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Guilherme DeSouza

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Associate Professor

Office: 325 Engineering Building West

Phone: (573) 882-5579

Email: DesouzaG@missouri.edu

Lab URL: http://vigir.missouri.edu

Home Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering

Concentration: Bioinformatics,Health Informatics

Education: PhD from Purdue University in Indiana, MS and BS from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil

Overview

Guilherme DeSouza is an associate professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, an adjunct associate professor in the Computer Science Department and a joint courtesy associate professor with the Sinclair School of Nursing, all at the University of Missouri.

 

Winner of Purdue’s Honeywell Teaching Award, the Purdue’s Maria Canto Neuberger Research Award and the MU Excellence in Teaching Award, DeSouza come to Missouri after working as a principal research scientist at Purdue University and as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Western Australia. He also worked for over 10 years at the Brazilian Power Systems Research center on distribution and real-time systems and on diagnostic of power systems using Machine Learning, Pattern Recognition, and Computational Intelligence. DeSouza has published over 70 refereed articles in robotic vision navigation, pattern recognition and computational intelligence.   

Research Focus

Wearable devices for medical applications, Medical imaging

Honors, Awards, and Appointments

MU Excellence in Teaching Award
Purdue's Honeywell Teaching Award

Selected Publications

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G Lu, G DeSouza, J Armer, B Anderson, C Shyu, A system for limb-volume measurement using 3D models from an infrared depth sensor, 2014.

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IEEE

published: 2013

pp. 2507–2513

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S Farzan, G DeSouza, From dh to inverse kinematics: a fast numerical solution for general robotic manipulators using parallel processing, IEEE, 2507–2513, 2013.

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IEEE

published: 2013

pp. 24–31

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L Rivera, G DeSouza, L Franklin, Control of a wheelchair using an adaptive K-Means clustering of head poses, IEEE, 24–31, 2013.

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published: 2013

pp. 685–691

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G Lu, G DeSouza, J Armer, C Shyu, Comparing Limb-Volume Measurement Techniques: 3D Models from an Infrared Depth Sensor versus Water Displacement, 685–691, 2013.

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published: 2012

pp. 1535–1540

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L Rivera, G DeSouza, A power wheelchair controlled using hand gestures, a single sEMG sensor, and guided under-determined source signal separation, 1535–1540, 2012.

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Computer Vision and Image Understanding

published: 2011

vol. 115:1 pp. 31–49

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Y Dong, G DeSouza, Adaptive learning of multi-subspace for foreground detection under illumination changes, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 31–49, 2011.

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Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems

published: 2011

vol. 62:1 pp. 159–183

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K Han, G DeSouza, Geolocation of multiple targets from airborne video without terrain data, Journal of Intelligent & Robotic Systems, 159–183, 2011.

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published: 2011

pp. 3887–3892

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Y Dong, D Conrad, G DeSouza, “wii Using Only ‘we’”: Using Background Subtraction and Human Pose Recognition to Eliminate Game Controllers, 3887–3892, 2011.

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International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems

published: 2011

vol. 26:3 pp. 207-222

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R Dolan, G DeSouza, CNN-based language and interpreter for image processing on GPUs, International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems, 207-222, 2011.

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published: 2011

pp. 28–33

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D Lam, G DeSouza, Virtual dermatologist: An application of 3d modeling to tele-healthcare, 28–33, 2011.

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IEEE

published: 2011

pp. 1–6

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L Rivera, G DeSouza, Recognizing hand movements from a single sEMG sensor using guided under-determined source signal separation, IEEE, 1–6, 2011.

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International Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting

published: 2010

vol. 2010:

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Y Wang, G DeSouza, A compact representation for 3D animation using octrees and affine transformations, International Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting, 2010.

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IEEE

published: 2010

pp. 910–915

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D Conrad, G DeSouza, Homography-based ground plane detection for mobile robot navigation using a modified EM algorithm, IEEE, 910–915, 2010.

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published: 2010

pp. 119–124

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R Dolan, G DeSouza, D Caputo, The Swarm Computer, an analog cellular-swarm hybrid architecture, 119–124, 2010.

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published: 2010

pp. 3282–3287

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R Hong, G DeSouza, A real-time path planner for a smart wheelchair using harmonic potentials and a rubber band model, 3282–3287, 2010.

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International journal of knowledge-based and intelligent engineering systems

published: 2010

vol. 14:1 pp. 31–41

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Y Dong, T Han, G DeSouza, Illumination invariant foreground detection using multi-subspace learning, International journal of knowledge-based and intelligent engineering systems, 31–41, 2010.

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Electrical and Computer Engineering presentations (MU)

published: 2010

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H Tyrer, G DeSouza, D Gabbert, Robotics and Assistive Technology: A Win-Win Scenario, Electrical and Computer Engineering presentations (MU), 2010.

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K min Han, G DeSouza, Moving Object Tracking from Airborne Video using Relaxation Labeling Algorithm on Active SIFT points, 2010.

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published: 2009

pp. 4294–4299

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D Lam, R Hong, G DeSouza, 3D human modeling using virtual multi-view stereopsis and object-camera motion estimation, 4294–4299, 2009.

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IEEE

published: 2009

pp. 14–21

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Y Dong, G DeSouza, A new hierarchical particle filtering for markerless human motion capture, IEEE, 14–21, 2009.

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IEEE

published: 2009

pp. 730–735

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R Dolan, G DeSouza, GPU-based simulation of cellular neural networks for image processing, IEEE, 730–735, 2009.

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IEEE

published: 2009

vol. 4: pp. IV–1003

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K Han, G DeSouza, Instataneous geo-location of multiple targets from monocular airborne video, IEEE, IV–1003, 2009.

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IEEE

published: 2009

pp. 14–21

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Y Dong, G DeSouza, A new hierarchical particle filtering for markerless human motion capture, IEEE, 14–21, 2009.

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IEEE

published: 2008

pp. 216–221

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T Koenig, Y Dong, G DeSouza, Image-based visual servoing of a real robot using a quaternion formulation, IEEE, 216–221, 2008.

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IEEE

published: 2008

pp. 216–221

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T Koenig, Y Dong, G DeSouza, Image-based visual servoing of a real robot using a quaternion formulation, IEEE, 216–221, 2008.

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IEEE

published: 2005

vol. 2: pp. 90–95

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P Mittrapiyanuruk, G DeSouza, A Kak, Accurate 3D tracking of rigid objects with occlusion using active appearance models, IEEE, 90–95, 2005.

Ieee Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics. Part B, Cybernetics: A Publication of the Ieee Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society

published: 2004

vol. 34:5 pp. 1988-2002

Keywords: Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, Feedback, Image Interpretation, Computer-Assisted, Imaging, Three-Dimensional, Photogrammetry, Robotics

Citation

G DeSouza, A Kak, A subsumptive, hierarchical, and distributed vision-based architecture for smart robotics, Ieee Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics. Part B, Cybernetics: A Publication of the Ieee Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society, 1988-2002, 2004.

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IEEE

published: 2004

vol. 5: pp. 5147–5152

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P Mittrapiyanumic, G DeSouza, A Kak, Calculating the 3d-pose of rigid-objects using active appearance models, IEEE, 5147–5152, 2004.

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IEEE

published: 2004

pp. 292–295

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J Park, G DeSouza, Analysis of clipping effect in color images captured by CCD cameras, IEEE, 292–295, 2004.

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IEEE

published: 2003

vol. 3: pp. 3473–3478

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Y Yoon, G DeSouza, A Kak, Real-time tracking and pose estimation for industrial objects using geometric features, IEEE, 3473–3478, 2003.

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Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, IEEE Transactions on

published: 2002

vol. 24:2 pp. 237–267

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G DeSouza, A Kak, Vision for mobile robot navigation: A survey, Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, IEEE Transactions on, 237–267, 2002.

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IEEE

published: 2002

vol. 4: pp. 3336–3341

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G DeSouza, A Jones, A Kak, An world-independent approach for the calibration of mobile robotics active stereo heads, IEEE, 3336–3341, 2002.

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IEEE

published: 2002

vol. 2: pp. 839–847

Citation

A Kak, G DeSouza, Robotic vision: what happened to the visions of yesterday?, IEEE, 839–847, 2002.

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