CVC at DAS (Document Analysis Systems Conference) 2022

The 15th IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, DAS 2022, took place on 22-25 May in La Rochelle, France and online. CVC contributed with the papers:    A Multilingual Approach to Scene Text Visual Question Answering, by Josep Brugués i Pujolràs, Lluís Gómez i Bigordà, and Dimosthenis Karatzas  Read while you drive – multilingual text tracking on the road, by … Read more

Several CVC papers were presented at WACV 2022

The Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision, WACV 2022, took place on 4-8 January. CVC contributed with several papers:   Class-Balanced Active Learning for Image Classification (Javad Zolfaghari Bengar, Joost van de Weijer, Laura Lopez Fuentes, Bogdan Raducanu)  One-shot Compositional Data Generation for Low Resource Handwritten Text Recognition (Mohamed Ali Souibgui, Ali Furkan Biten, Sounak … Read more

Dr. Gemma Rotger winner of Pioner Awards 2021

Dr. Gemma Rotger, CVC Alumni, has been granted the CERCA Pioneer Award 2021 for her doctoral thesis. The prize is a recognition for researchers who have presented a doctoral thesis with results that are clearly aimed at commercial exploitation. The Pioner Awards aim to recognise those researchers working in one of the CERCA centres who … Read more

CVC participates in Deep Learning Barcelona as a key sponsor and contributes with several CVC researchers

CVC is participating in the 3rd Deep Learning Barcelona Symposium (DLBCN) as a key sponsor and is contributing with several CVC researchers. CVC is present on the organizing committee as well as on talks and posters. This DLBCN edition expands its categories by adding a life sciences area as it is key in the current artificial intelligence … Read more

New system powered by deep learning makes it possible to detect Covid-19 lesions by analysing CT chest scans

Researchers From The Eurecat Technology Centre, The CVC And The University Of Barcelona Have Developed An Automated System That Taps Into Deep Learning Technology To Detect Lesions Caused By Covid-19 By Reading Computed Tomography (CT) Chest Images. The study, conducted by researchers Giuseppe Pezzano, Vicent Ribas, Petia Radeva and Oliver Díaz, was recently published in the … Read more

The International AI Doctoral Academy (AIDA)

The Computer Vision Center (CVC) Is One Of The Research & Industry Members Of The Recently Launched International AI Doctoral Academy (AIDA) Which Is Aimed To Attract PhD And Postdoc Talents In Europe Through Educational And Training Activities In The Field Of Artificial Intelligence. AIDA is the first academy of its kind in Europe and internationally. Coordinated by … Read more

Computer Vision meets archaeology to detect near 10k Archaeological Tumuli in Galicia

Researchers From The Computer Vision Center And The Landscape Archaeology Research Group (GIAP) Of The Catalan Institute Of Classical Archaeology (ICAC) Have Developed A Hybrid Algorithm That Combines Deep Learning And Machine Learning To Improve The Automatic Detection Of Archaeological Tumuli Avoiding The Inclusion Of Most False Positives. Archaeological tumuli are one of the most common types of archaeological … Read more

Dr. Alicia Fornés, winner of the “Academic/ Researcher” prize in the Dona TIC Awards 2021

Source: Department Of The Vice-Presidency, Digital Policies And Territory – Generalitat de Catalunya The CVC researcher, Dr. Alicia Fornés received the Dona TIC award in the Academic/Researcher category. The awards ceremony, which is celebrated annually in commemoration of the Ada Lovelace Day, was held on October 13th at CosmoCaixa Barcelona and broadcasted on Youtube. The Dona … Read more