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Title: Internship at VGM Lab - PAVIS department - Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT), Genova, ItalyPosted: February 29, 2016
Company/Institution: Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT)
Location: Genova, Italy
Department: Visual Geometry and Modelling (VGM) Lab

Description: Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) was established in 2003 and successfully created a large-scale infrastructure in Genova, a network of 10 state-of-the-art laboratories countrywide andrecruited an international staff of about 1100 people from more than 50 countries. IIT's research endeavor focuses on high-tech and innovation, representing the forefront of technology with possible applications from medicine to industry, computer science, robotics, life sciences and nanobiotechnologies.

The Visual Geometry and Modelling (VGM) Lab at IIT (http://www.iit.it/pavis) invites qualified applicants to submit their CV’s for an internship position within the Biomedical Imaging group in Genoa under the supervision of Dr. Alessio Del Bue.

Eligible candidates have a solid background in computer vision and image processing with particular emphasis on video analysis, excellent programming skills in C/C++ and Python. Experience in managing large scale of data will be considered an additional although not compulsory skill. A good knowledge of Matlab is a plus. Candidates should be strongly motivated and keen to work in an interdisciplinary research field.

Eligible candidates need to have a Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, and related areas or a Ph.D. degree recently taken in the above mentioned scientific areas.

The internship will be focused on the analysis of video recordings in time lapse (days/weeks/months) of an indoor environment to analyze the dynamic variations in the scene (people interactions, natural and artificial lighting changes). The techniques that will be used span from component analysis (PCA, Matrix factorization, time series analysis) to the use of Deep Learning toolboxes for the extraction of features. The aim of the project is to devise automatic methods for the total understanding of indoor environments with RGBD sensors. The candidate will develop a software in our pre-existing platform and learn new techniques at the basis of modern Computer Vision and Machine Learning systems.

Application Instructions: Please send the application including a CV with a publication list and a brief description of research interests and main accomplishments to pavis@iit.it quoting “Internship BC 72232” in the email subject, by March 26, 2016.

The activities will take place at the VGM Lab in Genoa.

In order to comply with Italian law (art. 23 of Privacy Law of the Italian Legislative Decree n. 196/03), the candidate is kindly asked to give his/her consent to allow IIT to process his/her personal data. We inform you that the information you provide will be solely used for the purpose of assessing your professional profile to meet the requirements of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia. Your data will be processed by Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, with its headquarters in Genoa, Via Morego 30, acting as the Data Holder, using computer and paper-based means, observing the rules on the protection of personal data, including those relating to the security of data. Please also note that, pursuant to art.7 of Legislative Decree 196/2003, you may exercise your rights at any time as a party concerned by contacting the Data Manager.

Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively seeks diversity in the workforce.