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3rd VISion Understanding and Machine Intelligence Summer School

3 rd VISion Understanding and Machine Intelligence Summer School
Date: July 2 to 9, 2015
Venue: Porto, Portugal

visum 2015 is the third VISion Understanding and Machine intelligence (visum) Summer School that targets to gather at Universidade do Porto, Portugal, Ph.D. candidates, Post-Doctoral scholars and researchers from academia and industry with research interests in computer vision and machine intelligence.

visum will comprise three main tracks: fundamental, industrial and application topics, each one with extensive practical `hands-on’ sessions. A poster session will be organized especially dedicated, but not exclusive, to Ph.D. candidates. With this, researchers can discuss their current research works, possibly leading to significant breakthroughs in the development of their theses. In the industrial track, national and international renowned institutions will present their case studies and knowingness to the attendees. visum will have a track dedicated to applications with the aim to bridge the gap between the fundamental and industrial topics, each year with a different subject.

Important Dates
Application Deadline – March 1, 2015 (Extended Deadline: March 9, 2015)
Decision – March 8, 2015
Early Registration – April 10, 2015
Late Registration – May 8, 2015
Summer School – July 2-9, 2015
visum will comprise three main tracks
1. Fundamental subjects
2. Examples of computer vision applications
3. Industrial session
Each one with extensive practical “hands-on” sessions


Machine Learning* – Tae-Kyun, Kim Imperial College London, UK
Local Features Extraction and Description – Jiri Matas, Czech Technical University, CZ
Document Image Analysis – Alicia Fornes, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, ES
Scene Understanding – Martial Hebert, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Automatic Facial Expression Recognition – Michel Valstar, University of Nottingham, UK
RGB-D Cameras – Thomas Whelan, Imperial College London, UK


Point Clouds 3D* – João P. Costeira IST-UL, PT

* Tentative titles

Industry Track

ASAP54 – Daniel Heesch
Enermeter – Manuel João Ferreira
Philips – Jacek Kustra

The CMU Portugal Program has the pleasure to be one of the partners of this event.