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Nick Pears
Academic Staff


Areas of interest are computer vision, pattern recognition, in particular related to 3D imaging and 3D shape analysis. Specific projects include 3D face landmarking; 3D face modelling for medical applications; 3D shape matching for web retrieval; 2D/3D face recognition, visual tracking and recognition of human activity; real-time embedded architectures for vision.


BSc (Dunelm) Engineering, PhD (Dunelm) Robotics


BSc in Engineering Science and PhD in Robotics from Durham University, UK. Post Doctoral RA at Oxford University (1990-1994). Fellow, Girton College, Cambridge University (1994-1998). Lecturer, York University (1998-2009). Senior Lecturer (2009-)

Departmental and University Roles

  • Admissions tutor (Undergraduate)
  • Undergraduate prospectus editor
  • Member of Departmental Management Committee
  • Member of CS-EE JAPG


Contact details

Department of Computer Science
University of York
Deramore Lane
YO10 5GH

Phone: +44 (0)1904 325658

Office: CSE/140

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