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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Research and Ph.D. positions in Computer Vision and Scene Interpretation, University of Hamburg


Research and Ph.D. positions in Computer Vision and Scene Interpretation 
at the Cognitive Systems Laboratory, Department of Informatics, University of Hamburg 

Applications are requested for 3 research positions, beginning 1/10/07: 

1. Research position in the DFG-funded project "Probabilistic Preference Measures for Knowledge-based Scene Interpretation", duration 1/10/07 - 30/9/10. Here we look for a researcher with the background and caliber to investigate principled approaches for combining logic-based and probabilistic models for scene interpretation. 

2. Research position in the EU-funded project "eTraining for Interpreting Man-made Scenes", duration 1/10/07 - 31/3/09. Here we look for a researcher with competence in logic-based and probabilistic models for scene interpretation as well as experiences with complex system development. 

3. Research and teaching on a university position (3/4 time and salary) in the Cognitive Systems Laboratory, duration 1/10/07 - 30/9/10. Here we expect competence in Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence, also sufficient German language proficiency. 

The Cognitive Systems Laboratory at the University of Hamburg has a long-standing record of leading-edge research in Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence with focus areas in segmentation,  scene interpretation and the connection of vision processes with common-sense knowledge. 

Work will be carried out in close cooperation with other members of the team at the Cognitive Systems Laboratory. 

Hamburg is one of the most beautiful towns in Germany which offers all attractions of a metropolitan city while retaining a natural and lovely environment. 

Applicants must have an above-average university degree in Computer Science and competence both in Computer Vision and Artificial Intelligence. Please send applications to
Prof. Bernd Neumann
University of Hamburg
Department of Informatics
Vogt-Koelln-Str. 30
22527 Hamburg
Tel. +49-(0)-40-42883-2451  Fax +49-(0)-40-42883-2572