NB. I now work at the Wageningen University in the Netherlands. Go to: www.gertkootstra.com

Scientific Interests

Some topics that scetch my scientific interests:
  • Visual Attention
    • Saliency models for the prediction of human gaze
    • The role of symmetry in visual attention
    • The role of bottom-up and top-down control in visual attention
  • Object Recognition and Segmentation
    • Bottom-up models for figure-ground segregation using Gestalt principles
    • Visual attention for object segmentation and manipulation
    • Active Perception for 3D Object Recognition
  • Robotic Localization and Mapping
    • Visual Simultanous Localization and Mapping
    • Visual landmark selection
    • Visual attention for spatial representation of the environment
    • Particle filters / Monte-Carlo localization