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Title: One postdoc position on transfer learning for vision applicationsPosted: September 29, 2013
Company/Institution: Nanyang Technological University
Location: Singapore
Department: School of Computer Engineering

Description: One Postdoctoral Research Fellow (RF) position on transfer learning for vision applications (e.g., object recognition, video event recognition, and face recognition) is available immediately at the Visual Computing research group ( at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. NTU is ranked 41th in the world in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2013. The Visual Computing research group led by Dr. Xu Dong ( is an active research group working on new theories, algorithms and systems for intelligent processing and understanding of visual data such as images and videos. His group is one of the earliest groups to study transfer learning for real-world vision applications. The work on transfer learning for video event recognition won the Best Student Paper Award in CVPR 2010.

Application Instructions: Applicants should possess a PhD in a relevant discipline (electronic engineering, computer engineering or applied mathematics) and established an excellent research profile in computer vision and/or machine learning (as evidenced by publications in top quality journals or conferences). This position is initially available for a period of one year with the possibility of extension for another two years. Successful candidates can expect a very competitive salary and benefits. Please send your CV and names of at least two references to: Associate Prof. Dong Xu (Email: dongxu AT, School of Computer Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 639798.