Neural networks, computer vision and how to work with machine learning

Instituto Principia's You Science Series


November 11, 2021
2:00pm to 3:00pm
Virtual Participation

Instituto Principia (São Paulo, Brazil) You Science Series presents
2021-1101 - de Siqueira - Instituto Principia event bannerPT-BR: Redes neurais, visão computacional e como trabalhar com aprendizagem de máquina
EN: Neural networks, computer vision and how to work with machine learning
Date: Thursday, November 11, 2021
Time: 7:00 PM Brasília  / 2:00 PM Pacific

BIDS Data Science Outreach Lead Alexandre Fioravante de Siqueira presented this talk as part of the You Science Series, which is offered by the Instituto Principia in São Paulo, Brazil, to provide information for early-career data scientists as they explore new tools and navigate new career paths. This event was presented in Brazilian Portuguese, with English transcript available.


Alex de Siqueira

Assistant Project Scientist

Alex de Siqueira is a postdoctoral researcher at BIDS, working on open source algorithms for processing computed tomography (CT) 3D images. He received his MS and PhD from the State University of São Paulo, Brazil, applying image processing tools to tackle challenges in materials science and geochronology. A core developer of scikit-image, he is an open source and free software enthusiast since his first contact with Linux, in 2000, contributing to several projects and events in Latin America and Europe. Alex also worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the State University of Campinas, Brazil, and the TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany, where he created pytracks and wrote Octave - Your first steps on scientific programming (in Brazilian Portuguese).