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Thrasyvoulos (Thrasos) N. Pappas

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering


2145 Sheridan Road
Tech Room L312
Evanston, IL 60208-3109

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Electrical and Computer Engineering

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Ph.D. Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT, Cambridge, MA

M.S. Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT, Cambridge, MA

B.S. Electrical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, MA

Research Interests

The research interests of Prof. Pappas are in image and video quality and compression, image and video analysis, content-based retrieval, perceptual models for multimedia processing, medical image analysis, model-based halftoning, and tactile and multimodal interfaces.

Selected Publications

 S. Zha, T. N. Pappas, and D. L. Neuhoff, "Hierarchical lossy bilevel image compression based on cutset sampling," IEEE Trans. Image Processing, vol. 30, pp. 1527-1541, 2021.                                                                 

J. Wang, C. Kuesten, J. Mayne, G. Majmudar, and T. N. Pappas, "Human skin gloss perception based on image statistics," IEEE Trans. Image Processing, vol. 30, pp. 3610-3622, 2021.

J. Wang, J. Zujovic, J. Choi, B. Chakraborty, R. van Egmond, H. de Ridder, and T. N. Pappas, "Influence of texture structure on the perception of color composition," Journal of Perceptual Imaging, vol. 3, pp. 1041-1-20, Jan. 2020.

J. Lin and T. N. Pappas, "Structural texture similarity for material recognition," in Proc. Int. Conf. Image Processing (ICIP), (Taipei, Taiwan), pp. 4424-4428, Sept. 2019.

J. Wang, T. N. Pappas, C. Kuesten, G. Majmudar, and J. Mayne, "Assessing gloss perception of human facial skin across subject," in ISandT Electronic Imaging Human Vision and Electronic Imaging 2018, (B. E. Rogowitz, T. N. Pappas, and H. de Ridder, eds.), (Burlingame, CA), ISandT, Jan. 29 - Feb. 1 2018.

P. M. Silva, T. N. Pappas, J. Atkins, and J. E. West, "Perceiving graphical and pictorial information via touch and hearing,'' IEEE Trans. Multimedia, vol. 18 No.12, pp. 243-2445, Dec. 2016.

J. Zujovic, T. N. Pappas, D. L. Neuhoff, R. van Egmond, and H. de Ridder, "Effective and efficient subjective testing of texture similarity metrics," Journal of the Optical Society of America A, vol. 32, pp. 329-342, Feb. 2015.

M. G. Reyes, D. L. Neuhoff, and T. N. Pappas, "Lossy cutset coding of bilevel images based on Markov random fields," IEEE Trans. Image Processing, vol. 23, pp. 1652-1665, Apr. 2014.