AISB Convention 2015

The AISB Convention is an annual conference covering the range of AI and Cognitive Science, organised by the Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour. The 2015 Convention will be held at the Uni...


Yasemin Erden on BBC

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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

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AISB YouTube Channel

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Lighthill Debates

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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Software developer at Computer Vision lab, EPFL


The Computer Vision Lab ( ) at EPFL (Ecole 
Polytechnique Fdrale de Lausanne) specializes in modeling shape and 
motion from images and video sequences. It collaborates with the Alinghi 
( ) and Hydroptre teams ( ). It has developed a prototype system to 
model the shape of the sails and is looking for a developer to work on 
the next generation system.


The developer will be expected to

- Generalize the current approach, which is designed to handle the 
spinnaker, to all the sails.
- Incorporate new algorithms to increase precision.
- Optimize the implementation with a view to real-time performance.
- Ready the software for licensing and/or commercialization at the end 
of the project.

Your profile:

- Excellent knowledge of C++ and C# ;
- Some experience in team software development ;
- Fluent in English both written and spoken (mandatory) ;
- Some knowledge of image processing or computer graphics;
- Some sailing experience would be a plus.

We offer:

- Exciting applied projects that combine image processing and sailing ;
- A world leading, high tech and multicultural research environment ;

Duration: 2 years

Start date: As soon as possible. Candidate selection will begin on 
August 27th and continue until we find a suitable applicant.

Contact: Ms. Josiane Gisclon (, IC-CVLab Station 
14, EPFL, 1015 Lausanne. Please send complete CV with references.