New RAMP for classifying pollinating insects

In collaboration with IESF and MNHN Spipoll, we are organizing a third computer vision challenge for classifying pollinating insects. This time we got into the thin tail: we have 70K images and 403 classes, a lot of them with less than 10 examples per class. Pre-registration is open at http://bee-o-diversity-challenge.strikingly.com. This is also the first RAMP with…

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Workshop Galaxy Deblending with Deep Learning

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 from 10:00 to 17:30 at François Arago Centre With the current (DES, KIDs, HSC) and future (LSST, Euclid, WFIRST) generation of large scale deep surveys, we will have to deal with an increasing number of crowded fields in which a high number of objects are blended. This…

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New Postdoc or Research Engineer Position

The selected candidate will be recruited as an employee of the National Museum of Natural History (MNHN-Paris), starting ideally September 2017. PROJECT: Human-machine interaction for identifying insects on photos Since 2010, participants of our citizen science program Spipoll (spipoll.fr) have collected 280,000 pictures of flower-dwellings insects and spiders. This roughly 50k/year…

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RAMP on Insects and Deep Learning at La Paillasse (May 29) and Futur en Seine

The Paris Saclay Center for Data Science is organizing a RAMP on image classification and deep learning. We will classify images of pollinating insects from the SPIPOLL crowdsourcing project of the Paris Museum of Natural History (MNHN). The kick-off event will be on May 29 at La Paillasse. Please register here:  https://indico.lal.in2p3.fr/event/3508/ The RAMP will run in competitive mode (scores available on the leaderboard but not…

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JDSE Paris-Saclay 2017: call for contributions

Paris-Saclay, 14th-15th September 2017 https://bigmine.github.io/jDSEParis17/#about The second edition of the Paris-Saclay Junior Conference on Data Science and Engineering is addressed to PhD students in their first year, M2 students and third year students at Engineering schools at Paris-Saclay. It will offer these students the opportunity to present their scientific works…

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Associate/full professor position in the area of Computer Vision

Application Deadline : April 30th, 2017 The department of mathematics of Ecole CentraleSupelec / University of Paris-Saclay has an immediate opening at the level of associate/full professor in the area of computer vision. http://www.centralesupelec.fr/ http://www.universite-paris-saclay.fr/en http://www.inria.fr/en/ Successful applicants should have at least 5-10 years of experience as full time faculty…

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