Carl Scheffler has joined Idiap as a PhD student under the supervision of Dr Jean-Marc ODOBEZ.

At Idiap, Carl will be working on head pose estimation and visual focus of attention for the TA2 project.

Carl is originally from Cape Town, South Africa where he did his B.Sc. in computer science and applied mathematics at the University of Stellenbosch. Most recently he did his Ph.D. at the University of Cambridge in the U.K. under Prof. David MacKay, where he worked on Bayesian models for both natural language modelling and visual feature tracking.