Prof. Yo Sung Ho

  • Prof. Yo-Sung Ho received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in electronic engineering from Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, in 1981 and 1983, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara, in 1990.
    He joined ETRI (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute), Daejon, Korea, in 1983. From 1990 to 1993, he was with Philips Laboratories, Briarcliff Manor, New York, where he was involved in development of the Advanced Digital High Definition Television (AD-HDTV) system. In 1993, he rejoined the technical staff of ETRI and was involved in development of the Korean DBS Digital Television and High-Definition Television systems. Since September 1995, he has been with Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST), where he is currently Professor of Information and Communications Department. Since August 2003, he has been Director of Realistic Broadcasting Research Center (RBRC) at GIST in Korea. He gave several tutorial lectures at various international conferences, including the IEEE Region Ten Conference (TenCon) in 1999 and 2000, the Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia (PCM) in 2006, 2007 and 2008, the IEEE Pacific-Rim Symposium on Image and Video Technology (PSIVT) in 2006 and 2007, the 3DTV Conference in 2008, the IEEE RIVF in 2009, the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP) in 2009 and 2010, and the IEEE International Conference on Multimedia & Expo (ICME) in 2010 and 2011. He has served as an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (T-CSVT). His research interests include Digital Image and Video Coding, Three-dimensional Image Modeling and Representation, Advanced Source Coding Techniques, and Three-dimensional Television (3DTV).