The successful applicant will work on a project that investigates the synchronous processing of linguistic and visual information.
The PhD student will be part of a team of experts in linguistic and visual processing, including both experimentalists and computational modellers.
The student will contribute to the modelling component of the project, and should have previous experience in image processing, computer vision, or computational models of perception and attention.
Applicants should have a good honours degree or equivalent in cognitive science, artificial intelligence, computer science, or a related discipline. Good programming skills, preferably in Matlab, Java, C, or C++, are required. Familiarity with probabilistic modelling and machine learning is essential.
The studentship will provide maintenance only funding at an enhanced UK research council rate.
Informal enquiries regarding this studentship can be made to Dr Frank Keller (keller [at] inf.ed.ac.uk).
Applications are welcome from International candidates.
Follow the links below for more details and application contacts.