Friday, July 18, 2008

Beassiwa Swiss: PhD Studentships in Computer

Switzerland: PhD Studentships in Computer Vision, ETH Zurich

The new CALVIN research group at the Computer Vision Laboratory of ETH Zurich is looking for several PhD students.

There are three main topics:

large-scale learning of thousands of object/scene/attribute categories and their mutual contextual relations from the Internet human pose estimation and action recognition in uncontrolled video, such as TV shows modeling the parallel between the structure of visual scenes and the structure of natural sentences to aid visual learning and automatic image annotation

Your profile:

Masters degree (preferably in Computer Science; Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, and Physics are also accepted)
Solid programming skills; the projects involve programming in Matlab and C++
Solid mathematics knowledge (especially linear algebra and statistics)
Creative and highly motivated
Fluent in English, both written and spoken
Prior knowledge in the areas of computer vision, machine learning or data mining is a plus (ideally a master thesis in a related field)

Please send applications include:
a complete CV, graduation marks, topic of your master thesis, the name and email address of one reference (preferably your master thesis supervisor). If you already have reserch experience, please include a publication list and references.

For further questions, please contact: Prof. Vittorio Ferrari ( ferrari[ at ] )