[Elsnet-list] Summer school in Finland: Probabilistic modeling (Patrick Kenny, CRIM) and Social Computing (Rosta Farzan, CMU)

Tomi Kinnunen tkinnu at cs.joensuu.fi
Tue Feb 28 14:20:46 CET 2012


Dear colleagues,

For your information and apologies for possible cross-postings.

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Computing in the Finnish midsummer:

19th International ECSE Summer School in Novel Computing
June 18-21, 2012, JOENSUU, FINLAND
http://cs.joensuu.fi/ecse/2012/

Registration deadline: May 31, 2012
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University of Eastern Finland (UEF) announces the 19th
International ECSE Summer School in Novel Computing:

http://cs.joensuu.fi/ecse/2012/

The summer school includes two independent tracks:

Course 1:     Recent Advances in Probabilistic Modeling for Pattern Recognition
Lecturer:     Dr. PATRICK KENNY, Lead researcher, CRIM, Montreal, Canada
Description:  http://cs.joensuu.fi/ecse/2012/Kenny_probabilistic.pdf

Course 2:     Social Computing
Lecturer:     Dr. ROSTA FARZAN, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Description:  http://cs.joensuu.fi/ecse/2012/Farzan_social.pdf

By participating to the lectures, the course participants earn two credit 
points (2 ECTS) according to the European credit transfer system. Upon 
successful participation, each participants will be given a printed course 
certificate.

In addition to high-quality lectures, the summer school offers an
inspiring learning environment and relaxed social program, in the middle of
North Carelia region. Experience the unique Finnish midsummer with lakeside
sauna and the nearly "nightless night".

With approximately 15000 students and 2800 members of staff, the University of
Eastern Finland is one of the largest universities in Finland. The university
has campuses in Joensuu, Kuopio and Savonlinna. The university has extensive
international relations and it is involved in several international networks.
The university's teaching and research staff and students are active in
participating in various mobility programmes.

The summer school is organized by the School of Computing, University of 
Eastern Finland (http://www.uef.fi/cs). The research areas of the 
department include intelligent media computing (speech & image processing, 
color research and computational intelligence), information systems and 
software quality, interactive technologies and educational technology.

Contact:

WWW:    http://cs.joensuu.fi/ecse/2012/
e-mail: ecse2012 at cs.joensuu.fi

Any questions about the individual courses can be directed to:

Pattern recognition:    Dr. Tomi Kinnunen (tkinnu at cs.joensuu.fi)
Social Computing:       Dr. Roman Bednarik (rbednari at cs.joensuu.fi)
General inquiries:      Prof. Pasi Fränti (franti at cs.joensuu.fi)

See you in Joensuu!


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