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Title: Postdoctoral position (Research Associate) in computer vision, human behaviour understanding and ambient assisted livingPosted: September 22, 2013
Company/Institution: Kingston University
Location: Kingston upon Thames, UK
Department: Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing

Description: The researcher will work on the BREATHE research project funded by European Union's Ambient Assisted Living programme. BREATHE will provide an ICT-based solution for the caregiver and the elderly in order to mitigate these problems and impact at three levels: personal, by increasing quality of life and care; local and regional, by providing a tool usable by different stakeholders to effectively manage the reality of the informal care, and by opening opportunities of new business models and employment; and European, by reducing health system costs as a consequence of effective management of informal care. The individual solution is based on a strong server side system that maintains updated models of both caregiver and assisted person and offer strategic support for the informal caregivers during long term care.
The project is a multi-disciplinary research programme and Kingston University responsibility is to develop algorithmic solutions for improved understanding of daily activities in an assisted living environment by analysing multisensory information captured by an array of video and other sensors.

Application Instructions: This is a fixed contract until 31st October 2015. Applications until midnight 20th October 2013. More information at http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AHH984/research-associate/