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Emeritus Professor Sridha Sridharan

Science and Engineering Faculty,
Electrical Engineering, Computer Science,
Vision & SIgnal Processing

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Name
Emeritus Professor Sridha Sridharan
Position(s)
Adjunct Professor
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Electrical Engineering, Computer Science,
Vision & SIgnal Processing
Discipline *
Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing, Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Phone
+61 7 3138 2113
Email
Location
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Qualifications

PhD (University of New South Wales), MSc (Victoria University of Manchester)

Professional memberships
and associations
For more information on Prof Sridha Sridharan research activities visit website:
Keywords

Biometrics, Computer Vision, Face Recognition, Human Action Recognition, Image Processing, Keyword spotting, Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition, Speaker Recognition, Speech Recognition

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Prof Sridha Sridharan is the Program Leader of the Speech, Audio, Image and Video Technologies (SAIVT) Research Program. https://wiki.qut.edu.au/display/saivt/SAIVT+-Speech,+Audio,+Image+and+Video+Technologies+Research+at+QUT Professor Sridharan has received grants for his research in excess of $15M from competitive and industry funding sources. He has received 17 Australian Research Council (ARC) grants (5 ARC Discovery/Large and 12 ARC Linkage/Collaborative/APAI);Prof Sridharan has supervised 72 PhD students at QUT (as a Principal or active Associate Supervisor) in the area of Image and Speech Technologies. He has published over 400 papers consisting of 5 book chapters, 80 journal articles and over 300 refereed international conference publications the areas of Speech and Image technologies. Prof Sridharan is currently engaged in research in the following areas:

Image and Video Technology – Computer Vision and Machine Learning: Computer Vision;
Video Surveillance; Multi-camera management; Crowd Monitoring; Abnormal Event Detection;Person Detection and Tracking;Vehicle Detection and Tracking; Video Event Detection; Human Identification at Distance; Soft Biometrics;  Multimodal Biometrics; Anti-spoofing Biometrics; Iris Recognition at a Distance; Gait Recognition; 2-D and 3-D Face Recognition – Cooperative and Uncooperative; Facial Expression Recognition; Face Clustering and diarisation; Human Action Recognition;Object recognition and scene understanding; Multispectral and hyperspectral image analysis; Sports analytics;Image analysis for unmanned aircrafts; 3-D modelling of objects and scenes; Robot navigation and robot-human interaction; Video indexing, search, retrieval and summarisation.

 

Speech and Audio Technology: Signal Processing and Recognition: Speech Detection,  Speech Enhancement Single/Multi-microphone; Language Identification; Speaker Verification and Identification; Speech Recognition; Key Word Spotting/Spoken Term Detection; Speaker Indexing/Diarisation/Segmentation/Clustering ;Speaker Role Detection; Multimodal Speech Processing (audio and video);Speech Emotion Detection.

For more details see: https://wiki.qut.edu.au/display/saivt/Professor+Sridha+Sridharan

This information has been contributed by Emeritus Professor Sridha Sridharan.

Teaching

Professor Sridha Sridharan is a full-time researcher at QUT and his teaching involves supervision of PhD students in the areas of Speech, Audio, Image and Video Technologies within the SAIVT Research Program which he leads.

A major focus of Prof Sridharan’s research is in applying Machine Learning techniques to solve real world problems in Computer Vision and Speech and Language Processing.

More details about the SAIVT research program can be found in:

https://wiki.qut.edu.au/display/saivt/SAIVT+-+Speech,+Audio,+Image+and+Video+Technologies+Research+at+QUT

This information has been contributed by Emeritus Professor Sridha Sridharan.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
Improving Productivity and Efficiency of Australian Airports - A Real Time Analytics and Statistical Approach
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP140100282
Start year
2015
Keywords
Bayesian Networks, Video Analytics, Operations Management
Title
Monitoring intuitive expertise in the context of airport security screening
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP140100221
Start year
2015
Keywords
Intuitive Expertise, Airport Security, Automated Monitoring
Title
Solve it or Ignore it? The Challenge of Alignment Distortion and Creating Next Generation Automatic Facial Expression Detection
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP140100793
Start year
2014
Keywords
Face Processing,Face Recognition,Computer Vision
Title
The next generation speaker recognition system
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP130100110
Start year
2013
Keywords
Speaker verification, speech processing, signal processing
Title
Omniscient Face Recognition for Uncooperative Subjects
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP110100827
Start year
2011
Keywords
Face Recognition, Computer Vision, Biometrics, Image Processing
Title
Intelligent Surveillance Research for Crowd Monitoring and Event Detection
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
PR09-0089
Start year
2010
Keywords
Video Surveillance, Video Event Detection
Title
Airports of the Future
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0990135
Start year
2009
Keywords
Complex Systems Engineering, Airport Operations Management, Business Process Modelling, Surveillance and Identity Management, Human Systems Interaction, Risk and Emergency Management,
Title
Robust Automatic Speaker Diarisation of Audio Documents by Exploiting Prior Sources of Information
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0991238
Start year
2009
Keywords
Speaker Diarisation, Speaker Recognition, Speaker Identification, Speech Processing, Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition,
Title
Robust Speaker Recognition with Reduced Utterance Duration and Intersession Variability
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP0877835
Start year
2008
Keywords
Speaker Verification, Speaker Recognition, Signal Processing, Speaker Indentification, Speech Processing, Patten Recognition
Title
Speech Detection & Analysis
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
PR07-0063
Start year
2008
Keywords
Speech Detection, Speech Analysis

Supervision