Peter Wilkins is a post-doctoral researcher with the Centre for Digital Video Processing (CDVP) in Dublin City University (DCU). His research career began in 2000 with the CSIRO in Melbourne, first as an intern and then progressing to software engineer. Moving to Dublin he completed his doctoral studies with the CDVP, focusing on weighted data fusion for content-based multimedia information retrieval in 2009, demonstrating the relationship between query-dependent weighting and optimal performance. He is expecting graduation in November 2009. 'Pete' has had multiple conference and journal publications, including best poster at ECIR 2005.