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When Jul 5, 2018 - Jul 13, 2018
Where Porto, Portugal
Submission Deadline Feb 23, 2018
Notification Due Mar 2, 2018
Categories    computer vision   machine intelligence   deep learning   affective computing

Call For Papers

Call for Participation

The sixth edition of the Vision Understanding and Machine Intelligence (VISUM) Summer School will take place between 5 and 13, July 2018, in Porto - Portugal. This year the following topics will be covered:

1. Computer Vision and Machine Learning

2. Affective Computing

3. Deep Learning

4. Statistical Shape Modelling

5. Human Behaviour Analysis

6. Brain Image Analysis

World-renowned experts in the fields will deliver the courses, and the material covered will guide you in building your own AI system as a curricular project.

Aside from the theoretical relevance of the topics covered, and the experience of building a practical AI application, the school aims to provide a stimulating opportunity for students, young researchers and professionals with interests in Computer Vision and Machine Learning.

The participants will benefit from direct interaction with representatives from the most relevant industries in the field, as well as top academics.

Application deadline: 23 February 2018

Intended audience

In general, people that have been exposed to introductory topics of Computer Vision and Machine Learning will find this to be an excellent opportunity to grow their knowledge base. The target audience is therefore:

1. MSc and PhD students

2. Researchers and Post-doctoral scholars

3. Industry professionals

Social Program

Porto is an eclectic city. Benefiting from low-cost flights, thousands of tourists visit each year. You’ll get a chance to see why so many people are attracted by the city. Well known by its cellars, resting place for the famous wine, Porto as a lot to offer. In the social day (Sunday), we’ll tour the city and check some of its coolest spots.

List of invited speakers

Alejandro Frangi, University of Sheffield, UK

Björn W. Schuller, University of Augsburg, DE

Michel Valstar, University of Nottingham, UK

Jaime S. Cardoso, University of Porto, PT

Luís Teixeira, University of Porto, PT

Industry panel

IBM Research AI, IBM T. J. Watson Research Center / by John R. Smith, USA

Bosch / by to be announced

Tecnalia / by Thierry Keller, ES

Neadvance / by Manuel João Ferreira, PT

CardioID / by André Lourenço, PT

NOTE: the completed list of speakers and industrial panel will be revealed soon!


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