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The Intelligent Systems Research Laboratory (www.isr.reading.ac.uk) pursues a research agenda that is pushing forward the frontiers of advanced Video-Analytics and Multi-modal Multimedia Indexing and Semantic Search.

The ISR Laboratory is seeking to appoint 2 Research Fellows with strong software engineering capability particularly C++/Java programming, Image and Signal Processing, and, experience in any of the areas of Video Content Analysis, Video Coding and Video-Analytics.

Some knowledge of any of the following additional areas will be an advantage:
• Multi-media Metadata Engineering, Information Retrieval
• User Modelling and Recommender Systems
• Sensor Fusion, Situation Assessment
• Decision Support Systems
• Multi-Agent Semantic Workflow Integration
• Human-Computer/Robot Interactive Systems

Candidates are invited to apply with a minimum of BSc (Hons), or, preferably MSc/PhD in Computer Science/ Engineering or Mathematics, experience in C++/Java programming and system integration. Salary range is £27,854 - £36,298 per annum; fixed-term, full-time, 1-year Research Fellowship, University of Reading, Faculty of Science, School of Systems Engineering, WhiteKinghts Campus , Reading , UK.

Closing-Date is 28th July 2013; interviews will be held on the 5th August 2013; Start-Date as soon as possible. Applications can be submitted online by visiting www.reading.ac.uk/jobs and searching for reference RS13050 in the "Key Words" Field, or by emailing recruitment@reading.ac.uk or contacting Human Resources, University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading RG6 6AH or Telephone +44(0)118 378 6771 (voicemail).

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Atta Badii by phone or by email. 00 44 118 378 7842 atta.badii@reading.ac.uk
7 years ago

At the Intelligent Systems Research Laboratory, School of Systems Engineering, University of Reading (www.isr.reading.ac.uk) we have Research Fellow and Summer Internship Vacancies in any of the following capability areas:

• Software Engineering -particularly Java Programming
• Semantic Modelling, Information Retrieval
• Sensor Fusion, Situation Assessment, Autonomous Systems, Machine Learning
• Signal and Image Processing, Computer Vision

The application domains for the evaluation of our integrated hardware and software systems include Recommender and Personalisation Systems, Cloud Services, Big Data Intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), Pervasive-Cooperative Ambient Intelligence, Interactive-Rehabilitative Robotics, E-Learning Systems, Cyber Security.

These vacancies provide an excellent opportunity for self-motivated individuals with software engineering and R&D aptitude to work within a highly creative team with a high reputation of research leadership and collaborative innovation internationally.

There are 5 Research Fellow Vacancies: these will be at the Professional Grade 6 (salary range £27,854 to £36,298 per annum).

There are 5 Summer Internship Vacancies: these will be at Professional Grade 5 appointments (salary range £22,700 to £24,049 pro rata per annum). The Internships are full-time fixed term positions available from 1st June 2013 to 30th September 2013.

The Closing date for the Research Fellow positions is the 21st June 2013 with interviews being held on 11th and 12th July 2013. Appointees will be encouraged to start as soon as possible.

The full advertisement can be viewed online at: www.isr.reading.ac.uk/vacancies
or through www.reading.ac.uk/jobs or www.jobs.ac.uk website.

To apply formally for any of the above positions please access the application form online (www.reading.ac.uk/jobs) where the vacancies and ISR are also fully described under each reference number (RS13033, RS13034 & RS13035 for the Research Fellows, and TS13012 for the Internships).

For further information and informal enquiries applicants can contact Professor Atta Badii, Director, Intelligent Systems Research Laboratory, School of Systems Engineering, University of Reading by email at atta.badii@reading.ac.uk or by phone 00 44 118 3787842 or 0044 118 378 6489, or, Skype: badii.atta. ISR is holding an Open Morning which potential applicants are welcome to attend; the session will take place at the JJ Thomson Building, Room 255, University of Reading, WhiteKnights Campus, Reading on 6th of June, 10.00-12.00 a.m.
7 years ago
The ISR Laboratory (www.isr.reading.ac.uk) within the School of Systems Engineering, University of Reading, invites applications from candidates with a research background or interest in Autonomous Agents, Machine Learning and Pervasive-Cooperative Ambient Intelligence.

We currently have vacancies for three posts advertised as follows:

Research Fellow (Computer and Network Security) Job reference RS12045
http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AFA627/research-fellow/

Research Fellow (Image and Video Analysis) Job reference RS12044
http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AFA621/research-fellow/

Research Fellow (Autonomous Systems) Job reference RS12046
http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AFA956/research-fellow/

To apply please go to http://www.reading.ac.uk/about/jobs/ , click on “search current vacancies” and proceed with the online application process; closing date is 18th September.
8 years ago
Job title: Programme Support Officer (x4)
Job reference: AS11036
Application closing date: 10/06/2011
Location: Whiteknights Campus, University of Reading, Reading, UK
Salary: Grade 5 - £22,325 to £23,661 per annum
Package: School of Systems Engineering, full-time, fixed-term for 3 months
Job category/type: Fixed Term, Full time, Technical

Job description

INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD ON 17 JUNE 2011

We are offering to self-motivated individuals with software engineering and R&D aptitude, the opportunity to work within a highly

creative team, enjoy international collaborative research.

The Intelligent Systems Research Laboratory (ISR, www.isr.reading.ac.uk) is an internationally well-established and dynamic group

with a large and expanding portfolio of EU/DTI/MoD/EPSRC-funded research projects in strategic ICT fields and involving close

alliances with world-class academic and industrial players.

The ISR research agenda is pushing forward the frontiers of advanced model-driven and service-oriented semantic-cognitive

architectures.

For informal enquiries plase contact the Director Intelligent Systems Research Laboratory (ISR), Atta Badii on +44 (0)118 378

7842 or email atta.badii@reading.ac.uk

We invite you to apply online for this vacancy by clicking the link at the bottom of this page.

Alternatively, if you wish to apply using a hardcopy form please email recruitment@reading.ac.uk or contact Human Resources,

University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading RG6 6AH or Telephone +44(0)118 378 6771 (voicemail).

Further Particulars on www.reading.ac.uk/jobs
9 years ago
Department: School of Systems Engineering (Computer Science)
Post Type: Full-time, fixed term internship, July- Sep 2010
Payscale: Grade 5, £24273- £26526 Pro-rata

Contact Details:

Informal contact details
Contact role: Director Intelligent Media Systems Services Research Laboratory (IMSS)
Contact name: Atta Badii
Contact phone: +44 (0)118 3787842
Contact email: atta.badii@reading.ac.uk

Formal contact details
Further information and application forms are available at www.reading.ac.uk/Jobs
or telephone 0118 378 6771 (voicemail).

Description:
The University of Reading is one of the top research-intensive universities in the UK. The Intelligent Media Systems & Services Research Laboratory (IMSS, www.imss.reading.ac.uk) is an internationally well-established and dynamic group with a large and expanding portfolio of EU/DTI/MoD/EPSRC-funded research projects in strategic ICT fields and involving close alliances with world-class academic and industrial players in the UK and globally. The IMSS research agenda is pushing forward the frontiers of advanced model-driven and service-oriented semantic-cognitive architectures as underpinned by agent technologies, middleware, ambient-assistive intelligence, and, multi-modal interfaces including virtual/augmented reality to realise smart and secure interactive-cooperative systems.

We are offering to self-motivated individuals with software engineering and R&D aptitude, the opportunity to work within a highly creative team, enjoy international collaborative research and present their work at centres of excellence in Europe and beyond.

You will have:
Either just completed your under-/post-graduate studies or will be entering the final year of your under-/post-graduate studies and may wish to have a summer placement that will best help you on your way to starting your professional career in intelligent systems R&D.

A software engineering R&D background and working knowledge involving any one of the following areas is desirable but training will be given:

- Real-time Signal Processing with Embedded Systems and Sensor Networks Integration to support Ambient Intelligence
- Social Robot interfaces, Speech & Scene Understanding
- Semantic Workflow Integration, Semantic Grid, Semantic Web n.0* Services Simulation
- Advanced Multimedia Interactive Systems Design, Multimodal ECAs, 3D Modelling
- Knowledge Discovery and Pattern Data Intelligence, Machine Learning, CBR
- Network Security & Trust Modelling, ID Management, Intrusion Detection Systems (IPS-IDS)

Applications should be received by 20th June 2010. Successful candidates will be expected to start during the first week of July.
10 years ago
Job title Research Assistant - Companionable Job reference RS10008 Application closing date 02/03/2010 Location Whiteknights Campus Salary Grade 6, £27,319 to £35,646 per annum, full time, fixed term, to start ASAP to 31 March 2011 (or one year after start date). Package Intelligent Media Systems and Services Research Laboratory, Systems Engineering Job category/type Professional and Managerial Job description
Research Fellows: (Software Engineering, AI), two vacancies
1-Year Fixed Term Full-Time
IMSS invites applications from candidates with strong software engineering capability and a research interest in internet-enabled technologies, and, pervasive-cooperative ambient intelligence

Candidates with a BSc, MSc, or PhD in Computer Science , and, working knowledge in any one of Knowledge Based Systems, Semantic Modelling & Virtualisation, Middleware, Sensor Networks, Ambient Intelligence Environments, Semantic Workflow Integration, 3D-Immersive Media, Data Mining, Speech & Image Understanding.

Informal contact details
Contact role: IMSS Research Laboratory Director
Contact name: Atta Badii
Contact phone: +44 (0)118 3787842
Contact email: atta.badii@reading.ac.uk

Formal contact details
To formally apply please visit www.reading.ac.uk/Jobs or contact Human Resources, University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading RG6 6AH. Telephone +44(0)118 378 6771 (voicemail)

We invite you to apply online for this vacancy by clicking the link at the bottom of this page.

Alternatively, if you wish to apply using a hardcopy form please email recruitment@reading.ac.uk or contact Human Resources, University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading RG6 6AH or Telephone +44(0)118 378 6771 (voicemail).

Further Particulars available at: http://www.reading.ac.uk/about/jobs/docs/RS10008.pdf
11 years ago
Research Fellows: (Software Engineering, AI), two vacancies
1-Year Fixed Term Full-Time


The IMSS Research Laboratory (www.imss.reading.ac.uk) within the School of Systems Engineering invites applications from candidates with strong software engineering capability and a research interest in internet-enabled technologies, and, the vision of pervasive-cooperative ambient intelligence environments. The IMSS Research Laboratory is offering to self-motivated individuals the following opportunities to work within a highly creative team and enjoy an interesting international collaborative environment of emergent technologies research with ample opportunity for presenting their work at centres of excellence in Europe and worldwide. Successful candidates will be able to satisfy the essential requirements as set out in the person specification document as well as specialist capabilities in any one of the areas listed below:

  • Knowledge Based Systems, Semantic Modelling & Virtualisation, Middleware, Sensor networks, Ambient Intelligence Environments, Semantic Workflow Integration, 3D-Immersive Media Experience Environments, Data Mining, Speech and Scene Understanding.


  • The posts are open to candidates with a PhD or MSc qualification in Computer Science plus evidence of strong software engineering capability; exceptionally applicants with an appropriate BSc Honours degree can be considered provided that they can demonstrate evidence of R&D experience particularly involving a substantial element of software engineering. For more detailed information on the vacancy please refer to the appropriate webpage on www.jobs.ac.uk or www.reading.ac.uk/Jobs. For more information about the specific requirements of the posts and how to apply please contact the IMSS Research Director, Atta Badii, on atta.badii@rdg.ac.uk or 00 44 118 3787842. If you would like more information about IMSS or the School of Systems Engineering please see www.imss.rdg.ac.uk .

    Application forms and further particulars are available from the Personnel Office, The University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading, RG6 6AH, telephone 0118 378 6771 (voicemail). Application forms are also available in Word/RTF format from www.reading.ac.uk/Jobs . Closing date for applications is 27th November 2009 Please quote the Reference Number for the job as above.
    11 years ago
    Department: School of Systems Engineering (Computer Science)
    Post Type: Full-time, fixed-term up to 2 years
    Payscale: Grade 6 - �25,888 to �28,290 per annum, pay award pending
    Closing Date: 17/10/2008

    Contact Details:
    Informal contact details:
    Contact role: Director Intelligent Media Systems Services Research Laboratory (IMSS)
    Contact name: Atta Badii
    Contact phone: +44 (0)118 3787842
    Contact email: atta.badii@reading.ac.uk

    Formal contact details:
    Further information and application forms are available at www.reading.ac.uk/Jobs
    or telephone 0118 378 6771 (voicemail).

    Description:
    The University of Reading is one of the top twenty research-intensive universities in the UK. The Intelligent Media Systems & Services Research Laboratory (IMSS, www.imss.reading.ac.uk) is an internationally well-established and dynamic group with a large and expanding portfolio of EU/DTI/MoD/EPSRC-funded research projects in strategic ICT fields and involving close alliances with world-class academic and industrial players in the UK and globally. The IMSS Research is pushing forward the frontiers of advanced model-driven and service-oriented semantic-cognitive architectures as underpinned by agent technologies, middleware, ambient intelligence, and, multi-modal interfaces including virtual/augmented reality to realise smart and secure environments.
    We are offering to self-motivated individuals with research leadership experience, the opportunity to work within a highly creative team, enjoy international collaborative research and present their work at centres of excellence in Europe and beyond.
    You will have:
    -A Masters Degree or PhD qualification in Computer Science or a closely associated discipline with software and systems engineering experience (exceptionally a 1st Class Honours Degree with a relevant final year project may be considered)
    -A research background and R&D working knowledge involving any of the following areas is also required:
    oEmbedded Systems, FPGA Technologies
    oEnterprise Systems Integration- J2EE- Client Server Technology
    oData Mining, Machine Learning, Distributed Databases, CBR
    oSpeech/ Image Recognition, 3D Reconstruction, Virtual & Augmented Reality.
    -Strong, clear concise writing skills both for compiling technical reports and writing scientific papers.
    There will be opportunity to travel and work with researchers in Europe and/or USA; within the framework of assigned projects.

    Further Information:
    Further Particulars Available: http://www.info.rdg.ac.uk/newjobs/jobdetails/RS08058.pdf
    Application Form: http://www.rdg.ac.uk/personnel/application_form.htm
    12 years ago
    IMSS Summer Internships

    Department: School of Systems Engineering (Computer Science)
    Post Type: Full-time, fixed term internship
    Payscale: Grade 5 �25,137 per annum
    Contact Details:

    Informal contact details
    Contact role: Director Intelligent Media Systems Services Research Laboratory (IMSS)
    Contact name: Atta Badii
    Contact phone: +44 (0)118 3787842
    Contact email: atta.badii@reading.ac.uk

    Formal contact details
    Further information and application forms are available at www.reading.ac.uk/Jobs
    or telephone 0118 378 6771 (voicemail).

    Description:
    The University of Reading is one of the top research-intensive universities in the UK. The Intelligent Media Systems & Services Research Laboratory (IMSS, www.imss.reading.ac.uk) is an internationally well-established and dynamic group with a large and expanding portfolio of EU/DTI/MoD/EPSRC-funded research projects in strategic ICT fields and involving close alliances with world-class academic and industrial players in the UK and globally. The IMSS research agenda is pushing forward the frontiers of advanced model-driven and service-oriented semantic-cognitive architectures as underpinned by agent technologies, middleware, ambient-assistive intelligence, and, multi-modal interfaces including virtual/augmented reality to realise smart and secure interactive-cooperative systems.

    We are offering to self-motivated individuals with software engineering and R&D aptitude, the opportunity to work within a highly creative team, enjoy international collaborative research and present their work at centres of excellence in Europe and beyond.

    You will have:
    Either just completed your under-/post-graduate studies or will be entering the final year of your under-/post-graduate studies and may wish to have a summer placement that will best help you on your way to starting your professional career in intelligent systems R&D.

    A software engineering R&D background and working knowledge involving any one of the following areas is desirable but training will be given:

    - Enterprise Systems Integration- J2EE- Client Server Technology
    - Network Security & Trust Modelling, ID Management, Intrusion Detection Systems (IPS-IDS)
    - Real-time Signal Processing with Embedded Systems and Sensor Networks Integration for Ambient Intelligence
    - Semantic Workflow Integration, Semantic Grid, Semantic Web n* Services Simulation
    - Advanced Multimedia Interactive Systems Design, Multimodal ECAs
    - Advanced Signal Processing, Image Recognition, Image tracking, scene understanding, 3D modelling
    - Data Mining, linked mining, data warehousing, distributed databases, machine learning, CBR

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    12 years ago
    Research Assistants/Fellows



    Closing Date: 04/04/2008
    Reference Number: RS08016

    Department: School of Systems Engineering (Computer Science)
    Post Type: Full-time, fixed term up to one year
    Payscale: Grade 6 �25,134 per annum
    Contact Details:

    Informal contact details
    Contact role: Director Intelligent Media Systems Services Research Laboratory (IMSS)
    Contact name: Atta Badii
    Contact phone: +44 (0)118 3787842
    Contact email: atta.badii@reading.ac.uk

    Formal contact details
    Further information and application forms are available at www.reading.ac.uk/Jobs
    or telephone 0118 378 6771 (voicemail).

    Description:


    The University of Reading is one of the top research-intensive universities in the UK. The Intelligent Media Systems & Services Research Laboratory (IMSS, www.imss.reading.ac.uk) is an internationally well-established and dynamic group with a large and expanding portfolio of EU/DTI/MoD/EPSRC-funded research projects in strategic ICT fields and involving close alliances with world-class academic and industrial players in the UK and globally. The IMSS research agenda is pushing forward the frontiers of advanced model-driven and service-oriented semantic-cognitive architectures as underpinned by agent technologies, middleware, ambient-assistive intelligence, and, multi-modal interfaces including virtual/augmented reality to realise smart and secure interactive-cooperative systems.

    We are offering to self-motivated individuals with software engineering and research experience, the opportunity to work within a highly creative team, enjoy international collaborative research and present their work at centres of excellence in Europe and beyond.
    You will have:

    A Maters Degree qualification in Computer Science or a closely associated discipline with software and systems engineering experience (exceptionally a 1st Class Honours Degree with a relevant final year project may be considered).

    A software engineering R&D background and working knowledge involving any one of the following areas is also required:

    - Enterprise Systems Integration- J2EE- Client Server Technology
    - Network Security & Trust Modelling, ID Management, Intrusion Detection Systems (IPS-IDS)
    - Real-time Signal Processing with Embedded Systems and Sensor Networks Integration for Ambient Intelligence
    - Semantic Workflow Integration, Semantic Grid, Semantic Web n* Services Simulation
    - Advanced Multimedia Interactive Systems Design, Multimodal ECAs
    - Advanced Signal Processing, Image Recognition, Image tracking, scene understanding, 3D modelling
    - Data Mining, linked mining, data warehousing, distributed databases, machine learning, CBR

    Further Information:

    http://www.reading.ac.uk/about/about-jobtype.asp?url=http://www.info.rdg.ac.uk/newjobs/details.asp?RefernceNumber=RS08016
    13 years ago
    Senior Research Fellows

    (Technical Research Project Management) �

    Intelligent Media Technologies



    Intelligent Media Systems & Services Research Laboratory www.imss.rdg.ac.uk)

    Interactive Pervasive Computing Research Themes

    School of Systems Engineering

    University of Reading



    Pay grade: 7

    Pay scale: �33,779 - �41,545 (approx. � 49K- �60K) per annum -subject to annual adjustment in accordance with national agreements)



    The University of Reading is one of the top twenty research-intensive universities in the UK. The Intelligent Media Systems & Services Research Laboratory (IMSS, www.imss.reading.ac.uk) is an internationally well-established and dynamic group with a large and expanding portfolio of EU/DTI/MoD/EPSRC-funded research projects in strategic Computer Science and ICT fields and involving close alliances with world-class academic and industrial players in the UK and globally. IMSS Research is pushing forward the frontiers of innovation in advanced model-driven and service-oriented semantic-cognitive architectures as underpinned by agent technologies, middleware, ambient intelligence, and, multi-modal interfaces including virtual/augmented reality to realise and formally validate smart and secure environments.



    IMSS is seeking pro-active Technical Research Project Managers (3 posts) to coordinate the work of Research Assistants, audit projects, support technical aspects of projects and attend research project management meetings in the UK and abroad. We are offering to self-motivated individuals with research leadership experience, an exciting career opportunity to work within a highly creative team and enjoy international collaborative research and present their work at centres of excellence in Europe and worldwide.



    You will have:

    � PhD in Computer Science or a closely associated discipline (or relevant 1st class degree plus extensive technical leadership experience on relevant research projects)

    � Strong, clear, concise writing (and presentation) skills both for writing technical reports and scientific papers.

    � Specialist R&D working knowledge involving any of the areas listed below (also see person specification as available through the website link given at the end of this document).



    - Data Mining, CBR, & Machine Learning

    - Natural Language Processing

    - Multimedia Computing

    - 3D Modelling -Reconstruction

    - Natural Algorithms (NN, GAs etc)

    - Image & Speech Recognition

    - Embedded Systems and Sensor Networks

    - Wireless Networks, Telecoms Protocols

    - Network Security (IPS/IDS)

    - Virtual/Augmented Reality

    - Access Technologies-ID Management, RFID

    - Digital Rights Management

    - Advanced Multi-modal Interfaces Design

    - Enterprise Applications J2EE-based

    Integration & Client Server Technologies

    - Distributed Databases

    - Semantic Web, Semantic Grid

    - Formal Methods, Simulation



    � Successful candidates may have the opportunity to pursue a relevant PhD Programme of Research supported under the University staff fee-waiver framework.



    For informal discussion and further information (e.g. further particulars, job and person specification) about the posts please contact the IMSS Director, Atta Badii by email (atta.badii@rdg.ac.uk) or phone 00 44 (0)118 378 7842



    The Application Form is available at www.reading.ac.uk/Jobs
    13 years ago
    Research Assistants/Fellows -Intelligent Media Technologies



    Intelligent Media Systems & Services Research Laboratory (www.imss.rdg.ac.uk)

    Interactive Pervasive Computing Research Themes

    School of Systems Engineering

    University of Reading



    Pay grade: 6



    Pay scale: �25134 - � 32796 (approx �37K- �47.5K) per annum -subject to annual adjustment in accordance with national agreements.



    The University of Reading is one of the top twenty research-intensive universities in the UK. The Intelligent Media Systems & Services Research Laboratory (IMSS, www.imss.reading.ac.uk) is an internationally well-established and dynamic group with a large and expanding portfolio of EU/DTI/MoD/EPSRC-funded research projects in strategic Computer Science and ICT fields and involving close alliances with world-class academic and industrial players in the UK and globally. IMSS Research is pushing forward the frontiers of innovation in advanced model-driven and service-oriented semantic-cognitive architectures as underpinned by agent technologies, middleware, ambient intelligence, and, multi-modal interfaces including virtual/augmented reality to realise and formally validate smart and secure environments.



    We are offering to self-motivated individuals with research leadership experience, the opportunity to work within a highly creative team, enjoy international collaborative research and present their work at centres of excellence in Europe and beyond.



    You will have:

    A PhD or Masters Degree qualification in Computer Science or in a closely associated discipline with software and systems engineering experience (exceptionally a 1st Class Honours Degree with a relevant final year project may be considered). Additionally candidates will have working knowledge of one of the 12 fields listed below as their specialist area:



    1) Data Mining Technologies

    � Data Mining,

    � Linked Mining

    � Data Warehousing

    � Distributed Databases

    � Machine Learning, CBR



    2) Natural Language Processing

    � Dialogue Management

    � Multi-modal Indexing

    � Query support



    3) Pattern Recognition & Optimisation

    � Speech & Sound Recognition

    � Speaker Recognition

    � Image Recognition & Tracking

    � Natural Algorithms & Adaptation( Neural Networks, Genetic Algorithms)



    4) Enterprise Systems Integration

    � Enterprise Applications J2EE-based Integration and Client Server Technologies

    � Semantic Workflow Integration



    5) Semantic Service-oriented Systems

    � Ontology Engineering,

    � Semantic Web/Grid

    � Web Services

    � Profiles Repositories Management

    � Agent-broker frameworks

    � Dynamic Media Adaptation & Personalisation (MPEG 21 Standards)

    � Metadata Standards such as XML, SOAP, .NET etc

    � Adaptive Media Transcoding



    6) 3D Modelling

    � 3D Modelling,

    � 3D Imaging, Reconstruction,

    � Visualisation,

    � Virtual Reality

    � Augmented Reality

    � Image Recognition & Motion Analysis



    7) Access & Tagging Technologies

    � ID Management

    � RFID



    8) Communications Technologies

    � Wireless Technology

    � Telecommunication Protocols

    � Network Security



    9) Embedded Systems:

    � Embedded-systems designs encompassing both hardware and software aspects (e.g. VHDL programming, Memory controller interfaces such as SRAM, SDR and DDR).

    � Experience of a range of parallel -programming techniques: parallel loops, loop-nest scheduling, parallel reduction, divide-and-conquer, pipelining, task-based parallelism

    � Real-time processing and parallel decoding of telecommunication protocols

    � FPGA design tools experience

    � Sensor Networks



    10) Rights Protection Technologies

    � Digital Rights Management including Finger Printing, WaterMarking & relevant MPEG21 standards



    11) Advanced Multi-modal Interfaces

    � Affective interfaces

    � Embedded Conversational Agents (ECAs-Avatars)



    12) Formal Methods, Simulation



    Successful candidates may have the opportunity to pursue a relevant PhD Programme of Research supported under the University staff fee-waiver framework.



    For informal discussion and further information (e.g. further particulars, job and person specification) about the posts please contact the IMSS Director, Atta Badii by email (atta.badii@rdg.ac.uk) or phone

    00 44 (0)118 378 7842



    The Application Form is available at www.reading.ac.uk/Jobs
    13 years ago
    Research Assistants/Fellows -Intelligent Media Technologies
    Intelligent Media Systems & Services Research Laboratory (www.imss.rdg.ac.uk)

    Ambient Intelligence Research Group
    School of Systems Engineering
    University of Reading
    Clothing date
    Pay grade: 6
    Pay scale: �25134 - � 30012 per annum (subject to annual adjustment in accordance with national agreements)

    The University of Reading is one of the top twenty research-intensive universities in the UK. The Intelligent Media Systems & Services Research Laboratory (IMSS, www.imss.reading.ac.uk) is an internationally well-established and dynamic group with a large and expanding portfolio of EU/DTI/MoD/EPSRC-funded research projects in strategic ICT fields and involving close alliances with world-class academic and industrial players in the UK and globally. IMSS Research is pushing forward the frontiers of advanced model-driven and service-oriented semantic-cognitive architectures as underpinned by agent technologies, middleware, ambient intelligence, and, multi-modal interfaces including virtual/augmented reality to realise smart and secure environments.

    We are offering to self-motivated individuals with research leadership experience, the opportunity to work within a highly creative team, enjoy international collaborative research and present their work at centres of excellence in Europe and beyond.

    You will have:
    A PhD or Masters Degree qualification in Computer Science or in a closely associated discipline with software and systems engineering experience (exceptionally a 1st Class Honours Degree with a relevant final year project may be considered). Additionally candidates will have working knowledge of one of the 12 fields listed below as their specialist area:

    1)Data Mining Technologies
    �Data Mining,
    �Linked Mining
    �Data Warehousing
    �Distributed Databases
    �Machine Learning, CBR

    2) Natural Language Processing
    �Dialogue Management
    �Multi-modal Indexing
    �Query support

    3) Pattern Recognition & Optimisation
    �Speech & Sound Recognition
    �Speaker Recognition
    �Image Recognition & Tracking
    �Natural Algorithms & Adaptation( Neural Networks, Genetic Algorithms)

    4) Enterprise Systems Integration
    �Enterprise Applications J2EE-based Integration and Client Server Technologies
    �Semantic Workflow Integration

    5) Semantic Service-oriented Systems
    � Ontology Engineering,
    �Semantic Web/Grid
    �Web Services
    �Profiles Repositories Management
    �Agent-broker frameworks
    � Dynamic Media Adaptation & Personalisation (MPEG 21 Standards)
    �Metadata Standards such as XML, SOAP, .NET etc
    �Adaptive Media Transcoding

    6) 3D Modelling
    �3D Modelling,
    �3D Imaging, Reconstruction,
    �Visualisation,
    �Virtual Reality
    �Augmented Reality
    �Image Recognition & Motion Analysis

    7) Access & Tagging Technologies
    �ID Management
    �RFID

    8) Communications Technologies
    �Wireless Technology
    �Telecommunication Protocols
    �Network Security

    9) Embedded Systems:
    �Embedded-systems designs encompassing both hardware and software aspects (e.g. VHDL programming, Memory controller interfaces such as SRAM, SDR and DDR).
    �Experience of a range of parallel -programming techniques: parallel loops, loop-nest scheduling, parallel reduction, divide-and-conquer, pipelining, task-based parallelism
    �Real-time processing and parallel decoding of telecommunication protocols.
    �FPGA design tools experience.
    �Sensor Networks

    10) Rights Protection Technologies
    �Digital Rights Management including Finger Printing, WaterMarking & relevant MPEG21 standards

    11)Advanced Multi-modal Interfaces
    �Affective interfaces
    �Embedded Conversational Agents (ECAs-Avatars)

    12) Forensic Computing

    Successful candidates may have the opportunity to pursue a relevant PhD Programme of Research supported under the University staff fee-waiver framework.

    For informal discussion and further information about the posts please contact the IMSS Director, Atta Badii by email (atta.badii@rdg.ac.uk) or phone 00 44 (0)118 378 7842

    Further particulars and application form etc are available at www.reading.ac.uk/Jobs or telephone 00 44 (0)118 378 6771 (voicemail).
    13 years ago
    Intelligent Media Systems & Services Research Laboratory (www.imss.rdg.ac.uk)
    Ambient Intelligence Research Group
    School of Systems Engineering
    University of Reading
    Closing date: 2. November 2007
    Pay grade: 7
    Pay scale: �33,779 - �41,545 (subject to annual adjustment in accordance with national agreements)

    The University of Reading is one of the top twenty research-intensive universities in the UK. The Intelligent Media Systems & Services Research Laboratory (IMSS, www.imss.reading.ac.uk) is an internationally well-established and dynamic group with a large and expanding portfolio of EU/DTI/MoD/EPSRC-funded research projects in strategic ICT fields and involving close alliances with world-class academic and industrial players in the UK and globally. IMSS Research is pushing forward the frontiers of advanced model-driven and service-oriented semantic-cognitive architectures as underpinned by agent technologies, middleware, ambient intelligence, and, multi-modal interfaces including virtual/augmented reality to realise smart and secure environments.

    IMSS is seeking pro-active Technical R&D Project Managers (3 posts) to coordinate the work of Research Assistants, audit projects, support technical aspects of projects and attend project management meetings in the UK and abroad. We are offering to self-motivated individuals with research leadership experience, an exciting career opportunity to work within a highly creative team and enjoy international collaborative research and present their work at centres of excellence in Europe and worldwide.

    You will have:
    �PhD in Computer Science or closely associated discipline (or relevant 1st class degree plus extensive technical leadership experience on collaborative international projects)
    �Strong, clear, concise writing (and presentation) skills both for writing technical reports and scientific papers.
    �Specialist R&D working knowledge involving any of the areas listed below (also see person specification)

    -Data Mining, CBR, & Machine Learning
    -Natural Language Processing
    -Multimedia Computing
    -3D Modelling -Reconstruction
    -Natural Algorithms (NN, GAs etc)
    -Image & Speech Recognition
    -Embedded Systems and Sensor Networks
    -Wireless Networks, Telecoms Protocols
    -Network Security (IPS/IDS)
    -Virtual/Augmented Reality
    -Access Technologies-ID Management, RFID
    -Digital Rights Management
    -Advanced Multi-modal Interfaces Design
    -Forensic Computing
    -Enterprise Applications J2EE-based
    Integration & Client Server Technologies
    �Successful candidates may have the opportunity to pursue a relevant PhD Programme of Research supported under the University staff fee-waiver framework.

    For informal discussion and further information about the posts please contact the IMSS Director, Atta Badii by email (atta.badii@rdg.ac.uk) or phone 00 44 (0)118 378 7842

    Further particulars and application form etc are available at www.reading.ac.uk/Jobs
    or telephone 00 44 (0)118 378 6771 (voicemail).
    13 years ago