IMScience, previously VIPLAB, is a research lab hosted at and
certified by PUC Minas (Belo Horizonte Campus, Brazil), and it has
started its operation in 2004. The main project areas are: digital
image, video and audio processing; multimedia indexing and retrieval;
multimedia content analysis. Many projects have been conducted with
cooperation of other institutions and/or labs, such as NPDI/DCC/UFMG,
IC/UNICAMP, TEXMEX/IRISA and ESIEE/FRANCE. And, besides the projects
developed with the participation of several graduate and undergraduate
students, IMScience has also been involved in bilateral programs for
international cooperation such as FAPEMIG-INRIA, CAPES-BRAFITEC and
Portuguese) Estamos recrutando alunos de Iniciação Científica e Trabalho
de Conclusão de Curso para atuar diversos projetos. Para informações
adicionais, acesse Oportunidades.
partnership between IMScience and ESCO have started in Dec 2020 in order
to apply image analysis to identify ground engaging tool.
IMScience leads the Observatório COVID at PUC Minas. Other
researches groups also participate of this initiative: LEASDLE, Graduate
Program in Geography and Graduate Program in Dentistry.
IMScience was officially considered, in 2020, as an Associated
Team of LinkMedia Team (IRISA/France).
Acceptance of CAPES/COFECUB project involving Brazil-France being
coordinated by Prof. Silvio - December, 2018
Multimedia information processing (= audio, images, videos, …)
large unstructured database (or semi-structured)
modals for describing the information (= multimodality)
ways for describing the information (= multifeature)
Approaches in different
Selection and combining of descriptors/ Data indexing and retrieval
Data mining / Identification of components: objs, people, places,…
Knowledge discovery: violency, trend topics, …
Computer Science Department, Av. Dom José Gaspar, 500 - Coração
Eucarístico - BH/MG/Brazil - CEP: 30535-901