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A. Lynn Abbott

Associate Professor

Research Interests:

  • Computer vision, image processing

Recent Research Topics:

  • Image quality assessment for latent fingerprint analysis
  • Computer vision for automatic navigation of aircraft
  • Stereo vision for pavement quality assessment
  • Face detection and recognition
  • Image segmentation

Teaching Interests:

  • Computer Vision
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Software for Embedded Systems
  • Digital Design


  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, 1990
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, 1981
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Rutgers University, 1980

Recent Publications:

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  • (540) 231-4472
  • 302 Whittemore (0111)
    Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA 24061

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