Benhur Ortiz-Jaramillo

Ph.D. Student

Ghent, Belgium bortiz@telin.ugent.be
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About me

Benhur Ortiz-Jaramillo was born in Manizales, Colombia on August 16, 1986. He received his bachelor's degree in electronic engineering from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Manizales, in 2009. In 2012, he graduated from a Master's program in Industrial Automation in the same university. He is currently PhD student in Ghent University at the TELIN department in the IPI group, which is a member of the interuniversitary institute iMinds. His main research interests encompass texture analysis, digital thermography, objective/subjective image/video quality assessment and their applications to engineering.

Computer skills, research projects & ongoing research

  • LaTeX
  • C/C++
  • VHDL
  • Python
  • Matlab
  • Bash scripting

Recent Publications

B. Ortiz-Jaramillo, L. Platisa and W. Philips, "iFAS: Image Fidelity Assessment," Proc. International Workshop on Computational Color Imaging, 2017

B. Ortiz-Jaramillo, A. Kumcu and W. Philips, "Evaluating color difference measures in images," Proc. International Conference on Quality of Multimedia Experience, 2016

B. Ortiz-Jaramillo, J.O. Niño-Castañeda, L. Platisa and W. Philips, "Content-aware objective video quality assessment," Journal of Electronic Imaging, 2016

B. Ortiz-Jaramillo, A. Kumcu, L. Platisa and W. Philips, "Computing contrast ratio in images using local content information," Proc. The Symposium on Signal Processing, Images and Computer Vision, 2015

B. Ortiz-Jaramillo, A. Kumcu, L. Platisa and W. Philips, "Computing contrast ratio in medical images using local content information," Proc. The Medical Image Perception Conference, 2015

B. Ortiz-Jaramillo, J. Niño-Castañeda, L. Platisa and W. Philips, "Content-aware video quality assessment: predicting human perception of quality using peak signal to noise ratio and spatial/temporal activity," Proc. SPIE 9399, Image Processing: Algorithms and Systems XIII, 939917, 2015

B. Ortiz-Jaramillo, A. Kumcu, L. Platisa and W. Philips, "A Full Reference Video Quality Measure based on Motion Differences and Saliency Maps Evaluation," Proc. VISAPP, PANORAMA special session, vol. 2, pp. 714-722, 2014

B. Ortiz-Jaramillo, S.A. Orjuela-Vargas, L. Van-Langenhove, C.G. Castellanos-Dominguez and W. Philips, "Reviewing, selecting and evaluating features in distinguishing fine changes of global texture," Pattern Analysis and Applications, vol. 17, pp. 1-15, 2014

B. Ortiz-Jaramillo, J.C. Garcia-Alvarez, H. Führ, G.C. Castellanos-Dominguez and W. Philips, "Quantifying image distortion based on Gabor filter bank and multiple regression analysis," Proc. SPIE 8293, Image Quality and System Performance IX, 82930E, 2012

B. Ortiz-Jaramillo, H.A. Fandiño-Toro, H.D. Benitez-Restrepo, S.A. Orjuela-Vargas, G.C. Castellanos-Domínguez and W. Philips, "Multi-resolution analysis for region of interest extraction in thermographic nondestructive evaluation," Proc. SPIE 8295, Image Processing: Algorithms and Systems X; and Parallel Processing for Imaging Applications II, 82951J, 2012

Work Experience

Research assistant at the signal processing and recognition research group, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Manizales ~ 2007-2012

Lecturer (digital systems) Electronic Engineering Program, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Manizales ~ 2010

Research Assistant at the Department of Telecommunications and Information Processing TELIN and Textile Deparment, Ghent University, Ghent (WearTex project) ~ 2010-2012

Lecturer (digital systems) Electronic Engineering Program, Universidad de Ibagué, Ibagué ~ 2012

Lecturer (digital systems, analog systems, image processing and signal processing) Electronic and Biomedical Engineering Program, Universidad Antonio Nariño, Ibagué ~ 2012

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