4th VISion Understanding and Machine intelligence (visum) summer school

4th VISion Understanding and Machine intelligence (visum) summer school
Date: July 7 – 14, 2016
Venue: ATMOSFERA M, Rua Júlio Dinis, nº 158/160, Porto, Portugal

Registration: here

Call for participation

The organization invites everyone with interests in computer vision to attend the 4th VISion Understanding and Machine intelligence summer school, at ATMOSFERA M in Porto, Portugal.

At visum you can find an expert multicultural environment, aiming to foster junior researchers’ awareness of computer vision topics, as well as to enhance all attendees’ knowledge regarding the state of the art, provided by leading international experts on the field. Being an area of great potential in industrial applications with a strong increase in the number of researchers in these last years, visum summer school will be an incredible opportunity.

Important Dates

Application Deadline- March 6, 2016

Decision – March 13, 2016

Early Registration – April 8, 2016

Late Registration – May 8, 2016

Summer School – July 7-14, 2016

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.


Biometrics, Julian Fierrez (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, ES)

Structure From Motion, João Paulo Costeira (Instituto Superior Técnico, PT)

Document Image Analysis, Alicia Fornes (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, ES)

Human Activity, Hayley Hung (Technical University of Delft, NL)

Deep Learning, Dan Ciresan (Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence, SW)

Modelling and Simulation, Mauricio Reyes (University of Bern, SW)

Industry Track


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visum will take place in Porto, Portugal’s second-largest city, European Best Destination 2012 and Lonely Planet’s top 10 for 2013. Here, you can find famous baroque style monuments, the worldwide known Port Wine cellars, always having the World Heritage Douro River as the background of this youthful, active and charming city. visum’s program includes social activities.

To know more about this event, please visit the following websites:

visum website