VS3 2016 : Vision and Sports Summer School 2016
Call For Papers
Call for Participation
Vision and Sports Summer School (VS3)
Prague, 22-27 August 2016
application deadline: 2 May 2016
Vision and Sports is a special special kind of summer school. In addition to a broad-range of lectures on state-of-the-art Computer Vision techniques, it offers exciting sport activities, such as Tennis, Volleyball and Climbing. Sports are organized by the same internationally renowned experts who deliver the lectures. The school offers the best of both worlds to participants: high-quality teaching on Computer Vision, and lots of fun with a variety of attractive sports. This offers plenty of opportunity for personal contact between students and teachers.
The Vision and Sports Summer School covers a broad range of subjects, reflecting the diversity of Computer Vision. Each lecture will cover both basic aspects and state-of-the-art research. Every day there are two Computer Vision classes and one sports session. The classes include both lectures and practical exercises.
The school is open to about 60 participants, and is targeted mainly to young researchers (Master and PhD students in particular).
Following the summer school, on Saturday there will be a workshop where the teachers will present their latest research work. Students can attend this exciting workshop for free and have the opportunity to see some cutting edge computer vision research
Microsoft Research Cambridge
University of Toronto
University of Edinburgh
Czech Technical University
Czech Technical University
COMPUTER VISION LECTURES
Current list of topics:
Local feature extraction
Large-scale specific object recognition
Variational Methods and Geometric Reconstruction
Best practice in machine learning for computer vision
Deep learning / deep structured models
Object class recognition and detection
Weakly supervised learning of visual models
Tennis, Volleyball, Unihockey, Table Tennis, Soccer, Archery, Basketball, Climbing
The school is open to about 60 participants. Please apply online at
Although priority will be given to young researchers (Master/PhD students in particular), applications from senior researchers and industrial professionals are welcome as well. The registration fee will be 370 Euro for MSc/PhD students, 450 Euro for other academics, and 550 Euro for non-academics. This fee includes all classes, sports activities, coffee breaks, lunches, and a social dinner. For hotel accommodation, students will get discount rates on hotels affiliated with the school.
Applicants should apply by 2 May 2016.
Notification of acceptance will be sent by 9 May 2016.
Accepted participants should register by 25 May 2016.