Professor Andrew Blake

Subject: Computer Science

Department/institution: Artificial Intelligence Consultant. Chair, Samsung AI Centre, Cambridge.


Research interests:

Andrew Blake, PhD, FREng, FRS, is a pioneer in the development of the theory and algorithms that make it possible for computers to behave as seeing machines. His interests are primarily in image processing and segmentation as optimisation, on visual tracking as probabilistic inference, and on real-time, 3D vision.

Select publications and awards


  • A Blake, A Zisserman, Visual Reconstruction (MIT Press)
  • A Blake, A Yuille, Active Vision (MIT Press)
  • A Blake, M Isard, Active Contours  (Springer-Verlag) 


  • He has won the prize of the European Conference on Computer Vision with R. Cipolla in 1992 and with M. Isard in 1996
  • the IEEE David Marr Prize (jointly with K. Toyama) in 2001


Professor Andrew Blake website