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Federico Lecumberry nació en Montevideo, Uruguay, el 27 de Julio de 1974. Ha recibido los títutlos de Ingeniero Electrcista, Magister en Ingeniería Eléctrica y de Doctor en Ingeniería Eléctrica de la Universidad de la República (UR), Uruguay, en 2000, 2006 y 2012 respectivamente. Actualmente es Profesor Adjunto del Departamento de Procesamiento de Señales del Instituto de Ingeniería Eléctrica de la Facultad de Ingeniería, UR. Durante 2008 y 2009 realizó una pasantía como Research Associate en el Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering en la Universidad de Minnesota. Trabaja en procesamiento de señales e imágenes con aplicaciones a la imágenes médica, en particular en Cryo-Electron Microscopy y Reconocimiento de Patrone aplicado a varias aplicaciones industriales. Anteriormente ha trabajado en ecuaciones diferenciales parciales con aplicación a la segmentación de imágenes, en cálculo de disparidad en imágenes estéreo y en codificación de video. Dentro de sus intereses se encuentra el procesamiento de señales e imágenes, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Biomedicina y Cryo-Electron Microscopy. El Dr. Lecumberry es miembro de IEEE Signal Processing Society; también es miembro del Sistema Nacional de Invetigadores (Candidato).

 

 

Álvaro Martín nació en Montevideo, Uruguay. Recibió los títulos de Ingeniero en Computación y Doctor en Informática de la Universidad de la República, Uruguay, en 2001 y 2009 respectivamente. De 1996 a 2002 trabajó en la industria de desarrollo de software y, a partir del año 2000, ha desempeñado tareas docentes en el Instituto de Computación de la Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad de la República, donde es actualmente Profesor Agregado. En 2003, visitó el grupo de Teoría de la Información de los Laboratorios Hewlett-Packard, Palo Alto, California, y el Departamento de Ingeniería Eléctrica y Computación de la Universidad de Minnesota, Minneapolis. Sus áreas de interés incluyen la codificación de fuentes, modelado estadístico, algoritmos y estructuras de datos.

 

 

 Ignacio Ramírez was born in Montevideo, Uruguay. He received the E.E. (2002), and the M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering (2007) from the Universidad de la República, Uruguay (UdelaR), and the Ph.D. degree in Scientific Computation (2012) from the University of Minnesota (UofM).
He was a Research Assistant at the UofM from 2008 to 2012. He also held temporary research positions at the UofM in 2007 and Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, in 2004.
Mr. Ramírez holds an Assistantship with the Department of Electrical Engineering at UdelaR since 1999. His main research interests are applied information theory statistical signal processing and machine learning, with focus in multimedia data processing. His current research focuses in automatic model selection for sparse linear models.

 

 

Gadiel Seroussi was born in Montevideo, Uruguay. He received the B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering, and the M.Sc. and D.Sc. degrees in computer science from Technion -- Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, in 1977, 1979, and 1981, respectively. From 1981 to 1987 he was with the faculty of the Computer Science Department at Technion.  During the 1982--1983 academic year, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY.  From 1986 to 1988 he was a Senior Research Scientist at Cyclotomics Inc., Berkeley, CA. Since 1988 he has been with Hewlett--Packard Laboratories, Palo Alto, California, where he founded the Information Theory Research Group and was its director until 2005. During the 2005--2006 academic year, he was Associate Director of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in Berkeley, California. Since 2004, he has held a joint appointment in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay. He is a co-author of the book Elliptic Curves in Cryptography (1999), and a co-editor of Advances in Elliptic Curve Cryptography (2005), both published by Cambridge University Press. His research interests include the mathematical foundations and practical applications of information theory, error correcting codes, data compression, image processing, and cryptography. Dr. Seroussi served as Associate Editor for Coding Theory of the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory from 2006 to 2009. He is a co-recipient of the 2006 IEEE Joint Communications/Information Theory Paper Award.

 

María Simon Received the Industrial Engineering Degree, with a specialization in Telecommunications, from  the Engineering Faculty of the Universidad de la República (Uruguay), of which she is the acting Dean. She works in network communications, information theory and source coding. Has published serveral articles and book chapters, and has been a speaker in numerous scientific events. She is also the coordinator of the Graduate Studies Comission of the University.

Prof. Simon has acted as the head of the Ministry of Education and Culture, which also covers Science, Technology. She also presided the directorate of ANTEL, the public communications company of Uruguay. Before that, se was also appointed Dean of the Engineering Faculty in 1998 and 2002, Chief of the Electrical Engineering Institute and Chief of the Telecommunications Department of that institute. As a personal goal, she seeks to promote intellectual quality and creativity, which form the basis of the society, and are key elements in its development.