AISB Convention 2015

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AISB YouTube Channel

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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

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

Post-doc Fellowship on Motion Analysis in Biomedical Engineering
(open until 15 th March, 2008)
Ref.: INEB/Unidade 174/DSI_01/2008
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
 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  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