This position is part of the European Training Network JOLT with 15 Multidisciplinary PhD Positions in Digital and Data Journalism. The PhD researcher at the UvA (see project number 4) will develop new algorithms for topic thread discovery in large multimodal data sets (images, text, video, and their metadata), use these algorithms as the basis for interactive topic thread visualization and bring them together in a prototype for multimodal topic thread exploration in the domain of investigative journalism. Methodologies will include deep learning, multimedia analytics, multimedia mining, and information visualization.
Employer: Informatics Institute, University of Amsterdam
Expiration date: Wednesday, May 30, 2018
More information: http://fujomedia.eu/jolt-etn/