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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

2 Research Fellow positions in sensor fusion, University of Leeds, UK

(Full Time, Fixed Term until August 2013)

We are pleased of offer two Research Fellow positions that will provide support to the Mapping the 
Underworld project. This will be an integral part of the research collaboration between the School 
of Computing, and the other partners in the consortium (lead by the University of Birmingham). The 
investigator at Leeds is Prof Tony Cohn. You will be a member of the Institute for Artificial 
Intelligence and Biological Systems in the School of Computing (

You will have a strong background, with a PhD in Computer Science or a related discipline (or 
equivalent experience). Further extending your knowledge in knowledge representation and reasoning,
machine learning and sensor interpretation and using your excellent programming skills, you will 
conduct research and implementation leading to innovative algorithms for interpreting sensor data 
from multiple sources to generate (probabilistic) maps of buried underground apparatus.

You will make independent contribution to research relevant to the goals of the project, but 
collaborate closely with other members of the team, at Leeds and with the partners at the 
collaborating sites. A proven ability to produce high quality academic papers and to present your 
results at conferences is also essential.

You may also be required to contribute to other ongoing projects at Leeds.

These positions are available immediately for a fixed term of up until 28/8/2013, depending on 
start date and salary point.

University Grade 7 (30,122 - 35,938 p.a.)

Informal enquires to Tony Cohn, Professor of Automated Reasoning, tel+44 (0)11334 35482, email  

Closing Date: 12 April 2012