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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Post-doctoral Position in Image Retrieval - ENST Paris, France

Post-doctoral position in Computer Vision at l'cole Nationale Suprieure
des Tlcommunications, Paris, France.
TSI Department

Topic: Image interpretation and retrieval.

A postdoctoral fellowship, in image annotation/retrieval and scene
understanding, is available at the TSI (Image, Speech and Learning group)
in ENST Paris (l'cole Nationale Suprieure des Tlcommunications).  The
research position is a part of the projects "InfoMagic and AVEIR", joining
academic and industrial partners (university of Pierre and Marie Curie,
EADS, Thales, ...) and its goal is to design algorithms for image
annotation and retrieval in still and video sequences.  This topic tackles
different aspects including (i) low level feature extraction (ii)
statistical machine learning and (iii) object and scene recognition.

The TSI lab offers many opportunities for collaborations with experienced
researchers in information technology and multimedia: image analysis and
retrieval, audio/speech processing, machine learning and applied
mathematics. TSI is a part of ENST  which is a member of the French
network ParisTech (Paris Institute of Technology) gathering the top french
``research and teaching'' academic institutions in engineering, applied
mathematics and computer science.  ENST is located in the center of Paris
and it is a walking distance to ``cite internationale'' which has
facilities and accommodations for post-doctoral fellows (including their

A candidate should have a PhD degree in either applied mathematics or
computer science with an experience in image processing, computer vision,
machine learning and programming.  The appointment will be for 18 months
and will start in the first quarter of 2008.

Applications should be sent ASAP to: Dr. Hichem Sahbi (mailto: including a resume with the names and the
contact informations of two referees.

Dr. Hichem Sahbi and Prof. Henri Maitre.