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CIMI workshop

"Optimization and Statistics in Image Processing"

24 - 28 June 2013, Toulouse

The CIMI workshop on "Optimization and statistics in image processing" will be held in Toulouse in June 2013.

The scientific program includes invited talks on methodological aspects of image processing and vision such as statistical methods, non linear programming, integer programming, sparsity, learning; and applied aspects of image processing and vision such as image restoration and segmentation, motion estimation or pattern analysis.

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If some of your production has benefited from the thematic trimester on image processing, please acknowledge it with the sentence:

"This work was performed during the Thematic Trimester on image processing of the CIMI Excellence Laboratory which was held in Toulouse, France, during the period May-June-July 2013.”

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Invited speakers

Fredrik Andersson (Math. Dept., Lund University, Sweden) Slides/Abstract
José M. Bioucas-Dias (Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa, Portugal) Slides/Abstract
Raymond Chan (Math. Dept, Chinese University of Hong-Kong) Slides/Abstract
Philippe Ciuciu (LNAO, CEA Saclay, France) Slides/Abstract
Daniel Cremers (CVIA, Technische Universität München, Germany) Abstract
Michael Davies (School of Eng. & Electron., University of Edinburgh, Scotland) Abstract
Xavier Descombes (INRIA Sophia-Antipolis, France) Slides/Abstract
Yonina Eldar (EE Dept., Technion, Israel) Slides/Abstract
Jalal Fadili (GREYC, Université de Caen, France) Slides/Abstract
Jeffrey Fessler (EECS Dept., University of Michigan, Unites States) Slides/Abstract
Mário Figueiredo (ECE Dept., Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa, Portugal) Slides/Abstract
Alfred Hero (EECS Dept., University of Michigan, Unites States) Slides/Abstract
Cédric Herzet (Fluminance, INRIA Rennes, France) Slides/Abstract
Jérôme Idier (ADTSI, IRCCyN, France) Slides/Abstract
Clem Karl (ECE Dept., Boston University, USA) Slides/Abstract
Olivier Lezoray (GREYC, Université de Caen, France) Slides/Abstract
Stephen McLaughlin (School of Eng. & Phys. Science, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland) Slides/Abstract
Peyman Milanfar (EE Dept., University of California, Santa Cruz, USA) Slides/Abstract
Rafael Molina (CS Dept., Universidad de Granada, Spain) Slides/Abstract
Boaz Nadler (CS & Applied Math. Dept., Weizmann Inst. of Science, Israel) Slides/Abstract
Mila Nikolova (CMLA, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, France) Abstract
J.-C. Olivo-Marin (BIA, Institut Pasteur, France) Abstract
Gabriel Peyré (CEREMADE, Université Paris Dauphine, France) Slides/Abstract
Françoise Peyrin (CREATIS, INSA de Lyon, France) Abstract
Guillermo Sapiro (ECE Dept., University of Minnesota, USA) Slides/Abstract
Gabriele Steidl (Math. Dept, Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany) Slides/Abstract
Jean-Philippe Thiran (LTS5, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland) Slides/Abstract
Pierre Vandergheynst (LTS2, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland) Slides/Abstract
Ami Wiesel (SCSE, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel) Slides/Abstract

Technical program


A program at-a-glance is available online here. A pdf version of the program is available online here.
Slides of the talks are provided below (when available).

Poster sessions

Participants are invited to present their work in poster sessions that will be held during the workshop.


Registration is now closed.

Confirmed attendees

To consult the list of the confirmed attendees, please follow this link.

Organizing committees

Scientific committee

José Bioucas Dias (Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa, Portugal)
Yonina Eldar (Technion, Haifa, Israel)
Alfred Hero (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Unites States)
Denis Kouamé (IRIT, University of Toulouse, France)
François Malgouyres (IMT, University of Toulouse, France)
Peyman Milanfar (University of California, Santa Cruz, USA)
Jean-Yves Tourneret (IRIT, University of Toulouse, France)

Local committee

Adrian Basarab (IRIT, University of Toulouse, France)
Nicolas Dobigeon (IRIT, University of Toulouse, France)
Jean-Michel Loubes (IMT, University of Toulouse, France)
Herwig Wendt (IRIT, University of Toulouse, France)



24 - 28 June 2013


Amphi Schwartz, building 1R3, University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France :

Instructions to reach the campus
Direction to the campus and map of the campus
Tourist information on Toulouse
Toulouse on wikitravel


The workshop local committee has negociated some preferential rates with two hotels (Appart-hôtel Clément Ader and Appart-hôtel Guillaumet) from Monday, 24 to Friday, 28. To take advantage of these special rates, you will be asked to provide the code that has been sent after the registration process.

Privilège Appart-hôtel Clément Ader****

Location: 23, rue de Bayard 31000 Toulouse.
Apartment fully furnished, 2 rooms: 200€/night 150€/night.
Breakfast: 16€ 12€.
Local tax: 1.50€/night/person.
Full description: here.

Privilège Appart-hôtel Guillaumet***

Location: 36, Grande Rue Saint Michel 31400 Toulouse.
Apartment fully furnished, 2 rooms (from 33 to 43 m2): 110€/night.
Apartment fully furnished, 1 room (27 m2): 80€/night.
Breakfast: 10€. Local tax: 0.90€/night/person.
Full description: here.

Other hotels recommended by the organizers

Some very well located and comfortable hotels, near metro stations (Jean-Jaurès or François Verdier):

Other choices, less expensive, but also well located:


Scientific sponsors