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LIDIAP is the EPFL laboratory of the Idiap Research Institute, an independent non-profit research institute located in Martigny, Valais.

Faculty Members

Idiap Research Institute

Artificial Intelligence for Society

The Idiap Research Institute is an independent, nonprofit research foundation affiliated with the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL). Its activities encompass basic research, training (graduate and post-graduate level), and technology transfer activities in the area of Artificial Intelligence for Society including, among others, multimedia information management, human-computer interaction, perceptual and cognitive systems, natural language processing and understanding, social media, biometric person recognition, multimodal information interfaces, applied artificial intelligence (AI) and large-scale machine learning.

Idiap research groups:

Speech & Audio Processing
    Hervé Bourlard (EPFL Professor)
    Phil Garner
    Mathew Magimai-­Doss
    Petr Motlicek

Social Computing
    Daniel Gatica-Perez (EPFL Adjunct Professor)
Machine Learning
    François Fleuret (EPFL Maître d’enseignement et de recherche)
Perception and Activity Understanding
    Jean-Marc Odobez (EPFL Maître d’enseignement et de recherche)
Biometrics Security and Privacy
    Sébastien Marcel
Natural Language Understanding
     James Henderson
Robot Learning & Interaction
    Sylvain Calinon
Computational Bioimaging
    Michael Liebling
Uncertainty Quantification and Optimal Design
    David Ginsbourger
Biosignal Processing
   André Anjos

Idiap is active in ten application areas:

  1. HUMAN-HUMAN, HUMAN-MACHINE & HUMAN-ROBOT INTERACTION
  2. EXPLOITATION OF RICH MULTIMEDIA ARCHIVES
  3. COLLABORATIVE AND CREATIVE SYSTEMS
  4. MOBILE SYSTEMS
  5. ENERGY MANAGEMENT
  6. HEALTH AND BIO-ENGINEERING
  7. SECURITY AND RISK MANAGEMENT
  8. SMART CITIES
  9. ENTERTAINMENT AND GAMES
  10. HOME AUTOMATION (DOMOTICS)