[Comp-neuro] Call for Participation: VISUM Summer School (25 days until deadline)

Ricardo Gamelas Sousa rjgsousa at gmail.com
Mon Feb 2 11:39:10 CET 2015

Apologies for cross-posting.

Call for Participation

3^rd VISion Understanding and Machine intelligence summer school, Porto, 

First Computer Vision Summer School with an industrial track

2-9 July, 2015

http://www.fe.up.pt/visum/|Facebook: http://goo.gl/FbVNtq

*Important Dates*

Application Deadline
March 1, 2015

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*


Randomised Decision Forests and Tree-structured Algorithms in Computer 
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, CMU, 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, PT

** *Tentative titles

*Industry Track*

Daniel Heesch

Manuel João Ferreira

Jacek Kustra


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.


    *Tattva Design Hostel*

Students will have 10% of discount. The prices include: Buffet 
breakfast, Wi-Fi all over the building, 4 computers in Lounge area, free 
linen, free locks, free City Maps, free Luggage Storage, free Portuguese 
Lessons, free Walking Tours, Happy Hour (exclusive prices for TattvaBar 
for guests).

*Hotel da Música*

All accepted participants will have a special price included in visum’s 
fees. Hotel da Música is a luxurious 4-star property set in a prime 
location in the centre of Porto. Local tourist attractions such as 
Rotunda da Boavista, Casa da Musica and Hospital Militar are not far 
from the hotel. Hotel da Música is equipped with free wifi. For more 
details please follow the link: http://www.hoteldamusica.com/and do not 
forget to check the special conditions at http://www.fe.up.pt/visum/

Please visit our webpage for up to date information: 

We are looking forward for your participation!

visum organising committee

Tiago Esteves, INEB, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto

Kelwin Fernandes, INESC TEC, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do 

Eduardo Marques, INESC TEC, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto

Ana Rebelo, INESC TEC, Universidade do Porto

Ricardo Sousa, INEB, Universidade do Porto

Luís Teixeira, INESC TEC, Faculdade de Engenharia da Universidade do Porto

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Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/visum/402527539813446

Google+: https://plus.google.com/104076275960053201744/posts

Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/visumschool

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