Professor of Computer and Information Science

University of Ljubljana
Faculty of Computer and Information Science
Večna pot 113, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
franc.solina (at)
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Dipl.Ing. (1979) and M.S. (1982) in Electrical Engineering, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering
Ph.D. in Computer and Information Science (1987), University of Pennsylvania, GRASP Lab,
Dissertation: Shape recovery and segmentation with deformable part models (1987)
My interests:
Computer Vision:
Volumetric models: recovery of superquadrics (1990), segmentation of superquadrics (1997), book on superquadrics (2000), range image registration (2003), recognition of superquadrics (2004)
3D documentation in under-water archeology: overview (East Adriatic sea) (2013), Roman barge in Ljubljanica river (2014), sarcophagi (Island Brač) (2015), Early watercraft initiative (2015)
Color-based applications: face detection (2003), face detection (2003), rock identification (2015)
Human-computer interface: remote video observation (1998), audience measurement (2013), virtual museum (2014), dynamic anamorphosis (2014), eye contact in videoconferencing (2017)
Air transport applications: meteo data from aircraft (2013), learning aircraft performances (2016)
Sign language: sign language dictionary (2001), sign language dictionary on the web (2013), Slovenian sign language web dictionary
Music visualization: visualization of concurrent tones (2010)
Interactive art installations: 15 seconds of fame (2004), piano crossing (2011), interactive puzzle (2015), virtually enhanced stone sculpture (2016), my YouTube channel,
Direct carving of stone and wood sculpture: my board on Pinterest (2012 - ), virtually enhanced stone sculpture (2016)
Hobbies: reading, gardening, skiing, sailing, scuba diving

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Links to my academic publications:
Google Scholar
National Cooperative Online Bibliographic System (my entire bibliography): COBISS.SI
My publications in the repository of my institution: ePrints FRI
My page on Research Gate
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My books on Amazon
My publications on OCLC WorldCat
My publications on Annotated Computer Vision Bibliography

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