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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

JOB: Research Officer - University of Bath - Computer Vision/Information Retrieval

JOB: Research Officer - University of Bath - Computer
Vision/Information Retrieval

Department:   Computer Science
Location: 	 University of Bath, Claverton Campus, Bath, BA2 7AY.

An opportunity exists for a Research Officer to work on one of our
EPSRC funded research projects, investigating the use of hand-drawn
sketches as a mechanism for querying large video databases.  The work
will involve developing and evaluating algorithms to analyse scene
content and dynamics in video clips, and to match this information to
sketches annotated with animation motion cues, such as streak-lines.

Applicants should have a research background in Computer Vision or a
related area, demonstrated through a publication record.  A relevant
PhD is desirable, and the ability to work as a member of a small team
is essential.  Programming skills in MATLAB and/or C/C++ would also be

The appointment will be for 12 months, starting June 2008 or as soon
as possible thereafter.  Informal enquiries are welcome and can be
made to Dr John Collomosse (email, quoting the below
Ref No. as the subject).

Salary:  28,290 - 33,780 pa

Duration: 12 months

Ref Number :   08H143A

Apply online:

Closing Date:  Tuesday May 6th 2008