1 PHD POSITION IN DEEP LEARNING FOR CULTURAL HERITAGE (COMPUTER SCIENCE) AT THE IIT IN COLLABORATION WITH UNIVERSITÀ CA’ FOSCARI di VENEZIA (UniVe, administrative headquarter) - [ PhD ]

Workplace: Venezia, CCHT
Added on: 28/02/2019 - Expires on: 10/04/2019

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:

Deep Learning for Cultural Heritage

This research theme will develop methods of inference across visual information, using novel approaches to identify Cultural Heritage/Digital Humanities assets. Such approaches will enable to recognize Cultural Heritage objects, features, and semantic relationships between objects and features.

This theme will be performed in collaboration with experts from Cultural Heritage and Machine Learning.

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 labeled under Computer Science.

Please, apply before the deadline: April 10th 2019, 13:00 (Italian time)

Email for contacts: ccht@iit.it

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Cultural Heritage Technologies

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