Zurich at ECCV'14 on Robust Optimization Techniques in Computer Vision successfully completed with more than 150 registered participants. Tutors: Olof Enqvist, Fredrik Kahl and Richard Hartley.

I am on the Editorial Board of Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision.

Recent Area Chair assignments: ICCV 2013, CVPR 2014 and ECCV 2014, BMVC 2015, ECCV 2016, ICCV 2017.

ERC-project GlobalVision, 2008-2013. Starting Independent Research Grant, funded by the European Research Council. Read more about it in Svenska Dagbladet.

Mathematical Methods in Computer Vision, 2008-2014. A project in the programme Future Research Leaders, funded by the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research. Read the feature article (Swedish only) on one of the participants.

I was general chair for Energy Minimization Methods in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Lund, Sweden, 19-21 August, 2013.

Discrete Optimization. A PhD course in mathematics, given spring 2011.

Optimization in Computer Vision. A one week PhD School, 19-23 May 2008 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Co-organized with Henrik Aanaes, DTU. Lectures include Prof. Richard Hartley, Phil Torr and Lieven Vanderberge.

If you are interested in Master Thesis projects in mathematics, computer vision or medical imaging, contact me.

Want to see research in the making? Continuous cuts black board.

Läs om svenska IT-undret i Blekinge Läns Tidning

We are featured in Sydsvenskan!

Jan-Erik Solem's and my patent which was acquired by Apple reaches the news tabloids!

Address: Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Division of Mathematics, PO Box 118, 221 00 Lund, Sweden
Phone: +46 730 946028
Publisher: Fredrik Kahl,
Last updated: January 9, 2017