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Distinguished Lecturers

Select a Year: 2016 | 2015

2016 Distinguished Lecturers
1 January 2016 - 31 December 2017

Allebach, Jan P. >> Full Bio and Contact Information

Lecture Topics

  • Digital Printing: the Transformation of a 2,000-year Old Technology and What It Means to You
  • Embedding Data in Printed Documents at the Printer Mechanism Level
  • The Intertwined Roles of Semantics, Aesthetics, and Quality in Color Document Imaging

Bresler, Yoram >> Full Bio and Contact Information

Lecture Topics

  • The Invention of Compressive Sampling
  • Breaking the Speed Barrier in Tomography
  • Learning Sparsifying Transforms for Signal, Image, and Video Processing
  • Learning Sparse Representations for Blind Compressed Sensing in MRI and CT
  • Blind Signal Processing: Sparse Signal Reconstruction in Bilinear Inverse Problems

Milanfar, Peyman >> Full Bio and Contact Information

Lecture Topics

  • Computational Imaging: From Photons to Photos
  • A Tour of Modern Image Filtering
  • Graph Affinity-Based Image Processing

Ney, Hermann >> Full Bio and Contact Information

Lecture Topics

  • From Speech Recognition (ASR) to Machine Translation (MT) - What MT has learnt from ASR
  • Speech and Language Processing: Achievements and Challenges
  • The Mathematical Machinery of Speech and Language Processing
  • Discriminative Training and Log-Linear Models in ASR
  • Generative and Discriminative Modelling in Speech and Natural Language Processing
  • The Role of Bayes Decision Rule in Speech Recognition and Natural Language Processing
  • Error Bounds on Bayes Classification Error in Speech and Language Processing

Smaragdis, Paris >> Full Bio and Contact Information

Lecture Topics

  • Non-Negative Models for Source Separation
  • Machine Learning for Speech Enhancement
  • Machine Listening: Making Computers that Understand Sound

Zerubia, Josiane >> Full Bio and Contact Information

Lecture Topics

  • Marked Point Processes For Object Detection and Tracking in High Resolution Images: Applications to Remote Sensing and Biology
  • Marked Point Processes for Object Detection in High Resolution Images: Applications to Earth Observation and Cartography
  • High Resolution Optical and SAR Satellite Image Processing for Disaster Management Using Hierarchical MRFS

Preferred Geographic Coverage of the Lectures:
Europe till April 2016 and after October 2016, USA/Canada from May till October 2016.

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2015 Distinguished Lecturers
1 January 2015 - 31 December 2016

Hermansky, Hynek >> Full Bio and Contact Information

Lecture Topics

  • Dealing with unknowns in speech
  • Data-guided features in recognition of speech
  • Information extraction from temporal dynamics of speech
  • Multi-stream recognition of speech

Koivunen, Visa >> Full Bio and Contact Information

Lecture Topics

  • Optimal Array Signal Processing in the Face of Non-Idealities
  • Optimization Under Unitary Matrix Constraints: Differential Geometry Approach
  • Robust Estimators for Complex-Valued Multichannel Data
  • Spectrum Exploration and Exploitation: Joint Optimization of Identifying and Accessing Idle Spectrum
  • Analyzing Large Scale Data: Robust and Sparse Signal Processing
  • Complex Random Vectors and Noncircularity: Statistical Inference and Parameter Estimation

Krim, Hamid >> Full Bio and Contact Information

Lecture Topics

  • Shape Analysis and Modeling in Video Applications: Activity Analysis
  • Convexity, Sparsity, Nullity and all that....in Machine Leaning
  • Sensor and Social Networks: A case for Topological Data Analysis

Olivo-Marin, Jean-Christophe >> Full Bio and Contact Information

Lecture Topics

  • Particle Tracking in Biological Imaging
  • Cell Shape and Motility Analysis
  • Quantitative Bioimage Analysis

Wu, Min >> Full Bio and Contact Information

Lecture Topics

  • Seeing the Invisibles: A Backstage Tour of Information Forensics
  • Exploring Power Network Signature in Multimedia: From Information Forensics to Digital Humanity
  • Hands-on Education on Multimedia & Security: From Kindergartener to Undergraduate to Business and English Majors in Continuous Education

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