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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.