France, Saint Etienne

Pattern Recognition and Computer Vision

when 25 June 2016 - 11 July 2016
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 1200

University Jean Monnet / University of Lyon, the second largest academic and first scientific (engineering & technology) cluster in France, launches the first edition of a 2-weeks European Computer Science Summer School in July 2016. We offer graduates and postgraduates students the opportunity to spend 2 weeks at the heart of Europe, and benefit from a blend of scientific training in computer science (delivered in English and awarded by 3 ECTS credits) and exposure to French language and culture.

scientific module (3-hours sessions)

# 1 Introduction to European education system / PhDs opportunities in Europe
# 2 Foundations of Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning I
# 3 Foundations of Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning II
# 4 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
# 5 Foundation of Image analysis and understanding
# 6 Computer vision
# 7 Embedded systems
# 8 Final test and feedback on learning outcomes

French language & culture (3-hours sessions)

# 1 Introduce oneself and someone else. Ask questions and information
# 2 Discover the historical heritage of St-Etienne and Lyon
# 3 Discover the French Gastronomy
# 4 Discuss about Clichés regarding France and French People

Course leader

Prof. Alain Trémeau
Alain Trémeau is Professor in Computer Vision at the Université Jean Monnet – Saint-Etienne, France. He is member of the laboratory Hubert Curien, the largest CNRS research laboratory of this University. He is involved in many nationa

Target group

To make the most of this summer school, students must preferably:

holder a bachelor degree (or equivalent) in the fields of computer science, IT, physics or mathematics
have an upper intermediate level of English or above. Tuition and communication language of the Summer School being English, participants are expected to have good command of written and oral English (at least B2 level in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, see this table for more detail and correspondance with other test scales)
(no French skills required)
contemplate the opportunity to purse into PhD studies in Europe
wish to discover France and its people!

Course aim

We offer graduates and postgraduates students the opportunity to spend 2 weeks at the heart of Europe, and benefit from a blend of scientific training in computer science (delivered in English and awarded by 3 ECTS credits) and exposure to French language and culture.

Fee info

EUR 1200: Full Fare
EUR 1000: Early birds
(application before 15th of April 2016)