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Charles Owen

Associate Professor

Computer Science and Engineering (CSE), College of Engineering

Engineering Bldg, 428 S Shaw Ln Rm 3115


Charles Owen is director of the Media and Entertainment Technologies Laboratory and a member of the MSU Media, Interface, and Network Design (M.I.N.D.) Laboratory. His research interests include multimedia systems, multimedia databases and information retrieval, image and signal processing, and multimedia authoring systems.


Ph.D., Computer Science, Dartmouth College 1998

M.S., Computer Science, Western Illinois University 1993

B.S., Computer Science, Louisiana Technical University 1980


College of Engineering Withrow Award for Teaching Excellence, 2004, 2001

Michigan State University Teacher-Scholar Award, 2003

Lilly Teaching Fellow, Michigan State University, 2002-2003


D. Perkins, J. Yang, H. Hughes, C. Owen (2004). A QoS-aware Routing Framework for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, The International Journal of Computer Systems Science and Engineering, 19(5)289-299

W. Mou, F. Biocca, C. Owen, A. Tang, F. Xiao, L. Lim (2004). Frames of Reference in Mobile Augmented Reality Displays, Journal of Experimental Psychology, 10(4)238-244

W. Zhu, C. Owen (2004). Personalized In-store E-Commerce with the PromoPad: an Augmented Reality Shopping Assistant, eJETA The Electronic Journal for E-Commerce Tools and Applications, 1(3)

Charles B. Owen, Fan Xiao, and Paul Middlin, What is the best fiducial?, The First IEEE International Augmented Reality Toolkit Workshop, 98-105, September 2003