Pedro Felipe Felzenszwalb

Professor of Engineering and Computer Science
Office: Barus & Holley 355
Phone: (401) 863-1531
Email: pff (at)

Office hours: Wednesday 3-4pm



My main research interests are in computer vision, artificial intelligence, machine learning and discrete algorithms. I have worked on a range of different problems within computer vision, including the “low-level” problem of image restoration, the "mid-level" problem of image segmentation, and the “high-level” problem of object recognition. This has led me to consider connections between computer vision and artificial intelligence to a variety of areas including combinatorial optimization, stochastic models, machine learning, and natural language processing.

Talk slides
PhD Students

Person detection in the PASCAL challenge (deformable part model)

Curve detection with the min-cover algorithm

Random shapes defined by a stochastic context-free grammar

Contour completion

Mailing address:
Box D
Brown University
184 Hope St.
Providence, RI 02912