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Dr Aaron Zhang

Dr Aaron Zhang

Dr Aaron Zhang
BSc(Jiao Tong), MSc(Jiao Tong), PhD(Bristol)

Senior Research Associate

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Research summary

Dr Fan (Aaron) Zhang received my PhD degree at the University of Bristol (2008--2012, funded through an ORSAS scholarship), under the supervision of Professor David Bull, with a thesis on perceptual video compression. The parametric video coding framework, which he developed during my PhD, offers world leading compression results based on the use of texture analysis and synthesis, exploiting techniques from computer graphics, and provides immense potential for further improvement in rate-quality optimisation and residual compression. It still remains one of the best compression algorithms of its type.

Aaron is currently working as a Research Associate (2012-present) in the Visual ...

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Biography

I received the B.Sc. (Hons) and M.Sc. degrees from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, in 2005 and 2008 respectively, and the Ph.D degree from University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom, in 2012.

I am currently working in the Visual Information Laboratory, which is led by Prof. David Bull, within the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Bristol, as a Research Associate, with projects on perceptual video coding and Immersive Technology Lab.

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Recent publications

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