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Mon, Dec. 14, 2015 - 14h30
Probabilistic Models for Music Performance: Interaction, Creation, Cognition
Dr Baptiste Caramiaux from Goldsmiths, University of London.

Tue, Jan. 19, 2016 - 11H00
How technology is opening up new potential for democracy, participation and collaboration
Dr Gareth Morlais from Welsh Government, Cardiff, Wales.

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The Idiap Research Institute provides an European computing e-infrastructure for Open Science Nov 17, 2015
The BEAT platform is an European computing e-infrastructure for Open Science proposing a solution for open access, scientific information sharing and re-use including data and source code while protecting privacy and confidentiality.
Ten-Year Impact Award to AMI Corpus Paper Nov 17, 2015
The Ten-Year Technical Impact Award of the ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI) 2015 was given to Jean Carletta and the AMI team, for the paper that introduced the Augmented Multi-Party Interaction (AMI) Corpus, originally published in 2005.
2015 IET Biometrics Premium Best Paper Award Nov 09, 2015
Idiap Biometrics group was awarded the 2015 IET Biometrics Premium Best Paper Award for the paper:
Two Swiss Start-ups among UBS Fintech Challenge Global Finalists Nov 20, 2015
Biowatch and Embotech made it to the finals of the UBS Future of Finance Challenge. The global finals will take place in Zurich on 10 December.
VerifyMe integrates KeyLemon’s technology to their identification platform Nov 19, 2015
Idiap Start-up Biowatch, finalist of FINTECH «UBS Future of Finance Challenge» Nov 13, 2015
15 start-ups has been selected for the final round of the Fintech «UBS Future of Finance Challenge» , including 3 from french speaking part of switzerland. Biowatch, an Idiap start-up is one of them.
New opening for a PhD positions in Visual and Multimodal Sensing for Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) Nov 19, 2015
The research will be conducted in the context of MuMMER (MultiModal Mall Entertainment Robot), a newly 4-year EU Horizon 2020 funded project involving several leading European institutions in the field.
On October 9th, 2015, Kenneth Funes was awarded the EPFL doctorate for his dissertation entitled “3D Gaze Estimation from Remote RGB-D sensors”. Nov 13, 2015
Kenneth Funes successfully defended his private examination in front of a committee of experts, composed of Prof. Dan Witzner Hansen, Prof. Louis-Philippe Morency, Dr. Ronan Boulic, Prof. Kamiar Aminian and Dr. Jean-Marc Odobez on May 29th, 2015, whereas on October 9th, 2015, he presented his public defense at EPFL, as a final step towards the completion of his PhD.
New opening for a Post-doctoral position in automatic speaker recognition Nov 02, 2015
The Idiap Research Institute seeks qualified candidates for one PostDoc position in the field of automatic speaker recognition (ASR) .
Institute News
L'Idiap participe à la journée "Osez tous les métiers" Nov 16, 2015
Chaque année, l’Office cantonal de l’égalité et de la famille organise la journée « Osez tous les métiers ». Le but est de faire découvrir aux enfants les différentes possibilités d’avenir professionnel en n’ayant aucun apriori sur ces dernières.
The 2014 Annual Report is out Jun 19, 2015
Messages - Research - Network - Faces - Finances - Organization - Scientific inserts.
The card game Valais*Mania just arrived in Valais Mar 09, 2015
Last Friday, the cards and boxes of the Valais*Mania, card game of the star-project Valais*Wallis Digital ( that wants to celebrate Valais’ 2015 bicentenary by digitalizing the collective memory of the canton, have been delivered to the headquarters of Migros Valais in Martigny.
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