News from Visual Intelligence

Visual Intelligence researchers featured in "Abels Tårn"

April 12, 2024

Visual Intelligence researchers featured in "Abels Tårn"Visual Intelligence researchers from UiT Machine Learning Group and the University Hospital of North Norway (UNN) were recently featured in the "Abels Tårn" spin-off show "Den store serien om KI".

Pascal Fua visits Visual Intelligence in Tromsø

April 9, 2024

While visiting Tromsø, Fua held two talks on the topics of "Deep Uncertainty" and "Deep 3D Surface Meshes" for students and researchers at UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

Visual Intelligence Annual Report 2023: Now Available

April 9, 2024

The report showcases Visual Intelligence's activities, results, staff and funding throughout the past year, serving as a detailed compilation of our researchers' efforts towards further development within the centre's four main innovation areas and solving our four research chall UiT-forskere peker på tre løsninger for mindre skjev KI

March 31, 2024

Kunstig intelligens treffer dårligere på kvinner enn menn. Skjevhet i dataene er hovedutfordringen, mener Suaiba Salahuddin, som peker på tre forbedringsmuligheter.

Invited talk at conference organized by the Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries

March 25, 2024

Visual Intelligence Director Robert Jenssen recently gave an invited talk at the CatchID conference organized in Tromsø from 19th-20th March 2024 by the Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries.

Visual Intelligence researcher invited to prestigious conference for Nobel Prize winners

March 22, 2024

The exclusive Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings gather 650 distinguished scientists and 30 Nobel Prize winners from across the world and places strict requirements in terms of academic and scientific quality. – A great honor, says associate professor Elisabeth Wetzer.

Addressed the uses and misuses of AI in invited talk

March 20, 2024

Director Robert Jenssen gave a talk on the uses and misuses of artificial intelligence for members of the seniors association at UiT The Arctic University of Norway. The UiT seniors association consists of former academic and administrative employees at the university.

Norwegian Computing Center presented VI work at The Biennial Geophysical Seminar

March 19, 2024

Researcher Anders U. Waldeland from The Norwegian Computing Center gave a talk at The Biennial Geophysical Seminar in Kristiansand presenting work from Visual Intelligence on seismic structure search using a neural network trained with self-supervised learning.

Visual Intelligence visited by state secretary Tomas Norvoll

March 18, 2024

State secretary Tomas Norvoll visited Visual Intelligence and was given a tour at the PET center at The University Hospital of North Norway by centre director Robert Jenssen and associate professor Samuel Kuttner to learn more about research and innovation within PET and AI.

Collaborative paper with The Alan Turing Institute and the British Antarctic Survey accepted in IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters

March 18, 2024

We are thrilled to announce that the paper "Interrogating Sea Ice Predictability With Gradients", a collaborative paper between Visual Intelligence, The Alan Turing Institute and the British Antarctic Survey, has been accepted in IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters.

Successful PhD defense by Srishti Gautam

March 15, 2024

We congratulate Srishti Gautam for successfully defending her PhD thesis and achieving the PhD degree in Science at UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

Highly successful Pitch Day at UiT

March 14, 2024

Thank you to all students and invited presenters who participated in the Pitch Day at UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

High schoolers visited Visual Intelligence in Tromsø

March 13, 2024

We were happy to host a school class from Kongsbakken upper secondary school at UiT Norges arktiske universitet on March 13th.

Visual Intelligence meeting with state secretary from Ministry of Health and Care Services

March 12, 2024

Visual Intelligence director Robert Jenssen recently met with State Secretary Ellen Rønning-Arnesen of Ministry of Health and Care Services.

- UiT har en viktig rolle i utviklingen av KI i nord

March 12, 2024

Det sier førsteamanuensis Kristoffer Wickstrøm. På NHO Arktis sin årskonferanse i Alta delte han innsikt om KI-potensialet og argumenterte for hvorfor nordnorske bedrifter bør investere i denne teknologien. (Norwegian article).

Co-director Line Eikvil featured in top list of 50 most influential tech women in Norway

March 8, 2024

Congratulations to Visual Intelligence co-director Line Eikvil, who was featured on the Abelia and ODA Network's list of the fifty most influential tech women in Norway!

What causes an AI program to treat genders differently?

March 8, 2024

Artificial intelligence tends to perform worse on women, but why? What can be done to ensure that AI-related technologies work well for everyone?

Solid Visual Intelligence representation at UiT Open Days

March 7, 2024

Our Visual Intelligence researchers had a delightful time talking about the AI study programme to high school pupils at this year's Open Day events at UiT.

Gave talks to students during UiT Career Days

March 6, 2024

Associate professor Michael Kampffmeyer and centre director Robert Jenssen gave two exciting talks for students at the UiT Career Days 2024

New principal investigators at Visual Intelligence

February 15, 2024

Visual Intelligence congratulates associate professors Elisabeth Wetzer, Ali Ramezani-Kebrya, and Kristoffer Wickstrøm with their recently promoted roles as principal investigators at the research centre.