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Informatics & Digital Engineering
Aston University Main Campus
£36,333 to £40,745
Grade: Grade 08
(up to 14 months)
Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 07 June 2023
To be confirmed
Release Date: Monday 22 May 2023
The project: Autonomous Traffic Management Trial for Coventry City Council
This project aims to validate our work on smart traffic management [press, paper] using, for the first time, a set of real junctions in collaboration with Coventry City Council. Our system, a unique, fully adaptive control system that applies deep reinforcement learning for optimizing traffic signals in real time, based solely on live camera footage from intersections, has been shown to significantly outperform all other methods, which typically rely on manually designed signal phase transitions.
The successful applicant will have a strong undergraduate/masters degree and a PhD in computer science, engineering, mathematics or a related discipline as well as excellent programming and analytical/mathematical skills.
Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. It promotes equality and diversity in all aspects of its work. We strive to have robust inclusivity strategies in place, including race and sexual orientation, to encourage colleagues to have the confidence and freedom to be themselves in the workplace. For more information, visit: https://www2.aston.ac.uk/about/inclusive-aston
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