Sep 19, 2010

Two PhD studentship in Computer Vision (University of Malaya)

Applications are invited for TWO PhD studentship to work in the Centre of Signal and Image Processing on two different UM funded project entitled "- i) Action recognition using local and dynamic descriptor"and "ii) Linguistic summarisation of human action using pictorial structure."

The post is on the university scale (MYR 18,000 – 28,800); and is open to all nationality. Placement for the post is according to experience and qualifications. However, foreign candidates are required to have at least IELTS Band 6 or TOEFL 550 if their first degree is from a university where English is not the medium of instruction or pass an English proficiency test approved by the University.To apply formally, please send to Dr. Chee Seng Chan ( my) the following documents:

1. Latest CV including your experience in computer vision area, publication lists (if any)
2. Latest examination transcript, and
3. Two names and email addresses of academic referees

Key Requirements

* First Class or high 2:1 degree (or equivalent) or Master by research in Engineering/ Computer Science/Mathematics or related subject and be able to demonstrate a strong mathematical background.

* Knowledge in image processing, machine learning and computer vision, especially probabilistic and fuzzy methods. Expertise in graphical models, structured learning or human pose estimation would be a particular advantage.

* High levels of ability in programming in MATLAB/C++

* Self-motivated, good at time management and planning, and have a proven ability to meet deadlines. Good communication and presentation skills are also important.

Informal enquiries should be made to the Principal Investigator of the research programme:

Dr Chee Seng Chan, my, Tel. +603 7967 6433

The post is available from January, 2011 until December, 2013.
Fixed Term: 3 yearsSalary Scale: MYR 18,000 – 28,800 per annum

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