Alan Yuille

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Alan L. Yuille
NationalityAmerican, English, Australian
Scientific career
FieldsComputer Vision
Machine Learning
Statistical Modeling
Artificial Intelligence
Doctoral advisorS. W. Hawking
WebsiteCCVL Group website

Alan Yuille is a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor[1] of Cognitive Science[2] and Computer Science[3] at Johns Hopkins University. He studied under Stephen Hawking at Cambridge University on a PhD in theoretical physics, which he completed in 1981.


  • Helmholtz Test of Time Award, 2013 [4]
  • Marr Prize, ICCV 2003
  • Honorary mention Marr Prize, ICCV 1988
  • Rayleigh Research Prize, 1979
  • Rouse Ball Prizes, 1974, 75, 76, and 77


Yuille has over 300 publications[5] including three books (one co-edited).


  • Two- and Three- Dimensional Patterns of the Face, P.W. Hallinan, G. Gordon, A.L. Yuille, P.J. Giblin and D.B. Mumford, Research Monograph, A K Peters, Ltd. 1999.
  • Active Vision, Eds. A. Blake and A.L. Yuille, MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, Oct. 1992.
  • Data Fusion for Sensory Information Processing Systems, J.J Clark and A.L. Yuille, Kluwer Academic Publisheres, Boston, 1990.


  1. ^ "Bloomberg Distinguished Professorships".
  2. ^ "Cognitive Science Faculty Page".
  3. ^ "Computer Science Faculty Page".
  4. ^ "Helmholtz Prize".
  5. ^ "Alan Yuille Google Scholar".