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Title: POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW IN OBJECT RECOGNITIONPosted: May 6, 2013
Company/Institution: UNIVERSITY OF CAEN, FRANCE
Location: CAEN
Department: Computer Science

Description: POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW IN OBJECT RECOGNITION, UNIVERSITY OF CAEN, FRANCE --------------------------------------------------------------------- SUMMARY: We are looking for a young researcher with PhD in Computer Science for developing objects models for visual recognition. Exact project topics are open to negotiation depending on skills and interests of the appointee, within a focus of exploring the recognition of objects in images and videos. More specifically, we are interested in developing new part-based object models allowing to efficiently capture visual appearance of objects as well as spatial relationships between their parts. One possible direction will be to extend our previous work: Expanded Parts Model for Human Attribute and Action Recognition in Still Images, Gaurav Sharma, Frederic Jurie and Cordelia Schmid, CVPR, 2013 (available on the web). EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Strong researcher with PhD in Computer Vision or Machine Learning with 1-3 years experience. Good knowledge of theory and experimental methods in image representation, image classification and object recognition. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well individually or as a member of a project team required; very good programming skills required; good written and verbal communication skills required; UNIX and MATLAB experience preferred; Computer Vision development experience desired. JOB LOCATION: Caen / France. Situated in the Normandy region of France close to the sea and about 240km west of Paris; the city still has many old quarters, a population of around 120,000; the city area has roughly 250,000 inhabitants. STARTING DATE: June/September 2013 DURATION: one-year renewable

Application Instructions: APPLICATION: should include the following information/documents: (a) CV (b) List of publications (c) Copies of diploma and (d) Names and contact details of three reference persons (e) Any other relevant material which the applicant would like to be taken into account. CONTACT: Frederic Jurie (frederic.jurie at unicaen.fr), https://jurie.users.greyc.fr/publications.html