Conferences - Seminars
14:00-15:00 BC 420
Over the past few years, Wikidata – Wikipedia sister’s project and the free knowledge base that anyone can edit – has been adopted by a growing number of communities of practice and scientific groups as their infrastructure of choice. In this talk, I will show how expert communities, volunteers and algorithms are collaborating to build ... Read more about "Connecting the sum of all human knowledge, one edit at a time"
By Dario Taraborelli, Head of Research at the Wikimedia Foundation
16:15-17:30 BC 420
IC Colloquium : To tap or not to tap: Theoretical and cognitive neurosciences to explain smartphone behaviour
Par : Jean-Pascal Pfister and Arko Ghosh - ETH, University of Zurich Abstract : Discovering the fundamental principles that govern human behavior is a major and exciting challenge. The rise of smartphones has created unprecedented opportunities for cognitive neuroscience to study unconstrained human behavior reversing the traditional focus on highly artificial laboratory experiments. For theoretical ... Read more about "IC Colloquium : To tap or not to tap: Theoretical and cognitive neurosciences to explain smartphone behaviour"
14:00-16:00 INR 212
EDIC Candidacy Exam Exam president: Prof. Alcherio Martinoli Thesis advisor: Prof. Boi Faltings Co-examiner: Prof. Patrick Thiran Abstract Ad-hoc multi-agent coordination is a relatively new research area, recently introduced in the seminal work of Stone et al. [Stone 2010]. Recent advances in domains such as Autonomous Agents, Intelligent Robotics, Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems ... Read more about "Ad-hoc Coordination in Anonymous Games"
By Panayiotis Danassis
17:30-19:30 SV 1717
We are delighted to invite you to the roundtable event “From Bench to Market: How to launch a biotech startup”, which will introduce you, young researchers and scientists-entrepreneursto the first steps in entrepreneurship and allow discussing more openly the important topics concerning company creation. The event will comprise of the roundtable presentations and open discussions ... Read more about "From bench to market: how to launch a biotech startup"
By A wide range of experts in the domain
In the last twenty years or so a number of fractional integral transforms have been introduced, some are purely mathematical and some have practical applications, especially in signal processing and optics. In this talk we introduce some of these fractional integral transforms, in particular, fractional Fourier transforms and their properties and then discuss their relationship ... Read more about "Fractional Integral transforms and Time-Frequency Representations"
By Prof. Ahmed I. Zayed, Department of Mathematical Sciences, DePaul University ...
14:00-16:00 CO 121
EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Robert West Thesis advisor: Prof. Karl Aberer Co-examiner: Prof. Pierre Dillenbourg Abstract Personalized recommendation has become a crucial aspect of many information systems, as it increases content visibility, creates users engagement and facilitates navigation. With their growing presence and the broadening of their applications, recommender systems are exposed to ... Read more about "Weak Signals from the Web: New Perspectives in Collaborative Filtering"
By Jérémie Rappaz
11:00-12:00 SV 1717
IMT Distinguished Lecture Abstract: Federico Faggin will describe his life experience and the major lessons learned in his long career as researcher, inventor, engineer, and entrepreneur in Silicon Valley where he has been living since 1968. Faggin will also illustrate his current efforts to understand the nature of consciousness, to which he is bringing a ... Read more about "From Computers to Consciousness"
09:30-17:00 SwissTech Convenition Center
Frontiers of Visual Computing Visual computing is an emerging field that aims to develop theoretical foundations and computational models to capture, transform, and synthesize visual information including images, videos, geometric shapes, and other types of unstructured data. The field has seen tremendous theoretical and algorithmic breakthroughs over the last decade that will fundamentally change the ... Read more about "IC Research Day"
By Maneesh Agrawala, Stanford University - for further information, click here Sylvain ...
10:00-17:00 smart living lab
The solar-powered house that will compete in the USA opens its doors on Saturday, 10th June. The NeighborHub, a solar-powered house that was entirely designed and built by students, will soon be ready for transport to the United States for the international Solar Decathlon 2017, which will be held in October. Before it begins its ... Read more about "Solar Decathlon"
14:00-16:00 INJ 322
EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Volkan Cevher Thesis advisor: Prof. Martin Jaggi Co-examiner: Prof. Boi Faltings Abstract The recent tremendous success of unsupervised word embeddings in a multitude of applications raises the obvious question if similar methods could be derived to improve embeddings (i.e. semantic representations) of word sequences as well. We plan to ... Read more about "Unsupervised and semi-supervised embeddings for word sequences"
By Prakhar Gupta
10:00-12:00 BC 329
EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Paolo Ienne Thesis advisor: Prof. Babak Falsafi Co-examiner: Prof. Giovanni de Micheli Abstract In today's scale-out datacentres, understanding the interactions of the high level system with the underlying microarchitecture enables designers to extract more performance out of the hardware. This candidacy proposal focuses on one of the outstanding issues ... Read more about "Specialized Processor Architecture for Datacentres"
By Mark Sutherland
14:30-16:30 INF 328
EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Paolo Ienne Thesis advisor: Prof. Giovanni De Micheli Co-examiner: Prof. Viktor Kuncak Abstract Background papers S. B. Akers. : Synthesis of combinational logic using three-input majority gates. SWCT, pages 149-157, 1962. L.Amaru, P.-E. Gaillardon, and G. De Micheli: Majority-inverter graph: a new paradigm for logic optimization. TCAD, 35(5):806-819,2016. R. ... Read more about "Data Structures and Algorithms for Logic Synthesis in Advanced Technologies"
By Eleonora Testa
16:00-18:00 INF 113
EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Giovanni De Micheli Thesis advisor: Prof. Paolo Ienne Co-examiner: Prof. David Atienza Alonso Abstract Background papers A high-performance overlay architecture for pipelined execution of data flow graphs. Field Programmable Logic and Applications (FPL),2013 23rd International Conference on. IEEE, 201, by Capalija, Davor, and Tarek S. Abdelrahman. Fast, Flexible High-Level ... Read more about "Fast Module-Based FPGA Compile Flow from High-Level Circuit Specifications"
By Mikhail Asiatici
SAVE THE DATE: Swiss Space Industry Day 2017 on 15-16 June 2017 in Lausanne The aim of these Swiss Space Industry Days is to provide up-to-date information to current and potential stakeholders on the various European institutional programmes as well as a platform to exchange experiences on the fast changing space landscape having an impact ... Read more about "Swiss Space Industry Day 2017"
15:30-17:30 BC 329
EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Christoph Koch Thesis advisor: Prof. Viktor Kuncak Co-examiner: Prof. Martin Odersky Abstract Despite numerous advances in type systems, program analysis and model checking, the verification of software artifacts is still the exception rather than the rule. Dependent refinement types have emerged as a verification technique that allows for expressive ... Read more about "Bringing Verification to Scala through Dependent Refinement Types"
By Georg Schmid
14:00-16:00 BC 129
EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. Olivier Lévêque Thesis advisor: Prof. Michael Gastpar Co-examiner: Prof. Rüdiger Urbanke Abstract A converse bound is derived for the Gaussian multiple-access channel (MAC) with feedback. The bound is based on dependence-balance constraint. An essential ingredient to prove the bound is the method known in the literature as "doubling trick'' ... Read more about "Converse bound for Gaussian Multiple Access Channel with Feedback"
By Erixhen Sula
EDIC candidacy exam Exam president: Prof. James Larus Thesis advisor: Prof. Babak Falsafi Co-examiner: Prof. Paolo Ienne Abstract Background papers Practical Near Data Processing ,Mingyu Gao, Grant Ayers, Christos Kozyrakis, Stanford edu. HRL: Efficient and Flexible Reconfigurable Logic for Near-Data Processing, Mingyu Gao and Christos Kozyrakis, Stanford edu The Mondrian Data Engine, Read more about "Near-Memory Data Services"
By Hussein Kassir
11:00-18:00 Bâtiment ArtLab
Situé dans la partie nord du bâtiment ArtLab, ouvert sur l’Esplanade, le Datasquare est dédié à une exposition de longue durée sur la thématique du big data, ici incarnée par deux grands projets scientifiques de l'EPFL: Blue Brain Project et Venice Time Machine. Ces deux projets, particulièrement complexes, sont mis en valeur dans des présentations ... Read more about "Datasquare - une immersion dans l'univers du big data"
By Blue Brain Project, Venice Time Machine
Thesis directors : Prof. E. Bugnion ,Prof. B. Falsafi Computer and Communication Sciences doctoral program Thesis 7612 Read more about "Rack-Scale Memory Pooling for Datacenters"
By Stanko NOVAKOVIC
17:00 BC 04
Thesis directors : Prof. V. Kuncak , Dr S. Bliudze Computer and Communication Sciences doctoral program. Thesis 7753 Read more about "Algorithmic Verification of Component-based Systems"
By Qiang WANG
17:00 Salle INM 202
Thesis director : Prof. E. Telatar Computer and Communication Sciences doctoral program. Thesis 7751 Read more about "Coding for Communications and Secrecy"
By Mani BASTANIPARIZI
17:30-19:00 HES-SO Master à Lausanne
Les étudiantes et étudiants Bachelor et Master du domaine Ingénierie et Architecture ont répondu à l'appel d'ingénieuse.ch. Les six vidéos qu'ils ont réalisées abordent le rôle des femmes dans ce domaine. Avec humour, ces films illustrent ou détournent les clichés sur les femmes dans l'ingénierie. Un jury composé de cinq membres récompensera les meilleures vidéos. ... Read more about "Invitation à la remise des prix "Hautes résolutions pour l'ingénierie""
Bike to Work 2017 is here! We cordially invite you to participate in this new edition. In May and June, come on campus by bike! Our goal is to beat last year’s record, with 525 participants and a total distance of 131'539 km! In addition to many prizes, participants will get invitations to special events ... Read more about "Bike to work 2017"
10:00-17:00 Hall du CO
Come by and relax at the No Stress Day on 29 May 2017 in the hall of CO. Free resources, information and workshops are offered all day long! Shiatsu : sessions of 15min/person, from 10h to 17h Guided Meditation : 2 sessions of 30min, at 11h30 and at 13h Laughing Yoga : 2 sessions of ... Read more about "Stress? No Stress !"
By Point Santé, Shiatsu, Guided Meditation, Laughing Yoga, Massages, Dynamic Relaxation ...
On June 8th over 80 classes will be on the EPFL site ! Every year, 7th and 8th grade schools are invited to EPFL for a day to discover sciences and technology. Registration is compulsory. Thank you for visiting our website to get more information. And a warm THANK YOU to all professors, researchers, scientific ... Read more about "Classes' Day"
The AIT program aims to support scientists in transforming their high-level applied research into market application and discovering their entrepreneurial potential. By connecting scientists from top institutions in Switzerland and India/Brazil, the program promotes an international network and enables access to one of the most promising markets and intellectual capitals in applied research. If you: ... Read more about "Academia-Industry Training Camps"
Horizon 2020 - Applicants Training for Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships This event is a one-day training for researchers planning to apply to the 2017 Marie-Curie Individual Fellowship Call. You will work with an example proposal, get insight into the evaluation process and have the possibility to learn from a successful applicant. At the time of ... Read more about "[MARIE SKLODOWSKA CURIE I WORKSHOP]"
The Research Office is organising a 1-hour meeting on June 1st during which you will have the chance to meet Mrs. Katja Wirth and Judith Zbinden, from the Euresearch Head Office. If you are planning to apply for the ERC Advanced Grant 2017, this is the perfect opportunity to discuss your application with the Swiss ... Read more about "[ERC I WORKSHOP ADVANCED GRANT 2017]"
09:00-11:30 salle BI A2 448
The aim of this workshop is to help participants identify and eliminate text, images and codes that may be interpreted as plagiarism to the PhD supervisor, an expert or a journal reviewer. At the end of this workshop, you will be able to: Explain the difference between incorrect referencing and plagiarism. Use i-thenticate to correct ... Read more about "Stay away from plagiarism!"
By Ingrid Le Duc & Raphaël Grolimund
12:10-13:30 CE 1 1
The Research Office (ReO) is organising a lunch meeting to present you postdoctoral fellowship & mobility funding opportunities. When: Tuesday, June 13, 2017 (12:10 - 13:30) Venue: CE 1 1 Programme: 12.10 - 12.30: Postdoctoral fellowships: tips and overview of opportunities Research Office 12.30 - 13.00: Focus on Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Fellowship Opportunities Pascale ... Read more about "[POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP & MOBILITY I WORKSHOP]"
16:45-18:30 Gare de Lausanne (rendez-vous dans le hall principal, près de l’indicateur général)
L’ASFI (Association Suisse des Femmes Ingénieures) et les CFF vous invitent le mardi 13 juin 2017 à une visite du Projet Léman 2030 à Lausanne (programme en annexe). Les CFF tablent sur une hausse de la fréquentation de la ligne Lausanne–Genève, qui devrait atteindre 100 000 voyageurs par jour. Cela représente un doublement du trafic ... Read more about "Léman 2030: visite des places de travail aux CFF"
Come and meet the Vice Presidency for Research! The Vice Presidency for Research (VPR) is organising a half day meeting to give new professors at EPFL the opportunity to meet all the services of the VPR. The VPR determines and implements the research strategy of EPFL. It is responsible for research contracts, technology transfer, scientific ... Read more about "Presentation of the Vice Presidency for Research"
Call for proposal
Funding through the current call aims to attract scientists form other fields into metabolism. This call will favor collaborative projects that cross boundaries between metabolism/nutrition and engineering or medicine, or projects that develop or apply a systems approach to the study of nutrition and metabolism. Funding will encourage projects that involve EPFL research groups or ... Read more about "The Kristian Gerhard Jebsen Calls for projects in Metabolism and Nutrition proposals"
Computational Tools for PD Therapeutic Development The Computational Science Program seeks to enable development of technologies in biomedical computing, informatics, and data science for Parkinson’s disease (PD) therapeutic development. The Michael J. Fox Foundation aims to support development of computational tools to facilitate production of novel biomedical measures relevant to defining PD. Pre-Proposals deadline: 31st ... Read more about "[M. J. FOX FOUNDATION I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
La Fondation Pierre Mercier pour la Science a pour but de soutenir des projets scientifiques originaux, essentiellement en recherche fondamentale, appliquée ou clinique dans le domaine biomédical, ainsi que de s'intéresser aux divers moyens de remédier au déséquilibre provoqué par l'industrialisation sur l'écologie et la santé. Submission deadline: 1st June 2017 Funding: N/A Duration: 2 ... Read more about "[FONDATION PIERRE MERCIER I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
The Fulbright Program is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. Government, designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. The Fulbright Program in Switzerland offers two different programmes: Fulbright Foreign Student Program: to pursue a Master’s or Ph.D. degree; non-degree coursework; ... Read more about "[FULBRIGHT I EXCHANGE]"
The Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d programme) is a joint funding initiative by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF). The r4d programme supports research aimed at solving global problems with a focus on least developed, low and middle income countries. The ... Read more about "[R4D PROGRAMME I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
BRIDGE is a joint programme conducted by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and the Commission for Technology and Innovation (CTI). It offers new funding opportunities at the intersection of basic research and science-based innovation, thereby supplementing the funding activities of the two organisations. Bridge Proof of Concept projects support young researchers (see eligibility criteria ... Read more about "[BRIDGE I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
The Huawei Innovation Research Program OPEN The Huawei Innovation Research Program (HIRP) provides funding opportunities to leading universities and research institutes conducting innovative research in communication technology, computer science, engineering, and related fields. HIRP seeks to identify and support world-class, full-time faculty members pursuing innovation of mutual interest. Outstanding HIRP winners may be invited to ... Read more about "[HIRP I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
Innovation projects between Switzerland and South Korea The call for joint innovation projects is aimed at companies and research institutions in Switzerland and South Korea (consortia) looking to carry out a joint science-based and market-oriented innovation project. For Swiss researchers CTI rules apply. Deadlines: 19th of June 2017 Funding : unknown Duration : maximum 3 ... Read more about "[CTI I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
6th Call for Proposals - Clean Sky 2 Clean Sky is the largest European research programme developing innovative, cutting-edge technology aimed at reducing CO2, gas emissions and noise levels produced by aircraft. Funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme, Clean Sky contributes to strengthening European aero-industry collaboration, global leadership and competitiveness. Submission Deadline: 21 June ... Read more about "[CLEAN SKY 2 I RESEARCH FUNDING]"
EARLY BIRD Registration until SEPTEMBER 1st, 2017! Abstract submission deadline: 15 September 2017 This Life Sciences Symposium will be held from 24 to 26 October 2017 (2.5 days) at the EPFL campus/STCC. The 1st day/October 24th 2017 is open to the public and the entrance is free, however registration is mandatory. French/English translation will be ... Read more about "Frontiers in Metabolism 2017 "From systems physiology to precision medicine": REGISTRATION DEADLINE"
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