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Joshua Leibstein

  • Researcher
  • HyperVision Research Laboratory
  • 3PublicationsNumber of items in Joshua's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 4Followers


Joshua was employed as a researcher at the HyperVision Research Laboratory after winning the UJ Image Image Processing Challenge in 2010. His third year informatics project, an access control system, achieved second place at the annual UJ projects day and his honours project, a tuberculosis detection application, won the Microsoft Imagine Cup South Africa in 2011. Joshua holds a BSc honours degree in Information Technology and is currently studying towards a Master's degree. His research interests include audio DSP, pattern recognition, biomedical and GPGPU programming.

Recent publications

  • Detecting tuberculosis in chest radiographs using image processing techniques

    • Leibstein J
    • Nel A
  • Texture Classification Using Local Binary Patterns on Modern Graphics Hardware

    • Leibstein J
    • Findt A
    • Nel A

Professional experience


HyperVision Research Laboratory

February 2010 - Present


MPhil Electrical and Electronic Engineering

University of Johannesburg

January 2012 - Present

BSc (Hons) Information Technology

University of Johannesburg

January 2011 - November 2011(10 months)

BSc Information Technology

University of Johannesburg

January 2008 - November 2010(3 years)


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