AISB convention 2017

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Computerised Minds. ...

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Connection Science

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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

Open Positions in Visual Content Area, Xerox Labs Europe

Xerox Research Centre Europe's Visual Content Area is an expanding team, specialized in visual content quality and 
understanding. Our main research themes are image categorization, image enhancement, quality assessment and 
document imaging. We are currently looking for talented imaging researchers who share with us the objective of 
making everyday interaction with visual content appealing, simple and effective. All positions are located in Grenoble, 
Positions currently open:

- Researcher: Applicant should hold a PhD in Image Processing, Computer Vision, Machine Learning or 
related field. Responsibilities include inventing, implementing and evaluating novel imaging tools around image 
quality and understanding, contributing to government funded and academic research projects and also to setting 
and achieving the group's long-term research goals.

- Postdoctoral position: Xerox award-winning Generic Visual Categorization (GVC) shows top-level performance in assigning one or more labels to an image. One of our research challenges is to extend our categorizer to cope with massive quantities of data and a large number of categories and to handle combined text and image data. Applicant should have a PhD in Computer Vision, Machine Learning or Information Retrieval.

- Internships: We are looking for candidates for internship positions in Image Categorization, Object Recognition, 
Image Enhancement, Image Quality Assessment and Document Imaging. The internships target at Ph.D. and M.Sc. students in Computer Vision and Image Processing. These positions are available throughout the whole year and typically last around six months.

You can find more details on our web:

If you are interested in applying please email your CV, a covering letter and publication list, with message subject "ViC position"

to .

Dr. Luca Marchesotti
Research Engineer
Xerox Research Centre Europe
6, chemin de Maupertuis
38240 Meylan
Phone : +33 4 76 61 50 74 
Fax : +33 4 76 61 51 99 
Email :