Prof. Matthew Turk delivered a keynote presentation at the IEEE International Conference on Biometrics: Theory, Applications, and Systems (BTAS 2010). The conference, held in Washington, D.C. on September 27-29, 2010, is the premier conference for research in biometrics, focusing on advances in fundamental pattern recognition techniques, new algorithms, and new technologies for biometrics-based authentication. Prof. Turk’s lecture was entitled “Grand Challenges in Biometrics.”
Prof. Turk was also an invited lecturer at the Sino-USA Summer School in Vision, Learning, and Pattern Recognition, held in Xi’an, China on July 18-26, 2010. The VLPR Summer School brought together leading American and Chinese researchers and students in computer vision, machine learning, and pattern recognition. Prof. Turk lectured for a full day during the summer school on the topic of Vision-Based Interaction.