One 5-month Master2 internship is offered. More details in the research section

Associate Professor in computer Science

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Christophe Charrier obtained his PhD in Computer Science from the University Jean Monnet (Saint-Etienne) in 1998. From 1998 to 2001, he was a Research Assistant with the Laboratory of Radio Communications and Signal Processing, Laval University, Quebec, QC, Canada. In 2001, he joined the Cherbourg Institute of Technology at Saint-Lo as an assistant professor. In 2008, he joined the GREYC lab and the e-payment and biometrics research unit. In 2008, he was a Visiting Scholar with the Laboratory for Image and Video Engineering, University of Texas, Austin. From 2009 to 2011, he was an Invited Professor with the Computer Department, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada. His current research interests include digital image and video coding, processing, quality assessment, computational vision, biometrics (evaluation of biometric systems, fingerprint quality assessment...) Since 2016, he is the head of e-payment and biometrics research unit.

Older Position

2009-2010 : Delegation CNRS at the XLIM lab, ICONE team

2009-2010 : Invited Professor, Computer Sicence dept, Université de Sherbrooke, QC, Canada

June-August, 2008 : Invited Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept., University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA

1998-2001 : Postdoctoral researcher at the LTRS, Université Laval, Quebec city, QC, Canada


HdR, 2011 University of Caen Normandy

PhD in Image Processing, 1998 Univ. of Saint-Etienne (Alps)

Master in Computer Science, 1993 Univ. of Nantes

Bachelor in Mathmetics, 1989 Univ. of Nantes


Media Watermarking, Security, and Forensics 2019 at I&T Electronic Imaging

From Januray 14 to 16, 2019, The Media Watermarking, Security, and Forensics conference is organized at Burlingame, California, USA.
The Media Watermarking, Security, and Forensics conference is a premier destination for disseminating high-quality, cutting-edge research in these areas. The conference provides an excellent venue for researchers and practitioners to present their innovative work as well as to keep abreast with the latest developments in watermarking, security, and forensics. The technical program will also be complemented by keynote talks, panel sessions, and short demos involving both academic and industrial researchers/ practitioners. This strong focus on how research results are applied in practice by the industry gives the conference its unique flavor.
Please refer to Electronic Imaging for more information and to register.

Research interests

Image Quality assessment

how to evaluate the quality of an image/video

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Human Vision

how to modelize human vision characteristics

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fingerprint quality, template update, forensic analysis

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