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Welcome to Professor Ingemar J. Cox – University of Copenhagen

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21 August 2013

Welcome to Professor Ingemar J. Cox

The Centre for Communication and Computing is pleased to welcome Ingemar J. Cox, new professor in the HCC group of the Department of Computer Science.

Previously Ingemar J. Cox was a professor and Director of Research in the Department of Computer Science at University College London, where he maintains an affiliation.

Ingemar J. Cox

Ingemar J. Cox

Cox has been a recipient of a Royal Society Wolfson Fellowship (2002-2007). He received his B.Sc. from University College London and Ph.D. from Oxford University. He was a member of the Technical Staff at AT&T Bell Labs at Murray Hill from 1984 until 1989 where his research interests were focused on mobile robots. In 1989 Cox joined NEC Research Institute in Princeton, NJ as a senior research scientist in the computer science division. At NEC, his research shifted to problems in computer vision, and he was responsible for creating the computer vision group at NECI. Cox has worked on problems to do with stereo and motion correspondence and multimedia issues of image database retrieval and watermarking.  In 1999, Cox was awarded the IEEE Signal Processing Society Best Paper Award (Image and Multidimensional Signal Processing Area) for a paper he co-authored on watermarking.  From 1997-1999, he served as Chief Technical Officer of Signafy, Inc, a subsidiary of NEC responsible for the commercialization of watermarking. In 1999, he returned to NEC Research Institute as a Research Fellow.

Ingemar J. Cox is a Fellow of the IEEE, the IET (formerly IEE), and the British Computer Society. He is a member of the UK Computing Research Committee. He was founding co-editor in chief of the IEE Proc. on Information Security and is an associate editor of the IEEE Trans. on Information Forensics and Security. Cox is co-author of a book entitled "Digital Watermarking" and its second edition "Digital Watermarking and Steganography",  and the co-editor of two books, `Autonomous Robots Vehicles' and `Partitioning Data Sets: With Applications to Psychology, Computer Vision and Target Tracking'.