Project: ‘Cultural Landscapes Scanner (CLS): Earth Observation and automated detection of subsoil undiscovered cultural heritage sites via AI approaches’
Commitment & contract: PostDoc (Collaborator)
At IIT we work enthusiastically to develop human-centered Science and Technology to tackle some of the most pressing societal challenges of our times and transfer these technologies to the production system and society. Our Genoa headquarters are strictly interconnected with the other 11 centers around Italy and two outstations based in the US. We promote excellence in basic and applied research such as neuroscience and cognition, humanoid technologies and robotics, nanotechnology, materials for a truly multidisciplinary scientific experience.
You’d be working in a multicultural and multi-disciplinary group, where computational scientists (Machine Learning, Computer Vision, image processing, big data and high performance computing), material engineers, chemists, physicists, and archaeologists collaborate, each with their own expertise, to carry out common research.
The Center for Cultural Heritage Technology (CCHT) in Venice is coordinated by Arianna Traviglia, who has extensive experience in mediating the inclusion of technology within the study and management of cultural heritage and in cultural landscape management.
Research at CCHT focuses on promoting cutting-edge technologies and approaches for analysis and preservation of Cultural Heritage. This includes analyzing past landscapes using EO via ML-based approaches to detect yet-unknown, subsoil cultural heritage sites and other anthropogenic and environmental features.
Within the team, your main responsibilities will be:
The candidate will collaborate with CCHT researchers in a project developed in partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA): ‘Cultural Landscapes Scanner (CLS): Earth Observation and automated detection of subsoil undiscovered cultural heritage sites via AI approaches’. Contract number 4000132058/20/NL/MH/ic.
The position will require regular travel to partners’ research facilities for periods from one to several weeks, depending on needs.
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?
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