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visum 2014: Second VISion Understanding and Machine intelligence Summer School

visum 2014: Second VISion Understanding and Machine intelligence Summer School

Visum Important Dates:

    Application Deadline: March 1, 2014
    Decision: March 9, 2014
    Early Registration: April 10, 2014
    Late Registration: May 10, 2014
    Summer School: July 3-10, 2014

Place: Faculdade de Engenharia of the Universidade do Porto (FEUP)


visum 2014 is the second VISion Understanding and Machine intelligence (visum) Summer School that targets to gather at Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto, Portugal, Ph.D. candidates, Post-Doctoral scholars and researchers from academia and industry with research interests in computational vision and machine intelligence. The CMU Portugal Program gives institutional support to this Summer School.
Lectures and Speakers

  • Machine Learning on Computer Vision , Jaime S. Cardoso, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
  • Image Segmentation , Cristian Sminchisescu, Lund University, Sweden
  • Feature Detectores , Vincent Lepetit, CVLAB, EPFL, Switzerland
  • Human computer Interaction, Russell Beale , University of Birmingham, UK
  • RGB-D Cameras , Juergen Sturm, Technische Universität München, Germany
  • Biometrics , Hugo Proença, Universidade da Beira Interior
  • Applications , André Marçal, Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Industrial Session

  • Siemens S.A., João Dias
  • E-Commerce Sonae MC , Nuno Filipe Almeira
  • Albatroz Engineering , Sérgio Copeto

Target Audience
MSc. and Ph.D. candidates;
Post-Doctoral scholars and researchers;
Academic and industrial professionals with (research) interests in computer vision;
And, everyone who wants to have knowledge of topics avant-garde.

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.