Post-doc opportunity @ Irisa/Inria Rennes, France – Multimodal Audiovisual Content Analysis

LINKMEDIA is a research team of IRISA and Inria Rennes, France, working on the development of future technology enabling content-based description of and access to multimedia content, combining computer vision and image processing, speech and audio processing, natural language processing, information retrieval and media mining. LINKMEDIA participates to the NexGenTV project, an industry-academia joint venture on the analysis and enrichment of TV content. Television is undergoing a revolution, moving from the TV screen to multiple screens. Today’s user watches TV while exploring the web, searching for complementary information and commenting on social networks. Facing this situation, NexGenTV was thought to offer news solutions for the creation of rich multiscreen content and applications.

In this context, we are recruiting for a post-doctoral researcher specialized in audiovisual content analysis to develop, study and evaluate novel approaches for multimodal person recognition, clustering and linking in TV content. Research activities will take place at IRISA/Inria Rennes, France, within the LINKMEDIA team, in close collaboration with the partners of NexGenTV. Particular interaction with EURECOM is foreseen.

Prospective candidates should hold a PhD degree in a domain close to the research topic, preferably in one of the following specialism: multimodal modeling, speech and audio processing, speaker recognition, computer vision.

Employer: CNRS, Irisa, Rennes, France

Expiration date: Saturday, April 1, 2017

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