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Title: PhD Studentship in Computer VisionPosted: May 17, 2013
Company/Institution: University of Bristol
Location: United Kingdom
Department: Computer Science

Description: Applications are invited for a fully-funded PhD studentship (UK/EU Fees + Maintenance) in Computer Vision. The successful candidate will be working on a project focused on video monitoring for healthcare in residential environments.
Research into human activity recognition is a major part of computer vision. This area focuses on describing, learning and recognising interactions between individuals, as well as between an individual and his/her surrounding environment. This capability would lead to the automatic logging and analysis of a person's daily activities, including online monitoring of any changes in the person's routine across time.
Academic Requirements:
- A minimum 2.1 honours degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Electrical and Electronic Engineering or other relevant subjects.
- Solid mathematical ability and excellent programming skills.
- Basic knowledge of Computer Vision and/or machine learning would be very useful.

Application Instructions: Start Date: 1 October 2013
Deadline: open till filled - applications are invited for as soon as possible.
For informal enquiries, contact Dr. Dima Damen: damen@cs.bris.ac.uk Application should be submitted online at: http://www.bris.ac.uk/prospectus/postgraduate/2013/apply.html
Please ensure that in the Funding section you tick "I would like to be considered for a funding award from the Department" and specify the title of the scholarship "PhD Research Studentship - Computer Vision" in the box below.