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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD student position in computer vision - Computer Vision Laboratory at ETH Zurich


Contact: vangool@vision.ee.ethz.ch

PhD student position in computer vision:
monocular human pose analysis

The Computer Vision Laboratory at ETH Zurich, Switzerland,
is looking for a researcher, interested in body pose analysis.
ETH is one of Europe's leading universities. More info about
our lab is found at  http://www.vision.ee.ethz.ch

The focus of the research will be on the detection of abnormal
or rare situations, without prior training on such cases, like
a person falling. It is our intention to build the resulting
methods into a system that gives out a warning if such events
happen at people's homes. One of the applications is to support
elders in living independently for a longer period than would
be possible without such automated supervision. This work is
part of a European project.

Your profile:
- Solid knowledge of and programming experience with C++;
- Fluent in English, both written and spoken ;
- Creative team player ;
- Willing to travel ;
- Prior knowledge in the areas of vision or graphics are a plus ;

We're convinced you will find our lab and ETH in general an
exciting environment for research. We are a highly international
team, with members from about 15 countries. Zurich has been
rated one of the cities with the highest quality of living,
worldwide (e.g. http://across.co.nz/qualityofliving.htm)

Start date: As soon as possible. We are continuously looking for
            good candidates and will hire as soon as a strong
            candidate has been found.

Duration: 3.5 years. Ideally your PhD thesis is finished in about
          3 years.

Contact: prof. Luc Van Gool
         vangool@vision.ee.ethz.ch
         Please send a complete CV with publications and references.