The Computer Vision Center (CVC) offers ONE pre-doctoral research. 1. General Rules: The object of this call is the selection of a candidate to work as pre-doctoral researcher in the Computer Vision Center. This selection process is subject to Law 14/2011, of 1 June, of Science, Technology and Innovation, by the CVC Statutes where applicable … Read more

Deep Learning Barcelona Symposium 2022

The Deep Learning Barcelona Symposium (DLBCN) aims to showcase research on deep learning carried out by scientists in/from Barcelona (that is, scientists who currently work in Barcelona or who pursued part of their studies or career in Barcelona). This unique meeting gathers researchers from diverse disciplines working in deep learning and shows the potential of … Read more

Improving generalization for classification and retrieval tasks

Abstract: In this talk we will present recent works that generally aim at improving the generalization of visual representations on both classification and retrieval tasks. We will start from a recent work on supervised pre-training and will present an approach that aims to improve the transferability of encoders learned in a supervised manner, while retaining … Read more

5 CVC researchers, among the top 5.000 researchers in Spain and Spaniards abroad according to the CSIC ranking

The Spanish National Council of Scientific Research (CSIC) has released the new edition of its Researchers in Spain and Spaniards Abroad ranking. This 2023 edition places five CVC researchers among the top 5.000 Spanish and foreign research scientists who do research in Spanish organizations ranked according to their profile indicators in the Google Scholar database. … Read more

CVC has successfully renewed the accreditation “Excellence in HR” of the European Commission

CVC has successfully fulfilled the HRS4R accreditation renewal process. The “Excellence in Human Resources” seal is an accreditation awarded by the European Commission to institutions and research centres that excel in implementing good human resources practices.  The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers (HRS4R) supports institutions and research centers in implementing the European Charter & Code … Read more

CVC facilitates a sustainable menstruation toilet

The Computer Vision Center (CVC) is firmly committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. CVC’s vision on gender stands on equal treatment for everybody independently of their gender identity, sexual orientation or gender expression. We work to create an inclusive space where everyone can feel safe and comfortable.     Being aware of the negative impact of non-reusable menstruation options for the … Read more

Postdoc Position in Federated Learning and Differential Privacy

Reference: 20221205_ELSAi We are seeking a postdoc to join the Vision, Language and Reading team at the Computer Vision Center (CVC), in Barcelona, Spain. The position is for 2.5 years. The position will remain open until a good candidate is found. The Vision, Language and Reading group is at the Computer Vision Center at the … Read more

Expert on Unreal Engine 4 Programming for CARLA, the Open Source Autonomous Driving Simulator

Project motivation: CARLA is an internationally recognized project that brings the state of the art in autonomous driving simulation to the world. CARLA started in 2016 as an open-source project sponsored by Intel and developed at the Computer Vision Center (Barcelona, Spain). Since then, CARLA has become the top-one open-source simulator for autonomous driving, used … Read more

Deep Learning for Document, Scene and Satellite Images Processing and Recognition

Abstract: Deep learning applications have been thriving over the last decade in many different domains, including image processing and recognition. The driver for the vibrant development of deep learning have been the availability of abundant data. This talk reviews the main results of our research activities carried out over the last few years. During this … Read more

Document Image Enhancement and Recognition in Low Resource Scenarios: Application to Ciphers and Handwritten Text

Abstract: In this thesis, we propose different contributions with the goal of enhancing and recognizing historical handwritten document images, especially the ones with rare scripts, such as cipher documents. In the first part, some effective end-to-end models for Document Image Enhancement (DIE) using deep learning models were presented. First, Generative Adversarial Networks (cGAN) for different … Read more

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