IIT has established a collaboration with the Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics of Università Ca’ Foscari – Venezia and finances 1 scholarship linked to a PhD position available at the PhD Course in Computer Science, organized by Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia. Research and training activities are jointly conducted at the Center for Cultural Heritage Technology and Università Ca’ Foscari.
The position offered is bound to the following topic:
Data Analysis Methods for Cultural Heritage
The objective of this research theme is to develop novel data analysis algorithms to enrich the information and understanding of Computer Vision and/or Material Science applications in Cultural Heritage/Digital Humanities. The aim is to develop novel methods based on deep learning, graph inference, multi-task learning, factorization and transfer learning, to enhance their effectiveness on the relevant applications, such as (but not limited to):
– Knowledge Graph connectivity and decision inference
– Temporal understanding of multi-modal data
– Material chemical or visual property prediction.
This theme will be performed in collaboration with experts from Cultural Heritage, Computer Vision and/or Material Science.
The recipient of the scholarship will develop the project under the supervision of the Center Coordinator, Arianna Traviglia, and of the scientific Principal Investigator of the Center, in Venice, and at the Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics of the Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia.
The successful candidate will be part of an exciting and international working environment and will work in brand new laboratories equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation.
Excellent communication skills in English, as well as the ability to interact effectively with members of the research team, are mandatory.
In order to apply for these positions, it is mandatory to refer to the procedures administered by the Università Ca’ Foscari. The official call is available at this link: PHD degree | how to apply. The relevant section for this position is labelled under Computer Science.
Please, apply before the deadline: April 10th 2019, 13:00 (Italian time)
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