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VICG presents two papers at 32nd Sibgrapi

VICG members presented two papers at 32nd Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images (SIBGRAPI) in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Erasmo A. Silva (Ph.D. student) presented the paper "A novel visual approach for enhanced attribute analysis and selection", and Fernando P. dos Santos (Ph.D. student) presented the paper "Alignment of Local and Global Features from Multiple Layers of Convolutional Neural Network for Image Classification".

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2º Workshop on analysis of acoustic landscapes

Members of VICG will discuss data analysis approaches to help analysts of acoustic data that attempt to understand the relationships between sounds and the natural landscapes that generate them. They will continue the discussions started in the previous meetings (the first workshop happened last September and continued in other meetings), present new results and define new problems to delve into. Beyond our researchers, the meeting will have the participation of researchers from UNESP, Politécnica/USP, UFRJ, UMC, UNIFAL-MG, UFRN, UFAC, all of them from Brazil and QUT (Universidade de Tecnologia de Queensland). The event will occur on September 16th, in the ICMC-USP.


PhD double degree agreements with Netherlands

The PhD students Rafael M. Martins and Danilo B. Coimbra, two of our VICG members defended their PhD in Groningen-Netherlands at 29th of February and 18th of March, respectively. As part of the PhD double degree agreement between ICMC-USP and RUG, both students must defend in both institutions that promotes the agreement to fulfill the requirements to obtain the PhD double degree. Although both PhD ceremonies are similar in terms of work discussion/argumentation, they also have some differences. While RuG ceremony is composed of 8 professors and take 45 minutes, ICMC-USP has a presentation before the discussion, 6 professors and can take up to 4 hours long.


Best Student Paper Award at CGVC 2015

The paper "Explaining Neighborhood Preservation for Multidimensional Projections", authored by VICG members Rafael Messias Martins and Prof. Rosane Minghim, in collaboration with Prof. Alexandru C. Telea from the University of Groningen (Netherlands), received the Best Student Paper Award at the 2015 EGUK Computer Graphics & Visual Computing (CGVC), held at University College London, UK, 16-17 September 2015.

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Honorable Mention Award for Concentric Radviz

The paper "Concentric Radviz: Visual Exploration of Multi-Task Classification", authored by VICG and VGP members Jorge Piazentin Ono, Fabio Sikansi, Débora Côrrea, Fernando Paulovich, Afonso Paiva and Luis Gustavo Nonato received the Computer Graphics Track Honorable Mention Award at the 28th SIBGRAPI - Conference on Graphics, Images and Patterns, in Salvador - Brazil.


Three papers at 28th Sibgrapi

VICG Members presented three papers in the 28th Conference on Graphics, Patterns and Images (SIBGRAPI) in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Oscar Linares presented the paper "An Adjustable Error Measure for Image Segmentation Evaluation", Vinicius Borges presented the paper"A Highly Accurate Level Set Approach for Segmenting Green Microalgae Images", and Fabio Sikansi presented the paper "Concentric Radviz: Visual Exploration of Multi-Task Classification".

about icmc

Instituto de Ciências Matemáticas e de Computação (ICMC), at University of São Paulo (USP), was created in 1971 and works in the development of scientific research and the training of human resources in Applied Mathematics, Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Optimization, Statistics and their related areas. It is located in Sao Carlos city. ICMC is constituted by four departments with more than 150 faculty members, all of them holding PhD degree.

about university of sao paulo

The University of São Paulo (USP) is a public university, maintained by the State of São Paulo and affiliated with the State Secretariat of Economic, Scientific and Technological Development. Various world rankings, created to measure the quality of universities according to various criteria, particularly those related to scientific productivity, have widely recognized the talent and dedication of USP professors, students and employees.

about são carlos

São Carlos is a city located 230km north of São Paulo city, which has two important public universities, two Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation centers and several multinational companies. The city is associated with innovation and the development of high-level technology, incubators and technology-based companies.