Professor David R Bull

B.Sc.(Exon), M.Sc.(Manc.), Ph.D.(Wales), FIET, FIEEE, C.Eng.

  • BS8 1UB

1992 …2020

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Personal profile

Research interests

David has worked widely in the fields of 1 and 2-D signal processing. He has won two IEE Premium awards for this work and has published numerous patents, several of which have been licensed and exploited commercially. His current activities are focused on the problems of image and video communications and analysis for wireless, internet, surveillance, consumer and broadcast applications. In particular he has worked on content-based video coding, error resilient source coding, linear and non-linear filterbanks, motion estimation, image and video fusion, architectural optimisation (for filters, transforms and wavelet filterbanks) and content description for video archiving. He is widely supported in these areas by both industry,Europe, MoD and EPSRC and has generated over £12M of research income in the past 10 years. He has contributed to several European Union projects including PROVISION, WINHOME, TRUST, SCOUT, MEDIANET, WCAM, ASTALS and PROVISION. He has published over 450 papers, various articles and 3 books and has also given numerous invited/keynote lectures and tutorials. His most recent book 'Communicating Pictures' was published by Academic Press in 2014.

David's most recent research contributions are in the fields of Parametric Video Compression, Anomaly Detection, Denoising and Mitigating the Effects of Atmospheric Turbulence on Surveillance Imagery. In 2012 he established the Bristol Immersive Technology Laboratory with BBC to explore the extended video parameter space needed to create 'beyond 3D experiences.

David regularly advised governments and organisations across the world on technical issues and research strategy. He is currently a member of REF2014 subpanel 13 and of the EPSRC Strategic Advisory Network. 

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Research Output

BVI-SynTex: A Synthetic Video Texture Dataset for Video Compression and Quality Assessment

Katsenou, A., Dimitrov, G., Ma, D. & Bull, D., 27 Feb 2020, In : IEEE Transactions on Multimedia.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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    Content-gnostic Bitrate Ladder Prediction for Adaptive Video Streaming

    Katsenou, A., Sole, J. & Bull, D., 9 Jan 2020, Picture Coding Symposium 2019. IEEE Computer Society, 5 p. (Picture Coding Symposium (PCS)).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

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  • 80 Downloads (Pure)

    Enhancing VVC through CNN-based Post-Processing

    Zhang, F., Chen, F. & Bull, D., 6 Mar 2020, (Accepted/In press) IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

  • Datasets

    VIL: HomTex

    Katsenou, A. (Creator), Afonso, M. (Creator), Bull, D. R. (Creator) & Papadopoulos, M. A. (Data Manager), University of Bristol, 6 Jul 2016

    Dataset

    BVI-SynTex

    Katsenou, A. (Creator), Ma, D. (Creator), Dimitrov, G. (Creator) & Bull, D. R. (Creator), University of Bristol, 16 Aug 2019

    Dataset

    Supervised Work

    Bioinspired imaging polarimetry

    Author: Tibbs, A., 25 Sep 2018

    Supervisor: Roberts, N. (Supervisor) & Bull, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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    Dealing with Time Varying Motion Blur in Image Feature Matching

    Author: Gibb, A., 25 Sep 2018

    Supervisor: Bull, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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    Intelligent Resampling Methods for Video Compression

    Author: Fernandez Afonso, M., 25 Jun 2019

    Supervisor: Agrafiotis, D. (Supervisor) & Bull, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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