R. Mukundan

(Ramakrishnan Mukundan)

Position

Associate Professor

Qualifications

M.Sc., Ph.D.

Room

Erskine Building  311

Contact Details

Phone: +64 3 364 2987, Ext: 7770
Fax: +64 3 364 2569
mukundan@canterbury.ac.nz

Postal Address

Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering,
College of Engineering,
University of Canterbury,
Private Bag 4800,
Christchurch 8140,
New Zealand.

Undergraduate Courses

COSC262: Algorithms
COSC363: Computer Graphics
COSC366: Summer Project

Graduate Courses

COSC422: Advanced Computer Graphics
COSC416: Mobile 3D Graphics

Research Interests

  • Image Processing and Analysis:
    1. Moment based image features: Moment invariants, Moment spaces, Tchebichef moments, Fast computation of moments
    2. Image and video compression: Discrete orthognal transforms, DCT
    3. Multifractal analysis: Alfa image decomposition, Multifractal spectra, Tissue image classification
    4. Parallel computation: OpenCL implementations
    5. Medical image analysis: HRCT data processing, contour detection, segmentation, 3D reconstructions
  • Computer Graphics:
    1. Real-time rendering: GPU implementations, Spherical harmonic lighting
    2. Non-photorealistic rendering: Painterly rendering, texture based NPR
    3. Crowd simulation: Rendering of large crowds, Behaviour modelling, Acceleration algorithms
    4. Facial expression analysis and recognition: Deformation tables, Expression interpolation
  • Also see: Computer Graphics and Image Processing Research Group

Projects and Publications

  • List of publications
  • Current Projects:
    1. Multifractal and multi-scale analysis of biomedical images
    2. Contour based 3D reconstruction of lung geometry from HRCT images
    3. Crowd simulation using 3D Extended Oriented Bounding Boxes (EOBB)
    4. Parallel computation of multifractal spectra using OpenCL
  • Phone:¬†+64 3 364 2362
    Fax: +64 3 364 2569
    admin@cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
  • Computer Science and Software Engineering
    University of Canterbury
    Private Bag 4800, Christchurch
    New Zealand
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