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Biometrics: for better or for worse? Oct 10, 2016
It is supposedly one of the most promising solutions for protecting us from terrorist attacks. Biometrics allows identifying a person by their biological characteristics like finger prints, the iris or the face. Since the attacks of September 11, 2001, technological solutions have known a fast progress: facial recognition software, “cerebral fingerprinting”, automatic control systems for moving crowds…But can we really trust biometrics with our security? And above all, what happens if these data fall into the wrong hands?
Can science solve an 80-year-old Indian mystery? Oct 10, 2016
Sébastien Marcel is an unlikely judge of beauty queens, but his face recognition expertise could finally solve the identity of an Indian woman on a precious Swiss watch.
Best Multimodal Paper Award to Nikolaos Pappas and co-authors at ICMR 2016 Jun 10, 2016
The paper "Multilingual Visual Sentiment Concept Matching" by Nikolaos Pappas, Mercan Topkara, Miriam Redi, Brendan Jou, Tao Chen, Hongyi Liu, Shih-Fu Chang has received the Best Multimodal Paper Award at the Annual ACM International Conference on Multimedia Retrieval (ICMR), held on June 6-9 in New York.
Results of the International Create Challenge 2016 Sep 21, 2016
On Tuesday, September 20th, after three weeks of hard work and networking, the ICC’2016 participants found out which teams the jury had selected among the winners of the challenge. The organizers of the ICC’2016 are proud to announce the following winning teams:
Recapp in the TOP 100 Swiss Startups of 2016 Sep 15, 2016
Recapp, an Idiap spin-off and sponsored by The Ark Foundation, is part of the top 100 Swiss Startups 2016. It's a big success for Dr. David Imseng, founder of Recapp.
Two Idiap spin-off in the Swiss Top 100 ! Jun 10, 2016
Two Idiap spin-off, Biowatch and Recapp, sponsored by The Ark Foundation, are part of Top 100 best Swiss start-ups 2015. The Valais is the 4th most prolific Swiss canton. Great success for these entrepreneurs.
Idiap has a new opening for 2 PhD positions in machine learning Sep 26, 2016
The Idiap Research Institute, affiliated with École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, seeks two PhD students in machine learning to develop new techniques to speed up the training of deep architectures using importance sampling, and to learn automatically network architectures from data. The starting date is early 2017.
Idiap has a new opening for a PhD positions in Visual Sensing for Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) Sep 07, 2016
The research will be conducted in the context of MuMMER (MultiModal Mall Entertainment Robot, The project will develop a humanoid robot (based on Aldebaran's Pepper platform) able to engage and interact autonomously and naturally with individuals or groups or people. To support this behaviour, the project consortium will develop and integrate new methods from audiovisual scene processing, social-signal processing, high-level action selection, and human-aware robot navigation.
Idiap has a new opening for a PhDs and Postdocs in the context of the "Valais-Wallis Ambition" initiative Sep 07, 2016
Through its "Valais-Wallis Ambition" initiative, and within the constraints of its projects and financial availabilities, the Idiap Research Institute supports young engineers having completed their primary and secondary schools in Valais, followed by EPFL-equivalent studies, and interested in pursuing high-quality post-graduate training.
Institute News
Awards ceremony for the big giveaway of Idiap’s 25th anniversary Oct 17, 2016
On Saturday, October 15th, the winners of the giveaway of Idiap’s 25 years-anniversary celebrations were invited to the Institute to collect their prizes.
Idiap will participate in a Round Table discussion: Biometrics – a tool for cybersecurity? Oct 05, 2016
Between comfort, security and protection of our private lives: where is technology at? What are possible applications? Where is my data? What are my rights? What may I do and what not?
Venez aider la science au stand 1103 à la Foire du Valais. Sep 30, 2016
L'Institut de recherche Idiap et le centre suisse de biométrie vous présenteront leur technologie.
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