Prof Reyer Zwiggelaar

Ir (Groningen), PhD (University College London)

Prof Reyer Zwiggelaar

Head of the Graduate School (Graduate Centre )

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Department of Computer Science

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Reyer Zwiggelaar received the Ir. Degree in Applied Physics from the State University Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands, in 1989, and the Ph.D. Degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from the University College London, London, UK, in 1993. He is currently a Professor at the Department of Computer Science, Aberystwyth University, UK. He is the author or co-author of more than 180 conference and journal papers. His current research interests include Medical Image Understanding, especially Focusing on Mammographic and Prostate Data, Pattern Recognition, Statistical Methods, Texture-Based Segmentation, and Feature-Detection Techniques.

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As Head of the Graduate School, Professor Reyer Zwiggelaar is responsible for the provision of postgraduate education within the University as a whole, and also has a coordinating role in relation to the development of policy on postgraduate matters; the provision of facilities for postgraduates; and the monitoring of academic progress of postgraduate students.


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Professor of the Department of Computer Science, Aberystwyth University, UK.


Rahman, R, Reid, C, Kloer, P, Henchie, A, Thomas, A & Zwiggelaar, R 2024, 'A Systematic Review of Literature Examining the Application of a Social Model of Health and Wellbeing', European Journal of Public Health. 10.1093/eurpub/ckae008
Li, G & Zwiggelaar, R 2024, 'Feature learning based on connectivity estimation for unbiased mammography mass classification', Computer Vision and Image Understanding, vol. 238, 103884. 10.1016/j.cviu.2023.103884
Rahman, R, Reid, C, Zwiggelaar, R & Thomas, A 2024, Informing adoption of a social model of health and wellbeing: A systematic review of literature. Prifysgol Aberystwyth | Aberystwyth University. 10.20391/pmds-bn59
Thomas, C, Byra, M, Marti, R, Yap, MH & Zwiggelaar, R 2023, 'BUS-Set: A benchmark for quantitative evaluation of breast ultrasound segmentation networks with public datasets', Medical Physics, vol. 50, no. 5, pp. 3223-3243. 10.1002/mp.16287
Maurya, L, Zwiggelaar, R, Chawla, D & Mahapatra, P 2023, 'Non-contact respiratory rate monitoring using thermal and visible imaging: A pilot study on neonates', Journal of Clinical Monitoring and Computing, vol. 37, no. 3, pp. 815-828. 10.1007/s10877-022-00945-8
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