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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD position in intelligent robotics, SPAIN


Tarragona (Spain)

The Intelligent Robotics and Computer Vision Group ( at Rovira i Virgili 
University, Tarragona (Spain) is looking for candidates with experience in computer vision and 
robotics for a 4-year Ph.D. position under URV pre-doctoral grants.
(the new call will be opened by September)

Applicants should hold a Master degree. Applications from candidates with relevant Master's grade 
will be welcomed. The ideal candidate will have a background in computer science, mathematics, 
electronics or electrical engineering, or a related field.

In general, candidates should demonstrate their research skills. 
Particularly, candidates with publications in ISI-JCR journals are especially welcome.

Successful candidates will join a research project on vision-based multirobot exploration, and 
are expected to do research in fundamental disciplines, such as: 'Simultaneous Localization and 
Mapping', 'Scene Interpretation', and 'Video Sequence Analysis'.

Prospective candidates may contact Dr. Domenec Puig (

Dr. Domenec Puig Valls
Dept. d'Enginyeria Informatica i Matematiques Escola Tecnica Superior d'Enginyeria Universitat Rovira i Virgili Campus Sescelades Avinguda dels Paisos Catalans, 26
43007 Tarragona
Catalunya (SPAIN)
tel.: +34 977 559677
fax:  +34 977 559710