Department: School of Systems Engineering (Computer Science) Post Type: Full-time, fixed term internship Payscale: Grade 5 �25,137 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Formal contact details Further information and application forms are available at www.reading.ac.uk/Jobs or telephone 0118 378 6771 (voicemail).
Description: The University of Reading is one of the top research-intensive universities in the UK. The Intelligent Media Systems & Services Research Laboratory (IMSS, www.imss.reading.ac.uk) 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 R&D aptitude, 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: Either just completed your under-/post-graduate studies or will be entering the final year of your under-/post-graduate studies and may wish to have a summer placement that will best help you on your way to starting your professional career in intelligent systems R&D.
A software engineering R&D background and working knowledge involving any one of the following areas is desirable but training will be given:
- Enterprise Systems Integration- J2EE- Client Server Technology - Network Security & Trust Modelling, ID Management, Intrusion Detection Systems (IPS-IDS) - Real-time Signal Processing with Embedded Systems and Sensor Networks Integration for Ambient Intelligence - Semantic Workflow Integration, Semantic Grid, Semantic Web n* Services Simulation - Advanced Multimedia Interactive Systems Design, Multimodal ECAs - Advanced Signal Processing, Image Recognition, Image tracking, scene understanding, 3D modelling - Data Mining, linked mining, data warehousing, distributed databases, machine learning, CBR