[Humanist] 22.608 open position; internship

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 22, No. 608.
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  [1]   From:    Catherine Pelachaud <catherine.pelachaud at telecom-         (39)
                paristech.fr>
        Subject: Open position at CNRS - TELECOM ParisTech

  [2]   From:    "Rauterberg, G.W.M." <G.W.M.Rauterberg at tue.nl>            (18)
        Subject: ENJMIN Internship


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        Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2009 17:48:42 +0000
        From: Catherine Pelachaud <catherine.pelachaud at telecom-paristech.fr>
        Subject: Open position at CNRS - TELECOM ParisTech


*Opening:* 1 post-doctoral research fellow

*
We are looking for a candidate with experience in 3D computer graphics.

*Topic:*
The project takes place within the ECA system Greta. This ECA system 
accepts as input a text to be said by the agent. The text has been 
enriched with information on the manner the text ought to be said (i.e. 
with which communicative acts it should be said). The behavioral engine 
computes the synchronized verbal and nonverbal behaviors of the agent. 
The animation module follows the MPEG-4 and the H-Anim standards. This 
work is part of the EU project CALLAS (http://www.callas-newmedia.eu/). 
CALLAS aims to provide a new paradigm for investigating a more 
comprehensive set of emotions in multimodal interfaces tailored to New 
Media environments, changing the way we perceive contemporary and future 
media applications.

The animation module designed so far has implemented arm movements only. 
It needs to be extended to the full upper body, in particular to the 
torso and shoulder. The body animation needs also to produce expressive 
animations.

We are seeking for one candidate with knowledge in 3D computer graphics. 
Having experience on 3D human body animation is a plus. The candidate 
will participate in the project's research activities, and will assist 
with the development of demonstration prototypes.

*Project Length*: 12 months
*Place*: TELECOM ParisTech
*Stipend*: around 2000 euros depending on applicant’s qualification
*Contact*:
Catherine Pelachaud
catherine.pelachaud at telecom-paristech.fr
http://www.tsi.enst.fr/~pelachau

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NEW EMAIL: catherine.pelachaud at telecom-paristech.fr
(catherine.pelachaud at inria.fr and pelachaud at iut.univ-paris8.fr are obsolete)

CNRS - LTCI UMR 5141  
Institut TELECOM - TELECOM ParisTech          
46 rue Barrault            
75013 Paris  FRANCE
tel: +33 (0)1 45 81 83 04
http://www.tsi.enst.fr/~pelachau   catherine.pelachaud at telecom-paristech.fr


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        Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2009 22:20:29 +0000
        From: "Rauterberg, G.W.M." <G.W.M.Rauterberg at tue.nl>
        Subject: ENJMIN Internship
        In-Reply-To: <00a701c9a1a5$b6144fb0$223cef10$@natkin at cnam.fr>


The Graduate School of Games and Interactive Media (ENJMIN, www.enjmin.fr http://www.enjmin.fr/ ) is looking for Internships for students finishing the Master degree in one of the following specialties:

Producers
Game Design
Graphic Design
Sound Design
Programmers
Ergonomics and man machine interface

After a bachelor in their fields they have been trained during two years
from a theoretical and practical point of view to design and develop
computer games. Before the Internship, the second year ends by the pre
production of a game developed by a tem of 9 to 10 students coming from each
field.

The Internship may begin in April and end in September with a whole duration
of at least four months.

Pr. Stephane Natkin
Directeur ENJMIN/CNAM http://www.enjmin.fr http://www.enjmin.fr/
Responsable de l'équipe MIM CEDRIC/CNAM http://cedric.cnam.fr<http://cedric.cnam.fr/>
mobile 33 6 84 10 29 42




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