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whwarren37
05-07-2003, 02:20 PM
POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE IN PERCEPTION & ACTION
BROWN UNIVERSITY

A post-doctoral position in Perception & Action is available
beginning July 1, 2003, for at least one year. Research uses a
state-of-the-art Virtual Reality laboratory to investigate the visual
control of human locomotor behavior in dynamic environments,
including steering, obstacle avoidance, interception, catching, and
interactions with other agents during active walking. Control
strategies are modeled using dynamical systems techniques, with
applications to robotics. Facilities include a 12 x 12 m VR lab, SGI
graphics, camera-based motion analysis system, force plate.
Candidates should have a background in perceptual and/or motor
research and expertise in some combination of computer graphics
programming, kinematic motion analysis and signal processing, and/or
dynamical systems modeling. Ph.D. must be completed before starting.
Salary is competitive, and position is renewable pending grant
funding. Send vita, brief statement of research interests, and 3
letters of reference to Dr. William H. Warren, Post-Doc Search, Dept.
of Cognitive & Linguistic Sciences, Brown University, Providence, RI
02912 USA. Applications will be reviewed until the position is
filled. Brown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer.

Interested? Contact: Bill_Warren@brown.edu
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William H. Warren, Professor and Chair
Dept. of Cognitive & Linguistic Sciences
Brown University, Box 1978
Providence, RI 02912

(401)863-3980 ofc, 863-2255 FAX
Bill_Warren@brown.edu

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