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Steven Verstockt


prof. dr.


Ghent University – imec, IDLab




About Me

Steven Verstockt received his Master degree in Informatics from Ghent University in 2003. Following up on his studies in applied informatics, he began teaching Multimedia courses at Hogeschool Gent and at the end of 2007, he started a PhD on video fire analysis at the IDLab of the Department of Electronics and Information Systems of Ghent University – imec (Belgium). Since 2012 he worked as a post-doctoral researcher in this lab. From October 2014, he is appointed a tenure track position at the same lab. His current research focuses on Spatio-Temporal Extraction, Visualisation and Analysis tools for heterogeneous multimedia data exploration. His research team investigates methodologies and tools to improve the spatio-temporal (meta)data quality and querying process, and to optimize mapping, finding and analyzing data related to a specific place and time. He is the coordinator of the UGESCO project (Upscaling the Geo-temporal Enrichment, exploration and exploitation of Scientific COllections).