PhD position at EURECOM on Radio-assisted image inpainting
25 Août 2023
Catégorie : Doctorant
Wireless communications and computer vision have evolved as separate scientific areas. However, with the advent of new sensor technologies and AI-based signal processing algorithms in both telecommunication and computer vision, new joint studies are now possible . For examples, wireless communications could benefit from visual data to prevent blockage whereas computer vision could gain robustness against occlusions if helped by radio-based imaging.
Within the context of a new European project converge https://converge-project.eu/) whose motto is "communicate to see and see to communicate", EURECOM proposes a PhD position to work on "radio assisted image inpainting" . The objective is to guess what a camera cannot see because of partial (e.g. an object) or total (e.g. wall ) occlusions thanks to existing radio/wireless waves attached to WiFi and or 4/5G signals present in the same space. In the opposite way, computer vision can allow to see obstacles that can create problems in the propagation of radio waves .
 Nishio, T., Koda, Y., Park, J., Bennis, M., & Doppler, K. (2021). When wireless communications meet computer vision in beyond 5G. IEEE Communications Standards Magazine, 5(2), 76-83.
 Hanyu Xiang, Qin Zou, Muhammad Ali Nawaz, Xianfeng Huang, Fan Zhang, Hongkai Yu, Deep learning for image inpainting: A survey, Pattern Recognition, Volume 134, 2023.
 Fadel Adib and Dina Katabi. 2013. See through walls with WiFi!. SIGCOMM Comput. Commun. Rev. 43, 4 (August 2013), 75-86. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2534169.2486039
 Charan, G., Alrabeiah, M., & Alkhateeb, A. (2021). Vision-aided 6G wireless communications: Blockage prediction and proactive handoff. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 70(10), 10193-10208
- Education Level / Degree : Master
- Field / specialty: Signal & Image processing / Artificial Intelligence / Communications
EURECOM is a major Engineering School and a Research Center in digital sciences founded in 1991 as a consortium in the international technology park of Sophia Antipolis. The IMT is a founding member of the GIE. Teaching and research activities are organized around 3 promising fields: digital security, communication systems and Data Science.
EURECOM has a staff of 150 (researchers and support teams) and welcomes 400 international students on the Campus Sophia Tech, the largest information science and technology campus of the region. EURECOM enjoys a privileged geographical environment on the French Riviera (Côte d'Azur), between sea and mountains, at the heart of a dynamic and multidisciplinary ecosystem that promotes high-level scientific and technological innovation.
The application must include:
- Detailed curriculum,
- Name and address of 2 references.
Applications should be submitted by e-mail to email@example.com the reference SN/JLD/CONVERGE
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org (http://www.eurecom.fr/~dugelay)