Harold Cohen

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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

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Bishop and AI news

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Al-Rifaie on BBC

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AISB YouTube Channel

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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PostDoc and PhD Position, Barcelona

http://www.iua.upf.es/recerca/image_processing/im_proc_c.htm
Contact: vicent.caselles at upf.edu

The Barcelona Media Foundation and the Image Processing Group at the
Department of Information and Communication Technologies at the Pompeu
Fabra University (Barcelona, Spain)
(http://www.iua.upf.es/recerca/image_processing/im_proc_c.htm)
are offering several post-doctoral positions within the EU project 20203D,
which constitute an excellent opportunity for original
research both on applied and scientific computing in the application
field of content technologies for new media.

The positions are offered for a period of 3 years
(starting as early as possible in 2008) and are addressed to
post-docs with expertise or strong background in at least one of the 
following fields:

* 3D vision, the geometry of multi-camera systems, stereo imaging, the
computational methods in this area,

* GPU programming techniques, GPU for 3D reconstruction

* Interpolation methods for view synthesis, image based rendering and
computer graphic techniques in image interpolation.

* Image processing and analysis

Applicants are expected to have a degree in any related discipline
(Computer Science, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Physics), and
proficient programming experience (C/C++/Matlab or Python). Interested
people should contact
Vicent Caselles (vicent.caselles at upf.edu)
sending them the CV and a motivation letter with
an expression of their area of interest. Recommendation  letters
or reference names will be a plus.