Short biography

Slawo Wesolkowski is a Scientist at Defence Research and Development Canada Centre for Operational Research and Analysis (DRDC CORA) and an Adjunct Professor in the Systems Design Engineering Department at the University of Waterloo. He has previously worked for Vantage Point International (now C-CORE), NCR Canada Ltd., Nortel, Moteurs Leroy-Somer (France), the University of Waterloo, and the National Research Council of Canada. He holds five US patents, and one Canadian/EU patent. He obtained BASc, MASc and PhD degrees in Systems Design Engineering from the University of Waterloo, Canada. He is a longtime Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) volunteer having held such positions as Vice President Members Activities of the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society ( and IEEE GOLD ( Committee Chair.  


Paul Fieguth

Research interests

Current reserach interests focus on problems related to operations research and risk analysis.

Research topics

Image Segmentation/Classification

Multiresolution Techniques


Conference papers

Wesolkowski, S., and P. Fieguth, "A probabilistic shading invariant color distance measurepdf", Italian Society of Community Psychology (SIPCO), Poland, 2007. Details

Wesolkowski, S., and P. Fieguth, "Hierarchical region mean-based image segmentationpdf", 3rd Canadian Conference on Computer and Robot Vision: IEEE Computer Society, pp. 30, 2006. Details

Wesolkowski, S., and P. Fieguth, "Hierarchical regions for image segmentationpdf", 2004 International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition, Portugal, 2004. Details

Wesolkowski, S., and P. Fieguth, "Color image segmentation using connected regionspdf", 16th Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering , vol. 2, pp. 1203 - 1206, 2003. Details

Wesolkowski, S., and P. Fieguth, "A probabilistic framework for image segmentationpdf", IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, Spain, 2003. Details

Wesolkowski, S., and P. Fieguth, "A Markov random fields model for hybrid edge and region based colour image segmentationpdf", 15th Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering , vol. 2, pp. 945 - 949, 2002. Details

Wesolkowski, S., and P. Fieguth, "Adaptive color image segmentation using Markov random fieldspdf", International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Rochester, NY, 2002. Details

Wesolkowski, S., and P. Fieguth, "Gibbs random field based vector quantizationpdf", NATO ASI Learning Theory and Practice Workshop, Belgium, 2002. Details

Wesolkowski, S., and P. Fieguth, "Color image segmentation using a region growing methodpdf", 2001 Advanced Imaging Conference, Rochester, NY, 2001. Details

Fieguth, P., and S. Wesolkowski, "Highlight and shading invariant color image segmentation using simulated annealingpdf", Third International Workshop on Energy Minimization Methods in Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (EMMCVPR 2001), France, pp. 314 - 327, 2001. Details



Wesolkowski, S., "Stochastic Nested Aggregation for Images and Random Fieldspdf", Department of Systems Design Engineering, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, University of Waterloo, 2007. Details

University of Waterloo

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