Social Signal Processing: State of the Art and Prospects

July 18-22, 2010 – Sestri Levante (GE), Italy


This school follows the series of intensive courses (VIPS Schools), aimed at PhD students and researchers in the areas of Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition and Image Processing.

It is organized and sponsored by the PLUS (Pattern analysis, Learning, and image Understanding Systems) laboratory of the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Genova (Italy) jointly with the VIPS (Vision, Image Processing, and Sound) lab of the University of Verona.
The course is residential, spanning 5 days, so that attendees can install a more productive interaction with the lecturers. The maximum number of participants is limited to 50 persons. In case of a larger number of applications, priority will be given to PhD students.

Invited speakers:

Daniel Gatica-Perez
IDIAP, Switzerland

Alessandro Vinciarelli
University of Glasgow (Scotland)


Vittorio Murino

Local Organizers and Program Managers:

Vittorio Murino, Marco Cristani, Manuele Bicego, Alessio Del Bue, Reza Sabzevari, Michele Stoppa, Pietro Salvagnini

School Secretary:

Iulia Manolache





The 1ø Advanced School is supported by GIRPR, (Gruppo Italiano Ricercatori in Pattern Recognition)



The school will be held in the same period of the RobotCub Summer School, see the link of the edition of the last year http://www.robotcub.org/summerschool