Recent PhD graduate, Co-founder, and Open-source Collaborator

beyondmetis [at] gmail.com




Education


Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering (May 2018)

  • Advisor Alan C. Bovik
  • Wireless Networks and Communication Group (WNCG)


M.S.E. in Electrical and Computer Engineering (December 2014)

  • Advisor Alan C. Bovik
  • Wireless Networks and Communication Group (WNCG)


B.S. in Computer Engineering (May 2012)

  • Advisor Melissa C. Smith
  • Graduated with honors
  • Wrote senior thesis



Work Experience



University of Texas at Austin (Sep 2013 - May 2018)

  • Finding applications for natural scene statistics in multiple imaging modalities.
  • Developing video quality assessment algorithms and demonstrations
  • Automated source inspection of videos to detect artifacts.


Oculus Research (May 2017 - Aug 2017)

  • Worked with perception science team on vision problems related to quality assessment.
  • Provided new insights with respect to foveated rendering applications.


Netflix (May 2015 - Aug 2015, May 2016 - Aug 2016)

  • Applied video quality algorithms to real-world film content.
  • Developing new video quality assessment algorithms and improved VMAF.
  • Developed new state-of-the-art generalized methods for detecting artifacts in source videos.


CargoSpectre LLC (May 2014 - Present)

  • Developed vision algorithms for automatically dimensioning warehouse cargo.
  • Improved upon accuracy and speed of existing methods.


Applied Research Labs (May 2012 - August 2013)

  • Researched compression schemes for reducing data loads.
  • Adapted perceptual quality assessment to SONAR images.


Clemson University (May 2011 - August 2011)

  • Optimized face recognition algorithms for GPGPU hardware using CUDA


Itron, Inc. (May 2009 - Aug 2009, Jan 2010 - May 2011)

  • Developed indispensable power meter tracking website.
  • Interfaced smart meter data with Google Earth, improving internal visualizations.




Publications



T. Goodall and A. C. Bovik. Detecting and Mapping Video Impairments. Transactions on Image Processing. Submitted 2018.

T. Goodall and A. C. Bovik. Artifact Detection Maps Learned using Shallow Convolutional Networks. Southwest Symposium on Image Analysis and Interpretation. 2018.

T. Goodall and A. C. Bovik. Detecting Source Artifacts with Supervised Sparse Filters. Picture Coding Symposium. 2018.

T. Goodall, Maria Esteva, Sandra Sweat, and A. C. Bovik. Towards Automated Quality Curation of Video Collections from a Realistic Perspective. IEEE Conference on Big Data. 2017.

A. C. Bovik, C. Bampis, and T. Goodall. Perceptual Issues of Streaming Video. Society for Information Display. 2017.

C. Bampis, T. Goodall, and A. C. Bovik. Sampled Efficient Full-Reference Image Quality Assessment Models. Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers. 2016.

T. Goodall, I. Katsavounidis, Z. Li, A. Aaron, and A. C. Bovik. Blind Picture Upscaling Ratio Prediction. IEEE Signal Processing Letters. 2016.

T. Goodall, A. C. Bovik, N. G. Paulter, and H. Vikalo, Non-uniformity Correction of IR Images using Natural Scene Statistics. IEEE Global Conference on Signal and Information Processing. 2015.

T. Goodall, A. C. Bovik, and N. G. Paulter Jr., "Tasking on Natural Statistics of Infrared Images." IEEE Transactions on Image Processing. 2015.

M. Esteva, A. Bowen, T. Goodall, A. C. Bovik, and Z. B. Abel. "Evaluation of Non-Reference Quality Assessment Algorithms to Curate Born-Digital Video Collections." IS&T Archiving Conference. 2015.

J. Jendzurski, N. G. Paulter, F. Amon, E. Jacobs, A. C. Bovik, and T. Goodall. "Image Quality Testing: Selection of Images for Assessing Test Subject Input." Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Sensing Technology. 2014.

T. Goodall and A. C. Bovik. "No-Reference Task Performance Prediction on Distorted LWIR Images." 2014 Southwest Symposium on Image Analysis and Interpretation. 2014.

T. Goodall, S. Gibson, and M. C. Smith. "Parallelizing Principal Component Analysis for Robust Facial Recognition Using CUDA." Symposium on Application Accelerators in High-Performance Computing. 2012.