Graduate School of Engineering & Management

AFIT Leadership: Col Mark B. Skouson
CONTACT INFORMATION
Name: Col Mark B. Skouson
Title: Associate Dean
Commercial Phone: 937-255-3636 (4737)
DSN Phone: 785-3636 (4737)
EDUCATION

1993      Bachelor of Science degree, Electrical Engineering, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
1994      Master of Science degree, Electrical Engineering, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
2000      Doctor of Philosophy degree, Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois
2001      Squadron Officer School, Maxwell AFB, Alabama
2007      Air Command and Staff College, Master of Military Operational Art and Science degree, Maxwell AFB, Alabama
2009      Air War College, by correspondence

EXPERTISE
  • ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND MACHINE LEARNING
  • DIGITAL IMAGE PROCESSING
  • DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING
  • LEADERSHIP
PUBLICATIONS & RESEARCH PAPERS

Skouson, Mark B. How the Air Force Should Stay Engaged in Computer Vision Technology Development. Air Univ Maxwell AFB, AL, 2007.

Skouson, Mark B., Quji Guo, and Zhi-Pei Liang. " A bound on mutual information for image registration." Medical Imaging, IEEE Transactions on 20, no. 8 (2001): 843-846.

Skouson, Mark B. Information-theoretic approach to deformable image transformations with application to brain image segmentation. Dissertation. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000.

Skouson, Mark B., and Marc Kowalski. " A simple and efficient method for image segmentation with deformable templates." In Image Analysis and Interpretation, 2000. Proceedings. 4th IEEE Southwest Symposium, pp. 31-35. IEEE, 2000.

Skouson, Mark B., and Zhi-Pei Liang. " Template deformation constrained by shape priors." In Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, 2000. Proceedings. IEEE Conference on, vol. 1, pp. 511-516. IEEE, 2000.

Skouson, Mark B., and Zhi-Pei Liang. " Template deformation by maximizing mutual information." In [Engineering in Medicine and Biology, 1999. 21st Annual Conference and the 1999 Annual Fall Meeting of the Biomedical Engineering Society] BMES/EMBS Conference, 1999. Proceedings of the First Joint, vol. 2, pp. 1162-vol. IEEE, 1999.

Ji, X., S. Wang, M. B. Skouson, and Z. P. Liang. " Brain image segmentation by multiscale analysis and template matching." Int. Soc. Magn. Reson. Med., Philadelphia, PA (1999).

Skouson, Mark B. " Learning-based Pattern Classification Using Vector Quantization." Master& rsquo s Thesis, Brigham Young University. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering., 1994.

AWARDS & HONORS

Defense Meritorious Service Medal (with first oak leaf cluster)
Meritorious Service Medal (with second oak leaf cluster)
Aerial Achievement Medal
Air Force Commendation Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
National Defense Service Medal (with bronze star device)
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal