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I'm currently a Director of Engineering, Computer Vision and Media Technology at Set Media Inc., developing new computer vision algorithms for video content analysis.

I obtained my Ph.D in Computer Science at University of California, San Diego under the guidance of Professor Serge Belongie at the UCSD Computer Vision Lab.

I got my Engineering degree in Computer Science at the Department of Computer Science at University of Chile, working with Professor Ricardo Baeza-Yates and co-advised by Professor Nello Cristianini in information retrieval and machine learning.

My research interests are computer vision and machine learning, specially object localization.


March 2011, Ph.D thesis: "Beyond Appearance Features: Contextual Modeling for Object Recognition" sucessfully defended!

Journal Computer Vision and Image Understanding:
Context Based Object Categorization: A Critical Survey.

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