News from Visual Intelligence

Machine learning talk at University of Bristol Summer school

September 8, 2021

Director of Visual Intelligence Robert Jenssen gave a talk at the BIAS Summer school at University of Bristol. The talk describes how deep learning is leveraged in computer vision in an industrial innovation project for monitoring power lines in Norway.

Arbeidet hans sparer forskerne for store ressurser, og åpner for et selvstyrt fiskeri

August 26, 2021

I fremtiden kan det bli langt lettere å bruke kunstig intelligens til å finne riktig fangst. Det sørger en helt ny algoritme for.

The Alan Turing Institute to work with Visual Intelligence on AI research

July 7, 2021

The Alan Turing Institute and Visual Intelligence have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the intention to set up exciting avenues for joint research.

Har «kapret» internasjonal avtale

July 7, 2021

Senter for forskningsdrevet innovasjon, Visual Intelligence, som ledes fra UiT Norges arktiske universitet, har inngått en avtale med The Alan Turing Institute.

Paper published in International Journal of Remote Sensing

June 28, 2021

Qinghui Liu, Michael Kampffmeyer, Robert Jenssen and Arnt-Børre Salberg have published their paper Self-constructing graph neural networks to model long-range pixel dependencies for semantic segmentation of remote sensing images in International Journal of Remote Sensing.

New paper published in Machine Learning (2021)

June 24, 2021

Ahcène Boubekki, Michael Kampffmeyer, Ulf Brefeld and Robert Jenssen have published their paper Joint optimization of an autoencoder for clustering and embedding in journal Machine Learning (2021).

Stream our latest seminars

May 27, 2021

Did you miss any of our recent seminars? When we host seminars and events we often record relevant talks and presentations and make them available at our youtube channel. You can access all our content through our "outreach" page.

Visual Intelligence Graduate School (VIGS)

May 20, 2021

SFI Visual Intelligence is organizing a graduate school for early career research fellows connected to Visual Intelligence. VIGS aims at connecting research fellows across our different research institutions to build social and professional networks.

Annual report 2020

May 20, 2021

SFI Visual Intelligence has published the annual report for 2020. The report is approved by the Visual Intelligence board and available for download as a pdf document under "publicity".

Reaching out to the next generation of doctors

May 7, 2021

Visual Intelligence Director Robert Jenssen gave a talk about AI in future medicine and health for the Norwegian Medical Students Association at “Verdensteateret” in Tromsø. The talk outlined the role of SFI Visual Intelligence as a research centre and dominant actor within ...

Midnight Sun Conference for Patient-Centered Artificial Intelligence 2021

April 20, 2021

Visual Intelligence is co-hosting the Midnight sun conference 2021 June 15-16 together with prominent partners in health research in Norway. The conference will be a hybrid physical/digital event and registration is now open.

New master program in artificial intelligence at UiT

March 30, 2021

The 5-year master's program accepts its first students Fall 2021. The program will provides a broad and solid foundation for working with artificial intelligence through classes in informatics, mathematics, statistics and specialized subjects on artificial intelligence.

Visual Intelligence's health research on the agenda

March 24, 2021

Director Robert Jenssen gave an overview of the priorities and activities of Visual Intelligence for health research for the Board of the Northern Norway Regional Health Authority (Helse Nord). Helse Nord is governed by the Ministry of Health and Care Services.

Presentation of VI health research at NSG

March 24, 2021

Director Robert Jenssen gave an overview of the health research activities and priorities within the centre in a talk to the Norwegian coordination group for the specialist health care services (Nasjonal samarbeidsgruppe for helseforskning i spesialisthelsetjen - NSG).

Keynote talk at Nordic health technology conference

March 16, 2021

Visual Intelligence Director Robert Jenssen gave a keynote talk at the Nordic Conference on Patient-oriented Products, March 16th 2021. The talk was entitled "Machine learning for risk analysis and personalized medicine using data from electronic health records and PET imaging".

Keynote talk at deep learning conference

March 16, 2021

Visual Intelligence Director Robert Jenssen gave the opening keynote talk at the Swedish Symposia on Deep Learning and Image Analysis, organized online 15th March 2021. The talk was entitled "Industrial and basic deep learning research for computer vision with limited labels".

Stream VI-seminars online

February 4, 2021

Some of the recent talks from Visual Intelligence is now available for streaming on youtube. Recently we made available the opening lectures, VI seminars, and our workshop on limited training data. We continuously post our recorded webinars on the channel, so check it out.

NLDL 2021 is complete

January 21, 2021

Northern Lights Deep Learning Workshop 2021 is over and we are very happy with how it turned out! We want to thank all the contributors and the researchers from around the world that presented their work. We look forward to host NLDL also in 2022, but then physically in Tromsø!

Visual Intelligence is officially opened!

January 14, 2021

The official opening of SFI Visual Intelligence was successfully arranged as a digital event today. We are now ready to commence our research and innovation to tackle some of the large challenges in deep learning and AI, along with our partners.

Updated program for the Official opening of SFI Visual Intelligence!

January 11, 2021

We have now published the updated program for the official opening of our research center January 14, 2021. Please check out the event to see the program and get the streaming link.

Norway Health Tech webinar - Artificial intelligence in the Norwegian health services

January 4, 2021

The Norwegian health services have a great potential when it comes to development and utilization of artificial intelligence and digital health technologies. Visual Intelligence is an important contributor within research and development and present our strategy at the webinar.

New podcast series from Norwegian Artificial Intelligence Research Consortium (NORA)

January 4, 2021

Centre leader of Visual Intelligence Robert Jenssen guested the new podcast from NORA. The podcast is hosed by Klas Pettersen, CEO of NORA, and Morten Goodwin, Professor of University of Agder. The podcast aims at discussing artificial intelligence in depth.

Updated program for the Visual Intelligence kickoff

December 22, 2020

We have released the program for the Visual Intelligence kickoff, January 15 2021. Please see the event program for more information.

Give feedback on the new Visual Intelligence website!

December 14, 2020

The website of Visual Intelligence is getting ready for launch. It is still under development, so if you have any feedback, find any bugs or poor formulations, please do not hesitate to contact us using our contact form.

Northern Lights Deep Learning Workshop 2021

December 7, 2020

NLDL 2021 will be a digital conference hosted by the UiT Machine Learning Group and Visual Intelligence January 18-20. The program includes a Mini Deep Learning School the 18th and is followed by a tight program the rest of the week.

Visual Intelligence opening kickoff

December 7, 2020

The Visual Intelligence kickoff event will take place January 15, 2021 at Forskningsparken and at a digital venue.

Official opening of Visual Intelligence research centre!

December 7, 2020

January 14, 2021 the official opening of SFI Visual Intelligence will be organized at the UiT - The Arctic University of Norway. Anne Husebekk, the rector of UiT will be giving a speech at the opening ceremony.