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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 human perception and electronic media, and in particular, image quality and compression, image analysis, content-based retrieval, model-based halftoning, and tactile and multimodal interfaces.

Selected Publications

J. Lin, G. Sharma, and T. N. Pappas, "Toward universal texture synthesis by combining texton broadcasting with noise injection in StyleGAN-2,'' e-Prime - Advances in Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Energy, vol. 3, pp. 1-11, Mar. 2023.

S. Zha, D. Tian, and T. N. Pappas, "Pattern-based reconstruction of K-level images from cutsets,'' IEEE Trans. Image Processing, vol. 31, pp. 5529-5542, 2022.

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.