Leonid Rudin

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Leonid Rudin
NationalityUnited States
EducationMSci. & PhD. (Computer Science & Computational Imaging Science
Alma materCalifornia Institute of Technology (Caltech)
OccupationComputer Scientist
Known forCo-founder and CEO of Cognitech

Leonid Rudin is an American computer scientist known as the co-founder and CEO of Cognitech.[1] He is one of the top leaders in the Forensic Video Image processing field.[2]

Education[edit]

Rudin holds an MSci. and PhD., degrees in Computer Science and Computational Imaging Science from California Institute of Technology (Caltech).

Career[edit]

Rudin has built a career in the computer software industry for decades. He pioneered Total Variation Minimization approach in Image Processing and Analysis.[3]

Rudin is the first author on the one of the most peer-review cited original papers in Image Processing.[4] He is the co-founder of Forensic Video Processing and 360 Forensic Photogrammetry fields.[5] Between 1989 and 2008, he served as "Principal R&D Investigator" for Defense Advanced Project Agency (DARPA).[6] In 1992, he co-authored and co-designed the first commercial Forensic Video software known as "Video Investigator".[7]

In 1988, Rudin co-founded Cognitech, a company that develops forensic video enhancement software & hardware.[8] He has been the CEO of the company till date.[9] Between 2000 and 2008, he served as "Prncipal R&D Investigator" for National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA).[10]

Rudin has several USPTO Patents to his credit.[11] He is a member of professional associations such Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE),[12] American Academy of Forensic Science] (AAFS),[13] and American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS).[14]

Awards and honors[edit]

Rudin is the winner of 2010 American Technology Award for PiX2GPS and the winner of DePrima Mathematics Applications Award.[15]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Adam Vrankulj,"Cognitech Inc announces certification course on forensic video processing for end users". biometricupdate.com. 2013-06-26. Retrieved 2019-10-11.
  2. ^ "Cognitech Donations of 25 Forensic Video Tri-Suite Software Research Licenses". forensicmag.com. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2019-10-11.
  3. ^ "Epipolar photogrammetry: a novel method for forensic image". semanticscholar.org. Retrieved 2019-10-11.
  4. ^ "Lenny Rudin - Publications". semanticscholar.org. Retrieved 2019-10-11.
  5. ^ "Cognitech Announces Educational Donation of 25 Forensic Video Tri-Suite software Research Licenses to the University of Colorado, National Center for Media Forensics". prweb.com. Retrieved 2019-10-11.
  6. ^ "Enabling Technologies for Law Enforcement and Security". spie.org. Retrieved 2019-10-11.
  7. ^ Frank Klimko"The Evidence Is Conclusive, Video Helps Solve Crimes". creativeplanetnetwork.com. 2012-08-20. Retrieved 2019-10-11.
  8. ^ "OPD gets free facial recognition/video enhancement software to target Occupy Oakland". indybay.org. 2012-02-03. Retrieved 2019-10-11.
  9. ^ "Cognitech's Face Fusion 3D". daetechsystems.co.uk. Retrieved 2019-10-11.
  10. ^ "L. Rudin's research while affiliated with University of the Balearic Islands and other places". researchgate.net. Retrieved 2019-10-11.
  11. ^ "Cognitech, Inc. Announces Participation in the American Academy of Forensic Sciences Annual Scientific Meeting and a US Patent Award". prweb.com. Retrieved 2019-10-11.
  12. ^ "Proceedings International Conference on Image Processing". ieeexplore.ieee.org. Retrieved 2019-10-11.
  13. ^ "Upcoming AAFS Annual Meeting". cerias.purdue.edu. Retrieved 2019-10-11.
  14. ^ "(PDF) Section: Photography and Imaging Bibliography". academia.edu. Retrieved 2019-10-11.
  15. ^ "Cognitech is the 2010 Winner of the American Technology Award". cognitech.com. Retrieved 2019-10-11.

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