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Idiap is looking for its next director
by nicolas-filippov — last modified Jan 19, 2022 05:13 PM

Idiap Research Institute and the School of Engineering at EPFL invite applications for the directorship of Idiap. The successful candidate will also hold a faculty position as full professor at EPFL School of Engineering.

Idiap and Octopeek sign a 4-year R&D partnership
by nicolas-filippov — last modified Jun 18, 2021 09:02 AM

Artificial intelligence and big data pioneers Octopeek (France) and Idiap announce a partnership. A member of Octopeek’s scientific staff will spend four years at the very heart of Idiap, culminating in a PhD—a unique opportunity to use video data to develop research on multimodal learning, and to spur innovation.

Swiss algorithms to help customers in a Finnish shopping mall
by nicolas-filippov — last modified Sep 09, 2020 05:17 PM

Human-robot interactions are often lacking fluidity, especially outside of the lab. Today, researchers from Idiap are publishing in open access the algorithms which allowed a robot to be used in real conditions in a shopping mall in Finland in the framework of the European project Mummer.

On November 27 ,2017, Gulcan Can successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled 'Visual Analysis of Maya Glyphs via Crowdsourcing and Deep Learning'
by admin — last modified Dec 06, 2017 08:43 AM

This thesis presents visual analysis methods for complex ancient Maya writings, specifically a promising crowdsourcing approach to build a large glyph dataset, competitive data-driven visual representations, and interpretable visualization methods that can be applied to explore various other Digital Humanities datasets.