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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Research Scientist Computer Vision (Philips Research)

Research Scientist Computer Vision (Philips Research)

Job ID  46719
Location:       Netherlands - Eindhoven
Experience Level: 1-3 Years
Education Level:        Masters Degree
Type of Function: Full-Time Regular
Travel Percentage: 0
Organization Description: Philips Research

Philips Research is the source of many advanced developments in Healthcare, Lifestyle and Technology. Building on 90 years' experience in industrial research and our world-leading patent position, we're dedicated to meaningful innovations.

In the healthcare domain, we are enhancing imaging and monitoring systems, as well as exploring innovative personal healthcare. In lifestyle, we're helping people see, hear, remember and share content, anywhere and anytime. Our vision focuses on simplicity, making technology an integral - but invisible - part of everyday life.

The Video Processing and Analysis Group is part of Philips Research Eindhoven. It performs research in three areas:

- Video processing and enhancement algorithms for TV.
The well-known video enhancement algorithms, commercially known as Natural Motion and PixelPlus originate from this group. Successive versions of these algorithms have been part of several award winning TVs. Example research topics include: motion estimation, picture-rate conversion, 3D depth estimation, image enhancement.

- Image and video analysis for medical and life sciences application.
In this area the group contributes to the strong position of Philips in medical diagnostic imaging and aims to create new opportunities for Philips in life science applications. Example research topics include: computer aided diagnosis using MRI, cell analysis using optical microscopy.

-Computer vision for consumer applications.
The group contributes to new products in line with the "sense & simplicity" brand promise, by making them adaptive and responsive to the people using them. Example research topics include: man-machine interaction, facial expression recognition, person localization and tracking, machine learning.

Your Responsibilities:
Carry out research in the area of computer vision algorithms. Contribute to your specific project as agreed with the project leader and the customer(s). Carry out free research; pursue your own creative ideas by carrying out experiments, simulations, literature research, etc. Enlarge the knowledge in the area of computer vision algorithms and make this knowledge available for operational use within Philips. Keep abreast of the developments in this field, e.g. by publications in scientific journals and at international conferences. Contribute to the patent portfolio and build-up and maintain a network with experts and colleagues internal and external of Philips.

Your Profile:
The candidate has a Masters in exact sciences (e.g. electronics, informatics, physics) or a PhD in the field of computer vision, and has good programming skills (preferably C). Affinity and experience with computer vision and machine learning is considered important.
Also, the candidate should have well developed social and communication skills and should be able to work with people from different cultures and backgrounds in the group. Creativity and commitment are considered very important. The candidate should be able to work on more activities simultaneously and to set the right priorities independently. A proactive attitude and own initiatives are very important.

H. Huiberts

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