Sixth Summer School


Sixth Summer School on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing

May 30 – July 12, 2019 
Electronics and Communication Sciences Unit
Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata

Call for Participation

D. P. Mukherjee
B. Chanda
S. Das
P. P. Mohanta
S. Santra
S. S. Mallick
B. Santra
R. Mandal
S. Sanyal
A. Gupta
S. Choudhury
S. Das
D. Kundu
S. Seal

School Coordinator
P. P. Mohanta

Important Dates

Application starts:

April 22, 2019

Application ends:
May 06, 2019
May 09, 2019 (Extended)
Selection notification:
May 10, 2019

Commencement of the school:

May 30, 2019


Tel: 033-2575 2913 / 2900
Fax: 033-2575 2914

Objective: Like previous years, this summer school will offer tutorial lectures to provide access to the research areas in Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing. The school is open to the undergraduate students (2 nd year onwards) of Computer Science, Electronics, Electrical, Information Technology and related subjects. Few graduate students may be selected. Some of the advanced lectures will present popular and useful applications and open research problems. Each participant will have to complete a project related to the theme of the school.

Speakers: The speakers from Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) have been carrying out basic and applied research in areas but not limited to pattern recognition, computer vision, image and video processing. Besides contributing regularly to national and international journals and conferences, they publish books, serve in journal editorial boards, collaborate with several national and international universities, organize international conferences and
supervise postgraduate research.

Application Procedure: Interested candidates are requested to apply online in the prescribed format. The application link will be active during April 22, 2019 to May 06, 2019 in . A statement of purpose (within 1000 characters) is a mandatory requirement during the filling up of the application form. Also a letter of recommendation/permission from the Dean of Studies or Head of the Department of the respective institute/organization must be uploaded during submission of the application form. Short-listed candidates will be informed individually by email.

Attendance in all lectures and completion of the project are mandatory to fulfill the requirement of the completion of the school. Candidates having other academic commitments during May 30 – July 12, 2019 should not apply.

Project Work: Each participant will be assigned a mentor to carry out the project work. He/she will have to complete and then present the project as per schedule provided during the school. ISI will not provide any computing resources for performing the project work. However, some space inside the ISI, Kolkata premises may be arranged to work using own computing resources.

TA/DA, Accommodation: There is no provision to pay travelling and dearness allowances for attending the school. However, candidates with outstanding academic record needing financial assistance may be provided with limited financial support. A limited number of chargeable accommodation may be arranged for outstation participants based on the requests received first come first serve basis.

Venue: Electronics and Communication Sciences Unit,
       Indian Statistical Institute,
       203 B. T. Road,
       Kolkata – 700108,
       Tel: 033-2575 2913 / 2900,