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PostPosted: Fri Sep 19, 1997 2:04 pm    
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#13 Job: PhD Research Position on Image Fusion

X-Sun-Charset: US-ASCII

PhD Research Position (4 years) on Image Fusion


The combination of images from different sensor modalities and with
different resolution into a single (more informative) image.

The Perception Department of the TNO Human Factors Research Institute
develops and evaluates algorithms to fuse images from different
electro- optical sensing modalities. Applications are target
detection and recognition, obstacle avoidance, surveillance and

The aim of this project is to develop, implement and evaluate
algorithms to fuse images from multiple sensing modalities in a single
display with increased information content. The appearance of the
fused image should be invariant for time of day, and changes in
weather conditions and seasonal changes. The display should result in
an optimal task performance. The operational value of the algorithms
that are developed will be evaluated by measuring the task performance
of human obersvers performing detection, localisation, surveillance
and navigation tasks with fused imagery and in realistic scenario's.

The project is a collaboration between Signaal, TNO-HFRI and
University Utrecht.


The development and implementation of image fusion algorithms; the
design and performance of observer experiments to validate the newly
developed algorithms.

A training and educational program can be provided.

The work should result in a PhD thesis.


Candidates should be citizens of one of the NATO countries
and should have
- a degree in one of the exact sciences ,
- ample programming experience ,
- knowledge of and affinity with quantitative methods and techniques .

Interest in psychophysics is a prerequisite.
Experience in digital image processing is an advantage.


Dr. J.M. Valeton
Tel.: (+) 31-346-356239

Dr. A. Toet
Tel. : (+) 31-346-356237

TNO Human Factors Research Institute
Kampweg 5
3769 DE Soesterberg
The Netherlands
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