[robotics-worldwide] Postdoctoral position for context aware motion and computer vision analysis at PERCRO-SSSA (Pisa, Italy)

Emanuele Ruffaldi e.ruffaldi at sssup.it
Fri Jan 30 10:28:34 PST 2009

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Postdoctoral position in context aware motion and computer vision analysis
at PERCRO Scuola Superiore S.Anna (Pisa,Italy)

Applicants are invited to join the PERceptual RObotics laboratory (PERCRO)
for research in the area of human-machine interaction based on haptic
interfaces and virtual environment technologies.

The selection closes 28th February 2009.
The postdoc position will be granted for a period of 24 months.


The postdoc candidate will work in the context of the European Project 
http://www.skills-ip.eu/ for the transfer of human skills by means of 
technologies. The research activity will take part inside one of the 
project demonstrators:
rowing training simulator, upper limb rehabilitation with haptics or 
augmented reality based
industrial maintenance.

Ideal candidate profile:

Candidates with strong backgrounds in computer vision, multiple camera 
configurations, virtual
environments and computer graphics are welcome.
Knowledge of machine learning technique and GPU based computations are 
considered a plus.

Applications will have to be addressed as soon as possible with:

a detailed CV
research program
phd dissertation

Contact for information:

Emanuele Ruffaldi
e.ruffaldi at sssup.it
PERCRO Scuola Superiore S'Anna
Piazza Martiri Libertà 33,Pisa,Italy


PERCRO (Perceptual Robotics – Simultaneous Presence, Telepresence and 
Virtual Presence) is a fundamental
research laboratory founded by Prof. Massimo Bergamasco belonging to the 
Industrial and Information Engineering
Faculty of the Scuola Superiore S.Anna, Pisa, Italy. The research 
activities carried out at PERCRO
deals with the control component and the sense of presence of humans in 
Virtual Environments (VE)
and in Teleoperation conditions. The main research topics of the 
laboratory are focused in the
fields of mechanical and control design of haptic interfaces, 
exploration and manipulation of virtual objects,
advanced real time visual rendering techniques, simulators, telepresence 
and interaction design.

Emanuele Ruffaldi
Assistant Professor in Applied Mechanics - PhD
Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna di Pisa
PERCRO Lab - Virtual Reality and 
Telerobotic Systems Division
via Martiri 11
56100 Pisa - ITALY
Tel.: +39 050 838 980
Fax.: +39 050 883 333
E-mail: emanuele.ruffaldi at sssup.it 
Web: http://www.teslacore.it

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