Professor, Pierre GOUTON received a PHD in Components, Signals and Systems at the University of Montpellier 2 (France) in 1991. From 1988 to 1992 he worked on passive power components at the Laboratory of Electric Machine of the University of Montpellier. He joined the Department of Image Processing of University of Burgundy as an Assistant Professor in 1993 and is Full Professor since 2004. For his research work, he joined the Laboratory of Electronics, Data-processing and Images. His research interests include segmentation of Images using Linear or None-linear methods (mathematical morphology, classification), Color Science, Multispectral Images. He is a member of ISIS (a division of Researchers in Signal and Image Processing of the French National Scientific Research Society) and also a member of French Imaging Color Society. Since 2004, he is the Chairman of the IEM Department (Computer, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering) of the Faculty of Science and Technology.