[robotics-worldwide] PhD Studentship in Computer Vision/Robotics

Fabio Cuzzolin fabio.cuzzolin at brookes.ac.uk
Tue Dec 21 04:58:29 PST 2010


PhD Studentship in Computer Vision/Robotics
Intelligent Transport Systems
Oxford Brookes University Doctoral Training Programme

Supervisors: Dr Fabio Cuzzolin and Professor Phil Torr

Eligibility: The following full-time studentship which includes
bursary and fees is available for a maximum of 3 years.
Applicants require a good Honours degree (2.1 or equivalent) and Home,
EU and International students are eligible.

Start date: March  2011

Value p.a. 	£13,500 bursary & fees (International Students)
£14,500 bursary & fees (EU Students)

Closing Date: 20 January 2011

The School of Technology at Oxford Brookes University is funding a PhD
studentship in Computer Vision and Robotics/Autonomous Navigation
under the new Intelligent Transport Systems Doctoral Training
Programme.
Autonomous navigation of intelligent vehicles requires solving a
number of sophisticated vision problems, such as the recognition of
static (signs, cars) and moving (people, animals, bicycles) obstacles
along the vehicle’s path or in its vicinity, the localization and
tracking of 3D points in dynamic scenes, object motion prediction and
recognition.
Techniques derived from recent developments in manifold learning,
graph optimization and spectral decomposition may be potentially
useful in tackling such problems.

Informal enquiries: 	
Dr Fabio Cuzzolin (fabio.cuzzolin at brookes.ac.uk)
Professor Phil Torr (philiptorr at brookes.ac.uk)

Further information about the research:
http://tech.brookes.ac.uk/research/intelligent-transport-systems
Instructions for applicants can be found on our website:
http://tech.brookes.ac.uk/research/intelligent-transport-systems/studentships

To apply for this studentship, please complete the application forms
available at the web address above.


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