Patrick Le Callet

Patrick Le Callet

Patrick Le Callet is Professor at University of Nantes/Polytech Nantes and leading research in IRCCyN/CNRS lab. He received both an M.Sc. and a PhD degree in image processing from Ecole polytechnique de l’Université de Nantes. He was also a student at the Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan where he sat the “Aggrégation” (credentialing exam) in electronics of the French National Education. He worked as an Assistant Professor from 1997 to 1999 and as a full time lecturer from 1999 to 2003 at the Department of Electrical Engineering of Technical Institute of the University of Nantes (IUT). Since 2003 he teaches at Ecole polytechnique de l’Université de Nantes (Engineering School) in the Electrical Engineering and the Computer Science departments where is now a Full Professor. Since 2006, he is the head of the Image and Video Communication lab at CNRS IRCCyN, a group of more than 35 researchers. He is mostly engaged in research dealing with the application of human vision modeling in image and video processing. His current centers of interest are 3D image and video quality assessment, watermarking techniques and visual attention modeling and applications. He is co-author of more than 200 publications and communications and co-inventor of 13 international patents on these topics. He also co-chairs within the VQEG (Video Quality Expert Group) the “HDR Group” and “3DTV” activities. He is currently serving as associate editor for IEEE transactions on Image Processing, IEEE transactions on Circuit System and Video Technology, SPRINGER EURASIP Journal on Image and Video Processing, and SPIE Electronic Imaging.

Affiliations and Expertise

Université de Nantes, France