Craig Reinhart, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Computer Science
Office Hours: Varies semester to semester -- see course syllabus or posting at room D6
Dr. Reinhart came to CLU from the computer science industry where he directed research in high-level visualization and image processing programs. The author of a number of articles, conference papers, and US patents, Dr. Reinhart worked at Hughes Aircraft, Rockwell International Science Center before joining a team to launch a startup company developing low cost digital cameras. He is currently a technical consultant to Red Digital Cinema, Inc. His interests include image processing/computer vision, computer graphics, and robotics.
B.S., California State University, Northridge -- Computer Science
M.S., Ph.D., University of Southern California -- Computer Engineering
A Global On-Demand Routing Protocol for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, with Fenglien Lee and Haklin Kimm, Sixth IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications, July 2007.
Image Demosaic via Nevatia-Babu Edge Detection, with James Bodie, Proceedings of the IS&T/SPIE Symposium on Electronic Imaging, January 2007.
Team Sciatonics in the DARPA Grand Challenge, with multiple authors, IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles 2004. Lissabon, July 2004
Parallel Processing for Spatial Grouping and Matching, with Ramakant Nevatia, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, October 1994.
Specifying Heterogeneous Suites for Vision Tasks, with Ramakant Nevatia, Computer Architecture for Machine Perception, December 1993.
Issues in Parallel Tree Search for Object Recognition, with Ramakant Nevatia, Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, August 1992.
Parallel Linear Feature Extraction, with Ramakant Nevatia, Proceedings of the DARPA Image Understanding Workshop, January 1992.
Parallel Symbolic Relaxation Labeling, with Ramakant Nevatia, Computer Architecture for Machine Perception, December 1991.
Efficient Parallel Processing in High Level Vision, with Ramakant Nevatia, Proceedings of the DARPA Image Understanding Workshop, September 1990.
Mapping Computer Vision Systems Onto Parallel Processor Architectures, with Ramakant Nevatia, Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Parallel Processing Symposium, April 1990.
Method and System for Colorspace Conversion of Patterned Color Images, U.S.Patent No. 7,194,129 B1, March, 2007
Automatic bad Pixel Correction in Image Sensors, with multiple authors, awaiting U.S.Patent No. 7,034,874 B1, April, 2006
Pixel Selective White Balancing, with multiple authors, U.S.Patent No. 6,876,384, April, 2005
Color Selection for Sparse Color Image Reconstruction, with multiple authors, U.S.Patent No. 6,757,012, June, 2004.
Vehicular Traffic Monitoring System, with multiple authors, U.S. Patent No. 5,404,306, April, 1995.
Automated License Plate Locator and Reader Including Perspective Distortion Correction, with multiple authors, U.S. Patent No. 5,651,075, August, 1997.
Pattern Recognition Apparatus Utilizing Area Linking and Region Growth Techniques, with multiple authors, U.S.Patent No. 5,093,869, March, 1992.
Hugh and Hazel Darling Foundation -- Applied Scientific Computing Center
Honda Foundation -- Upward Bound Program
Southern California Edison -- Upward Bound Program