Dancing with Pixies?...

At TEDx Tottenham, London Mark Bishop (the former chair of the Society) demonstrates that if the ongoing EU flagship science project - the 1.6 billion dollar "Human Brain Project” - ultimately succeeds in understanding all as...


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AISB Convention 2016

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 2016 Convention will be held at the Uni...


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All individual members of The Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour have a personal subscription to the Taylor Francis journal Connection Science as part of their membership. How to Acce...


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Al-Rifaie on BBC

AISB Committee member and Research Fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London, Dr Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie was interviewed by the BBC (in Farsi) along with his colleague Mohammad Ali Javaheri Javid on the 6 November 2014. He was a...


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AISB YouTube Channel

The AISB has launched a YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube). The channel currently holds a number of videos from the AISB 2010 Convention. Videos include the AISB round t...


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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Post-doc Fellowship on Motion Analysis in Biomedical Engineering, Instituto de Engenharia Biomdica, Portugal

http://www.ineb.up.pt/ineb.asp?cat=position

Post-doc Fellowship on Motion Analysis in Biomedical Engineering
(open until 15 th March, 2008)
 
Ref.: INEB/Unidade 174/DSI_01/2008
http://www.ineb.up.pt/ineb.asp?cat=position
 
We are looking for a post-doctoral computer vision researcher, particularly in the area of Motion Analysis in Biomedical Engineering.
 
The projects goal is the development of Image Processing and Computer Vision tools for analysis and tracking of human motion. The work will be developed in the Biomedical Imaging and Computer Vision group of the Biomedical Signal and Image division of INEB.
 
The work program of the successful candidate will include:
 Software development for image sequence acquisition and storage in a portable system.
 Create an environment for human motion analysis, including
o     3D motion analysis and 3D tracking
o     Models for human pose and motion
o     Activity monitoring
 
Requirements
 PhD degree on Electrical and Computer Engineering, Informatics, Computer Science or similar fields.
 Advanced experience in development image processing software, particularly in motion analysis.
 Good record of publications in international journals.
 Very good knowledge of English is essential.
 
The applications can be sent by email to info@ineb.up.pt  or to:
INEB  Instituto de Engenharia Biomdica
Ref.: INEB/Unidade 174/DSI_01/2008
Rua do Campo Alegre, 823
4150-180 Porto - Portugal
 
Prof. Aurelio Campilho
campilho@fe.up.pt
http://www.fe.up.pt/~campilho