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Robert Laganiere is a professor at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science of the University of Ottawa, Canada. He is also a faculty member of the VIVA research lab and is the co-author of several scientific publications and patents in content-based video analysis, visual surveillance, object recognition, and 3D reconstruction. Robert authored OpenCV2 Computer Vision Application Programming Cookbook in 2011 and co-authored Object Oriented Software Development published by McGraw Hill in 2001.
He co-founded Visual Cortek in 2006, an Ottawa-based video analytics start-up that was later acquired by iWatchLife.com in 2009 where he also assumes the role of Chief Scientist. Since 2011, Robert has also been Chief Scientist at Cognivue Corp, a leader in embedded vision solutions. Robert has a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from Ecole Polytechnique in Montreal (1987) and M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from INRS-Telecommunications, Montreal (1996).
Visit his website at http://www.laganiere.name