[visionlist] Open PhD call 2018 - Italian Institute of Technology (Pattern Analysis & Computer Vision, PAVIS) and University of Genova [Jobs]

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Wed Jun 6 07:54:37 -05 2018

PhD Call for Applications 2018 - Italian Institute of Technology - Pattern Analysis & Computer Vision (PAVIS) and University of Genova

Fondazione Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT - www.iit.it) together with the University of Genova opened the call for the 2018 Doctoral Course on Sciences & Technologies for Electronics & Telecommunication - Curriculum in Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning (www.iit.it/phd-school).
6 PhD positions are available at the Pattern Analysis and Computer Vision (PAVIS) Dept. to work in Computer Vision, Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning, and more specifically on the following themes (for details see https://pavisdata.iit.it/data/phd/ResearchTopics2018_IIT-PAVIS.pdf):

Theme A: Computer vision for behavioral analysis and activity recognition
Theme B: Computer vision for the prediction of human intentions and activities
Theme C: Human body modeling for Socially-Aware Computer Vision
Theme D: Crowd behavioral analysis and event recognition
Theme E: Re-identification
Theme F: Multi-modal scene understanding
Theme G: Biomedical imaging
Theme H: Animal behavior analysis

More info on the above research topics can be found at https://pavisdata.iit.it/data/phd/ResearchTopics2018_IIT-PAVIS.pdf or directly asked to Prof. V. Murino (pavis at iit.it), or any other tutor indicated in the list of themes. The PhD program on the listed themes will take place at the PAVIS department of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) located in Genova (www.iit.it).
The department focuses on activities related to the analysis and understanding of images, videos and patterns in general, even multidisciplinary, in collaboration with other research groups in IIT.
PAVIS staff has a wide expertise in computer vision and pattern recognition, machine learning, image processing, and related applications (mainly related to surveillance/security and biomedical tasks).
For more information, you can also browse the PAVIS webpages to see our activities and research at http://pavis.iit.it/

To apply, follow the instructions indicated at this link: https://www.studenti.unige.it/postlaurea/dottorati/XXXIV/
In short, the documentation to be submitted is a detailed CV, a research proposal under one or more themes chosen among those above indicated (please, see also a project proposal template at the link indicated below), reference letters, and any other formal document concerning the degrees earned.
Notice that these documents are mandatory in order to consider valid the application.
IMPORTANT: In order to apply, candidates must prepare a research proposal based on the research topics above mentioned.
Please, follow these indications to prepare it: https://pavisdata.iit.it/data/phd/ResearchProjectTemplate_2018.pdf

ONLINE APPLICATION DEADLINE is June 12th, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. (noon, Italian time/CET) - STRICT DEADLINE, NO EXTENSION.
APPLICATIONS are possible through University of Genoa ONLINE PROCEDURE ONLY - https://www.studenti.unige.it/postlaurea/dottorati/XXXIV/
FURTHER INFO HERE: https://unige.it/usg/it/dottorati-di-ricerca
AND HERE FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS: https://unige.it/usg/en/phd-programmes

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