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ICVSS Computer Vision: a Renaissance

ESSAY COMPETITION - The Social Impact of Computer Vision

Deadline for registration to the competition is: 10 June 2022

Deadline for submission is: 29 June 2022

Essay Title 2022: The societal impact of AI, its dual-use and peacebuilding capabilities. Discuss the topic from a research and innovation perspective, from the standpoint of one world-wide research community

Writing is an integral part of your PhD. Your awareness of the social impact of your research may improve the life of many and our society.

This essay competition focuses on assistive technology powered by computer vision, which may support individuals with a disability and care for the aging population. This competition is a unique experience of writing an essay with other international students on a topic that matters.

This school track is sponsored by the Leonardo-Labs, technology incubators intended to support Leonardo’s long-term research and the development of cutting-edge technologies. With the help of Leonardo Labs and divisions, Leonardo’s objective is to become an “AI Intensive Company”, based mainly on the following themes: Trustworthy A.I., Small Data Scenarios, Synthetic to Real Training, Efficient Deployment.

All students would be entered into the essay competition in groups. All essays would be published on this page. Detailed instructions would be sent via email.

The winners would be invited to present their essays at the essay award ceremony. Most importantly, the winners would be granted the opportunity of an internship at the Leonardo-Labs in Rome, a unique chance to research, innovate and make a difference!

The prize was assigned to

Group 2: Axel De Nardin, Juliette Bertrand, Vincenzo Polizzi, Izzeddin Teeti

Honorable Mention

Group 12: Camillio Quattrocchi, Partha Das, Haiwen Huang and Julian Abbing

Group 10: Ionut Marian Motoi, Furnari Giuseppe, Shalini Maiti, Javier Rodríguez Puigvert, Jason Lin

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