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Artificial Intelligence with Deep Learning

Postgraduate course. Face-to-face.

Management & Faculty

UPC School

Academic management

  • Giró Nieto, Xavier
    Associate professor at the UPC leading a research team on deep learning for multimedia. He has been a visiting scholar at Columbia University. He is currently working in partnership with the Barcelona Supercomputing Center in projects funded by Facebook, La Caixa, and the Catalan and Spanish public administrations. He has created a broad range of deep learning courses at the ETSETB of UPC.
  • Ruiz Costa-Jussà, Marta
    Doctor of Telecommunications Engineering from UPC. Master's Degree in Language and Speech Technologies and the European Master of Research in Information and Communication Technologies, both by the UPC. He has worked at the LIMSI-CNRS in Paris, at the Media Innovation Center of Barcelona, at the University of São Paulo, at the Infocomm Research Institute of Singapore and at the National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico. He is currently a researcher at Ramón y Cajal from the UPC and leads the DeepVoice and ALLIES projects.

Teaching staff

  • Bellver Bueno, Míriam
    B.S. degree in Telecommunications Engineering in UPC. During the B.S. thesis she started to work in computer vision problems in the Image Processing Group of the university. She also obtained her Master in Telecommunications in the same faculty, and completed the Master Thesis in ETH Zürich. In 2016 she obtained a PhD grant from Obra Social ``la Caixa'' through La Caixa-Severo Ochoa International Doctoral Fellowship program, to do her PhD in the Barcelona Supercomputing Center about computer vision using deep learning. Her main research topics are object detection and image segmentation.
  • Campos Camúñez, Víctor
    BsC and a MsC degrees on Electrical Engineering from UPC. He is currently pursuing his PhD on the intersection between Deep Learning and High Performance Computing at the Barcelona Supercomputing Center, supported by Obra Social "la Caixa" through La Caixa-Severo Ochoa International Doctoral Fellowship program. His research interests focus on large scale machine learning.
  • España i Bonet, Cristina
    PhD in Astrophysics and Cosmology from the UB and Master in Artificial Intelligence from the UB/UPC/URV. She currently works at the Universität des Saarlandes (UDS) and the Deutsche Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz (DFKI), in Germany. Her work encompasses natural language processing, information retrieval and machine learning. Her main interests include multilingual techniques based on classical methods as well as deep learning and applications for languages ​​with few resources.
  • Giró Nieto, Xavier
    Associate professor at the UPC leading a research team on deep learning for multimedia. He has been a visiting scholar at Columbia University. He is currently working in partnership with the Barcelona Supercomputing Center in projects funded by Facebook, La Caixa, and the Catalan and Spanish public administrations. He has created a broad range of deep learning courses at the ETSETB of UPC.
  • Hernando Pericas, Francisco Javier
    Received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in telecommunication engineering from the UPC in 1988 and 1993, respectively. He is currently a Full Professor and the Director of the Research Center for Language and Speech. During the academic year 2002'2003, he was a Visiting Researcher in the Panasonic Speech Technology Laboratory, Santa Barbara, CA, USA. He has led the UPC team in several European, Spanish, and Catalan projects. Founder of Biometric Technologies, S.L. and Herta Security, S.L..
  • Pascual de la Puente, Santiago
    Máster en Ingeniería de Telecomunicaciones por la ETSETB-UPC. Actualmente doctorando en el departamento de Teoría de la Señal y Comunicaciones. La investigación principal de la tesis es sobre deep learning y tecnologías de inteligencia artificial para procesamiento de voz y apilcacions voz a voz. Acumula una experiencia teórica y aplicada de más de 4 años en deep learning y modelos generativos profundos.
  • Ruiz Costa-Jussà, Marta
    Doctor of Telecommunications Engineering from UPC. Master's Degree in Language and Speech Technologies and the European Master of Research in Information and Communication Technologies, both by the UPC. He has worked at the LIMSI-CNRS in Paris, at the Media Innovation Center of Barcelona, at the University of São Paulo, at the Infocomm Research Institute of Singapore and at the National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico. He is currently a researcher at Ramón y Cajal from the UPC and leads the DeepVoice and ALLIES projects.
  • Segura Perales, Carlos
    Associate Researcher at Telefonica Research in Barcelona, Spain. From 2011 to 2015 he worked at the company Herta Security as the Director of Innovation under the Torres Quevedo program, where his main duties were researching and developing algorithms for speaker and face recognition. He has participated in three national research projects and three EU research projects, and has published many scientific papers in peer-reviewed international journals and international conferences. His research interests include deep learning, machine learning. speech processing, computer vision, and more lately, natural language processing and dialog systems.
  • Serrà Julià, Joan
    Doctor in Information Technologies from UPF. He is currently a research scientist in the Telefónica I+D research group. He is an expert in machine learning, deep learning, data mining, audio processing, recommendation systems and metaheuristics. He is co-author of more than 100 scientific publications in various fields, some of them of notable impact, and has participated in several European research projects. He conducts seminars, teaching and divulgation talks, lately always related to deep learning.
  • Torres i Viñals, Jordi
    Professor at UPC and research manager at BSC with 30 years of experience in teaching and research in supercomputing, with important scientific publications and R&D projects in companies and institutions. At the moment his research focuses on supercomputing applied to Artificial Intelligence. He is currently a Board Member of iThinkUPC & UPCnet, and acts as a trainer, mentor and expert for various organizations and companies; In turn, he has also written several technical books, gives lectures and has collaborated with different media, radio and television. More information at https://torres.ai
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Credits:
15 ECTS
(120 teaching hours)

Start date:
Start date:12/02/2019 End date:04/07/2019
Timetable:
Tuesday  18:30 to 21:30Thursday  18:30 to 21:30
Taught at:
Tech Talent Center
C/ de Badajoz, 73-77
Barcelona
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Registration fee:
3.800 €

Language of instruction:
English

Registration open until the beginning of the course or until end of vacancies.

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