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The Idiap research institute ranked 1st to the NIST i-Vector challenge on Speaker Recognition Jul 31, 2014
On July 31 2014, the Idiap research institute was ranked 1st among 130+ participants to the NIST i-Vector Machine Learning challenge on Speaker Recognition (
Two new senior researchers and research groups at Idiap Jul 09, 2014
The Idiap Research Institute is proud to announce that 2 new senior researchers have recently joined the research team. Sylvain Calinon and Michael Liebling will reinforce, complement and develop the Institute’s expertise and competencies in human-robot interaction and computational bioimaging.
Darshan Santani wins Best Student Entry Award at WebScience Data Visualization Challenge 2014 Jul 07, 2014
Darshan Santani (PhD student working with Daniel Gatica-Perez at the Social Computing Group) received the Best Student Entry Award at the Data Visualization Challenge of the ACM Web Science Conference (WebSci), in Bloomington, Indiana, Jun. 23-26, 2014.
Klewel competes for the Oscar of Swiss Informatics! Jul 23, 2014
Klewel, based at IdeArk in Martigny, figures amongst the 10 nominees for the Swiss ICT Award 2014, the Oscars of the Swiss informatics sector.
KeyLemon awarded with the CTI Start-up label Jun 16, 2014
KeyLemon offers computer access solutions based on speech and face recognition.
Silicon Valley Award for ICC’2013 winner POWZY Jun 03, 2014
TiE50 is an annual awards program keenly contested by thousands of technology start-ups worldwide. One of this year’s winners is Powzy, winner of the ICC’2013.
Alexandre Heili awarded the EPFL PhD degree for his work on "Human Tracking and Pose Estimation in Open Spaces" Aug 19, 2014
On August 11, 2014, Alexandre Heili publicly defended his PhD thesis entitled "Human Tracking and Pose Estimation in Open Spaces". He received the EPFL PhD thesis diploma from his thesis director Jean-Marc Odobez.
New opening for a PhD position on "Computer vision and Machine Learning" Jul 21, 2014
The Idiap Research Institute, affiliated with École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, seeks one PhD student to develop original techniques for object tracking in videos.
New opening for a PhD position on "Automatic speech recognition beyond hidden Markov Models" Jul 16, 2014
We invite applications for a PhD position at the Idiap Research Institute in automatic speech recognition (ASR), with the goal of improving Hidden Markov (HMM)-based state-of-the-art systems, in the context of a project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).
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The 2013 Annual Report is out Jun 03, 2014
Messages - Research - Network - Faces - Finances - Organization - Scientific inserts.
The first European research center on Biometrics and Testing has opened its doors in Martigny Switzerland Apr 10, 2014
A European first in Martigny Apr 04, 2014
The Swiss Center for Biometrics Research and Testing is born!
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