Longin Jan Latecki
Office location: Science Education and Research Center (SERC), Room 378
Phone number: 1-215-204-5781
Joined CIS: 2001
Dr. Longin Jan Latecki is a professor of computer science at Temple University, Philadelphia. His main research interests include shape representation and similarity, object detection and recognition in images, robot perception, machine learning, and digital geometry. He received the PhD degree in 1992 and the habilitation in 1996, both from University of Hamburg, Germany. He has published over 225 research papers and books. He is an editorial board member of journals: Pattern Recognition, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, and International Journal of Mathematical Imaging. He received 2010 College of Science and Technology Research Excellence Award, the annual Pattern Recognition Society Award together with Azriel Rosenfeld for the best article published in the journal Pattern Recognition in 1998. He is also the recipient of the 2000 Olympus Prize, the main annual award, from the German Society for Pattern Recognition (DAGM).