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Talks at Idiap

Idiap Speaker Series

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Thu, May 12, 2016 - 10H30
Adaptation of Neural Network Acoustic Models
Prof. Steve Renals from University of Edinburgh, UK

Wed, June 22, 2016 - 11H00
Training models with images: algorithms and applications
Asst Prof Gregoire Mariethoz from the University of Lausanne, Institute of Earth Surface Dynamics, Switzerland

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Research News
eLearning Valais 3.0: Idiap, UniDistance & Klewel launch a pioneering project under the sign of Valais cooperation Apr 18, 2016
Developping innovative solutions to foster learning in education and to increase employability: this is the project of Unidistance, Idiap Research Institute and Klewel company, based in Brig and in Martigny. This project will strengthen the Valais leading position in the field of distance education and related technologies.
Canal9 visits the Baxter robot at Idiap Apr 14, 2016
Dr. Sylvain Calinon, head of Idiap’s Robot Learning & Interaction group, receives Romain Boisset, reporter for the Canap9 TV channel. They demonstrate how Idiap’s Baxter robot learns by demonstration.
The first Reproducible Research Survey in Face Recognition Mar 11, 2016
Idiap published a book chapter entitled “Face Recognition in Challenging Environments: An Experimental and Reproducible Research Survey” appearing in the Springer book “Face Recognition Across the Imaging Spectrum”.
Two Idiap spin-offs at the heart of Swisscom’s new TV Box Apr 27, 2016
Recapp IT and KeyLemon, two Idiap spin-offs, have contributed to the development of the new TV Box of Swisscom by allowing for the first time the voice recognition of Swiss-German dialects.
50 start-ups in Bilan magazine: Recapp, winner of the ICC’2013 and Idiap spin-off, counts amongst them Apr 13, 2016
Each week, Bilan magazine proposes three inspiring start-ups in which to invest, based on its 2016 selection. Currently, the spotlight is on the young Valaisan start-up Recapp.
Anemomind, an application for mariners using savoir-faire from Valais Apr 13, 2016
Anemomind, winner of the ICC’2014, launches a new application “Anemomind Connect” that allows mariners worldwide to better understand their sailing boat. The application is a 100% swiss-made.
Idiap has a new opening for a PhD position in Sign Language Technology Apr 21, 2016
The Idiap Research Institute seeks qualified candidates for one PhD student position in the field of automatic sign language recognition. The research will be conducted in the framework of the SNSF funded Sinergia project SMILE (Scalable Multimodal sign language Technology for sIgn language Learning and assessmEnt). This is a consortium project that involves Idiap, Hochschule für Heilpädagogik (HfH, Zurich) and Centre for Vision, Speech and Signal Processing at University of Surrey (UK).
Idiap has a new opening for an internship position in speech processing Apr 08, 2016
The Idiap Research Institute invites applications for one internship position in the domain of speech processing. The position will be aligned with an European project on speaker identification.
Idiap has a new opening for a PhD student position in Multilingual Affective Speech Synthesis Apr 07, 2016
In the context of a Swiss NSF grant, we seek a PhD student to work on multilingual and affective speech synthesis.
Institute News
The Valais*Wallis Digital platform contributes to the Web Archives of Switzerland Jan 26, 2016
The Valais*Wallis Digital web portal was selected by the Swiss National Library (NL) to be part of the Swiss Web Archives
The Swiss National Library (NL) archives the website of the star-projet Valais*Wallis Digital Jan 14, 2016
Within the framework of the project Swiss Web Archives, the NL – in collaboration with the cantonal libraries and specialized Swiss libraries – pursues for some time now the objective of documenting the evolution of Internet sites over the years and decades. The aim is to conserve these websites in order to make them available in the long run.
The Who’s who of biometrical standards meets up at Idiap from January 11-19, 2016 Jan 11, 2016
The Idiap Research Institute and the Swiss Center for Biometrics Research and Testing of Martigny welcome this week the ISO working groups in the field of biometrics.
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