Idiap Research Institute

The Institute is among the leaders in artificial and cognitive intelligence since 1991.

Voice and visual recognition, machine learning, human-machine interaction, robotics, language analysis, or bio-imaging are some of the research fields at the Institute. Based in Martigny, in the Swiss Alps, Idiap is involved in research projects at local, national and international levels. Established as a non-profit foundation, Idiap was founded by the City of Martigny, the Canton du Valais, EPFL, the University of Geneva, and Swisscom.

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Job openings

Speech recognition and natural language processing for digital interviews by admin — last modified Oct 16, 2020
In the context of a new Swiss NSF grant, we seek a PhD student to work on speech recognition and natural language processing for digital interviews. The project is a collaboration between the universities of Neuchâtel and Lausanne, and Idiap Research Institute.
Internship position in domain of automatic speech recognition by admin — last modified Jul 10, 2020
The position will be aligned with an European project on automatic speech recognition of air-traffic communication through SESAR Joint Undertaking exploratory research
Postdoc position in ubiquitous computing and computer vision by admin — last modified Jul 10, 2020
The Social Computing Group at Idiap is seeking a highly creative and motivated postdoctoral researcher in ubiquitous computing and computer vision, to work with Professor Daniel Gatica-Perez.

Research Groups

There are currently 11 research groups at Idiap. They represent the diversity of the fields related to artificial intelligence research and technologies. These groups gather over a hundred people devoted to theoretical and applied research.