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Research Assistants/Fellows at IMSS, University of Reading

Closing Date: 04/04/2008

Reference Number: RS08016

Department: School of Systems Engineering (Computer Science)

Post Type: Full-time, fixed term up to one year

Payscale: Grade 6 £25,134 per annum

Contact Details:

Informal contact details

Contact role: Director Intelligent Media Systems Services Research Laboratory (IMSS) Contact name: Atta Badii

Contact phone: +44 (0)118 3787842

Contact email:

Formal contact details

Further information and application forms are available at or telephone 0118 378 6771 (voicemail).


The University of Reading is one of the top research-intensive universities in the UK. The Intelligent Media Systems & Services Research Laboratory (IMSS, is an internationally well-established and dynamic group with a large and expanding portfolio of EU/DTI/MoD/EPSRC-funded research projects in strategic ICT fields and involving close alliances with world-class academic and industrial players in the UK and globally. The IMSS research agenda is pushing forward the frontiers of advanced model-driven and service-oriented semantic-cognitive architectures as underpinned by agent technologies, middleware, ambient-assistive intelligence, and, multi-modal interfaces including virtual/augmented reality to realise smart and secure interactive-cooperative systems.

We are offering to self-motivated individuals with software engineering and research experience, the opportunity to work within a highly creative team, enjoy international collaborative research and present their work at centres of excellence in Europe and beyond.

You will have:

A Maters Degree qualification in Computer Science or a closely associated discipline with software and systems engineering experience (exceptionally a 1st Class Honours Degree with a relevant final year project may be considered).

A software engineering R&D background and working knowledge involving any one of the following areas is also required:

Ø Enterprise Systems Integration- J2EE- Client Server Technology

Ø Network Security & Trust Modelling, ID Management, Intrusion Detection Systems (IPS-IDS)

Ø Real-time Signal Processing with Embedded Systems and Sensor Networks Integration for Ambient Intelligence

Ø Semantic Workflow Integration, Semantic Grid, Semantic Web n* Services Simulation

Ø Advanced Multimedia Interactive Systems Design, Multimodal ECAs

Ø Advanced Signal Processing, Image Recognition, Image tracking, scene understanding, 3D modelling

Ø Data Mining, linked mining, data warehousing, distributed databases, machine learning, CBR

Further Information:

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