Like previous years, this summer school will offer tutorial lectures to provide access to the research areas in Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing. The school is open to the undergraduate students (2nd year onwards) of Computer Science, Electronics, Electrical, Information Technology and related subjects. Few graduate students may be selected. Some of the advanced lectures will present popular and useful applications and open research problems. Each participant will have to complete a project related to the theme of the school.
The speakers from Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) have been carrying out basic and applied research in areas but not limited to pattern recognition, computer vision, image and video processing. Besides contributing regularly to national and international journals and conferences, they publish books, serve in journal editorial boards, collaborate with several national and international universities, organize international conferences and supervise postgraduate research.
Each participant will be assigned a mentor to carry out the project work. He/she will have to complete and then present the project as per schedule provided during the school. ISI will not provide any computing resources for performing the project work. However, some space inside the ISI, Kolkata premises may be arranged to work using own computing resources.
There is no provision to pay travelling and dearness allowances for attending the school. However, candidates with outstanding academic record needing financial assistance may be provided with limited financial support. The outstation participants have to arrange their own accommodation.
Electronics and Communication Sciences Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 B. T. Road, Kolkata – 700108, Tel: 033-2575 2913 / 2900
Interested candidate is requested to apply by sending a brief CV (only in pdf, maximum 2 A4 pages) that includes name, affiliation, address, contact numbers and email, academic records, project work, research experience, and publications, if any, to firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy to email@example.com by May 15, 2018. Application must accompany a letter of recommendation/permission from the Dean of Studies or Head of the Department of the respective institute/organization. Short-listed candidates will be informed individually by email.
Attendance in all lectures and completion of the project are mandatory to fulfill the requirement of the completion of the school. Candidates having other academic commitments during May 31 – July 13, 2018 should not apply.