The first in a series of advanced DyViTo training courses was held from 11-14 March in the beautiful Schloss Rauischholzhausen near Marburg, Germany.
The goal of these workshops is to train ESRs and to allow them to network with experts in the field as well as build relationships with other DyViTo members and partners. The workshop included 15 high level talks covering the following subjects under the umbrella of material perception:
- multisensory integration
- machine learning
- perception of color and light
- computer generated graphics
- Bayesian modeling
- analysis of industrial coatings
- neural mechanisms and brain imaging
Evening poster sessions gave ESRs and external attendees the opportunity to share what they have been working on over the past few months and to develop their communicative skills.
To the credit of organizers, less formal evening sessions were included so as to allow for a more casual flow of ideas and an opportunity to network.
A study of sound
The event also included an immersive acoustic experience as all workshop guests and speakers were invited to experiment with a range of musical and audio equipment.
Guided tour of Landgrafenschloss Marburg (Landgrave Palace)
On Day 3, guests were invited to attend a tour of Landgrave Palace which dates back to the 11th century. Today the palace functions as a museum open to the general public.
All in all, the workshop was a major success thanks to all the speakers and the efforts of Jacob Cheesman and Müge Cavdan who organized everything.
Blog author: Sina Mehraeen