Toward more intelligent multimedia information systems - CueVideo
Dr. D. Petkovic obtained his Ph.D. at UC Irvine, in the area of biomedical image processing. He spent over 15 years at IBM Almaden Research Center as a scientist and in various management roles. His contributions ranged from use of computer vision for inspection, to multimedia databases and digital libraries. He is founder of well-known IBM's QBIC (query by image content) project, which significantly influenced content-based retrieval field. Dr. Petkovic received numerous IBM awards for his work and became IEEE Fellow for leadership in content-based retrieval area. Dr. Petkovic also managed and participated in several other projects while in IBM, among them User Ergonomics Research (involved in IBM's TrackPoint pointing
device), and Foundations of Massively Parallel Computing.
In last few years Dr. Petkovic was having various technical management roles in Silicon Valley startups, the latest (VMware) involving virtual computing on Intel Platform. Some of the products Dr. Petkovic helped build won numerous awards and are widely used. Currently, Dr. Petkovic is teaching at Santa Clara University.