Tuesday, September 17, 2013

PhD Position in Multimodal Person and Social Behaviour Recognition

Application Deadline: Tue, 10/01/2013

Location: Denmark

Employer:Aalborg University

At the Faculty of Engineering and Science, Department of Electronic Systems in Aalborg, a PhD stipend in Multimodal Person and Social Behaviour Recognition is available within the general study programme Electrical and Electronic Engineering. The stipend is open for appointment from November 1, 2013, or as soon as possible thereafter. Job description The PhD student will work on the research project “Durable Interaction with Socially Intelligent Robots” funded by the Danish Council for Independent Research, Technology and Production Sciences. This project aims at developing methods to make service robots socially intelligent and capable of establishing durable relationships with their users. This relies on developing the capabilities to sense and express, which will be achieved by the fusion of sensor signals in an interactive way. The PhD student will research on technologies for vision based social behaviour recognition, person identification and person tracking in the context of human robot interaction. Multimodal fusion will be carried out in collaboration with another PhD student who will work on the same research project with a focus on array based speech processing. The successful applicant must have a Master degree in machine learning, statistical signal processing or computer vision. You may obtain further information from Associate Professor Zheng-Hua Tan, Department of Electronic Systems, phone: +45 9940 8686, , concerning the scientific aspects of the position.

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