Researcher from Brazil Data Cube Project attends in the International Machine Learning Conference in Germany

INPE’s Image Processing Division researcher Dr. Karine Ferreira represented the Brazil Data Cube team at the 2019 European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML PKDD), was held in Würzburg, Germany, September 16-20, 2019.

The MACLEAN workshop: MAChine Learning for EArth ObservatioN, Dr. Karine presented the paper entitled “Evaluating Distance Measures for Image Series Clustering in Land Use and Cover Monitoring”, of her authored along MSc. Lorena Alves Santos and Dr. Michelle CA Picoli.

Source: Brazil Data Cube Project

The Brazil Data Cube project won a grant to improve the understanding of our planet

The “Brazilian Earth Observation Data Cube using AWS for Land Use and Cover Change” project was chosen among several proposals by the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) and the Amazon Web Services (AWS). It was awarded US$ 60,000 through the Earth Observation Cloud Credits Program

The winners were announced on Monday (10/06) in Washington, United States, during the AWS Public Sector Summit.

The goal of the INPE’s project is to compute, store and process large volumes of satellite images for the automatic generation of land use and cover maps of Brazil. AWS is now helping INPE to archive this goal.

The project team is led by researchers Karine Ferreira, Lubia Vinhas, Gilberto Queiroz, Ricardo Souza, Ieda Sanches, Claudio Almeida and Leila Fonseca, from INPE Earth Observation Coordination (OBT).

“This will increase our ability to work with cloud computing technology on a major issue for our area and for INPE,” says Karine Ferreira, leader of the project.

More information at:

https://aws.amazon.com/pt/blogs/publicsector/announcing-cloud-grants-to-improve-understanding-of-our-planet/

http://earthobservations.org/article.php?id=362

Source: AWS, INPE.