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Seminars and Lectures at Microsoft, Lisbon

Lecture on “GPU Programming and Optimization”

July 15, 2014

Prof. Alptekin Temizel, from the Middle East Technical University, Turkey.

 

Lecture on “Audio Analysis for Environment Awareness and Assisting Hearing Disabilities”

July 15, 2014

Prof. Banu Gunel, from the Middle East Technical University, Turkey.

 

Seminar on “Visual Recognition and Emotions”

July 30, 2104

Automatic Portuguese Sign Language Recognition, Based in Depth Sensing
Carlos Sotelo, Master’s Student from University of Minho in collaboration with MSFT.
Multimodal Portuguese? Visual Speech Recognition? Based on 3D Cameras?
Hélder Abreu, Master’s Student from University of Minho in collaboration with MSFT.
Emotions in Psychology
Joana Cruz, PhD researcher in ISCTE-IUL.

 

Summer Workshop Microsoft in the field of Applied Computing, with the overall theme “Digital Living Spaces”

August 4, 2014

Summary:
15 oral presentations arranged in six thematic sessions (“NEW TRENDS IN SPACE DESIGN”, “ACADEMIA – INDUSTRY COLLABORATION”, “AGING”, “RECONSTRUCTING AND UNDERSTANDING OUR 3D WORLD”, “SPEECH TECHNOLOGIES” AND THE “THE FUTURE OF SOFTWARE ENGINEERING”), each containing keynote delegates from the USA, Spain and Portugal, affiliated with Microsoft or with one of several academic institutions (University of Washington, University of Aveiro, University of Zaragoza, ISCTE-IUL), or with different research institutions (ISTAR-IUL, IEETA, IT, L2F, Aragon Institute for Engineering Research).

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