Microsoft PhD Scholarship in Computer Vision

Dr. Matthew Brown and Dr. Antonio Criminisi

Applications are invited for a fully funded PhD studentship in Computer Vision. This will be co-supervised by Dr. Matthew Brown (University of Bath) and Dr. Antonio Criminisi (Microsoft Research Cambridge). The successful applicant will be based at the University of Bath, with frequent visits to Microsoft Research Cambridge anticipated. The successful applicant will also be eligible for internships at MSR.

Areas of interest include: Large-Scale Visual Recognition, Segmentation as Recognition, and Decision Trees/Forests. Applications will include detailed and scalable visual recognition, expert classification systems (e.g., biological and medical classification), and scalable recognition (e.g., ImageNet).

Applicants must have or be soon to obtain:

* Strong Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics or Mathematics 

* Solid mathematical ability and excellent programming skills 

* Experience in Computer Vision, Graphics and/or Machine Learning preferred

To apply online please visit:

Deadline: May 10th 2013

For informal enquiries please contact: Dr. Matthew Brown

Financial support includes tuition fees and a tax-free stipend of £16,000, plus a generous travel and equipment bursary. 

The University of Bath is one of the UK’s leading universities, with an international reputation for quality research and teaching. The city of Bath is a cultural and sporting centre with a high quality of life.

Microsoft Research Cambridge is among the most prestigious research organisations in the world, publishing high quality research in a range of disciplines and facilitating technology transfer via Microsoft Corporation.

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