Courses of year 2016


Hidden Markov Models and Selected Applications

Lecturer: Jon Ander Gómez Adriá

Schedule:

  • October Monday 24th: 11.00-13.00 + 15.00-17.00, room M2.1
  • October Tuesday 25th: 10.00-13.00 + 15.00-18.00, room M1.8
  • October Wednesday 26th: 11.00-13.00, room P0.2 + 14.00-18.00, room P2.1

Program:

Module 1.
   - Definition of Markov models
   - Explanation of Markov models and the particular case of Hidden Markov Models (HMM)
Module 2.
   - Discrete HMM
   - Simple example with small data.
   - Training algorithms: Viterbi and Baum-Welch
Practice A
   - Language detection in texts
   - Python code provided
   - Simple case for testing
   - Exercises
       + Changing parameters to see the effects
       + Introduce more than two languages
Module 3.
   - Semi-continuous HMM
   - Clustering algorithms
   - Training algorithms
Practice B
   - Automatic labeling/segmentation of Speech or Handwritten Text by applying clustering and generating codebooks for representing the real valued vectors.
Module 4.
   - Continuous HMM
   - Gaussian Mixture Models
   - Traning algorithms, version adapted to real valued vectors.
Practice C
   - Automatic labelling/segmentation of Speech or Handwritten Text using GMMs for computing the emission probabilities of HMM states

Exam:
Test

CFD: 5


Handwritten Text Recognition

Lecturer: Moisés Pastor i Gadea

Schedule:

  • November Monday 7th: 15:00 - 18:00 (3 hours), room P2.4
  • November Tuesday 8th: 9:00 - 12:00 (3 hours) and 14:00 - 17:00 (3 hours), room P2.4
  • November Wednesday 9th: 9:00 - 12:00 (3 hours) and 14:00 - 17:00 (3 hours), room P2.2
  • November Thursday 10th: 10:00 - 11:00 exam, room P2.4

Program:

Part I – Introduction to the handwriting recognition problem
Part II - Acquisition and preprocessing of text images
Part III - Cursive handwriting text recognition (HTR)
Part IV - Optical Models for HTR

Exam:

CFD: 5


Data Analytics and Visualization

Lecturer: DBGroup UNIMORE & CINECA

Schedule:
19 - 22 September 2016 @ Ingegneria ""Enzo Ferrari"

Program:
Additional information: http://dbgroup.unimo.it/bigdata_settembre_2016

Exam:

CFD: 6