[Ieee_vis_open_positions] PhD position in Visual Analytics for Paintings at the University of Amsterdam

Marcel Worring m.worring at uva.nl
Wed May 4 21:18:41 CEST 2016

*PhD position in Visual Analytics for Paintings at the University of 

The aim of this project is to develop a visual analytics framework in 
which art historians and automatic systems in a synergetic manner create 
the stylistic history of large collections of paintings in terms of 
visual characteristics, place, and time. The technical challenge is to 
learn relevant features from large collections of digital paintings, 
interactively learn the similarity among the paintings and from there 
arrive at a means of automatic visual story telling.  For more 
information see 

        Tasks for the PhD student

  * Research and develop innovative visual analytics methodologies
    integrating advanced computer vision, machine learning, and
    information visualization techniques;
  * liaise with art historians from the UvA and imaging experts from the
    Image Department of the Rijksmuseum to ingest domain knowledge and
    assure impact;
  * evaluate the methods with art historians on large collections of

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