Bio

B.S. ​Electrical Engineering, Virginia Tech, 1988M.S. ​Electrical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 1990Ph.D. ​Electrical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 1993

Professor Acton’s laboratory at UVA is called VIVA - Virginia Image and Video Analysis. They specialize in biological image analysis problems. The research emphases of VIVA include tracking, segmentation, representation, retrieval, classification and enhancement. Professor Acton has over 250 publications in the image analysis area.

Research Interests

  • Signal and Image Processing

Selected Publications

  • Speckle reducing anisotropic diffusion. IEEE Transactions on image processing, Volume 11, Issue 11, Pages 1260-1270. Yongjian Yu, Scott T Acton