• 22-23.10.2015 Workshop on Probabilistic Graphical Models 
  • 13-14.11.2014 Annual Workshop on Graphical Models 
  • 21.10.2014, 16:15, big seminar room
    Björn Andres, MPI für Informatik, Saarbrücken
    "Estimating Maximally Probable Constrained Relations by Mathematical Programming"
  • 07.10.2014, 15:00, big seminar room
    Alexander G. Schwing, Dept. Computer Science, University of Toronto
    "Globally Convergent Inference, Weakly Supervised Learning and Applications Using Graphical Models"
  • 14-15.11.2013 Annual Workshop on Graphical Models, Speyerer Straße 6, 2nd floor 

    Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 
    13:30-13:45 Introduction 
    13:45-14:45 Caroline Uhler, Institute of Science and Technology, Klosterneuburg, Austria, ''Learning DAGs Based on Sparse Permutation'' 
    14:45-15:15 Heike Leitte, Heidelberg University,  ''Visualisization of time-varying data'' 
    15:15-16:00 Coffee Break 
    16:00-16:30 Stefania Petra, Heidelberg University, ''Phase Transitions and Cosparse Tomographic Recovery from FewProjections'' 
    16:30-17:30 Donald Richards, Pennsylvania State University, USA, ''Exact Normalizing Constants for the G-Wishart Distributions'' 

    Friday, Nov 15, 2013 
    09:15-10:15 Daniel Vogel, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, ''Robust Estimators in Gaussian Graphical Models'' 
    10:15-11:00 Coffee Break 
    11:00-11:30 Karl Rohr, Heidelberg University, ''Automatic Analysis of Biomedical Image Data'' 
    11:30 -12:30 Mikyoung Jun, Department of Statistics, Texas A&M University,USA, ''An Approach for Matern-Type Covariance Functions for Smooth Processes on a Sphere''
  • 12.11.2013, 16:00, HCI, large seminar room
    Prof. Sven Dickinson, Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto 
    Perceptual Grouping using Superpixels 
  • 19.09.2013, 10:00, HCI, large seminar room
    Dr. Guy Gilboa, Technion, Haifa, Israel
    A transform-based variational framework
  • 16.07.2013,16:15, HCI
    Dr. Julian Yarkony, UC Santa Barbara, USA
     Planar Correlation Clustering and Higher Order Potentials 
  • 22.05.2013, 16:00 INF 368, R432
    Prof. Dr. Giovanni Rinaldi, IASI-CNR, Rome, Italy
    Oracle-based separation algorithms
  • 12.-13.04.2013, INF 368, R432
    6th Workshop on Monte Carlo Methods 
  • 09.04.2013, 14:00 HCI, G2.09
    Prof. Dr. Constantin Popa, Dept. Mathematics and Computer Science, Ovidius University Constanta, Romania
  • 31.01.2013, 16 s.t., INF 294, R134 
    Prof. Dr. Volker Schmidt, Universität Ulm, Institut für Stochastik
     Stochastic modeling of the 3D morphology of energy materials on various length scales
  • 28.01.-01.02.2013, 09:30 - 12:30, HCI 
    Shai Avidan, Faculty of Engineering, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
     Compact course on video processing
  • 17.01.2013, 16:00-17:00, HCI
    Uwe Franke and Stefan Gehrig, Daimler 
    6D-Vision: Cars Learn to See 
  • 18.12.2012, 16:15, HCI
    Victor Lempitsky,  Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, Moscow, Russia
    Image understanding with nested regions 
  • 18.12.2012, 17:15, HCI
    Frank R. Schmidt, University Paris-Est, Paris, France
    Image Segmentation with Geometrical Constraints
  • 8.- 9.11.2012, HCI
    Annual Workshop 2012 on "Discrete Graphical Models and Combinatorial Optimization" 
  • 6.11.2012, 17:00, HCI
    Ralf Häusler, University of Auckland
    Improving Confidence Measures For Stereo Vision
  • 17.07.2012 17:15, HCI large seminar room 
    Kristian Kersting, Fraunhofer IAIS, Bonn, Germany 
    Machines Reading the Data  
  • 02.07.2012 17:00, HCI large seminar room 
    Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sven Simon, Institut für Parallele und Verteilte Systeme, Universität Stuttgart
    Hardware Acceleration and Image Processing - Architectures and Design Methods
  • 31.5.2012, 16:00, INF 294, HS 134
    Hanna Jankowski, York University, Canada
    Confidence Regions and Means of Random Sets using Oriented Distance Functions
  • 29.5.2012, 17:00, HCI large seminar room
    Vojtech Franc, CMP, Czech Technical University, Prague
    Support Vector Machines as Probabilistic Models
  • 15.5-16.5.2012
  • 8.5.2012, 17:00, HCI large seminar room
    Oliver Zendel, Austria Institute of Technology
    Coverage-oriented test data generation for preparing the certification of CV-algorithms
  • 24.04.2012 17:00, HCI large seminar room
    Harlyn Baker, HP, Paolo Alto
    Multi-imager camera arrays for panoramic, multi-viewpoint, and 3D capture
  • 08.03.2012 14:15
    Srini Turaga, Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, UCL 
    "End-to-end" machine learning of image segmentation (for neural circuit reconstruction)
  • 27.2.-2.3.2012, 9:15 - 13:00, INF 294 HS 134
    Prof. Peter Guttorp, University of Washington in Seattle,
    Spatial statistics, in particular Gaussian processes

       Day 1: Isotropic geostatistics
       Day 2: Nonstationary approaches
       Day 3: Space-time models
       Day 4: Gaussian Markov random fields
       Day 5: Applications to climate science

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  • 07.12.2011 15:00
    Pascal Fua, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Multi-People Tracking through Global Optimization 
  • Nov 2011 Annual workshop (tutorials: 23th-24th, workshop: 25th) 
    Invited speakers:
    Finn Lindgren, U Trondheim
    Ingelin Steinsland, U Trondheim
    Peter Bühlmann, ETHZ
    Dimitris Samaras, Stony Brook NY
    Chris Williams, U Edinburgh
    Programme and abstracts 
  • 28.10.2011 15:00
    Prof. Ming-Jun Lai, Dept. Mathematics, University of Georgia, U.S.A
    An Iteratively Reweighted Algorithm for Image Reconstruction

  • 29.09.2011 11:00
    Carsten Rother, Microsoft Research, Cambridge
    CRFs in Action: Intrinsic Images and Decision Tree Fields
  • Guest: Prof. Jon Wellner, University of Washington,
    Sept 2011 - June 2012
  • 8 July 2011, Talk 11am s.t., HCI/SR
    Andrew Delong, University of Western Ontario,
    Super-Label Segmentation and Energies with Hierarchical Costs
  • 7 July 2011, Talk 4pm c.t., HS 134, IAM/294
    Janine B. Illian, School Math. Statistics, U St. Andrews,
    Ecological applications of spatial point process theory - examples of spatial complexity.
  • 4-6 July 2011 International Symposium on
    Variational Image Analysis: Challenges and Perspectives
    University of Heidelberg, supported by MATCH.
  • 3 May 2011 HCI Colloquium, 5:15pm
    Stephen Keeling, Inst. for Mathematics and Scientific Computing,
    University of Graz, Image Processing for Dynamic Contrast Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Image Sequences.
  • 13-14 April 2011 DAGM Workshop Unsolved Problems in Pattern
    RecognitionHeidelberg, Germany
  • 4-6 April 2011 
    Retreat, St. Martin/Pfalz
  • 20 January 2011, Talk 5pm s.t., HS 134, IAM/294
    Kirstin Kober, Meteorologisches Institut, LMU Munich
    Probabilistic Forecasting of Convective Precipitation by Combining a
    Probabilistic Nowcasting Method with Several Interpretations of a High Resolution Ensemble
  • 14 January 2011, 5th Workshop on Monte Carlo Methods, University of Heidelberg
  • 13 January 2011, Talk 4:15pm, HS 134, IAM/294
    Linda V. Hansen, Center for Stochastic Geometry and Advanced Bioimaging, 
    University of Aarhus, Demark: The Semi-automatic Nucleator
  • 01 January 2011 Eva-Maria Didden (Statistics, Munich) joins the RTG.
  • 06 Dec 2010, 4pm, c.t., Stefan Riezler, Computerlinguistik, U Heidelberg: Generative and Discriminative Models for Query Rewriting
  • 22 November 2010 Internal workshop, HCI, large seminar room, 2-5pm
  • 28-29 October 2010 Workshop on Graphical Models. Invited speakers: 
    Olga Veksler, Yuri Boykov, Univ. Western Ontario, Canada,
    Amir Globerson, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel,
    Nihat Ay, Max Planck Institute, Leipzig, Germany, 
    Michael Eichler, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    ScheduleMore information
  • 18 Oct 2010, Bernhard Schmitzer (Theor. Physics, Würzburg/London) joins the RTG
  • Talk, 13 Oct 2010, 5pm s.t., HS 134 IAM/294
    Group Lasso Regularization for the Analysis of Contingency Tables
    Eva-Maria Didden, LMU Munich
  • 1 Oct 2010, Johannes Dueck (Mathematics, Heidelberg) joins the RTG
  • 15 Sept 2010, Fabian Bachl (Mach.Learning/Comp.Sci., Berlin) joins the RTG
  • 1 July 2010, Borislav Antic (Computer Vision, Novi Sad, Serbia) joins the RTG
  • 1 July 2010, Annette Möller (Mathematics, Dortmund) joins the RTG
  • Talk, 15 June 2010, 4:15pm, HCI
    Björn Andres, HCI, Univ. Heidelberg
    The Lazy Flipper: A Minimal Exhaustive Search Algorithm for Graphical Models with Higher Order Operands
  • 1 June 2010, Gabriell Mate (Physics/Math., Cluj-Napoca, Romania) joins the RTG
  • 1 June 2010, Fabian Rathke (Mach. Learning/Comp.Sci, Berlin) joins the RTG
  • Talk, 01 June 2010, 4:15pm, HCI
    Sarah Vicente, Univ. Collegen London, UK
    Graph-Cut Based Image Segmentation with Connectivity Priors
  • Talk, 25 May 2010, 4:15pm, HCI
    Sebastian Nowozin, Microsoft Research, Cambridge, UK
    Structured Prediction with Global Interactions: Connectivity-Constrained Segmentation
  • 28-30 April 2010
    Retreat, St. Martin/Pfalz
  • Talk, 16 April 2010, 2:15pm, INF294/HS134
    Christian Robert, University Paris-Dauphine
    Approximate Bayesian Computation (ABC)
  • Talk, 15 April 2010, 2:15pm, INF294/HS134
    Christian Robert, University Paris-Dauphine
    Computational Approaches to Bayes Factors
  • Visiting researcher, 19 April - 30 July 2010
    Ada Lau, Mathematical Institute, University of Oxford
  • Visiting researcher, 6 April - 30 June 2010
    Paul Fieguth, University of Waterloo
  • 15 April 2010, Bernhard Kausler (Theor. Physics, Karlsruhe) joins the RTG
  • 12 April 2010
    Job interviews
  • 1 April 2010, Markus Speth (Mathematics, Heidelberg) joins the RTG
  • 8 March 2010
    Job interviews
  • 5 March 2010
    Job interviews
  • 26 February 2010
    240 applications have been received.
  • 20 November 2009
    Press release
     of the University.
  • 9 November 2009
    The German Science Foundation (DFG) approves the RTG (Details).