CfPPP: MLSB-09, SEP 5-6 2009, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 13/07/2009 - 00:00

MLSB 09: 3rd International Workshop on
Machine Learning in Systems Biology
5-6 September 2009, Ljubljana, Slovenia

3 AUG: Poster abstract submission deadline
17 AUG: Early registration deadline

Postdoc and PhD positions in Machine Learning with applications to Proactive Information Retrieval and Bioinformatics

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Wed, 08/07/2009 - 00:00

Helsinki University of Technology

We are looking for two postdocs and one PhD student to join a research group working on machine learning and probabilistic modeling, with applications in bioinformatics, neuroinformatics and information retrieval. The Machine Learning and Bioinformatics Group ( belongs to the Adaptive Informatics Research Centre and the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland.


Call for short papers and abstracts, PRIB 2009

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Fri, 03/07/2009 - 00:00

4th IAPR International Conference in
Pattern Recognition for Bioinformatics (PRIB 2009)
City Hall, Sheffield, United Kingdom
7 - 9 September 2009


Pierre Baldi (University of California, Irvine)
Alvis Brazma (European Bioinformatics Institute, Cambridge)
Gunnar Raetsch (Max Planck Institute, Germany)
Michael Unser (Ecole Polytechnique Federale, Lausanne)


Morpho Challenge 2009: Call for participation

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Thu, 02/07/2009 - 00:00

Please be reminded about the Morpho Challenge 2009 competition which
is part of the PASCAL Challenge Program.

The rules (briefly):
1. Prepare morpheme analysis for the provided word lists
2. The organizers will run evaluations in various tasks and languages
DL for submissions is 1 Aug, 2009.

The Morpho Challenge results workshop will be held in conjunction with
CLEF 2009 (Cross-Language Evaluation Forum) which takes place from 30
September to 2 October in Corfu, Greece.
DL for the papers is extended to 15 Aug, 2009.

More info:

Invitation to Project Exhibition at international conference ECML PKDD 2009

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 29/06/2009 - 00:00

ECML PKDD 2009 ( invites all interested researchers to actively participate in the Project Exhibition presenting posters/demos on their projects.

The goal of the exhibition is mainly networking and exchanging of the results/experience. We would like to help in disseminating the results of different projects related to machine learning and knowledge discovery applications and technologies. We will have boards for hanging posters, but you may additionally bring your notebook to show demos, ...

Call for Participation: ECML PKDD 2009 - early registration deadline approaching!

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Mon, 29/06/2009 - 00:00

The European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML PKDD) will take place in Bled, Slovenia, from September 7th to 11th, 2009. This event builds upon a very successful series of 19 ECML and 12 PKDD conferences, which have been jointly organized for the past eight years. It has become the major European scientific event in these fields and in 2009 it will comprise presentations of contributed papers and invited speakers, a wide program of workshops and tutorials, a discovery challenge, a demo track and an industrial track.

Machine Learning opportunity with Nokia

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Thu, 25/06/2009 - 00:00

Software Engineer, Machine Learning

Nokia Maps, is looking for excellent Software Engineers with a background in Machine Learning and/or Information Retrieval. We are filling positions in this area both at the PhD-level (Senior Software Engineer) and on the M.Sc.-level (Software Engineer).

Postdoctoral position in Machine Learning/Computational Biology in Tübingen, Germany

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Wed, 24/06/2009 - 00:00

Machine Learning in Biology Group on the Max Planck Campus
Tuebingen, Germany *

Group Description

PhD thesis grant: machine learning and multimodal data

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Tue, 23/06/2009 - 00:00

The research labs LIF ( and LSIS ( together propose a PhD thesis in machine learning applied to multimedia data, within the « Web Multimedia Mining » research group. The thesis will take place in Marseille and Toulon, south-east of France (french riviera), starting in fall 2009. It is granted by the French Minister of Education and Research for 3 years.

PASCAL VOC 2009 test data available

Posted by Rebecca Martin on Thu, 18/06/2009 - 00:00

We are pleased to announce that the test data for the PASCAL VOC 2009 challenge is now available. Please see the web page for details:

A reminder of the challenge timetable:

* 15 May 2009: Development kit (training and validation data plus
evaluation software) made available.

* 15 June 2009: Test set made available.

* 7 September 2009. Deadline for submission of results.

* 3 October 2009: Workshop in association with ICCV 2009, Kyoto, Japan.

Mark Everingham
Luc Van Gool
Chris Williams
John Winn

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