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Summer REU Lunch and Learn: How to do Research Part 1: Coming Up to Speed

Event Type
Illinois Computer Science
wifi event
Jun 2, 2021   12:00 - 1:00 pm  
Jancie Harris
Originating Calendar
Computer Science Summer REU Events

Link to Talk Video:

How to get started on a new research topic. How to do a literature search. How to read a paper. How to identify the researchers you’d like to follow and how to do it. How can you determine what is good research and what isn’t? Importance of reproducibility in open science.


Speakers: Svetlana Lazebnik and Mahesh Viswanathan 

Svetlana Lazebnik:

Svetlana Lazebnik is a professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (U of I). She received her Doctor of Philosophy degree in Computer Science at U of I in 2006 and was an Assistant Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 2007 to 2011. Lazebnik’s research specialty is computer vision and her main research themes include scene understanding, joint modeling of images and text, and deep learning techniques for visual recognition problems. Lazebnik’s notable awards include the 2016 Longuet-Higgins Prize at CVPR 2016 for a CVPR 2006 paper with significant impact on computer vision; the 2013 Sloan Research Fellowship; the 2009 Microsoft Research Faculty Fellowship; and the 2008 NSF CAREER Award. Lazebnik is currently Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Computer Vision. She served as Program Chair for the 2012 European Conference on Computer Vision and the 2019 International Conference on Computer Vision.

Mahesh Viswanathan:


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