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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

PhD Studentship in Computer Vision and Machine Learning, University of Lincoln

PhD Studentship in Computer Vision and Machine Learning (3.5 years)

Faculty of Media, Humanities and Technology University of Lincoln

We are looking to recruit a talented individual to join the Visual
Surveillance and Machine Perception Research Group in the Department of
Computing and Informatics at the University of Lincoln. The group has a
strong publication and funding profile, and around fifteen members
including academic staff, RAs and research students. A 3.5 year PhD
studentship is available in the area of Computer Vision and Machine
Learning, funded by an EPSRC CASE Award. The project introduces new
challenges for vision-based learning, recognition and analysis of
natural products. The PhD student will be based at the Department of
Computing and Informatics, situated in superb accommodation on the new
Brayford Pool campus in the heart of beautiful and historic Lincoln.
This is also a unique opportunity to join an ambitious research group
early in its development.

Eligibility: The studentship is open to UK and EU students only. For UK
residents it covers the cost of home student tuition fees as well as a
tax-free EPSRC maintenance stipend
kedQuestions.htm). For EU students it only covers the cost of tuition
fees and does not include a maintenance stipend. Applicants are expected
to have, or to soon obtain, a good first degree in a relevant discipline
such as computer science, mathematical science, physics, statistics,
electronic engineering or allied disciplines, and excellent mathematical
and programming skills. Previous experience of digital signal processing
or computer vision is desirable, although not mandatory. 
Application: Interested candidates should contact Dr Tom Duckett,
Department of Computing and Informatics, University of Lincoln (01522
837113, email Formal applications should be
made by following the instructions at 

Closing date: Tuesday 24th April 2007