Miguel Figueroa Toro

Ph. D. in Computer Science & Engineering

Universidad de Concepción


Miguel Figueroa Toro

International Congress

  • "An embedded face-classification system for infrared images on an FPGA" and “A texture-based architecture for face detection in IR images on an FPGA”, M. Figueroa, SPIE Defence + Security, Netherlands, Amsterdam, (2014-09-22)
  • Two-qubit single-photon measurement-device-independent quantum cryptography, M. Figueroa, Quantum Optics VI, Uruguay, Piriápolis, (2012-11-12)
  • A hardware Kalman-based offset estimator for nonuniformity correction on IRFPA , M. Figueroa, SPIE Security & Defence, United Kingdom, Edinburgh, (2012-09-22)
  • Hardware-based computation of the roughness index for infrared imagers, M. Figueroa, VII IEEE Southern Programmable Logic Conference (SPL 2012), Brazil, Bento Golcalves, (2012-03-20)
  • An FPGA-based Real-Time Nonuniformity Correction System for Infrared Focal Plane Arrays, M. Figueroa, 22nd IEEE International Conference on Application-specific Systems, Architectures and Processors (ASAP 2011), United States, Santa Monica, CA, (2011-09-11)
  • Subspace-based face recognition on an FPGA, M. Figueroa, 12th International Conference on Engineering Applications of Neural Networks, Greece, Corfu, (2011-07-15)
  • An FPGA-based Accelerator for Analog VLSI Artificial Neural Network Emulation, M. Figueroa, 13th Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design (DSD 2010), France, Lille, (2010-09-01)
  • Image Recognition in Analog VLSI with On-Chip Learning, M. Figueroa, International Conference on Neural Networks (ICANN), Cyprus, Limassol, (2009-09-01)

National Congress

  • Phase stabilization in a Mach-Zehnder interferometer using an FPGA for quantum cryptography tests., M. Figueroa, 6ª Escuela de Diseño de Circuitos Integrados, Universidad Católica de Chile., Chile, Santiago, (2013-01-07)
  • Implementación de Entrelazamiento Energía-Tiempo Genuino a través de Fibras Ópticas para Pruebas en Desigualdades de Bell, M. Figueroa, XVIII Simposio Chileno de FÍsica , Chile, La Serena, (2012-11-21)

Collaborative Activities

  • Impinj, Inc., , 2011-09-14


  • , M. Figueroa, Jorge E. Pezoa, Pablo Meza. A digital architecture for striping noise compensation in push-broom hyperspectral cameras, SPIE - APPLICATIONS OF DIGITAL IMAGE PROCESSING , Vol. 9599 (2015). doi:10.1117/12.2188421
  • , L. Rebon, T. Ferreira da Silva, M. Figueroa, M. Curty, G. Lima, G. B. Xavier, W.A.T. Nogueira , C. Saavedra. Quantum key distribution with untrusted detectors, PHYSICAL REVIEW A, Vol. 92, Issue. 2 (2015).
  • , M. Figueroa, Jorge E. Pezoa. A custom hardware classifier for bruised apple detection in hyperspectral images, SPIE - APPLICATIONS OF DIGITAL IMAGE PROCESSING , Vol. (2015). doi:10.1117/12.2188578
  • G. Carvacho, Jaime Cariñe, Gabriel Saavedra Mondaca, A. Cuevas, , Felipe Toledo, M. Figueroa, A. Cabello, Jan-Ake Larsson, P. Matalloni, G. Lima, G. B. Xavier. Postselection-Loophole-Free Bell Test Over an Installed Optical Fiber Network, PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, Vol. 115, Article. 30503 (2015). 10.1103/PhysRevLett.115.030503
  • luis.araneda, M. Figueroa. compact hardware architecture for digital image stabilization using integral projections, MICROPROCESSORS AND MICROSYSTEMS, Vol. (2015).
  • , M. Figueroa, S.N Torres, Jorge E. Pezoa. Embedded nonuniformity correction in infrared focal plane arrays using the Constant Range algorithm, INFRARED PHYSICS & TECHNOLOGY, Vol. , pp. 164-173 (2015).
  • Perez, F., Jorge E. Pezoa, M. Figueroa, S.N Torres. Empirical frequency domain model for fixed-pattern noise in infrared focal plane arrays, INFRARED PHYSICS & TECHNOLOGY, Vol. , pp. 413-426 (2014).
  • , M. Figueroa. Model, analysis, and evaluation of the effects of analog VLSI arithmetic on linear subspace-based image recognition, NEURAL NETWORK WORLD, Vol. , pp. 72-82 (2014).
  • G. Carvacho, A. Cuevas, G. Saavedra, Jaime Cariñe, W.A.T. Nogueira , M. Figueroa, A. Cabello, P. Matalloni, G. Lima, G. B. Xavier. Long-distance distribution of genuine energy-time entanglement, NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, Vol. 4, Article. 2871, pp. 1-6 (2013). 10.1038/ncomms3871
  • M. Figueroa, Carlos Baier, Christian Sepulved, José Espinoza, Javier Muñoz. FPGA v/s DSP Performance Comparison for a VSC-based STATCOM Control Application, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INDUSTRIAL INFORMATICS , Vol. , pp. 1351-1360 (2013). 10.1109/TII.2012.2222419
  • M. Figueroa, . Analysis and Compensation of the Effects of Analog-VLSI Arithmetic on the LMS Algorithm, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON NEURAL NETWORKS, Vol. 22, Issue. 7, pp. 1046-1060 (2011).
  • J. Jozwiak, N. Nedjah, M. Figueroa. Modern development methods and tools for embedded reconfigurable systems: A survey, INTEGRATION - THE VLSI JOURNAL, Vol. 43, Issue. 1, pp. 1-33 (2010). 10.1016/j.vlsi.2009.06.002
  • G. Carvajal, W. Valenzuela, M. Figueroa. BLIND SOURCE-SEPARATION IN MIXED-SIGNAL VLSI, NEURAL NETWORK WORLD, Vol. 19, Issue. 5, pp. 641-656 (2009).
  • G. Carvajal, M. Figueroa, S. Bridges. Effects of analog-VLSI hardware on the performance of the LMS algorithm, LECTURE NOTES IN COMPUTER SCIENCE, Vol. 4131, Issue. 1, pp. 963-973 (2006).
  • luis.araneda, M. Figueroa. A compact hardware architecture for digital image stabilization using integral projections, MICROPROCESSORS AND MICROSYSTEMS, Vol. (0000). 10.1016/j.micpro.2015.04.003