Dr McElory Hoffman is a lecturer at the Division of Computer Science at Stellenbosch University, and has recently join the MIH Media Lab team as director. Dr Hoffmann started his academic career in 2001 as BEngSci student at Stellenbosch University and received his PhD in Applied Mathematics in 2009. He spent one year at the University of Tübingen in Germany. Passionate about machine learning, computer vision, jogging and his piano, Hoffman fits in with the Lab’s vision to have people from multiple disciplines involved.
His research interests include:
- Computer vision, in particular object tracking
- Machine learning and pattern recognition, in particular particle filtering, support vector machines, graphical models
- Smart cameras
More information (including contact information) is available at his departmental homepage.