Our paper 'Variational Autoencoders Recover PCA Directions (by Accident)' got accepted at CVPR 2019! We are looking forward to present it as a poster in June at Long Beach!
The paper elaborates on the close connection between Variational Autoencoders and the well known PCA algorithm in terms of their alignment of the latent space.
From 30.6. to 7.7.2019 Application deadline: April 15, 2019
We are organizing the 3rd Computational Vision Summer School from 30.6. to 7.7.2019 in the beautiful black forest, Germany. It is aimed at PhD students and Postdocs with an interest in vision science research. Previous editions were fun, intellectually rewarding events for students and faculty alike. The summer school spans the entire spectrum of vision research from neuroscience and psychophysics to computer vision and fosters discussions at the intersection of biological and artificial vision systems. The school is unique in bringing together people from diverse disciplines in a very familiar atmosphere (only 60 people in total). CVSS is tuition free and accomodation is sponsored by the CRC/1233 Robust Vision.
Der Automotive Engineering-Dienstleister IAV und das Max-Planck-Institut für Intelligente Systeme kooperieren bei der Entwicklung von Algorithmen, um selbstlernende Verfahren in der Automobiltechnik weiter voran zu bringen. Die Forschungskooperation ist eine von mehreren im Rahmen des Cyber Valleys, das den Austausch zwischen anwendungsorientierter Industrieforschung und Neugier getriebener Grundlagenforschung zum Ziel hat.
The lab has submitted three wonderful abstracts to this year's 4th Multidisciplinary Conference on Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making at the McGill University in Montréal. They introduce research around our intelligent cognitive tutor and cover aspects of overcoming present bias, inspecting cognitive decline, and a process-related approach to trace the evolution of planning skills. We keep our fingers crossed!
An international team of scientists was able to make the indestructible magnetic structures visible for the first time with the aid of a high-resolution X-ray microscope.
Congratulations to Udit Choudhury for defending his thesis on the "Dynamics of self-propelled colloids and their application as active matter", and best of luck as he is leaving the group to start a Postdoc at AMOLF in the Netherlands.
The head of the "Hydrogen Storage" research group at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Stuttgart, together with Ned T. Stetson, will lead one of the most important conferences in the field of hydrogen-material interaction. The core topic of the conference will be new hydrogen storage materials, understanding from atomic level to applications.
We have submitted a great set of papers to this year's 41st Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (CogSci) in Montreal. A historic moment for the lab! We will continue this proud tradition in the years to come.