HCI: Heidelberg Collaboratory for Image Processing
Ruprecht-Karls-Universitšt Heidelberg

Master-Pflichtseminar Image Analysis
Fakultät für Physik und Astronomie


Images are (becoming) the dominant raw data in a number of disciplines ranging from astronomy to systems biology and connectomics. Modern image analysis draws heavily on machine learning and pattern recognition to adapt an automated system to a specific task with minimum effort.

In this seminar, we will study state-of-the-art methods for machine vision.


Each student will give one full-length talk, and prepare a written summary of the topic. In addition, each participant will give every week an oral two-minute summary of an image analysis research paper s/he has read that week.

The seminar is not going to be easy, but will bring students in contact with the forefront of an important research area, and allow them to catch a glimpse of "how science works". Students not previously acquainted with this field should expect to read up at the beginning of the semester. Relevant text books and papers will be distributed at the beginning of the semester or be made available previously upon request (send email to Fred Hamprecht).

The seminar starts on April 17th, 2012 at 09:30 with an introduction to literature search, presentation techniques and the publishing process. Throughout the remainder of the semester, the seminar is on Tuesdays from 11:15 to 12:45. The seminar is in English to prepare its participants for life in the English-speaking wilderness. Attendance is compulsory for at least 10 out of the 14 sessions. Any remaining time slots will be filled with presentations from members of the Heidelberg Collaboratory for Image Processing.

To register, send email to Fred Hamprecht. Welcome to the ride :-)

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