Section: Other Grants and Activities
International Grants and Activities
Pulsar is involved in an academic collaboration with MICA and University of Hanoi in Vietnam (a joint PhD has been defended at the beginning of 2009) .
Joint Partnership with Vietnam
Pulsar has been cooperating with the Multimedia Research Center in Hanoi MICA on semantics extraction from multimedia data. Currently we continue through a joint supervision by A. Boucher and M. Thonnat of Thi Lan Le PhD on video retrieval (funded by an AUF grant). Thi Lan Le defended her PhD in February 2009 on the topic: Semantic-based Approach for Image Indexing and Retrieval  ,  .
Shape metrics and statistics
Pulsar is collaborating with Guillermo Sapiro's team, University of Minnesota, about the design of new shape distances and shape statistics. Guillaume Charpiat visited Sapiro's team during 3 weeks this July in Minneapolis.