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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD in Multi-Camera Video Analysis at Queen Mary London

http://www.dcs.qmul.ac.uk/staff/recruit/

1 PhD Position in Multi-Camera Video Analysis
QUEEN MARY VISION LABORATORY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON, UK*

*Applications are invited for a PhD studentship to develop models for 
video-based people tagging (consistent labelling) and behaviour 
monitoring across a distributed network of CCTV cameras for the 
enhancement of global situational awareness in a wide area. This work is 
part of a three years UK EPSRC and MOD DSTL funded project BEWARE 
(http://www.dcs.qmul.ac.uk/~sgg/BEWARE/ 
) in which Queen Mary will be 
collaborating with a number of government and industrial partners 
including MOD DSTL / SASD, Home Office HOSDB, Ultra Electronics, 
SmartCCTV, Tyco Fire and Integrated Solutions, Liverpool City Watch.

Successful candidates will be based at the Queen Mary Vision Laboratory 
working with Prof Shaogang Gong and Dr Tao Xiang in the Department of 
Computer Science, Queen Mary University of London. Queen Mary Vision 
Laboratory (http://www.dcs.qmul.ac.uk/research/vision/) currently 
undertake research on video behaviour analysis and abnormality 
detection, people detection and tracking in crowded scenes, video object 
super-resolution for face recognition, modelling human facial 
expressions and body languages, video-audio avatar, dynamic scene 
background removal and object categorisation.

The PhD studentship is open to nationals of both UK/EU and non-EU 
countries and will pay a stipend of approximately 14,600 p.a. plus 
fees. Further information at http://www.dcs.qmul.ac.uk/staff/recruit/. 
Informal enquires to Prof Shaogang Gong (sgg@dcs.qmul.ac.uk 
).

To apply, please send an application form and CV to Dr Tony Xiang, Dept 
of Computer Science, Queen Mary, London E1 4NS, UK 
(txiang@dcs.qmul.ac.uk ). Closing date: 15 
August 2007.