John Smith

Pablo A. Aponte Del Real
Computer Scientist

  • Bonn, Germany
  • pablo[delete this]


2012 - current

Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Bonn, Germany
Master of Computer Science Master Thesis: Calibration and Simultaneous Localization and Mapping with Multiple RGB-D Cameras

2005 - 2011

Universidad Simón Bolívar, Caracas, Venezuela
Bachelor of Computer Engineering Bachelor Thesis: Detección y Reconocimiento de Vehículos para Análisis de Congestión de Tráfico (Detection and Recognition of Vehicles for Traffic Congestion Analysis)

1992 - 2005

Colegio Jefferson, Caracas, Venezuela (Bilingual school)
Elementary and High school


February 2014 - February 2015

Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
Student Research Assistant

  • Development of capturing tools for several RGB-D cameras.
  • Development of a manual annotation tool used for the ground truth for the publication submitted to GCPR 2014.
  • Development of a tool to parse the results of the hand tracker of ICS-FORTH, in order to compare them with the ones in the aforementioned publication.
  • Creation of a skin detector using Gaussian mixture models.

May 2011 - August 2012


  • Development of new modules using CakePHP framework.
  • Migration and integration of the old modules to the new CakePHP framework.
  • Fixing errors in current modules (old and new).

October 2010 - March 2011

IT support as a standalone job

  • IT support service.
  • IT adviser.

September 2007 - March 2011

Lemuria Asesores Informaticos
IT support / Programmer

  • IT support and IT adviser to other companies.
  • Development of an employee management system that used a biometric system to gather the employees working hours.

November 2009

Ultramar C.A.
Programmer as a standalone job

  • Development and installation of a sales system using CakePHP


Capturing Hand Motion with an RGB-D Sensor, Fusinga Generative Model with Salient Points. GCPR 2014. Dimitris Tzionas, Abhilash Srikantha, Pablo Aponte, Juergen Gall.


  • Spanish - Mother Tongue
  • English - Writing and speaking: C1 - Reading and Listening: C2
  • German - B1


Operating Systems

  • Windows
  • Linux

Software or Libraries

  • Git
  • SVN
  • Qt
  • OpenCV
  • PCL
  • g2o
  • Eigen
  • CMake


Basic Knowledge

  • Ruby
  • C#

Intermediate Knowledge

  • Prolog
  • Haskell
  • Matlab

Advance Knowledge

  • Java
  • PHP
  • C
  • SQL
  • Javascript
  • C++
  • CSS
  • HTML
  • Python