Franklin L. Vermeulen , Ph.D.Prof. of Computer Science
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
B-1050 Brussel - Belgium
Email: fvermeul(/-\ +_)vub°ac°be
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In 1968, Dr.Vermeulen graduated from the University of Ghent,
Belgium with the degree of Burgerlijk Elektrotechnisch Ingenieur. He further
holds M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University (1971 and 1975, resp.).
He was a researcher at the University of Ghent from 1968 till 1993, mainly in
digital communications and statistical image processing and its applications
in positron emission tomography, with appointments and the support from the
(then) National Fund for Scientific Research, the Ministry of Scienc Policy,
Dr.Vermeulen has been with Vesalius College (an international college associated with the VUB with instruction in English) since its inception in 1987, as a Computer Science professor and curriculum chair, till his retirement in 2005.
His research interests include channel coding and reduced state decoding algorithms for intersymbol interference, statistical image reconstruction and restoration algorithms, and, more recently, statistical issues and simulations in the field of DNA fingerprinting and consanguinity analysis.