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DH and SHS courses and programs at EPFL

This page lists EPFL courses in the fields of digital humanities (DH) and social and human sciences (SHS).

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Study plans

EPFL Master of Science in Digital Humanities – study plan

EPFL Doctoral Program in Digital Humanities (EDDH)

Courses – 2021/2022

Civil Engineering

CIVIL-557 Decision-aid methodologies in transportation (Tim Hillel)

Communication Systems

COM-480 Data visualization (Laurent Vuillon)
COM-406 Foundations of Data Science (Rudiger Urbanke)

Computer Science

CS-401 Applied data analysis (Robert West)
CS-440 Advanced computer graphics (Wenzel Jakob)
CS-456 Artificial neural networks (Wulfram Gerstner)
CS-413 Computational photography (Sabine Süsstrunk)
CS-442 Computer vision (Pascal Fua)
CS-422 Database systems (Anastasia Ailamaki)
CS-411 Digital education & learning analytics (Pierre Dillenbourg/Patrick Jermann)
CS-423 Distributed information systems (Karl Aberer)
CS-486 Interaction design (Pu Faltings)
CS-431 Introduction to natural language processing (Jean-Cedric Chappelier/Martin Rajman)
CS-433 Machine learning (Martin Jaggi/Nicolas Flammarion)
CS-444 Virtual reality (Ronan Boulic)

Digital Humanities

DH-404 Cultural data sculpting (Sarah Kenderdine)
DH-401 Digital musicology (Martin Rohrmeier)
DH-411 Design research for digital innovation (Nicolas Henchoz)
DH-412 History and the digital (Jérôme Baudry)
DH-500 Computational social media (Daniel Gatica-Perez)
DH-405 Foundation of digital humanities (Frederic Kaplan)
DH-406 Machine learning for DH (Mathieu Salzmann)


EE-559 Deep learning (François Fleuret)
EE-554 Automatic speech processing (Hervé Bourlard)
EE-550 Image and video processing (Touradj Ebrahimi)
ENG-440 Spatial statistics and analysis (Alexis Berne/François Golay)
ENV-444 Exploratory data analysis in environmental health (Stéphane Joost/Idris Guessous)
MICRO-511 Image processing I (Michaël Unser/Dimitri Van De Ville)
MICRO-512 Image processing II (Michaël Unser/Dimitri Van De Ville)


AR-484 Introduction to BIM (Building Information Modeling) (Elise Hautecoeur)
AR-407 Visions and utopias (Nicola Braghieri)
AR-433 UE H : Graphie (Raynald Métraux/Paule Soubeyrand)
AR-435 UE R : Introduction to BIM (Building Information Modeling) (Bernard Cache/Elise Hautecoeur)
AR-458 City and mobility (Vincent Kaufmann, Emmanuel Ravalet, Guillaume Drevon)


MATH-341 Linear models (Victor Panaretos)


MGT-401 Strategic marketing and technology commercialization (Thilo Eckardt)
MGT-414 Technology & innovation strategy (Kenneth Younge)

Social and Human Sciences

HUM-463 Men/machines (Dominique Kunz / Francois Rosset)
HUM-414 Law and technology II (Anne-Christine Favre / Anouk Neuenschwander / Maximilien, Stauber)
HUM-459 Engineering ethics II (Hugues Poltier)
HUM-114 and 426 Science, technology and society (Dominique Vinck)
HUM-369 Digital humanities (Frédéric Kaplan)
HUM-443 Collective creation: improv-arts & engineering II
HUM- 307 Law of technological research (Charles Joye)
HUM-387 How technology shapes the workplace of the future (Rafael Lalive)
HUM-385 History of science and technology (Jérôme Baudry)


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