William T. Freeman Bio

William T. Freeman

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William T. Freeman is Professor and Associate Department Head of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT, joining the faculty in 2001.

His current research interests include motion re-rendering, computational photography, and learning for vision. He received outstanding paper awards at computer vision or machinelearning conferences in 1997, 2006, 2009 and 2012, and a "test of time" award in 2013 for a 1995 paper. Previous research topics include steerable filters and pyramids, the generic viewpoint assumption, color constancy, bilinear models for separating style and content, and belief propagation in networks with loops. He holds 30 patents.

He is active in the program or organizing committees of computer vision, graphics, and machine learning conferences and was program co-chair for ICCV 2005 and CVPR 2013.