About the authors

Emilio Maggio is Computer Vision Scientist at Vicon, the motion capture worldwide market leader. His research is on object tracking, classification, Bayesian filtering, sparse image and video coding. In 2007 he was visiting researcher at Mitsubishi Research Labs (MERL) and in 2003 he visited the Signal Processing Institute at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL). Dr. Maggio was awarded twice a best student paper prize at IEEE ICASSP, in 2005 and 2007; he also won in 2002 the IEEE Computer Society International Design Competition.

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Andrea Cavallaro is Professor of Multimedia Signal Processing at Queen Mary University of London. His research is on target tracking and multimodal content analysis for multi-sensor systems. He was awarded a Research Fellowship with BT labs in 2004, the Royal Academy of Engineering teaching Prize in 2007; three student paper awards at IEEE ICASSP in 2005, 2007 and 2009; and the best paper award at IEEE AVSS 2009. Dr. Cavallaro is Associate Editor for the IEEE Signal Processing Magazine, the IEEE Transactions on Multimedia and the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing.

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