Dirk Farin

Titel: Dr.

Phone: +31 40 247-3708

Email: d.s.farin(at)tue.nl


  • video-object segmentation
  • MPEG-4 video coding
  • panoramic video and parametric motion-estimation techniques
  • model-based object detection

Curriculum vitae

Dirk Farin studied computer science and electrical engineering at the University of Stuttgart. From May 1999 to May 2001, he worked at the department for circuitry and simulation at the University Mannheim. In May 2001, he moved to the department of computer science and mathematics, where he is working on new algorithms for video compression, object segmentation, and video-content analysis.

He received a best-paper award at the Symposium on Information Theory 2003 for his work on MPEG-4 Multi-sprite generation and a best paper award for perceptually optimized spatial segmentation in 2001.